Randy Kemp
Does Your Company Need a Blog?

Does Your Company Need a Blog?

It seems as if no matter what the industry, every company has a blog—leaving you wondering if your stand-alone web page is enough. Does your small business also need a blog? Here we explore some of the companies that are doing great things with their blogs, and the benefits they are reaping in return.

How others are profiting from blogs (and you can too)

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1. Bike Bandit: The Bike Bandit blogident…

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Mindfulness – A New Path To Treat Addiction

Mindfulness – A New Path To Treat Addiction

Addiction is said to be the scourge of the modern generation, with more and more (and increasingly young) men and women becoming trapped in a cycle of substance and alcohol abuse, that encourages them to engage in behaviors which are dangerous and life threatening.

Man is essentially the same as he ever was. The world around us has changed immeasurably since we took our first hesitant steps as a…

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Free Microsoft Operating System Upgrades?

Free Microsoft Operating System Upgrades?

A BT Internet payphone loading Windows XP Embe...

A BT Internet payphone loading Windows XP Embedded. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A week or two ago, there was a good article entitled The case for making Windows (upgrades) free at case. Actually, this would have helped some of my friends. They have been running XP on their home computers. One didn’t want to spend the one hundred and fifty dollars Windows wanted. What alternative did they have? I…

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A Trio of Tips That Will Help You to Successfully Market Your App

A Trio of Tips That Will Help You to Successfully Market Your App

You did your research, read plenty of articles and infographics, and spent hours carefully crafting your very first app. Now it’s time to think about doing whatever you can to make sure people find it and use it. About 90 percent of people who download an app will use it for only about six months, according to Trademob. In order to help keep your app customers active and continue to use your app,…

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Windows and free software

Windows and free software

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Windows mobile (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A while back, I wrote about my problems with Ubuntu and Windows. It was entitled Problems with Ubuntu and Windows 7 on same machine. Now I was left with a choice – either run Windows or Ubuntu by itself. So I opted to run just Windows, as it was already installed.

Now I’m not anti- Windows, anti-Linux nor Anti-Apple. It’s just with Mac stuff, I don’t…

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The Grief Recovery Hanbook Review

The Grief Recovery Hanbook Review

English: Classics Illustrated Comic Book Cover

English: Classics Illustrated Comic Book Cover (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

October 4, 2014, will be the one year anniversary of my mom Lucille’s death. There is a similarity between the death and hospital stay, of my mom and Joan Rivers. Both were diagnosed with cardiac arrest, both were in a coma for a week and both moved out of intensive care – after a week. Now the cause for Joan Rivers was…

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Problems with Ubuntu and Windows 7 on same machine

Problems with Ubuntu and Windows 7 on same machine

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English: Picture from Ubuntu Developer Summit Oneiric on Budapest, Hungary Español: Fotografía del Ubuntu Developer Summit Oneiric en Budapest, Hungría (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I have a laptop running both Windows and Ubuntu. It’s referred to as a dual boot. For Ubuntu, I was running 12.04 LTS. There was an offer to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It sounds reasonable. Now I do back up my…

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Structured Cabling System Design Considerations

Structured Cabling System Design Considerations

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English: Nettech Class on Structured Cabling in progress (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Structured CablingSystem (SCS) is a set of cabling and connectivity products that integrates various data, voice, video, and various other networking management systems of a building. SCS consists of a number of standardized elements, open architecture, and standard connection interfaces. SCS is a complete system…

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Market to the Right Customers to Increase Seasonal Business

Market to the Right Customers to Increase Seasonal Business

Business is much like the weather. It can be hot or cold or maybe just mild. To keep business as steady as possible throughout the year, small businesses need to execute a smart and tactical marketing plan to rake in the customerswhen things are hot and draw in others when business starts to cool off. Knowing how and when to target niche customers can make all the difference in weathering the…

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Take the Money and Run

Take the Money and Run

Take the money and run is a song by the Steve Miller Band.  But it can be a song about getting caught in a social media romance scam from Nigeria.

It started when an attractive woman on a popular social media network, sent me an email and some photos. For the record, the photos were fully clothed and very respectable. This person was very cute, with red hair and white skin. Let‘s give her a…

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