Black Friday is coming ! Are you ready?
Excited about the coming black Friday deals? All the latest tech and more. Where are you going to get the best deals? Amazon, Best Buy or the local retail…this is the most popular day of sales in the year! However, Online sales are going to be bigger than local retail for the first time ever. The bigger question is do you have the credit allowed to buy all the amazing things on this sales day?
Remove anti virus android apps immediately!!!
Don’t you love those pop up ads from those security app you downloaded? There a millions of options on the Google Play store to choose from…the biggest question is which of those are safe? It’s like buying hand sanitizer with the flu virus built right into it… every time you think you’re cleaning it’s just making you sick. Android devices continue are challenged with the challenge of once again being a perpetrator of how phones are getting their information send to hackers and even more done through Google Play store that people download software for the very purpose of protection. It was announced that several antivirus apps have been compromised and recently removed from Google Play app store due to the fact that they have installed malware on millions of Android phones that cause havoc in addition to battery drain. Attached is information of those apps that are…
FPM3 wins 2019 Web Design Award
Once again I am excited to announce that FPM3 and FPM Marketing has won another award for Small business Excellence 2019, Web Design category. It’s hard to believe that 16 years in the making we have accomplished providing some of the best and robust portal systems for small to medium-sized businesses throughout North America. It started in 2003 when I first opened the FPM3 design studios creative agency it was a vision of mine to understand that websites will be integrating seamlessly with in business using digital marketing. Even today, many small businesses are still migrating from the paper and pen to a website that can communicate, generate revenue and help them convert lead conversion rates into profit. This will be our 12th award for website design excellence as one of the top agency websites in Niagara and I can’t say how proud I am of the team that I…
It’s amazing how one of the largest companies in the world gets to continuously come up with new Services, software and at the same time shut them down. There have been many products that Google has purchased or developed that I felt were extremely efficient productive Services only to be told they will no longer be active. Currently FPM3 and Vacu-Man office utilizes G-suite and this is a great service that allows our email, calendar and Google drive to work seamlessly. One of the challenges, is I also used to use Hangouts which gave me an opportunity to communicate with anyone that didn’t have a g Suite account. It’s been announced that Hangouts will be officially graveyard in the this month!. Here is a link of all the services, apps and Hardware that Google has closed or ended its support. In memory of all the great programs that ever existed…
SMALL BUSINESS RED TAPE SPEAK OUT!!
As a marketing agency, we work with many small businesses over the past 16 years that are constantly hitting the RED TAPE. Ontario under the liberal government have drained the small business economy and the PC Party is trying to resolve (or try to!) by letting small business speak out to their challenges of trying to operate. If you are a small business operator here is your chance to speak out of your challenges of operating a business in Ontario. The Government of Ontario wants to hear your thoughts and challenges when it comes to operating in Ontario. https://engage.ontario.ca/en/content/cutting-red-tape-businesses
Google G-Suite Partner
I’m excited to announce that FPM3 is now a G-Suite official partner referral. We have worked with many clients in their interest to setup a stronger system for their emails and with managing client calendar, documents and further communication overall. Find out how by easily signing up or calling us at FPM3 to assist with getting your email linked with google. FPM3 has been using it for over 5 years with great success What is G Suite?G Suite is a cloud-based productivity suite that helps teams communicate, collaborate and get things done from anywhere and on any device. It’s simple to set up, use and manage, so your business can focus on what really matters. Here are some highlights:Business email for your domain Look professional and communicate as firstname.lastname@example.org. Gmail’s simple features help you build your brand while getting more done. Access from any location or deviceCheck emails, share files,…
Passwordless Login - It's here!
Identity theft and compromised data are regular occurrences in our society due to the fact that man-made passwords are becoming easier to hack as malware technology advances. Countless people are guilty of committing the age old sins of using weak passwords and re-using the same password for most (or all) of their accounts for the sake of convenience. CNN produced an article showing that the top five passwords being used in 2019 are also the first five passwords that most hackers will try. They are: 123456 123456789 qwerty password 111111 Almost every website uses email and password authentication; this means that the same email is tied to an average of 130 different websites – it would be impossible to remember that many passwords. It’s argued that passwords serve an essential security function. Unfortunately, if a password is not changed often enough, it becomes susceptible to an information breach. A recent…
Worry-Free Warranty Packages Are Here!
Your Website Requires Maintenance. — Just Like Your Car Requires Maintenance — Just like cars, websites require maintenance in order to operate properly. When you buy a car and drive it off the lot, that car still requires oil changes, constant monitoring, and seasonal ongoing maintenance. Similarly, maintaining your website is crucial to ensure that it’s secure from malware, vulnerabilities, hackers, and viruses. Let’s Talk Website HealthYour website is unsafe and vulnerable if any of the following items are true: Your WordPress version is outdated. Any plugins are outdated. If your security is outdated. If your website is not “maintained” or “healthy,” like a car, it can break down at any time. Hackers Target Unmaintained WebsitesUnmaintained websites have outdated software, plugins and security features. This generates holes, providing hackers with an easy entrance into your website. Most of the time, users are not aware that their website has been infected until it is too late….
Instagram stops bullying? - AM640
President Adam Oldfield, speaks with Jeff McArthur on AM640 on the new features to help stop bullying online through Instagram. Is it really helping or is it just to let users feel better. Reality is that the features are simple. a) If you post something that is questionable…insta will ask “Are you sure you want to post this?” b) Restrict features – will stop those that you don’t want to email, post, comment or even know your online. Doesn’t stop them from thinking they are posting to your Instagram feed. Find out more – https://omny.fm/shows/jeff-mcarthur/instagram-tackling-bullying-canadians-wont-disconn