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Ways to leverage social media for your business

May 14th,2018 outsourceIT

Do you, as a brand new business owner, know how to take advantage of social media exposure, especially if no one has any idea what your new business is all about? The truth is, you can succeed with social media, even if you have what could be perceived as a small, newbie brand. Read on to learn more.

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New scam freezes Chrome to panic users

February 26th,2018 outsourceIT

Con artists have created a new method of deceiving Chrome users by freezing their browsers and displaying a security notification with bogus tech-support contact details. Their ultimate goal is to scare potential victims and trick them into dialing the fake hotline number on the screen.

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Google weighs in on account hijacking

November 21st,2017 outsourceIT

According to experts, passwords shouldn’t be the only way you defend your accounts. After all, hackers have plenty of tricks and tools to steal them. So to help businesses fully understand the risks involved, Google conducted a study on the causes of account hijacking.

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An easy way to accept reservations online

November 16th,2017 outsourceIT

Over the past year, Google has been giving business owners more control over what information is displayed in the search results. At first, the options were limited, but now Google is opening up opportunities for advanced features that greatly improve customer service.

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Top tips for optimizing your Google reviews

November 13th,2017 outsourceIT

Google has made reviews more visible within its search results, which means that online reviews will have a massive impact on customer behavior and your company’s search performance. If you’re not taking the time to generate good reviews from prominent sites, your business may not get enough customer attention to stay afloat.

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Backup and Sync: Google’s new business tool

July 26th,2017 outsourceIT

Businesses that store and process large volumes of data need a highly organized storage and backup system. Although there are various ways to do this -- like keeping them on multiple devices or putting them on external hard drives and memory cards -- these are not very efficient and can also be misplaced. Google’s new application ...

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Warning: Do not install “Google Defender”

May 10th,2017 outsourceIT

With as much as we write about sophisticated malware and security breaches, sometimes the most effective attacks are the ones that prey on human error. In the most recent case, all it took was an email with a perfect imitation of one of Google’s security screens. If you use Gmail, you need to know how to avoid this.

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Which social media platforms suit your SMB?

February 24th,2017 outsourceIT

The first thing that comes to mind when you think of social media is Facebook and for good reason. Not only does it boast the most users, but it also has the biggest reach and cultural impact. Since there is no one-size-fits-all social media platform, it’s imperative for small- and medium-sized businesses to examine their options ...

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G Suite or Office 365?

February 10th,2017 outsourceIT

With our busy schedules, we all could use more time to ourselves and loved ones. Getting back home in time for a real meal is now a luxury for many. Thanks to productivity tools like Google’s G Suite and Microsoft’s Office 365, we’re able to regain some of our lost time. But unless money is no obstacle, you need to choose one over ...

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How Google protects users with safe browsing

December 17th,2015 outsourceIT

As end users of Google’s suite of productivity enhancing tools, we have a right to know that the company is doing everything in its power to protect its billions of users - whether they are working from a desktop, browsing while they are on the go, or working remotely. But what measures has Google put into place to keep its legions ...

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