Published: September 18, 2017, 12:42 am
6 Web Design Tools You Can Use in Your Business
Technology gives anyone who has a bit of artistic vision the ability to do web design. Couple that with entrepreneurial drive and a few fully functional web design tools, and you can create an effective website for your business without needing to understand how to code it.
Many new businesses need to save on costs when they are starting up. Reduce the amount of money you spend on web design by developing your website yourself. In the process, you will save your company thousands of dollars that can be used (Read more...
Published: September 15, 2017, 12:21 am
B2B Payments Still Largely Driven by Paper Cheques
In a perfect digital world, any transaction involving paper cheques would seem out of place. Electronic payments would always be the number-one option. Forget about cash, cheques and all the troubles they come with.
But of course, the reality is far from perfection. And every business owner has a distinct definition of what the perfect payment system is for his or her business. For many, cheques are still the way to go.
The use of cheques can be seen across a variety of organization types. It has been that way for decades (Read more...
Published: September 10, 2017, 11:09 pm
Timesheets Don’t Need to Be Your Enemy
Timesheets can be a manager’s worst nightmare but they don’t have to be. There are ways to make timesheet management more efficient and payroll duties much easier. Here are a few simple rules for efficient office timesheet management and time tracking.
Implement an Automated System
There are few things that bore employees more than filling out a manual timesheet. By automating the process, you’re saving hours of administrative work for employees. You’re also reducing the risk of errors in time reporting. You will save your payroll department time by automating (Read more...
Published: September 10, 2017, 10:48 pm
7 Ways Smartphones Have Helped Businesses Grow
Your first thoughts about smartphones might be about how distracting they are and about how people spend hours on them every day. How could these things be important to your business at all? Wouldn’t your employees having a smartphone at work just make them more distracted?
However, don’t let your first thoughts blind you to the truth. The fact of the matter is, smartphones have seriously helped many businesses to grow and meet their bottom lines. Smartphones have played a major role in the growth of big business houses, small to medium (Read more...
Published: September 4, 2017, 12:10 am
Help Desk Support: How to Offer Just the Right Level
One of the biggest challenges you could face as a business owner is providing the right level of help desk support.
Having too few help desk members could reduce your organization’s profitability and efficiency, while too many will drive up your business’s costs.
To achieve the best level of help desk support, there are a number of things you’ll need to consider, and we discuss those things here.
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Find the Ideal Ratio of Employees per Help Desk Professional (Read more...
Published: September 1, 2017, 7:31 am
SharePoint Intranet 2017: What Are Your Must-Have Features?
Every business has its own set of unique goals and objectives. So when it comes to choosing your must-have features with SharePoint Intranet for 2017, you’ll need to take a hard look within the walls of your own organization.
Since SharePoint is a complex platform, we won’t attempt to explain all its features here. That would simply be impossible in this short space.
However, with regard to must-have features, some common themes have emerged from discussions with current users, and we talk about the chief ones here.
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Published: August 27, 2017, 11:47 pm
Phone Tracker Tools: Can You Use Them in Your Business?
Do you use phone tracker tools in your business? There are plenty of legitimate reasons to do so. For instance, you might want to keep track of expensive equipment in the field. Additionally, parents sometimes use them to monitor their children’s activities outside of the home.
However, there are some valid ethical and legal concerns about the use of these tools, and this article highlights some of them.
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Published: August 25, 2017, 12:18 am
The iPhone Helps Apple Finish with a Strong Third Quarter
If there was any doubt who our tech overlord is, the latest Apple earnings and revenue report squashes any doubt that the Cupertino-based behemoth rules our lives. On Tuesday, August 1, Apple reported its third-quarter earnings, and the results blew analysts’ expectations out of the water.
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Earnings Exceed Expectations
Revenue for the iPhone-maker climbed to $45.4 billion with earnings of $1.67 per share. This represents an increase of $3 billion and $0.25 respectively from last year’s (Read more...
Published: August 25, 2017, 12:12 am
How You Can Start Your Own SAP Consulting Business
SAP, short for System Application Products, is a comprehensive Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system that contains many fully integrated modules such as logistics, financials, and human resources. If you’re casting about for a business you could start and run on your own, perhaps you could consider an SAP consulting business.
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Why You Should Consider Becoming an SAP Consultant
SAP has been implemented by up to 90% of Fortune 500 companies. In addition, the Big 5 consulting firms use (Read more...
Published: August 24, 2017, 1:22 am
4 Smart Digital Solutions That Will Beef up Your Small Business
Business experts agree that you need digital solutions, including a website, for your small business.
If you are concerned about the expense, rest assured that there are ways to secure your domain and run a professional-looking site from it without breaking the bank. In fact, digital solutions, including a website, will save your business money in many cases.
The important thing is to get the interface right and utilize all the tools available to you. Here are four things you should take into account when designing your online strategy (Read more...