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Social media tips for SMB success

February 23rd, 2015
Social media tips for SMB success

Have you heard that social media can be used to skyrocket your business to unprecedented heights of success? You probably have; people like to talk. But unfortunately, not a lot of this talk is backed up with practical tips on how to go about it. So if you’re tired of waffling in the social media stratosphere, read on for some smart, focused advice that will breathe new life into your social media efforts.

Should I connect with strangers on LinkedIn?

February 19th, 2015
Should I connect with strangers on LinkedIn?

Most people over the age of 20 would agree it’s not wise to accept a friend request from a stranger on Facebook. That profile image of a voluptuous vixen in a string bikini, that you swore you just saw in a lipstick commercial, is likely a dude who lives in his parent’s basement with nothing better to do than hack your account.

FaceTime and iMessage just got more secure

February 18th, 2015
FaceTime and iMessage just got more secure

Whether we use them for business or pleasure, we all want the confidence that the online services we use to store files, post life updates or check our email are given adequate security protection to safeguard our information. But since high-profile breaches such as the celebrity photo leaks of 2014, the security of Apple platforms has been in the limelight.

Increase productivity with your tablet

February 17th, 2015
Increase productivity with your tablet

As a business owner, you’ve probably looked into ways of maximizing efficiency in your office. And when it comes to increasing productivity, tablets are highly customizable tools that can be tailored to suit the needs of your business. The problem is that many people still regard tablets as content consumption devices, not content creation devices.

Stay profitable when IT disasters strike

February 13th, 2015
Stay profitable when IT disasters strike

It’s Monday morning, you’re the first one into the office as usual. You take your keys out and unlock the door only to find your office in complete disarray. Documents are thrown everywhere, chairs are knocked over and the worst part – all of your computers are gone.

Securing social media privacy – with cats

February 12th, 2015
Securing social media privacy – with cats

When it comes to social media, most of us have privacy concerns at the forefront of our minds. Who can see what we post? Who owns the photos we upload? It even comes down to wondering what happens to our social media identities when we die. It is part of the reason for the emergence and subsequent popularity of apps like Snapchat, which allow you to send a photo to a friend and at the same time specify when it will self-destruct.

4 new Android phones to look out for in 2015

February 11th, 2015
4 new Android phones to look out for in 2015

2015 may have only just begun, but some of the big names in the mobile industry are already preparing to launch brand new Android smartphones to kick-start the year. Some of these models are upgraded versions of an existing device, with better features and more functionality.

4 mobile marketing tips for businesses

February 6th, 2015
4 mobile marketing tips for businesses

In today’s society of instant gratification, people have short attention spans. They want to have everything accessible at their fingertips via smartphones and tablets. For businesses with an online presence, this is either a new opportunity – or a missed one.

How to Protect a VoIP System

February 5th, 2015
How to Protect a VoIP System

Over the past few years VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) has become a growing trend for most businesses due to its advantages regarding costs, speed, and flexibility. Companies have adopted VoIP when conducting interviews or holding online conferences.

4 technology ideas for more productivity

January 30th, 2015
4 technology ideas for more productivity

Small to medium size businesses and startups have always had to squeeze the most they can out of a small team. But with every business trying to gain a foothold in the market and costs on the rise, productivity is more important than ever. Doing more with less is not an option anymore, it’s a necessity.