I-Spies Are Looking for You

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By Carl Weiss

Just when you thought online privacy couldn’t get any worst, technology developers have unveiled software that lets your smartphone eavesdrop on your TV viewing habits.  Called SilverPush, this Android-based third-party app uses your smartphone to listen for television shows, in turn providing advertisers with information concerning user’s viewing habits. When the app was unleashed in Europe, it caused the US Federal Trade Commission to send letters to12 developers known to be using SilverPush.  While the developer of SilverPush claims that the software hasn’t been used in the US as of yet, the feds warned them that use on American smartphones would result in the developers being held liable for damages if users weren’t made aware of the data being collected.

How to Avoid the Stress & Burnout of Social Media Management

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By Hector Cisneros

Ok, you're now in charge of the company's social media marketing program (along with several other tasks in your business).  Where do you start? Where will I find content to post and when should I post It? How will I find time to research and share useful content? How will I measure my success? I'm already in charge of several other programs, how will I manage the pressure? If you're asking yourself any of these questions, you're setting yourself up for social media marketing burnout! In this week’s blog, I will cover how to be efficient and effective as a social media manager. I will tell you how to quickly and easily find and post what works, how to measure what's working and how to minimize the time social media marketing takes out of your life. So tune in and turn on to this week's article of Working the Web to Win and learn How to Avoid the Stress & Burnout of Social Media Management.  

The Crypto Crunch - Ransomware Run Amok

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By Carl Weiss 

The Crypto Virus is unlike anything you have encountered in the past.  Sure, other forms of malware can disrupt your web browsing, slow your machine to a crawl or pop up an endless stream of annoying ads.  But this nasty bug has the ability to ratchet up your angst a number of ways.  That’s because not only can Crypto encrypt your hard drive and hold your machine for ransom, but it can also infect any other peripheral connected to it, including the cloud.  This is the same virus that so infected the servers of a local police department in Georgia that when the cops asked the FBI what to do, the feds told them to pay the ransom.  Before your wired world gets turned upside down and your computers are held hostage, you had better read on so you can beef up your immunity to the nastiest bug in Cyberspace.

How to Use LinkedIn for Sales and lead Generation

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15 Surefire Ways to Grow Your Appointments, Connections & Sales


By Hector Cisneros

Ever wonder why every professional sales person you know is on LinkedIn?  Why is it that they spend a considerable amount of time every week messaging prospects and growing their connections?  Is your LinkedIn network less than 500 connections? Do you want to take full advantage of LinkedIn features so that you make more appointment and close more sales? Are you ready to do what it takes to be a successful LinkedIn Professional Networker? In this article, we will explore 15 different ways you can make more appointments, grow your connections and close more sales? The only real question left is whether you are willing to do whatever it takes to achieve success. So if you’re curious about what it takes to more appointments growing your LinkedIn connections and make more sales and then read on and learn, “How to use LinkedIn for Sales”.