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Jul 27

The Rules of Email Communication

It is amazing to find that in this day and age, some companies have still not realized how important their email communications are. Many companies send email replies late or not at all, or send replies that do not actually answer the questions you asked. If your company is able to deal professionally with email, …

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Jul 10

2015: Is Nigeria ready for Electronic Voting?

It is a fact, that technology has improved the way we live our lives. We have come to rely so much on technology in everything. But how can technology help us choose our leaders? How can ICT be employed in our voting process.  Over the years, elections results in Nigeria have always been taken by …

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Jun 20

June Edition: ICT Enlightenment Program

May 30

Top 10 Things You Should Not Share on Social Networks-2

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5: Your Address and Phone Number File this one under security risk. If you share your address and phone number on a social networking site, you open yourself up to threats of identity theft and other personal dangers like burglaries. If you post that you’re going on vacation and you have your address posted, then …

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May 30

Top 10 Things You Should Not Share on Social Networks- 1

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock in 2009, you know that social networking Web sites are the latest and greatest way to interact with other users on the Internet. Thirty-five percent of adults on the Internet now have a profile on at least one social networking site, and 51 percent have more than one. …

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Apr 17

Online Advertising Methods

More and more innovative types of advertising are coming into existence as the Web matures, so this is not meant to be an exhaustive list. However, it covers all the main types of advertising in use today. 1. Text ads Advertisements displayed as simple, text-based hyperlinks. As their name suggests, text ads do not include …

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Apr 11

Can 2 Billion People know About my Business?

A recent survey by Internet World Stat revealed that the population of internet users worldwide has risen from 360 million in 2000 to 2 Billion in 2011. It also revealed that in Nigeria, the population of internet users as of December 2011 is 45 million, as against 200,000 in year 2000. More people turn to …

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Apr 03

What tablet is right for you?

Tablets are taking the computing world by storm. They are the latest trend that gives you internet capabilities, access to email, video chat and allows you to capture images and video while on the go. Here are a few reasons why most people are dumping their laptops for tablet devices: Portability Tablets are lightweight and …

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Mar 27

Savings on your Blackberry Subscription – Email Forwarding

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Now, tell me. Were you as excited as I was when blackberry service providers in Nigeria announced a reduction in the rate for blackberry subscription? I tell you, I was overjoyed! On one network, subscribers enjoyed as much as 53% discount on Blackberry subscription, while some others enjoyed about 50%. But sadly enough, some of …

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Mar 13

Web Presence for SMBs – Pt. 2

In our last blog on Web Presence for SMBs -Pt 1, we highlighted the many benefits of not just having a website, but  having a professional looking/ well-designed website for your business. However, to achieve this, you need to  be guided on some factors. Domain name: Domain name is a unique name that identifies your …

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Mar 06

Web Presence for SMBs – Pt. 1

“My business is very small, just me and two employees, and our product really can’t be sold online. Do i really need a website?” Big question! I will share a quote from Bill Gates, the Chairman of Microsoft, “Soon, there will only be two kinds of businesses: those online, and those out of business” In …

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Feb 28

What Career Path is Right for Me?

Each year thousands of people, people just like you, decide to make a career change into IT. Some start by taking classes or pursuing certification, others venture into the unknown by blindly replying to job openings on the Internet or in the local newspaper. But IT is an industry just like any other: Saying that …

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Feb 21

ICT & U Radio Show

ICT & U Radio Show is a program designed to enlighten you on current trends and opportunities in the ICT Industry. The objective behind this show are as follows: To enlighten Small and Mid-size Businesses (SMBs) on various technologies that can boost their businesses To provide information to individuals on how to explore the opportunities …

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Feb 16

Top IT Skills Wanted for 2012

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    Nearly 29 percent of the 353 IT executives who were polled in Computerworld’s annual Forecast survey said they plan to increase IT staffing through next summer. (That’s up from 23% in the 2010 survey and 20% in the 2009 survey.) Here are the skills that the IT executives say they will be hiring …

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