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Archive For: TECHNOLOGY

Luck Is For Leprechauns!

 

leprechaunIs Your Business Prepared for Future Security Threats?

If your business hasn’t been the target of malicious intruders or cyber criminals, consider yourself lucky. Hackers are a relentless bunch and they want your gold: information and access they can …

 

Windows 10 Preview

windows 10 previewLast week Microsoft released the Windows 10 preview for tech evaluation.

What happened to Windows 9? Aren’t we at Windows 8 right now?

In a desperate attempt to distance themselves from the Windows 8 debacle, Microsoft marketing folks have decided …

 

Are you Making these 3 Technology mistakes?

Update keyboardI’ve worked with a wide range of small businesses over the last 15 years, everything from lawyers to accountants to dentists to graphic designers and there are three technology mistakes I see small business owners make consistently.

1. Patching Perils. Do you …

 

‘Hyperlocal’ Sites Deliver News without Newspapers

Hyperlocal News Blogger Vancouver

What is hyperlocal anyway? 

Generally, hyper-local refers to the movement away from mass media towards niche, local markets.

Hyperlocal publishing, location based services, news, daily deals, and local advertising.   ‘The Secret’ we think it’s something that happens in your …

 

The Rest of the Story…Getting Control!

You will recall what happened after being “Pink-Slipped” at 55+.  You could not get a job; nobody wanted you; you started your own business; you made no money; your EI ran out; you took early retirement; you started your own …

 

…The Rest of the Story… The Learning Curve

Your EI has run out, and you have taken out early retirement.  So, now you at least are earning $300 a month…woopee!  (They take 30% off for early retirement.)

However, that is not going to pay the bills, Right?  You …

 

BC’s Best Kept Secret?

BC Public Library System A Leader In Collaborative Technology.

Were you aware that the Provincial Government, in partnership with libraries in BC, is one of the leading proponents of collaborative library technology in North America? The BC Libraries Cooperative, a …

 

Are your Facebook Pages running your Facebook Stores?

Ecommerce Facebook integration is becoming increasingly important in this social 2.0 world we live in, businesses can’t fall behind. Recently some big name retailers have been seamlessly merging online shopping with their Facebook fan pages by creating e-commerce apps specifically

 

Steve Jobs 1955 – 2011

t_heroYesterday we lost a visionary.

“Your time is limited so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions

 

ClickRealty is doing something no other Real Estate Agency does? Share 50%!

Today, I had the opportunity to speak with Fiona Therrien, one of the Founders and Managing Partners of http://clickrealty.ca a new up-incoming tech savvy full-service Real Estate Agency, based out of North Vancouver.  Little does she know I also collaborated with …

 

It’s What’s Best For You…

It’s hard these days not to be swamped by “advice” (often given with the best of intentions) about which gizmo is the “best” – whether it be desktop PCs, smartphones or the latest in TV technology. As a long-time IT