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Free and Affordable Apps That Will Get Your SB on the Right Track

Smartphone and technology apps that will help keep your small business productive and organized with integrated services to maximize your time Most sales and customer support teams will use multiple social media, CRM tools and cloud-service apps. It can be difficult to know which ones will work best and find one that can perform multiple tasks, so...

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Make Sure Your Start-Up Can Stand Up to Any Disaster

How cloud computing solutions can help back-up data and eliminate downtime for your business When hurricane Sandy made landfall in New York and New Jersey in 2012, it wasn’t just the homeowners and residents who were in trouble; businesses and their data centers were drowning in the storm as well. While Gawker’s datacenter, Datagram,...

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How to Use Technology to Improve Your Customer Support Strategies

Technology services like email, live chat and website forums can help small businesses be more responsive with customer service Instead of getting in the car to drive to a shopping mall or flipping through a phonebook to find a service company, many customers and small business owners now head to their computers when they...

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Using Multi-Purpose Small Business Tool Providers to Save Time and Money

Investing in small biz tools that deliver multiple marketing or productivity services can help your business cost-effectively accomplish more in less time Multi-purpose tools – or “dual-purpose” services – can be a great investment because they can deliver more than one service or function for your small business. From productivity tools that save you...

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How to Boost Employee Productivity for Small Business

Business owners and managers can improve employee productivity by using motivation, training, prioritization and technology strategies The current economic situation including soaring prices of basic commodities has affected everyone, families and small/home businesses. With slow sales, many small business owners have been pressured to cut costs by instituting time savings measures. Others have no...

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Low Cost Finance Tools to Organize Bookkeeping, Accounting and Tax Receipts

These small business finance and accounting tools can help minimize paperwork, streamline bookkeeping and automate sales and expense tracking to ensure finances are organized for tax time Knowing how you spend your money is a critical step in maximizing small budgets. Effectively tracking your daily business expenses will help you stay focused on budgets,...

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How to Get Business Receipts Digitally Organized for Tax Season

Businesses can save valuable time and maximize IRS returns by automating the organization of sales receipts, invoices and bank statements for tax season and throughout the year Each year small businesses everywhere are scrambling to get their expenses in order for tax season. Small business owners are busy juggling multiple tasks throughout the year...

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Communications Technology Tools to Increase Sales Productivity

Improve sales opportunities by using some of the latest trends in technology with these low-cost, money-saving communication tools and services that boost productivity for your growing small business Work smarter, not harder, right? Tough business environments require adopting new ways of working that boost your productivity, save you money and ultimately increase sales for...

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Low Cost Communication Tools and Resources for Small Businesses

New technology tools and services can help small businesses communicate with customers and prospects better, faster and cheaper Technology has changed the way small businesses compete and do business – from outsourcing basic business functions through hosted online services to new technology innovations that just make doing business easier. In addition to small business...