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Windows 11 Upgrade - Should you do it?

We've been getting a lot of questions about Windows 11 and whether or not you should upgrade. At this time, we think it's best to wait.   Microsoft is rolling out the opportunity to upgrade very slowly so there is a chance you won't be able to upgrade for some time.Any system that is four years old or older will most likely not be able to...
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It's time to think about Holiday Cards

In a blink of an eye the holiday season will be upon us.  Whether Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, or any other special occassion during this time of year, holiday cards and personalized gifts always come up in conversation.  Don't wait until it's too late to send out that special thank you or holiday greeting t...
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Helpful Tips for Understanding Instagram Marketing

Do you want to put your brand in front of Instagram's engaged user base? With over 1 billion users - about 60% of whom use the app daily - Instagram is the perfect platform to grow your audience and build brand awareness. In fact, 83% of users have said they discovered new products or services via Instagram. While it started as a mobile a...
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Say Goodbye to Computer Vision Syndrome

Have your eyes been bothering you lately?  Studies show that there is about a 90% chance that you may be experiencing computer vision syndrome (CVS).  With how much time we all spend on our electronic devices, it's no wonder CVS is spreading faster than any virus.  Simply spending an average of 3 or more hours online each d...
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Avoid Overcharging your laptop battery

We all have wireless devices and we are becoming more and more dependent on them.  This dependence leads us all on a quest to optimizing our battery power. We've all been there.  With hours of work left to do, you look down to see your battery's power draining.  First 90%, then 75% and so on.  Your first instinct is to quic...
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Urgent Chrome Update

On Friday, Google pushed out an emergency security patch to its Chrome browser to address a security flaw.Tracked as CVE-2021-37973, this vulnerability enables a page to show another page as an inset and "perform a seamless transition to a new state, where the formerly-inset page becomes the top-level document."How do I update C...
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Just Look Away: 20-20-20

We all spend countless hours every day staring at our computer and smartphone screens.  This prolonged exposure however is causing digital eye strain, headaches, macular degeneration, and even blindness due to the blue light. One of the easiest ways to help prevent this strain is to rest your eyes from time to time.  Unfortunately as we a...
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Computer tricks to save you time

Most people in today's day and age know the basics when it comes to how to use a computer.  Turning it on, no problem.  Getting online, easy enough.  Checking email or surfing the web, no trouble there.  Typing up a document, you know the basics, but this article has a couple shortcuts, aka tricks that might help you save s...
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Start Thinking About Fall and Winter Selling Now

Plan ahead and take some of the stress out of the holidays The end of summer is nearly here, and soon it will be fall, then winter. And while you may be wondering how 2021 is already two-thirds over, you'll also likely want to spend some time figuring out your plans for the holiday season. As a business owner, there is one thing you should sta...
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Type with your voice in Windows 10

More and more people use voice to text to send text messages, but have you ever tried using voice to type on your computer?  If you have Windows 10, you're in luck as the operating system has built-in speech recognition and dictation features.  The voice to type feature is accessible with the keyboard shortcut Windows+h, bu...
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Yard Signs say it all!

With students and faculty returning to in-person school, there will be lots of occasions to use durable, affordable, space-saving, yard signs. Whether they're for the first day of school, gameday, graduation or fundraisers, MyBizNow is your one stop shop for signs!  Here's why: No Minimum Orders - You can offer as little as one sign,...
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Windows 10 update breaks useful feature

The Alt+Tab feature in Windows is a pretty useful feature that once users learn about it, they can't function without it.  Unfortunately, as Windows Latest reports, after installing the July 2021 preview (KB5004296) and the August 2021 update (KB5005033) the feature has stopped working for many users. What does the Alt-Tab ...
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Why should I transfer my website, domain or hosting to MyBizNow?

There are so many reasons to transfer your website, domain or hosting to MyBizNow.  One of the top reasons is for our customer support.  No more automated dialers, AI responses or days of waiting for an email response.  Our customers can call, text, email or message us through social media and we guarantee that you will always receiv...
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Make your next Zoom call much more entertaining

Getting tired of the same old Zoom calls? Wondering how you can make your next Zoom call a bit more interesting? Give this hack a try! Turn yourself into a cartoon character with the Snap Camera app. The app can be used on both a Mac and PC and it's super easy to setup.First download and install the Snap Camera app here (Be sure you running Windows...
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Apple releases urgent security update

Less than one week after Apple released iOS 14.7, iPadOS 14.7 and macOS Big Sur 11.5, Apple pushed out an urgent security update to address a flaw that may have been actively exploited. This is Apple's thirteenth vulnerability since the beginning of 2021.As often the case, details about the flaw have not been disclosed but Apple credits an anonymou...
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Windows 11 is on its way

Microsoft is promoting the new Windows 11 as a "new Windows experience, bringing you closer to the people and things you love."  Claiming to "provide a calm and creative space where you can pursue your passions through a fresh experience. From a rejuvenated Start menu to new ways to connect to your favorite people, news, games, and conten...
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Getting Started With Your New DIY Website

The MyBizNow DIY website builder is so easy to use, your site will be up and ready to show off in no time! To get started, go to https://mybiznowsitebuilder.com and click CREATE A NEW WEBSITE.   Here you'll find a collection of templates, broken down into categories for you based on what type of business you have. If you're a ph...
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Connecting an Existing Domain to your new website

So you've built your new website with the MyBizNow DIY website builder and now you want to connect your domain name to it.  We've listed the necessary steps below.  Please feel free to reach out with any questions you may have. To connect an existing domain:Hover over PUBLISH (right hand corner of the editor page)Click 'connect an existin...
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DIY Website

So you want to start a business and you know you need a website.  But where do you start?  Should you hire a web designer/developer? Should you build it yourself?  Feel like you have no idea where to start?  Then keep reading, because this article is for you.   As a web development company, we would love to build you a...
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I got hacked!

That is a phone call that I receive quite often. A customer calls in frantic that their computer was just hacked and they don't know what to do. So what does being "hacked" mean?By definition hacking is the unauthorized access to or control over your computer for some illicit purpose.The most important part of this definition is the "unauthori...
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We've been getting a lot of questions about Windows 11 and whether or not you should upgrade. At this time, we think it's best to wait.   Mi...
In a blink of an eye the holiday season will be upon us.  Whether Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, or any other specia...
Do you want to put your brand in front of Instagram's engaged user base? With over 1 billion users - about 60% of whom use the app daily - Instag...
Have your eyes been bothering you lately?  Studies show that there is about a 90% chance that you may be experiencing computer vision syndro...
We all have wireless devices and we are becoming more and more dependent on them.  This dependence leads us all on a quest to optimizing our batt...
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