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Cloud-based ERP and its benefits

Using the cloud is so common these days that most small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) have at least one cloud service supporting their operations. An increasingly popular cloud-based service is enterprise resource planning (ERP). But what is it? And what are the advantages of using a cloud-based ERP solution? Here’s a quick and informative overview. […]

Streamline your eCommerce business with a cloud-based OMS

If you’re looking for ways to optimize your eCommerce business’s operations, you should definitely consider deploying a cloud-based order management system (OMS). This article will help you learn more about the business benefits of an OMS. First off, we need to clarify that an inventory management system is not the same as an order management […]

These 5 types of hackers are a threat to SMBs

Malicious hackers are motivated by different things. Some do it for fun, some want money, and others just want to end your business. Getting to know how they behave and what drives them informs how you must defend your organization against them. Script kiddies In terms of skill, script kiddies (or skids, for short) are […]

Here’s how to choose the right VoIP solution for your SMB

Many small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) turn to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) as their telephony solution. VoIP allows them to make calls either through traditional desk phones (hardphones) or software-based phones (softphones). Find out the pros and cons of both phone options so you can decide which one fits your business best. What’s a […]

Hacks to speed up your WordPress site

Ten years ago, we didn’t mind waiting five seconds for a website to load, but today, we’ll click away if it doesn’t load immediately. If you want to speed up your WordPress site, then try the following tips. Keep WordPress and plugins up to date Updating your WordPress version and plugins will not only keep […]

Ways virtual reality saves businesses time and money

Virtual reality (VR), the technology that immerses users in digital simulations and models, has many more uses than people initially imagined. Many of these involve helping businesses save time and money. Read on to find out how. VR training Virtual hands-on training has been proven to be much more effective than in-classroom or e-learning methods. […]

Basic cybersecurity terms everyone should know

If the only cybersecurity terms you know are “virus” and “hacking,” now is the time to expand your cybersecurity vocabulary. This will enable you to better understand the variety of risks in the online world and protect your computers, data, and yourself. Here’s a short yet handy list of cybersecurity terms you should know. Malware […]

Should your business switch to VoIP phones?

Many businesses still rely heavily on landline telephones as the first point of contact with their customers. But thanks to technological advances that combine the best of traditional telephony and digital connectivity, businesses can now enjoy a more affordable and more reliable option: Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phones. Does this technology fit your business? […]

What are the benefits of the human cloud?

It’s a good time to start a business — not only can you take your ideas more quickly to market, but you can do so at reduced costs and without the traditional barriers in hiring skilled workers. Talented contractors are now available via the “human cloud” and ready to help you build and operate your […]

4 Ways to boost staff efficiency

Technology enables businesses to work remotely, collaborate more efficiently, and manage their time more effectively. But to achieve these benefits, you need to implement technologies that align with your business’s needs. Here are some things to consider. Change office communication To increase teamwork and productivity, set up instant messaging software such as Slack or Microsoft […]