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SEO 101: Building an online presence

Technology has completely changed the way we do business. Gone are the days when customers had to drop by your company to purchase your products and services. Now they can simply visit your website, see what you have to offer, and make an online payment – all in a matter of minutes. But if you […]

Google boosts security with physical keys

Information security is on everyone’s mind – all too often we hear of a high-profile data breach in the news, and even the smaller scale attacks that don’t make headlines can wreak havoc on growing businesses. So it’s heartening to know that Google places a high premium on security. Their latest move to bolster protection […]

Why cloud hosts work for business continuity

Companies of all sizes today are aware of the data security risks posed by unexpected disasters, and so have a business continuity plan in place to prevent data loss. But entrusting data backup to the average IT guy is a certain way to lose your critical business data, since making configurations and changes to managed […]

Avoid these business continuity mistakes

Every business owner knows that having a business continuity plan in place is crucial to the success of their organization. Yet even if your business continuity framework is at the ready, when the unexpected does happen the question that many overlook is how confident they are in taking care of the backbone of the business […]

A metric more important than website traffic

For businesses that want to track how much traffic their website is receiving, a Google Analytics account is a no-brainer. However, while it’s easy to use this powerful application to measure traffic, how do you know if those visitors are engaged with your website content or just bouncing the second they hit your homepage? Engagement […]

5 IT investment blunders to avoid

As a small or medium sized business owner, you likely have your hands full. Between managing your staff, looking for growth opportunities and keeping clients happy, you probably have little time to dedicate to new technology purchases. Being so busy, it can be easy to make a mistake when choosing an IT solution. That’s why […]

How to market your business via Twitter

Much of a business owner’s attention in social media marketing is directed towards Facebook. But Twitter is also a great platform to focus your marketing efforts on – and, when implemented properly, could give you a high return on investment in the long run. So how are you to leverage the power of Twitter to […]

What businesses gain from online reputation

Social media has grown to a great extent in the last decade, revolutionizing the Internet through its ability to connect people and open new business opportunities. Many companies are now aware of the importance of establishing an online presence, and so have created business accounts on various social media platforms. As a business owner, you […]

CUSTOMERS EXPECT MORE

In today’s market, as in none before, it is crucial that we learn selling savvy. The sales environment has changed radically in four distinct ways:

1. Customers are better-educated, more sophisticated and more value-conscious. In other words, they are harder to please; they want more for their money.