1406, 2016

Build an Online Community for your Business

By |June 14, 2016|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The word ‘Community’ is derived from the Latin term communitas meaning ‘things shared by many or all’, which hints at our innate desire to connect with others. With the Internet being such a powerful medium, connecting people regardless of their locations has never been easier. Imagine thousands and thousands of [...]

3105, 2016

6 ways to use live video to reach customers

By |May 31, 2016|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , |

Not long ago, uploading a video to the internet was still a new and novel concept, but now we have access to multiple services for live video streaming. Most of these are free and offer great opportunities for increasing your visibility with little to no investment. Let’s take a look [...]

2005, 2016

Is your continuity plan doomed to fail?

By |May 20, 2016|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , |

Just because your IT provider has a plethora of awards and certifications under its belt doesn't mean that you can blindly hand over your business’s future to them. Often times, there are some aspects in your business continuity plan that tend to be overlooked by your provider. We have rounded [...]

305, 2016

The age-old marketing tool you’ve forgotten

By |May 3, 2016|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , , |

From free information products such as ebooks to brochures and email campaigns, today’s marketers have a wealth of tools and tactics at their disposal. While content marketing and social media garner most of the attention in the marketing world, it’s easy to forget about tried and true techniques that are [...]

1804, 2016

How to best utilize mobile tech for staff

By |April 18, 2016|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Love it or hate it, mobile technology in the workplace is here to stay. While more and more companies are utilizing it as a way to up their productivity, there is a right and a wrong way to go about it. Here are four tips to help you successfully integrate [...]

404, 2016

Technology ROI 101

By |April 4, 2016|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Your technology needs to produce a return on investment. If it doesn’t, you’re wasting you and your staff’s time and money. But how can you ensure you gain that coveted ROI you’re after? What does it actually mean to have a positive ROI? And how can you tell if you [...]

2103, 2016

3 Disaster Recovery myths

By |March 21, 2016|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , , |

Disaster Recovery ain’t what it used to be. Long gone are the days where a DR solution cost over a hundred thousand dollars and predominantly relied on tape backups. With the onset of cloud computing, today’s DR landscape has dramatically changed. But, unfortunately, there are still many misconceptions about DR [...]

1003, 2016

BI is for small businesses too

By |March 10, 2016|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Business Intelligence (BI) has conventionally been the preserve of big business, given the need for specialist knowledge meant hiring pricey experts was often the only way to leverage its value. But the rise of self-service BI tools has leveled the playing field, allowing small- and medium-sized businesses to get in [...]

1502, 2016

How to be more productive in life and work

By |February 15, 2016|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Between your customers, vendors, employees and other moving parts of your organization, it can be difficult to find the time to focus on your business. On a daily basis, you likely have to deal with dozens of tasks, and oftentimes don’t finish them all. So how can you fix this? [...]

1202, 2016

How to use LinkedIn to create business value

By |February 12, 2016|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

LinkedIn is a highly useful site, but many small businesses simply don't make the most of it. The problem is that most of the information out there, that SMBs try to model, is focused on tips and strategies for larger organizations. And these strategies are simply not as effective when [...]

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