How Managed IT Services Help Your Small Business and How to Find the Best One for You

The number of acronyms I’ve learned lately is mind-boggling. Here’s a new one, MSP. That’s a managed service provider, often referring to managed IT services. Your IT department spends its … Continue reading How Managed IT Services Help Your Small Business and How to Find the Best One for You

The World Embraces Cashless as Commerce Accommodates Mobile and Consumers Open their Digital Wallets

In some parts of the world, cash is no longer king. Eighty-seven percent of Swedes Swish, and three-fourths of Chinese WeChat Pay, meaning Sweden and China lead the world in … Continue reading The World Embraces Cashless as Commerce Accommodates Mobile and Consumers Open their Digital Wallets

Why Facebook Going Crypto May Deliver New Customers to Your Small Business

About a year ago, I outlined the pros and cons of cryptocurrency and the benefits for small business. Cryptocurrency is on the move again and in a sizeable way. The … Continue reading Why Facebook Going Crypto May Deliver New Customers to Your Small Business

Is Your Business Ready to be Rung Up by Name? New Customers Searching with Their Voice Not Their Fingers

Is your small business ready for voice search? Think that kind of tech is only for Gen Z? I showed my 88-year-old mom how to ask for music on her Amazon … Continue reading Is Your Business Ready to be Rung Up by Name? New Customers Searching with Their Voice Not Their Fingers

Using Telecommuting as a Cost Savings and the Reasons to Embrace it Because Your Employees Will

Everyone in your company, including you, loves the location. Your lease is long term at a reasonable rate. Your business is thriving, and several blocks around you are booming with … Continue reading Using Telecommuting as a Cost Savings and the Reasons to Embrace it Because Your Employees Will

What Puts Edge Computing on the Verge and How It May Boost Your Small Business

Finally got cloud computing figured out? Hold on to your hat, as edge computing has arrived. What is it, and where do they come up with these names? With the … Continue reading What Puts Edge Computing on the Verge and How It May Boost Your Small Business

A Quickie on Navigating Small Business Networks and Hardware: Keeping Your Switches, Routers, and Budget In Line

Does navigating your small business network make your head spin? Do you feel like saying routers, switches, and scaling, oh my! Let’s dig into the basics to alleviate those fears … Continue reading A Quickie on Navigating Small Business Networks and Hardware: Keeping Your Switches, Routers, and Budget In Line

Usually Not A Couple, Thin and Enhanced Performance Link Up at CES 2019 in the Computing Section

Let’s take a look at some of the red-hot computer related stuff which showed up at CES 2019. Nvidia real-time ray tracing sets up a revolution in graphics technology. Ray … Continue reading Usually Not A Couple, Thin and Enhanced Performance Link Up at CES 2019 in the Computing Section

Discovering the Prime Social Media Sites for Your Small Business

There isn’t a “best” social media site for small business. Every small business has a unique customer base. The perfect social media site for your small business is the one … Continue reading Discovering the Prime Social Media Sites for Your Small Business

How a Little Influence Can Increase Sales

In 2018, #ad is out. #XPartner is the trend.  And small business scores using micro-influencers to market their products. Influence marketing came of age in 2017.  Big brands gathered hefty … Continue reading How a Little Influence Can Increase Sales

The Ways A Webinar Stimulates Your Business

Wishing for a sales tool which automates getting the word out about your new product? Need a way to collect good leads quickly? An old technology, the webinar, offers small … Continue reading The Ways A Webinar Stimulates Your Business

Taking the Chaos Out of Digital Disruption

Digital technologies continue to transform the way business gets done. Some companies struggle with this disturbance while others utilize it to improve or expand. Resisting this transformation may delay the … Continue reading Taking the Chaos Out of Digital Disruption