Thinking about a move to Office 365? Read this first.

I was asked by a business owner recently if we recommend a move to Office 365. My answer is still a careful yes, but there are some things to be aware of before you make the move. The biggest risk to be aware of is the threat from Phishing attacks. If you haven’t read about Phishing attacks, they are an … Read More

Move over IE, Hello Microsoft Edge!

Windows 10

Not all Windows users are fans of Internet Explorer, and not all Mac users are crazy about Safari. But there’s good news for Windows users: Windows 10 replaces IE with a brand new browser, Microsoft Edge. Here is a list of the key features you shouldn’t miss out on: Import favoritesYou can easily import the list of websites you’ve marked … Read More

Google’s cloud platform receives an upgrade

Outside of Google Headquarters Building

As more and more businesses move their IT resources into the cloud, it’s no wonder that a company as big as Google is doing everything it can to upgrade the products it delivers over the internet. The search giant has at least 60 separate cloud services, and its most recent release makes them all faster. What is Google Cloud Platform? … Read More

Have you used these 6 Gmail tips yet?

Gmail Icon with New Message

Time is of the essence, especially for small- or medium-sized businesses. To keep up with your competitors, spending most of your day rummaging through your inbox won’t help. Use these Gmail tips and tricks and spend less time in front of the monitor and more time enhancing your bottom line. Undo SendWe’ve all had an email or two we wish … Read More

Get ready for Chrome’s ad blocker

Get ready for Chrome’s ad blocker

For the longest time, we’ve been visiting countless websites only to be greeted with annoying ads that never piqued our interest. Luckily, Chrome users won’t have to put up with them for much longer. Google will release an ad blocker early next year. To that end, here’s everything you need to know. What is it? Ad blocker from Chrome actually … Read More

Keep the Cloud affordable with these tips

Uploading Information to Cloud from Cell Phone

Despite the Cloud being a powerful and cost-effective solution that many small- and medium-sized businesses welcome with open arms, there are hidden costs that some business owners might not be aware of. It might cost you little at first, but it has the potential to snowball and cost more than your weight in gold. Follow these five tips to keep … Read More

How to optimize website images for SEO

How to optimize website images for SEO

Search engine optimization (SEO) is one of the most difficult and frustrating aspects of running a modern business. Web services and platforms that provide automated SEO reports like WordPress, Google and Raven tools tend to oversimplify their advice. If you’re trying to change your results from red to green, you might need to look more closely at your site images. … Read More

How good is your web browser’s security?

Web Browser Security

Recently, an unprecedented strain of ransomware known as “WannaCry” infected hundreds of thousands of computers across the globe. This horrible campaign has forced small businesses to revisit the security of their IT infrastructure. It’s a complicated endeavor, but reevaluating your web browsers is a quick and easy place to start. Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE)/Edge Despite their nearly identical logos, Edge … Read More

3 Reasons why security is better in the cloud

Security is Better in the Cloud

If small- and medium-sized businesses think cyber security is impossible to manage now, just think about what it was like before the internet provided a way to receive IT support remotely. In today’s business landscape, enterprise-level solutions and security can be delivered from almost anywhere in the world. Read on to find out why that’s even safer than you realize. … Read More

Are you using this WordPress checklist yet?

WordPress on Laptop Screen

Many would initially blame hackers for an extremely slow website or being delisted from search engines, but that’s not always the case. When it comes to managing your website, how sure are you that all your bases are covered? If you are unsure, you might want to give this WordPress maintenance checklist a try. Make backupsIt’s crucial that you perform … Read More