He handed her his card and you won’t believe what happened next!

May 27th, 2015

Did you decide to read this article because of its engaging and maybe titillating headline? If so, congratulations! You have been click-baited; again. You fell for it, and as usual, you are left feeling like you’ve been had. But since I got you to read this far, why not finish the article? Such is the […]

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(Some) web developers are lazy

April 28th, 2015

I am the first to condone a healthy level of laziness. If there is a task I need to do over and over, I will work very hard now to automate it so I can be lazy about it later.  But (some) web developers are a whole new kind of lazy, and it is not […]

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“Sure, my stuff is backed up.”

April 14th, 2015

Backups 101 described some of the very basic concepts in ensuring the protection of your files and music and pictures (a.k.a. your “stuff”).  If your personal and business files lack this basic protection then you are risking the loss of these files through one problem or catastrophe or another. Assuming the the backups are in place, […]

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10 Plagues of Computers… as if there are only 10 :-)

April 2nd, 2015

In honor of Passover, Landau Consulting presents The 10 Plagues of the Internet Era (circa 2015) Email forwards:  If only forwarding email to all your friends was not so easy! Spam: Spam is the flotsam and jetsam of the internet that clogs our inboxes.  We don’t need mortgages, bootleg Viagra, and a sure-bet stock tip. […]

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The seven habits of highly effective deleters

March 26th, 2015

Seven types of emails that you can delete without guilt Oprah: You don’t care about anything recommended by Oprah.  If your friend sends you something recommended by Oprah, DELETE it. Nigeria: Unless you have family or business connections in Nigeria, you can just DELETE any message with the word “Nigeria” in it. Viagra and other Pharmaceuticals: […]

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Backups 101

March 16th, 2015

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Backing up your computers should be like voting in Chicago; early and often. Backing up computers is essential to protect against varying levels of loss. Data loss can be viewed as a range of events from the accidental deletion of a file to the loss of the entire office and all the computers and servers by […]

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Does your business need a website?

March 3rd, 2015

“Do I need a website for my business?” is a question that I hear often.  Some business owners wonder if they need to jump on the website bandwagon to be like everyone else. Peer pressure was never a good reason to do anything. But in this case, because so many businesses have a web presence […]

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