Category: Business Software and Technology

How to Make Your Business Website Really Stand Out

~by Kara Masterson~ . A decade or two ago, a website would have been optional and could be foregone by a business owner without fear of any repercussions to its sales and profits. Nowadays, however, having a fully operational website that’s live 24/7 is an essential tool that makes or breaks a brand. And if…
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data theft

Data Theft: How it Can Affect Your Small Business

~by Ashley Andrews~ . What do you think a small business owner might be able to do in order to ensure that their business will be safe from a security breach? It might actually be easier than you think. Securing your system can also be much easier and cheaper than the financial, emotional and physical…
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IT Employees

Technology Solutions: Top 5 Reasons for Hiring More IT Employees

~by Kara Masterson~ . IT staffs use technology to enable businesses to operate more efficiently and increase their productivity tremendously. Reliable communication, ideal electronic storage and record protection are some of the benefits of assigning information and management section of your business to professionals. The tech-savvy experts can ensure sensitive information about your business is…
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data theft

Fight Data Theft with these 5 Digital Security Tips

~by Kara Masterson~ . At a recent conference organized by the Minnesota Better Business Bureau, cyber security experts presented two sobering statistics related to data theft. The first statistic came from the FBI, which reported an increase of more than 250 percent in data theft since 2015. The other figure was the average loss endured…
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warehouse

How to Use Technology to its Fullest Potential in a Warehouse

~by Kara Masterson~ . The modern warehouse is far from the traditional storage area it once was. Improvements in technology, combined with a “need it now” culture, mean that warehouse inventory can and must move faster than ever before. Fortunately, modern technology is more than up to the task, offering warehouse managers more options than…
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NFC - Near Field Communication

What is NFC and How Can it Help Your Business?

~by Katie Kapro~ . I recently got a new mobile phone – the smartest of smartypants phones I’ve ever owned, to be honest. And of course the first thing on my mind is exploring all the new apps and icons. I drag open the main screen to find “Airplane Mode”, “Wi-Fi Calling”, “Flashlight” – all…
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Customer Experiences

How Technology Can Help You Improve Customer Experiences

~by Dixie Somers~ . You can get distracted by all the new technology that comes along for use in your business. The best way to sustain business and boost revenue is through customer retention. Loyal customers provide ten times more value than an initial purchase. That requires delivering excellent customer service on a daily basis.…
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online storage

4 Ways Online Storage Can Save Businesses Time & Money

~by Ivan Dimitrov~ . Asking about cloud is likely to lead to a conversation about the weather. But, if you’re a woman who is responsible for running a business, the cloud better prompt thoughts that span far beyond pretty, white and fluffy shapes of unicorns. It’s essential to be informed about how the cloud can…
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Top 4 Software Solutions for Your Small Business

~by Anica Oaks~ . The right software can spell the difference between productivity and profit or struggling to get things done. Fortunately the entrepreneurial sector has expanded, so there are more software options catering to small to medium businesses (SMBs). Here are four software program ideas that boost productivity while remaining affordable. Scheduling Surprisingly, many…
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