Turning blogging into a business asset

People want to read your blog. You may not think it’s true, but the fact of the matter is that someone somewhere is looking for information on a subject you know inside and out. Of course, this information has to be presented in way that is engaging and unique to stand out and catch people's attention as perhaps incorporate key search terms.

How to respond to negative feedback online

From restaurants to sports equipment vendors, no business is immune from negative feedback online. With more and more people spending hours on the Internet every day, customers are quick to voice their opinions about businesses. And their comments aren’t always positive.

Things to consider when buying a new computer

Purchasing a new computer can be a daunting task, especially if you’re not familiar with its components. You’ll want to make sure you make the right choice so you don’t end up buying one that becomes obsolete within just a few months. How much money should you spend? Which model is the best for you? What about the specifications? While there is no fixed formula when it comes to buying a new computer, these guidelines will help you make an informed decision.

How boring brands can win on social media

As a business owner, you may think social media isn’t worth the effort. You may have dabbled in Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn and seen minimal (if any) results. Of course there are other businesses that do well on these platforms - like Nike or Google - you may think.

What you need to know about Apple’s new iOS 9

For nearly two months now, Apple’s iOS 9 has been available for upgrade. But if you have yet to make the switch, you may still be curious about its new features and whether or not they make it worth installing. If this is you, here’s what you need to know about iOS 9 and four of its most popular new features.

Best storm preparation is communication

There is nothing worse for a company and its customers than being forced to close because of inclement weather. And with winter almost upon us once again, now is a good time to make sure your business continuity plan is prepared for anything and everything mother nature is looking to throw your way.

CryptoWall and CryptoLocker

Written by: Cory Goodman, Support Engineer

ATTENTION: If you are reading this article because you already have this virus, immediately shut down the infected computer and do not read this while on that machine.

How to Know When it is Time to Replace Your Server

How much would it cost you if your server failed today?  How many employees would you have to pay hourly wages while they wait for their data to be available?  If you sell goods, how many customers wouldn't get their orders taken or be able to schedule service with you, if your server is unavailable?  How many customers wouldn't get their orders shipped because you don't know what they ordered or even who to call because all that information is on your server?  If you’re a doctor’s office, will you know which patients are coming in and what their history is?  Can you afford to NOT replace your server before it fails?

Does your server hardware need to be replaced?  The older your hardware is, the more likely it is to fail and cause a loss of productivity.