How to Not Get Scammed when Buying a Phone 101

When looking for a phone, you might be put off by the staggering prices carriers have their phones at. You will be tempted to look for a phone from a third party such as craigslist, eBay, flea markets and other places for selling phones for a lower price. If you decide to do this, please follow these steps in order to avoid any unpleasant situations.

 

Always remember to take these steps before buying

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Benefits of Having a Focused Social Media Manager for your Business

In today’s world it’s more important than ever to harness the power of social media. Social media is here to stay and it’s the most widely used form of getting updates on current events, keeping in touch with family and friends and over all a great place to find businesses and service providers. People tend to ask for recommendations and with Facebooks built in recommendation tags if you’re not on Facebook then you’re losing a big chunk of potential clientele.

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Yay or Nay on Using Snap Chat for Your Business.

Snapchat offers many ways to advertise on their social media platform. The best way, however, to build a good following is to use it by recording videos that your target audience will enjoy so that they keep coming back for more.

You have to consider the following:
• Snapchat has an adoption rate of about 70% with audiences under 25yo.
• Snapchat has over 100 million daily active users.
• Half of Snapchat users log in every single day.

That sounds like a gold mine for advertising on the platform, but it’s not that easy. You still need to remember that anything you post on your account will be wiped clean in 24 hrs. Most posts will be seen once and that’s it. Nevertheless I’ve seen some businesses like med spas, bars, clubs, clinics and even organizations use Snapchat on a very successful level.

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5 Things To Do When Starting Your First Facebook Page

So, you’ve decided it’s time to establish and grow your company’s online presence. Facebook can be an incredible tool that can be used to create brand awareness, inform your customers about specials or promotions, and attract potential customers that are surfing the pages of their Facebook friends.

Did you know that there are currently over 60 million active Facebook business pages? They’re there, because like you they want to be in touch with their customer base. But creating a Facebook page for your business isn’t enough. Your page must be filled with content and information your audience will enjoy and make them want to continue to visit your page on a daily or weekly basis.

Here are some helpful tips that can get you started on using this awesome tool:

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What is Ransomware?

Ransomware is the newest way hackers will try to get money out of you. And it’s very sneaky and effective.

You’re working on your computer, maybe writting a report or saving some pictures you had from a vacation and all of a sudden you see a pop-up on your screen that reads “You’re files have been encrypted, you have 48 hrs to pay $500.00 or you will never get those files back”.

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Pokémon Go is a Worldwide Phenomenon. Here are the facts!

OK, so you’ve probably seen PkmnGo all over your Facebook feed for days now. You probably didn’t even know what pokémon were until this app dropped on the iTunes Store and Play Store.

Will this be the greatest game ever? Well, we don’t know yet, but it started off with a lot of strength not seen by Nintendo in a while.

The numbers don’t lie. Here are some incredible pkmnGo facts:

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Apple’s Ethical issue with security and freedom

 

The United States government has demanded that Apple take an unprecedented step which threatens the security of our customers. We oppose this order, which has implications far beyond the legal case at hand.

So what does that really mean for us? Apple acknowledges that we put very intimate, secret, delicate information in our phones, tablets, and computers. Everyone has some form of data that is private and wouldn’t want anyone to find or get so Apple added encryption to their devices in order to protect that data.

This is awesome because it means you can have stuff on your phone without having to worry that some hacker, stranger or frenemy will find your hidden pictures, private messages or the like.

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