IT (Information Technology) offers a spectrum of opportunities to progress a small business to the next level. Some technologies are extremely effective at improving productivity and minimizing downtime. However, all small businesses are unique, and each operation demands a different approach to utilizing technology.
When clients demand services through multiple channels, order promising, monitoring and fulfillment can be complex and intensive. Multiple channels can often mean clients ordering over the web, phone, fax or email and in some cases differing people deal with these calls within an organization.
Running a property management business is no easy task. The good news is that Quickbooks makes accounting for property management businesses fast and painless. To learn more about how you can use Quickbooks to account for all of your property management transactions, keep reading.
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.