Skybox Tips: Share Your Desktop and Video Conference with Skype for Business

In the latest Maze Runner movie (a post-apocalyptic movie – think Hunger Games), there is a scene where Edward Norton’s character talks to Patricia Clarkson’s character virtually through a huge computer screen. When you’re watching the scene, it seems like very futuristic tech.  But when I thought about it later, I realized that I actually […]

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Is Cloud Technology Right for Your Business?

If you have any awareness of technology, you’ve probably heard of the cloud.  You’ve most likely been bombarded with advertisements and IT people telling you to upgrade now.  Or, you may have been told that the cloud is unsafe and insecure and to never upgrade. Really, anyone could tell you anything about the cloud, and […]

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Should You Be Worrying About the Upcoming EMV Deadline?

October 1st approaches and that means the looming EMV deadline is drawing near. So what does the EMV deadline mean for businesses? We’ll answer the common questions below. What Is EMV? EMV stands for Europay, Mastercard, and Visa, and it is a secure payment standard. Basically, pre-EMV credit cards hold unchanging data, which makes them […]

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Where to Get The Best Stock Photos for Your Business

Why You Need Stock Photos If you run a business or are a marketer, you will need stock photos. Stock photos are used in advertising, blogging, websites, social media advertising, print advertising, and much more. Small businesses can’t usually dish out large amounts of money for stock photos, but regardless of their price, businesses still […]

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Skybox Tips: Sending Automatic Replies in Outlook

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When you’re lying on a sunny beach with a cold drink in your hand, the last thing you want to worry about is responding to emails.  With Outlook’s automatic replies feature, you can setup your email account to send an automated message to anyone that emails you. You can also have your emails forwarded to […]

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The Futuristic Future of Skype for Business

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This past spring Microsoft Lync was renamed Skype for Business.  We came into work one day, and our Lync was now Skype for Business, which had an updated look and new features.  It was nice to see how seamless the change was, knowing that it would be seamless for our clients as well. And let […]

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4 Tips on Increasing Computer Security without an IT Guy

As a small or medium-sized business, you may think that computer security isn’t relevant to you, because you’re too small for anyone to target.  But really, you are the ideal target.  Because you have more sensitive data than an individual but less security than a large business, attackers will go after you specifically. According to […]

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The Target Market: How to Get Customers You’ll LOVE

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Recognizing your target market and developing marketing and sales strategies aimed at them is essential.  If you’re not doing this, you’re playing a game of darts blindfolded. To serve as an illustration, let’s examine a company that failed to focus on their target market. In 1996, McDonald’s created and began advertising the Arch Deluxe Burger.  […]

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Skybox Tips: Follow Folders in ShareSync

  ShareSync is a secure file sharing application that surpasses competitors like Dropbox and Box with its business-grade features and pricing.  With any file sharing software, businesses need features that will increase productivity and decrease unnecessary time expenditure. ShareSync’s Follow Folder feature eliminates the numerous emails that users must send to update coworkers on file […]

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3 Phone Features That Increase Sales for Small Businesses

The phone rings at your business, and no one answers.  Your customer leaves a voicemail, but nobody hears it.  None of your employees responds to the customer. It’s that easy. You just lost a sale. When a customer can access hundreds of businesses’ webpages by clicking the search button in Google, not answering the phone […]

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