Top 5 Reasons Your Website Needs SEO

SEO (Search Engine Optimization) has widely been adopted as an online marketing strategy. Your competitors are utilizing it. Here are the top 5 reasons why you should be too.   Increased Traffic The first page results in a search engine that receives the majority of impressions and clicks.  Ranking near the top can result in…

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Is Your Website Backed Up or Are You the Weakest of the Pack?

  In my business, we harp on having good backups for our client’s data.  We take that a step further, however, and also insist on a recovery plan.   A website is no different.  Any system connected to the internet is at risk of being hacked.  The bad guys don’t have to target you specifically. The…

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THE MILLER GROUP ACHIEVES ENTERPRISE PARTNER STATUS WITH DATTO

THE MILLER GROUP ACHIEVES ENTERPRISE PARTNER STATUS WITH DATTO FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE St. Louis, Missouri: January 27, 2019– The Miller Group today announced it has achieved the exclusive Enterprise partner status with Datto, the world’s leading provider of IT solutions delivered through managed service providers (MSPs). Datto’s Enterprise status represents the top 10 percent of…

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WordPress is Like a Toilet

Wait, Joe, I thought The Miller Group loves WordPress? Humor me for a second. A few days ago, I was informed that all of the toilets in the women’s restroom here in the office were malfunctioning. I took this seriously since we do have a handful of female staff. Asking them to use the men’s…

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Why is it Important to Update WordPress?

You know the saying, nothing in life is free.  WordPress is not different.  Yes, it is free to download and use, and you can even host it for free, but there is a catch. WordPress is built by a community of developers. With each new release, they fix bugs, add new features, improve performance, and…

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Windows 7 End of Life – January 14, 2020

Why You Need to Prepare for Windows 7 End of Life On January 14th, 2020 Microsoft will end extended support for the Windows 7 Operating System. This is known in tech terms as end-of-life for the software. So, what does this mean and how do you prepare for Windows 7 End of Life? What the…

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Warn Your Staff about This Malicious Email

Be on guard — a fake security email is making the rounds. Disguised as an email from Microsoft, this phishing email is deceiving people into infecting their computers with a bot called Neutrino. This bot enables cybercriminals to take control of the infected machines. The hackers then use the machines for various malicious activities, such…

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6 Benefits of Fiber

1.) Speed – Fiber runs at the speed of light and allows for instant data retrieval, allowing internet data to transfer at the fastest speed in the industry. 2.) Symmetrical Bandwidth – Fiber unlike cable internet, has equal upload & download speeds that allows for a much longer transmission distances and high signal rates. 3.) Private connection…

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How to Reduce the Risk of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

If you are like me, you sit in front of a computer for hours each day.  Over the years,  numbness, weakness and pain in your fingertips can start to develop. Carpal tunnel is one of the risks associated with long-term computer use. Carpal tunnel can be easily avoided with daily desk exercises and an ergonomic desk setup….

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The Miller Group named to Channel Futures list of 501 top MSPs in the nation.

The Miller Group ranks among the world’s 501 most strategic and innovative managed service providers (MSPs), according to Channel Futures 11th-annual MSP 501 Worldwide Company Rankings. The MSP 501 is the first, largest and most comprehensive ranking of managed service providers worldwide. This year Channel Futures received a record number of submissions. Applications poured in…

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4 Ways to Protect Your Smartphone from Damage

Smartphones have become indispensable tools in many people’s professional and personal lives. These mobile devices let you stay connected and organized at work, at home, and on the go. While smartphones are popular because of their portability, this aspect also makes them prone to physical damage. Having to repair or replace a damaged smartphone can…

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Have the Russians hacked your router? The FBI says maybe.

All small office and home office routers, QNAP and NAS devices need to be rebooted to ward off trouble according to a public service announcement from the FBI last month. The PSA stated that Russian hackers have compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office devices with VPNFilter malware. As scary as it sounds, the…

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IT Trends to Help You Stay Competitive

Staying ahead of technology trends can keep your business competitive, no matter how quickly the environment changes. Spotting new trends on the horizon — before your competitors do — can help your company develop successful innovations and be the first to bring them to market. This type of Blue Ocean Strategy thinking can give you…

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Buying New Smartphones for Your Business? Watch out for Preinstalled Malware

In March 2017, a security firm found malware on 36 Android devices purchased by two companies. Several different types of malicious programs were discovered, including the Slocker mobile ransomware and Loki malware. Slocker encrypts your files and requires payment to unlock them, whereas Loki steals data and takes control of devices. Finding malware on smartphones…

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