Are you afraid of social media?

I have a hard time trusting people who are not active and open on social media. My perception is that they are hiding something… What are some reasons for NOT using social media to connect with people and share either your personal or business life (or in my case, both)??? Reasons people might abstain from being social on the internet: …

The end of a good thing: Charter halts their social media support presence…

For a while now, we have had a war over what is better… DSL or Cable internet. ¬†And along with that, who is the better service provider, AT&T or Charter. But regarding support of those services, Charter has had an edge by offering a social media component to their technical support. A Charter user could post to Twitter that something …

Please post a review of our computer services on our thumbtack listing

If you have a moment to spare, could you pop over to our listing on Thumbtack.com and make a few comments about us?¬†Greenville & Upstate Computer Service and Sales We are trying to increase awareness of what Homeland Secure IT does, and Thumbtack offers another resource that will do just that. Our listing there shows that we do your typical …

Remembering a Good Man – Trey Pennington

Normally, John posts on this blog, but today, I wanted a chance to share my thoughts about a tragedy. I vividly remember the first time I met Trey Pennington.¬† My husband, John, and I were at Launch Greenville.¬† I was not at all thrilled over giving up one of our precious Saturdays to spend sitting in a seminar hearing people …

Nothing to write on this blog today… Not about computers, servers, or anything else…

As I sit here, wanting to type up something about computers, computer repair, some new gadget, a security issue or something inane as usual, I am unable to come up with a single thing more important than what occurred yesterday, and that is the death of a social media icon, a Greenville business enthusiast and dare I say, friend. Trey …

Bin Laden death results in malware spreading via social media, email and web

It will come as no surprise that anything newsworthy results in the creators of malware intensifying their efforts to spread their malicious code. The demise of Usama Bin Laden in no exception as various attempts to entice people to follow links through are being reported all over the place. I have seen 3 people I follow on social media who …

Unconventional Advertising for our Greenville Computer Service & Support with www.YouBrand.Me

Most of you probably wonder why Homeland Secure IT doesn’t advertise… Or maybe since you have never seen any kind of ad, you haven’t thought about it at all! hah The number one reason we don’t advertise is¬†because we have a very strong & established base of amazing clients and¬†so many¬†terrific friends and family¬†who believe in us so much that …

A Billion Views – Awesome Video – PSE RT

These guys did such a great job with the song, and the video….¬†¬† Please take some time to go to digg and reddit (as mentioned in the video of course) and help promote them. Click on the video below to view on YouTube and LIKE them and comment…¬†¬†¬†¬† See if you can spot and hear all the memes that are …

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Secure IT Alert: Koobface Variant Infects Linux, Mac & Windows Systems

Homeland Secure IT Alert Homeland Secure IT Alert for Thursday, October 28, 2010 In the news today you will find that a new variant of the infamous Koobface is making the rounds via social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Myspace. Unsuspecting users are enticed to click a video link in a direct message which links to a bogus …

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Social Story Conference was a blast here in #Greenville today! #socialstory

If you have been paying attention, you know about the Social Story Conference put on by Trey Pennington here in Greenville today at the Warehouse Theatre (@WarehouseGVL). Pamela and I played hooky from work and attended it, feeling a bit naughty, like a kid skipping school! The speakers were Tim TV, Sean Buvala, Amber Osborne (@MissDestructo), Rick Murray, Olivier Blanchard …