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Stay up to speed with the latest technology for business. Learn about the software and security tools that can streamline and secure your business functions.

Latest Small Business Technology Tips, Trends and Advice

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What Is the Best Internet Speed for Your Business?
By Stella Morrison | November 08, 2023

Businesses must consider bandwidth so they operate effectively. Learn how to determine the internet speed your company needs and see ISP recommendations.

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Business Internet Buyers Guide
By Mark Fairlie | November 07, 2023

Being online is essential to conduct business, and in our helpful guide, we’ll show you how to find the right business internet service provider.

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What Is Ransomware?
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 07, 2023

Ransomware can hit businesses of any size. Here's how to keep your enterprise safe.

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The Shocking Truth: Why Every Company Is a Technology Company
By Kimberlee Leonard | November 07, 2023

Companies must adopt a tech mindset in their corporate identity. Learn why every business is a tech company and how to incorporate tech in your operations.

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10 Tips for Conducting an Effective Video Conference Call
By Jennifer Dublino | November 07, 2023

Video calls are integral to business communication. Learn video conference call tips and discover the best business phone systems for video conferencing.

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Data Delirium: Why and How You Should Embrace Big Data
By Mark Fairlie | November 06, 2023

Your SMB may have survived without big data. However, big data isn't just about big business anymore. Learn how to use big data to grow sales and profits.

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What Is a Document Repository?
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 06, 2023

A document repository can provide secure and efficient document storage for your business. Learn the benefits and get software recommendations.

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Importance of User Activity Monitoring
By Skye Schooley | November 06, 2023

Find out the advantages of tracking employees' device usage and the best monitoring software to use.

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10 Mobile Apps to Stay Connected With Your Team
By Sean Peek | November 06, 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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Top 10 Cloud Storage Services for Business
By Sean Peek | November 06, 2023

Cloud storage services offer affordable and flexible ways to store company data. Be mindful of the security concerns that come along with the technology.

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Ticket Management Best Practices: How to Effectively Manage Your Tickets
By Nicole Fallon | November 06, 2023

Learn how to manage your help desk tickets effectively with these ticket management system best practices.

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Why Your Construction Company Needs Smart Helmets
By Sean Peek | November 06, 2023

With built-in technology such as tracking tools, sensors and more, smart helmets can improve your construction team's safety, productivity and efficiency.

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A Small Business’s Guide to the Different Types of Cloud Services
By Kristy Blackmon | November 06, 2023

Small and midsize businesses can benefit from migrating to the cloud. Learn cloud service types and the pros and cons of moving operations to the cloud

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How to Create a Remote Help Desk for Your Business
By Skye Schooley | November 06, 2023

Check out our six-step process to create an effective remote help desk for your business and see recommended software.

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What Is Secure Remote Access?
By Nicole Fallon | November 06, 2023

Secure remote access allows employees and IT personnel to safely connect to and manage another user's desktop from a different location.

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11 Ways to Help Protect Your Company (and Customers) When Taking Payments Online
By Jennifer Dublino | November 06, 2023

Data breaches can cost a business time and money and destroy its reputation. Learn how to protect your customers and brand when accepting online payments.

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How to Build a Microsoft Document Management System
By Mark Fairlie | November 03, 2023

Discover how to build a customized Microsoft document management system for your business with the workflows, security and integrations you want.

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How Machine Learning Is Boosting Business Growth
By Mark Fairlie | November 03, 2023

Find out how machine learning is transforming business productivity and profitability.

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Remote PC Access — Is It Safe?
By Mark Fairlie | November 03, 2023

Connecting to any device over the internet, as you would through remote PC software, has risks. Follow these practices to access remote PCs securely.

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How Virtual Reality Is Changing Construction
By Danielle Fallon-O’Leary | November 03, 2023

The construction industry is using virtual reality to help improve design, safety and training. Discover how VR is altering the field.

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How Much Should You Spend on Small Business Security Systems?
By Mark Fairlie | November 02, 2023

Security is critical to a small business, but so is budgeting. This guide explains how much you should spend on security systems for your small business.

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Understanding Functions in PowerShell
By Adam Bertram | November 02, 2023

Don’t copy and paste the same code over and over again. Instead, create a PowerShell function and save yourself time.

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Why Speaking in Jargon Doesn’t Make You Look Smarter
By Mark Fairlie | November 01, 2023

Technical jargon has its time and place, but studies show employees are turned off by office jargon. Learn the dos and don'ts of using business buzzwords.

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How to Create a Web Scraping Tool in PowerShell
By Adam Bertram | November 01, 2023

Web scraping tools gather a website's pertinent information for you to peruse or download. Learn how to create your own web scraping tool in PowerShell.

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How to Clean and Speed Up Your Laptop
By Stella Morrison | November 01, 2023

These quick fixes allow you to clean and speed up your laptop so it runs like it did when you first bought it. See how to improve computer performance.

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Why Businesses Are Still Sending Faxes in 2024
By Mark Fairlie | November 01, 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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Best Uses for Tablets at Your Restaurant
By Sean Peek | November 01, 2023

Tablets make it easier for customers to order tableside and pay their bills quickly. Learn more about how your restaurant can use tablets.

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Why You Need an Acceptable Use Policy and How to Create One
By Andrew Martins | November 01, 2023

An acceptable use policy governs employee computer and internet use in the workplace. Learn what to include and how to create one.

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What Is Point-to-Point Wireless?
By Mark Fairlie | October 31, 2023

Businesses with multiple sites may benefit from a point-to-point wireless network. Learn how P2P internet works and how it boosts security and saves money.

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E-Commerce Website Security: 5 Best Practices to Protect Your Online Store
By Jack dsons | October 30, 2023

A secure platform is the foundation to protect your online store. Here are some security tips to keep your e-commerce site safe from fraud and hackers.