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

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

What to do When Your Aging Network Needs a Cane

If your WAN (wide area network) experiences frequent downtime and congestion, there’s a new kid on the block. SD-WAN or software-defined networking in a WAN increases your business efficiency and … Continue reading What to do When Your Aging Network Needs a Cane

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

Ways to Strengthen Your Customer Service Muscle

I enjoy helping people, whether it’s answering questions on Quora or narrating a story in a manner the writer loves. Success to me in my former corporate purchasing job meant … Continue reading Ways to Strengthen Your Customer Service Muscle

Why You Need to Pay Attention to GDPR

Yes, another acronym we need to understand. GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation. Enforcement is coming to the EU in May 2018. The most significant update of data regulation … Continue reading Why You Need to Pay Attention to GDPR

Remote Workers Give Your Company A Boost

Your marketing manager requests a more flexible schedule and mentions telecommuting four days a week. Otherwise, she’s going to need a three-week vacation right now in the middle of trade … Continue reading Remote Workers Give Your Company A Boost