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I was looking around at some Internet Magazines.  Just trying to find something to come here and write about. Like you have never done that, right?  I came across this article that I didn’t really think about. Have to admit that I treat my cell phone like the old house […]

Blocking a phone number – PC Mag Way


These past couple of weeks, there were reports of a credit card data breach from Target’s stores. People going out doing their Christmas shopping only to find that the data on the charge cards was being stolen electronically.  It’s easy to blame Target for some laps in security.  It’s because […]

Target may not be the only place where you should ...


As bloggers we are told how to improve our blogs by using this technique or that way of writing articles. I receive emails on a daily basis about how to make my blog better. Mind you, I think its pretty good. If you have something that you want me to […]

You worry about getting your blog on Google. I worry ...



Google has turned off it’s ability for people to create personalized pages, called iGoogle.  It was retired on November 1, 2013. When the old www.iGoogle.com is entered in a browser, all you get is the Google main page. It was convenient to configure one page that I was given freely. […]

Can’t get personal with Google anymore.


I was listening to the hearings about the Obamacare website failures today.  Before we get started on if the law is a good one, let me tell you that this is not about that. I’m not going there. My feeling is that there is no room for politics in computers. […]

Obamacare and a website


Out of all the questions that I get asked, there is one that comes up the most. What is the difference between Facebook and Twitter?  Sure Twitter only has 140 characters per message vs Facebook that lets you creates a larger message.  That’s not the only difference between the two. […]

Facebook and Twitter are the same, yet different at the ...



Before we answer the question of why SEO matters, let me define it. SEO, or search engine optimization, is a series of techniques for building websites so they can be indexed by Internet search engines. This indexing allows you to find these sites through Google, Yahoo, and others. These techniques […]

Why does SEO matter.


So many people tell me to only put things about what I do on Facebook or Twitter. I hate to tell them that they are short sited. They are trying to be helpful and are rather cute at times. I’m a big picture kind of guy and there is one […]

In marketing, social media is not the only thing.


I’ve seen posts that really show a negative spin on social media. That it was just a place to waste time and play games. Some even claim that these places harbor bad people doing bad things. I have to agree that social media has gotten a bad rap. Then come […]

Where Social Media Really Steps Up.



We create, and change computer files everyday. These files are important to each of us. Protect these files by making copies of them. I would even put the copies in a safe place away from the computer. Making backup copies of files is something that I learned before I started […]

Backups are a good idea