A Few Facts About Remote Hiring Success During the Continuing COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 shows no signs of abating anytime soon. Business is ramping back up or surging in some industries and hiring needs to happen. How do you hire safely in a … Continue reading A Few Facts About Remote Hiring Success During the Continuing COVID-19 Pandemic

An Elementary Guide to Avoiding Meeting Bombers and Other Horrors While Indulging in Virtual Meetings

Virtual meetings can be addictive. I’ve tripled the number of recent acquaintances and made several new business connections this last month—all by joining virtual meetings that didn’t exist before COVID-19. … Continue reading An Elementary Guide to Avoiding Meeting Bombers and Other Horrors While Indulging in Virtual Meetings

How Social Media and Customer Service Once Saved a Business

I’m winging my way to Orlando soon and needed to locate transport from the airport to my hotel. Being averse to taxis or Uber, that leaves car services or shuttles. … Continue reading How Social Media and Customer Service Once Saved a Business

How to Capitalize on Customer Reviews, the Good, The Bad, and The Valuable

Business reviews, the first thing I check when I’m looking for a new service, product, or provider. I search for and read online reviews, and they influence my decision. Zendesk … Continue reading How to Capitalize on Customer Reviews, the Good, The Bad, and The Valuable

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