The more you sell, the more likely you will have to deal with unpleasant customers along the way. Don't cheat yourself of precious time by arguing with them; just handle it without emotion and as the awesome business owner that you are.
Similar to Crowdfunding, Crowdsourcing has emerged as an effective means of generating graphic designs for less money and with more options to choose from than hiring a freelancer. In this tech review, I'll discuss the advantages of initiating a Crowdsourcing campaign with 99designs.
Cyber-crime is on the increase, and according to a recent report carried out by the Ponem Institute, the cost of data breaches to businesses in the US averages $188 per incident. The good news for small business owners is that most breaches can be protected with some simple, fairly inexpensive security precautions.
For some companies, letting employees bring their own devices to work on and connect to their secure network seems like the scariest thing since the Y2K panic. But however worrisome the unknown is, staying on top of technological trends is crucial for companies to keep their security up to date.
Many in the design community will have you believe that responsive web design—websites that adjust to the appropriate size, scrolling measure, and resolution on a wide range of devices—is the best friend of search engine optimization, or SEO.
If you don't know what Evernote is, the core idea is a cloud-based Note system. Think like sticky notes, but digital and they can be accessed from almost any device that has an internet connection.
Small companies have the highest risk of identity theft out of any other kind of businesses. There are many areas of vulnerability because of the way most small businesses operate. If you don't want your business and your identity to become part of the 75% of all identity theft crime, here are some security measures you can take.
For small business owners who don't expect to always be in the office, there need to be processes set in place that maximize productivity when working from a remote location.
A mobile point of sale network, or mobile POS system, can revolutionize and benefit small business operations in significant ways. Mobile POS functions with hand-held units that communicate back to a network server, performing all the same tasks as a cash register, just electronically.
If you occasionally work in coffee shops for a change of pace, or travel frequently for your small business, you’ve probably connected your laptop or tablet to a public WiFi network. After all, it’s convenient and, in many locations, free. What’s not to like?