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Can Managed IT Services Help Small Businesses?

A generally good business practice is to delegate tasks to other people or even other companies. These companies would offload that work and cover that specific need so that it’ll be out of your hair. It is a good feeling, however determining whether you need it or not is always a hard question to ask. …

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Cloud Computing Is Still Expected To Grow. Here Is Why

According to Devo Technology, a cloud-native logging and security analytics company, 81% of organizations revealed that the pandemic has only accelerated their cloud timelines. From that, Devo Technology saw:  a 200% jump in businesses planning to move over 75% of apps and workloads to the cloud;  86% considering the cloud as an option in decision …

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Should You Use G Suite Or Office 365?

When companies start moving files and their systems to the cloud, business owners are faced with one crucial decision: which platform is suitable for the business, G Suite or Office 365? The answer to that question depends mostly on where the company stands. Depending on the size, expected growth, and technical needs one does look …

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3 Effective Steps To Deal With Any Ransomware

Ransomeware is a concept that’s been making its ways through the news more often, and it shouldn’t be surprising that this will happen even more in the future. Ransomware has been a popular method of attack since the pandemic. But also attackers are exploiting the fact that victims neglect certain things or lack expertise. For …

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How To Make A Backup Strategy For Small Businesses

Small businesses face a number of challenges on a daily basis. They have to compete with their services and presentation against larger companies. Furthermore, they’ll need to attract customers to keep the afloat and attract enough to cover the expenses they’ll be accruing. As a result of this, the data they have and their IT …

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Managing and Serving your Web Assets

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When you have a large website - the media you use can get overwhelming. Digital Asset Management Digital Asset Management (DAM) is a term used to talk about how and where you store your files offline, and manage things like licences and rights for the content. Your library of website files should be simple, accessible ...

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Ransomware As A Cyber Weapon Of Choice

With many business ventures having high chances of failure in the early years, businesses rely on lessons learned to improve their odds of survival. Businesses do this by analyzing what went right or wrong and adapt based on those results. This kind of model shouldn’t just be applied to business ventures but to many industries …

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Unlisted YouTube videos and Security for July 2021 Update

Due to security vulnerabilities identified by YouTube and Google changes are coming to your ‘unlisted’ YouTube videos.  Effective July 23 2021, YouTube will be altering all of these videos, and making them private. What is an unlisted video? Occasionally – you’ll upload a video to YouTube, but before making it public, you may want to …

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Best Social Media Management Tools of 2021

In this time of social media marketing, there are hundreds of tools and software with features capable of helping you in managing your social media platforms. Social media management tools ranging from Buffer to Sendible can assist you with social media creation, collaboration, planning, scheduling, sharing, analysis, and more.

Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram have millions of users on a day-to-day basis. A cohesive social media presence allows businesses of all sizes to communicate to their customers where they stand. With so many platforms available out there, managing multiple social media platforms can be an absolute nightmare.

Business owners are required to invest a lot of time and energy in creating/writing a post and scheduling the right time to post content throughout the day. As a result, this is not feasible for businesses that operate with a handful of employees. With that in mind, businesses have now turned to social media management tools that permit them to create a comprehensive social media strategy where they can manage all platforms from one place.

6 Key Components for a Cohesive Brand Identity

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Just like your personal identity makes you unique, your brand identity is the “special sauce” that sets you apart from every other competitor on the block. But what is brand identity? What does it have to do with design? What elements contribute to a cohesive brand identity?

We’ll kick things off with defining a ‘brand identity’. “Brand identity” is the collection of all elements (name, logo, slogan, image, website) that a company relies upon to deliver the right message to its customer. Other words like brand image and branding are often used interchangeably with brand.

Brand identity isn’t just a logo or an advertising campaign; it’s the way a brand presents itself to the market and connects with its audience. It covers a wide range of things, starting with product design, through promotion/advertising and ending with customer support. Market giants like Amazon, Apple, and Google have created a solid brand strategy over the years and have established themselves as strong competition for both large and small businesses through their powerful brand presentation.

Brand constitutes the promise you make to your customer and the experience that you provide them through your products and services.