Computers

Does Social Media Make Us Do Dumb Things

It seems that everyday we hear about a celebrity or society figure doing stupid things via facebook or twitter. This leads us to the question. Does social media make us do dumb things? I don’t think that it’s directly related to social media. We all do stupid things at times, but usually it’s only those […]

Getting Social

Are you part of Social Media? If not you probably ought to be considering it. One of the quickest ways for a businesses to lose customers or worst not gain new ones is to not look current. And to be current in today’s business environment is to be somewhat active in Social Media such as […]

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 […]

Do you have a Disaster Recovery plan?

It doesn’t matter the size of a business, if a disaster happens it’s going to hurt. Having a plan may help alleviate the pain. The IT and Telecom infrastructures are a couple of the major items to consider in disaster recovery. If you lose your Internet connection or your telephones how critical is this to […]

Be Safe on the Information Highway

While we are on the Internet, either doing business or for fun, I’m sure the question has come to mind, How safe am I? To put it bluntly, as safe as you want to be. In some ways you could compare the Internet to walking the streets in a big city. Most of the time, […]

Use Your Email Signature to Promote your Business

Small Businesses usually have very little money for advertising, but one of the simplest way to get free advertising is to use your email Signature. A simple email Signature will have your Name, Title and Company name such as; Steven G. Atkinson Owner/Chief Consultant, E/S Technology Consulting But it should have a lot more. Let […]

Office Energy Savings Tips

When looking at the standard monthly costs of many businesses, three of the areas that has a great portion of those cost are lighting, office machines and the heating and cooling (HVAC) system. Lighting: Reduce lighting. There are a couple of ways to do this, one of the best is to take advantage of natural […]

6 Ways to a Greener Office

Use Reusable Items Use Mugs with advertising for coffee and water. Give each employee two mugs, one to use at their office workstation and another to use at home. When serving coffee to a client or prospective client give them a mug promoting your business to take with them. Read Then Print For some it […]

How Important is Technology to Your Business?

It doesn’t matter whether the business is one that is highly visible to the public, such as a retail establishment or a not for profit venue, or one that is never seen by the public. One thing for certain, it’s sure to use some type of technology. There are many different forms of technology. It […]

Conserve Energy – A Top 10 List

10 Ways to Conserve Energy It doesn’t matter whether you consider Global Warming a fact or a hoax. The one thing for certain is that we do harm the environment every day. These are things we can do to not only save and conserve energy but also help the environment. 10) Follow The Three ‘R’ […]