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ACS Blog Archives for June 2013
Cloud Computing - Are You More Prone to Attack on the Cloud or In Your Office?
June 4, 2013

Do you think your data is more likely to be hacked on the cloud or on your local office computers?   While security has long been cited as an obstacle of adopting more cloud computing services, this article shows that cloud data is actually attacked less than your local computers.

GTD for Evernote {Book Review}
June 6, 2013

While researching different ways to Get(ting) Things Done (GTD), I stumbled across a book that struck my interest since we are big fans & users of Evernote:  Evernote: The Unofficial Guide to Capturing Everything and Getting Things Done.   I emailed Mr. Gold who was gracious enough to send a copy so that I could review it and share it with you.

Three Questions To Determine Whether You Need a Security Audit
June 11, 2013

Nearly all businesses have a computer these days, but not enough of them have them properly set up.   While having a computer helps you keep core aspects of your business running -- correspondence, accounts payable & receivable, and more -- it needs to be working for YOU as well.   

5 Tips for Creating Budgets in Excel
June 13, 2013

Budget season may be long gone, but if you work for a large, corporate environment, you are probably already starting to think about next budget season already.   If you are working for yourself, or are in a smaller business, this is probably a good time to review and rework the budget for the remainder of the year. 

ABA TechShow 2013 Review {PowerPoint}
June 18, 2013

Last month, we held a seminar recap of the 2013 ABA TechShow.  If you were unable to attend, here are the slides from our presentation of that event. 

Social Media Quick Tip - BufferApp
June 20, 2013

A few months ago, in our social media tips for business series, I shared how using RSS feeds can help you in social media with Hootsuite.   And last month, I shared how you can use IFTTT to help, too.    Here is a third way to share items on your social media sites -- Buffer. 

Opening A New Office - Postage & Faxes
June 25, 2013

Of all the things that are considered when setting up a new office, postage and faxing are probably near the bottom of the list of things to think about.  So why am I mentioning it?   Well, there are more efficient and technology-based ways to handle all both of these common tasks.