Introduction to Online Local Marketing for Small Business Owners
Nov29

Introduction to Online Local Marketing for Small Business Owners

Hey everybody! Garrett here from Tech Function and today I’m super excited to be releasing my first ever video series on what’s going to be highlighting everything a business owner needs to know for online marketing. This quick introductory video is just going to be highlighting what we can expect to do throughout the course, some of my background, how I ever got involved in online marketing and SEO and all that fun stuff and really...

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Under Scrutiny for Years, ITT Tech Shuts Doors
Sep16

Under Scrutiny for Years, ITT Tech Shuts Doors

If you’ve ever taken the time to watch TV during a weekday afternoon, you’ve probably noticed a lot of the advertisements seem to target individuals who are easy to manipulate. Whether it’s an ad for pay day loans, ambulance chasers or in this case for-profit educational institutions, all the schemes are targeted at people who need the most help in life. But, are these institutions really there to provide people with an education that...

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VIDEO: Traditional Bookstores Can’t Win With Marketing Alone
Apr30

VIDEO: Traditional Bookstores Can’t Win With Marketing Alone

With it being Independent Book Store Day we thought we’d share some ideas for how stores can revitalize themselves and adapt to the new world in which Amazon has run over much of the market, leaving many independent stores struggling. Gary Vaynerchuk covered this in one of his early episodes of the Ask Gary Vee show. The main suggestion he makes is for stores to look beyond marketing in a smart way, which will drive their...

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Skype Manager Crippled As MS Turns Screw On Business Users
Feb22

Skype Manager Crippled As MS Turns Screw On Business Users

Skype announced that their popular Manager product, which allowed small business users to manage a group of associated accounts from one sign in is to be crippled, with the most important features to be retired during March. Currently small businesses using Skype are able to benefit from powerful features such as allocating phone numbers, credit, and setting up redirects for staff during leave all from one central log in. Over the...

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Google Under Fire For Scanning Student E-mails
Feb05

Google Under Fire For Scanning Student E-mails

Internet giant, Google, has come under fire in a lawsuit filed by students in the San Jose federal court, alleging that their data had been collected for use in advertising purposes, according to Security Week. SafeGov reported on the claims that Google was targeting student users with advertising, even when ads weren’t set to be shown in schools back in 2014. They point out the key difference between Microsoft and Google: both...

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