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digital marketing spring cleaning
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Spring Cleaning for Digital Marketing: 4 Things Every Brand Should Do Now

Keeping your marketing approaches fresh is essential for any business, but it’s especially important for those launching a new brand. As the season of new beginnings, spring is a great time to assess the performance of your startup's social media channels, platforms and strategies. This allows you to identify which areas need some sprucing up,...
cloud accounting
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What Cloud Accounting Software is Right for My Business?

Before the arrival of cloud accounting, software options were traditionally rather cumbersome and generally more suited to larger organizations. This type of software makes it easier for entrepreneurs to manage their finances, however, and lets you get on with running your business. With such a wide range of options on the market these days, it...
merchant services
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How to Pick the Right Merchant Services Company

When running your own business, there are a multitude of areas that require your constant attention, but picking the right merchant services company should not be one of them. If you’re currently considering which company is right for you, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Will the company help your business...
Credit card processing
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Credit Card Processing Best Practices for Small Business

Implementing best practices in credit card processing will help you decrease the likelihood of fraudulent transactions and chargebacks. Technological advances like the new EMV chip enabled credit and debit cards have been issued in order to prevent fraudulent charges. Ensure you are only using service providers that are PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security...
Security Measures
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5 Security Measures Your Company Can’t Ignore

Nothing can damage a company's brand, reputation and bottom line faster than poor security. Today’s news stories seem to feature companies that couldn't keep their customers' private information secure nearly every day. The scary truth is that data theft is merely one security-related problem that can destroy a company. Poor security measures can also result in...
"big box" store
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The Anatomy of a Perfect Checkout Page

Get your The Anatomy of a Perfect Checkout Page If you’re starting up your very own retail business online then, once you have established your brand, products and design, the most important step in your business is to have not only a working and effective checkout page but also one that can handle your customers’...
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Cloud Computing Affects Almost Every Business

Guides to help you understand how the "Cloud" can support your business Cloud helps support a new business in many ways, offering scalable work tools which are cost effective and easy to implement. It's also more secure and problem-free than older, locally-based alternatives. Most businesses will probably already have thought about the cloud, but there...
Technology Tips
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5 Technology Tips to Grow Your Small Business

Technology tips to use to your advantage In the recent years we have all seen technologies increase incredible amounts and at a rapid pace. However, not a lot of businesses are utilizing these technologies to their full potential, and in 2015 this can mean whether or not your business succeeds or fails. All too often...
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Going Paperless? Review Your Security and Update Your Business Practices

Going paperless and staying secure Going paperless for your business opens up a world of new opportunities for you. You suddenly find that accessing everything is much easier. Finding files is not the hassle it used to be. You're saving space, time and effort. Better yet, you save a lot of money by going paperless....
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Is Your IP Safe?

3 Tips to Protect Your Important Data Intellectual Property (IP), or creations of the mind that you use in your business, are a big deal. In fact, the Global Intellectual Property Center reports that, “America’s IP is worth $5.8 trillion, more than the nominal GDP of any other country in the world.” This means that...
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How Strong is Your Tech Security, Really?

Cybercrime is increasing dramatically. In fact, ”The 2012 Security Threat Report” by data security company SOPHOS, indicates that we “need to be ready for attacks on new platforms and devices—all the places we use data for work and our personal lives,” and that “cybercriminals are becoming more professionalized through the availability of commercial crimeware kits…...
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Dodge Phishing and Pharming Without Phreaking Out!

Chances are good that you don't have a dedicated IT guy in your home office. So it's up to you to stay on top of the latest news about how to protect your computer and yourself from criminals and overzealous marketers. I found this Network World site that explains many of the dangers. Just this...