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What Is Small Business Saturday? (November 24th, 2018)

What Is Small Business Saturday? (November 24th, 2018)

How do you usually shop when you need something like a gift for a friend, a new pair of shoes, or a bike for your son or daughter? Today more than ever before, Americans make a beeline for the computer or a big box store when it comes to getting through their shopping list. And it’s not...

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Encryption – What You Really Need To Know

Encryption – What You Really Need To Know

In today’s digitally driven world, far too many personal and business devices are left unsecured. These devices don’t leverage strong passwords and fail to have the encryption needed to protect vital data. Whether companies choose to store data in public, private, or hybrid clouds, they should always ensure that the data is encrypted before it leaves their...

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The Best Online Grammar and Plagiarism Tools for Checking Your Writing

The Best Online Grammar and Plagiarism Tools for Checking Your Writing

Anyone who has passed a high school English class can tell you two things—writing is tough and plagiarism is wrong. Hiring an outside writer from a website such as Fiverr is a great way to create great content without exerting an overabundance of effort, but not every freelancer is honest. That’s why it is incredibly important to...

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How You Can Celebrate Entrepreneurs’ Day in 2018?

How You Can Celebrate Entrepreneurs’ Day in 2018?

Look around you. Your desk lamp, your headphones, that smartphone in your hands — everything you own and use daily was created in the mind of an entrepreneur. Sure, it may be mass-produced now, but at one time, every item in existence had to be thought up, created, and marketed for the very first time. It took the innovative...

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What is PIPEDA and Why is it Important?

What is PIPEDA and Why is it Important?

What is PIPEDA? PIPEDA, which is short for Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, is a Canadian law protecting the rights and privacy of consumers in Canada. The law specifies how private organizations are supposed to collect, use and distribute data from consumers. Organizations covered by PIPEDA must obtain the consent of consumers when collecting, using...

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Creating Video Marketing That Stands Out

Creating Video Marketing That Stands Out

It is hard to maintain a strong brand presence without video marketing. Whether local or national, brick and mortar or eCommerce, goods or services, video content is crucial to success in the current marketplace. Here are some recent numbers from an Animoto study to put this into perspective: Basic Stats 93% of marketers report that they reach...

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How to Prevent Cyber Attacks on Employee Smartphones

How to Prevent Cyber Attacks on Employee Smartphones

Each year, security experts sound off alarms about cyber attacks aimed at smartphones. Each year, the number of attacks levied at smartphones increases significantly. Therefore, if you provide your employees with smartphones to use on the job, it is essential that you take precautions to prevent cyber attacks. Here are a few tips that will help protect...

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4 Tech Outsourcing Chores Successful Businesses Are Delegating

4 Tech Outsourcing Chores Successful Businesses Are Delegating

It wasn’t long ago; most businesses believed outsourcing their IT was unnecessary. They could easily hire an individual, with some basic technical knowledge, to cover the day-to-day operations in-house. However, those chores have changed. With increased security threats, stiffer government regulations, ongoing technology training for employees, and the push towards augmented intelligence and machine learning, successful businesses...

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Why is my Windows 10 Pro Deactivating?

Why is my Windows 10 Pro Deactivating?

If you are experiencing problems with your Windows 10 Pro operating system, you are not alone. Thousands of users from the US, Japan, and South Korea flooded tech message boards late this week with complaints that their legitimately purchased software was deactivating itself. What Exactly Happened? Starting on November 8, comments began to appear online from several...

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What Is Background Blur With Microsoft Teams?

What Is Background Blur With Microsoft Teams?

Remember that hilarious video of a BBC news reporter talking with a professor on camera, only to get upstaged by his family behind him? The professor is sitting in his chair. The door opens behind him and in marches a little arm flaying child. Then a baby wheels in on a rolling chair. Finally, a woman dashes...

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Quebec Government Embraces Cloud First Strategy

Quebec Government Embraces Cloud First Strategy

While a growing number of businesses are embracing the power of improving technologies, entities like government agencies are still catching up to speed. But why? Given that government organizations should be striving for deeper engagement and more transparent communications, they haven’t always been as quick to seek ways to improve operations overall. This includes IT initiatives. Failure...

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Different Ways You Can Celebrate Love Your Lawyer Day

Different Ways You Can Celebrate Love Your Lawyer Day

As a business owner, executive or manager, you may use a lawyer for many different reasons. You may need a lawyer to look over your business contracts, to help when you buy or sell a business, to help you with any tax issues that may arise or to help with any personal injury lawsuits that may arise...

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