Our Top Gmail Tips and Tricks to Make you a Productivity Master

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Oh, Google. The company has its fingers in just about everything. From giving you turn-by-turn directions to turning on your home light bulb, Google is involved in nearly everything. This includes your email. Gmail is, without a doubt, one of the easiest and cleanest email platforms out there. It uses the basic Google approach of clean and simple is better. In many ways, it is. The white backdrop allows information to load faster, and it has one of the best spam filters out there. It also automatically organizes your emails into primary, social, and promotions, so you don’t have to. (more…)

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Our Top Outlook Productivity Tips and Upping your Email Game

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Whether you’re fully embedded into the Microsoft Office ecosystem or simply have an Outlook email account for business needs, there are all kinds of helpful tools, shortcuts, and features packed right into the service. Even if you’re an everyday user you may not realize just how many powerful productivity tools you have right at your fingertips. Microsoft isn’t always the best at letting users know exactly what they have, and taking full courses on how to use your email service may not be the best use of your time. But don’t worry. We have all the Outlook productivity tips and tricks up our sleeves. (more…)

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Introducing the latest hacking trend: SMS phishing or “Smishing”

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Hackers and cybercriminals are always on the lookout for new ways to steal your information. They need to constantly evolve their game in order to make it past security placements around your technology. Many of the tricks they use now are only accessed by you opening a message or clicking on a link you shouldn’t. In order to pass a strong security presence, a hacker needs to be exceptionally skilled, and most just don’t have this kind of capability. That doesn’t stop them from trying easy to avoid yet possible to fall for phishing techniques. One of the latest hacking trends is a form of phishing, known as smishing or SMS phishing. (more…)

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Our Top Disaster Preparedness Tips for Protecting your Small Business

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If you’ve learned anything from 2020, it has to be the world is to expect the unexpected. But how can you do that? Prepare for anything, because let’s face it, just about anything can happen. Your business has likely adapted over the last six months to a year, but that doesn’t mean you should stop and assume what you’ve done now is good enough. If all of this happened in 2020, what should we expect from 2021? Our disaster preparedness tips are here to help! (more…)

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How to Reduce IT Costs

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Having a fully functioning and operational IT department for your business is an especially valuable investment. From protecting your company from external hackers and digital threats to backing up data files, transferring information to the cloud, monitoring the “Internet of Things” accessibility, there’s no limit to what an IT department can do for your business. The last thing you want is for your network to crash or for files to be misplaced without IT professionals on your side and on call. Attempting to correct the problem on your own can result in the loss of work days, clients, and client data. (more…)

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