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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.

Focus Pocus: How AI and Automation Can Improve Employee Focus

Regardless of whether an office handles development, managerial tasks, or houses the team on your customer service frontline, employee focus is essential. It makes for a good office atmosphere, it can boost productivity and efficiency, and it’s a signifier to high employee satisfaction. Yet it was reported last year that a staggering  85% of employees aren’t engaged – or are … [Read more...]

The Role Of Flexible Packaging In Food Packaging Industry

Packaging food has always been an important aspect of any food related business. But the advent and frequent use of flexible packaging materials has made the life easy for businesses in the food industry. If you go to any nearby supermarket to buy various food products, you will see a vast majority of food products in supermarket shelves are packaged with flexible packaging … [Read more...]

Budget-Friendly Ideas for a Truly Engaging Office Space

The design and layout of your office space will either inspire or completely discourage the productivity of your workers, so when choosing a design, you need to be very careful. However, if you’re a young business and just starting out, you probably won’t be able to afford to spend too much money on your office. What this means is that you’ll have to come up with an engaging … [Read more...]

Overcoming the Challenges of the Trucking Industry

The trucking business can be a lucrative field when it is managed correctly. No matter what parts of our lives end up converting to a digital format, there is no less need to be able to move things from place to place. You can't email someone a package, after all. Because it's such an enduring enterprise, there is less worry in trucking about the availability of business. … [Read more...]

How to Offer Profitable Free Shipping: An Infographic

If you ever shopped online, you may be familiar with this scenario: you find the product you like for the price you want to pay, go through the checkout process, but then gasp when you find out that you have to pay $10 for shipping. Do you follow through with the purchase, or are you like the 58% of shoppers who abandon the cart after seeing high shipping costs? As an … [Read more...]

How a Clean Office Can Boost Productivity: An Infographic

It’s no secret that a well-maintained working environment feeds greater productivity for several reasons ranging from the reduced likelihood of absenteeism from work-related illnesses to a reduction in time squandered on looking for important documents. In this infographic from Cleaning Services Group, you can see more on the correlation between a clean workplace and a … [Read more...]

Why Event Apps Need to Include a Chat Feature

These days, meetings don’t have to be like blind dates – people can gather information on each other before they meet for the first time, using social media and instant messaging. We’re not talking about online dating: business meetings can work in the same way using event apps. Organizing an important business meeting between two or more companies can be made much … [Read more...]

How to Keep Your Business Data Safe From Hackers

Hackers are a big issue in business right now, with plenty of companies experiencing data leaks and denial of service attacks. If you want to keep your business data safe, there are certain steps you need to take. Don’t rely on blind luck or not being targeted – your customers deserve better. Use these tips to secure your data as soon as possible. Identify Your Data The first … [Read more...]