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Who Holds the Keys to Your Website Kingdom?

Who Holds the Keys to Your Website Kingdom?

Your website is the front door to your business. It’s the first impression people get when looking up your business hours, the virtual shop buyers visit in the middle of the night to place an online order, and the central hub for resources your customers need access...

Spam, Scams, and Scares!

Spam, Scams, and Scares!

I reached for my chiming iPhone, lifting my eyes from the email I was writing at my desk. I noticed a new notification…a text message from a number I didn't recognize. The text read: "Your 50% discount on your Spectrum account expires tomorrow. Click HERE to continue...

9 Tips For Setting Up AI Rules For Your Staff

9 Tips For Setting Up AI Rules For Your Staff

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a powerful tool. It can enhance the productivity, efficiency, and creativity of your staff. But AI also comes with some challenges and risks. Businesses need to address and manage these to use AI effectively.  Establishing clear and...

5 Ways to Leverage Microsoft 365’s New AI Innovations

5 Ways to Leverage Microsoft 365’s New AI Innovations

Microsoft 365 has a powerful suite of cloud-based productivity tools. They can help you work smarter and faster. Microsoft has consistently been at the forefront of innovation. M365 was one of the very first all-in-one cloud tools, introduced as Office 365 in 2013....

Gamers Beware! Hackers Are Targeting You.

Gamers Beware! Hackers Are Targeting You.

Gamers haven’t really been the focus of cybersecurity for a long time. You mostly hear about attacks on businesses. Or stolen personal data due to phishing attacks. But gamers are not safe from hackers targeting them.  As cyberattacks continue to escalate, gamers have...

The Power of Networking

The Power of Networking

In July of 2022, I officially resigned from my position as Discipleship and Connections Pastor at a church in northeast Ohio and officially accepted the opportunity to serve as the Business Development Specialist / Relationship Builder for C2IT Consulting. Myriad...

How Can You Leverage the New MS Teams Payment App?

How Can You Leverage the New MS Teams Payment App?

Are you a small business owner or a freelancer who offers services online? If so, you might be wondering how to get paid by your customers in a fast and convenient way. You might have tried different payment platforms. But they often require you to switch between...

Beware of These 2024 Emerging Technology Threats

Beware of These 2024 Emerging Technology Threats

The global cost of a data breach last year was USD $4.45 million. This is an increase of 15% over three years. As we step into 2024, it's crucial to be aware of emerging technology threats. Ones that could potentially disrupt and harm your business.  Technology is...

14 Helpful tips for New Year Digital Decluttering

14 Helpful tips for New Year Digital Decluttering

These days, our lives are intricately woven into the digital fabric. From emails to photos, documents to apps, our devices store tons of information. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed at the sight of an endless inbox or app library.  As the new year begins, it's the...

2023 – What a Year!

2023 – What a Year!

The end of the year comes with an opportunity to reflect, reminisce, and be grateful for all the ways we've been blessed since our last time around the sun. 2023 was an outstanding year in many ways, and we wanted to share a few of the highlights.   A Growing...