The more your business does online, the more important cybersecurity becomes. Whether you are accepting payments, granting access to a full database, it is up to you to protect your clients and your business assets. Here are a few ways you can do more for cybersecurity.
When it comes to online security, a strong password is key to driving away would-be hackers. Far too often, small businesses have lax password security for their staff and their online databases. That leaves the information vulnerable to attack.
2015 was a year of astonishing website hacks. From major companies like Experian to social media networks like Twitter, and even the IRS, everyone seems to be having data hacks. Small businesses might try to fly below the radar, but that's a problem. Here's why cybersecurity matters to small businesses.
As a small business owner, you may find comfort in obscurity. You might believe that your company is too small to be the victim of a data breach, or that you have nothing the hackers want.
No matter what content management system you use to manage your website, there are going to be updates from time to time. Unless you are regularly adding content, those necessary updates may be out of sight, out of mind. But ignoring website updates can lead to big security risks. Find out how to keep everything up to date and safe both for you and your readers.
In February 2016, Instagram began rolling out multifactor authentication to its millions of users. Also called “Two-Step Authentication,” this added security feature makes sure users' photos, files, and information remains private by making it almost impossible for hackers to get into the account without physical possession of a user's cellphone. Find out how multifactor authentication works and how to make it work for your clients.
If success in your business means crowded events or sold-out seminars, you may be giving a lot of money away to online ticket sales companies like Eventbrite. But what if you could move ticket sales and event management in house? How much money would you save by having a website that could do the work for you?
When your business model depends on recruiting customers to attend events, every ticket is part of your bottom line. Whether you are booking concerts, scheduling seminars, or facilitating networking meetings, you make your money based on how many people show up.
Using online surveys is an excellent way to connect with members of your organization. One of the biggest applications is SurveyMonkey. But biggest doesn't automatically mean best. Now that you've mastered the online survey, find out why SurveyMokey isn't always enough to meet your needs.
How does your community association board stay connected with the needs of your members? Do you know the needs you hear represent the whole neighborhood, rather than just a few vocal individuals? What if you could use an online service like SurveyMonkey to poll your community members and keep in touch with their needs?