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Types of POS Systems
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

POS systems are available in various types based on the kind of business you run. Learn which is best for you.

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How Much Does a New POS System Cost?
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

Wondering how much it will cost to upgrade to a new point-of-sale system? Here's everything you need to know about POS system costs.

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How Technology Is Changing the Mystery Shopper World for SMBs
By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

Learn how mystery shopper companies affect small businesses.

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6 Reasons Your Business Should Accept Cryptocurrency
By Megan Totka | January 23, 2023

Should your business add cryptocurrency to its payment options? Here are some reasons it's a good idea – and the steps you'll take to make it happen.

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8 Ways In-Store Tablets Improve the Customer Experience
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

Find out how in-store tablets make life better for employees and customers.

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How to Optimize Your Network for VoIP
By Mark Fairlie | January 23, 2023

When Voice over Internet Protocol works well, it transforms businesses. Find out how to optimize your VoIP network for the best performance.

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How Telematics Can Improve Worksite Productivity
By Matt D’Angelo | January 23, 2023

See how telematic systems help you keep track of your fleet and machinery, allowing you to plan a safer, more efficient worksite.

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15 Free Tools to Learn the Basics of Coding
By Scott Gerber | January 23, 2023

Coding might seem like a daunting, time-consuming and expensive skill to learn, but these entrepreneurs have learned the essentials with free tools.

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10 Mobile Apps to Stay Connected With Your Team
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

Learn how these 10 apps help keep work teams in touch when some employees, or even the bosses, aren't in the office.

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Don’t Wait! Speed Up Your Checkout Lines With These 4 Tips
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

POS systems can reduce checkout lines while helping you gather and maintain customer data. Learn how to speed up your checkout lines.

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Choosing a GPS Fleet Tracking System
By Matt D’Angelo | January 23, 2023

GPS fleet tracking software lets you track vehicles and monitor driving behaviors. Here's what to look for in a GPS fleet tracking system.

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15 Essential POS System Features for Your Retail Business
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

Before you buy a POS system for your business, learn 15 essential features to improve the customer experience and streamline your operations.

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How Virtual Reality Is Changing Construction
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

Virtual reality is being used in the construction industry to improve design, safety, and training and to avoid costly overruns. Learn more here.

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Has Your Company Secured These Overlooked Attack Vectors?
By Kevin Pickhardt | January 23, 2023

Many companies don't consider these three common security weaknesses. Here's what they are and how to make them more secure.

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Biometrics and the Future: What It Means for Small Businesses
By Matt D’Angelo | January 23, 2023

Small businesses can use biometrics authentication to provide customers with a more personal experience, track employee work hours and authenticate users.

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How Companies Are Detecting Spear Phishing Attacks Using Machine Learning
By Andrew Goldberg | January 23, 2023

As phishing emails become more sophisticated, companies are turning to machine learning to root out these cyberattacks.

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Microsoft Azure vs. Amazon Web Services: Cloud Comparison
By Mark Fairlie | January 23, 2023

Learn everything you need to know about two of the leading cloud-based infrastructure as a service providers, including how features compare.

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Mobile Wallet Guide: Google Pay vs. Apple Pay vs. Samsung Pay
By Adam Uzialko | January 23, 2023

Google, Apple and Samsung all offer a mobile wallet service, but which is best for consumers and merchants? Learn about each payment method.

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Confessions of an Entrepreneur: Technology Leads to New Opportunities
By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

Technology plays a huge role in the success of your business. Learn more about how.

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Top 5 Virtual Reality Business Use Cases
By Kimberlee Leonard | January 23, 2023

Interest in virtual reality business ventures is high. Learn about five virtual reality use cases and the pros and cons of virtual reality in business.

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Converged vs. Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Solutions
By Mark Fairlie | January 23, 2023

Converged infrastructure is a hardware-based approach to business IT. Hyper-converged is software-based. Which is right for your company?

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Cloud Encryption: Using Data Encryption in the Cloud
By Mark Fairlie | January 23, 2023

Find out everything you need to know about cloud encryption, encryption keys and best practices to protect your data.

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5 Best Augmented Reality Use Cases
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

Tech industry analysts and visionaries say augmented reality will revolutionize business. Here are a few ways AR is being used right now.

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17 Webinar Etiquette Tips for Presenters and Attendees
By Karina Fabian | January 23, 2023

Following a few simple etiquette rules can make your webinars and video conferences far more productive and enjoyable.

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Can You Run a Business via a Smartphone? 
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

Mobile app technology has grown so advanced that an entrepreneur or small company owner can run 100% of their business on smartphone apps.

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10 Useful Technologies for Hosting Online Meetings
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

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

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Wireless Security In The Enterprise: Deploying WPA2-Enterprise
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

Today's enterprises are adopting WiFi with WPA2 and Protected Management Fames to keep their organizations secure.

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Why You Should Care About IEEE 802.11ax
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

Every Wi-Fi user appreciates faster connection. The IEEE 802.11ax draft standard promises better range, throughput and resiliency.

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Why Businesses Are Still Sending Faxes in 2023
By Mark Fairlie | January 23, 2023

For some companies, faxing is more important than ever. Learn the benefits faxes provide and the online fax services you should consider using.

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Fact or Fiction: 5 Common Downfalls of Data Visualizations
By Sanket Shah | January 23, 2023

Visuals can tell a story and explain complex ideas, but they must be used effectively. Learn the five biggest downfalls of data visualization.