Amazing Apps to Inspire Your Holiday Shopping and Impress Your Clients and Friends

I thought the holiday season wouldn’t affect my small business. I was wrong. It’s challenging to find time for holiday shopping, sending out cards, and my business. Do you send … Continue reading Amazing Apps to Inspire Your Holiday Shopping and Impress Your Clients and Friends

How Small Business and the Gig Economy Help Each Other Prosper

Do you need expert help with a specific project for your business? Maybe you have a position that is part-time that you need to fill immediately. The gig economy rides … Continue reading How Small Business and the Gig Economy Help Each Other Prosper

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

3D Printing Flourishes Changing Its Handle to Additive Manufacturing and Receives the Embrace of Industry

Remember the hype around 3D printing? Sort of, because it’s been a while. It turns out it has a new name, additive manufacturing. Some large manufacturers use it, such as … Continue reading 3D Printing Flourishes Changing Its Handle to Additive Manufacturing and Receives the Embrace of Industry

How Robotic Process Automation Makes Business Less Dull and Repetitive and More Aware

It’s time for yet another acronym, RPA, or robotic process automation. Yes, it’s a real thing. And it helps businesses of all sizes automate repetitive tasks. Is this like Otto, … Continue reading How Robotic Process Automation Makes Business Less Dull and Repetitive and More Aware

How Predictive and Prescriptive Analysis Stimulates Your Small Business by Identifying Patterns and Reducing Risk

In past blogs, we discussed how small businesses could utilize big data from a big-picture view. Let’s take a more nitty-gritty view today. We’ll dive into predictive and prescriptive analysis. … Continue reading How Predictive and Prescriptive Analysis Stimulates Your Small Business by Identifying Patterns and Reducing Risk

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 Best Ways to Prevent Paying Ransom to Get Your Data Back

Twenty- two Texas municipalities hit with ransomware attacks in 2019. In 2018, over 50% of ransomware attacks targeted small businesses. Cybersecurity remains a top priority for protecting your business. Here’s … Continue reading The Best Ways to Prevent Paying Ransom to Get Your Data Back

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

10 of the Best Apps to Automate Your Small Business Marketing and Not Throw Money Down the Drain

Limited funds and time crimping your small business marketing? There are numerous excellent choices to automate your marketing without bankrupting your biz. You’re short on time and money, so how … Continue reading 10 of the Best Apps to Automate Your Small Business Marketing and Not Throw Money Down the Drain

What Some Smart People Say about Learning Management System Software and Employee Happiness

Dave, your IT guy, complains the new tablet he ordered to speed up maintenance procedures never landed on his desk. The supplier shows a signed receipt by the front desk, … Continue reading What Some Smart People Say about Learning Management System Software and Employee Happiness

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