Google is the gift that keeps on giving to businesses. Google provides dozens of tools and applications designed to help your business grow and increase your productivity. Best of all, they are totally free.
Internet retailers strive to reduce any "friction" associated with an online purchase, and small businesses should heed this with their incoming phone leads. In an industry rife with poor quality of service and antiquated technology, new virtual answering service companies, built on top of VOIP network with systems based in the cloud, are giving the smallest businesses high quality answering service and lead capturing capability—at prices not much higher than "virtual phone systems."
Many companies are jumping into the world of mobile digital applications in an effort to attract more customers, and to build better relationships with the ones they already have. In most cases, that means hiring a mobile development company to design and build the app.
Data security is a top concern for companies of all sizes, in all industries. Every business has data that needs to be secured—whether it’s a client’s personally identifiable information, financial records, or confidential business related documentation. Security is the responsibility of each and every one of us—and the actions we take every day in the course of our normal activities can have a huge impact on the overall security of our companies.
There’s a good chance you’ve used cloud technology without even realizing it. Understanding cloud technology will help you make an informed decision on whether this rapidly growing field can work for you. This guide presents both the pros and the cons of taking your business into “the cloud.”
There are an alarming number of ways that email can be intercepted or hacked. When you are transmitting personally identifiable information, such as social security numbers, bank accounts, credit card information, and more, you must take important precautions.
Do you know what sensitive data your company has, or what you are doing to protect it? An Information Security Plan is a document outlining all this information in a clear way so that everyone in your organization understands potential risks, precautions, and protocols for data breaches.
Keeping your data secure can be an intimidating task, especially as you hear about all the possible threats. But don’t be overwhelmed by the task. These are the two most important tips for small business security. Whatever else you do, make sure these are part of your strategy.
The cost of telephone services for small businesses is expected to rise dramatically in the next few years. The use of “virtual office” phone services give small businesses the appearance and professionalism of larger companies, but at a much more economical price. For those of us involved in the creation and growth of voice communications...
A business can only operate when it can communicate effectively with customers, employees, suppliers, and partners, and the telephone is still the most important system for business. You have a number of choices as to what kind of system you will use.