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Cyber Attacks Increase by 59%, Is Your Small Business Safe?

Small business awareness of digital security keeps increasing. But this increased awareness leads cybercriminals to adapt. And this includes launching stealthier methods of attack . 2019 Cybersecurity Statistics The SiteLock 2019 Website Security Report says these criminals now focus on quieter attacks. But that doesn’t mean they have decreased. Because attacks increased by 59% for …

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43% of Cyber Attacks Still Target Small Business while Ransomware Stays On the Rise

When did you last read about a small business being hacked in the news? Once this happened rarely. But according to the Verizon 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), 43% of cyber-attacks target small businesses. And cyber attacks on small businesses represent the largest share of all the attacks in the report. The disparity highlights …

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Use These 5 Tips To Help You And Your Employees Avoid Eye Strain

About 80 percent of U.S. adults say they use screens at least two hours per day. And 59 percent have reported experiencing some form of digital eye strain. Digital eye strain can include a number of symptoms, including dry eyes, irritation, sensitivity to light, trouble focusing, and blurry vision. If not addressed, these symptoms can …

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Attention Small Business Owners: New Warning Issued on Office Emails with Voicemail Messages

The criminals who launch phishing attacks are relentless in their pursuit to disguise their message. The latest such effort uses a notice for a new voice mail message to get you to click on it. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) just sent a scam alert warning businesses to not click on these phony office emails …

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Use These 7 Google Search Shortcuts when Doing Research for your Small Business

We’re always on the lookout for data and information, and a search engine like Google helps us find the answers and resources we’re looking for every day. There are simple Google search shortcuts that can help us find what we’re looking for even faster. When you find what you need faster, you get more time …

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Only 48% of Restaurant Owners Feel Prepared to Capitalize on Future Mobile Innovations

Mobile has become an integral part of the food and beverage industry. For restaurant owners, this technology has introduced new levels of efficiency in front and backend operations. But according to a new survey by Oracle, only 48% of owners feel prepared to capitalize on future mobile innovations. Another 62% also expressed doubt in their …

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Walmart Using Robots Now, When Are You Getting One for Your Store?

Walmart is adding hundreds of robots to its stores to help wash floors and perform low-level jobs that will free up workers to do other important work. Walmart  will add robots to at least 300 of its stores this year, The Wall Street Journal reported . In another 900 of its stores, Walmart will put 16-foot-high …

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The Hidden Mystery Behind Using AI to Create Awesome Customer Experience

Artificial intelligence (AI) changes the way we go about our everyday lives. Consider Apple’s line of mobile devices with Siri. And think about Amazon’s smart home products featuring Alexa. They make us comfortable interacting with a virtual assistant. These forms of AI make our lives easier and help us perform hands-free tasks. But the use …

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Zoho Wows Zoholics with eCommerce, Marketing Automation and Business Process Solutions

What do you call an annual event that attracts avid users of the friendliest integrated cloud platform that can run your whole business? Zoholics — of course. This week, April 9 to 11, 2019, over 1700 enthusiastic Zoho users descended on Austin, Texas to hear the latest news from Zoho. Zoho is the maker of …

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Amazon Says It Has Released 50 New Tools for Small Business Sellers

Small and medium-sized business sell more than half of all units on Amazon. So providing the tools and services to support their growth is a no brainer for Amazon. In the first three months of 2019 alone Amazon has released 50 new tools and services. And these tools and services support small businesses. Amazon Seller …

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