Tips and guides

How-to tips, tutorials and case studies to help improve your (or your business's) productivity.

What is digital transformation?

What is digital transformation?

You may have heard the term many times, but what does digital transformation really mean and what can it do for your business?
May 11 2018, 7:23AM
Small business guide to web design and hosting

Small business guide to web design and hosting

Need a new or revamped website? We look at the many options so you can make the best choice for your business.
May 9 2018, 12:26PM
Beginner’s guide to SEO

Beginner’s guide to SEO

Search engine optimisation is still a great way to boost visitors to your website – if you avoid the traps. We help you get started.
May 8 2018, 8:31AM
Tips and traps for using social media for business

Tips and traps for using social media for business

We talk to experts and business owners who are successfully using social media.
May 7 2018, 9:25AM
Small business guide to email marketing

Small business guide to email marketing

What’s the most effective digital marketing tool? Many still swear by the humble email – but only if you do it right.
May 6 2018, 5:58PM
Small business guide to delivery and logistics services

Small business guide to delivery and logistics services

We look at the cloud services that can give you a competitive edge by transforming how you manage orders and deliveries.
May 5 2018, 12:40PM
Five digital transformation success stories

Five digital transformation success stories

We examine how digital technologies have helped five small businesses transform internal processes and customer experience.
May 4 2018, 11:52AM
Ten steps to securing your business systems

Ten steps to securing your business systems

Protect your business's data and reputation by following this checklist from a leading cloud security vendor.
May 2 2018, 4:17PM
Top 10 applets to help automate your business

Top 10 applets to help automate your business

Save time with Slack, Gmail, Trello, Google Drive and other apps by using the free automation tool, IFTTT.
May 2 2018, 10:02AM
Ransomware survival guide

Ransomware survival guide

What to do if your PC or network has been infected by GoldenEye, WannaCry or other ransomware.
Apr 27 2018, 6:00AM
The new Gmail: what's new and how to get it

The new Gmail: what's new and how to get it

How to use the new Smart Replies, self-destruct emails, 'snoozing' and 'nudging' emails and more.
Apr 26 2018, 10:11AM
Ransomware defence guide

Ransomware defence guide

Six steps to protecting your PC or network against GoldenEye, WannaCry and other ransomware.
Apr 26 2018, 12:05AM
Privacy guide: everything you need to know about encryption

Privacy guide: everything you need to know about encryption

We've rounded up the best tools and methods for encrypting all your data across all your devices.
Apr 2 2018, 7:29AM
How to protect against a DDoS attack

How to protect against a DDoS attack

We explain why and how you should guard against distributed-denial-of-service incidents.
Mar 22 2018, 11:12AM
How to get started with an Amazon Echo and Alexa

How to get started with an Amazon Echo and Alexa

Don’t have your own personal assistant? Why not get a digital one? We explain how to set up and use the popular smart speaker.
Mar 16 2018, 10:59AM
Your guide to the CPU flaws: to patch or not to patch?

Your guide to the CPU flaws: to patch or not to patch?

What are Meltdown and Spectre? Are you affected? Is it safe to install updates for the flaws? We answer your questions.
Feb 23 2018, 6:01AM
Five tips for showcasing your work with Dropbox

Five tips for showcasing your work with Dropbox

How to put Dropbox Professional's new Showcase feature to good use.
Feb 14 2018, 3:18PM
Your guide to advanced disk partitioning in Windows

Your guide to advanced disk partitioning in Windows

How to get started with the Windows command-line tool, DiskPart.
Jan 31 2018, 11:22AM
How to send large files securely for free

How to send large files securely for free

For big file transfers, email is a no-go. Here are the better options.
Jan 24 2018, 8:06AM
New government guide to small business security

New government guide to small business security

Here are “three quick steps” to protecting your business against cyber attacks.
Jan 18 2018, 5:41PM

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