The Roadmap to Your First Email

There’s something to be said for the benefit of turn-by-turn directions when you’re heading to a new place. Sure, there are bound to be a dozen routes you could use to get to your destination, but to be shown the most direct one for your first time can make the…

3 Steps That Can Protect Your Computer From Botnet Attacks

I know. A “botnet” sounds like something out of Terminator. But that’s because it’s essentially the same thing: a botnet is created when viruses and other malicious software are downloaded onto your computer and your machine turns against you. In fact, a “botnet” is a group of compromised computers that…

How to Build Excitement for Your Event

This is a guest post by Howard Givner, Executive Director, the Event Leadership Institute. Confetti Testing Day is a real event that occurs a few days before New Year’s Eve. Samples of the actual confetti that will be used in Times Square are gently hand-tossed, not in clumps, out the…