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How CRM boosts business revenue

April 7th, 2015
How CRM boosts business revenue

There are several factors that contribute to a business’s success, whether it’s a good location, quality products and services or a well-planned marketing strategy. But in addition to these, the one important component that every company should have is a reliable customer relationship management (CRM) system.

4 ways to save your business from disaster

April 6th, 2015
4 ways to save your business from disaster

The one mistake most small business owners make is not thinking about a disaster before it happens. Unfortunately, when their businesses are threatened with a sudden flood and massive data loss, it’s already cost them plenty of time and money. Disasters can come in a variety of forms, whether as a result of natural causes or man-made errors – but it’s important to remember that the damage they cause can be minimized.

Facebook page likes dropped? Here’s why

April 2nd, 2015
Facebook page likes dropped? Here’s why

If you use a Facebook page to promote your business online, you’ll know that your like count – the number of users who have liked your page – is among the most critical metrics you monitor in order to understand the reach and success of your social marketing activities.

Essential tips for email security

April 1st, 2015
Essential tips for email security

Email is one of the best things the internet has made possible. We use email to signup for websites, apply for jobs, make payments, and much more. But when we put more sensitive information into our emails, we also are exposing ourselves to the risk of data theft.

Benefits of data warehouses for business

March 31st, 2015
Benefits of data warehouses for business

In today’s competitive business environment, large companies have operations in many places within their home country and other parts of the world. Each of their branch offices may generate huge volumes of data on a daily basis, and corporate decision makers require access to those data sources.

How break/fix is eating at your profits

March 24th, 2015
How break/fix is eating at your profits

Have you started to wonder if your break/fix contractor is fixing your IT problems to the best of his abilities? Does he seem to be showing up to your office more and more, repairing the same problem time and again? If so, it may be time to consider another option: Managed Services.

8 popular business continuity terms

March 23rd, 2015
8 popular business continuity terms

Businesses can face disasters at the most unexpected times, whether that’s a flash flood that takes down your servers or a sudden power outage during a thunderstorm. And when these events do happen, you as a business owner must have a business continuity plan (BCP) in place, to ensure that your company doesn’t go out of business for good.

Enhanced sign-in security for Venmo

March 18th, 2015
Enhanced sign-in security for Venmo

With the threat of sophisticated intrusion on the rise, there has never been a more important time to be vigilant about IT security. Whether it’s selecting a difficult-to-guess password and then changing it frequently, or remembering to properly log out of social networking sites when using a shared computer, there are plenty of simple steps we can all take to better protect ourselves online.

Knowing the basics of Business Intelligence

March 17th, 2015
Knowing the basics of Business Intelligence

If your business is not already using business intelligence systems, you are at a distinct disadvantage against the competition, and are failing to maximize a truly valuable opportunity to understand your position in the market. Business intelligence takes raw business data and converts it into insights that you can not only understand, but which offer a valuable view of your company’s current standing, where it’s headed and what you need to do to get there.

Optimize your social media hashtags

March 16th, 2015
Optimize your social media hashtags

Remember years ago when you first saw a number sign followed by an unspaced phrase popping up online? Who would have thought that hashtags would turn out to be one of the most useful tools on social media platforms today. In fact, different social media sites utilize hashtags in different ways.