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Dylan Borden


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Working from Home 101 | Your Guide to Creating a Remote Workforce

[fa icon="calendar'] March 17, 2020 / by Dylan Borden posted in Disaster Preparedness

Over the years more and more companies are embracing the idea of a remote workforce, allowing their employees to work where they please. Typically, people think of the tech industry and companies like Google as the poster child for this type of work environment, but in the next 10 years over a third of full-time employees are projected to work remote. Even today, 63% of companies have at least some remote workers or the capability to enable their employees to work from home when needed [1].

The reason for this shift? The benefits!

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Cash, Credit, or Debit - What Payment Methods are Most Secure?

[fa icon="calendar'] February 21, 2020 / by Dylan Borden posted in Local I.T., Tech Tips

Earlier this week ABC 7 My Suncoast news reached out to ask us some questions about the various payment methods available to consumers today and if there were situations when one would make sense over another (Watch the full story HERE), and after our interview we thought it would be important to share!

So which payment method should you use? Let's explore the various methods and the pros and cons of each!

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Business in the Clouds - An SMB's Guide to Cloud Solutions

[fa icon="calendar'] February 17, 2020 / by Dylan Borden posted in Cloud Solutions, Tech Tips

Have you ever avoided eating a food because you weren’t sure you’d like the taste, only to finally try it and wish you’d been eating it your whole life? Well, that’s essentially how businesses that haven’t investigated cloud solutions will be feeling in 2020...

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Monetizing Wi-Fi: Attract Guests and Increase Profits

[fa icon="calendar'] December 3, 2019 / by Dylan Borden posted in Tech Tips, Wi-Fi

Let’s get right to it. If you want your hotel to be considered remotely modern, you need to offer your guests free Wi-Fi, but don’t let the word “free” dissuade you because your guests are not the only ones who stand to benefit. We are going to explore some of the ways hotels, and those in the hospitality industry, can monetize their Wi-Fi with a tiered network, splash pages, and more!

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Outdoor Wi-Fi: A Florida Hotel's Ultimate Amenity

[fa icon="calendar'] October 28, 2019 / by Dylan Borden


Tourists visit Florida for its beaches and sunny weather, and they want to stay somewhere that can give them that authentic ‘Florida experience.’ Hoteliers in Sarasota have capitalized on this, enticing guests to soak up the sun at their hotel with everything from private beach access to pools with swim-up bars.

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