Why You Need To Consider The GoPro Hero5 For Your Business

With the addition of instant on recording as well as a linear recording option, the new GoPro Hero5 has become a viable player in the camera space for an easy and portable way to record video for your social media, website or other online marketing. Our friend Steve... read more

International Travel IT Tips for Small Business Owners

Your getaway or business trip abroad should also include an advance plan for how you will stay in touch with the office and access needed information securely. With a little bit of effort in advance you can save some headaches and a lot of money on your information... read more

What’s new? We’re getting a lot of media coverage

 What’s new? We’re getting a lot of media coverage We have spent the last 20 plus years becoming experts in providing business technology for small business computer users in our region of the Central Coast of California. Recently, the national press has been... read more

Email Mastery: When to use “To” and “CC” to Save Time

By Amy Kardel Director Clever Ducks Email is the lifeblood of small business and an important technology productivity booster. One of the best ways to prevent email overload is to properly address email. By sticking to the standard conventions for who goes in the “To”... read more

The Strongest [data] Defense is a Good Backup

By Peter Kardel You’ve taken all of the reasonable steps that are currently available to you to protect your small business from cyber attacks, but you still feel a hint of unease.  What if you missed something or a new way of getting through takes you down . . . ... read more

2 Factor Authentication for Facebook and Google

2 Factor Authentication for Facebook and Google If you have already experienced the feeling of being hacked, then you already know how sickening and scary that feeling can be. It not only means that someone has access to your private messages and account information,... read more

How to Setup 2 Factor Authentication on LinkedIn

According to Matt Burgess of WIRED magazine, “Security researchers have discovered more than 117 million account details being sold on data sharing websites in recent weeks – and the hack could affect up to 167 [million] customers.”  It is believed that much of... read more

What’s Keeping Your IT Guy Up at Night?

By Peter Kardel IT people tend to be control freaks.  That’s good.  You want that locked-down, buttoned up, backups covered, everything triple-checked when it comes to your business IT. Your amazing customer service depends on it, your reputation is protected by it. ... read more