Published: November 15, 2017, 5:20 am
Red Flags: 4 Signs You Need ERP Software
As a dedicated business owner, you want the best for your company. For this reason, you are always on the lookout for ways to improve operations.
If this sounds like you, it’s likely you’ve encountered some issues that aren’t easy to solve. Fortunately, new advances in business technology are helping owners and managers fix problems that were once unsolvable.
Below are 4 signs you need Enterprise Resource Planning, or ERP software, to reinvigorate your business.
You Want to Integrate Different Departments
In the past, it was common practice for companies (Read more...
Published: November 13, 2017, 11:13 am
These 7 Mobile Design Tips Will Boost Your Sales
As we near 2018, the “mobile first” mantra should seem like old news to savvy marketers. For the first time in history, mobile officially accounts for more than 50% of all web traffic. In the e-commerce realm, mobile’s share is even higher: nearly 60% in Q2 2015, according to Andrew Meola of Business Insider. The figure has assuredly grown since then.
If your retail website isn’t already optimized for mobile traffic, or at least responsive to small-screen viewing, it’s time to get on the stick.
There’s a right way and a (Read more...
Published: November 8, 2017, 2:01 am
Is There Still a Place for a Phone on Your Office Desk?
Over the years, there have been many technological advances in the field of communications. It’s now common for businesses to rely almost exclusively on social media, email and instant messaging applications to communicate both internally and externally.
Does this mean it’s time to say goodbye to the good old telephone? Not by a long shot. The phone still reigns supreme over other more modern forms of communication.
Evolution of the Phone
Since its invention by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876, the phone has come to enjoy widespread (Read more...
Published: November 6, 2017, 1:45 am
Cryptocurrency Blockchains: The Key to a Better Gig Economy
Bitcoin emerged as the world’s first decentralized cryptocurrency back in 2009. By internet standards, this concept has largely stood the test of time. It is more popular—and valuable—than ever before.
Cryptocurrencies have had many valuation ups and downs over the years. Nonetheless, they have had a positive effect on the lives of people all over the world. In particular, self-employed online freelancers have benefited.
The Growing Gig Economy
The online labor market for jobseekers has grown exponentially over the past several years. Moreover, observers don’t expect this growth (Read more...
Published: November 6, 2017, 1:40 am
Get Better Measurement Results from Your Metrology Machine
Metrology is the science of measurements. But if you run a shop that depends on metrology machines for your work, you already know this.
There is no such thing as an all-purpose metrology machine. Every piece of metrology equipment is better suited to a specific task than another. And every shop has its own unique setup of equipment that works best for its processes and components.
From comparative gauges to coordinate measuring machines, touch trigger probes to vision systems, portable arms to laser scanners, there is a metrology machine for just about (Read more...
Published: October 30, 2017, 3:38 am
How to Improve Your Business Operations with Technology
Ask yourself, “How can my business operations benefit from technology?”
Many businesses have been profitable for decades without ever integrating technology into their day-to-day business operations. However, businesses who fail to adapt to modern technology are slowly fading into the background. Just look at how quickly Uber overtook the taxi industry. It may be time for you to consider integrating innovative technology into your business, if you haven’t done so already.
Below, we discuss several types of technology that can benefit almost any type of business, whether it’s small or (Read more...
Published: October 30, 2017, 3:34 am
Should I Be Using Business Broadband?
Whether you should be using residential or business broadband largely depends on the type of business you run. However, each has its advantages and disadvantages.
Research and Review
Business broadband has a good many benefits. If you’re a regular user it makes sense to choose a business broadband package. Check out broadband comparison sites to see what other people have to say about the providers in your area. This can help you choose the right Internet service provider as well as pick the right package the first time.
A speedy, reliable broadband service (Read more...
Published: October 30, 2017, 2:56 am
Make Business Travel More Enjoyable with Bluetooth Wireless Headsets
Do you travel a lot for your business? If so, all that time spent sitting around in airports and being aboard a plane can get really old after a while, can’t it? To make things more enjoyable for yourself, consider picking up one of these Bluetooth wireless headsets.
Bluetooth wireless headsets make up one of the fastest growing wireless markets around the world. Headsets with Bluetooth wireless technology are capable of working with a variety of Bluetooth-enabled devices. Think of cell phones, hand-held computers (or PDAs), and digital music devices (Read more...
Published: October 24, 2017, 10:40 pm
PCB Design Tips to Maximize Cooling and Avoid Overheating
PCB stands for “printed circuit board,” and it refers to thin fiberglass boards that are etched with conductive pathways and used in computers. As a matter of fact, PCB’s make possible the digital age that you and I depend on in our modern lives.
Good PCB design is important to every project. That’s because the PCB acts as the link between the physical and the electrical parts of the project. Therefore, PCB designers need to find the best solutions. They need to ensure that each PCB meets all the (Read more...
Published: October 18, 2017, 11:54 pm
Auto Dealer Chat Software Generates Black Friday Leads
Much depends on this Black Friday. Auto sales have been disappointing and falling after a record-breaking year in 2016. With sales on decline in the summer, you might find yourself reaching for the panic button when it comes to your bottom line. Black Friday and holiday shopping is just around the corner, though, and that means you have one busy season to push through to turn the year around.
How Black Friday Is Different in Car Sales
When it comes to car sales, Black Friday doesn’t work like it does in (Read more...