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What You Need to Know About the TLS 1.2 Update

Upendo Ventures on Security

There has been a lot of talk in recent weeks about TLS compliance requirements.  There’s good reason for this, because notable vendors that are known for being on the forefront of security such as Authorize.net, PayPal, and UPS began notifying their partners and vendors about two years ago.  Everyone else began receiving similar notifications about a year ago.  What does this all mean though?

Four Indispensable Year-end Business Planning Tips for “Stratember”

December is the perfect time to strategize and Plan for Your Business

December is the PERFECT time to be strategic and lay out a plan for the coming year in four key strategic areas. And if you do it now, then December can become “Stratember” where you jump weeks of months ahead of your competition. Here’s what you should do now.

To Blog, or Not To Blog … It’s a Question of Value

Blog or Not Blog - Blogging Helps You Communicate and be a better Leader

Deciding to write a company blog can feel like kind of a big deal. What’s hard is being committed to the project and getting past the intimidation. First, let’s talk about why writing a blog is so important for businesses today. In short, it’s all about Leadership, Marketing, and Brand.

The Difference Between Sales and Marketing in the Internet Age

The Difference Between Sales and Marketing for Modern Online Business

I have been hearing this classic debate since my business school classes thirty years ago and it still rages today – “What is the difference between sales and marketing?” It seems that everyone is still confused, and nobody likes any of the answers given. Perhaps because all the answers seem to disagree with each other. But we still have to ask question ….