Everything You Need To Know About Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is another way of saying that the internet, instead of a computer, is being used to share and store data. If your device has access to the internet, then you can use cloud-based apps to create and share files. 

In this article I share loads of tips and links to information that will help you get the most out of the cloud. Whether you need solutions for home […]

Deliver Memorable Online Customer Service

Deliver Memorable Online Customer Service

Calling a telephone number for customer service isn’t what it used to be. You’re lucky if you get to speak to a real person, even after navigating all the automated prompts. It can be incredibly frustrating for customers, and can lead to a loss of brand loyalty.

Canadians spend more time online than anyone else (blame it on the rain and […]

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Social Media Security: Are You Sharing Too Much Information?

Social Media Security: Are You Sharing Too Much Information?

Cyber security is a big and growing issue, and social media is where many phishing and malware attacks happen. How secure is your information? Do you share all your Facebook posts with everyone? If you do, you might be opening yourself up to serious privacy risk, and the most common risk is getting hacked. When your account gets hacked, not only can […]

The Importance Of Having An IT Professional On Your Team

Why You Need A Dedicated IT Person On Your Team

Does the problem of fixing computer issues often fall on your youngest team members, or your son or daughter? While people are usually happy to help out, people without Information Technology training often have to learn things by trial and error. Troubleshooting in the dark isn’t a good use of time or skill, and burns younger employees out. You need an […]

Annual Online Presence – Audit & Checklist

Have you ever Googled yourself?

What shows up when you Google search yourself? You might be surprised by what turns up. That’s why I want you to do an online presence audit this month.

If you’re looking for work, own a small business, or do a lot of networking you can bet that someone will type your name into Google. You need to have control over what they see. […]

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How To Choose The Right Website Hosting Service

Answering these 3 questions will help you choose the right  website hosting service

Picking a website hosting service is a bit like looking for a gift for your son-in-law. You kind of know what to get, but you have no idea if it will fit right or if he’ll like the style worn by the mannequin in the window. So, I’m going to make this easy for you! Answer the three […]

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Which Website Platform Should I Use?

Which website platform should I use?

The website platform you choose should really come down to four things:

  1. What you plan to do with the website (ecommerce vs. blog only, etc.).
  2. Your level of comfort with software and code.
  3. What you want your website to look like.
  4. Your budget.

WordPress, Squarespace, Ghost, Weebly, Wix, Shopify… if you’re brand new to website creation, trying to choose which platform to build your site on […]

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How To Choose The Right Computer For Your Business

How to choose the right computer for your business

Shopping for a new computer can be like trying to buy a new car in a foreign language. You like the way it looks and feels, but the list of hardware and features makes no sense. How do you know if you’re getting the best product for your hard-earned dollar?

Sales can be alluring, but often computers go on sale because they […]

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What Are Internet Cookies And Are They Necessary?

What exactly are Internet cookies, and are they necessary?

If you’ve heard of Internet “cookies”, you’re probably a little concerned (and disappointed that they have nothing to do with the chocolate chip ones you might be enjoying as you read this).

Is someone spying on you?

Not quite. Cookies are small text files that web browsers save; they contain data (such as a user ID) to give sites information about your browsing activity. Here is the

Laggy, slow computer? Here’s what to do!

What to do when your computer is too slow

If your computer is running at the speed of molasses, it’s time to look under the hood.

There are several possible reasons that your computer is performing poorly. In this article, I’m going to break down a few of the most common problems and how you can fix them.

I’ve talked to many people who, instead of taking […]

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