Don’t Panic – it is only a GDPR start date

Don't panic its only GDPR

It is astounding how fast GDPR has come upon us and how many people are panicking at the 25 May 2018 deadline which is just days away as I write. Being sensible about it is the only way forward. If you are falling behind schedule in getting your systems, policies…

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Is Facebook Really Your Enemy?

The recent news about data harvesting from Facebook by Cambridge Analytica astounds me.  I have personally indulged in the ephemeral quizzes that were referred to in this case but it does not bother me too much as I made a conscious choice to participate and I accept full responsibility for…

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Stay Connected When Travelling

It is holiday time again and in this wireless age we can now stay in touch with work, family and friends more easily whilst we are away.  Most of us won’t leave home without taking our smartphone, tablet or laptop and devices such as these which makes staying connected on…

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Getting Started as a Virtual Assistant

There are a growing number of people wanting to start up as Virtual Assistants often in the hope of creating the ideal work life balance.  But what does establishing yourself as a VA mean?  Before you start you need to be focussed on the belief that you are a business…

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Cloud Storage and Back Up – What You Need to Know

On-line back up is not the same as cloud storage.  There are a number of businesses who promote their services using both storage service terms. But how do you know that you are getting what you are looking for when it comes to cloud storage?  Data storage in the cloud…

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Move Over Password Security – Eyeprinting is Here!

The ideas from Science Fiction just keep on coming into the real world.  Now it seems a new business called “EyeVerify” offers software which identifies you by your “eyeprints,” namely the pattern of veins in the whites of your eyes! Apparently we all have four eyeprints, two in each eye…

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Create Your Own Online Newspaper

Devising your own on-line daily newspaper has never been so easy.  With Paper.li you can really personalise your very own newspaper.  There is a free element to this tool and allows you to produce your own newspaper harnessing articles of interest from Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or other web content into…

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Is Building a Website the End?

You are delighted that you have got your brand new snazzy website uploaded to the internet and you have given your website designer a pat on the back.  Is that it?  Many business owners still do not realise that this is the start of the story not the end. Having…

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