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2017 IRS Phone Scam

2017 IRS PHONE SCAM!! Be on Alert     It is THAT time of year again and the scammers are at it again using one of their most successful plows. YOUR FEAR OF THE IRS and JAIL!   I received a phone call from a 202 area code which is Washington DC (scary). The phone […]

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10 SEO Tips for Website Redesigns

10 SEO Tips for Website Redesigns Source: Website Magazine, March 2017 Written by: Alex Berg, Fell Swoop   About Alex Berg: He is the director of strategy and analytics for Fell Swoop – a digital design firm in Seattle. Prior to Fell Swoop, Alex held leadership roles with Ritani, Wetpaint, Expedia and Blue Nile.   […]

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Small Business Alert! – Commonly Misused Web Design Techniques

Commonly Misused Web Design Techniques that Tank Conversions Source: Website Magazine, March 2017 Issue Written by: Martin Greif Posted on 2.02.2017     Web design is an evolving craft with room for change.   + There used to be a need to display well for just 1024×768 screens; now brands need to think about a […]

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Malvertising on the Rise!

Everybody Panic! Malvertising on the Rise Source: Website Magazine, March 2017 Issue   According to Website Magazine (March 2017 Issue – “Digital threat management solution RiskIQ released its annual malvertising report and it appears 2016 witnessed a 132 percent increase in total “malvertisements,” which are delivered through ad networks such as Google and Facebook and […]

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Small Business – We’re Talking to You

Six Email Campaigns You Should Be Automating Source: Website Magazine Written by: EJ McGowan, GM of Campaigner   According to this articles in the November 2016 issues of Website Magazine, they had some very useful tips for us small business folks. We always want to have the computer be a helpful tool and EASE our […]

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2016 IRS Refund Dealy — Bummer for Some

As Holidays Approach, IRS Reminds Taxpayers of Refund Delays in 2017 IR-2016-152, Nov. 22, 2016   WASHINGTON — As the holidays approach, the Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers to remember that a new law requires the IRS to hold refunds until mid-February in 2017 for people claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit or the […]

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Calling All Businesses – Solo, Small, Medium, Big, Huge, Churches, Non-Profits

According to Website Magazine (November 2016) there was a small blurb titled “Just Text Me”   “Brands looking to connect with millennials may want to consider adding text messaging to their communication channels, as 83 percent of this generation open texts within 90 seconds and 80 percent of them would prefer to text a company’s […]

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The Cost of an Average Cyberattack

According to Website Magazine (November 2016 Edition)   “Kaspersky Lab released research that indicates a single cyber-security incident costs large businesses, on average, a total of $861,000 while SMBs lose an average of $86,5000. According to the results of the “Measuring the Financial Impact of IT Security on Businesses” report, which was based on the […]

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Fake Bank Email

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I received this email the other day, so I thought I’d share with you some ways that you can tell if you received a fake bank email or not.   I cannot stress enough – even if you receive a REAL email from your bank NEVER click on a link contained in the email; always […]

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Black Friday – Geeks R Us!

I started researching for this post and must admit that some of the “products for geeks” weren’t meant for us “normal” geeks but for those that are beyond us. So, I thought – “ok, I’ll look for some black friday technology sales”. So, while I’m still not “satisfied” with the “selection” of geeky stuff (I […]

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