Archive of December 2016

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Using Technology to Keep Employees Connected and Productive through the Winter

  During winter, employees might be finding it difficult to stay plugged in at work. Kicking off the cold weather with the holidays, then entering the new year with the flu season and an inevitable slew of snow and ice storms, business owners are turning to cloud-based technology to maintain employee productivity. Cloud-based services, including cloud unified communication […]

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Smart Cybersecurity Dials Down Danger

Gosh. Seems a month doesn’t go by without a new story about hackers breaching some computer system. These stories, paradoxically, can numb people—including small CPA firms—to cybersecurity risks. But that’s unfortunate for a couple reasons. First, security risks continue to grow.  Second, and maybe more actionable, you can take concrete steps to dial down your […]

11 Routine Processes That Small Business Owners Can Automate

What is one thing (bookkeeping, digital marketing, etc.) that small business owners should consider automating and why? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. SEO  […]

Mobile Ecommerce

GoDaddy Enhances Mobile Shopping With ApplePay and Shopping Cart Intelligence

Apple is the leading mobile payment solution for many retailers. GoDaddy announced that today small business retailers using GoDaddy can now let their customers buy with Apple Pay. GoDaddy also announced 3 upgrades to its shopping cart features. These upgrades include: Smart mobile checkout: redesigned checkout flow to minimize all friction points for customers to complete […]