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Are you looking for a Free LogMeIn replacement?

As you may have heard LogMeIn have decided to discontinue the Free version of their well known Remote PC Connection product, which was used by thousands of people worldwide.

There are a lot of individuals and small businesses who are looking for a lowcost or free LogMeIn replacement and there are now several companies who are providing their remote connection software free to Home Users.

Once company has also taken the Bull by the horns and decided to make their Computer Remote connection software free, for business with upto 10 PC’s is Usoris Systems with their Remote Utilities Product.

Remote Utilities - Free LogMeIn Replacement Remote Utilities is a very comprehensive product and will make an ideal free LogMeIn replacement for Small Businesses and home users who need occasional remote access to their home or office when away from their PC.

They even have Apps for Android devices and Apple IOS devices, so you can control your PC and pick up files etc from your iPad or iPhone.

If, as a business, you need to go beyond the 10 PC’s then they have cost effective pricing schedules for either a Per PC pricing (for unlimited users) or for a Per Operator pricing to manage unlimited PC’s.

If you need a free LogMeIn replacement today then pop over to the Remote Utilities Website and download your copy today.

 

Is email marketing dead?

Why not send Direct Mail Postcards straight from your PC, similar to running an email campaign but you send your information of a beautifully designed postcard instead.

Take a quick look at the video below and see how you could start sending out your own Direct Mail Postcards, without the need to stick stamps on. It costs less then you think and may even be less than the price of buying the stamps from the Post Office.

If you don’t like watching Videos then just follow the link and you can walk through the instructions to create your own Direct Mail Postcard.

Send Direct Mail Postcards Today

You can sign up for a FREE account today and you only ever pay for any Postcards or letters that you send using the service. Even better you get £1.00 of FREE credit to test the service at not risk – send yourself a postcard to see how it works.

If Direct Mail Postcards are not for you then you can use the optional Print Driver to send your letters and Invoices in the post without having to leave your desk.

Need to Manage Multiple WordPress Sites?

If you manage multiple WordPress Sites, either for your own business or for your clients, then you know how much time this can take up. ManageWP is a great tool that lets you carry out all of the essential Blog Management tasks on Multiple WordPress Sites from a single admin console.

Its completely FREE for 30 days and if you have fewer than 5 sites then it continues to be free forever.

ManageWP Intro Video

Watch the introductory video below and see how ManageWP can transform your WordPress management.

Manage Multiple WordPress Sites

This is one of the best WordPress Plugins I have come across and is a huge time saver.

If you like the introduction to the ManageWP plugin then watch the New User Introduction Video below and you have a Virtual Training course to be up and running in 5 minutes.

If you like what you have seen then pop over to the ManageWP.com and sign up for your FREE Trial account and start Monitoring, Managing and Optimising your WordPress sites.

Sparkol Videoscribe lets you create your own Hand Drawn Video for your website.

You can use your hand drawn Video on your website, or post it to YouTube. You don’t need to be able to draw to use it to create your own hand drawn video, you just need a good idea and a bit of imagination.

Hand drawn Video is a great attention grabber on your website, take quick look at the one below as an example.

You can use your own images,or import them from the web. If you want to use your own hand, or a custom pen, in the video you can import photos of your hand. You can even get  Sparkol Videoscribe to draw your logo for you and use that as part of your hand drawn video.

Get your free 7 day trial of Sparkol Videoscribe and you can create your own hand drawn video today. It works on PC’s, Mac, Android and iPad

Why do you need a Free Website Monitor?

Get your FREE Website Monitor – You have spent a lot of time, effort and money to get your website looking good and ranking highly on Google for your chosen Keyword Phrases. So you want to keep it at the top of Google and make sure that customers click through and buy your products and services.

If your site is down when they click through from Google you are not going to get any business and your Google Ranking is likely to drop due to lack of traffic and feedback. Good Website monitoring does not need to be expensive, in fact you can get it completely free by just clicking on the image below.

Monitor websites and servers, online and remotely

On vacation, asleep, or just running errands, you will now have peace of mind. You will know instantly should your Web Hosting provider has a network issue or if your website itself is offline…. and it’s totally FREE.

Public and Email Reports

Reports on hand when you need to show your superiors or your IT staff. Of course, all of this detailed information is available within the portal any time you require it. UptimeSpy.com has nodes around the world to ensure your website issues are pinpointed. Just because one node reports your site is down, does not mean it is offline.

Get your Free Website Monitor today

Get your FREE Website Monitor

Get your FREE Website Monitor

When did you last Backup Your Computer?

Most of us have loads of irreplaceable information on our computers, photo’s, business information, that book we have been trying to write. In general this information only lives in one place, our computer, but when did you last backup your computer.

The other week my laptop was knocked onto the floor, whilst I was on a clients site, unfortunately the screen and keyboard broke and the laptop was a write off. Saturday morning saw me in the local PC Super Store buying a replacement, as I needed to have a working laptop for Monday mornings meetings.

Luckily my laptop was set up with our Cloud Backup service, Best Online Backup UK, so within a couple of minutes I had access to all of my documents, templates, photos etc. from my new PC. I have never been so glad of having installed a simple piece of software that works silently in the background.

Backup Your Computer with Best Online Backup UKWhen did you last Backup Your Computer?

For me the answer to ‘When did you last backup your computer?’  is simple, every minute of every day that my PC is connected to the Internet. As soon as I save a new file, document etc it starts to backup to the Cloud Backup Service. It even supports versions and incremental backups, so if I update a large document only the changes in the document get uploaded.

Free Trial

Go to www.BestOnlineBackupUK.co.uk and get a Free 14 day trial and always know the answer to the questions ‘ When did you last Backup Your Computer ?’

CloudFlare protects and accelerates any website online. Once your website is a part of the CloudFlare community, its web traffic is routed through our intelligent global network. We automatically optimize the delivery of your web pages so your visitors get the fastest page load times and best performance. Read the rest of this entry »

Do you need to Convert PDF to Word?

Most of us have Adobe PDF documents that we occasionally need to update or edit. If you don’t have the origional documents there are ways round it just Convert PDF to Word.

Options to Convert PDF to Word

  • Install an application on your PC
  • Use an on-line service to Convert PDF to Word

Convert PDF to Word – Free Service

If you don’t need to Convert PDF to Word on a regular basis then take a look at www.pdftoword.com this simple, Free, service allows you to upload a PDF file and receive it back, by email, in Word 2007 format. The exact amount of time will depend on the server loads at the service, every time I have used it the email arrives back in just a couple of minutes.
Convert PDF to Word

Convert PDF to Word – Installed Application

If you need to Convert PDF to Word on a regular basis then you may be better off using an installed application. This also give you more control over the conversion process and the layout options. In that case take a look at NitroPDF This is from the same people who provide the Free Online Service. Nitro PDF provides a 14 day Trial, which lets you convert unlimited PDF files, without restrictions.

Quick Summary

If you need to Convert PDF to Word as a trial or on an occasional basis then just use the Free Online Service. Its highly accurate, very quick and provides a great service.
If you need to regularly convert PDF documents, want a high level of control over the layout, or just don’t like the idea of uploading files to an external service for conversion then download NitroPDF and Convert PDF to Word.

Tad from VM Limited Virtualisation

Even if you have no interest in Virtualisation or Cloud Technology take a look at the video. It shows that Microsoft have a sense of humour when trying to get across their message around the cloud.

If you know nothing about Cloud Computing this is a great, tongue in cheek, introduction to the topic. Find out all about Tad and VM Limited.

Its a great video and congratulations must go to the Microsoft Marketing department. You can find out more about the Microsoft Cloud and Virtualisation strategy by going to the Microsoft Website.

Combine the Advantages of Cloud Storage & the Speed of Local Storage

There are many different Cloud Storage products available today. Some are designed for a single PC and are very simple to use, but they don’t work well for teams of users who need to share files. At the other extreme you get Cloud Storage solutions which are designed, and priced, for large enterprise organisations. If you are in a typical SM business you still need the facilities of Cloud Storage, to provide the flexibility and Disaster Recovery needed to run a business but you don’t want the expense or complexity.

  • Does your Business need a cost effective Cloud Storage solution for the ever growing need for more disk space?
  • Are you put off Cloud Storage by the fear of slow speed?
  • Would you like to be able to share files with colleagues and across your different computing devices (PC, Android, iPad & Mac)?
  • Would you like to be able to quickly and simply email very large files to your customers without clogging up your mail server.
  • How about including Version control for Documents?
  • Don’t forget the need for secure backup
Up to now you would have needed several different products to achieve all of the above. You probably would have also to duplicate some of your files, which then leads to the problem of managing file versions and using more storage than you need.

Hybrid Cloud Storage from Egnyte is the Answer

Egnyte combines the best of the Cloud Storage world with all of the advantages of Local Storage, all managed through a single interface and integrated with your Active Directory to maintain Security Control. With this single product you get everything that you need for:-

  • Online Storage
  • Fast Local Access
  • File Sharing
  • FTP Access
  • Backup
  • Mobile Access
  • Email integration

See Egnyte Cloud Storage in Action

How much does Egnyte Cost?

This isn’t as expensive as it sounds, Egnyte is designed for the SME market, and is priced to work for the SME market as well as the Enterprise. The solution is sized for the 5 User, 10 User and 25 User businesses for Professionals and Small Companies.

Package Name

Included Power Users

Included Standard Users

Included Storage

Backup Licenses

Approx Monthly Cost *

Group 5 100 150Gb 10 £18.50
Office 10 200 1TB 20 £31.00
Company 25 500 1TB 50 £77.00
* Based on Exchange Rates and Prices July 2011

Get a 15 day evaluation of Hybrid Cloud Storage

Don’t wait, just start your Free 15 day trial of the Egnyte Hybrid Cloud Storage solution now.