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Choosing the Right POS Technology for Your Small Business

Choosing the Right POS Technology for Your Small Business

This article was written in partnership with ShopKeep, an iPad POS System used by over 20,000 small businesses in the United States and Canada. Choosing the right point of sale (POS) technology is one of the many tasks for setting up your small business, and like other areas of building your business, it is complicated […]

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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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8 Things to Consider When Upgrading Your Company Laptops

We’re looking to upgrade the laptops we buy for our employees this year. What is one thing I should consider when comparing equipment other than price? 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 […]

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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 […]

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5 Task Management Solutions For Improved Team Collaboration

Task management software is an incredibly powerful tool that can help you assign tasks, track progress, share new information and drive collaboration within the team, all without having to track individual emails or hold frequent project review meetings. In a recent post, Ramon Ray briefly touched upon the benefits of task management software.  In fact whether you run […]

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How A Virtual Server Can Keep Your Business on Track During a Disaster

Technology in this day and age is an integral part of any business, large or small. With each employee comes another set of costs: a new PC, a tablet, a smart phone, dedicated email, each chipping away at the servers that contain everything. Perhaps your business requires a few servers, a few dozen, a few […]

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Improve Salesforce Productivity With Sales Route Mapping Software

Smartphones and tablets have become vital to the way sales professionals connect with information and data. A 2012 survey by the Aberdeen Group of 250 organizations on best sales techniques revealed that majority of the best-in-class businesses were allowing their sales force to remotely access tasks (71%), view/ edit CRM data (74%) and synchronize calendars/ […]

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Big Changes at Dell Including Release of Stunning New Latitude Ultrabooks and Laptops

As many have probably already heard, last Thursday Michael Dell, founder and Chief Executive of Dell, gained shareholders’ approval to buy and take Dell private at a price of $25 billion.With this change, he revealed that the company, which is currently the worlds third largest PC maker, will invest strongly in the personal computer and […]