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It’s a common problem every small business has to face at some point, trying to find ways to cut back on their expenses, and it’s usually technology that is something we can’t feasibly cut back on because we need to keep ahead of our competitors. One thing that many startup companies now do is to allow their workers to use their own smartphones and laptops for business purposes, known as BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). From the perspective of the business it makes a lot of sense to use our own devices as the vast majority of us now own one, but how can weRead More →

Wherever you look in the business media these days, everyone seems to be saying the same thing: apps are a must-have for any business. It’s easy to see why. Marketers, business consultants, data miners, and customers all seem to love applications, and they can give your business a real edge over the competition if you manage to produce something of high value to your customers. But, while we have covered making an app for your business before in the past, there are a few inherent dangers involved. It’s one thing to build an application and release it – and it’s never been easier. But it’sRead More →

Computers, IT services, and technology can be extremely expensive. These days it is one of the biggest expenses that most companies have, especially if they only operate online. These costs may be easy to cover once you have become a large, well-established corporation, but for the first few years of trading, all this expense can become a real burden. We don’t think it’s fair that small businesses and startups are crippled with rising tech costs, though. So, we’ve come up with this useful budget for all your corporate needs. Get The IT Department To Work With HR Each department in your company will be givenRead More →

The industry has changed that much in a short space of time that it is almost unrecognisable. Did you know, for instance, that content is no longer the king of online content? Yep, says that 43% of customers want to see more of it in marketing, and 52% of experts think it has the best return on investment. The point is that the industry has changed, and it is continuing to do so at a rapid rate. What does this mean for your firm? Well, certain death if you believe the following: –    543,000 new businesses have started each month in the last 6 yearsRead More →

Small and medium sized business have weekly meetings and ask many questions about sales, distribution, advertisers, investors and many other enquiries of the general mood in the company. However, the one question that never leaves the agenda is what can be done to increase growth. It may seem a simple question, but the answer is so open ended that businesses can feel lost. Many try to innovate so much that they find themselves guessing what the market will do, and plan on staying ahead. The simple and most effective strategy is to, listen, research and react to customers. No one knows how a product couldRead More →

For your online business to be a success; you’ll need to ensure that you have a loyal consumer audience. Therefore, it’s vital that you’re meeting and exceeding customer’s expectations when they visit your website, and you’re reaching the eyes of your target market on a regular basis. The following are some areas to consider if your company needs a boost when it comes to engaging with and keeping, your customers. Keep The Conversation Going For your consumers to remember that you exist; you’ll need to keep reminding them who you are and that you’re there. Online business is a heavily saturated market, so people canRead More →

Image by: Pexels That the healthcare sector is experiencing an exceptional growth in the number of processes they outsource, is no secret anymore. It boils down to an interest in reducing costs while maintaining a high quality of the work they do; rushing to get through an amount of work might lead to costly and potentially dangerous mistakes. Outsourcing has a number of benefits for many businesses – as well as a few disadvantages. Use this list to understand why health professionals consider outsourcing, which tasks they normally hand over, and know when to steer away from it in order to benefit your patients asRead More →

  Communication skills are at the heart of work, love, life and human relationships and speech is a huge part of that. Without speech and communication skills we wouldn’t be able to share emotions and ideas. As these two areas are so important there has been a boost in technological research to help people make themselves understood. So today we are looking at some of the most amazing technological developments in the world of speech and communication. Children With Autism The University of Hertfordshire recently developed a robot named Kasper. He is a child-like talking robot that has been designed to help children with autismRead More →

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Things are getting easier in business. Whereas once you had to build up your own mailing lists through a long and painful process, today you can just buy them online. And whereas once you had to do all your own computing in-house, now there are literally hundreds of cloud computing companies out there more than happy to take over the management and operation of your network for you. But these aren’t the only things that have gotten easier with time. So too has creating the humble app. Go back ten years, and companies could easily pay more than $2 million to get an app developed.Read More →

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A decade ago your mobile phone was just that: a phone. No eight-megapixel camera, no inbuilt ability to count how many steps you’ve done over the course of your day and definitely no apps for immediate access to your emails or bank accounts. Times have changed, and your once simple mobile phone is now an incredible gadget capable of storing sensitive financial information, your precious photographs, and personal emails. It is vital that your smartphone has the strongest security possible to make sure your private information does not end up in the hands of a mugger, hacker or cyber criminal. Antivirus Software In the sameRead More →