How to Use Your Mobile Identity to Get a Job

Nov 21, 2012 16:58:25Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

How to Use Your Mobile Identity to Get a Job Today's job market is extremely competitive, which means if you're on the hunt for new employment you have to pull out all the stops to make yourself stand out. One tool to help you land the ideal job may be nestled in your pocket or purse right now - your mobile device. As long as you make mobile privacy your ... Read More

Hidden Dangers of Your Mobile Device

Nov 20, 2012 17:30:44Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Hidden Dangers of Your Mobile Device As a mobile phone user, you probably know lots of tricks to keep your trusty device safe and sound. You have a bumper or case to protect it from scratches, loyally charge it every night, and make sure to keep it away from water at all costs. But there are some personal dangers that may stem from poor mobile device beha... Read More

Social Media in the Workplace: A Guide

Nov 20, 2012 17:13:10Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Social Media in the Workplace: A Guide Social Media is no passing trend. Websites like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest are here to stay, and if small businesses want to keep up with changing times, then they'll need to learn how to utilize these services from a business perspective. Below, we offer a guide for each one of these site... Read More

Text? Email? Phone Call? How to Make the Decision

Nov 19, 2012 17:08:27Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Text? Email? Phone Call? How to Make the Decision Today, there are more ways of communicating than ever before. Long gone are the days of handwritten letters - they've been replaced by phone calls, emails, text messages or social media postings. With so many options, it can be a bit difficult to decide on the best method to send a message, and using the wrong medi... Read More

Casual Friday: When to Unfriend

Nov 16, 2012 16:52:44Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Casual Friday: When to Unfriend Has your grandmother been posting embarrassing photos from your childhood all over Facebook? Does your ex-girlfriend go on rants about you and tag your name for all to see? Is your neighbor constantly making political statements that get you riled up? In any of these scenarios, you may find your cursor hovering over th... Read More

How to Have "The Talk" About Cell Phone Safety

Nov 14, 2012 16:43:08Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

How to Have Parents, you may be dreading the day when you have to have "the talk" with your kids about sex, but there's another important conversation you must have with teens, and fortunately, it's a lot less awkward. Today, many children and adolescents use smart phones, and while they can be great tools for ke... Read More

What to Do When Your Phone's Been Stolen

Nov 13, 2012 17:11:33Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

What to Do When Your Phone's Been Stolen It's every phone user's nightmare - you're riding a bus, in a taxi, or just walking down the street when you reach for your phone to find that it's gone missing. A few years ago, cell phone theft was merely an annoyance - all it meant was that you'd have to cough up cash to buy a new device. But tod... Read More

For Small Businesses, Social Media Is an Efficiency Tool

Nov 12, 2012 17:50:27Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

For Small Businesses, Social Media Is an Efficiency Tool Small business owners who have yet to get into the social media game may be reluctant because they perceive sites like Facebook or Pinterest to be frivolous. Many see such websites as tools used purely for personal reasons, but the truth is, social media apps and websites can help businesses run more efficiently, conne... Read More

Casual Friday: Five Signs You Need to Pull the Plug on an Online Date

Nov 9, 2012 16:17:42Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Casual Friday: Five Signs You Need to Pull the Plug on an Online Date For online daters, the anonymity of the internet can be both a blessing and a curse. It may help you keep your personal information safe, but can also make it difficult to know when you're dealing with a total creep. Here are five signs that you need to cut the cord on an online date. 1. He only has one picture Som... Read More

BBB, Western Union Team Up to Prevent Scams

Nov 8, 2012 17:23:07Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

BBB, Western Union Team Up to Prevent Scams A new website from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) aims to help consumers who are worried about protecting online privacy. The group teamed up with Western Union to create the BBB Scam Stopper website, an educational campaign that highlights common ways fraudsters target consumers, reports the Houston Chronicle. Both ... Read More

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