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Facebook App Center now open worldwide

In June, Facebook started offering its App Center feature for its US users. Now that service is available for every Facebook subscriber, both on the web and via iOS and Android mobile apps. The official word, coming from a Twitter page from a Facebook PR rep, states, “The Facebook App Center is now available to 100% of users worldwide.” As we have reported before, the service allows users to download both free and paid web and mobile apps, although the mobile versions must still be downloaded  via the iTunes Store and Google Play. The App Center also allows Facebook users…

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Why your business needs an IT security policy

Why you need a security policy News just in. Your computer system has been broken into! Yes, your impregnable firewall, amazing anti-virus and 99.9% secure password have all been breached. How could this be? Step forward your company employees. Recent studies have compounded old research highlighting the astounding ignorance and negligence of employees when it comes to security. Read on to see three ways your employees can undo all your investment in security, and to find out where you may be at risk Click here to find out more

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The benefits of having in-house IT support

Provide IT support in-house There are several advantages to providing technical support via an in-house IT helpdesk. It allows you to build up IT knowledge in your business, thereby become less reliant on external IT suppliers for support. This may enable you to install and support new equipment yourself, cutting costs in these areas.     Please click here to read more…

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In-house vs outsourced: the two sides of the IT support debate

Outsourced IT support or in-house IT support? It can be hard to decide which is right for your business. Both options have their advantages, but you need to be certain you’re making the right decision before you commit to the investment.   To help you out, here’s our quick guide to outsourced IT support vs. in-house provision.

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Create an online video for your website

Online videos can make your website more appealing to customers, attract attention from search engines and help with viral marketing. Kate Horstead finds out how to use video effectively Using video to connect with customers can help you to show your knowledge, give your business personality, improve your search engine optimisation (SEO) or boost your credibility. An online video can be a means of introducing your staff, demonstrating products, giving free advice, or asking a loyal customer to tell potential clients why they buy from you. “The options are endless,” says Tim Sargent, founder of video production firm Mint Video….

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Why are women slower to adopt technology?

The ‘gender gap’ is something which gets analysed in almost every aspect of our lives. The age old ‘battle of the sexes’ rears its head time and time again – and now it has cropped up in the world of technology. Even in the twenty-first century it seems notable trends develop between males and females. Recent reports suggest that men are more likely to engage earlier with new technologies such as tablet computers and that they use mobile broadband more than women.   Please click here to read more      

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How to create usable online forms

Badly designed website forms are, at best, laborious to use. At worst, they can make people abandon your website entirely With online forms central to most websites, be it for sign ups, online shopping or collecting contact details, an optimised user experience has got to include a usable online form. By putting some effort into a few key areas, you can create an online form that will keep users engaged and make their journey as easy as possible. Here are five tips for creating usable online forms: Click here to read more    

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Is email based on out of date technology?

We all rely on email for our business so its important to have something that is reliable, backed up and that lets you work on the move seamlessly. However I come across many people who are using POP3 without realizing the major limitations. If you need to check your email in more than one place – which is standard these days – it’s important to explore your options and upgrade. Is email based on out of date technology? Click here to read more.  

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Why you shouldn’t return spam

Why you should never reply to spam e-mail http://www./it/it-security/spam-prevention/why-you-shouldn-t-return-spam/?s=sig086   This short video from HowStuffWorks explains why you should never return or reply to spam email.

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Create an online video for your website

How to create a video for your website: http://www./it/the-internet/create-video-for-your-website/?s=sig089 Online videos can make your website more appealing to customers, attract attention from search engines and help with viral marketing. Kate Horstead finds out how to use video effectively    

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