Category Small Business Services

Benefits of Flying Your Company to a Cloud

Your IT manager requires another employee and two new servers in the budget for next year. Your company grew by 20% this year, and your IT department scrambles every day to keep up. Your sales department complains about the software downtime caused by a server malfunction. Customer service sat at their desks twiddling their thumbs […]

Why Your SME Helps Close Sales

I speak of your company’s subject matter expert, not of the pirate in Peter Pan.  They’re pronounced the same, Smee. Unlike the Mr. Smee, your SME is not interested in pirate loot. Your company’s subject matter expert enjoys speaking about the latest innovations, product specifications, and details. Your salespeople relish the customer relationship and negotiation. […]

How to Block the Cyber-Bandit

How often do your employees open the door for a bandit? More often than you realize even if you’re a small to medium business. Your salesperson can’t resist clicking on the email from a highly regarded company indicating interest in your product. Except that email isn’t from that prize company, it’s from a cyber bandit. […]

Dropbox Launches New Collaboration Tool: Paper

In recent years, Dropbox has been expanding its services from cloud storage to enterprise business solutions. With Paper, the company offers its first collaboration tool. Similar to Google Docs in function, Paper offers a document editor and project management features like a timeline of edits, collaborator bubbles, and more. Eventually, the program will also offer […]

FreshBooks Delivers Mobile Accounting

It may not be the newest accounting software service, but FreshBooks is still at the top of its game, especially on mobile. Its recent 2016 update is aimed at self-employed professionals and small teams. If you like to fit your invoicing in between meetings, and enter receipts before the waiter returns your card, having a full-featured mobile accounting […]

There’s an API to Streamline Financial Transactions on the African Continent

Moneywave, the new product by Flutterwave, is an API that lets financial products of different types connect to each other. It’s aimed at financial services in common use on the African continent. The wide spread of financial services in use has long been a barrier to business and entrepreneurship in African nations. Customers want to pay […]

Use Tech to Stay Productive This Holiday Season

The first holiday commercials have hit the airwaves and personal to-do lists involving turkeys and wrapping paper will soon have your staff racking up the stress. It’s easy to lose momentum during the holidays, but technology offers multiple solutions for keeping up productivity. Time and project management programs can keep your team producing, now and in […]