What to Consider Before You Upgrade

I’m always looking for a good deal on office equipment. Who isn’t? Sometimes I find something for a low price and use the product for years with no problems. But other times a product that I bought at a ridiculously low price breaks constantly and reminds me daily of what a bad deal it was. […]

6 Ways to Make Your E-Mails More Effective

One of my clients had to do damage control when her marketing department kept dropping the ball on large projects. She figured out that the marketing manager’s staff had stopped reading his e-mails.  He was a frustrated writer who couldn’t resist sending long e-mails to his staff, instead of sending clear, easy-to-read messages. E-mail is […]

How to Take Control Over Your Computer

Technology is supposed to help you save time and make it easier to keep your business on track.  For most of us, it does, but the reality is that anything with a screen or a power cord is only as effective as the person using it. Of all of the equipment in my home office, […]

7 Stupid E-mail Mistakes to Avoid

Last night I decided to give up multi-tasking. I made that decision after I forwarded an e-mail without scrolling down completely and reading the last sentence. As I pushed send, I looked at the last line and let out a loud Nooooooooo! The friend who had sent me the original e-mail, knowing I was going […]

Virtual Backups…Another Way to Protect Your Info

You’d think that after I drowned my computer a few weeks ago, I would have moved on. For the most part, I have, but I still can’t help reminding everyone I know about how important it is to backup information often. In another guest blog post, Chelanie Israel shared tips for backing up data. Another […]