Practice safe text! Tips for safe Internet and messaging.

When it comes to keeping your files safe, you need to put good practices in place.



First, a good Anti-Virus program.  My preference is AVG.  I find Norton too resource hungry.  Not too sure about McAfee.  Some I know like Kaspersky.  But, Anti-Virus isn’t enough.


man-stopI would also advise getting a copy of Malware Bytes.  Most people don’t realize that malware and Viruses are very different and require the appropriate tool.  Many Anti-Virus packages include malware scanners but my experience is Malware Bytes does a much better job.  If you choose to use the free version, make it a habit to run the scan regularly.  Purchasing a full copy will allow you to have it always active and have regularly scheduled scans.



There are a few habits you need to develop:

  • Be careful about sites you visit.
  • Understand what makes email suspicious.
  • Use common sense when sending sensitive information.
  • Don’t make yourself a target for Identity Theft.


3D-Women-Search-08When you are browsing the internet, use an up to date browser.  My preference is Google Chrome or Fire Fox.  As much as I love the convenience and speed of Google Chrome, in my opinion Fire Fox is more secure.  I don’t have a security background so understand that is only an opinion.  Make sure when you are browsing that before you click a link, hover over the link and look down at the bottom bar of the browser to see where it actually goes.  If in doubt, DON”T!


Many of us have the bad habit of opening and email as soon as we see a name we recognize in the from field.  All that means is that it’s made to look like it’s from their account.  It may not!

Clues to look for:

  • Is there a name in the to field?
  • Has the email been copied to multiple people and do you have any idea who they are?
  • Are there files attached and were you expecting them?

No name in the to field may indicate it has been blind copied, often done by spammers and Identity Thieves.  Spam is bad enough but many of these files are an attempt to get at your personal information.  If you weren’t expecting files, email the person directly or better still, pick up the phone.  You may actually be protecting them as well as yourself.  It’s no longer if but when.  (For your peace of mind, yes, there are links in this article.  They go to other blogs related to Identity Theft.)

texting and messaging

3D-Women-Idea-01A little common sense here.  NEVER send banking or other sensitive information through the Internet, Email, Text or Messaging services.  It’s really that simple.  Your banker, accountant, lawyer and financial advisors should never be asking for information that way.  By all means, respond with a phone call and give the required information or make an appointment to fill out the appropriate forms in person.  Anyone asking through social media and internet channels is either careless or they are just after your information for other purposes.

Now that I’ve scared the heck out of you, the Internet and social media are a lot of fun and a great way to stay in touch.  Just practice safe text and be ready when the inevitable happens.

Make it a great day!


P.S.  What am I thankful for today?  I’m thankful for my ID Theft Plan.  I’m thankful for Social Media.  I’m thankful you read this far!

What are you thankful for today?

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Internet Marketing: Bring the world to your desktop!



What’s the entire buzz about GVO?

GVO (Global Virtual Opportunities) formerly Kiosk is a company owned by Joel Therien who has a 12 year track of experience in the network marketing and internet marketing industries.



GVO has rapidly created a big buzz in the internet marketing and the MLM , Network marketing arenas due to the fact that it is the only company online that has the knowhow and the expertise to join these two very important business models in a once in a lifetime opportunity.

What makes GVO such an incredible business opportunity?

The answer to this question is twofold:

First of all when you get your hosting package through GVO you will have access to several services like:

  • unlimited autoresponder system,
  • complete video marketing system with easy video producer and video hosting,
  • full audio and video conferencing system,
  • downtime monitoring software, that not only are included but that will also mean significant savings compared to buying all these services separately.

Second, you will have the opportunity to participate in a MLM compensation plan that is much more than a simple affiliate program and makes it an entire business in itself, let me explain:

How are you compensated?

To motivate you to promote the business, GVO pays you 50% commission on the first month of every person that is directly sponsored by you.

Then we have the 2 x 10 Binary Hybrid Matrix Plan that will pay you 5% per month of up to 10 levels down making this a full matrix of 2,046 people and that alone will earn you $4,600.00 per month!

Wait! It gets even better because you will also get a 20% matching bonus on your personal referrals down to 10 levels.

Once you have a downline of 14 people or more then you earn a new profit position in the matrix that you can also make money off of.

What guarantees that people will stay?

If you have been online for some time and you are serious about building an internet business, you know that in today’s market, these are tools that you or any internet marketer can’t afford not to have and that you will be using on a daily basis and that is the key that makes the compensation plan a very successful one.

With this business model you will build an organization of avid and constant users who will be using the services everyday to run their businesses and therefore will be happy to keep paying their monthly fee!

How do I join?

At GVO we even give you the opportunity to try us and fall in love with our services before you commit to a longer stay.

Hope your find everything you are looking for under one roof with unsurpassed quality, see you inside!

Barry Clermont is an Internet and Network Marketer who owns and runs many websites you can read more of his GVO business at


Make it a great day!


P.S.  What am I thankful for today?  I’m thankful for the opportunity to help people find their “why”.  I’m thankful for the ability to use a computer.  I’m thankful for the Internet!

What are you thankful for today?