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How to Add an Event to Your WordPress Site

Adding an Event to your WordPress Site with the All In One Events Calendar The All in One Events Calendar is a powerful tool to utilize within your WordPress site. It is a very user-friendly event management plugin; with just a few clicks and bit of information your event can easily be added. The plugin…
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What is Sharepoint? 4 Business Benefits

Most of the small businesses we talk to have heard of Office 365, Microsoft’s cloud-based suite of office productivity services. Office 365 has become incredibly popular and for good reason. The sheer number of features included make it an awesome value. But most of those features go unused, or ignored completely. So I thought it…
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A Year for Learning

When I look back at 2016 and what we have accomplished this year, the over-whelming “theme” was learning. We are maturing. Watchtower can no longer call itself a start-up.  We have built good relationships with our clients and keep looking for ways to better their I.T. experience. In the fast-paced world of technology, figuring out…
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Why Blog? 4 Benefits of Business Blogging

Raise your hand if you’d like to get more website visitors. Yeah, me too. So, how do you drive more traffic to your site? In short, blogging, social media and search engines. Now don’t be turned off by the word blog. Blogging isn’t just for pale guys eating Cheetos in their Moms basement anymore. Blogging…
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How to Make Your Website Content Work for You

Gone are the days where overly promotional, keyword saturated content was king. The must-have for your website to get found today is engaging content that stays in the front of the prospects mind. And not just gibberish, product bloated content. But real, usable, valuable content. Let’s take a look at how content can increase awareness,…
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What Should You Do To Secure Your Business Data?

Keeping your business data secure can feel impossible at times. Especially with the explosion of ransomware over the last couple of years. New malware has increased by XXX% over the last 5 years. Throw in the "cloud" boom and it's no wonder so many small business owners feel overwhelmed when it comes to information security.…
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What is a Firewall and Why Do I Need One?

Technology is changing rapidly and it sometimes feels almost impossible to keep up. As a long-time IT veteran, this rapid change is something I both love and loath at the same time. I’m amazed at how technology has improved so tremendously in just a few short years. PC’s the size of USB sticks, smartphones more…
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5 Tips to Protect Yourself From Holiday Scams

The year has flown by. The holidays are upon us. People are starting to plan their Thanksgiving meal and mulling over what to get Uncle Ed for Christmas. Time to spend time with friends and family, relax and enjoy the spirit of the season.  Unfortunately, we must also stay vigilant to those pesky holiday scammers…
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5 Reasons You Should Be Using Microsoft OneNote

OneNote is a fantastic Microsoft program that often goes unnoticed and is definitely an underutilized tool.  It is a great productivity aide as it focuses on note taking, both typed and hand-written; audio recording, search tools and has an amazing integration with the rest of the Microsoft Office programs. Until recently, I was definitely still…
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5 Ways to Deal with a Client Freak Out

Anyone who has worked in customer service has dealt with it. They dread it. They hope it never happens again. But it does happen again. And again; Something has gone wrong and the client is freaking out. And, by the way, it’s your fault. One way to deal with a customer in this situation is…
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