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Why Does Network Continuity Matter to Small Businesses?

  • Courtney Christensen
  • Jun 16, 2017 11:19:00 AM
  • IT Blog

It's thunderstorm season, which means you are more at risk for natural disasters bringing down your network. A thunderstorm can be devastating to your business if it takes out your electricity (and therefore your network). How will you continue to serve your clients, customers, or patients without access to the network? How much money could this cost you?

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Is a VoIP Phone System Right for You?

  • Courtney Christensen
  • Jun 9, 2017 10:27:56 AM
  • IT Blog

VoIP, or Voice over Internet Protocol, is a cloud based phone system that has been sweeping the small business market. Is this type of phone system right for your business, too? In most cases, the switch to a VoIP phone system is simple and painless. If you have a managed service provider, the changeover from your traditional phone system will take no effort from you at all.

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How Secure is Your Business' Data, Really?

It's not easy to hear, but your data is not as secure as you think it is. Every day, you are putting your company's livelihood in the hands of security software tools that you blindly trust to protect your data from viruses. Are you absolutely sure your antivirus is working, and working well

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6 Tips to avoid ransomware

Staying secure against ransomware doesn’t have to be hard.   Here are a few tips to get you started right away!

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10 ransomware statistics you need to know

A survey conducted of over 1,000 IT service providers who deal with ransomware on a daily basis resulted in some surprising statistics when it comes to ransomware. Ransomware is the biggest threat to small businesses this year. It has cost US small businesses upwards of $75 billion dollars in downtime. Keep reading to discover the results of this terrifying survey.

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50 Ways to Reduce Stress

  • Courtney Christensen
  • Apr 28, 2017 11:00:00 AM
  • IT Blog


Everyone feels stressed sometimes, especially at work. We’ve written an article about how to reduce stress while at work, but often that’s just not enough to help all day long. 54% of Americans are worried about their stress levels affecting their daily lives, and that worry can make us even more stressed. Here are quick and easy ways you can reduce your stress levels and get on with your day, whether you’re at home, at work, or anywhere else. Something on this list will be perfect for you.

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Cloud Services by the Numbers

  • Courtney Christensen
  • Apr 14, 2017 10:20:03 AM
  • IT Blog

The Cloud is a widely used, but under-explained buzzword that’s used so regularly now that many people haven’t had to the chance to understand what it actually means. As long as you can access your emails from home, work, and your cell phone, do you really spend much time thinking about why you have that capability, or how it helps you?

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Internet Faux Pas To Avoid At All Costs

  • Courtney Christensen
  • Mar 17, 2017 11:04:00 AM
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11 Small Business Bloggers You Should Be Following

  • Courtney Christensen
  • Mar 10, 2017 10:33:00 AM
  • IT Blog

Owning a small business is difficult. It’s hard to stay ahead of the curve. One way to keep yourself on top is by staying educated and constantly improving yourself and your business. The best way to do that? Read. Read anything you can get your hands on (Jason reviews one book every quarter for our newsletter), whether it’s books or blogs or magazine articles. By keeping yourself informed about the world of small business, finance, and your industry, you can ensure your continued success. Below, we’ve gathered a list of bloggers who write about small business so you can add them to your list of reading material.

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7 Super Cool (and Totally unnecessary) Devices We all Want

If you had an unlimited amount of money, what would you buy? Sure, we could list the responsible things like paying off student loan debt or buying real estate, but that’s the boring stuff. We’re more interested in fun gadgets and devices that will give us hours of entertainment. Of course, these things are all unnecessary and often too expensive, but hey, we can dream.

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