Are You Being Scammed on Facebook?

While Facebook may be an invaluable tool for businesses to expand their company reach and marketing strategies, it is also important to note that with Facebook’s popularity comes the larger risk of encountering scams designed to collect personal information and/or phish for important data. Having the right security know-how and software is essential for those…

Converting Currencies Using Google

Want to do a quick currency conversion? You can use Google for that. Simply type in the amount in the original currency, then the currency you want to convert it to. For example, type in: “100 dollars in yen” or “100 dollars in Mexican Pesos” and check out the results. If you have a mobile…

Why Choose Managed Services?

If you’re a small or medium-sized business that’s still hesitant about Managed Services, you’re missing out on a lot. Some of the advantages of using Managed Services include better control of costs and a more comprehensive and up-to-date IT system that’s dependable, stable and allows you to comply with regulatory compliances. Many large businesses prefer…

Set which Desktop Applications will Open on Mac OSX Lion

The Mac introduced the concept of using multiple “Desktops” (previously called “Spaces”) using Lion’s Mission Control application. Using Mission Control, you can specify which desktop applications will automatically open in which desktops by default. To set your preferences, select and right-click (or ctrl+click or two-finger click) on an application in the Dock, then select the…

Build Professional Links with LinkedIn

While businesses benefit from using popular social networks like Facebook and Twitter, a different kind of social network called LinkedIn helps businesses in a different way. Allowing you to connect to fellow professionals or businesses, LinkedIn is definitely a unique social network that businesses cannot afford to ignore. Among the many social networks on the…

Business Safety and Banking Online

As hackers and cyber-thieves begin to target and steal from smaller businesses through their online banking systems, experts are urging organizations and businesses to strengthen their security systems so that their finances can be kept safe. Online banking is a tool that many businesses utilize because of the ease, efficiency, and convenience it offers. Especially…

FB Isn’t Necessarily a Bane for Business

When it comes to professional businesses, many are quick to dismiss things like Facebook as needless distractions that are better off being banned from the office completely. But there’s another side to that coin: tapping into the level of connections and 800 million users on the massive social networking site may be the key to…