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Do Your Customers Trust You with Their Data?

Having the trust of your customers by your side is one of the best ways (oftentimes the only way) to turn a profit in today’s business world. Stop for a moment and think about where you’d be without your customers (current and potential ones) trusting you and your brand. Much of a company’s financial success hinges on word-of-mouth referrals. If some customers left after doing... ❯❯❯

Healthy Habits That Maximize Your Daily Productivity

For those dealing with hectic schedules, being productive is an absolute must. From sun up to sun down, most entrepreneurs and other go-getters are attempting to finish their never ending to-do lists. Most know that their success is heavily dependent upon how productive they are each day. With that kind of pressure weighing heavily in their mind, achieving maximum productivity is often done... ❯❯❯

6 Digital Marketing Weapons You Need in Your Arsenal

Traditional marketing seems to be on the way out, with digital marketing taking its place. What used to be networking events has turned into social networking. In the place of business cards, we have blogs. It can be a tough minefield to navigate if you’re new to the game. However, getting digital marketing right could create a huge increase in visitors, leads and sales. To get you on your... ❯❯❯

5 Ways Your Online Startup Can Save Money

Dennis Skley If you have a great idea for an online business, then you should do everything you can to make it happen. Technology has made it very easy, but the trouble is, it can be an expensive time. And, if you don't have the budget to spend, it can hinder your progress. But have no fear - here are five ways that your online startup can save money. Rental and utility costs You have... ❯❯❯

Are You Working With the Right Digital Marketing Company?

So, you’re currently working with a digital marketing company. Well done! You’re trying to make the most of your business and website by investing in clever strategies. But, wait a minute. You’re having doubts? Doubts are a normal part of life. Nobody ever knows if they’re doing the right thing or if they are where they should be. We can sit here and ask ourselves... ❯❯❯

Updating Your Business for Better Results

When you run a business, whether it’s a small local establishment or a multi-national company, you’ll need to ensure that you’re providing the necessary updates every now and then. Without updating your business and making it more modern, you risk customers walking away and thinking that it’s old-fashioned. Here are some of the things that you can do in order to make sure... ❯❯❯

What the Future of Connected Cars Looks Like

Do you remember the days when we were simply happy to have a car that came with a great sound system? Now that seems like an ancient feature of the past, thanks to what’s known as “connected cars”. If you’re not familiar with what that is, a connected car is simply a vehicle that has the capabilities to be “plugged in” to the internet and oftentimes a local... ❯❯❯

5 Beginner Tips for Using the Internet Safely

Generally speaking, using the internet is bound to be a safer activity than, say, cliff diving, bungee jumping, or motor sports. But that doesn’t mean that your activities on the internet can’t have a negative impact on your life. And for people who are new to using the internet independently (i.e. without a parent looking over their shoulder), navigating the waters of the worldwide... ❯❯❯

Looking For a Hot Desk? Here's How to Find One Anywhere

Hotdesking is a great way to find a place to sit down and get some work done if you are a remote worker. From people working from home to digital nomads travelling the globe, hotdesks can provide a very useful – and affordable – service. But how can you find one near to where you are working? Find a Hotdesk Online There are a number of websites where you can find hotdesks in your... ❯❯❯

Exciting Job Possibilities in the World of Technology

Chances are good that you know someone who has been laid off in the past few years. The economy has changed and many older Americans are finding themselves without work simply because their job just doesn’t exist anymore. Technological advances and the use of computers has reduced the amount of time and effort needed for some tasks. This has reduced the manpower—and therefore the... ❯❯❯

Lenovo ThinkPad and Slow IE New Window

I just purchased a Lenovo ThinkPad notebook computer (T61). This notebook is supposed to be very fast. However, everytime when I used IE and clicked on a link that tried to open a new brower window, it'd be very slow and it'd take a long time for the new window to be loaded. Finally I figured out the cause of this problem: It's the two ThinkPad add-ons: ThinkPad Password Manager and... ❯❯❯