Businesses of all sizes are increasingly using technology, both software and hardware, to run their businesses. This has led to the increase in the importance of having someone to supervise IT firms. Managed IT support has become an indispensable aspect to help them in its… Read More »5 Reasons Why You Absolutely Need A Managed IT Support For Your Small Business
The foreign exchange market is not reserved for professionals. Even naive traders can be part of the foreign exchange market. But there is one thing that a naïve trader should understand, that is, devise a trading plan. In order to earn good profits, you should… Read More »How to design your own trading plan
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxJfwkjbhX4?rel=0] It's time for another edition of This Week in Small Business. In this series, I take a look at three of my favorite articles on Small Business Trends last week. I'm usually accompanied by a guest to review these stories and this week… Read More »This week in small business, how will the Supreme Court decision on sales tax affect you?
FinancialForce's Fred Studer: To grow in the economy of services, you can not just pack and sell products
Earlier this week, I attended Community Live 2018, the annual user conference set up by FinancialForce, an ERP cloud solution and Professional Service Automation (PSA) native to the Salesforce platform. One of the key points to remember is the speech of Tod Nielsen, CEO of… Read More »FinancialForce's Fred Studer: To grow in the economy of services, you can not just pack and sell products
The benefits of today's portable computing devices come with a disadvantage, the limited screen display. Duo, a product of Mobile Pixels, is a truly portable dual-screen portable accessory that attaches to the back of your laptop to increase your productivity up to 50%. Duo is… Read More »Check Out Duo, a second portable screen for your business notebook
It is painful to start a new business for the wrong reasons. As a mentor for future entrepreneurs, one of my challenges is to make sure their idea suits them. For example, I have a friend who is a self-proclaimed "greedy" who wants to create… Read More »How to choose a business model that is a match for you
Start-up budgets, especially in the early stages, are almost by definition extremely limited. A typical startup is usually a handful of motivated people with a great idea and a vision to make big. Not having the resources to hire people left and right means that… Read More »Boot Dilemma: Do it yourself or hire a professional?
Preparing your business for an upcoming compliance audit is not an easy task, and can not be rushed if you hope to avoid rigid regulatory fees. Many business leaders and even accounting professionals nevertheless have a hard time making sure their operations are compliant and… Read More »How to prepare your business for a compliance audit
Having a mobile app allows customers to more easily engage with your brand, but it's not as simple as most people think. Simply doing an application for your business does not guarantee its success. You will also need to make sure your app has what… Read More »Critical Elements for Creating and Commercializing Successful Applications
Not all companies should have (or need) venture capital to succeed. As the researcher and former VC Dileep Rao point out, "the reality is that most companies are not qualified for venture capital and will never do so." However, a highly scalable company should not… Read More »3 key elements of a successful fundraiser
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We all have our personal pets when it comes to customer service. (For me, that's when a server asks, "Are you still working on it?") But some customer service troubles are almost universal – and according to a survey reported in MarketingProfs, these are the… Read More »5 Best Ways to Manage the Worst Pets of Your Customers
The United States has recently announced tariffs for many countries on steel and aluminum, but Australia has benefited from an exemption. While this is good news for many Australian companies, the announcement is worrisome for those who know the real effects that could arise from… Read More »All you need to know about the actual effects of Australia's exemption on US tariffs
The new portfolio of Cloud RICOH workflow solutions will enable small businesses to access an affordable subscription service to reduce manual processes. RICOH (TYO: 7752) seeks to eliminate manual steps while reducing manual data entry and managing the interoperability of different systems. The company claims… Read More »Ricoh Deploys Cloud Solutions for Small Businesses
The integration of a small business or the creation of an LLC has several advantages, including the protection of owners and shareholders against personal liability and the prevention of misunderstandings between divisions of the company. 39; shares. The process of integrating your small business can… Read More »7 Places to Integrate Your Small Business Online