Jim Beaugez

Jim Beaugez is a C Spire communications strategist with 15 years of professional writing experience.

Recent Posts

Watch: How C Spire carries the signal along the Mississippi Blues Trail

By: Jim Beaugez on Feb 22, 2024 1:50:04 PM

Blues musician Brian Ballou first heard blues, R&B and soul music on records in his parents’ collection. As tunes spun from their turntable and filled the family home with sound, the music of icons like Muddy Waters and B.B. King had a transformative effect, setting him on his own journey.

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How to keep your family’s smartphones and mobile devices safe from hackers

By: Jim Beaugez on Sep 19, 2023 11:22:44 AM

Once upon a time, smartphones were relatively safe from hackers compared to traditional personal computers. But as people began to use their devices for sensitive activities like banking, shopping and medical consultations, the flood gates opened.

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Topics: Connect & Protect

How Eagle Point Oyster Company is helping rebuild a historic fishery

By: Jim Beaugez on Sep 8, 2023 9:25:56 AM

Coastal Mississippi is known for its ample sun and sand, entertainment and gaming, and of course, the bounty of fresh seafood brought in daily from the Mississippi Sound and Gulf of Mexico. In fact, a century ago, Biloxi earned the nickname “seafood capital of the world” when it produced more than 20 million pounds of shrimp and oysters every year.

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What I wish I knew before my kids were online

By: Jim Beaugez on Jul 27, 2023 10:32:23 AM

Sharing stories from the front lines of parenthood with fellow soldiers is a pastime honored through the generations. In the age of social media and the wide-open internet, though, the stakes for parents and kids are higher than ever.

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Topics: Connect & Protect

Pros and cons of the 10 most popular social media apps

By: Jim Beaugez on Jul 27, 2023 10:30:20 AM

Your home is your sanctuary. And for kids and teens, it’s especially important to have a safe haven where they can feel comfortable, away from the pressures they can encounter at school and social gatherings.

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Topics: Connect & Protect

How to talk to your kids and teens about the online world

By: Jim Beaugez on Jul 27, 2023 10:22:51 AM

Just when your kids are beginning to formulate their own opinions and live the values learned from parents and peers, the internet is waiting to challenge them.

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Topics: Connect & Protect

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