Archive by category Cloud Computing

Simplifying Your Life Through Automation

Simplifying Your Life Through Automation

Ramon Ray, Founder of Smallbiztechnology and Publisher of Smart Hustle Magazine, recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Nina Kaufman, Founder of Business Exponential, on “Simplifying Your Life Through Automation“. As a technology evangelist, Ramon knows how important it is to make smart and strategic tech decisions as a way to help grow and automate your [...]

New Features from Xero Makes Accounting That Much Easier for Small Business

New Features from Xero Makes Accounting That Much Easier for Small Business

Most companies want to “work smarter, not harder” and as most business owners know, the best way to do this is through the use of technology. Take Xero for example, an easy-to-use online accounting software for small businesses. They know how important good technology is for small businesses and continue to add features to their software that [...]

Save Time and Secure Your Business with a Password Management Tool

Save Time and Secure Your Business with a Password Management Tool

How many passwords do you have? If you’re like most business owners, the answer is “too many.” In the course of a month, the average individual visits over 25 different password-protected websites. That’s a lot of information to remember. To make it simpler, some people use the same password for multiple sites; in fact, 65% [...]

The 10 Best Invoicing Apps for Service-Based Businesses

The 10 Best Invoicing Apps for Service-Based Businesses

Name your favorite invoicing app or software for service-based businesses (please include a link) and explain 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 StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Plasso [...]

Google vs. Microsoft: Which is Better for Your Business? [Video]

Google vs. Microsoft: Which is Better for Your Business? [Video]

Things got awfully heated at the 2014 Small Business Summit as Michael Spadaro, Profound Cloud and Melanie Gass, Centerpoint Solutions go head to head about Google vs. Microsoft and which one is better for your business. As the debate starts, questions are thrown at Michael and Melanie in regards to the programs capabilities for document creation, [...]

How Retailers and Small Businesses Can Grow With Less [Video]

How Retailers and Small Businesses Can Grow With Less [Video]

In the past ten years, the functionality of work offices has changed drastically.  Gone are the days of notebooks and filing cabinets and here are the days of cloud computing and using new technology and apps to run your business.  In this presentation from the 2014 Small Business Summit, Jason Richelson, founder of ShopKeep, gives us the [...]

Modern Technology Debunks Small Business Myths

Modern Technology Debunks Small Business Myths

There are a whole lot of small business myths out there that are just no longer true in today’s technologically advanced world. In order to debunk these myths, I’ve teamed up with Microsoft to create a series of videos that will help educate and inform small business owners. What kind of myths are we talking [...]

8 Tools to Efficiently Manage Temp and Remote Team Workers

8 Tools to Efficiently Manage Temp and Remote Team Workers

What is your favorite tool for managing temporary (contract or project-based) team workers, 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 StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Basecamp We have [...]

Online Cloud vs Local Computer File Storage. Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive – Which One Is Best For Your Business?

Online Cloud vs Local Computer File Storage. Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive – Which One Is Best For Your Business?

Over the past few weeks I’ve taken a look at Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive. All three of these online file storage products let you store and synchronize your files across multiple devices and let you access them from anywhere you can get an Internet connection. As I’m writing this, I”d be remiss to not [...]