Susan Finch

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Recurring charges may only happen once a year.

Here is a video Yvonne Heimann and I created on this same topic. We forget how many places we have set up with recurring charges. This may be hosting accounts, domains, software, templates, stock photos, offsite storage services, antivirus and malware services. But it can be more personal than that and be for health clubs, [...]

By |2017-08-14T22:27:02+00:00July 20th, 2017|Things to Monitor|0 Comments

Social media venues of the past are still out there.

Just because we stop using them, doesn't mean they go away, nor our accounts. Some old accounts may come back to bit you in the hiney, too, because you haven't: Deleted them. Updated your password recently. Left a list of contacts in there ripe for hacker plucking. I'm sure I'm guilty of this too. I [...]

By |2017-06-22T16:03:31+00:00June 22nd, 2017|Preparing the Tools|0 Comments

Finding the info can be done in chunks of time.

With tasks that involve new ways of doing thing and huge lists, they can be overwhelming to the point of paralyzing you to even start them. Don't worry about the full task, that will change regularly and expand. Start with ONE chunk - and chunk that out too. This site allows you to pick one [...]

By |2017-06-12T19:58:07+00:00June 12th, 2017|Preparing the Tools|0 Comments

Deciding who should have access to your account access.

It starts with relationships - personal and business. Whom do you trust to give the keys to your online presence to? I don't just mean social media, but banking and all financial records, medical accounts, memberships to professional organizations and more.  This doesn't have to be one person. It can be as many as you [...]

By |2017-06-06T15:10:18+00:00June 6th, 2017|Preparing the Tools|0 Comments

Perhaps you have a few domains, or they do?

If you've had a small business, hobby, tried your hand a blogging, wanted to help promote something at your local school, you may have a pile of domains. If you included the variations of every member of your family.com, then you have even more. I'm not getting into website hosting, email or other linked aspects [...]

By |2017-06-02T18:20:55+00:00June 2nd, 2017|Types of Accounts|0 Comments

Storing Online Account Information

Scrambling to find the username and password for an account you need to access quickly is frustrating and stressful. If you want someone to help you manage these details, pick up the pieces after a unforeseen event, or assist others in doing so, you'll need to have a central location for storing online account information. Some [...]

By |2017-08-11T17:53:21+00:00May 24th, 2017|Ongoing Resources|0 Comments

Silver Tsunami Ahead: Create a Succession Plan

An article that ran in the Washington Post on May 9, 2017 discussed the "Silver Tsunami" once again. An excerpt that really struck me reads, "According to Project Equity, many small business owners do not have succession plans–and because of this they’re putting their employees at risk." As a small business owner I empathize–we tend [...]

By |2017-05-23T19:36:04+00:00May 23rd, 2017|Current Events|0 Comments