Author: Brew City PC

Small business owners are the backbone of our communities, working tirelessly to provide services and products that drive local economies. But with the challenges of managing finances, operations, and customer satisfaction, it can be overwhelming to keep up with the demands of running a small business. That's where ChatGPT comes in, offering a powerful solution to help small business owners overcome these challenges and win...

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Onboarding new staff is an exciting time for any business. It represents growth, expansion, and new opportunities for your company. However, it's important to take the necessary steps to ensure that the onboarding process is done smoothly and securely. With so much sensitive information being stored on computers and in the cloud, it's crucial to take an IT and cyber security perspective when bringing new...

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ChatGPT is a cutting-edge tool that can bring a lot of value to small and medium businesses. With its advanced language processing abilities, it can automate a range of tasks, freeing up time and resources for other important work. However, when it comes to confidential information, it's essential to make sure that you are using ChatGPT securely. This blog post will cover the use of the...

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In business, as in life, there's the saying you don't know what you don't know. Regarding technology in your business, I'm sure you've already covered things like IT support. Most businesses now adopt an outsourced "managed service" for all things to do with IT & Technology. Depending on the size of your business, there may even be an internal team that works closely with a managed...

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Software licenses can be a major expense for businesses, particularly for those that rely on multiple software programs to run their operations. While these licenses are often necessary for productivity and efficiency, they can also take up a significant portion of a company's budget. As a business owner, it's important to budget effectively for software licenses in order to make the most of your investment. Here...

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Number 1 TwitterTwitter is facing accusations of a cover-up in regards to a massive data breach that has affected millions of users in the US and EU. Cybersecurity expert Chad Loder alerted the public to the breach on November 23, 2022, stating that it occurred no earlier than 2021 and had not been previously reported. This comes after Twitter admitted to a separate data breach...

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As we’ve already highlighted, many businesses are now planning for possible power outages and blackouts. The one question we’ve been hearing from many of our clients is what needs to be turned off and when? From an IT and facilities perspective, it’s worth writing up a checklist for your office on what exactly needs to be turned off manually and in what sequence. If you...

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With the recent news of possible power outages due to increased demand for energy, many business owners are wondering what they should do if such a scenario plays out.   In this article, we will dive deep into the primary factors your current IT provider should be implementing on your behalf to reduce the risk of a critical IT failure due to power loss.   The most significant factor...

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Are you wondering why no one is replying to your email?   What file type did you attach to your message? There are certain file types you shouldn't share via email.   The reason is that these file types can insert malware or viruses into the device or network, compromising security. Hackers and spammers send emails with these attachments to phish users and gain access to their systems and...

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In this article, we outline the key areas to cover when changing IT provider. This is going on the assumption that the business has either: 1) A fully outsourced IT company is providing relevant IT services. 2) Internal IT department/staff that require 3rd party support for certain aspects of the technology function in the business. Step 1: what the new supplier should be asking: Multiple factors come into this decision...

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