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Can I get an “amen”?

When you see a Facebook post asking for a “Like” or an “Amen”, do you do it? Most of these posts are fake. They are set up by Facebook hackers who are just getting likes and comments for a page they are trying to build up. The more comments, the higher the ranking for the […]

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iPhone iOS9 Wi-fi Assist

If you have a low amount of data on your iPhone plan, you’re going to want to do this. I only have 1Gb so I definitely did this to save myself extra data charges each month. The new WiFi Assist feature could be causing your data to increase.  Wi-Fi Assist automatically switches your phone from […]

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Save embedded file in email

I always get messages from PC users that a JPG file I sent in an email is embedded and they can’t save it. Mac people have no such problem. I don’t know why Outlook works this way, but there are easy workarounds to this problem. Option #A: (Recommended for multiple images) Open the email message […]

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Caller ID Spoofing

So you’ve seen a local number pop up on your phone and figure it’s safe to answer. Then it turns out to be a telemarketer… that’s Caller ID Spoofing. And fraudulent Caller ID Spoofing is on the rise. Caller ID Spoofing is a practice used by some telemarketers and fraudsters to disguise calls so that […]

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Google Listings Recorded Phone Message

“Our records show that you have not updated your Google listings. To update them now, press 1. To be removed from this call list, press 2″ Have you had this Google Listings recorded phone message? Newflash – it’s not Google calling you. It’s telemarketers who do NOT work for (and are not affiliated with) Google […]

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Customer Satisfaction Survey

To our past and current customers: Understanding our clients’ needs will help us offer better products and services in the future. Do you feel we offer value and quality? Would you recommend us to other businesses? How do we compare to competitors? Please take our short online customer satisfaction survey so we can improve our […]

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Are you mobile ready?

Is your website mobile ready? As of April 21, 2015, Google as changed its algorithm due to its focus on delivering better results to visitors using the service on smartphones and other mobile devices. Sites that are deemed mobile friendly will see favourable search engine rankings in comparison to those which are not. Given how […]

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Charity starts at home

I came across a blog from a local business magazine promoting a graphic design company having a contest for non-profits. They’re offering a marketing plan and graphic design services to one worthy charity to show their company’s “deep commitment” to the community.  By sending out a press release, the business is getting some publicity for […]

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Useful ((free)) tools on the internet

There are plenty of free open source tools out there to help you create and maintain beautiful websites. • Facebook – create free pages for your business or organization. All you need is a free Profile page. • fotolia – https://us.fotolia.com Download free images every week just by creating a free account. • google.ca – […]

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Social Media Scams

Want a free gift card for doing absolutely nothing? Sound too good to be true? Well, it is. Of course it is! Perhaps you saw a friend on Facebook post a link to a free gift card from Costco, Best Buy, Target… HINT: No business is giving away thousands of dollars worth of gift cards […]

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