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Joy Mali

Joy Mali is a very creative writer and active contributor who love to share informative news or updates on various topics.

Posted 6/10/16 at 2:41 AM | Joy Mali

Ways to Keep Your Personal Information Secure on the Internet

 It has been said that anything that is on the internet never really goes away. Information is always somewhere on the internet. Many do not think about who is seeking out the information that can be found on the internet. They do not worry that someone may find out something that can harm the individual. Unfortunately, the opposite is true. There are people and businesses that are actively seeking out anything that can find out about individuals. Some of these are legitimate businesses that may not think they are doing anything harmful. Others are criminals who are looking to steal private information for their own gain.

People may hope that any information they provide to others on the internet will be kept private. Businesses do have a responsibility to secure their private information. It is also up to the individual to make sure that they are safe and secure whenever they get on the internet. These are some of the ways that they can keep their private information safe. FULL POST

Posted 5/30/16 at 12:39 AM | Joy Mali

7 Ways to Leverage Social Media for Your Business

"Social media marketing" - I'm sure that is a well known word but what is still known to few is, how it can be helpful in the expansion of a business. For starters, let's begin with the definition of "Social media marketing." It can be simply defined by breaking the words, social media + marketing. It's like an unsaid fact, today social media is even more widely spread than any other media. Reason? "social media" is accessible almost everywhere and it can reach out to the places and people, where other mediums may take a while or can't reach at all. Now, what's marketing? It's the means of communication between the company and the consumer audience which simply concludes, that social media marketing will grasp more profit for your business than any other medium as it's largely public and accessible to marketers for research and the medium allows both direct and indirect communication.

Business profits don’t always have to be the actual purchase, but they can be building awareness, trust, and a loyal consumer audience as social media allows you to interact with your consumer audience directly. Their feedbacks helps you to improve in any aspect you're lacking that eventually helps you to grow. FULL POST

Posted 5/19/16 at 6:21 AM | Joy Mali

6 Healthy Habits for Weight Loss

Maintaining a healthy weight throughout your life is about building healthy habits and sticking with them over time. Without healthy habits you’ll eventually gain back weight lost through dieting, which is exactly why you should take a minute to learn six healthy habits for weight loss, and work to incorporate them into your life in any way that you can.

Eat Slowly
Portion control is a major part of any healthy diet and it’s easy to eat more than you should if you aren’t paying attention. It’s vital that you learn how to eat appropriate portions of food to maintain a healthy weight, but for a short-term weight loss program you can rely on meal replacement shakes to keep your portions down to lower sizes. Each time that you sit down to a meal, eat your food slowly. If you are a fast eater, just eating slowly might be all it takes to help you cut down on your overall consumption and help you lose some weight.

Start with Vegetables
At the beginning of each meal, it’s good to get into the habit of eating all of your vegetables. They might not be the most exciting part of your meal, but doing so can help you cut down on the less healthy items on your plate. Vegetables are packed with fiber that will help you feel full making them an excellent food for weight loss. If you start with a heaping pile of vegetables you might not have space for some of the less healthy, calorie rich foods still on your plate once you’re through with them. FULL POST

Posted 3/31/16 at 5:54 AM | Joy Mali

7 Tech Tasks Small Businesses Should Need to Outsource For Success

Outsourcing certain tasks is a great way for businesses to allow the time to take care of critical time consuming tasks, while still managing to increase productivity and decrease expenditures. Technology related tasks are generally the most lucrative to outsource in that passing off the responsibility to complete such tasks allows for the business owner to focus their time on more profitable areas of business. That means, instead of being stuck trying to figure out how to build a decent website, you could instead be focusing on sales team improvements, cultivating marketing strategies, refining customer service skills and so much more.

That being said, not every area of business is ideal to outsource to another party, for in doing so you could very well hinder your business’s productivity and therefore decrease profits. For your convenience, here are 7 technology related tasks that businesses should outsource in order to boost productivity, sales and promote success. FULL POST

Posted 3/2/16 at 5:29 AM | Joy Mali

10 Must-Have Apps For Your Smartphone Or Tablet

There are so many apps out there for smartphones and tablets these days that it’s hard to know which ones are amazing and which ones aren’t that great. Fortunately, there are lists like this one that help narrow down these apps, so you can find the ones that you’ll get use out of. Here are 10 of these must-have apps that you might want to download to your smartphone or tablet. Some of them will help you share information with others, while some let you customize your device or back up all of your data.

1. Periscope

Periscope is a live streaming app that, while not the first of its kind, has become the most popular. It lets you broadcast events from your smartphone or tablet. Viewers can leave comments on your stream, which you can then reply to. You can broadcast everything from news stories to what you’re cooking for breakfast. There are now more than 1.5 million users, so you can reach a good number of people. Even better, it’s free to use! Periscope is available on both Android and iOS.

2. Darkroom FULL POST

Posted 2/26/16 at 4:56 AM | Joy Mali

5 Simple Yet Effective Ways To Boost Your Computer Security

It is rather difficult, if not impossible, to think about computer security without feeling some sort of anxiety. After all, it is an expense that some of us invest heavily in and yet still fall victim to cybercrimes. If large corporations such as Target and Citibank who spend millions every year on internet security can be hacked, then why should we believe that we stand any sort of chance at all against malicious cyber attackers?

The fact of the matter is that there is much that you can do, either as a small business owner or an individual, to protect your computer without a large financial outlay. The most important thing to remember when looking to boost your computer's security ring is that antivirus software does not protect against everything. It is a common misconception among consumers that basic antivirus software will effectively protect their computers from all sorts of malicious activity – this is far from the truth. It is estimated that basic antivirus software programs may be able to detect up to 20 percent of attacks on our computers – 20 percent. That is all. What about the other 80 percent? For this reason, we cannot put all of our eggs in one basket (so to speak) when it comes to protecting our precious PC’s. We must take care not to rely solely on antivirus software for the full protection of our entire system. Try these 5 simple, yet effective, tips instead to further protect your computer by enhancing its security ring. FULL POST

Posted 2/19/16 at 7:58 AM | Joy Mali

6 Must Have Spring 2016 Accessories

Every year brings with it new fashion trends, and 2016 will be no different. People are already looking for the next new look, and a big part of that new look will be what you accessorize your outfit with. Watches, bracelets, sunglasses… there are many different accessories you’ll want for the coming year. Here are five of these accessories that will look great in 2016 and beyond due to the fact that many are timeless items that work with just about any outfit.

A Watch

Sure, many people look at their cellphones to see what time it is, but a good watch is a timeless accessory that can add a lot to your outfit while still providing a useful function. There are many different types of watches out there (there are at least as many watch brands as there are designer sunglasses), so you’re sure to find one that fits your style. Gold, silver, large, small… there are a lot of options. Just remember that while a digital watch may be easier to read, those plastic bands and brightly lit numbers aren’t exactly glamorous. FULL POST

Posted 2/6/16 at 2:19 AM | Joy Mali

Web Conferencing - Way to Efficient Web Meetings

It’s no big surprise that technology is changing the world in a big way. This most recent technological revolution has been going strong for decades, and shows little indication of stopping anytime soon. This is an incredibly exciting time to a consumer, and it seems as though some sort of new innovation is released monthly. Technology has changed the way that people keep in touch, communicate, pay their bills, and even organize their personal and professional lives.

The rampant and rapid development of technology has affected the business world very significantly. Everything from the idea of inter-office communication to the idea of customer service has been altered, and consumers and entrepreneurs alike are demanding the most convenient, powerful tools that they can get their hands on. One of the areas that seems to be experiencing particularly rapid growth is that of web conferencing. No longer are conferences limited to face-to-face or telephone conversations only. With the ever-increasing abilities of technology, it’s easier than ever to create dynamic web conferences that can connect everyone, regardless of geographical location.

Virtual Workplaces
The idea of a brick and mortar office is no longer the prevailing image that comes to mind when talking about the workplace. This is because, thanks to technology such as cloud-based software; stable internet connections that cover most of the developed world; and mobile devices that are able to connect individuals to corporations in all sorts of situations, individuals don’t necessarily need to be in office building itself to be productive and keep themselves on track. The unprecedented mobile technology available even allows individuals who are traveling the world to set up shop and work from any café or business that offers an internet connection. That’s not to say, however, that it’s enough to simply to move on the fly and hope that a laptop will be a sufficient tool – there are steps that need to be taken in order to ensure that a good communication infrastructure(such as online screen sharing, among others) is available to connect employer to employee. FULL POST

Posted 1/15/16 at 6:06 AM | Joy Mali

Look like a Celebrity with These Designer Sunglasses

If you long to look like some of your favorite celebrities, you have to do what they do and wear what they wear. While we all might not be able to dig as deep as the celebrities do, paying those hefty price tags for one item, there are many look-alike designer glasses that are great quality and have the same look as the celebrities on the red carpet, but at a fraction of the price. Here are some of the celebrity favorite styles that you should try today to help you feel like you look like your favorite star.

Get Embellished

Embellishing is the name of the game today and the celebrities know just how to do it. They are no longer just embellishing their clothing – they do it to their glasses too! The bigger the better is what they say! Whether you grab a pair of fashionable glasses adorned with rhinestones, flowers, or those that have dramatic cat eye shapes, you can make a statement with these glasses all on their own. If you want to get really crazy, get oversized glasses with embellishments and you will make a statement with your glasses alone.

Go Pink

Pink lenses may be retro, but they are hot today. The translucent lenses are not only beautiful, they protect your eyes from the harmful UVA and UVA rays the sun blares down on your eyes. You can find a large number of designer eyeglasses with pink lenses to help give you choices on the type of sunglasses that suit you best. FULL POST

Posted 1/6/16 at 11:05 PM | Joy Mali

Essential Gear for the Winter Cycling Season

When the temperatures drop and ice and snow start to pave the roads, it’s tempting to put your bike into hibernation mode for the season. But retaining a healthy and exhilarating lifestyle is easier in the winter than you may think. As long as you prepare with the proper gear, and adhere to our advice, biking in the winter can be a peaceful and enjoyable sport that you’ll look forward to during the rest of the year.

Listed below we have the best gear options covered by the experts, as well as tips for staying safe in the elements.

Bike Gear
There are endless gadgets, brands, and styles of bike gear to choose from. For winter riding, here are some of the vital devices to have while riding in the cold.

  • Fenders - Fenders will prevent rain, snow, and slush from spraying off the tires and onto your body and face. This way you stay warm and dry. Most basic fenders will get the job done.
  • Headlights - With additional dark hours in the winter months, a bright light is useful for full visibility. The Exposure Race Mk7 is a 800-lumen light placed right on the handlebars. A light this bright will never let you down. Also keep in mind to have lights for the back of your bike too.
  • Tires - Winter brings in a lot of different elements to consider when buying proper bike tires. Added debris on the road will make more durable tires useful, and tires with a good grip surface are just as key too. The Continental Grand Prix 4-Season is great when battling snow and slush. The Vittoria Open Pave EVO CG tire is another good option for wet and snowy conditions, although it will not be as durable as the 4-Season. Other recommendations include having your tire pressure slightly lower than in the summer (around 90-100 psi), and purchasing thinner tires to make sure the bike contacts the pavement even through layers of slush.

Warm Layers
It’s important to stay cozy with plenty of warm clothes and layers while biking in the winter. Here is a list of recommended garments to avoid the risk of harming your body in exposed and cold weather. FULL POST

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