Author Archives: Miguel Leiva-Gomez

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Miguel Leiva-Gomez is the owner of The Tech Guy, a blog that presents futuristic and current news about technology with a light touch of humor, catering to the average consumer and prospective investor. Miguel has been working with computers and gadgets for more than a decade, working together with people to help them solve their problems and breaking down complex concepts into simple bite-sized pieces that the average Joe can chew.

What is ERP? Does It Have a Place In Small Business?

The internet has really opened up things for small businesses all across the globe. Because of the proliferation of the cloud, smaller enterprises can compete with the bigwigs and tap into markets that only were previously available to larger companies with more locations. This new era of competition has made running a small business increasingly [...]

Small Business IP Phone Services: A Guide To Choosing The Right System For Your Business

Up until the ’90s, phone systems were very boring. They simply weren’t anything you ever had a conversation about. So much has changed since then, and you’ll notice how much enthusiasm is expressed now by people who have the know-how on telecommunications. Phones have never failed to maintain their title as the most monumental devices, [...]

3 Services That Help Add A Face to the Name on Your Contact List

Since the advent of email, the contact list has become an icon of social connections across the internet. Nothing seems to better symbolize who we know than looking through that long list of names. The problem most of us experience is that our contact lists can get pretty long over time. Some email services automatically [...]

Need Email Marketing Help? Here Are 9 Necessary Steps to Getting Customers to Open (And Read) Your Emails

Let’s say you dump your old email marketing software and employ the fanciest one on the planet. Are your sales going to increase because of it? Not even marginally. Steve Jobs once said that “it’s not the tools that you have faith in – tools are just tools.” He hit the nail right on the [...]

Two Signs You Need To Perform CPR On Your Website and the Five Steps To Bring It Back To Life

There are two principal reasons why a person would build a website: to sell a product or to gain attention through stories. In both cases, you need to appeal to your visitors and make sure they do what you want them to. Once you have visitors, it’s important that they stay on your site. To [...]

5 Mobile Financial Solutions That Are Smart For Small Business

Making money is fun, but accounting for it can be a total bore. How much time every day do you dedicate to simply organizing your finances? We’re living in an era where cloud technology has dominated the enterprise space. Surely there must be at least a few mobile financial solutions that you can use to [...]

File Storage and Sharing Provider Egnyte Goes All Google On Us

What’s better than having a hybrid cloud where you can store files on- and off-premise? A hybrid cloud that also lets you import files from Google Drive, of course! Egnyte, a provider of file sharing, large file transfer, collaboration and backup services,  has recently integrated Google Drive into its platform, allowing you to make use [...]

Why Getting Away Releases Your Creative Juices and Helps Spawn Your Best Ideas

Have you ever taken a soothing shower and some idea just popped into your head? It probably was a good one, wasn’t it? Some of the best ideas come up when people are relaxed and, most importantly, happy. But how does unloading in a sauna-like environment help people achieve this kind of mantra? Is it [...]

What Social Network Should I Advertise On? A Quick Guide To Advertising On Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

For many small businesses around the world, social media advertising can be a bit frustrating. Each social network has its own culture, personality, and everything revolves around the kinds of people they appeal to. You have your all-around networks, like Facebook and Twitter; and then you have your professional buttoned-up networks, like LinkedIn. Each one [...]

Task Management Tool Asana Gets in Touch With Its Googly Side

Today, the Internet has about 2.4 billion users. Do you know how many of them are using Google products? Anywhere between 42 and 63 percent of them, according to Pingdom. That’s a significant chunk of the Internet relying solely on Google and all its products. In all likelihood, you are among that percentage which uses [...]