STOP TEXTING ME!

November 7, 2016
STOP TEXTING ME!

STOP the Text Messages Already If you’re anything like me, you’ve received countless text messages from political campaigns asking for your support or your vote or just annoying you. Throwing your phone against a wall won’t help. You just want to stop the automated texts. Reply “STOP” to remove your number from their list. This…

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Do you have a plan?

October 25, 2016
Do you have a plan?

Hey! We’re running a special on our comprehensive Service and Support packages through the end of 2016! I’ll tell you more about that at the end of this post. Do you have a plan? When we start working with new clients, we see some common problems over and over. Someone starts a business, and things…

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Security and the People Problem

October 6, 2016
Security and the People Problem

Security in your Business and the People Problem Just a friendly reminder about security within the workplace. While I can refer to our post about creating a good password as well as point out the merits of NOT changing your password frequently, I want to bring up the issue of security as it relates to…

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It’s been a while…

September 29, 2016
It’s been a while…

Wow, time flies! We’ve been working on some fantastic stuff at Tech Officers, and we’re about to launch some exciting product offerings for small and medium-sized businesses. Stay tuned for that. One thing that remains constant as we work with our clients is the common thread we see with the companies we service. As a…

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Why can’t I figure out my Calendar?

December 7, 2015
Why can’t I figure out my Calendar?

Why Calendar is Confusing With modern cloud services, everyone wants you to use their calendar service to synchronize your data across all of your devices. Whether it’s Google, iCloud, Microsoft, or some other service option, everyone will tell you their calendar service is the best, and you should be using their calendar. Users end up…

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Trouble Delegating or Having Effective Meetings?

November 22, 2015
Trouble Delegating or Having Effective Meetings?

After a few weeks of travel, health issues, and just plain being overloaded, I wanted to do something a little different from my recent posts. I want to talk about a tool that we’ve started using internally that I think other small businesses might be able to utilize. It’s called Workboard. One thing we’ve struggled…

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Why is my mobile bill so high this month?

November 8, 2015
Why is my mobile bill so high this month?

New Changes to iOS Uh oh. It’s the end of your first billing cycle after the release of iOS 9, and you’re noticing an increase in your cell phone bill. What happened? Apple released a feature in iOS 9 called Wi-Fi Assist. Even if you have a good WiFi connection, Wi-Fi Assist will connect with…

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Why you need a Next-Gen Firewall / UTM

October 23, 2015
Why you need a Next-Gen Firewall / UTM

What’s in a Firewall? Quite simply, a firewall is a hardware device or software solution that “walls off” traffic from coming in or going out of your network. Internet traffic runs over ports on your network. A standard firewall will close all of these ports except for ones that you commonly use, such as port…

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When should I move to The Cloud?

October 16, 2015
When should I move to The Cloud?

The Cloud What is the cloud and why is it important? Simply stated, the “cloud” refers to services and applications offered via the Internet. Connection speeds have increased to the point where it’s viable to run a service via a server housed in a data center that you access via your web browser or other…

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Are you doing this to protect your Small Business?

October 4, 2015

Small Business and Security Security in Small Business is one of the things I will always focus on. It’s taken so lightly, and most small businesses don’t think they’re at risk. “Why would someone want MY stuff?” Quite simply, you’re an easy target, and you may not know about the little gems you hold in…

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