7 Smart iPhone Apps to Make Life Easier for Mompreneurs

When you have a lot to do, you need to be able to do things as quickly and efficiently as possible. The right tools serve as shortcuts that will help you maximize your productivity. Since we all rely on our phones to do just about everything, it doesn’t hurt to rely on a few smart iPhone apps designed to help you get work done.   If you don’t already have an iPhone but you’d like to get one for the business apps, it’s easy enough to purchase a secondhand iPhone and unlock it yourself. 1. Square Square makes fast transactions

Never Neglect These 8 Top Elements of an Effective E-Commerce Website

When your company is offering products and services on your website, then it is very likely that you have entered into the lucrative, challenging world of e-commerce. You might think that all your efforts and time are worth it because your business is getting enough sales. However, experts say that even with just a simple improvement, you can actually double or triple your monthly sales. Your e-commerce website is the outlet that customers use to purchase your products and services. But when it is not properly set up, it becomes useless – potential customers won’t be attracted to visit your

How to Make Sure Your Business has a Secure Website and is Safe from Hacking

Data breaches are terrifying, and they happen all the time. When you’re running your own small business, you rely heavily on your web presence to help you connect with your customers. If you put a lot of emphasis on eCommerce, the internet is the backbone of what you do. So making sure your business has a secure website is crucial to the safety and success of your business. You can’t afford to skimp on your website’s security – your livelihood depends on it. There are several things you can do, even with a modest budget, to make your website more

How Technological Development Can Lead to the Success of Your Business

~by Lizzie Weakley~ . Information technology has become an essential part of every business today. Most companies rely primarily on technology to operate, and without it, their business operations would crumble. The improvements in IT industry have seen the incorporation of field service management to improve the productivity of employees. Therefore, maintaining an IT department in every company is essential for promoting its growth and functionality in addition to improving the efficiency of workers. Information technology has enabled businesses to cover a wider client base and build lasting relationships with potential customers. IT has also helped reduce labor costs through

Caring for Your Company: How to Ensure Your Business is Secure

~by Kara Masterson~ . Now that you’ve started your business, you know that it takes much more than a dream and a little money to achieve success. Practically every day you face new challenges that you work hard to convert into opportunities. Still, with everything you do you haven’t done enough if you haven’t considered security. An unlimited number of security issues could compromise the integrity of your firm and jeopardize your future. Adopting a security mindset can do a lot to proactively address many possible problems. Use the following tips while caring for your company and keeping your business

Why Entrepreneurs Need to Focus on Risk Management First

~by Mila Sanchez~ . If you have dreams of starting your own business, or have already opened one, you know there are so many things you have to think about. For instance: what do you want to sell? What service do you want to provide? Where do you want your business to be located? How do you reach your intended customers? But, the thing you need to think about most is risk management. As any entrepreneur knows, there is a lot of risk involved in starting a business. In fact, nine out of 10 startups will fail. This sounds like

How Business Pros Effectively Manage Their Computer Systems

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~by Rachelle Wilber~ . Your corporate computer systems is the driving force behind the operation of your business. Without it, you may be unable to conduct any business activities. Effective management of your computer system requires diligence, knowledge and plenty of time. Keep these four tips in mind when managing your business’ computer system. 1. Securing Routers Securing the routers of your computer system ensures that nobody outside of your business can access the data stored on your hard drives. It also helps to prevent anyone from using your internet connection to conduct illegal or unauthorized activities. To secure your

Suggestions for Working with a Digital Design Agency

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~by Dixie Somers~ . If you’re the owner of a small business or start-up, you’ve probably read or heard about working with a design and development company at least once. Their praises are sung across the web and within local communities, but what makes them so great? Are they really an essential asset to your company, or can you go without one for a while and only turn to them when you need to strongly market yourself or solidify your brand? What Does a Digital agency Do? Digital agencies wear many hats; while some may choose to focus their services

Website Design: 3 Important Aspects for Optimal Online Aesthetics

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~by Emma Sturgis~ . When you decide to create a website for your business, you are basically trying to take your company to the next level of success. This is why it is so important to ensure that your website design is as aesthetically pleasing as possible. Unfortunately, many web design companies create ‘cookie-cutter’ websites that are neither aesthetically pleasing nor unique. Creating a visually appealing website is one of the best ways to ensure that your company stands out from among your competitors. When creating a website with optimal aesthetic appeal, it is a good idea to follow these

How to Streamline Your Business’ Slowest Processes

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~by Eileen O’Shanassy~ . There are some parts of doing business that simply move too slowly. As an entrepreneur or a bigger enterprise, knowing how to streamline and digitize processes keeps you in the clear. In this day and age, it’s more sensible to use technology than to do things manually, whether you are handling payroll or looking for new employees. Here are several ways to streamline business and speed up the slowest parts of doing business today. Digitize Data Most business people nowadays are trading in their filing cabinets for computer files. Computers make it simple to store and access