You need a disaster recovery plan. Who wants to incur a fire, flood or theft that knocks you out of business? Nobody. Good. Who has a disaster recovery plan? You would use one to resuscitate your business if a disaster struck. Disasters happen. Airplanes landed in New York City. A hurricane and levee ...
February 26, 2017Mark Anthony Germanos
Do not waste money on a replacement battery. Yes. You read that right. I am advocating that you do not replace a failed cell phone battery. A failing battery is the first and usually most visible sign that your phone is failing. You should replace the complete phone. A story for you....
February 19, 2017Mark Anthony Germanos
Manage your Internet Domains before they get hijacked. Last week, a business owner walked up to me and said, “I think I need your help. Someone called me and offered me my Internet domains for $5,000. I am not receiving any e-mail and the web site you visit while trying to ...
December 30, 2016Mark Anthony Germanos
November 2, 2016Mark Anthony Germanos
Avoid the low bidder. You should avoid the low bidder. They usually cut corners in order to maintain their low pricing. This aggressive corner cutting usually works against you. You get cheaper parts, lower quality workmanship, or both. That’s why I avoid hiring low bidders and so should you. I recently hired ...
October 13, 2016Mark Anthony Germanos
Protect your RFID charge cards. I bought an RFID blocking wallet…and so should you. RFID is an acronym. It stands for radio-frequency identification (RFID), which “uses electromagnetic fields to automatically identify and track tags attached to objects. The tags contain electronically stored information,” according to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radio-frequency_identification. These tags are commonly found ...
May 2, 2016Mark Anthony Germanos
Say YES to dual monitors. I recently told a client that she should have dual monitors at her desk. She replied, “I’ve been using only one for decades. Why do I need two now?” Here are some reasons: 1. Dual monitors present a larger, crisper image that spans across two devices. 2. Dual ...
March 28, 2016Mark Anthony Germanos