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But all I want to do is be able to make and answer calls!

Does it really matter what kind of features you have on your telephone if you don’t know how to use them? Sometimes additional features are more of a hindrance than a benefit. What do you need to do? Many times all you need to do is be able to answer or make calls. If that […]

Are You on Facebook?

I’m not going to say that you should be a facebook user. But I do think that your decision should be based on a number of factors, including your time commitment, and your approach to social media in general. A recent conducted research of Co-Tweet and ExactTarget may assist in making that decision. Here are […]

Creating a Greener Office

The 3 R’s – Recycle, Reuse and Reduce Everything has a beginning and the simplest beginning to creating a greener office is to follow the 3 R’s. Some of the things that you can do is; Recycle toner cartridges and paper. (Shreadded paper can be recycled too). Use mugs and cups that display your logo […]

Tips to Save Gas

Gas prices seem to have stabilized and even has been on the decrease. Hopefully they won’t rise again, probably though this is wishful thinking. Here are 6 tips do to help use less gas. Don’t drive if you don’t have to. This seems obvious, but how often do we get in the car to drive […]

Picking Your Domain Name

Amazingly I find that many small businesses still do not have an online presence and some of those who do are using shared sites such as weebly, BraveNet and Yola. Having your own Domain Name is best. Unless you have an unusual business name it’s quite possible that you may not be able to register […]

Instant Communications – Good or Bad?

One of the biggest changes of technology over the past 25 years is now we have instant communications. 30 years ago instant communications was through the telephone. It may not have mattered where one was, a phone could easily be found. Payphones were everywhere. If you needed to ask a question of your supervisor, you […]

Telephones and Customer Service

Sometimes what may look like a nice technology advancement may in reality be a Customer Service nightmare. Whenever we use technology in business we need to relate it back to how we do business and our principles. Auto Attendant Many businesses use these. They are without an doubt a cost saver. A business doesn’t have […]

Can I use my cell phone in my car?

Cell phones are a valuable way of conducting business, but at the same time they have raised a lot of issues involving safety. Nine states have passed laws prohibiting talking on a cell phone while driving without using a hands free device (California, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, and Washington) and […]

Five Technology Habits to have!

1) Backup your data files and store the back up at a separate location. Multiple backups at multiple locations should be considered. 2) Use virus detection software and keep the software up to date. 3) Scan computer for hidden spyware and adware. These can and will cripple computer performance. 4) Secure the data that has […]

Bad Technology Habits

Talking on the cell phone at inappropriate places It seems that sometimes when people talking they forget where they are. Or they get so engrossed in the conversation that they don’t realize who may be near. Not only does the guy next to you in the grocery line, or sitting in front of you in […]