Email scams are not just bothersome, they can also be dangerous. Scammers, spammers -- and those looking to perpetrate identity theft -- send you emails from names you recognize, like a friend, a bank, paypal, facebook and/or other brand names in an attempt to get you to click thru. However, response to these fraudulent emails you do at your own peril. But have no fear, there is a simple solution to avoid having your personal info grabbed by cyber thieve, without ignoring what might be a legit email notification.
Facebook Ranks Top 'Enterprise' Collaboration Platform, so CIOs who allow their staffs to drive their entire social media-driven collaboration strategies risk endangering their organizations, warns the U.K. arm of the joint Accenture-Microsoft joint venture Avanade.But ...
It wasn't long ago that companies such as Jive and Yammer were proclaiming the era of the social enterprise. Knowledge workers no longer would be slaves to email. The best parts of social media would find their way to the workplace (sans photos of drunken friends). Knowledge and data would be found and shared with ease. Communication would be neither push nor pull but one or the other in the most appropriate times.
A YouTube channel can put your business in front of today's largest online viewing audience. Some 800 million people worldwide visit YouTube every month, many of them to research and discover products and services before investing in them.
If your company can reach even a fraction of that audience with your own branded YouTube video channel, the time and effort to create one can pay off, says Michael Miller, author of YouTube for Business: Online Video Marketing For Any Business (Que Publishing, 2nd edition, 2011). "YouTube is an incredibly effective tool for attracting new customers and even more effective for serving existing customers."
Here are 10 key questions to ask when creating your company's YouTube channel
The 8 worst Windows 8 annoyances and how to fix them, because all new operating systems have a learning curve. But due to its unique blend of new and old interfaces, Windows 8′s is particularly steep. I have myself found it annoying and gratifying at the same time; I love some of the features, and struggle through others. I came across a few articles that walk you through some of Window 8's funtionality, and how to create work-a-rounds.
Getting stuff done is at the root of any business venture. It may sound trivial, but many startups strategize themselves right out of business -- because they don’t get stuff done!
Launching a business and turning it into a revenue-generating enterprise is daunting. Becoming self-sustaining and profitable all the more so. However, that is just the warm-up drill; the real chore is to stabilize, manage and grow that business in an ever-changing world.
In the six short years since Steve Jobs unveiled Apple’s iPhone to the world—with his famous 4,000 Starbucks lattes prank—smartphones have become for many people, an absolute necessity in their lives.
A T-Mobile customer service nightmare awaited me upon my return to New York City. After a long-extended stay overseas –, I thought I was returning to the “1st” world,” you know the land of innovation, efficiency and the highest standards of customer service excellence. Is there any other industry beyond cellular that can charge more, provide less, and make your life miserable in the process?
So you think you have the next great idea! A sure-fire business success waiting to happen and you know if you can just get that idea before someone with money that you’ll be on your way to start up funding, right? Sorry, but no, it’s not that simple; there are many types of funding vehicles and as many different investor personalities as there are ideas.
Busy bloggers often have to find ways to work on the go, from typing out posts on a laptop in cafe to using a tablet to check e-mail between meetings. There are many apps that can make the work easier and more convenient, allowing bloggers to do things like optimization their site or check their analytics right on their smart phone or tablet. Here are some of the best apps we found for bloggers:
We've all been to speed networking events where you hope to make a business connection so you can capitalize, only to run into a room full of people with the same idea. And sellers aren't looking to buy. So what do you do?
Angel funding NYC might be the new catch-phrase. Venture capital in the very earliest stages has seen a steep increase over the past two years. Dow Jones VentureSource measured a 52% increase in venture-capital seed investments in consumer Internet companies nationally in 2011 compared with 2010. A report last month by research firm CB Insights found that quarterly seed-stage funding for Internet companies has jumped dramatically over the past 10 quarters. In the first quarter of 2010, there were 20 seed deals; in the second quarter of 2012, there were 111, more than five times as many.
You might be asking yeah "Where’s the Start button on Windows 8?" Over the years, Keith McCarthy has become used to a certain way of doing things on his personal computers, which, like most others on the planet, have long run on Microsoft's Windows software.