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There are many things that contribute to the success of a business, but these days all businesses need good communications. Modern telephone systems are a world away from the old telephone systems that businesses used to use, and there are more services available that could help your business use its communication system to its full advantage. The modern business world is extremely competitive and a company needs to be innovative to compete. One of the key things that a business needs to do is to communicate effectively, whether this...

All modern business owners will need to think hard about their approach to data management. Too many mistakes could cost your company dearly. You see, we are living in an ever-evolving corporate world that changes daily. So, it can be difficult to keep up with the latest advancements and technologies. To ensure you don’t make the same errors we’ve seen in the past, this post will tell you everything you need to know. The nature of the business world means this information could be out of date by the time you read it. That is why you...

Do you run a small business? If so, you will know how hard it can be to keep a track of everything on a day-to-day basis. There isn’t a small business owner on the planet that won’t agree with that fact! When you have many roles in your business, it’s easy to let things slip through the net. As a result, you increase the potential to let your customers down. Sometimes, the problem is keeping track of your new clients. Or even the ones that show an interest in what you sell. It’s for those reasons that I recommend...

For many years, the computers attached to a local area network in most office buildings got connected to a server. In a nutshell, it’s a powerful machine that doesn’t do much aside from provide file storage for workstation PCs. Many of today’s businesses still use in-house servers, but their use is declining. Savvy company bosses realize the potential that cloud storage offers over in-house servers. It’s no secret that saving your data online is a better bet for many of today’s businesses. So, what are the reasons for ditching...

In this digital age, you need more than a static website to establish a strong digital presence. You need to create fresh content, make use of email management systems and leverage search engine optimization to market your product/service to your target audience. These are the reasons why most small businesses today create websites with a content management system (CMS). However, choosing a CMS platform can itself be a challenge with so many open source and commercial options available in the marketplace. So for a small business with...

Are you thinking about starting up your own business? Before you do, there are some things you should know. Lessons can be learned on the road to success but some things should be understood straight off the bat. Security should never be viewed as optional. Particularly, if we are speaking about the security of your clients or customers personal details. This list will help you ensure your company is protected before it has found a place on the market. Make Sure you Understand Computers Computers are useful tools for business owners and...

Organizations, whether you are a non profit, corporate, multinational or even a small team of people starting off in the garage, communication, within and outside of your organization are the key factor towards the success of your product, service and overall operations. Integrating video into your core company Communication is one of the key factors for conveying messages to your employees. Given the globalization we enjoy today, and that companies are becoming more and more multinational, you are bound to have executives in different...

Today’s small businesses can’t afford to be without an online payment processing system. Here’s why: Every 30 seconds, over $1.2 million is spent online. Of that amount, well over half (about $700,000) is paid for with a debit or credit card. Here’s what you need to know to get started. The Key Players Accepting online payments is a complex process involving several key players: The merchant bank accepts payment from credit card transactions and deposits them into your bank account for a fee via a merchant account. Third-party...

If you are the owner of a restaurant, then you must be aware that apart from serving delicious food, there are hundreds of other little things that can make or break your restaurant.  At no point can you shy away from looking into the little intricacies that make your restaurant popular among its visitors and nothing, absolutely nothing, in the restaurant should take your focus away from your customers.  For all the routine tasks in the restaurant, you can always have a restaurant point of sale (POS) system installed. Is a POS system...

Having access to quality business meeting venues, whether in a hotel or a conference centre is essential for fast paced companies of any size. Places where businesses can not only hold a clear and uninterrupted conversation, but also a place where they can share documents and watch presentations using the latest technology. A meeting tool is also great for having an online conference but for face to face discussions, a meeting room is essential and selecting often comes down to the state of the facilities and the ease of scheduling and...