How Great Online Accounting Can Save Your Business

Every business survives or fails because of whether it is staying in the red or black. It is hard to keep any kind of business afloat if you are spending more then you are taking in, that is an easy statement to make.

Cloud accounting

But what if you aren’t really sure how your business is doing? Sure, you have cash in the bank and happy customers, but are you really making a profit? This is the all important question that can only be answered with a good accounting system.

These days, more and more, that accounting system will be online accounting or cloud accounting.…

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The Importance of Access Point Management of Tech for Small Business

If you own or run a small business, then you know just how important your ability to leverage technology is to the success of that business. As the business world continues to see the development of communication technology improve in leaps and bounds, the use of it has become a critical component of the smaller business CEO.

Business team

We all know how the advent of email has increased the pace of business. But at the same time it levelled the playing field for many smaller companies to engage and communicate with all levels of business. But in the end, your technology is only as good as your management of it.…

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Can You Do Business From A Phablet? 4 Reasons To Choose A Mid-Size Device

A few years ago, we couldn’t have imagined the phablet as a device format. The device, which is somewhere between a smart phone and a tablet in size – hence the moniker – developed in response to the expanding functionality of the smartphone. Smartphones could do a lot, but the screens weren’t quite big enough. At the same time, tablets were larger than many people wanted to drag around.

Samsung S7 Edge

For some, the phablet is just another device in the litany of products we all carry around these days, but there are some definite advantages to using phablets for business purposes.

If you’re not sure whether to take on this midsize device, here are 4 factors to consider.…

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Spying On Cell Phone of Employees from Across the Globe

Mobile BI helps businesses to spot, collect, analyze, and use valuable business data to improve sales and revenues, while managing costs. Although the concept of Mobile BI shows monumental growth in businesses, incidences involving employees compromising sensitive company data are on the rise. This explains why the use of apps for spying on cell phone of employees is necessary for business owners across the world.

Mobile business intelligence

Mobile Business Intelligence is a growing trend in the world, and it has been around for nearly a decade or more. Its success comes because of the advantages smartphones offer in this new mobile computing era.…

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Three Tips For Protecting Your Business Online

When it comes to doing business online, there are plenty of areas where you business could face danger. From hackers crashing your website and stealing information from you and your customers, to adware and spyware making use of your computer a pain, and costing you a good deal of money. For every way there is to protect your computer a hacker seems to come up with some new attack.

Online security

All you can do is your best. Make sure that you have all of the items set in place to protect you and your customer’s information, and make sure that you are updating that software often.…

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Handling Tech Issues with Online Conferencing

The way modern business is conducted is changing quickly, and it is important not to be left behind. Rapidly evolving technology is giving us the chance to do more than we ever thought possible, both in and out of the office.

Online conferencing for IT tech support

With greater convenience and ease of communication, expectations rise on behalf of both clients and colleagues. Everyone is expected to be connected at all times, and when something goes wrong, it can feel like the sky is falling.

With so many ways to stay in touch and keep on top of things, there is no reason a company needs to be left in the lurch though.…

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The Power of Video for Growing Businesses

When it comes to successfully growing a business in the age of the internet, few tools are more powerful than video. It can be used in dozens of different ways and is exponentially more compelling than any other form of marketing or branding.

Vlogger creates a marketing video

Unfortunately, with so many different possible strategies, brands often get confused by which ones to implement for best results. In order to point you in the right direction, we’ve uncovered some of the top-returning strategies for 2016 and beyond.

1. Develop a Robust YouTube Channel

YouTube is the place to begin. Despite the fact that there are 4 billion video views per day, only 9 percent of small businesses leverage the platform.…

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Secure Your Website without Paying a Steep Price

An online presence is increasingly becoming essential for small to medium enterprises. The minimal requirement is to have your brand online, and to update your website regularly. Otherwise, you run the risk of losing to competition, who may be thriving with a more active online presence.

Secure HTTP

However, this comes at a cost that many SMBs may not be ready or willing to afford, namely security. Ensuring the security of your business website is absolutely critical, whether you are running an e-commerce business or if you’re simply gathering data from your users in some form. If this data is not gathered and stored securely, you are facing a huge business risk.…

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Testing Isn’t Only for the Technical Team: The Tests Your Business Needs to Be Doing

Frequently, when we talk about testing, we are talking about tests done by a dedicated testing team. More recently, development have also had to think about developer testing.

User acceptance testing (UAT)

There are many different types of testing: development testing and automated testing such as unit testing, integration testing and regression testing; as well as manual testing performed by dedicated QA staff. One important type of testing that is frequently overlooked is business process testing, such as UAT.

What is UAT?

When you make a change in your ERP system, whether they are testing SAP ERP or Oracle EBS, you want to make sure it does what it is supposed to do.…

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4 Compelling Reasons Why Business Dashboards are Important to SMB’s

As a small business owner you already understand the importance of being able to collate and monitor data, to help you align your business in the future. However, this is often a time consuming process which could be made easier with the help of a business dashboard.

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Through a convenient ‘easy-to-read’ visual display, dashboards pull complex data relevant to your company from multiple areas and present it on one screen. This includes information such as key performance indicators and metrics. This data can then be used to channel behaviour to deliver better results and grow your business.

Now you have a basic understanding of what a business dashboard is, let’s delve deeper and take a closer look at 4 compelling reasons why business dashboards are important to SMB’s.…

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