Category Archives: Web/Tech

Business Tablet Buying Tips

My wife has had a smartphone for some time, but since I don’t use my cell phone a great deal I stuck with my old stupid phone which I rarely used except for emergencies. Our cell phone provider recently ran … Continue reading

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File Sharing Risks

If you need to share files with your employees, clients, vendors, or suppliers there are some security risks you should keep in mind. The recent emphasis on the Heartbleed security issue may make any small business owner very aware of … Continue reading

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Buy Local and Independents

We’ve often posted on the importance of consumers and small business owners to buy local. In June of last year we posted More on Shopping Locally where we mentioned the 3/50 Project and Independent We Stand, so when I ran … Continue reading

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Twitter, Facebook, and Email

I must confess I am not a heavy user of Twitter, so I was very surprised by a recent survey covered in Twitter Most Likely To Convince Customers To Buy, New Survey Shows that presented the following statistics. “Thirty-two percent … Continue reading

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Local Search Tips

We’ve done several postings in the past on local search, but we’ve always focused on the many tools Google provides to improve local search results for your business. The local search market has evolved and now has more ways for … Continue reading

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Phone Call, Email, or Social Media?

How the world of communication has changed in the last 42 years. I use that number because in the year 1969 CompuServe became the first major public Internet service provider in the United States. By the way, if you have … Continue reading

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New Facebook Tools

It seems that Facebook is constantly adding new features or making changes to their user interface, the latest being Timeline launched late last year and rolling out to everyone this year. Facebook has a blog about it here for more … Continue reading

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Time for iCloud for your Business?

Apple has made a huge push to market their iPad for business use, they have a page on their site that makes some great arguments on why you should consider one for your business. It must be working because when … Continue reading

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A New Twist on Calls To Action

I had frequently heard of the importance of including a Call to Action in email marketing campaigns to increase their effectiveness. I know from personal experience that it works on me, other wise I get so much email that something … Continue reading

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Small Business Owners Should Beware of Hackers

We posted Scary Statistics for Small Business Owners earlier this year on how in 2010 hackers had been concentrating more and more on small businesses and we commented on how 2011 might be for hacking attacks. Well, 2011 was a … Continue reading

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