Best practices to maximize your CRM

Best practices to maximize your CRM

Customer relationship management (CRM) software can add value to your business in many ways. Next to being a very important sales improvement tool, CRM software strengthens your company’s professional image in the market. However, not all CRM users utilize the software a hundred percent. Here’s what you can do with CRM to get the job […]

Will you put UPS in your network equipment?

Will you put UPS in your network equipment?

When a power outage occurs, smart business owners use an emergency power system to keep workstations from suddenly shutting down. This prevents data loss and keeps computers operational. Connecting your networking equipment to an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system will also keep your employees productive during a power outage. UPS for network equipment UPS systems […]

Downtime Risks to Watch for in 2019

Downtime Risks to Watch for in 2019

There’s a lot to be cognizant of when running a small- or medium-sized business. The word “downtime” is thrown about a lot as something you should be aware of, but preventing it is key to your organization’s health – financially, productivity-wise and more.

Add hours to your day with these hacks

Add hours to your day with these hacks

There are only so many hours in a workday, so making the most of your time is vital. If distracting websites, unorganized files, and cluttered inboxes prevent you from getting work done, consider these tips to better manage your time and stay productive at work. Monitor productivity levels Start by tracking how much work you […]

Ugly websites cost your business big bucks

Ugly websites cost your business big bucks

According to a recent survey of 1,800 consumers, 42% said they’re “very unlikely” to buy from unprofessional or ugly websites. If you’re wondering whether or not your site could fall into that category, check out these key indicators. A variety of professional photos From pictures of your products to team photos, high-quality images are arguably […]

Why you should back up your mobile devices

Why you should back up your mobile devices

Almost every modern mobile device allows you to send and receive emails, download and upload media files, store data, and even close business deals. As mobile devices have become indispensable in everyone’s personal and professional life, the security risks have also increased — and backing them up has become more critical than ever. Malware on […]

Why a technology business review is vital

Why a technology business review is vital

Identifying opportunities in all areas of business is vital for growth, but one area that’s often overlooked is technology. Although it’s easy to adopt an “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” attitude with IT, conducting regular technology business reviews is a must. What is a technology business review? A technology business review reveals the […]

Why Year-End is a Great Time to Upgrade Your Technology

Why Year-End is a Great Time to Upgrade Your Technology

It’s that time of year again: temperatures are dropping, Q4 is ending, the holidays are approaching and technology needs upgrading. It’s also the time of year to start planning for or investing in next year’s information technology upgrades.

Whether it’s moving to the cloud, getting ahead of the curve on replacing your Microsoft products that are close to end-of-life, upgrading workstations or otherwise investing in your business’ IT, there are a number of reasons you should start getting ready for 2019 right now.

Your Loyalty to Your IT Provider May Not Be in Your Favor

Your Loyalty to Your IT Provider May Not Be in Your Favor

Research has shown the importance of being available for your existing and potential clients. A McKinsey study found that 70 percent of purchasing decisions are based on how the client feels they’ve been treated. Further, a customer is four times more likely to switch to a competitor if they experience customer service problems than they are to switch because of price- or product-related issues.