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3 Technology-Specific New Year’s Resolutions YOU NEED TO MAKE!

Ahhhh! A brand new year, full of promise, hope and a fresh start is right around the corner. If you’re like most people, you’re probably planning on making the usual resolutions to exercise more, lose weight, pay off debt, etc., etc., etc. Essentially, the New Year is when we momentarily take stock in our lives and think about all the things we “should” be doing more of, but don’t. So while you’re in the goal-setting mode, we thought we would tack on 3 things that probably aren’t on your list, but should be.

The Numbers Say You Need to Have a Website….

Sometimes the numbers just don’t add up. Like these website statistics…

I recently read that 97% of Internet users in the U.S. now go online to shop for local goods and services. That’s virtually everybody.

Yet by most accounts (there are slightly different numbers from survey to survey) 50% or more of U.S. businesses still do not have a website.

Why Google Analytics is Important to your Website

Analytics are great and very important for helping get your site a better ranking and being recognized. It’s also great for seeing what people are most interested on your site. Understanding the gathered information can help guide what’s most important on your site to fit the customer or client needs and maximize your site to its fullest extent.

Giving Thanks Around the World

Many people have family scattered throughout the world. On holidays, such as Thanksgiving, everyone wants to wish their family members “Happy Thanksgiving!” Here’s how to say “Happy Thanksgiving” in 10 different languages:

French: Joyeux Thanksgiving

Italian: felice ringraziamento

Spanish: Feliz Día de Gracias

Hawaiian: Hau’oli La Ho’omakika’i x

Arabic: سعيد عيد الشكر (Eid shokr sa’ed)

Swedish: Glad tacksägelsedag

Bulgarian: щастлив благодарност

German: Herzliche Danksagung’

Japanese: 感謝幸せ (Kanshasai Omedoto!!)

Dutch: Vrolijke gedenkdagen’

From everyone here at Tomorrow’s Technology Today, we would like to wish a very Happy Thanksgiving! We are truly blessed to have such great clients, such as yourself!

 

November Buzz…Section 179

What is the Section 179 Deduction?

Most people think the Section 179 deduction is some mysterious or complicated tax code. It really isn't, as you will see below.

Essentially, Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment and/or software purchased or financed during the tax year.

3 "Techie" Reasons to be Thankful this Season

1 . Cyber Thieves Keep A-Knockin’ But They Can’t Come In. A study presented at the International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks showed that small-business networks are attacked every 39 seconds by some type of hacker or malicious software.

What is "CAPTCHA"?

CAPTCHA, an acronym for Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart. A CAPTCHA is usually a graphic image with a series of distorted letters on an equally distorted or multicolored background.

The technology is used mostly to block spammers and bots that try to automatically harvest email addresses or try to automatically sign up for or make use of Web sites, blogs or forums.

9 Technologies and Trends We Are Thankful For…

Around the world, Thanksgiving is a day set aside for people to be thankful for all the good things in their lives. Friends, family, health, a bountiful harvest, a good job… these and more are all things for which to give thanks. Thanksgiving is considered the holiday season’s official start.

Would You Rather Text Than Talk? Essential Tips For Business Texting

You use your iPhone or Android for everything else. Your spouse even texts you to grab some milk at the store or to tell you they’ll be gone when you get home. It’s quick, easy and gets the job done. Why not in business too?

If you’re going to text for business purposes, follow these 7 texting tips to keep it professional:

Consider if your message is urgent.