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Snapchat is Most Popular Social Media Among Teens

More than $264 billion is spent annually for products bought by and for teens in the United States. As a small business, understanding a demographic worth over a quarter of a trillion dollars can help you better address their needs. And for this group, Snapchat (NYSE:SNAP) is the most popular social media channel with 47 percent of teens using it ...

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Suffering a Data Breach Will Cost You Customers Who’ve Been Hacked, Too

There’s a strong connection between customer loyalty and data security, according to a recent report from Bank of America Merchant Services and Forrester. If your small business isn’t updating its data security tools and payment processing methods regularly, it could really cost you. The Relationship Between Customer Loyalty and Data Security According to the Small Business Payments Spotlight, nearly 40 ...

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Can a Mobile App Save Your Construction Company Time and Money? (INFOGRAPHIC)

Like any other business, the foundation of a successful construction business depends on effective communication and documentation. And this is where many construction companies — especially the small businesses — tend to struggle. The Rise of Mobile Construction Apps That’s why, a growing number of construction companies are now turning to mobile apps to get organized. An Effective ‘App’roach to ...

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How to prevent a KRACK attack on your Wi-Fi

Do you know what Krack is? In case you missed it, it’s a newly discovered vulnerability and it affects virtually all your gadgets when you use Wi-Fi. It can allow an attacker to steal your information and even install malware. Thankfully, there are ways to protect yourself and everyone you know.

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Q&A: How do you change the default web browser on a Mac?

Question from Camilla P.:  I’ve always owned Windows computers but my daughter talked me into trying a Macbook after my six year old Toshiba laptop died a few weeks ago. I tried using Safari for several days but I finally broke down and installed Firefox. I’ve used it for years and I’m just more comfortable […] The post Q&A: How ...

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Understand Your Risk, Then Invest in Your Small Business Cybersecurity Plan

Do you know the cost/benefit breakdown of the cybersecurity you have in place for your small business? To be more precise, how much should you invest in cybersecurity protection in relation to your actual monetary risk? The findings of the new report from the Better Business Bureau, titled, “The State of Small Business Cybersecurity in North America” offers some hints. ...

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Spotlight: EcoEnclose Offers Earth Friendly Shipping Supplies

Shipping materials have a reputation for being wasteful and bad for the environment. But what if you could get a more eco-friendly solution? That’s exactly what EcoEnclose is trying to provide. The company sells a variety of shipping materials made with recycled and recyclable content. Read more about the business and what it has to offer in this week’s Small ...

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