Archive for November 2012

 

Friday 30 November, 2012

Tracking Computer Use with Keylogging Software

Keylogging software is a type of tracking software that records each keystroke. These programs usually do this without the user’s awareness. Periodically, it saves a file of these keystrokes and uploads it to a server where someone else can access it. You can see everything that was typed into a computer in text form. Keylogging […]

 
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Wednesday 28 November, 2012

The Pros and Cons of Customer Relationship Management Software

Is your business thinking about using a customer relationship management (CRM) program? CRM software organizes information about your customers, tracks sales, and allows you to share information easily with your staff. It basically automates all of your interactions with customers. Lots of businesses believe they have to use a CRM because everyone else does, but […]

 
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Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Best Practices for Push Notification in Mobile Apps

Push notification offers a new way to make mobile apps more effective. This is a feature that lets you send a message or alert to users who have downloaded your app even though they’re not using it. The alert can be a badge on the app’s icon or a sound alert to let them know. […]

 
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Monday 26 November, 2012

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and What It Means for IT Businesses

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (or SOX for short) is a federal law that was passed in 2002 and went into effect in 2006 regulating how companies stay accountable to the public. It was inspired by the Enron and WorldCom scandals, which showed just how sneaky with their accounting major corporations could be. Although widely welcomed in […]

 
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Friday 23 November, 2012

How Hackers Got to Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook Fan Page

At the beginning of 2011, it became publicly known that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wasn’t immune to hackers. His Facebook fan page appears to have been hacked and a message was posted that essentially joked about the company going public, saying ‘why doesn’t Facebook let its users invest in Facebook in a social way?’ The […]

 
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Thursday 22 November, 2012

What Is Phishing and How Can You Protect Yourself from It?

The next time you get a message from your bank telling you that your account will be suspended if you don’t click now, delete it immediately. This is a spam message and it’s a certain type of scam called phishing. Phishing is a hacking technique that’s used to gain access to your email or social […]

 
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Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Why Internet Marketers Need to Spend Money on Content

One area of Internet marketing that most entrepreneurs can’t do themselves is content writing. When you start outsourcing content creation, you’ll quickly see that writers offer their services at a wide range of prices – everything from $1 an article to $100 an article. What makes this difference is the quality of the writing. While […]

 
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Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Are Facebook Likes Protected By The First Amendment?

A few years ago, Daniel Ray Carter Jr. liked the wrong person and paid for it with his job. He was working for a Virginia sheriff’s reelection campaign and when he and five others working there liked their opponent, he was fired. While it probably wasn’t a smart thing to do, it led to a […]

 
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Monday 19 November, 2012

How to Build Relationships with Local Offline Businesses

If you want to get offline clients, you can try cold calling or direct mail campaigns, but nothing works as well in the long-term as building relationships in your community. When local offline businesses know your face and what you do, they’ll come to you when they need help online. The key is to get […]

 
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Friday 16 November, 2012

Open the Floodgates and Get Traffic Going Between Site and Social Media

Social media is ideal for building your brand and engaging with your customers directly. It can also be used to drive traffic to your site. Likewise, your site can send visitors to your social media profiles. If you’ve got traffic flowing between your site and social media, you’ll double your marketing efforts on each. Here […]

 
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