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10 Mobile Apps Guaranteed to Make You a Smarter Employer

When it comes to managing employees, every small business owner wants a leg up. Thanks to technology, there are many mobile apps for business, for both mobile phones and tablets, that can help you do more, no matter where you are. 1. Basecamp When I have multiple projects running simultaneously, Basecamp helps me assign tasks to team members, set milestones ... Read More »

Dropbox Badge Lets You Collaborate on Windows and Mac

Dropbox has added a feature enabling users the ability to collaborate on projects created in Microsoft Office applications. The Dropbox Badge has been added to the Dropbox for Business suite. The badge appears inside any Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint project that’s shared among co-workers or team members. Here’s a video giving an overview: When users are inside a shared ... Read More »

QuickBooks App for Mac Can Save You Time Running a Small Business

Small business owners are always looking for effective ways to manage and save time running their businesses, and what better way to do that than with new software applications? If you are one of those business owners who would like to easily create estimates and turn them into invoices for your small business, seamlessly log hours and bill clients for ... Read More »

Brightly Wearable Tech Tells You When You Need a Bathroom

Though it’s not a fun thing to discuss, incontinence is a fairly common issue for people above a certain age. For now, most people who experience it have to deal with adult diapers or opt for surgery. But very soon, technology might be able to provide a better way for people to deal with incontinence. Lir Scientific is the company ... Read More »

YouTube Users, Would You Switch to Twitch?

Twitch’s plan to have a piece of YouTube’s pie is no longer a secret. The Amazon-owned video-streaming platform has been adding more and more services that have traditionally only been available on YouTube. In August this year, Twitch updated its video upload feature, allowing users to upload videos directly to the platform. This means that streamers can now apply their production ... Read More »

Calculating Social Media ROI, Trickier Than You Think?

Back from 2010-2013, I used to provide social media services when I started my agency. It was a great way to add reoccurring revenue to our bottom line, but we always had a problem. And that problem was proving a return on their investment in our social media services. Meaning, that if they paid us $1,000 a month and they needed ... Read More »

Pokemon Go Update Lets You Get Pichu, Togepi, and Holiday Pikachu

HIGHLIGHTS Pokemon Go’s new update lets you catch limited edition Pikachu Pokemon from games like Pokemon Gold and Silver can be obtained These include Togepi and Pichu Pokemon Go can now be officially downloaded and played in India. In a run up to this, developer Niantic announced a new update to the game — new Pokemon. The likes of Pichu, ... Read More »

50 Low Tech Businesses You Can Start

So, you have the entrepreneurial spirit but not a lot of tech know-how? Despite all of the high-tech startups that have popped up in recent years, there are still plenty of small business options out there that don’t require you to know the difference between CSS and QR codes. Below are low tech business ideas you can start this year. Editor’s ... Read More »

8 Ways to Protect You and Clients from Financial Fraud

The predicament unfolding at Wells Fargo where 5,300 employees were fired due to phony bank accounts opened to “boost their sales figures and make more money” is not new in the financial world. Unscrupulous practices have occurred for years in varying degrees. In 1985, a just-fired employee at a New York-based commercial bank stood in front of his former co-workers to ... Read More »

Sound Suite Lets You Market to Callers While on Hold

Usefulness Functionality Price Summary Sound Suite is a system designed to manage the content that callers hear while on hold. It gives businesses the ability to select music playlists and promotional messages directly from the admin interface. Sound Suite, a product from Tie National, a technology solutions provider for multi-location businesses, is a system designed to manage the content that ... Read More »