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Small Business Tools and Technology

Equipping articles offer you all the information you need to outfit your small business for success by helping you navigate through all of the “stuff” it takes to run a business. The articles here will help you to keep abreast of current technology and guide you in ways to make your place of work more functional and efficient.

Why DNA Storage Won’t Make Data Centers Obsolete

The subject of DNA storage is one that frequently crops up in the technology sector, offering a tantalizing alternative to current data storage options. A topic that is often discussed in combination with DNA data storage, is that of data centers and whether they will become obsolete in the future once this new form of biological data storage is adopted on a wider scale. What … [Read more...]

The Best Employer Branding Techniques

The recruitment process for new talent can be difficult. You have to find the right person, acquaint them with your company and its work culture, and familiarize them with the corporate mission. Employer branding is a way to eliminate the need for this long process. To get the most value out of your employees, it is essential that they identify with your brand; it leads to … [Read more...]

How Many Fire Marshals Do I Need?

Fires are devastating. A business could be ruined by a severe one, and that’s assuming nobody was hurt. That’s why fire marshals are so important and why businesses need specially trained individuals to prevent sparks from becoming blazes and to save people from injury. It’s also essential that you respect government guidelines, such as the Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order … [Read more...]

Choosing the Best CRM System for Your Business

One of the most challenging tasks of a business is choosing the most appropriate Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system. There are hundreds of potential tools in the market, all of which come with different prices and different functionalities. This exerts too much pressure on the sales director whose responsibility it is to choose the best CRM software for the … [Read more...]

Top 6 Benefits of Smartphones for Small Businesses

Small business owners are always struggling to find ways that will help their businesses to operate on a shoestring budget and compete with large and established corporations. With this in mind, startups cannot compete financially with multinational organizations without incorporating smartphones into their operations. Simply put, small business owners depend on smartphones … [Read more...]

How to Create a Better Connected, Modern Workplace

Advances in technology are changing the way we work, meet, and collaborate. Due to the growing popularity of remote working and flexible hours, businesses are having to find new ways to keep their teams connected; turning to various forms of visual communication and cloud-based solutions to make it easier for employees to work closer together. The modern workplace needs … [Read more...]

When to Use Google Translate for Business and When to Use a Professional Translation Service

Google Translate is one of the most popular free Google services available today, and can translate up to 100 billion words every day into as many as 103 languages. Businesses all around the world rely on Google Translate to help them communicate with their international clients and customers. There are times, however, when a professional translation service might be a more … [Read more...]

How Tech Trends Change the Way We Build a Business

In the 1820s the first industrial revolution changed economies from simple agricultural-based to manufacturing. New machines with  steam powered engines opened up business in iron production and chemical manufacturing. Electricity was the main highlight of the second industrial revolution between 1870 and 1914. Together with petroleum and steel, they led to new products and … [Read more...]

Top 5 Products to Counteract Ice and Snow

Winter's here, which means there's a good chance of seeing some pretty unpleasant weather. Whether it's ice underfoot first thing in the morning or a full-on snowstorm, it pays to be prepared. That way you ensure the safety of yourself and your loved ones. Lack of proper preparation can lead to inconvenience and even injury. With that in mind, here are 5 products you can buy … [Read more...]

Using Drones to Enhance Business

Drones are amazing gadgets used in the military, for personal use, and they can even be used for helpful business-related tasks as well. Not all drones are created equal though. With many available, it can be hard to find the exact kind you need for your business venture. There are many things you must take into consideration before flying a drone for commercial use including … [Read more...]