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Ramon’s Day At Microsoft Headquarters. 8 Things To Know About Microsoft and Your Business

Ramon’s Day At Microsoft Headquarters. 8 Things To Know About Microsoft and Your Business

    A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to spend a day at Microsoft headquarters. I was joined by a handful of other small business influencers (that’s what larger companies call those of us who speak, write, author, and etc – all focused on the small business market). During our day together, my [...]

New Electronic Signature Option from Citrix Boosts Productivity and Helps Go Paperless

New Electronic Signature Option from Citrix Boosts Productivity and Helps Go Paperless

Working and doing business remotely just got a little easier with the new Citrix acquisition of RightSignature. The recent Citrix announcement informed us that RightSignature will be integrated with Citrix ShareFile to enable electronic signatures of important digital documents. Citrix ShareFile is a system that allows you to collaborate with team members and business partners [...]

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, [...]

8 Online Invoicing and Time Tracking Tools for Small Business

8 Online Invoicing and Time Tracking Tools for Small Business

One of the biggest challenges for many small business owners is managing finances, especially time tracking and invoicing. While there are many online solutions to choose from, finding one that meets all your businesses specific needs can be difficult. So we went on a quest to find the best in online invoicing and time tracking solutions [...]

HR Rules and Regs Are Impossible To Keep Up With. ThinkHR Has A Solution

HR Rules and Regs Are Impossible To Keep Up With. ThinkHR Has A Solution

Running a business is not easy. Sure there’s the joys of freedom and passion as indicated in the latest Infusionsoft Small Business Survey , however there are so many challenges. Tax compliance, regulatory compliance, marketing to get more customers and to keep the ones you have. For businesses who are growing, another headache is human resources management [...]

6 Pre-Launch Plans for a Successful Tech Change

6 Pre-Launch Plans for a Successful Tech Change

When making a major tech change, what is one thing your CTO or lead developer should include in a pre-launch plan so the whole team is on the same page? 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 [...]

2 Reasons Google Beats Microsoft in the Cloud

2 Reasons Google Beats Microsoft in the Cloud

There have been a number of epic rivalries throughout history –  Hatfield v. McCoy, Ali v. Frazier, Connors v. McEnroe, Coke v. Pepsi, Yankees v. Red Sox; iOS v. Android – all of which have proponents from one side or the other spewing why they are clearly better than their rival. Well, there is another battle [...]

Should Small Business Buy Refilled Ink Cartridges? HP’s Answer Might Surprise You.

Should Small Business Buy Refilled Ink Cartridges? HP’s Answer Might Surprise You.

In an understandable effort to save money, many small business owners have considered and/or used refilled ink cartridges for their inkjet or laserjet printers. If they’re not “refilled”, I know many folks have bought printing ink (toner) supplies that are not manufactured by their original manufacturer. I think part of this debate could be like religion and [...]