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Technology

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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Customers Own Their Data: If You Want To Use It, You Need To Ask for Permission
By Or Lenchner | August 21, 2020

Transparency and clarity must lead all data collection practices.

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What Is a POS System? (and Other Common Questions Answered)
By Skye Schooley | August 21, 2020

Learn what a POS system is, how it works and how your business can benefit from having one.

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Understanding PayPal Credit Card Fees
By Adam Uzialko | August 21, 2020

Using PayPal for credit card processing? Here's what you need to know about its fees.

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What Type of Employee Monitoring System Do You Need?
By Simone Johnson | August 21, 2020

Find out about the different types of employee monitoring tools you can use to keep your employees stay on task.

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PayPal Credit Card Processing: How to Accept Card Payments With PayPal
By Adam Uzialko | August 20, 2020

Accepting debit and credit card payments is easy with PayPal. Here's how to do it.

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Foolproofing Your Small Business Website From Failure and Attacks
By Anand Srinivasan | August 20, 2020

There's more to foolproofing your website than implementing anti-hacking measures.

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5 Ways to Reenvision the Intranet for a Post-Pandemic World
By Dhiraj Sharma | August 20, 2020

A modern intranet is a lifesaver for a growing business. Use it to connect your people, keep employees informed and empowered, and make your customers feel looked after, too.

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What is the scope of PowerApps in a business app? Are people using it?
By Nirav Parmar | 3 Answers | Last Activity on August 20, 2020

I want to know if PowerApps is booming or not? Are people using it for app development and does it have a good future? Please guide.

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What is the best live chat software for my website?
By Mia Vals | 40 Answers | Last Activity on August 20, 2020

I am a marketing manager in a real estate firm and for my company website I need a live chat software which will help me to provide instant online support to my clients.

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What is the annual cost of maintaining a website?
By Fran M. | 21 Answers | Last Activity on August 20, 2020

Take away development and design costs, once your website is up and running, how much money does it cost to maintain the website? Right now I am looking into Amazon Web Services. Also, what costs...

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What steps would you take in order to successfully create a sustainable eComm website?
By Michael Morgan | 11 Answers | Last Activity on August 20, 2020

Hi again everyone! So, I have been doing research for about 2-3 weeks now in regards to setting up a eComm type page. I have a unique opportunity to team up with a distribution center here in the...

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How to Successfully Lead a Global Remote Team
By Jacob Maslow | August 19, 2020

Today, there is a shift that is taking place. More people than ever are working remotely. Here's how remote working can be successful in today's world.

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How a Proper CMMS Software Helps Streamline Self-Storage Maintenance Management
By Mehdi Khalvati | August 17, 2020

Facilities and maintenance management software optimizes self-storage operations through automated workflows and key business analytics, resulting in reduced costs and satisfied customers.

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How to make pdf document read only without setting any password protection to the document?
By Mounica Yathavakilla | 9 Answers | Last Activity on August 14, 2020

I have a pdf file which i need to send to client and i want to make it read only without setting any passwords . And in the document , right click along with print option , saving , print screen ,...

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What Qualities Should You Look for in a Software Engineer?
By Nacho De Marco | August 13, 2020

Learn more about the ideal qualities to look for in a software engineer.

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6 Tools to Support Your Long-Term Remote Workforce
By Nicole Fallon | August 12, 2020

If your business shifted to a remote work model during COVID-19 and you intend to maintain those policies, you'll need the right tools to support your workforce for the long term.

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How a Scalable Conferencing Solution Cuts Upfront Costs and Grows With Your Business
By Nicole Fallon | August 12, 2020

Most modern businesses need a video conferencing solution. Growing businesses should choose a video conferencing platform that can scale with them as they grow.

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A Guide to Meta Tags and What You Need to Know to Improve Your Site's SEO
By Ryan Gould | August 12, 2020

Learn best practices, strategies, and expert tips to properly optimize the most important meta tags to increase your search engine rankings.

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Why Employee Monitoring Software Is Useful for Both Remote Work and the Office
By Nenad Lazarevic | August 11, 2020

Many businesses now think employee monitoring software is only useful for remote work. However, this software is a great aid in the office as well. Here are the benefits as well as concerns.

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Must-Have Tools to Keep Self-Employed Finances in Order
By Max Freedman | August 10, 2020

It can be difficult to manage your finances when you're self-employed. These tools make it easier to keep your finances in order.

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Should I upgrade to Windows 10 during the free trial?
By Preston Lawrance | 15 Answers | Last Activity on August 09, 2020

I keep getting bombarded by Microsoft to upgrade to Windows 10 but I am hesitant to do so since my Windows 7 Pro is working fine. What is the advantage to do so?

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Automation Doesn't Mean Losing Personalization
By Clate Mask | August 06, 2020

One of the great challenges of automated systems is losing some interaction with your leads and customers. But automation, done correctly, doesn't mean losing a personalized touch with customers.

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How to Clean and Speed Up Your Laptop
By Business.com Contributor | August 06, 2020

Make your laptop run faster with these seven quick fixes.

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How can I find a good software developing company?
By Kevin Smith | 10 Answers | Last Activity on August 03, 2020

Looking for a company that can make lead management software for our sales team. We are a small business dealing in the health equipment sector.

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How to Improve Your Online Store's Customer Experience
By Thomas Griffin | August 03, 2020

What kind of experiences do customers have when they visit your online store? If you're not sure, it might be time to think about how you can improve your site's CX.

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The Best Medical Billing Service Providers of 2020
By Adam Uzialko | July 31, 2020

Medical billing services enable medical practices to outsource the time-consuming and arduous process of managing claims and securing insurance payments. Discover the best medical billing service...

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Virtual Team-Building Activities Using Video Conference Calls
By Simone Johnson | July 31, 2020

Need ideas to boost morale for your remote team? Try one of these virtual team-building activities during your next video conference call.

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Pivot to the Next Normal: Leveraging Tech to Strengthen Your Team
By Mark Roberts | July 29, 2020

The fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic isn't over, and how we work as teams has changed. Technology can facilitate your team's ongoing transition without overtaking it.

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How can a customer support chatbot enhance my businesses' success?
By Ruth Hoffmann | 8 Answers | Last Activity on July 29, 2020

I'm planning to add a chatbot on my website to improve the customer experience. I'm looking forward to reading reviews from those who are already using chatbots. How has it benefited your business?

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How can I attract clients who need web design and development services?
By Nayan kumar | 6 Answers | Last Activity on July 28, 2020

I'm a professional freelance graphic designer, web designer, and web developer. I want to know what are the best ways or online marketing tips to get new clients.