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Keeping Your Data in the Cloud

by Jim Martin

Users of the cloud have typically reduced their storage costs by a third. As the car commercials say, “Your mileage might vary.” The cloud might not be the answer to your needs, but here are some thoughts to consider if you want to make that jump.

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Do You Have a Technology Plan?

by Jim Martin

Too many small business owners fail to include a technology path In their business plans. They do so for a variety of reasons. Some feel their businesses will not change enough to need new technology. Others view this as an issue they will address as it arises. Some argue that… [READ MORE]About { title }

Ensure Your Cybersecurity

by Jim Martin

Your computer database is one of your most valuable assets. It contains your financial records, your personnel records, your customer records and (quite often) all your business secrets (including all your intellectual properties. Given that, protecting your database must be (but seldom is) your most important job. If you accomplish… [READ MORE]About { title }

Four Easy Steps to Selling Online

by Jim Martin

Thinking of entering e-commerce? The time is right. U.S. online retail sales are expected to grow 57 percent by 2018. Here are some tips you can use to start selling online:

  1. Brand Your Store With a Domain Name. One of the easiest (but most critical) ways to brand your… [READ MORE]About { title }

How’s Your Security?

by Jim Martin

Some experts call it an epidemic, with small merchants as the easiest targets. Business owners tend to think data security problems mostly involve hackers indiscriminately targeting different businesses. That’s only part of it. Disgruntled vendors can steal data to hurt a business that dumped them. Ex-employees can steal data to… [READ MORE]About { title }

Five Considerations in Choosing Tech Solutions

by Jim Martin

by Sara Angeles, BusinessNewsDaily

Choosing any new technology stands you at a crossroads. The direction you choose must put your employees’ and customers’ needs foremost. Small business owners find themselves balancing the requirements of day-to-day business operations against their own innate entrepreneurial spirit. Small business owners must overcome many obstacles… [READ MORE]About { title }

Cloud 101—Four Points You Should Know

by Jim Martin

By Jane Irene Kelly

Many small business owners hesitate to use Internet-based operating systems because of concerns about the cost and potential security risks. That’s changing fast. As cloud computing matures, more flexible and cheaper options have emerged and the productivity gains have become hard to ignore.

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