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4 misconceptions about the Cloud

4 misconceptions about the Cloud

Overhyped reports of cloud hacks and server failures can lead some small business owners to be wary of a service that has so much to offer. So what are these common misconceptions about cloud computing? Here are a few myths people believe about the cloud. #1. Cloud infrastructures are unsecure Information security is a necessity […]

Improve the value of your business data

Improve the value of your business data

Data is incredibly valuable. The more of it your business generates, the easier it is to predict market and customer behaviors. Analytics solutions aren’t always the right fit for small businesses, but that doesn’t mean their data isn’t valuable. Here are some ways to add real value to your business by harnessing the power of […]

The lifespan of a business phone system

Today’s technology allows customers to engage with brands and companies across a broad range of platforms and mediums. But the telephone still remains an essential communication tool for businesses. It makes sense then to invest in a phone system that lasts, and our advice will help you find just that.

Office 365’s apps get a revamp

Office 365’s apps get a revamp

Microsoft recently announced that Office 365 apps, including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word will be going through a design overhaul to boost productivity of their subscribers. They plan on releasing new features in the next few months. Check out what they have in store. Simplified ribbon The biggest update is with the ribbon, which is […]

5 ways you could blow your online reputation

5 ways you could blow your online reputation

Businesses are relying on social media more than ever to get their voices heard on the Internet. However, so many companies make mistakes that are too important to ignore, and which could seriously damage your online reputation. As a business owner you need to keep your organization in check, and avoid these common online reputation […]

Consider the security risks of your software

Consider the security risks of your software

Experts estimate that the global market for cybersecurity products this year will exceed that of last year. At first glance, an increase in spending seems necessary and shows that businesses are becoming more aware of cybersecurity issues. But a closer look may prove otherwise. Learn why your company could be investing on cybersecurity products the […]

Energy saving tips for your PC

Energy saving tips for your PC

Every home or office has a computer. In one year, a typical desktop that’s on 24/7 releases carbon dioxide that’s equal to driving 820 miles in an average car. To save energy, you don’t need drastic changes; you can start with making small adjustments that will ultimately accumulate to significant savings. 1. Disconnect your external […]

How consumer habits changed the web

How consumer habits changed the web

Modern internet users usually don’t spend much time on one page. According to researchers, adult attention spans have dropped to eight seconds, creating serious challenges for business owners who need to promote their website. To adapt in this age of instant gratification, website producers are employing several tactics. Bite-sized content While there are several elements […]

How to minimize risks after a data breach

How to minimize risks after a data breach

No company is completely safe from data breaches. For proof, look no further than companies like Yahoo, AOL, and Home Depot, which compromised millions of personal customer information. That said, no business is completely helpless, either. The following steps can minimize the risks to your business in the event of a large-scale data breach. Determine […]

Top 7 Office 365 Productivity Add-Ons

Top 7 Office 365 Productivity Add-Ons

Microsoft Office 365 is one of the most successful and popular apps in the world, at 135 million commercial users and counting. To further boost user experience, it also offers a range of time-saving, productivity-boosting add-ons. #1. StaffHub You can now easily keep track of your employees’ work hours, allow employees to swap shifts, and […]