All small businesses face a constant challenge: how to stretch finite time and financial resources to incredible lengths in order to achieve consistent growth. This edition of Productivity@Work delivers tricks and hacks that will help you get more out of every minute and every dollar. We're here to help you build your business. That's B4B.
Reaching customers and prospects on Facebook used to be a fairly straightforward proposition for small and medium-sized businesses, but as the social media giant continues to tinker with its algorithms, that's no longer the case. The good news is, Facebook can still be a very effective social marketing platform for SMBs.
Managing network costs is a continuous balancing act for small and medium-sized businesses. They are constantly challenged to find the best allocations of often limited resources to ensure networks remain reliable, flexible enough to grow, and cost-effective.
The unfettered access and flexibility that mobile applications and cloud-based networks provide employees has been a boon for many small and medium-sized businesses. Is your cloud system secure? Take some simple yet important steps to increase security.
Free Wi-Fi access is fast becoming a prominent customer expectation. Consumer-facing small and medium-sized businesses not currently offering their customers free Wi-Fi may soon find themselves at a serious competitive disadvantage -- if they're not already.
Successful cybercrime attacks against giant corporations and government agencies may get all the headlines, but small and medium-sized businesses are not immune. In fact, they often make particularly attractive targets because they tend to have small security budgets.
Businesses of all types and sizes have begun including social media events in their marketing mix and with good reason. This digital strategy can be particularly rewarding for small and medium-sized businesses
Most owners of small and medium-size businesses face a constant bombardment of decisions to be made and fires to be put out, but is that really the most productive use of your time? Often, the answer is no. Here's where you should be focusing now.
The most common problem that Lorrie Thomas Smith, CEO of Web Marketing Therapy, encounters with the websites of small and medium-sized businesses is a straightforward one and, thankfully, pretty easy to fix.
Some people think the term "leadership presence" is all about wearing the right wardrobe or mastering the latest presentation skills. True leadership presence involves much more -- and you probably underestimate its importance to the success of your business. Here's what you need to know.
Entrepreneurs are bombarded with issues competing for their attention during the early days of a startup venture, and prioritizing strategically can be a challenge. But even in the midst of that frenzied environment, choosing the right startup team should be at the top of your list.
If you want to attract venture capital for your new business, here's a suggestion: Start with a great idea and be really good at what you do. Here's a peek at VC's wish list in companies they seek to fund.
Most companies conduct a significant amount of business by telephone, and there's no better platform for that than Comcast Business VoiceEdge. With HD voice quality and a host of productivity-boosting features, VoiceEdge is like having a cloud-based virtual PBX.
DocuSign helps small businesses and individual professionals around the world easily and securely send, sign, and manage documents in the cloud.
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