Welcome to the Team Nerd Tech Show Podcast! Every week, Tim dishes out all the news, tricks, shortcuts, must-dos and must-haves that he's learned in nearly 30 years of working with small offices around northern Michigan.

Together, we'll work to find ways that you can protect and optimize your office technology so you can skyrocket your profits, increase productivity, and continue making good on the promises you make to your customers.

Think of me as your office's team nerd, that guy who's always on top of the latest technology, and knows just what to do to keep things running smoothly and safely.

Episode 32: Are You Accidentally 'Leaking' Data?

On this week's episode, we're talking about ways you can leak data accidentally. First up, flashlight apps may be stealing your data with all their crazy permissions. (why would a flashlight app ask to have access to your phone's microphone, ...

Episode 31: So What is Multi-Factor Authentication, Anyway?

On this episode, #31, we've actually got some GOOD news about ransomware- for once! Texas recently got hit and took care of business; we'll tell you how they did it and what you can do to have the same success. ...

Episode 30: Could a 'Vulnerability Test' Be Your Business' Secret Weapon?

In episode 30 of the Team Nerd Tech Show (and our first-ever extended video cut!), Tim and Ruthy are chatting first about Facebook: are they really listening through your microphone in order to send you more targeted ads? Also, what ...

Episode 29: Which Cloud-Sharing App Is Right for You?

This week, for episode 29, we're first talking about the Cambridge Analytica bust-up and how it has come to light that Facebook may have known more than they let on. We also chat about the new privacy changes Facebook is ...

Episode 28A: Preventing and Surviving Ransomware Attacks in Your Business

Hi nerds! This week, we have something a little different for you in honor of Labor Day weekend. We're replaying one of our oldie-but-goodie episodes, allllll about what small businesses owners can do to not only prevent data hacks from ...

Episode 28: Should you get ransomware insurance?

For this week, episode 28, we're talking about the concept of ransomware insurance. Experts say the best way to stop thieves from continuing to target business with ransomware is to not pay- but should you have insurance anyway, in the ...

Episode 27: Should you outsource your business tech to freelancers?

This week (episode 27), we're chatting about the hacking of smartwatches: is this something that we should even worry about? Then, Tim does a deep dive into the concept of outsourcing in small businesses. When should you seek out a ...