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accelerate your business

Accelerate Your Business Recap: It’s Time to Upgrade Your Aging Devices!

Recently, I had the honor of speaking at the Accelerate Your Business symposium, presented by Microsoft, Dell and Intel and taking place in Denver on May 4. Couldn’t attend? I realize that there are SmallBizTechnology readers located all over the country (and the world!), so I wanted to share a recap of the event and […]

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Staples & HP Partner on the Latest Innovative Printing Technology for Small Business Owners

Staples and HP are two brands that are well known to the small business community. Each has a history of finding innovative solutions to help small business owners operate more efficiently, so when I heard that they teamed up with the release of their latest printing technology, I knew that you’d want to hear about […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Entrepreneur Advice to Grow Your Small Business

Smart Hustle Recap: SXSW 2016 Coverage, Mark Cuban Quotes, and More

South by Southwest (SXSW) is an annual set of conferences and festivals that takes place every year in mid-March in Austin, Texas. Although much of the event is tailored to the entertainment community (film and music), it also includes interactive media where businesses from around the country and the world set up booths to demonstrate […]

old IT equipment

11 Cool Things to Do With Old IT Equipment

What is one creative way I can get rid of old (but still functioning) computer/IT equipment when I upgrade our office’s machines? 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 […]

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10 Solutions for Payroll That Will Make Your Life Easier

What platform does your company use for payroll and why do you like it? 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. ADP We currently use ADP for […]

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Intel Small Business Advantage: A One-Stop Solution to Boost Productivity and Security (Interview with Intel’s Chad Constant)

In today’s world, there is an abundance of technology for small businesses, a fact that can sometimes be a blessing and sometimes a curse. On the one hand, nearly any problem you have has a technological solution. On the other hand, many small business owners find themselves gathering so many different programs and apps that […]

Are You Tracking Your KPI Metrics? New Staples Quick Wins KPI App Can Help

Are You Tracking Your KPI Metrics? New Staples Quick Wins KPI App Can Help

Are you currently tracking your KPI metrics? If you said no (and if you don’t even know what KPI stands for) then you’re not alone. KPI stands for key performance indicator, and a recent Staples survey found that more than half of business owners aren’t tracking these important business metrics as often as they should. […]

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How Can You Keep Your Tech Working Better? A Tech Evangelist’s 7 Useful Tips To Help

Busy professionals rely on their computers and mobile devices to do business. Even one sudden glitch can seriously derail a businessperson’s day, getting in the way of completing work and potentially cutting off communication with customers. For that reason, it’s essential that professionals keep their technology in top shape at all times. We’ve partnered with […]