Archive by category Cloud Computing

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 [...]

10 Tips to Making Dropbox a More Powerful Business Tool

10 Tips to Making Dropbox a More Powerful Business Tool

The cloud based data storage website Dropbox is a great way to manage your business information. Dropbox allows you to share large files with clients and employees without losing control of data, keep your team updated on what’s happening, track progress of assigned projects and tasks, auto-back up important files, encrypt information and much more, [...]

The Rise of Small Business: How Technology is Finally Favoring Mom’n’Pops Over Walmart

The Rise of Small Business: How Technology is Finally Favoring Mom’n’Pops Over Walmart

If you’ve booked a flight, read a book, or listened to a song recently, you are a walking testimony to how new technology can change entire industries. However, the unwelcome truth behind most new innovations is that they are accessible, at least at first, only to the lucky – and wealthy – few. Innovation can [...]