Ransomeware TeslaCrypt Virus: Don’t get it in the first place

TeslaCrypt Ransomeware malware bug makes you PAY— actual dollars! “WHAT?!” you say. “Yep,” I say. Baddies get into your computer, lock everything up and demand actual CASH to let you get it back!  Scuttlebutt is that most will unlock your content. The fee seems to be around $500. But I sure don’t want to test … Continue reading “Ransomeware TeslaCrypt Virus: Don’t get it in the first place”

Back up, back up, back up all your devices!

Buying insurance is like betting on failure. But sometimes that’s what you gotta do! I read an interesting article about Mobile Security Tips over at mobileoffice.about.com Melanie Pinola says: Backups are like insurance—while you don’t want to ever have to need it, you’d be glad to have it in an emergency. So, especially before taking … Continue reading “Back up, back up, back up all your devices!”

What did I do wrong? Does my website suck?

I have been following a conversation about hate mail: what to do with it, how to mentally process it and how to get over it. When I started making and selling art work—way back in the freakin’ 70s! (Yes, I am that old), at my very first show, I heard a little girl who was … Continue reading “What did I do wrong? Does my website suck?”

What do window washers have to do with websites?

The way you do anything is the way you do everything In the last couple of months I had the windows in my house washed by professionals and I had some landscaping done by … UMM….how to say this and not be accused of slander… a crappy company? First the window washers I live in … Continue reading “What do window washers have to do with websites?”

All about the trade show display… or 10 easy steps to a better one

After 20 years of selling stuff out of a full sized 10×10 display, table top trade show displays just bug the crap out of me. Church bazaars (no offense meant) set out tables for people to set out the stuff they made and are trying to sell. Professional craftsmen (and professionals in business) spend time … Continue reading “All about the trade show display… or 10 easy steps to a better one”

6-year-old’s Marketing Video… Beautiful!

I feel like I must be a hundred.. but back in MY day, the Boy Scouts sold light bulbs!  THAT was useful.  My dad would keep a big list all year and then get them from a neighborhood kid. Now, at least here in Baltimore, they’re selling popcorn. A friend of mine has a 6 … Continue reading “6-year-old’s Marketing Video… Beautiful!”