Trade Secret Proposal Tips

Whether you’re a customer or a vendor, there are many undisclosed facts about proposals. The most protected truth is that the decision is already made and the game is rigged […]

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Digital Marketing for More Customers

If you look at a typical sales funnel today, digital marketing has already educated customers and helped them make decisions well before talking to sales. In fact, virtually everything in […]

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Most Registrars Are Clueless about SSL

Have you encrypted your website yet? Reputable organizations around the globe are planning to implement HTTPS as described in Show Customers You Are Serious About Security. No one can intercept […]

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Fix Your Broken Technology Model

In 2010, the push was to remove IT conflict. Five years later, most organizations still have a terribly broken technology model. For IT, the structure is generally: Least experienced personnel start […]

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Avoid April Fools Technology Pranks

  April Fools’ Day was actually invented by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1934 to raise morale during the Great Depression. Well no, it actually wasn’t as explained in John […]

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Pumpkin Plan Your Marketing

As virtual CIO, I sit in many board meeting and strategy sessions for customers. My role is not just streamlining technology, but also super charging digital marketing. My clients are […]

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Help Fight Webspam

Webspam is duplicate, malicious, misleading, or unintelligible web pages designed to harm or confuse visitors and manipulate search results. Webspam is becoming such a widespread problem, that it’s time for […]

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Start Telling Your Origin Story

The letters glow brightly against the maroon façade of Gold’s Gym in the early hours of the morning. That’s where most days are started, lifting heavy weights with 30 seconds of rest between […]

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What a Modern Network Looks Like

A generation ago, the picture below looked vastly different. Old network diagrams conjured thoughts of defending a castle. However, the problem for decades has been the fact that people work more outside of their business or […]