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Cash Register Buying Guide: POS vs. Cash Registers vs. Tablet mPOS
Here's how to choose a cash register or the right POS system for your business.
Jennifer Dublino
Jennifer Dublino
How to Choose a Bar POS System
Learn what features to look for when choosing the best bar POS system for your business.
Skye Schooley
Skye Schooley
Types of POS Systems
Here's what you need to know about various types of POS systems.
Max Freedman
Max Freedman
How to Start Budget Planning for Your Business
Started a new business? Find out why your business needs to start budget planning.
Sean Peek
Sean Peek
Free Timeclocks: What You Get and What You’ll Be Missing
Considering using a free digital timeclock for your employees? A free timeclock app could do the trick.
Skye Schooley
Skye Schooley
Understanding HR Reporting
HR reporting can provide your business with critical insight into your workforce and how it operates.
Patrick Proctor
Patrick Proctor

Latest Small Business Technology Tips, Trends and Advice

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9 Key Factors to Consider When Buying Office Hardware for Your Business
By Scott Gerber | June 24, 2022

Evaluate these nine key factors before you decide if you should buy that copy machine or laptop.

Article
What Is Claim Scrubbing?
By Leah Zitter | June 24, 2022

Claim scrubbing is the process of verifying that a medical claim's codes are accurate. Learn how code scrubbing works and which tools can help.

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10 Useful Technologies for Hosting Online Meetings
By Sean Peek | June 24, 2022

Test out one of these video conferencing platforms the next time you need to host a meeting.

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Beacons Are Beckoning: How Mobile Technology Is Changing Retail
By Chad Brooks | June 21, 2022

Retailers of all sizes are adjusting to technology trends. See how mobile tech is changing the in-store experience and how to use it in your business.

Article
How to Stay Secure While Trading Online
By Sam Bocetta | June 16, 2022

Hackers often target active traders because of the number of resources they have linked to online accounts.

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Businesses Beware: 5 New Ransomware Viruses That Target Websites
By David Balaban | June 16, 2022

Here are all the essentials businesses should know about new cyber threats targeting websites. Be informed and keep your assets safe!

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Why a Virtual Phone System Is Still Important In The Age of Mobile and Internet
By Chad Brooks | June 16, 2022

If you’re often on the move, having a virtual PBX is likely the best way to maintain a good “packaging” image in front of your clients.

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More Info, More Problems: Privacy and Security Issues in the Age of Big Data
By Jason Parms | June 15, 2022

Big data offers huge insights but also problems in ensuring privacy and security. Learn how to protect your business's data from cyberattacks.

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Fraud Is Now a Billion-Dollar Business – Are You at Risk? 
By Jamie Johnson | June 09, 2022

Fraud is a growing threat for online businesses that rely on credit card payments. Learn how you can protect your business.

Review
BambooHR Employee Monitoring Software Review
By Skye Schooley | June 08, 2022

BambooHR offers the tools you need to assess and track how your employees are performing, and it can support all of your team's HR needs, earning our best pick for performance management.

Review
Veriato Review
By Skye Schooley | June 08, 2022

Veriato Cerebral combines a full slate of the most important employee monitoring features with a relatively intuitive user interface that is easy to learn and quick to navigate.

Review
SentryPC Review
By Skye Schooley | June 01, 2022

SentryPC's employee monitoring software blends a competitive price and effective features to produce a great solution for very small businesses.

Review
Teramind Review
By Skye Schooley | June 01, 2022

Teramind offers a comprehensive and powerful solution for tracking employee activity and managing company policies.

Article
How Artificial Intelligence Is Reshaping E-Commerce
By Jamie Johnson | June 01, 2022

Learn the benefits of using AI in your online business and the essential tools to leverage.

Review
InterGuard Review
By Skye Schooley | May 26, 2022

InterGuard gives you a clear, comprehensive view of what your employees are doing while they're on the clock, plus it provides tools to increase productivity.

Review
ActivTrak Review
By Skye Schooley | May 26, 2022

ActivTrak from Birch Grove Software is an affordable employee monitoring solution that includes a free version suitable for small businesses with just a few users. It is our best pick for free...

Article
8 Industries That Benefit From the Cloud
By Jamie Johnson | May 23, 2022

Most businesses have moved to the cloud, but many more could benefit from making the switch. See which industries benefit most from the cloud.

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9 Benefits of Making the Switch to Cloud-Based POS Software
By Sean Peek | May 20, 2022

Cloud-based point-of-sale (POS) software has many advantages over traditional sales technology. Consider these benefits and top systems.

Article
Purchasing a Copier? Here’s What You Need to Know
By Chad Brooks | May 20, 2022

Even with a reduction in workplace paper usage, office copiers are an essential operational tool. Learn the features and costs of top copiers.

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Photoshop Reigns Supreme: How the Software Has Maintained Market Dominance
By Sean Peek | May 20, 2022

Photoshop remains supreme among editing software for photos, graphics and videos. Here's how and why to use Photoshop for your business.

Article
Can GPS Tracking Save Your Business Money?
By Leah Zitter | May 18, 2022

If your business uses a fleet of vehicles, learn how to save money with GPS tracking tools.

Review
Hubstaff Review
By Skye Schooley | May 17, 2022

Hubstaff's easy-to-use, effective employee monitoring software is part of a larger suite of useful software, including time and attendance, payroll, and budgeting programs.

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8 WooCommerce Plugins to Boost Sales of Your Online Shop
By Julie Thompson | May 13, 2022

WooCommerce plugins, compatible with WordPress, can transform your online shop. Find out which plugins your e-commerce business should use.

Review
Vonage Review
By Chad Brooks | May 11, 2022

Vonage offers cloud-hosted VoIP phone systems for businesses of all sizes. Vonage Business Cloud is designed for smaller businesses, while Vonage Enterprise is for midsize and large businesses. Both...

Review
GoTo Connect Review
By Jessica Elliott | May 11, 2022

GoTo Connect combines the power and reliability of Jive's cloud VoIP phone systems with GoTo Meeting's web, audio, and video conferencing into one simple, reliable, and flexible solution.

Review
8x8 Review
By Jessica Elliott | May 11, 2022

What makes 8x8 one of the best phone systems for small businesses is that it is hosted in the cloud and easy to use, has an assortment of valuable features, is affordably priced, and provides...

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Dialpad Review
By Jessica Elliott | May 11, 2022

Dialpad offers voice calling, video conferencing and text messaging. This flexibility helps small businesses connect with clients in ways that work best for both customers and businesses.

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Ooma Office Review
By Jessica Elliott | May 11, 2022

Ooma Office is an affordable on-premises VoIP phone system that is ideal for very small businesses. It might not have all of the features other systems offer, but it does have the ones very small...

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RingCentral Review
By Jessica Elliott | May 11, 2022

RingCentral is an excellent business phone service because of its ease of use, wide selection of features and multiple price points.

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Nextiva Review
By Jessica Elliott | May 11, 2022

Nextiva is one of the best phone systems for businesses with multiple locations. It's a cloud-based VoIP system that can spread across several offices and stores yet still be managed from one central...