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

The Pros and Cons of Progressive Web Apps or is a Hare or Turtle Better for Your Business

Is an app integral to your business? Are you still wrestling with the idea of a business app? You will want to take a look at the newest app variety picking up … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Progressive Web Apps or is a Hare or Turtle Better for Your Business

Some Cool Tech Makes Good on its Promises in January, Some Doesn’t

With registration for CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2020 scheduled to open this month, I thought we’d revisit the CES 2019 show stoppers. Let’s see if products lived up to their … Continue reading Some Cool Tech Makes Good on its Promises in January, Some Doesn’t

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

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

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

APIs Get Your Business Software Teaming Up and Your Customers Coming Back for More

  I know not another acronym.  Here it is, API or application programming interface. An appropriate word, interface, because your business is connecting with one right now without you realizing … Continue reading APIs Get Your Business Software Teaming Up and Your Customers Coming Back for More

Ensuring the Benefits of Telecommuting Come to Fruition for Your Employees and Your Company

Last week, we outlined the benefits of telecommuting for a small business. Let’s talk about how to ensure those benefits come to fruition. Not everyone you hire wants to telecommute, … Continue reading Ensuring the Benefits of Telecommuting Come to Fruition for Your Employees and Your Company