MTG’s IT Blog

Chrome extensions: 6 productivity boosters

May 30th, 2016

Do you ever find yourself cursing your web browser’s limited functionality? Well, if you’re using Google Chrome there’s a good chance someone has created an extension to make your wish come true. There are thousands of Chrome extensions just waiting to boost your productivity with the click of a button. Let’s take a look. crxMouse […]

Mental shifts to make before cloud migration

May 26th, 2016

Productivity, collaboration, freedom. These words are often touted when the benefits cloud technology are mentioned. But do all businesses that make the cloud switch achieve these? Unfortunately the answer is no. Some businesses flounder in the new technology, and some even become less productive because of it. So how can you avoid such a fate? […]

TeslaCrypt Ransomware Master Key is Released, Thanks to ESET!

May 26th, 2016

Have you or your organization been victims of TeslaCrypt ransomware? Well, we have good news–the developers of TeslaCrypt shut down their ransomware, and released their master decryption key. This means that you no longer have to pay anyone to decrypt your files–the master key will decrypt all of the data that was held hostage.

Is your continuity plan doomed to fail?

May 20th, 2016

Just because your IT provider has a plethora of awards and certifications under its belt doesn’t mean that you can blindly hand over your business’s future to them. Often times, there are some aspects in your business continuity plan that tend to be overlooked by your provider. We have rounded up some of these issues […]

New security flaw in popular image uploader

May 17th, 2016

ImageMagick, one of the internet’s most widely used image processing services, is susceptible to attacks that may put your site at a huge risk of exploitation, according to recent reports. The discovery of this vulnerability means attackers could potentially steal your site’s data, or corrupt it entirely. Let’s take a look at what your SMB […]

Get more retweets with these Twitter tactics

May 13th, 2016

Are your tweets not getting enough exposure? With so many other social media campaigns out there, it can be tricky to get the attention of followers in Twitter. While posting regularly and writing bold headlines are important in grabbing the audience’s attention, there are other Twitter tactics that you should be employing in order to […]

The future of work lies in human cloud

May 12th, 2016

It’s an amazing time to start a business and take your ideas to the market more quickly, and at lower costs without the traditional barriers in hiring skilled workers. A world of talented contractors is now available in the “Human Cloud”, ready to help you do the heavy lifting of building your company. In this […]

6 Microsoft Word tricks you may not know

May 11th, 2016

Microsoft Word is used by over one billion users worldwide, and of those how many are using it to its full potential? Over the years Word has transformed into a complex design tool that allows it to move far beyond simple text editing. Most users know how to change a font or center their text, […]

Tip of the Week: 4 Tips to Writing Effective Emails

May 11th, 2016

We’ve all been in a situation where we’re watching our inbox waiting for someone to send an email back. However, you might be limiting your own success by making your emails be too long, too wordy, or even too brief. According to a study by Boomerang, there are several ways to make your emails more viewer-friendly, and it all starts by analyzing what you’re currently doing with your outbound communications.

Essential Server Management: Cooling

May 10th, 2016

Servers are the heart of most modern SMBs. They host intranetwork data, customer data, and facilitate product delivery. Like any piece of equipment in your workflow, servers need to be carefully cared for in order to keep you up and running. With the strain that most businesses put on their servers, one of the most […]