- use your WIFI SSID to market your business

- use your WIFI SSID to market your business

Why not use your WIFI SSID to market your business to folks that may not know your business is close to them? During a recent visit to the Orthodontist with my wife, I was left sitting in the waiting room with my WiFi only iPad. The orthodontist is in a typical medical building. It’s a two story building with about 20 suites on each level. Mostly filled with other medical offices.  Family  physicians, dentists, and even a physical therapist rent in this facility. While searching for an open network I found the following list of SSIDs....

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Back Up Your Mobile Device too

What kind of a small business consulting firm would we be if we didn’t instill a deep commitment in our customers to back up their data? How many people tell you to back up your mobile device? Not many. We recently ran into this with a consultant here in our office. Her 2 month old iPhone 4 hatched the dreaded NO SIM issue. Like a good customer she logged on to Apple.com and made an appointment with the Genius Bar. Much to her surprise they had an open slot in 30 minutes. She packed up her purse and headed out…forgetting to...

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Oh…I Have A Project That Can Use This

What a great product.  The iPhone or iPod Touch never actually sees the credit card number.  You see the hardware sees the number then encrypts it before send the data to the phone. I am working on a project that will go live next month.  This product could benefit greatly from a mobile credit card processing machine. YouTube Direct...

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Mouse Friendly Glass Desk | Tip

More than a few times I have thought about placing a nice piece of glass on my wood desk.  I was always concerned about my wireless mouse not working.  This is a great idea.  I hope it helps a few of you out there. [via LifeHacker]

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Small Business Wi-Fi Hacked

Crowding your small business airways with Wi-Fi is the trendy thing to do these days.  While it is a great thing to have, you need to be careful.  Many of your company files can be access easily by someone with very little skill. What’s that you say? “John I have security features in place, I have nothing to worry about”.  Wrong.  Check out this article. WEP Wi-Fi security has been known as an easy-to-crack security protocol for a while now, which is why it was superseded by the more secure Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)...

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