Automation: Here’s why your small business needs it

When we hear the word “automation,” we often picture robots replacing human workers in factory assembly lines. Because of this, automation gets a bad rap as a job killer. However, the concept of automation is not limited to massive preprogrammed machinery, but can also be applicable to business processes, such as marketing and eCommerce sales.

Essential remote working tools to keep your teams productive

If vaccination programs are rolled out effectively and enough people are inoculated, then the United States may very well claim victory over COVID-19 (at least within her own borders). Consumers will soon flock to malls, movie theaters, and arenas, but office workers who were allowed to work remotely are likely to be given the choice to return to their stations or remain where they are.

How do IT failures and downtime affect your business?

IT enables many business processes ranging from digital marketing to inventory management to customer relationship management. Therefore, if one or more of your IT tools fail or go offline, it can mean catastrophe for your operations. Let’s take a look at how IT failures and downtime can negatively impact your business.

Blockchain: How it can be used to improve education

Most widely known as the technology that makes cryptocurrency transactions secure, verifiable, and irreversible, blockchain actually has many other use cases outside of finance. This is because blockchains, in essence, are distributed ledgers.

In accounting, ledgers are records of accounts.

5 Tech trends retailers can’t ignore

Large-scale shifts in market behavior mean that businesses must adjust or suffer biting the dust of their competitors. Lately, adjusting to market shifts means adopting tech that brick-and-mortar shops never had to use before. Let’s look at some of the most recent tech trends to date.

How can IT improve your retail business?

With COVID-19 vaccinations being rolled out across the country, people are hoping for lockdowns to be lifted and for state economies to reopen completely. Brick-and-mortar retailers, in particular, are eager for foot traffic in their stores to return to pre-COVID levels.

Should your business use Google My Business?

Google My Business is one of the many tools you can use to promote your business online. To get started, you can work with your managed IT services provider (MSP) to set up an account. But if you don't have an MSP, don't fret. Setting up Google My Business is easy, and this guide will give you an overview of its functions, features, and benefits.

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