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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That Was Easy: How to Make Payment Effortless for Clients
BY business.com editorial staff

The ideal payment processes are rooted in the preferences of your customer – not those of your staff, or even your ideal business model.

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Postage Meters Can Save Your Business Time and Money
BY Sean Peek

Postage meters are an inexpensive way to make direct mail more convenient.

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Need a Business Phone Number, but Not a Business Phone?
BY business.com editorial staff

You already have a cell phone to make calls. You don't need another phone for business. You need a business number to work on your phone.

Advice
How to Cope with the Repair Business Crisis During Coronavirus Epidemic?
QUESTION | BY Muhammad Waleed Siddiqui | 6 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/05/20

In the past few weeks, the graphs of all the industries, including the repair industry, have been going low due to the alarming threat of the pandemic ?The Coronavirus/COVID-19.? Everybody is...

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How Healthcare Management Software Can Help Medical Practices
BY business.com editorial staff

Healthcare providers stay organized with software for healthcare administration.

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6 Things Most Small Businesses Don’t Know About Credit Card Payment Processing
BY business.com editorial staff

There are risks when your business handles sensitive payment data. Here are six things most don't know about credit card processing.

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How to Change Your Business Address on Google and Yelp
BY Max Freedman

Follow these steps to notify online customers that you've moved your store.

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The Best Cloud Storage and Online Backup Services of 2020
BY Joshua Stowers

Looking for the best cloud backup services? We have easy-to-read, unbiased reviews and feature comparisons of the best cloud backup solutions in the industry.

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How to Boost Employee Wellbeing With Mobile During COVID-19
BY Jared Atchison

Maintaining team connections is more important than ever in this time of remote work and uncertainty. Here are some mobile tools and methods to boost your team's morale and productivity.

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How to Help Small Businesses Navigate Copyright Law
BY Andrew Martins

Copyright law makes it tricky for business owners to broadcast music at their stores. Find out how Feed.fm helps SMBs pump out the tunes without landing in hot water.

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Document Management Systems Explained
BY Kiely Kuligowski

Digitizing your paper records might seem like a gargantuan task, but with document management software, not only is it manageable, but it could vastly improve the way your business operates.

Article
A Guide to the Back End of a Mobile App
BY business.com editorial staff

When building a mobile app, it's important to ask yourself a few questions.

Article
How to Create a Remote Help Desk for Your Business
BY Skye Schooley

Follow this six-step process to create an effective remote help desk for your business.

Advice
Is it possible to get a website built for $500 - $1000?
QUESTION | BY Jenni Peters | 31 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 04/25/20

I have a domain name and a quote (but it's too much) so I need to find other quotes to build a professional PR & Events site to promote my business. Preferably in Melbourne and fast.

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The Benefits of Restaurant iPad POS systems
BY business.com editorial staff

After you setup your account, you and your employees will instantly be able to use your iPad POS system to assist your customers.

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Best Uses for Tablets at Your Restaurant
BY business.com editorial staff

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

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Pricing and Costs of Commercial Printers
BY business.com editorial staff

Here's what you should consider when buying or leasing a commercial printer.

Article
Ways to Pay: Credit Card Processing Tools All Small Businesses Should Use
BY business.com editorial staff

Small business owners compete with their peers for customer dollars. Here are credit card processing tools you should be using.

Advice
What is your go-to internet security/antivirus solution?
QUESTION | BY Andrew Martins | 4 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 04/21/20

With so many small businesses relying more and more on the internet these days, I was wondering what internet security and antivirus solutions (e.g. Kaspersky, Norton, etc.) people were using. What...

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Quality Data Only: How to Apply Data Minimization to Your Business
BY business.com editorial staff

Excess data is a vulnerability for your business. Minimize your data to reduce the risk.

Article
13 Tips for Before, During and After a Conference Call
BY Matt D'Angelo

Make sure your next conference call is a resounding success by following these 13 tips.

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Video Conferencing Technology Trends of 2020
BY Joshua Stowers

Looking for the latest video conferencing trends? Find out what's new and available now.

Advice
What are your recommendations for free online courses for small businesses?
QUESTION | BY Faisal Rehman | 6 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 04/18/20

I'm hoping to make the most of my free time during the coronavirus pandemic by taking some short (free) online courses. What are your recommendations for online courses/activities that I can do from...

Advice
I am looking for advice about creating an App, what are some of my options in terms of development?
QUESTION | BY John Ross | 18 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 04/17/20

I have an idea for a great app that I would like made so that I can gather information about my potential clients and customers as well as their clients and customers, however I have never made an...

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Committing to Eco-Friendly Packaging Practices Can Save Your Company Money
BY business.com editorial staff

Eco-friendly packaging is good for your bottom line and your customers.

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Best Rugged Smartphone Cases for Android and iPhone
BY business.com editorial staff

These cases will best protect your iPhone or non-rugged Android smartphone.

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How Curbside Pickup and Other Coronavirus-Related Tactics Are Changing Retail
BY Andrew Martins

To keep their businesses afloat, brick-and-mortar retailers are looking for new ways to reach customers in their homes.

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4 Security Tips to Keep Your Business Safe
BY business.com editorial staff

Keep your business secure with these four simple tips.

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The 10 Largest E-commerce Markets in the World by Country
BY business.com editorial staff

E-commerce is a global phenomenon, growing at a healthy rate in almost every country. These are the 10 countries seeing the most e-commerce success.

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How Will Blockchain Impact Digital Marketing?
BY business.com editorial staff

Many consider blockchain's value in the finance industry, but it also benefits marketers.