How Technology Can Start Your Year Off Right

By January 2, 2015Tips & Tricks

By now you’ve probably made your New Year’s resolutions, however, there’s still time to add in more! Below are some suggestions we have of ways you can take advantage of technology to ensure a smooth year ahead.

1. Prepare for disaster

Regrettably, disasters strike regardless of what continuity plans are in place. By creating a plan of action in the case of disaster, you can make the most of when disaster strikes.

One of the best ways to ensure a speedy recovery after a disaster is to backup your computer. Cloud backup is simple, secure, and offers a fast way to restore your data.

We’ll have a checklist of other items to be sure to include in your disaster recovery plan, so stay tuned!

2. Go mobile with a responsive website

By 2015 (this year), mobile commerce is expected to reach $119 billion worldwide. 85% of Americans have a smartphone capable of mobile e-commerce and 87% of Americans use their smartphones to access the web at least once a day.

By having a mobile, responsive website, you can share your message more efficiently, rank more highly in Google, and promote your business in the increasingly important mobile realm.

3. Put security first – Add SSL to your existing site

SSL has a variety of benefits, from a new level of security for your website to increasing customer trust to increasing your ranking in Google. SSL starts at only $12/year and has great benefits. The setup is simple and results in no downtime to your existing services.

Learn more about why you should use SSL.

4. Turbo boost your email with Google Apps for Work™

Google Apps for Work can turbo boost your email to propel you ahead of your competition. Tired of email that’s slow? Storage limits? Poor service? Looking for a more powerful services? Look no further. Google Apps for Work is for you.

Google Apps for Work does more than just email, it offers online storage, office instant messaging, calendars, collaborative document editing, and Google Voice for phone numbers.

Google Apps was also ranked the top email service of 2014 in an independent study by Radicati.

More than 5 million companies have gone Google, including 64% of the Fortune 500. What are you waiting for?

We hope the past year treated you well. We’re looking forward to the upcoming year. If there’s anything One of a Kind Solutions can do for you, don’t hesitate to reach out!

Jeremiah Benes

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