Using a Second Phone Number and Other Ways to Improve Your Sales on Craigslist

Dec 31, 2012 17:09:01Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Using a Second Phone Number and Other Ways to Improve Your Sales on Craigslist Craigslist is one of the best places to get rid of household items that you no longer need, but it can be a competitive marketplace, particularly for those who live in cities. If you're trying to sell a microwave, for instance, but find that there are already 40 for sale in your city, five of which are the same bra... Read More

What's the Point of Listing a Disposable Phone Number for Craigslist?

Dec 12, 2012 18:42:16Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

What's the Point of Listing a Disposable Phone Number for Craigslist? If you haven't heard of Craigslist.org, then you've probably been living under a rock for the past few years. The popular trading site makes it easy to connect with people in your community looking to exchange goods, network, find housing or even set up a romantic encounter. Unfortunately, not everyone on the s... 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

Google reaching settlement with FTC for privacy issue

Jul 10, 2012 15:31:46Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Google reaching settlement with FTC for privacy issue A settlement between Google and the Federal Trade Commission is close to completion, and it could result in Google paying a $22.5 million fine due to an internet privacy issue with Apple, according to The Wall Street Journal. Google is charged with finding a loophole in Apple's privacy settings, allowing the search... Read More

Fallen soldier's photo used in internet scam

Jun 27, 2012 12:57:49Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Fallen soldier's photo used in internet scam Dr. Brian Fennerty of Oregon was stunned to find an image of his son, Sean, posted on a Craigslist ad. Sgt. Sean Fennerty died in 2007 while fighting in the Iraq war, but his photograph was being used as part of a scam to collect money from generous people surfing the website, according to ABC News. "It's... Read More

Apple's new patent could give consumers enhanced internet privacy

Jun 26, 2012 16:08:14Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Apple's new patent could give consumers enhanced internet privacy Apple recently announced its new patent technology, which will make it harder for advertisers to profile consumer data for market research, according to PCWorld. In recent months, many have voice opposition to the advertising practice of compiling data to better market products. The profiling has become so detailed, ad... Read More

Beware of "smishing" scams as they grow in popularity

Jun 5, 2012 13:48:39Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Beware of Telemarketers have been a nuisance for decades, contacting people in their homes, often at the worst times, to talk  about everything from investing in their product or request the person answer a few questions for a survey. Once cell phones gained popularity, telemarketers seized the opportunity to contact people... Read More