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10 Things Your it Support Provider Should Do for You as Part of a Fully Managed Service Contract

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Using an outsourced IT support provider is a smart move for small and medium sized businesses. It enables them to maintain business continuity at a fraction of the cost of running their own in-house IT Department. But there are many providers out there. How do you go about choosing the right one for your business? Here's the BITS list of things your IT support provider should do for you as part of a fully managed service contract. * Prevent problems by adopting a pro-active approach. ...
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Small Business Owners: How Safe Are You Without Security Cameras or Surveillance?

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Security cameras. You need these if your small family business is lodged in your residence and as part of your advertising blitz, you give away business cards therefore revealing your home address and phone number to strangers. This is unavoidable; so protect your family and property with reliable surveillance security. Here's what you're in for without security cameras Like most people, you have this tendency to believe you are invincible. Those break-ins only happen to others; haven't you ...
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Catch Those Slackers With an Outdoor Security Camera

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Shop owners need to know who goes in and out of their shops' front and back entrances. They need to monitor how many customers dropped in and they want to flush out employees sneaking elsewhere during their shifts. Without an outdoor security camera, the task would be impossible and expensive. Watch Those Doors When you own or manage a store, café or restaurant, you have to keep count of customer volume during shop hours. This helps management keep tabs of business selling trends. The ...
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Advanced Privacy Guard - What is it and What Does it Do?

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

You may or may not have heard of Advanced Privacy Guard. What is it? It's simply a fake program that appears to be an anti-spyware program. Have you ever gotten those pop ups that are warning you that you may have a virus, or that a system scan has been done and found problems? This could very well be Advanced Privacy Guard.This is simply a malware that gets placed on your computer. Although it can't steal your passwords or get rid of data, it will steal your money if you aren't aware of what ...
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Reach Cheap Broadband Providers to Enjoy Low Cost Services

Monday, May 27th, 2013

When you are hooked to the internet and the tasks that you have take a lot of time on your dial up connection, it is high time that you switched your internet service provider. Since there are numerous problems which users face while using dial up or cable connections, it is better to opt for broadband internet. Nowadays, there are numerous cheap broadband providers that bring down your cost and also improve the quality of your services easily. Broadband services ensure the internet users face ...
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Malware Patrol Pro Won't Keep You Safe

Sunday, May 26th, 2013

What exactly are rogue, or fake, anti-spyware programs like Malware Patrol Pro patrolling?  They are out looking for your credit card information, Social Security number, bank account passwords, and browsing history.  Don't be fooled by the clever disguise as the authority on the malware roaming the dark alleys of the Internet, keeping you safe.  In actuality, you have just shaken hands with a corrupt system of professional con artists.  Among the family of AdvanceXPDefender, Advanced XP ...
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Micro Antivirus 2009 is not What it Appears to be

Friday, May 24th, 2013

When you encounter Micro Antivirus 2009, you need to run the other way.  With the Internet being such an essential part of everyone's lives these days, Internet scams are everywhere.  These new programs such as Micro Antivirus 2009 are rogue anti-spyware programs that act as scanners and removers of malicious software (malware), but only serve a purpose of downloading their own malware onto your hard drive for their own profit.  With Micro Antivirus 2009, this program will actually download ...
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Ready to Forgive and Forget the Who and the What Caught by Your Outdoor Security System?

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

The unexpected comes occasionally and when it does, it shocks you senseless. If you saw everything recorded in your home or office outdoor security system, can you forgive the culprit and forget the whole episode? When It's Family You happened to be alerted by your outdoor security system and you rush to view your PC screen. Lo and behold, you are seeing with your own eyes, your teenaged daughter in a Rapunzel mode, slithering down a makeshift rope. She's sneaking out thinking you're asleep ...
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Why You Should Never Even Think About Downloading Pc Antispyware

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

The spread of spyware like PC Antispyware goes much further than just a nuisance.  It is an epidemic.  I have read statistics reporting that 80-90% of computers contain spyware.   There are some cases where spyware is relatively harmless.  In most cases, it is very dangerous.  Programs like PC Antispyware pose a high threat.  This piece of fake spyware will leak your private and confidential information to scammers and other 3rd parties.If you are trying to figure out how spyware works ...
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Are You on the Brink of Deleting, Quitting or Selling Your Internet Business for the Wrong Reasons?

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Maybe you just started an Internet business a couple months ago and your results are poor. Maybe you're going through a divorce. Maybe a loved one recently died. I can go on and on, but I won't, because no matter what life situation I write, it all leads to one thing: You think tomorrow won't be any better, so you feel like quitting everything, including your business. Does this sound like you right now? If so, I urge you to read my story. I finally break my silence about some of the personal ...
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Malware Protector 2008 or Malware Infector?

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Malware Protector 2008 is one more rogue (fake) anti-spyware program making its rounds.  It is a clone of other spyware programs like Advance XP Defender and MalwarePatrolPro.  Malware protector 2008 will torment you with pop-ups, trying to coax you into wasting your money on a program that actually installed malware on your computer for you.The program invades your system through Trojan Zlob or Vondu.  The most common way to come across a Trojan is through downloading videos from ...
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Cloud Computing and You

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Everything changes; the world, business, technology, everything. In the year 2000, we had dial-up internet, expensive software suite solutions, IT departments, and branch offices. We still have those things ' except if you still have dial-up, stop reading and go get DSL ' but we use them in different ways in a different environment. A lot has changed in eight years and all that changing is because technology first changed. Well, it's about to change again. If you have an online email account ...
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Internet Video Marketing-discover the Latest Evolution in Online Marketing

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Currently, most marketing brochures and newsletters are using text and pictures in combination to attract a consumer's attention. Some pictures are a combination of still and animated objects to better the chances of attracting a prospective customer. But, if there is anything advertisers and consumers have learned about marketing, television advertisements are still the best way to attract attention for a product and keep it in the consumer's memory. To fully understand why internet ...
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The Center of your Internet Business, You

Monday, May 13th, 2013

As an Internet entrepreneur your ultimate goal is most certainly the success of your Internet business but statistics show that real money are made by a small percentage of the online businesses. An Internet business takes a great deal of time and effort, it's not easy to build and maintain it and you need total commitment to succeed. Lack of complete passion for your business and of the desire to succeed will most likely result in failure. As the center of your online business, the ...
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What is a Virtual Private Server?

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

A virtual private server (VPS), also known as a virtual dedicated server (VDS) is process of splitting up a regular physical server computer into several additional servers. The additional servers have the ability to run on each of their own machines. In addition, each server can run a separate operating system and has the capability of being individually rebooted as needed. The private virtual servers have the ability to optionally connect shared hosting services for the web and other hosting ...
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Internet Millionaire Mindset

Friday, May 10th, 2013

Copyright 2005 Rick Miller Have you ever wondered why some Internet marketers seem to have success with every single project? Do they have some magical power that you don't? Would you like to quickly get that power? In a recent interview for the List Crusade program, T. Harv Eker revealed what he called the Millionaire Mindset-which gives extremely successful Internet marketers and offline entrepreneurs what seems to be an "unfair advantage." (Note: To access T. Harv Eker's complete audio ...
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Career as a Security Guard? the 4 Criteria of Becoming One

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

We have all seen those uniformed unarmed people who help us or protect us in stores or malls from possible thefts or danger and who also protect the store or mall itself from getting ripped off. These people are the security guards. Being a security guard or officer can be a good job or exciting career to have, but you have to be the right person. But how do you judge yourself to be the right security person? What things do you have to or know? Let's have a look. 1. Immunization to boredom If ...
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Why Your Internet Business Is Like The Stock Market

Monday, May 6th, 2013

As savvy stock market investors know, chasing after the one "hot stock" with the possibility of bringing instant riches is not a wise idea. You know the old saying, "Don't put your eggs in one basket". This type of thinking carries a high risk. If your stock goes up and you are smart enough to sell, then you've made money. However, if your stock falls, you just don't know when (or if) it will ever make a comeback. With this idea of chasing after the "hot stock of the day", you might as well buy ...
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Security Alarm System: Your Safety in Home and Offices

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

If you install security alarm system in your homes and offices, it will give you peace of mind and keep your homes and offices safe and secure from intruders. It is always advisable and wise if homeowners and business owners provide a security alarm system in their homes and offices. There is no better way to secure your home, assets, valuables and the person you care about than having a security alarm system. It will be give 24 hours security all year round. One of the benefits homeowners or ...
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Get the Internet on Your Own Terms

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

RSS for the Rest of Us I don't know about you, but I'm seeing a whole bunch of articles and websites telling me that I need to get into this RSS thing. Is it really time? RSS (it stands for "Really Simple Syndication") is the latest wave of internet technology designed to take advantage of the "Content is King" mentality. Imagine getting direct access to the content you want, without having to give out your personal information. Wouldn't that be nice? Here's how it works: You find a website ...
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