Gmail – Google Apps Email Client

I can’t even remember the last time I used an email provider that wasn’t Gmail.  The fact is that over the past 5 years, I’ve been using Gmail (personal) and Google Apps Gmail (business) as my primary email provider of choice.  With 7GB of storage (or 25GB with Google Apps for Business), it’s hard to […]

10 Behaviors of Highly-Effective Small Business IT (Part 2)

As mentioned in my previous article 10 Behaviors of Highly-Effective Small Business IT (Part 1), there’s quite a bit of overlap between many of the “best practice” articles I read online.   In my experience, there were really only 10 behaviors or best practices that seemed to provide the most bang for the buck (or time).   […]

GMail Enables Default HTTPS: The Good and Bad

Just a quick post regarding the news that Google’s Gmail Team will be enabling default HTTPS for everyone!   I read this post and was happy to see that they’re being proactive in helping to secure email for the masses.   If you’re unfamiliar with why this matters (don’t worry, you’re probably in the majority), […]

Lost Credit Cards – Protecting Yourself!

Every once in a while, I stumble onto a post that makes me go “wow, why didn’t I think of that?” I guarantee this one will make you think the same thing! You know how all your credit/debit cards have that all-important phone number to contact in case your card is missing or stolen? Well, how do you know what number to call when that actually happens?!

10 Behaviors of Highly-Effective Small Business Technology (Part 1)

I’ve read numerous articles about “lessons” or “must-haves” for small business IT. I’ve boiled them all down into my 10 Behaviors of Highly-Effective Small Business Technology.