Monthly Archives: January 2015

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6 Ways to Keep Your Online Passwords Strong

Most of us have multiple online accounts including email, credit cards, online banking, and social networking sites just to name a few. With each site requiring a password, it can be very tempting to simply repeat the same password often, or keep all of your passwords simple, but simple and often repeated passwords can be […]

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Online Auctions for Artists

Fine art dealers have long known that face-to-face sales are at the heart of their business model, but with the advent of so many self-service online auction and classified platforms there are many great opportunities for dealers and artists themselves to expand beyond a simple storefront. Here are a few tips that every seller or […]

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How To: Buying Art Online

Everything is available online anymore. Cars, flatware, TVs, homes – you name it and it’s likely just a quick Google search away. But there are some items that can be more tricky to purchase site unseen than others; specifically, fine art. Because tastes in fine art can vary so greatly from one person to the […]

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The Surprising Payoff Behind Online Scams

In recent years phishing schemes, ransomware, and outright hacking have become extremely profitable for scammers. Because of the prevalence of online transactions both large and small, and the interconnectivity of both mobile and desktop devices, online thieves have been making a good living off of those who are unprepared. The infographic below, put together by […]

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Smart Safety Tips for Your Smart Phone

For the past few years, some of the most popular gifts of the holiday season have been electronics – specifically, smartphones. The best parts of owning newer smartphones are the access it provides to the web and productivity apps to make everyday tasks easier. But the convenience of having access to your personal and financial […]