The Power of Reviews: How Positive and Negative Feedback Affects your Marina

What are people saying about your marina online? Are they saying anything at all? While word of mouth traditionally brings referrals to businesses, the internet has expanded the way that people communicate and share information about products and services.  According to a BrightLocal Consumer Review Survey, 92% of people read reviews before making a purchase […]

2 Benefits of Redundant Internet to Avoid Downtime

These days, the internet is critical for business operations. Whether it’s Cloud file sharing, VoIP phone services, online communication between employees or WiFi for guests, a reliable internet connection is a part of everything. But what happens if the connection should fail? Redundant Internet ensures that you can connect and access your data even when […]

How Boaters Choose Marinas: A Guide for Marina Owners and Managers

What do boaters look for in a home marina? Whether it’s a quick weekend getaway, a warm winter vacation spot or a permanent dwelling on the water, boaters have certain criteria they consider when choosing a marina. As an owner or manager, it is important to understand the factors that influence boater decisions and make […]

Can There Be Too Much WiFi?

By: Cassie Phillips (Secure Thoughts) Mobile technology has presented us with a challenge very different from those faced in the past. We have endless possibilities and options, but few are available without an internet connection. Mobile connections like those offered by 3G and 4G are frequently unreliable, limited by data restrictions and cost money for […]

How Fiber Internet Builds Business

We take for granted the way that our daily tasks get done, but forget that we would be completely lost without the internet. You wouldn’t think that something so simple can affect a company so much. Does your network shut down in bad weather or take too long to download or upload documents? Then it’s […]

How to Connect with Gen Y Insurance Buyers

Traditionally, companies sell insurance through an agent. But in the 21st century, there is no longer a single channel to sell a policy. Generation Y or Millennials (born between 1982-2000) prefer to use Google as their insurance agent. Millennials are tech savvy and as the largest age group in the U.S., we are your new […]

WiFi Challenges for Large Homes

We love big houses. Lots of room for everyone in the family to spread out and make their own space. Unfortunately, large homes are a nightmare for wireless internet. Large square footage and the increasing number of mobile devices per user create some chaos when it comes to implementing IT solutions. Large houses have large […]

How to Reinvent your IT for the New Year

It’s the New Year and it’s time to upgrade your IT! Managed Services, the outsourcing of your day-to-day IT management, is a cost effective method to improve business operations. Desktop and Network technical support are supervised by a third-party provider instead of an on-site staff, saving your business money and providing your IT Managers the […]

Why Vacation Destinations Need WiFi Connections

We are connected. Whether it’s via laptop, smartphone or tablet, the average person is using a mobile device for one reason or another. WiFi is now not only wished for, but expected to be in most every location that we go. People use the internet for business and for leisure, so vacation destinations such as […]

The Choice between Public, Private or Other Clouds

Technology is the present and future for businesses. The introduction of faster and more user-friendly applications can only improve a company’s appearance and operation. Merriam Webster defines cloud computing as “the practice of storing regularly used computer data on multiple servers that can be accessed through the Internet.” It’s no secret that the Internet is […]