• 888 238 7732
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Blog

Netcotech Blog

Tip of the Week: Securing Your Business’ Wireless Printers

328264347_wireless_printers_400

When you consider the security concerns in your office, you may not think to include your printers in your deliberations. You should, simply because your printers could be an access point into your network without the right protections. That’s why, for this week’s tip, we’re going over how to improve the security around your printing infrastructure.

Continue reading
  45 Hits

Tip of the Week: Creating a Twitter Thread

51863267_twitter_tweet_400

While one wouldn’t think of it immediately, Twitter is an important communication tool for businesses to use to reach their audience. While the brief-message format may seem like an obstacle to some, Twitter offers a feature that can sidestep this apparent shortcoming. For this week’s tip, we’ll go over how you can create a Twitter thread.

Continue reading
  42 Hits

Tip of the Week: Three Keys to Time Management

204622907_time_management_400

“We have so much time and so little to do. Strike that, reverse it.” – Willy Wonka, as written by Roald Dahl.

Time is perhaps the most finite resource there is, especially when it comes to business productivity. Whether your team is working in the office or remotely, it is important that that spend their available time wisely. Here, we’ve put together a few tips to share with your team to help them be more productive in their work tasks.

Continue reading
  73 Hits

Tip of the Week: Streamlining Your Workstation for Focused Productivity

71395042_organized_workstation_400

Productivity is generally included in any company’s list of priorities, and among those, it generally ranks somewhat near the top. With workplaces beginning to open with very different processes than what they are used to, productivity may be a little challenging to maintain. That’s why, for this week’s tip, we’re sharing one way you can hit the ground running at the start of your day.

Continue reading
  82 Hits

Tip of the Week: A New Way to Be Productive

256147063_tasks_400

We’ve all been there before: looking at our schedule and finding that something has been added to our day, with little-to-no context to describe what it is we are supposed to do. This is not the kind of thing that leads to a productive office and a productive working environment. That’s why we’re sharing how to start each of your team’s responsibilities on the right foot for this week’s tip: tasking it out properly.

Continue reading
  102 Hits

Tip of the Week: Browsing More Productively with Chrome on Android

304753887_mobile_internet_browsing_400

It is safe to say that the concept of productivity has long been a priority to businesses, so much so that it spurred on a variety of the recognizable innovations that businesses profit from today. This includes the development of mobile browsing, especially where the Android version of Chrome comes in. Here, we wanted to share a few tips to help you make the most of your own mobile browsing with Chrome.

Continue reading
  124 Hits

Tip of the Week: Video Conferencing, Done Better

336839312_video_conference_400

Video conferencing has become a staple in the workplace, especially as social distancing encourages teams to remain at home and collaborate remotely. Considering this, it only seemed prudent to dedicate this week’s tip to how to use video conferencing more effectively.

Continue reading
  108 Hits

Tip of the Week: Security Best Practices for All Business Sizes

203262815_cybersecurity_400

Whether you’re referring to ransomware, phishing, data theft, spoofing, any of the many forms of cybercrime, it is something that all businesses need to prepare themselves for. While different business sizes will have differing scales to contend with, these kinds of preparations will involve the same basic principles. To help you best defend your company against cybercrime, here are a few tips based on those principles.

Continue reading
  126 Hits

Tip of the Week: 2 Ways Cloud Computing Can Fuel Productivity

201705677_cloud_computing_400

These days, we use a lot of cloud platforms. They can enhance productivity through improving access, and they allow a business to do more with their capital. For this week’s tip, we thought we’d look at two ways the cloud can help your business excel with its newly-remote workforce.

Continue reading
  122 Hits

How to Stop Viruses (and Bacteria!) Lurking on Your Computer

217135316_cleaning_computer_disinfecting_400

It only makes sense that a managed service provider would have a blog post discussing virus removal from a workstation, but today, we wanted to talk about a different virus, one that your antivirus software won’t affect in the slightest: SARS-CoV-2, or as it is better known now, COVID-19.

Continue reading
  126 Hits

Tip of the Week: Warning Signs of a Phishing Scam

175846607_phishing_scam_400

According to the latest edition of Microsoft’s regular Security Intelligence Report, phishing attacks are the most prevalent cyberthreat. Considering what is currently going on in the world, this is almost assuredly still the case, which means that businesses and individuals alike need to be more aware of how to spot these attempts. To help, we’ve put together a few tips.

Continue reading
  134 Hits

Tip of the Week: Properly Cleaning Your Laptop

198876736_laptop_cleaning_400

When you consider all that the typical workstation has to endure (potentially grubby hands poking at it all day, crumbs, sneezes, you get the idea), there is little wonder that our devices can get so dirty. Here, we’ll be discussing how to properly clean your device.

Continue reading
  217 Hits

Tip of the Week: Organization is Key

organized_296953713_400

One of the earliest memories I can remember is being relentlessly reminded “organization is the key to success”.  While it might have been a comedic expression to say while cleaning up the house, becoming a business owner has undoubtedly caused organization to become more of a strategy rather than an obsession.

Continue reading
  251 Hits

Tip of the Week: Two-Factor Authentication Boosts Your Security

2FA_209979111_400

To keep your business’ network and infrastructure secure, you need to adhere to solid password practices. That includes not using the same password across different sites, using password managers when possible, and choosing passwords that are unique, but memorable. One of the most useful technologies used to secure accounts is two-factor authentication (2FA). Let’s take a look at how to incorporate 2FA into your security strategy.

Continue reading
  253 Hits

Tip of the Week: How to Use Email More Efficiently

time_89932888_400

Email is almost certainly the most well-known solution that your business uses, so most users probably feel as though they have a pretty good handle on it. However, many of them are probably making things more difficult for themselves - and taking more time than they need to on it. This week, we’ll go over some easy tips to make your use of email more efficient.

Continue reading
  337 Hits

Tip of the Week: Search Google Better

search_155178002_400

How many times a day do you search for something on Google? Your answer likely contributes to the fact that Google Search is the most visited website on the internet. In fact, it is so popular that the company’s name is now a verb. Google it!

Continue reading
  396 Hits

Tip of the Week: Getting the Most Out of Your POS System

117446577_400

If your business is in retail, you’re going to need technology that makes it easier to function. In many cases a Point-of-Sale (POS) system--or a Point-of-Purchase system--is the right tool. The POS system looks as though it is a common device you would see in most retail or service businesses. POS platforms are available for more than just retail businesses, but it is in retail that the solution really shines. Today, we’ll take a look at the benefits a POS system will bring your company and how to ensure that your solution is right for your business.

Continue reading
  476 Hits

Tip of the Week: Simplify Your Day at Work

272559253_simple_400

Work isn’t always great, and it can be stressful to boot. Distractions certainly don’t help, as they can complicate your schedule and get in the way of responsibilities. With the right strategies on your side, you could potentially eliminate some of this stress. Here are some of the ways you can do so.

Continue reading
  424 Hits

Tip of the Week: Windows 10 Taskbar Tips

taskbar_400

There are many aspects that go into making effective use of your office workstation, and one of them is utilizing the features that come with your Windows operating system. There is a lot to cover on that front, but one of the simpler ways your business can leverage its workstations more effectively is through its taskbar. You’ll be able to save time and customize your workstation to best suit your needs.

Continue reading
  446 Hits

Tip of the Week: 5 Key OneNote Tips

onenote_400

Microsoft OneNote is a program that can help you keep track of your notes, but it’s much more than that. OneNote actually provides several other functions that take it beyond the use of a simple digital scratchpad. Let’s take a look at some of the OneNote features that you may not know about.

Continue reading
  470 Hits
© 2020 . All Rights Reserved. The IT Communication Group Inc Netcotech