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 017: Do You Have the Right Kind of Tech Support

This week, Tim and I are breaking down different types of tech support that small businesses rely on- and not only that, what they should be looking for for the best kind of system and protection. Do you have a ...

Episode 016: "DuckDuckGo is really blazing a new trail here" Part 2 of interview with Daniel Davis

We're picking up where we left off in our last episode with Daniel Davis from DuckDuckGo (DuckDuckGo.com), talking about privacy rights on the internet and why DDG is such a better option to use than Google's search functions - and ...

Episode 015: "Privacy is a fundamental human right" interview with DuckDuckGo's Daniel Davis: Part One of a Two Part Interview

This week we have the absolute pleasure of speaking with Daviel Davis, Communications Director at DuckDuckGo. DDG is a privacy-based search engine that runs a profitable business model on contextual ads- which means that, unlike Google, they make their money ...

Episode 014: Using the same password everywhere

On this week's episode of the Team Nerd Tech Show, we're diving into passwords. We talk a little about password safety, why you shouldn't be using the same password everywhere (but you knew that, right?), but that if you use ...

Episode 013: Everything Email In Your Business

We're changing things up a bit on this week's episode, and talking for the whole episode on just one topic: your business email. What's spam? What's phishing? What's spoofing? How can you train your staff to respond correctly when they ...

Episode 012: Preventing (and Surviving) Ransomware Attacks on Your Business

In this week's show, we talk about a recent ransomware issue that happened at the Weather Channel- and, more importantly, what they did before the attack that allowed them to get back to business quickly and efficiently. What if ransomware ...

Episode 011: Don't watch that pirated Game of Thrones episode!

On this week's episode, we're first sharing a warning sent in via a listener; don't pirate TV shows! Game of Thrones episodes are especially malicious lately, and security watchdogs sites are reporting more malware embedded in pirated shows than normal. ...

Episode 010: Platform vs Publisher? Facebook Asks for More Regulation

This week, we're talking about how dark mode can save your battery life, DuckDuckGo as the revolutionary new search engine (that doesn't mine your data while they're at it) and, now that Facebook has asked the government for more regulations, ...

Episode 009: Is Facial Recognition very "1984"... or Keeping Us Safe?

This week on TNTS, we're talking about what Tim really means when he says "wipe" a hard drive, after a few listeners reached out asking for clarification. How exactly is this done? what should you look out for? And he ...

Episode 008: How The Dark Side of Facebook Struck Again

This week on the show, we're talking all about how the dark side of Facebook struck again with their admittance they had hundreds of thousands of user passwords available via open text to anyone within the company (But don't worry. ...