Email Security

Security is a growing concern for all businesses, especially small and medium businesses. Email is one of the most easily hacked parts of a company network, and once an intruder is in your email system it can be easy for them to gain access to other areas. Here are a few tips to help secure your email systems from intruders.  …

4 Things To Consider When Choosing An Internet Provider

Location The location where you live and work is the most important factor when choosing an internet service provider. Not all providers have service in every area. Rural areas may be more of a challenge than urban cities. Do a web search for internet providers available in your zip code area. Internet Speed The more users and devices you have, …

15 Things You Might Not Know About St. Patrick’s Day

1. We Should Really Wear Blue Saint Patrick himself would have to deal with pinching on his feast day. His color was “Saint Patrick’s blue,” a light shade. The color green only became associated with the big day after it was linked to the Irish independence movement in the late 18th century. 2. Saint Patrick Was British Although he made …

6 Tips to Conquer Electronic Etiquette

If you have a standard job, you probably use email all day, every day. It’s probably safe to assume that in one eight hour period you send more emails than you speak words. Sad, but true. But because of this, it’s important to know the ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’ of proper email etiquette. You don’t want to be giving off the …

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

The popularity of mobile devices has had some unintended and sometimes deadly consequences. An alarming number of traffic accidents are linked to driving while distracted, including use of mobile devices while driving, resulting in injury and loss of life. The most recent national statistics are sobering. Over 8 people are killed and 1,161 are injured daily in incidents reported as …

Spoofing and Caller ID

What is spoofing and how does it work? “Spoofing” occurs when a caller deliberately falsifies the information transmitted to your caller ID display to disguise their identity. Spoofing is often used as part of an attempt to trick someone into giving away valuable personal information so it can be used in fraudulent activity or sold illegally. U.S. law and FCC …

10 Tricks to Increase Productivity and Reduce Stress

Every business owner would love a strategy to reduce stress and increase productivity within the company, right? Take a quick moment to think: How does your company culture affect those who work within it? Overloaded, stressed out employees aren’t helping your bottom line. What’s worse, their stress often starts before they even clock-in. Here are ten tips to help reduce …

4 Inspirational Quotes to Inspire Your Inner Leader

Whether they’re proudly displayed on your office wall or hidden inside your bottom desk drawer, we all have our go-to inspirational quotes. It might be a tad embarrassing or a little melodramatic, but either way, they’re good for you. These extremely cheesy, uplifting, and motivational quotes do just that: layer on the cheese but uplift and motivate in the process. …

How to Tell if You’re a Victim of Identity Theft

Once personal information has been leaked into the hands of a cybercriminal, it’s easy for them to steal your identity and from there, the possibilities are endless. Everyone is probably tired of hearing about Equifax at this point, but the silver lining to the insane media coverage is bringing awareness to the general public about the consequences of lax cybersecurity. …

Best Personal Assistant Apps to Increase Productivity

Stay organized every hour of the day with an assistant that lives on your smart device, keeping you virtually prepared for whatever the day throws at you. Siri may be just a phrase away, but you need a reliable application when it comes to your busy schedule and everyday to-do list. Below are six of the most raved-about personal assistant …