I found a website today called Dropbox. This site offers a service to backup your computer files online. But the question is why would you want to do this? For starters, online backup provided by this site allows you to access files from any computer or mobile device (free app for smart phones is available). Using their service you can collaborate on a document with a … Continue reading the story "Dropbox: The Online Backup Place"
Monthly Archives for February, 2011
Writing notes to your children's teachers, to a former or future client, or maybe even a contract...do you remember all your old grammar lessons? It is important when writing to mind all of the p's and q's of grammar, but do you always remember if it is who or whom? Well, I did some searching the last time I began to wonder if my ducks were … Continue reading the story "Who or Whom? Find Out for Sure!"
Tweeting...Twittering...what is the use? For those of you how don't know much about the ever-growing world of Twitter it could be really useful for your business. Twitter at its base is a website accessible from every online connection and smart-phone that allows users to be in constant conversation. You can tell people what you are doing. You might also want to share to others what interesting … Continue reading the story "What is with all the Tweeting?"
This morning I ran across two online tech tools that I know I will use, so I thought I should share the wealth. The first one is a file converter. If you have ever been stuck like I have with a silly pdf file that you desperately need to edit but can't because you only have the free version of Acrobat Reader, then this tool will … Continue reading the story "Techie Tips and Tools"
Looking at today's date I noticed that Income Taxes are due exactly 2 months from today. This year we will all file taxes on April 18th, due to the celebration of Emancipation Day in Washington D.C. on April the 15th. I am sure that all of you have received your tax preparation documents, and it is now becoming time to sit down and fill out the … Continue reading the story "Tax Tips: What to Deduct?"
I was surfing the internet this week when I stumbled across a survey conducted by a national lender. The results of the survey made me laugh so hard that milk came out of my nose - that was crazy considering several hours had passed since my daily intake of dairy, but I digress! So, the survey I saw measured the level of customer satisfaction of … Continue reading the story "Thanks, But No Thanks!"
I know that with the big technology boom that almost everyone has a desktop or laptop or both and they are filled with all the latest software (i.e. Microsoft Office 2010). Well what happens if your computer crashes gets stolen, or you buy a new computer and you need to reload that software because everyone keeps their program discs and product codes, right? After getting your … Continue reading the story "Don’t Buy More Software: Keep the Codes Safe"
A new bill was recently introduced in the House of Representatives that would allow consumers to opt out of online tracking. If the bill passed, the Do Not Track Me Online Act would provide an option for consumers to opt out of online tracking that advertisers use to target ads. This option would be similar to the National Do Not Call Registry. Companies that didn't … Continue reading the story "New Bill Could Stop Targeted Advertisement Online"
Social media marketing is one of the easiest methods to reach your clients and potential clients, but are they seeing things that they shouldn't. With Facebook striving to always be on top of the social media pyramid they are constantly making changes to profile lay-outs, settings, and applications. How do you keep up with those changes? Well, I am always conscious of information and presentation I … Continue reading the story "Facebook Privacy Settings"
Email marketing has been an efficient and effective tool for over 10 years, but now people receive so many emails they hardly pay attention to their content. With the new advancements in Flash media, you can step up your marketing once again. A company named Webcast City has the answer to how you can stay ahead of the competition. You can sign up at their website … Continue reading the story "Emails: A Thing of the Past?"