August 17th, 2008
Text messaging and cell phone calls have their place in business, but there can be times when they drive away customers. They’re part of our modern technical world and can be an assistance in business.
However….there is a time and place!
This is something you must be aware of and enlighten any employees. When a customer is […]
March 26th, 2008
Earlier in March I vowed to take small steps to tame my email overload. I’m pleased to report it’s going well.
I’ve unsubscribed to most of my RSS and email feeds. I notice some don’t have an unsubscribe option, so these are proving more tricky.
I’ve also unsubscribed to all my Google Alerts. This […]
March 16th, 2008
Mary Emma Allen recently recommended some free ebooks for small business owners.
I prefer to print out the PDF’s of ebooks rather than read them online. But as mobile devices meld more and more with computers, I may have to change my approach to reading ebooks.
Have you tried Amazon’s Kindle? Many Amazon books now come as […]
February 3rd, 2008
Most of you probably heard about the Internet cables in the Mediterranean north of Egypt that were cut recently, disrupting service in that area and others further east. At first there were two and today a third became known according to an article at BBC News, New cable cut compounds tech woes.
Wednesday’s (Jan.31, 2–8) […]
January 31st, 2008
If you have a web presence or use the internet, you will have heard the term “social media”, referring to networking sites such as MySpace, Facebook and LinkedIn. But do you use them for your business?
The power of social media and Facebook for communication was brought home to me recently when 500 teens responded to […]
January 25th, 2008
Recently I had a rush writing job. I had to send out important MS Word documents with a tight deadline. I met the deadline okay, but I still struck a problem. The other parties quickly emailed back to say they couldn’t open the file? Why?
I’d forgotten that I have the latest (2007) version of Microsoft […]