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How To Utilize Microsoft Word’s Business Plan Template

Creating a comprehensive business plan is an important step for any blossoming business. Whether you’re hoping to attract new investors or qualify for a bank loan, you’ll likely need to present a documented plan to help clarify the ins and outs of your business for interested parties. In a bid to woo the business crowd, Microsoft Word has developed a way to make the process of compiling a b...

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What’s new in Office 365 for October?

It looks like, in October, there’s a lot going on, with your Office 365 Home or Office 365 Personal subscriptions. We know some of you are reading this do subscribe to one of Office 365 consumer plans. It’s great news if you fit that description and you have more than one device at home. Check out the latest updates to Office 365. What’s New For Office 365 Home or Personal Subscriptions? ...

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What Are We Most Frightened Of This Halloween?

7 Cyberattack Facts This Halloween we’re celebrating by sharing some scary cyberattack facts. Why? Because, unfortunately, cyber attacks are increasing. The cyber threat landscape is rapidly becoming more of a concern. Not only are businesses seeing an increase in the number of attacks, but these cyber attacks are continuing to evolve.   Here are the scary facts: Cyberattacks are the third...

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Do You Have Good Computer Habits?

We know it’s important to have good habits in many parts of our lives, from our work to our daily hygiene. However, quite a few of us forget that we need to have good computer habits, too. Developing wise practices in connection with our computers and smartphones can make our lives much easier and help us to stay much safer on the internet. Back Up Your Files One thing that many people fail to ...

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Allowing Employees To Surf The Web on Company Computers?

A Quick Lesson In Turning Computers Into Zombies This has become a common occurrence. An employee takes their lunch break, then logs into their personal email account to check their email. No harm, right? Next thing you know they’ve clicked a link in an email they thought came from their bank. Now, all the computers in your office are locked up and there’s an ugly message scrolling across t...

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Section 179 IRS Tax Deduction: What Does It Mean For Your Business?

Today’s business owners carry many burdens, but tax time can cause a headache like no other. Filing taxes is often a cause of stress for small business owners and those just starting their empires, and with an ever-changing set of rules and regulations to follow, it can be difficult to understand it all. It’s important, though, to pay close attention to changes in tax codes. One change, implem...

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10 Easy Steps Implementing Your Successful SOP with SharePoint

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are necessary for every industry. The written procedures keep a company on track. The importance of having them is to guarantee the organization remains compliant with all federally mandated regulations, legislation, and ever-changing laws. But too often many businesses will continue to struggle with getting the correct and appropriate SOP created, distributed ...

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Happy Spreadsheet Day!!!

What Are You Doing for Spreadsheet Day? Spreadsheets: some people love them, some people hate them, and some people are a little afraid of them. No matter which category you may currently fall into, you probably know that spreadsheets are vital to the inner workings of organizations ranging in size from massive Fortune 500 companies to small, locally owned businesses. At this very moment, million...

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October 16th Is Steve Jobs Day

Steve Jobs Day Sheds Light On Apple Founder’s Legacy In today’s modern world, the name “Apple” has become synonymous with technology. It’s no wonder then that Steve Jobs, the company’s late co-founder, has become such an influential figure in American history. His contributions are well documented in motion pictures, books and an authorized biography. October 16 is known as Steve Job...

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What Are The New Changes in Microsoft Outlook?

New Calendar, Mail, and mobile Outlook features help you get things done, was the title of the April 30th, 2018 blog from Microsoft’s Outlook team, about the newest features. Since then, Outlook has received more modern additions, from mobile management to enterprise information protection all designed for user simplicity. So, let’s step inside and see what new changes Microsoft Outlook has. ...

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