Over the past several weeks, Ekaru has helped many businesses in the greater Boston area set up remote offices. As businesses scrambled to set up a remote workforce, the initial focus was on business continuity - trying to continue operations after leaving the physical office. Now as employees have settled in, security needs attention. Major events like the Coronavirus pandemic create new opportunities for cybercriminals to exploit, but smart defense doesn't let them. These tips can help keep systems and data safer in uncertain times.Read More
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Tags: small business, small business technology, cybersecurity, remote work
Tags: small business, Managed Services, remote work
Nancy recently attended Hubspot Inbound 2018 with 24,000 marketing pros from around the country and around the world (plus 400,000 followers!) "INBOUND is a community of people who are passionate about marketing, selling, and delighting customers in an inbound way. Our annual event and year-round media platform inspire and educate hundreds of thousands of people so that they—and their businesses—can grow better."Read More
Tags: small business, SMB, Marketing
Here's a tip to get more from the small business technology you already have. One of the helpful features in Office 2010 is the ability to directly create a PDF document by using the "save as PDF" feature. Instead of relying on a third-party application, the capability is built right in.
Tags: PDF, small business, Microsoft Office, technology
In this day and age of all sorts of computer viruses and threats, a big problem for businesses is what to do with systems used by multiple people.
Tags: laptop, small business, computer, security protection
A customer contacted us a few days ago with an email dilemma. They had been receiving a valued daily report through email, and all of a sudden they stopped receiving it and found that it was in their spam filter and wondered why.
Tags: small business, eMail, spam
We've worked with many of our clients to go paperless - law firms, accounting firms, medical offices... and now its our turn. In a classic example of "the cobbler's family has no shoes", we're the last to update.
Tags: small business, paperless, electronic documents, backup
Tags: Outlook 2010, small business, eMail, Signature
Microsoft has a great gem of a product for small business that's basically "under the radar" - Windows Home Server.
Tags: small business, backup, Windows Home Server
Every once in a while, we get a panicked call from a small business owner - "Help, my email and website stopped working - we can't get any e-mail and I'm missing important orders!". After the usual first steps in trouble shooting - such as can they get out to the Internet at all - one of the first things we check is the domain name registration status. Often what we'll catch is an expired domain name.
Tags: small business, domain name, renewal