Cybersecurity, Simplified

I firmly believe that cybercrime is the #1 biggest threat to business. As I say that, I can hear protests about how hard it is to find, hire, and retain good people; how critical it is to maintain proper cash flow; the challenge of gaining market share, etc.

The DANGERS of Dropbox and other file sync apps

If you're using Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive or other consumer-grade file sync and sharing cloud applications, listen up! These applications pose a huge threat to your company because company data can be spread far and wide without central oversight of what information is being shared with whom.

What If Your Smartphone Had Wings?

Video streaming from the air is about to get a whole lot more affordable. It just so happens that the brains, gyroscope, GPS and camera aboard all those new drone cameras you may have seen can also be found in your smartphone… Slip your smartphone into a PhoneDrone Ethos, and you have your own flying camera at a fraction of the cost of a fully equipped camera drone.

Facebook Wants to Help You Blow Up Your Business

The Facebook Ad platform can work wonders when you apply these principles: 1) Have a strategy. Don't make the mistake of diving in without knowing how the money you put in will actually pay off. 2) Remember "T-O-M": TARGET the right audience with a great OFFER wrapped in a compelling MESSAGE. 3) Write great copy.

Hootsuite, Buffer…or both?

Keeping in touch with new and current customers via social media can suck up your time. Social media apps Buffer and Hootsuite both aim to help you achieve more impact in less time. So which one is right for you? While Hootsuite offers a full-featured social media dashboard, Buffer focuses simply on prescheduling your content.

Imagine Just Taking a Pill to Acquire a Whole New Skill Set

In The Matrix, Neo opens his eyes after being programmed and tells Morpheus, "I know kung fu." According to futurist and world-renowned inventor Ray Kurzweil, conversations like that will actually take place within the next 20 years. By implanting blood-cell-sized, cloud-connected nano-robots into the brain, humans will be able to literally download any skill set or body of knowledge from the cloud.

Separating Yourself From The Start-up Pack

Many of America's favorite companies began as a small start-up.

Ben & Jerry's sold ice cream out of an old gas station when they first opened in 1979. Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook in his college dorm room. Starbucks started with just one location in Seattle, Washington.

What to do BEFORE you go to Starbucks

So you're in the car on the way home from Starbucks, basking in the glow of consuming your triple-shot, low-foam, extra-hot pumpkin-spice latte when you suddenly realize your laptop has gone missing. You drive back like the caffeinated lunatic you are, only to discover no one has turned it in.