Our first ‘Coffee Clinic’ held in Barrie was a smashing success! We had over 20 attendees from the general public, and the local newspaper was there taking pictures and doing a short interview.
Ransomware is malware that takes over your computer and holds it hostage and demands payment before your computer will function properly again. Ransomware seizes control of the computer, can terminate programs, encrypts data so it will not open up, and makes programs inaccessible – except to reach locations which allow you to pay the ransom. You’ve been Jacked!
It is important to take daily proactive steps to guard and maintain your computer. If you have a high-speed internet connection, use a firewall program, and keep your computer antivirus and Windows patches updated.
A newsletter can solve many of these problems. With a short polite note to our new networking contacts, we can attach our newest newsletter. Yesterday’s client will appreciate a newsletter attached to your cheery thank you.
People tend to think that with all those jokes and games, Facebook should be a safe place to play. Not true!
Kids of all ages (parents too) are heading back to school. Now, it is not just new pencils and crayons that are ‘needed’. Technology has become a necessity as well!
We wanted to go into business for ourselves and stop making money for someone else. We wanted to try to keep our own hours and direct our own schedule. What could we do? We didn’t have a lot of cash to invest in starting our own business, and didn’t see a way forward on how we could make that happen. Richard had some tech skills and a desire to step up to the plate for himself and start to build his own bottom line – but we had no track to run on and didn’t know how to get started.
In the world of business relationships, business relationships are also personal relationships. It is getting to know folks, earning trust, and establishing relationships. How does that happen? Often it starts by Networking- A sharing of information and services among individuals. If you are planning on going to networking events to build your connections, here are some things to think about.