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Latest Small Business Technology Tips, Trends and Advice

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How to Choose the Best Retail POS System for Your Business
By Skye Schooley | October 12, 2021

Learn what features to look for when choosing the best retail POS system for your company.

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How to Choose the Right Accounting Software for Your Business
By Jamie Johnson | October 11, 2021

The right software will help you track critical financial data in your business, stay on top of your taxes, and pay your employees on time.

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How to Develop an Access Control Policy
By Erik Sherman | October 11, 2021

Access control policies are an important element of a business's access control system. Learn why you need an access control policy, how to create one, and what it should include.

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Everything You Need to Know About QuickBooks POS
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 08, 2021

If you already use QuickBooks for your accounting software, you may be interested in its POS software as well. Here's what you need to know about its desktop POS product.

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How to Protect Your Business From a Data Breach
By Sean Peek | October 06, 2021

Businesses need to take cybersecurity seriously. Here are some ways to make sure you are protecting your business.

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Affordable Access Control Systems for Small Businesses
By Sean Peek | October 06, 2021

Business security systems give you the freedom to install the equipment on your own and monitor your protection from your mobile device.

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Fail Safe vs. Fail Secure
By Erik Sherman | October 06, 2021

Fail-safe and fail-secure locks are critical access control tools that protect your business and the people within. Learn how they work and which system is best for your company.

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How to Create and Send Invoices With PayPal
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 06, 2021

PayPal Invoicing makes it easy to send professional invoices. This guide will have you doing it in no time.

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Best Uses for Tablets at Your Restaurant
By Sean Peek | September 30, 2021

You can save time and money and improve your customers' dining experience with tablets at your restaurant.

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Top 11 Restaurant Technology Trends for 2021 and Beyond
By Sean Peek | September 30, 2021

The restaurant tech landscape is evolving rapidly. Here are the latest trends.

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HCM vs. HRIS vs. HRMS
By Sean Peek | September 30, 2021

While similar, human capital management (HCM), human resources information system (HRIS) and human resources management systems (HRMS) are noninterchangeable HR solutions with different purposes.

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What Is Human Capital Management?
By Sean Peek | September 27, 2021

Human capital management encompasses all the processes a business takes during recruiting, hiring and training to optimize productivity.

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What Is a Human Resource Information System (HRIS)?
By Sean Peek | September 27, 2021

An HRIS is an excellent investment for your business that can save you time and increase productivity. Here's everything you need to know about implementing an HRIS in your organization.

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Types of Phone Systems
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | September 27, 2021

When choosing a phone system for your business, you have three main options: KSU, PBX and VoIP. Learn about them to decide which one is best for your business.

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Pricing and Costs of Commercial Printers
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | September 27, 2021

Businesses have lots of choices for commercial printers. Learn about the prices of the various machines for business printing.

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Cybersecurity and Risk Management
By Shannon Flynn | September 23, 2021

Cybersecurity risk management helps companies see which steps are the most important for their companies, leading to more effective security strategies.

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VPN and Online Privacy: What You Need to Know Before Connecting
By Stella Morrison | September 23, 2021

Using a VPN connection makes your browsing extremely secure.

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2021 Annual Report: IT Professionals’ Outlook on Cyber Insurance
By business.com editorial staff | September 23, 2021

9 in 10 IT professionals are concerned their companies could experience cyber attacks, but not all have contingency plans in place.

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What Is Ransomware?
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 22, 2021

Hackers use malware to encrypt a business's data or lock them out of the company network. Known as ransomware, this practice has become a big problem for businesses across the globe.

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How to Choose Payroll Software
By Nicole Fallon | September 21, 2021

Choosing the right payroll software for your small business can streamline operations and ensure your employees get paid correctly and on time.

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IDenticard Access Control Systems
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

IDenticard offers the latest hardware with its PremiSys access control system, and the wide range of customization options means you can create the system you need.

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ISONAS Access Control Systems
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

ISONAS earned our pick for the best low-cost access control system. Learn all about its plans and features.

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SimpliSafe Access Control System
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

SimpliSafe protects every inch of your property 24/7 with emergency dispatch and instant alerts. Learn more about how much it costs and its features.

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Identity Access Control Guide
By Jeff Hale | September 21, 2021

Identity and access management systems are important security systems that all businesses should employ to protect their networks, systems and data.

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Workplace Visitor Policy With Free Template
By Jeff Hale | September 21, 2021

Your workplace visitor policy is a necessary document to ensure that your employees, data, and guests are safe and treated with a high degree of professionalism.

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Honeywell Access Control Systems
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

Honeywell offers two commercial access control systems. Learn more about its costs and features.

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What Is Role-Based Access Control?
By Patrick Proctor | September 21, 2021

Role-based access control ensures that only necessary personnel can access restricted data within your network.

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What Is Rule-Based Access Control (RBAC)?
By Erik Sherman | September 21, 2021

Rule-based access control is one method of access control that allows certain people to access devices, databases, or other restricted network areas based on preset criteria.

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Vanderbilt Industries Access Control Systems
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

Vanderbilt Industries is our best pick for businesses with multiple locations. Learn about all the options it offers.

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What is a Visitor Management System?
By Patrick Proctor | September 21, 2021

A visitor management system can improve on-premises security by identifying and tracking visitors as they mover throughout your facilities.