Boost your new laptop

Boost your new laptop in 5 steps

Laptops may not be the most powerful computers, but the benefits they provide are indisputable. For one thing, they deliver a similar user experience as your huge desktop PC, but much more conveniently and affordably. But before you reap their many benefits, here are five steps you should take before using them to improve their performance. 1. Update your laptop’s …

Cloud security: Everything you need to know

Cloud technology is becoming more pervasive every day. A Forbes report found that 77% of enterprises have at least one application or a portion of their enterprise computing infrastructure in the cloud. But somehow, myths about its lack of security remain. Hands-on management Unless you have an over-inflated budget, relying on local copies of data and software means your IT staff is …

Cloud Migration

5 Essential Steps to Moving Workloads to the Cloud

Migrating your business operations to the cloud isn’t a decision you can avoid. If you’re not among the 96 percent of businesses that are already leveraging multiple cloud solutions, it’s time to recognise that the cloud is here to stay, and your business needs to plan your cloud strategy – one step at a time. 5 Essential Steps to Moving …

Cyber Security Phrases

9 essential cyber security phrases

As with all technology, trendy phrases come and go with the passing of every IT conference and newly released virus. And when dealing with cyber security, keeping up with them all can mean the survival — or demise — of a business. If you’re looking for a list of the industry’s most relevant cyber security terms, you’ve come to the …

buy the right hardware

Four tips to help you buy the right hardware

Among all the new-fangled gizmos and whatchamacallits that pop up daily, hard drives remain a vital component for all types of computers. It’s completely normal to get a new one every couple of years, but with the overwhelming amount of choices available, a simple purchase becomes a difficult ordeal. Because we don’t have a tech fairy that can conjure up …

5 reasons why you should switch to HaaS

5 reasons why you should switch to HaaS

Hardware-as-a-Service (HaaS) is not a new concept, it’s an old wine in a new bottle. Similar to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), where you pay a monthly fee to a service provider in order to use a piece of software, HaaS lets you do the same and saves you from the nuisance of all the hardware upgrades, maintenance, and management. Here are 5 …

tech trends

5 tips for cashing in on tech trends

More money on less investment, that’s the dream, right? Well, counterintuitive as it may seem, flash-in-the-pan tech fads and trends may be just the way to achieve that. With the right tools, you can associate your SMB with popular new technologies without much investment. These are our five tips on how to cash in on things as silly and childish …

5 top trends in SEO and social media

If you’re like us, you’ve always got a finger to the wind when it comes to search engine strategy and internet presence. If you’re not like us, that’s okay too, because we’ve got a breezy little article here to bring you up to speed on 5 of the latest SEO and Social Media top trends that are blowing through the …

reputation marketing

10 tools for efficient reputation marketing

In today’s modern age, the speed in which your reputation can change almost as fast as the speed of light. For example, your reputation might be stellar one day and completely flop the next – meaning that striking a balance isn’t no walk in the park. In order for your business to reach its peak, it’s important to understand how …

Master Microsoft Excel

Master Microsoft Excel with these 7 tips

One of the skills crucial to the success of businesses today is digital literacy. This isn’t the proficiency of reading and reciting gadget labels, but according to Cornell University, “the ability to find, evaluate, utilize, share, and create content using information technologies and the Internet.” One of the first steps involved is to master Microsoft Excel. Here are seven tips …

Live Video Marketing to reach customers

Not long ago, uploading a video to the internet was still a new and novel concept, but now we have access to multiple services for live video streaming. Most of these are free and offer great opportunities for increasing your visibility with little to no investment. Let’s take a look at 6 different ways you can utilise live video marketing …