App Spotlight: Dropbox

File synchronization and sharing doesn't need much more than a one word explanation:  Dropbox. Though mostly used by smaller teams and consumers, Dropbox recently decided to jump into the ring as a major business and enterprise provider, rapidly increasing its market credibility with both G-Suite and Salesforce integrations. Powering companies as diverse as Hewlett Packard,

2019-06-10T21:02:56+00:00June 10th, 2019|Articles|

What is Social Engineering and How Do I Prevent It?

It's your lucky day! You've just received an email from a Nigerian Prince, and only you can help him claim his lost inheritance! Despite the fact that Nigerian politics take place within a three-branch, federal republic framework modeled after that of the U.S. — complete with a democratically elected head-of-state (a.k.a. President)  — you still

2019-06-04T22:10:02+00:00June 4th, 2019|Articles|

Thinking about moving to a new web developer? Follow these steps…

Breaking up is hard to do. Especially when it comes to your web developer. Frankly, there’s a solid argument to be made for hiring a divorce attorney — it can be that fraught! The difficulties arise from how much access a web developer has to your site (read, usually all of it). Much like a

2019-05-15T20:52:14+00:00May 15th, 2019|Web Design|

TED Talk: Why you should treat the tech you use at work like a colleague

Have you ever had a coworker who made your life miserable — one whose mere sight would set your pulse racing, and make you wish you could duck like a gopher behind the nearest cubicle wall? These sort of experiences run counter to the collaborative environment a business needs in order to thrive in 2019,

2019-05-08T23:15:35+00:00May 8th, 2019|General IT|

APP Spotlight: MYGLUE

How many passwords do you have? Five? Ten? Twenty? Only one? You probably don’t even know for sure. However many passwords you have (unless it really is just one, in which case — we need to talk), remembering all of them is a hassle. Even just coming up with new passwords is a pain! We

2019-04-29T21:12:31+00:00April 29th, 2019|App Spotlight|

Authentication: What is it and why is it important?

The internet had barely celebrated its first birthday before criminals were finding ways to exploit it. For anyone with the technical skills to do so (and an equivalent lack of scruples), a foray into cyber criminality meant easy money. And so as web-use became our daily norm, cybercrime predictably followed. What once began as a

2019-04-24T22:01:05+00:00April 24th, 2019|Articles|

Bulk Emails and You: How to Avoid Throwing Spam Flags By Scaling Up the Right Way

Businessman drawing E-mails concept on blurred abstract background In our last two articles we took a look at what your software options are for email marketing, and then did a deep dive into one of our favorites:  Zoho CRM. But what about when it finally becomes time to properly scaling up your email

2019-04-19T18:04:13+00:00April 19th, 2019|Articles|

App Spotlight: Zoho CRM

Without customers, the world as we know it would not exist. They're the backbones of business! When people think about their most important relationships, their minds probably go to their parents, friends, or partners. In business, it's the one you have with your customers. Maintaining these relationships is an art unto itself, so much so

2019-04-29T21:14:09+00:00April 15th, 2019|App Spotlight, Articles|

Email Marketing Software: A Pocket Guide to Your Brightest Options

Email marketing is one of the most effective and efficient ways for a business to connect with its customer base. Sending out bulk emails in batches of a few thousand or more makes it possible to establish meaningful customer relationships and drive conversions faster than any other time in history. Segmentation and automation only makes

2019-04-05T21:32:43+00:00April 5th, 2019|Marketing|