Stand out from the crowd on social media

Stand out from the crowd on social media

Most of us know that gaining a foothold on social media takes time and effort. But if you’re at the point where you’ve already put in hundreds of hours of work with few results to show for it, you’re likely doing something wrong. There could be a number of different reasons for this, but here is a common trap that a lot of social media newbies fall into.

Marketing tips for your business

Marketing tips for your business

No matter how wonderful your company’s product or service, if you don’t advertise then no one will know about it. The goal of any advertising campaign should be to reach the largest audience for the lowest cost possible. If executed properly, advertising will serve as a powerful tool to boost your business’s profits sky high.

False productivity tips – and fixes

False productivity tips – and fixes

In today’s fast-paced business environment, business productivity has never been more imperative for keeping up with the competition and boosting opportunities to stay ahead. But the fact is that many of the tips you read about simply don’t work, and they could even make things worse by actually lowering your productivity.

Say goodbye to passwords with Windows 10

Say goodbye to passwords with Windows 10

Imagine a world where you no longer rely on passwords. What would it look like? Would there be flying cars speeding through the skies? Would there be robots serving you coffee in Starbucks? While these two changes are still probably decades away, a password-free world is not.

4 ways to backup your data

4 ways to backup your data

Data backup is one of the most important aspects of your company’s infrastructure. Without data availability, your business will come to a standstill. So it’s bizarre that most business owners fail to have a proper data backup strategy in place – and when disasters strike, it will be too late to act.

Something old, something new…

In the past several days, we’ve been visited by some old malware friends, mostly through email, and mostly caught. But, we recently spent a couple “enjoyable” (note tongue planted firmly in cheek) days cleaning up a CryptoWall 3.0 infection. The old, orginal Cryptolocker has been defanged for a while – but there are always new Crypto variants which have gotten better at escaping detection and defying cleanup.

Plenty to watch out for from Apple after WWDC

Hardware_Jun11_AFor keen users of Apple technology across the globe, the technology giant’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is the event to watch for news of the company’s latest projects and upcoming releases. This year’s WWDC took place earlier this month in San Francisco, with the keynote speech giving a rundown of what Apple has on the cards in the months and years to come.

Outlook’s Clutter email filter rolls out

Outlook’s Clutter email filter rolls out

Email plays a huge part in the average day of the modern business person, but it’s easy to see how many of us get overloaded. The sheer number of messages we now receive through email is enough to prove a distraction from our real jobs. And for all the tips we might read on how to block out email-free periods of our day, or unsubscribe from unwanted newsletters, somehow the trash keeps coming.

Get the most out of Mac OS with these nifty tips

Get the most out of Mac OS with these nifty tips

Most Mac users love the user-friendly, easy-to-navigate interface the Apple brand is known for. But did you know that using your Mac can be even easier? It’s hard to believe, but if you’ve never taken the time to get familiar with your system’s shortcuts, there are a few that are sure to save you hours of time in the long run and bring a new level of usability and ease to your beloved Mac.