Thursday, April 16, 2009

PowerPoint 2007 Graphics Tutorials!

At the end of this week, I'll be posting a series of PowerPoint 2007 graphics tutorials so you can easily create graphical slides like the ones below and add some pizzazz to your presentations!





Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Quick Poll:

Does your company use social marketing?

I.e., do you have a Facebook Fan page; do you use Twitter, are you on LinkedIn? Do you use amateur viral videos?


Take the poll.

Monday, April 13, 2009

How to Make Your Computer Start Faster

 cp_icon_torch12In the flow of spring cleaning, yet? Learn how to get rid of old software, reconfigure "pushy" programs, and clean up the registry for a faster start of  your trusty old system!

How to Make Your Computer Boot Faster

For preventative maintenance tips, look here. Make it autopilot!

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Or, if you need a presentation makeover right away, call our friends at Crystal Graphics for a FREE Estimate!


Tuesday, April 07, 2009

7 tips for working securely from wireless hotspots

Wireless hotspots are changing the way people work. These wireless local area networks (LANs) provide high speed Internet access in public locations—as well as at home—and require nothing more than a notebook PC with a wireless card. From coffeehouses to restaurants, airports to hotel lobbies, hotspots are ubiquitous. They are the de facto connection method for travelers and remote workers to access the Internet, their e-mail, and even their corporate networks.

Hotspots range from paid services, such as T-Mobile or Boingo, to free connections at your local coffee shop or library. But they all have one thing in common: These are all open networks that are vulnerable to security breaches. And that means it's up to you to protect the data on your PC. Here are a few tips to make working in public locations more secure.

7 tips for working securely from wireless hotspots