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What is the POPI act all about?
The goal of the Act is the Protection of Personal Information, balanced against other acts like the right to information and the protection of important interests. Like the free flow of information within the Republic and across international borders.
In order to understand the POPI Act, you need to know and understand the terminology used throughout the Act.
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The general consensus on the World Wide Web (or what we all know as the Internet!) is, that if you have a website you need a blog! Starting your own business, creating a website and all other task involved is daunting enough. But blogging! This means writing! And most of us will do anything avoid writing, as we see it as a skill that only a certain elite class (writers) have!
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Personally, I love Evernote, and I have used it for many years in a personal capacity. Most important to me is that Evernote seamlessly sync to my PC, tablet or smartphone. It is possible to tag notes and organize them into different notebooks. Even the free version has an excellent search functionality! Continue reading “Evernote: 6 handy features you should know about!”
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If you are like most people I know, you hate filing, and so, for you it never becomes a priority. There is always a 1001 more important things to do. Until that one day, when your boss ask you for an important file or document, and you have no clue where to find it! And even though you ask yourself a million times “why didn’t I?”, it hardly solves your problem! This is were the little guide to digital file management will prevent this scenario from playing out again in the future! Continue reading “The Little Guide to Digital File Management”
Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutesWhat is a Twitter bot and why did it cause Twitter to change their rules?
A Twitter bot is a type of bot software that controls a Twitter account via the Twitter API. The bot software may autonomously perform actions such as tweeting, re-tweeting, liking, following, unfollowing, or direct messaging other accounts. The automation of Twitter accounts is governed by a set of automation rules that outline proper and improper uses of automation. Proper usage includes broadcasting helpful information, automatically generating interesting or creative content, and automatically replying to users via direct message. Improper usage includes circumventing API rate limits, violating user privacy, or spamming.
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Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutesMany owners of startups or small businesses are not very successful using Facebook as a marketing tool, due to the fact that it is very time consuming and growing followers is a long time process. As a Virtual Assistant at On Hand Virtual Solutions I am currently doing a specialization in social media marketing to enable me to provide social media marketing as one of my services to my clients. Continue reading “3 Tricks to Improve your Facebook Marketing Strategy”