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WordPress Brute Force Attacks: Should You Be Worried?

April 15, 2013

I had already written a new post about the importance of WordPress maintenance when I started reading reports about WordPress websites being the target of a massive brute force attack.  The fact that the attack is being reported as larger than usual and claiming the attack is being carried out by a botnet with over 90,000…

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Office Software is Evolving, Are You Ready?

February 22, 2013

Office suite software is changing!  If you haven’t heard, Microsoft is really pushing the new Office 365, which is all of our old standbys from the Office Suite now delivered on a subscription basis, rather than purchasing that familiar box with the software on CD in it.   Along with the standard programs, Word, Excel, Outlook,…

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Why I Discourage Phone Calls. Should You?

January 22, 2013

I’ve had a couple of people mention the fact that my phone number isn’t so easy to find on my Clerical Advantage website.  It’s true, I only have my number listed in one place on my site, and although it’s kind of a no-brainer place to look for it, some folks expect it to be…

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Unemployed? Maybe it's Time to Be Your Own Boss

January 17, 2013

If you’re unemployed with business office experience, a computer, a high speed internet connection and some determination, it’s entirely possible to start your own business as a virtual services provider.

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The Mini Story- The Future of Advertising?

November 13, 2012

I’m currently reading The Impact Equation by Chris Brogan and Julien Smith. I actually should have had it finished at least a month ago, since I was one of the lucky ones to get an advance copy.  I guess I’m way too connected to my Kindle (and Kindle app for iPhone) for reading, because the…

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Are There Hidden Treasures in Your Inbox?

September 26, 2012

You see it all the time; an email announcing a new course or class that will make a difference in your business.  Many of us send them to the trash bin before we even open them, but what if we’re trashing opportunities to do what we do better?  What if those things we think we…

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Are “Nice Girls” Rules Stunting Your Success?

September 6, 2012

I was reading a Forbes article on turning American women entrepreneurs into power brokers yesterday  and the question asked at the end stuck with me. The author asked: “What’s your solution to creating more American-born women entrepreneur role models?” She suggested starting with girls via the Girl Scouts, and while I agree we need to…

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