Shopping online or surfing the internet while at work? Incognito mode is what you need!

By Shan Balasuriya Posted Date: 2014-08-29

Web browsers today are loaded with a ton of useful features and extensions, one of these is the Incognito mode. The incognito mode in your browser is the perfect way to leave a smaller footprint while browsing the internet at work. When you use a normal browser window it stores a lot of data about your browsing habits and what you do. This can range from the pages you visit, what you download, photos you upload, temporary files, the amount of time spent on a page, and even in some cases personal information. By using incognito browsing you don't have to be worried about your personal information or log-in details being compromised, nor do you have to worry about erasing your history because none of this data was stored in the first place. This means no stored data in cache or no stored cookies. The incognito mode allows you to browse the web without storing data locally on the machine so it can't be retrieved later.

Incognito browsing or private browsing is not just another way to procrastinate at work without getting caught, there are plenty of other uses as well - some of which are outlined below...

The Difference between Mobile Websites and Mobile Apps:

By Shan Balasuriya Posted Date: 2014-08-21

Both mobile websites and mobile apps are great ways for a business to expand into the new age of mobile computing technology. They can help with creating new leads, boosting sales, promote customer interaction and improve loyalty and brand recognition. It's no secret that mobile websites and mobile apps are advantageous towards your business success. What you need to be asking is, which type of online mobile presence is best suited for your business?

Mobile websites and apps allow customers to find and interact with your business form the day to day devices they use the most, their phones and tablets. Although both can serve similar purposes they are not the same thing, discussed below are some of the differences between them and how each one can benefit your busines...

5 Useful SEO Tools to Help Optimize Your Small Business Website

By Shan Balasuriya Posted Date: 2014-08-14

If you have recently developed a business website for your company and are having trouble generating traffic and appearing on search engines, the SEO is the answer you're looking for. Search Engine Optimization or SEO should be a business websites best mate. In addition to driving traffic to your website and improving search rankings, SEO can also help expand your business reach, build brand recognition and eventually generate leads resulting in more sales.

SEO is something that must be monitored and done over time, and requires a certain level of planning and expertise. If you are a small start-up business and can't afford to spend much money on professional SEO services then it may be an option to consider doing it yourself. Although you'll have to be tech savvy and a quick learner, the following SEO tools can help you understand what needs to be done. These tools can help you improve your website's SEO:

Tips to Protecting & Securing Your Business Data:

By Shan Balasuriya Posted Date: 2014-08-08

Maintaining data security is an integral part of running a small business, especially in today's technology driven world. It's important not assume that your business is unlikely to face a server meltdown or be victim to some sort of malware attack. If your business has computer terminals that store sensitive information as well as connect to the internet, then they can be vulnerable. You must realize there is significant responsibilities involved in storing such data and making that data secure.

Many businesses are now using cloud services and online web applications integrated within their business website; this makes the need for securing and backing up business data more vital.

Here are a few simple tips that you can use to protect and secure your business data...

10 interesting things you can do with Google & Some of Googles hidden secrets:

By Shan Balasuriya Posted Date: 2014-08-01

Google is the place most of us turn to when we want to find something on the internet. Several billion searches are made on Google each year, but a majority of users wouldn't have known Google can do a lot more as well as provide delightful bits of hidden entertainment. Google developers and engineers have hidden a few cool features within Google, in terms of more detailed searches and just having a bit of fun. We discuss some of these little useful tricks below: