The Google Docs Scam: Security Takeaways for Small Businesses

Google Docs Phishing Scam

If your spouse emails you a link to a document, do you open it? Most people, no matter how security-minded they may be, would probably open up any email their spouse sent them. It’s someone they know and trust, so they’re not going to email something dangerous, right? Well all it took was one ingenious […]

How to Manage a Modern Business: Time Saving Hacks

Time Saving Small Business Hacks

Let’s face it: running a modern business can be very complicated and time equals money. However, you’re in luck – there are plenty of time-hack tricks out there for you to use to your advantage. Get with the times and make the most of the latest techniques to make your business time and cost efficient. […]

Essential Things To Know About Marketing Your Cleaning Business

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Did you know that residential and commercial cleaning services are a great venue to take up if you are a small business owner? There are various reasons why this is so. For starters, there is the fact that start-up costs are quite low, and the industry itself stands up well against recession. Furthermore, there aren’t […]

Digital Trends Small Businesses Need to Get on Top of in 2017

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Small businesses have never had it harder than today. The global market has opened up many opportunities, but not all of them benefit everyone. In particular, the big players now have the resources to spread easily, and reach even faraway territories. It’s near impossible to compete with them, when you take into consideration all of […]

SMB Guide to Dealing with Online Information

Social Media for Small Businesses

It wouldn’t be a long shot to claim that the 21st century is the age of information. After all, the internet has made knowledge so available, that staying ignorant seems more like a choice than a result of circumstances. With this in mind, 2017 is a golden age for SMBs and startups. Why? Well, simply […]

The Fine Art of Scaling Up a Small Business Organization

Scaling a Small Business

Figuring out how to scale a small business is a true obsession of numerous entrepreneurs. Many of them struggle to get the ball rolling yet alone score a game-winner. Sometimes it is a lack of knowledge, and at other times it is a willing negligence that is the instrument of their demise. Well, running a […]

Best Apps for the Business Person on the Go

Best Business Apps

The modern-day businessman differs hugely from that of decades ago. Ever since smartphones with a ton of useful apps have appeared, the name of the game has changed immensely. The fact that there are so many of these out there means a lot of ease, but also requires planning, selection and getting used to. Further […]

Dangers of Using the Cloud for Corporate File Sharing

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File sharing is a very convenient and popular tactic for enterprises. File sharing can help increase productivity and can be very convenient but this can often come at a price. What many enterprises don’t realize is the potential risks from poor file sharing habits. Elastica has conducted a study of over 100 million customer files […]

Is Your Small Business Winning With Wi-Fi?

Small Business Wi-Fi

In a recent survey conducted by research firm iGR, 77 percent of small businesses rated Wi-Fi as “important” or “very important” to their businesses. While leveraging reliable Wi-Fi is critical from an operational standpoint, the main driver behind why small businesses are increasingly relying on better wireless connectivity is because of the relevance it has […]

The Five Best Small Business Apps for 2014

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The once popular phrase, “there’s an app for that,” has pretty much died as a popular idiom since everyone already knows the value and importance of these handy, little applications. In 2014, the number of free downloaded apps fell just shy of 128 billion, projected to top 167 billion in 2015 and surpass the 200 […]