Pinterest-ing Tips for Business

Just when you think things have peaked – in this case the social media boom – somebody comes up and thinks of a way to make things more interesting. Case in point: Pinterest. While it can hardly stand shoulder to shoulder with giants like Facebook or Twitter, it certainly brings something new to the fold…

Recovery and Continuity: The Difference

In the past few years there have been a large number of natural disasters causing untold amounts of damage, setting many companies back years if not decades. There isn’t much we can do to avoid these disasters, but we can be prepared for them. Is your company prepared? Most companies have at least basic protection…

Google Tracking Apple Safari Users

Many companies take security very seriously. The security of a company’s technology has become major news in the past few years, with numerous companies having data exposed. Recently, the tides turned slightly — Google was caught bypassing the security settings of Safari, the default browser used by Apple’s products. As many news sources are reporting,…

How to Extend the Life of Your Laptop

Keep your laptop in good shape and extend its life over the long term with these useful and practical tips. Despite the growing popularity of smartphones and tablets, nothing beats the personal computer for general, all-purpose computing. But even so, many people today still prefer a portable computing device to one tied to a desk—thus…

Don’t be Fooled by Phone Support Scammers

A new scam is preying on the uninformed to steal from them valuable information over the phone. Read on to learn how you can prevent yourself and others from falling victim to these clever criminals. Unfortunately, there are people with bad intentions who want to cheat you of time and money. Phone scammers use fear…

500 Million Tweeters Tweeting Tweets

In late February 2012, Twitter hit 500 million users. This milestone has cemented Twitter as a major Social Media player. With this large user base, companies should be seriously considering integrating twitter with their marketing strategies. Benefits of integration include increased followers, brand awareness, and potentially a better bottom line. Here are some tips for…

Social Media Mistakes for Business

While any kind of business can benefit from the use of social media, there is one aspect of it that many overlook – proper use. One does not simply use social media for business – it’s something that, like everything else in your operation, requires a certain degree of planning and correct implementation. Social media…

The Conference Room Walls Have Ears

In today’s corporate environment, it’s not enough to be available to your colleagues and customers 24/7 – they want to see you in high definition, and they want to hear you clearly. But has your investment in high-end videoconferencing equipment created an open door for those wanting to know your business secrets? Boston based Rapid7…