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Buying or Selling a Home? Don’t Forget These Steps!

Posted by ImOn Communications on Jun 9, 2021 4:47:36 PM


“Lightspeed” is often used as an exaggerative description of when something is happening so quickly that we feel like we might be losing control. In today’s housing market, buying and selling a home can certainly fall into the cycle of moving too fast and feeling like you’re losing control. But the rate at which houses are selling doesn’t need to scare anyone off. Buyers and sellers just need to have a plan and be prepared. Just like lightspeed helped Han Solo escape trouble in the Millennium Falcon, you too can take advantage of the lightspeed housing market!

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Plant it Forward! Spring Planting Resources

Posted by ImOn Communications on May 6, 2021 11:08:17 AM

The Season of Outdoor Living and Landscaping is Upon Us

The bags of mulch are getting opened, decks are being stained, outdoor lights are getting strung up, no more frost covered lawns to greet us in the morning (fingers-crossed anyway). The season of outdoor living is finally here. Chances are your landscaping and lawncare to-do lists probably look a bit more extensive this spring due to the natural disaster our community suffered last fall. ImOn’s list sure does.

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Topics: ImOn Communications, Cable TV, Internet, Apps

Tips For Performing an Accurate Internet Speed Test

Posted by ImOn Communications on Apr 21, 2021 4:57:47 PM


A slow Internet connection can be frustrating – videos buffer, downloads take forever, and websites do not load. Most of the time, the blame is put on your Internet connection and Internet service provider for the issues. But there are a lot of things that could be affecting your Internet speed, like the website you’re visiting, the device you are using, or your Wi-Fi connection. So, if you are experiencing a slower than normal Internet connection, the first step is to do an Internet speed test. Here are a few tips to help ensure you get the most accurate speed readings possible from your Internet speed test.

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Topics: Internet, technology, Wi-Fi

It’s Time to Open Up the Financial Literacy Toolbox

Posted by ImOn Communications on Apr 7, 2021 9:25:13 AM
Financial literacy doesn’t need to be daunting!

ImOn Communications knows how important financial literacy is when it comes to budgeting and planning for the future. It’s one of the reasons why we offer our customers affordable monthly service rates and reliable customer service in the area. Since April is financial literacy month, we decided to open up the toolbox to share ways you can take control of your finances and fix the taboos surrounding the question “How do I become financially literate?”

Below are some of the tools that can make budgeting, planning for the future or even getting out of debt easier and more convenient.

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Topics: Apps, technology

Wi-Fi Frequencies Explained

Posted by ImOn Communications on Mar 24, 2021 3:49:01 PM

Over the last decade, the Internet has really changed the way we live, socialize, and stay informed. Nowadays, there are two ways you can access the Internet. The first is by using an Ethernet cable to connect your device directly to your modem. This wired connection offers a reliable performance with faster speeds and more security. However, being tethered to one spot is not always convenient. That’s why most people use a router to connect to the Internet wirelessly.

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Topics: Computers, Internet, technology, Wi-Fi

Local Internet & Local Restaurants. We’re All About Connection.

Posted by ImOn Communications on Mar 3, 2021 12:51:28 PM

Chances are your routines have changed up quite a bit during the various stages of the pandemic this past year. One thing that hasn’t changed is our need to eat good food. COVID-19 protocols have limited us from getting a table at our favorite local hot spots, and “business lunch,” “celebratory dinner” or “date night” certainly have taken on a new look. Luckily ImOn’s high-speed Internet has the same reliability to keep you connected to your favorite local restaurants.  

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Topics: Internet, Apps

Black History Month: Programs Representing African American Voices and Stories

Posted by ImOn Communications on Feb 19, 2021 3:23:08 PM

Wondering what you can do to celebrate Black History Month?

Taking some time to learn about the history of this important month is crucial to make sure we carry on and continue to build off the important steps our country has made toward equality, and the lessons we’ve learned from the past. Check out our blog from earlier this month to see how you can get involved with the African American Museum of Iowa (AAMI), learn what they stand for and learn some fun trivia regarding black history right here in Iowa!

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Topics: Cable TV

February is Black History Month!

Posted by ImOn Communications on Feb 4, 2021 10:00:33 AM

Join ImOn and The African American Museum of Iowa in celebrating this important month.

The African American Museum of Iowa (AAMI) is the only institution in the state whose sole mission is to preserve, exhibit and teach the African American heritage of Iowa. The Museum envisions building a community that comes together to foster a greater understanding and appreciation of Iowa's African American history & culture through conversation, engagement, and reflection. The Museum offers changing exhibits, traveling resources, educational programming, presentations and performances (in-person and virtual), as well as an extensive collection.

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Topics: ImOn Communications, nonprofit

Winter Safety For Your Devices

Posted by ImOn Communications on Jan 20, 2021 2:15:00 PM


It’s no surprise that overheating can affect and damage your smartphones, tablets, and laptops. But, did you know that the dropping temperatures outside can take a toll on them as well? All smartphones, tablets, and laptops have been designed to work within safe temperature ranges. Below is a chart showing some of these safe ranges.

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Topics: Cable TV, Computers, Internet, technology

Apps to Help You Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions

Posted by ImOn Communications on Jan 7, 2021 8:49:30 AM

It felt like most of us spent 2020 just trying to get through the year. Well, we made it and now we are ready to make the most of 2021! Below are a few apps to help you tackle those New Year’s resolutions.

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Topics: Internet, Apps, technology

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