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Half hour we're gonna talk about the Olympics right now with Kate Rogers.
My business dot com reporter cover small business and ended scenes language streaming all this Olympics coverage network and it's becoming a one absolutely so -- big gains -- -- this past weekend and Monday and even people who really typically aren't interested in sports -- Drumming up interest I in the Olympics and who's winning and who's missing why so.
I talked to a software company GF I -- and that small business owners really need to start monitoring their employees and what they're doing during work time because this can -- big drain on productivity.
So that you me some tips for our business.
Those tips so we -- of course I now.
And the first it is me she ever written a web policy in place and -- is regardless -- the Olympics are -- moms are not appear small business Harris -- -- start hiring employees he knew that Britain web policy.
And I think that should be distributed to them -- -- want of their employment when you know and it she.
Web -- being -- and and what they're searching for when they're searching for so.
The Olympics -- that's a great idea yeah honesty and -- you know looks I mean I know people will always wonder woman's employer attack on doing right now is is.
So there are some cheaper options out now for them to use but.
I yet need to distribute that policy on day -- and then bring it up again a gentle reminder now the Olympics -- your -- remind everyone of our web policy what you should and should not be looking at your computer.
And when you should be looking -- company is really gonna say can't watch any of the Olympics now -- now now and that's Cynthia I said of course everybody's interested so.
Most people have integrity they're gonna keep it to a minimum but this -- -- drain not only am productivity but also morale can look other employees are getting away with.
Watching the gymnastics all day on their computer and here in the business -- -- you're not saying something to them.
Other workers see that they're not gonna be happy about it plus were less productive in the summer as it is of course yes things those -- slowdown -- I think -- a reminder of something good to do they said.
Around big events like the Olympics elections coming up -- bush so interest in not too so.
Just -- -- workers what they shouldn't -- realize that this is consuming but you might want to keep it to a minimum court's okay and then you say here you should update your software.
Yes those software.
Patches any anti anti virus protection -- On your web browsers is going to be updates for your software that you should just in -- again big events like the Olympics.
Elections viruses kind of run rampant all over the place so it's a good time to just.
Keep that up to date and small businesses often skip out on certain -- important and you said buyers is but there's also scams going -- of course have related to the Olympics can you explain and tell our viewers what.
-- and -- that any kind of a hearing or SA GFI they had a big blog posting on it and also the Olympics committee -- some warnings for people -- in east hasn't been going up this past two years if you can believe it wouldn't pretty long time grant.
And that just goes to show you how excited people are about these big gains so the first scam -- was -- Olympics committee they said.
If you've got an.
That's one thing another thing and they weren't targeting serving it certain industries yeah manufacturing industry they're saying you can be part of the Olympic Games at each year products there now small fee and also virus they want to be careful -- back -- And notes when he did that another thing GFI brought up -- your mind your business and your -- of what actually -- state.
If you word to you have -- of reach for example on here customer information that's unprotected out there.
That cost your business in the dollar's really especially for small business to clean up on that flight back to its so costly so even industry miner like that then -- -- examples out there from big companies like.
Sony -- here in smaller companies what it costs so if you have a -- With everyone doing with the -- been doing on the Internet -- that may have really expense of their earnings -- but he adds up very -- and you -- -- -- -- if I tell you monitor your workers so this is gonna be something that really depends on your culture and your workplace environment but.
Some businesses like I said they opt for that software -- -- System an -- blocks certain web sites.
I don't know if you wanna go to -- -- because and they may feel like you're trying to it really controlled manner yes that's right Big Brother feel it even -- my eight.
Kind of damper on everybody's out but another thing you can do -- to say.
Hey I don't -- say about the Olympics but let's keep the talking to you just lunch time or just your coffee break -- right.
On the -- even host media want to on Friday isn't it we get more ominous it together and talk about the -- CTF five cent off their software.
Had better sales.
Because of the island they didn't bring that up but that's interesting and -- -- to find that out -- -- -- bring up I knew I you know that there -- cheaper option for us this new businesses to get this off.
Demand this is obviously small business center Wednesday.
That there are so many costs for small business is now seem to get up and running to maintain themselves to to be profitable to bring in business -- Of course you know you don't have a lot of workers so the workers that you do have they need to be working of course he had full of hey yeah -- -- meant to say ministry meanwhile in there.
When your response player -- filled out there and went on your bases covered too busy healing really it was a lot of money -- time now.
Let's pull up your article on foxbusiness.com.
-- -- -- you thinks for coming nine and I actually read your article -- and how to keep your workers productive minutes.
Olympic fever which I had I don't know -- gymnastics of the it's so great I love it -- that can help it yeah ten night implicit.
Two Olympic potential but.
So great thing it's tracking skills Olympics.
Gymnastics and swimming name -- -- -- aren't that big money makers also yes and deals of art at Fiat.
All right guys let's -- your favorite sports are we're gonna go to break and then when it come back with.
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