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12 Ideas to Supercharge Your Photo Album

Cookbook: 12 Ideas to Supercharge Your Photo Album

Just like reading a book, there is something a little nostalgic about having things printed and in your hand to look at. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way to nicely display your work on a bookshelf without taking up a ton of space or without spending a lot of time or money? Voila! By making a photo book using a digital printing service you can easily and cost-effectively share and document some of the most memorable life moments and look back over the years, without having to dig through boxes of 4×6’s or all your computer files…

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Interview with Geoff Gross, CEO and Founder of Medical Guardian

Geoff Gross holding Medican Guardian: Interview with Geoff Gross, CEO and Founder of Medical Guardian

As the CEO and Founder of Medical Guardian, our top pick for Best Medical Alert System, Geoff Gross has more than 10 years of experience in the medical alert industry. After his grandmother had several falls at home, Gross started Medical Guardian in 2005 out of his apartment. It was through his dedication and leadership that Medical Guardian has grown to become one of the industry’s leading providers of medical alert systems, protecting countless lives nationwide. Get to know him better in our exclusive interview…

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Cyber Security Decoded: Shocking Stats & How Not To Become One!

Fingerprint with numbers: Cyber Security Decoded: Definition & Shocking Stats

If you think back to 5 years ago, cyber security wasn’t a term used often. You didn’t really hear about consumers, businesses and the government having their information stolen. It simply wasn’t common. Unfortunately, the times have changed and our digital lives are at risk for being attacked. We need a plan of action for protecting ourselves online. A plan that allows us to still be active on the Internet without fearing our identities being stolen or our money being taken from us…

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eHealthInsurance Reviews: Health Insurance Hero or Headache?

Medical records in doctor's office: eHealthinsurance Reviews

Are you looking for health insurance but don’t have a clue where to begin? With thousands of health insurance companies and types of plans available, it’s like searching for a needle in a haystack! Need to figure out what type of plan you need? Want to understand more about the Affordable Care Act’s tax credits? Or just looking for health insurance quotes and coverage details? eHealthInsurance is an excellent, one-stop shop for all this and more—and the best part is, it’s entirely free. Our eHealthInsurance review below will give you all the information you need to see if it’s the good service for you to consider…

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Car Seat Safety Tips from Tot Squad’s Jen Beall Saxton

Car Seat Safety

Tot Squad is a mobile service for busy parents that offers cleaning, repairs and installation of strollers and car seats at different retail locations daily. Founder and CEO Jennifer Beall Saxton came up with the idea while in business school at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Recognizing an opportunity to help busy parents improve their work-life balance equation, she founded the business in 2010 and recently began nationwide expansion by franchising. We got the chance to interview Jennifer to find out more about tips for car seat installation and mission to help busy moms keep kids safe and secure. Read more to see what she had to say…

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Interview with Gavin Jocius, Executive Vice President Canvas on Demand

Interview with Gavin Jocius, Executive Vice President Canvas on Demand

When it comes to online Canvas printing Canvas on Demand is one of our top picks for best canvas printing. And when it comes to marketing those canvases on the web, Gavin Jocius is an expert. Since 2010 Gavin has successfully built the digital presence and growth for brands including LuLu, CafePress and now at his current role at Canvas on Demand. In addition he’s written a book, spoken at SXSW Conference and is the father. We got the chance to interview Gavin to find out more behind the scenes at their company. Read on to learn more and get inspired because he most definitely Rocks the Web.

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Geek Squad Reviews: Quality Service or Total Ripoff?

Sick computer: Geek Squad Reviews

You grab your laptop to browse the web and realize it won’t boot up. You’ve got it hooked to the charger, and yet nothing happens. Great, something’s broken. Now you need to find someone to fix it. Should you go to Geek Squad at Best Buy or should you go elsewhere? Let’s dissect Geek Squad and see if they’ll fix your device, set up your equipment, or cause you more pain…

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Best Tablet For Kids, Reading, Students, Work, & Gaming? Our Top Picks For Each!

Guy on tablet: Best Tablet For Kids, Reading, Students, Work, & Gaming

Tablets are popular for many uses around the home and classroom and these days they are more affordable than ever. But it depends what purpose you plan to use your tablet for in determining which one you should get. Some tablets are better for reading books while others are more suited for playing games. So we’ve chosen a tablet for each individual category, including: kids, reading, students, work and more! We’ve done the research for you including the pros, cons and various pricing for each one so you can find the best fit for you and your needs…

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Public Wifi Hackers? Keep Prying Eyes Off Your Files!

Person in coffee shop on computer: Public Wifi Hackers? Keep Prying Eyes Off Your Files!

Do you often get online at your local coffee house, a hotel when traveling, or other public places (called WiFi hotspots)? If you’re not already aware — public WiFi access has the potential to severely compromise your online security. And hackers can get into your computer in no time (as in, 2 seconds!). So, what steps can you take to protect your online presence and your identity if hackers come calling? Keep reading to find the best ways to keep your private online self as secure as possible…

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9 Data Loss Prevention Tips For Your Digital Life

Woman pulling her hair out: 9 Data Loss Prevention Tips For Your Digital Life

Let’s face it. Phones get stolen, computers crash, coffee spills on our iPads. Life (and accidents) happen. So when it does, it’s critical to be prepared. Because we rely so heavily on technology nowadays, it’s that much more important to have a contingency plan. It’s devastating enough to lose your precious devices but it’s that much more frustrating to lose what is on them too. So here are some data loss prevention tips to help prevent it from happening to you…

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