Category: Business Software and Technology

going green

7 Benefits of Going Green in Your Business

~by Tess Pajaron~ . Many businesses today are struggling with the idea of changing the way they do things to get on board with green initiatives. It looks like it will cost quite a bit of overhead to get things in place, and the idea of having to train employees on new technologies or procedures…
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Get the Word Out: 4 Types of Marketing for Your Small Business

~by Anica Oaks~ . Developing an effective marketing strategy is usually challenging. But with research into your target market and some creative thinking, small business owners can drive more customer engagement to boost revenue. Innovative approaches for traditional marketing channels can lead to greater brand recognition. Here are four types of marketing that you can…
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10 Powerful Tools for Managing Your Online Business

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . There are a ton of great tools out there to manage your online business. Finding the right ones can be a great exercise in fun — and frustration. There are so many new products and tools coming out every week; the hardest thing is not jumping from one tool to…
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weak access points

Access Points: Where is Your Company Weakest?

~by Eileen O’Shanassy~ . Every company has weak spots where criminals and competitors seek to gain access to sensitive information that can damage the company or the lives of one or more employees. Although many business owners and administrators know where to look for security problems, some are unaware of the following three weak access…
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protect your company from third parties

How to Protect Your Company from Third Parties

~by Lizzie Weakley~ . As a business owner, it is your sole responsibility to protect your company from third parties. These are the greatest threat agents to the sensitive data of your company. A few of the security practices that you should put in place to enhance the safety of your company include the following.…
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4 Ways Shoddy IT Services Can Hurt Your Bottom Line

~by Anica Oaks~ . Companies need a high level of IT services and support to remain competitive and stay profitable. IT infrastructure is involved in virtually all aspects of doing business, from maintaining payroll to emailing clients. Here are some consequences of poorly managed IT services: 1. Poor Employee Morale It is important that employees…
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8 Ways to Reduce Energy Consumption in the Office

~by Lillian Connors~ .Being as efficient as possible in business means you create enough without wasting more resources than necessary. Hence, trying to cut down your running costs is as important as charging enough for your product or service to make some profit. Also, by reducing energy consumption, you’re doing your share of work aimed…
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employee productivity

Core Reasons for Low Levels of Employee Productivity

~by Chloe Taylor~ . A company can have the best modern technology, strong relationships in the business world and a number of other resources, but if it doesn’t have a productive workforce, it all falls apart. Employee productivity is the amount of work they manage to perform during their working hours. On average, an employee…
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mobile apps

4 Essential Mobile Apps for a Successful Business

~by Kara Masterson~ . Rapid advancement in mobile technology has seen mobile app developers go into a craze to churn out app after app. In fact, there is a mobile app for almost any task that comes to your mind. The portability and processing power of mobile devices make them the most popular devices among…
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save money by outsourcing

5 Ways Your Business Can Save Money by Outsourcing

~by Hannah Whittenly~ .   Making a profit as a business can be a tough thing to accomplish in a competitive market. Most don’t succeed. According to Forbes, a startling 80 percent of businesses don’t survive to their third year. To survive, you have to look for ways to save. One way to do so is…
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