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Tips to speed up your WordPress website

February 27th, 2016

2016Feb25_Web_BWhether it’s instant coffee, a quick commute or fast food, in today’s world, speed matters. And when it comes to websites, this principle could not be more true. 21st century Internet surfers expect a site to load in at least three, if not two seconds.

Tips to use Office 365 more productively

February 26th, 2016

2016Feb24_Office365_BWhen you first purchased Office 365, you were likely hyped about the productivity gains it can produce. But if your business has yet to realize them, you may be feeling a bit miffed or agitated that the service didn’t deliver on its promise. However, it’s wise to remember that in order to get the most out of a service, regardless of what it is, you need to know how to utilize it properly.

How virtualization helps cut costs

February 26th, 2016

2016Feb26_VirtualizationGeneral_BSmall and medium-sized businesses have been seeing improvements in cost reduction and disaster recovery with the adoption of virtualization. Over the last year, virtualization has enabled Strem Chemicals, a Massachusetts-based manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals, to see improvements beyond their bottom line.

Test the VoIP waters with these 4 apps

February 19th, 2016

2016Feb19_VoIPGeneral_BVoIP – the mere mention of the word can send shudders down a business owner’s spine. With such an odd name, it may make little sense to utilize something so unfamiliar in your business. You may want to know more about it before committing to a full blown system for you and your employees.

Windows 10 privacy protection tips

February 18th, 2016

2016Feb18_MicrosoftWindowsNewsAndTips_BPrivacy is a luxury that few can afford to be without. However, private information can be easily compromised by hackers, scorned lovers and even operating systems themselves. Rumors run rampant concerning the data collection Windows 10 subjects its users to, so don’t wait to secure your business information.

4 steps to enhance your online image

February 17th, 2016

2016Feb18_MicrosoftWindowsNewsAndTips_BReputation and image management has come a long way from being the vapid process it was decades ago. It is now vital to those wishing to find wealth, trustworthiness and entrepreneurial longevity, and nowhere is this more important than on the Internet.

How scary is the new Mac scareware?

February 16th, 2016

2016Feb16_AppleMacOS_BJust when you thought it was safe to surf the Internet waves on your Mac computer…if malware could have a catchphrase, this play on the classic Jaws 2 tagline would be quite fitting for a recently discovered scareware. It’s sneakier and more convincing than almost anything that’s come before.

Become better with these productivity tips

February 15th, 2016

2016Feb15_Productivity_BIf you’re grinding away at your desk, stuck at the office for another late night, wondering when you’ll ever complete that final task on your to-do-list, there is hope: principles that can be applied to make you more productive. These ideas will not only improve the quality of your work and business, but also the quality of your life.

LinkedIn tips for the SMB

February 12th, 2016

2016Feb12_BusinessValue_BWhile there is a lot of information out there about how to gain value from LinkedIn, most of it is aimed at large companies or individuals. Some of this information can be useful, but some of it can cause you to make mistakes that present your business in the wrong light.

5 time-saving Microsoft Word tips

February 11th, 2016

2016Feb11_Office_BMicrosoft Word has become the top choice of many businesses when it comes to word processing. Its capabilities go far beyond basic document editing – you can use Word to create professional documents such as invoices, statements, proposals, and even incorporate data visualization tools to add tables and graphs to your documents.