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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.

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...]

4 Things to Consider Before Purchasing Commercial Property for Your Business

Business premises can play a huge part in the overall success of your business and when it comes to purchasing commercial property, you should be well informed as to what the pros and cons are. While most business – especially start-ups – choose to rent their business premises initially, there are many advantages that come with buying business property as opposed to renting. … [Read more...]

Self-Improvement Tips for Entrepreneurs in the New Year

If you aren’t making self-development your focus, you’re just sitting on life’s sidelines. That means the question is, are you actually happy with your life? It doesn’t matter how you answer, you need to know that you have the power within you to make it better than it is right now. The power to do this is within each of us. You just need a small nudge to begin. To that … [Read more...]

Planting for Erosion Control at Your Small Business Location

At this point, there can be very little doubt that in a changing environment and changing ecology, we as people need to be better stewards of the land around us. There does not even need to be some sort of environmentalist basis for it; in many cases, this can even become a purely economic and quality of life question. This is truest in places that border bodies of water. In … [Read more...]

Software Technology and Its Impact on Business Operations

The global economy is getting digitized with firms integrating innovative technology in every aspect of doing business. Moreover, it is such changes that are making firms initiate transformative organizational adjustments to make the most out of the new digital technologies. In case you are wondering, this doesn’t mean a replacement of human labor; software technology in the … [Read more...]