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Personal Cloud Storage Solutions for Small Businesses

by Michael Kwan - on Jul 20th 2017 - No Comments
Own your data with personal cloud storage solutions

No matter the kind of business that you run or the type of company that you work for, chances are that you rely on a fair bit of data. You’ve got those Excel spreadsheets, those annual financial reports, that marketing collateral, and all of your creative work-in-progress. There are few things worse than catastrophic hardware failure,...

5 Home Office Security Essentials for Telecommuters and Freelancers

by Chris Cairns - on Jul 7th 2017 - No Comments
A comfortable home office

Working from home certainly has its share of perks and benefits. This is true whether you run your own business or you telecommute in with a more traditional employer. You have the freedom to set up your workstation as you see fit and you enjoy greater flexibility with hours and with the tools that you use to get the job done. But this...

5 Excellent Online Invoicing Tools for Small Businesses

by Michael Kwan - on Jun 22nd 2017 - No Comments
Online invoicing tools make this easier

As entrepreneurs, freelancers and small business owners, we’d like to think that we love what we do and that’s why we do it. Unfortunately, we can’t take that love to pay for our mortgages, utilities and dinners. At the end of the day, the bottom line still plays a positively vital role. Why not make it easier to bill...

10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Google Docs

by Michael Kwan - on Mar 27th 2017 - No Comments
Using Google Docs

Arguably one of the most powerful and versatile tools in the arsenal of any telecommuter, freelancer or remote worker is Google Drive. This is especially true with the suite of productivity software that can effectively replace Microsoft Office on your computer. You’ve got Google Docs as your Microsoft Word alternative, Sheets to...

How to Manage All Your Cloud Storage in One Place

by Chris Cairns - on May 5th 2016 - No Comments
Cloud storage management

The ability to save so much data in the cloud has proven remarkably useful for consumers and businesses alike. You can save your documents and pictures with your cloud storage provider of choice, accessing those files through your computer, on your smartphone or on your tablet, as long as you have a connection to the Internet. But what...

Awesome Google Drive Add-Ons To Improve Productivity

by Chris Cairns - on Jun 26th 2014 - No Comments
Google Drive

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize that Google has come to dominate so many aspects of my online life. What’s great is that the experience we get with many Google products can be further appended and enhanced by third-party developers. You might already use Google Drive to backup your smartphone photos. You might...

5 Great Tools For A Paperless Office

by Michael Kwan - on May 27th 2014 - No Comments
Paperless Office

It’s really quite remarkable just how far we’ve come with technology and yet we still rely so heavily on dead trees to communicate with one another. It’s said that you should be the change that you want to see in this world, so if you want the rest of the world to move forward, then you’ll want to make those critical...

Five Unique Cloud Storage Solution Alternatives

by Michael Kwan - on Mar 30th 2014 - No Comments
A Computer Hard Drive

By now, you’ve probably familiarized yourself with some of the more popular cloud storage solutions available on the Internet. There’s a good chance that you’re already making good use of your Dropbox account and you might already be collaborating with your colleagues through Google Drive too, but all of these solutions...

7 Great iPhone Cloud Storage Apps

by Michael Kwan - on Jan 31st 2013 - No Comments
Taking the iPhone to the Cloud

You’ve got a shiny new iPhone or maybe you’ve already had your iPhone for a while. Whatever the case, you’ve probably noticed that the iPhone doesn’t have a memory card slot. If you buy a 16GB iPhone, that’s all the on-board storage that you’re going to get. But what if you need more? What if you want...

Dropbox Security: How To Setup A 2-Step Verification

by Michael Kwan - on Sep 21st 2012 - 1 Comment
Dropbox 2-Step Verification

Absolutely, the convenience of cloud computing means that you don’t need to rely nearly as much on local storage and you can effectively access your files from any computer, anywhere in the world. This creates a double-edged sword, however, as it makes you vulnerable to hacks, thefts, and data leaks. This is why it’s so important...