Boom or Bust: Keeping One Step Ahead In The World of Retail

Posted by on July 15, 2014 in Business Start Up Advice, POS Systems, Retail [ 0 Comments ]

How to Stay One Step Ahead in RetailYou need an edge in business. Most of the time, you’re flying blind. You wonder how it is that everyone around you is doing so well while you feel like you’re on shaky ground. The truth is that your competitors aren’t really all that well off either. They’re just keeping up appearances. Here’s how to ditch the status quo, stay one step ahead, and actually … Read More

Top 3 Ways a VoIP Phone System Can Spur Startup Growth

Posted by on May 6, 2014 in VoIP [ 0 Comments ]

top 3 ways a voip phone system can spur startup growthWhile a VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) phone isn’t a completely new thing, it has made a huge difference in the business world within the past two to three years. In fact, today, there are 16 million people and businesses using this kind of technology (Tweet This!).

By converting the standard audio into a digital format that is transferred via the Internet, VoIP technology … Read More

Shopify, PayPal, and New POS Tech Making it Easy to Pay

Posted by on April 8, 2014 in POS Systems [ 0 Comments ]

POS Systems and a New Payment Processing that is Sweeping the NationOut of any of the sundry realms in which millennial technologies have changed the rhythms of life on the planet, none has been so turned on its head than the realm of sales. From the way companies brand themselves to innovations in CRM, technology is redefining what we buy by expanding the possibilities of how we can buy it. Nowhere is this shift more evident … Read More

One Trend No Small Business Can Afford to Ignore

Posted by on March 24, 2014 in Business Start Up Advice, Business Technology, Marketing [ 0 Comments ]

One Trends that Small Businesses Can't Afford to Ignore- the Mobile DeviceTrends come and go. Some stick, but most fade faster than you can say VHS. That said, there is one trend of such magnitude that no small business can afford to ignore. The impact of mobile is transforming not only how companies market their products and services, but it’s also changing workplace culture as we know it.

First, what does the data tell us? According … Read More

Splurge on These Technologies to Help Boost Employee Morale

Posted by on March 20, 2014 in Business Technology [ 0 Comments ]

using technology to boost employee morale in small business workplaceThese days, technology makes the world go ‘round, and this includes in the workplace. Technology can be used in a variety of ways to improve operations and efficiency as well as to boost employee morale and job satisfaction.

Here are a few ideas you can try to improve your workplace environment from all angles using just a few technological upgrades.

Laptops and/or Tablets for Work

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Cutting Corners: 4 Ways to Save Money Around the Office

Posted by on March 18, 2014 in Business Management, VoIP [ 0 Comments ]

4 ways to save money around the officeWhether your company is large or small, it’s always a good idea to work toward saving money. The more money you save on everyday things, the more you’ll have to put back into the company. There are many ways you can cut corners and save some cash without making it feel like the company is going bankrupt.

Turn the Company Green

When you go green, … Read More

How to Migrate to the World of Modern Telephony with VoIP

Posted by on March 13, 2014 in VoIP [ 0 Comments ]

VoIP for small businessesComparing VoIP to traditional landline telephony is perhaps a little unfair, given that the former has a number of key advantages which can make legacy communications technologies look seriously archaic. But for those who are thinking about adopting VoIP in place of an analogue service, understanding the differences, as well as appreciating the few pitfalls of digital platforms, is important.

In the first quarter of … Read More

The Only Analytical Tool That Matters To Small Businesses

Posted by on February 20, 2014 in Business Technology [ 0 Comments ]

small business analyticsBig corporations and established businesses use high-powered analytics dashboards and multi-channel big data crunchers to do everything from inventory to customer relationship management to supply chain administration. But many small businesses require fewer analytics services, and are focusing on some specific core uses. The tool that matters most to most small businesses is one that can collect the right data, aggregate it for presentation, and … Read More

Use the Hash: Modern Database Hash Processes

Posted by on February 6, 2014 in Business Software, Business Technology, IT services [ 0 Comments ]

database hash processesWe’ve already heard about a lot of the big security breaches that have made customers of retailers and other businesses very insecure about their personal data. Hackers routinely get hold of digital information that reveals credit card numbers, Social Security numbers and other crucial identifiers, as well as other sensitive customer information.

Because the stakes are so high, and because data theft can cause such … Read More

SIP Trunking and More Sophisticated Call Network Design

Posted by on January 30, 2014 in Business Technology, Phone Systems, VoIP [ 1 Comment ]

SIP trunking for small businessesOn the vanguard of voice over Internet protocol or VOIP phone services, you’ll often find something called SIP trunking. This type of resource enables different kinds of networking for calls sent over digital channels.

SIP trunking and similar technologies are built on something called private exchange networks or PBX services. Private exchange networks or PBX became popular as companies migrated from the process of adding … Read More