Submitted by Walter Whal on Mon, 11/28/2016 - 13:24
When you want to buy a car, you go to a car dealership. When you want to buy a house, you go to a realtor. So, when you want to buy a Xerox copier for your office, why would you go to a one-stop-shop electronics store?
Submitted by Walter Whal on Fri, 11/18/2016 - 16:10
Increasing office productivity should be a goal of any office manager. Getting your staff moving more quickly and making tasks move seamlessly is a hallmark of a good office. Your productivity can go through the roof if you simply follow some time-honored actions that managers have been using for years to get their office running better.
Submitted by Walter Whal on Sat, 11/12/2016 - 13:14
Cloud-based services have irrevocably transformed the way we use, store, and share content. The shift toward cloud document management for many small businesses has been at a slower pace, but the technology is making the transition affordable and accessible. Here are the top three ways the cloud is changing small businesses.
Simplifies IT Infrastructures
Outsourcing resources such as data storage to a cloud provider enables you to delegate the administrative burden. It also eliminates the need to purchase servers in anticipation of future demand because you can scale up or down as your capacity needs change.
Submitted by Walter Whal on Thu, 11/03/2016 - 13:27
Your business most likely relies on a lot of different electronic devices to function. Owning all these devices does not mean you have to have a negative impact on the environment. Through managed print services, you can print everything you need while leaving as small of a carbon footprint as possible.
Submitted by Walter Whal on Fri, 10/28/2016 - 18:29
A laser printer has become an integral device in many offices. There are so many models available that it might seem overwhelming trying to determine the best item for your needs. The process is a lot simpler if you answer these questions first.
What Features Are Most Important?
First, you need to figure out what features are going to be best for your company’s needs. As an example, you might benefit more from a multifunction printer than a regular one. Some other features to look into include:
Submitted by Walter Whal on Fri, 10/21/2016 - 18:09
The way you manage your business can really affect which employees stay and which ones go. Good management is especially important when you run a small business because you are more likely to interact with workers at every level. Utilizing a few simple small business tips can really motivate your employees to do their best.
It can be beneficial to actually get to know your workers. Talk with your employees about topics not related to the workplace. While getting engaged is good, it is also important to know when to step back. You do not want to be the type of boss who micromanages every last detail.
Submitted by Walter Whal on Fri, 10/14/2016 - 17:27
In order to save money, many small businesses eliminate certain perks. However, this can cost you in the long run because your best employees may leave to go somewhere where they can get those benefits. Follow viable small business tips so that you retain the best workers and remain competitive in your industry.
Even businesses with a less than a dozen workers can generally qualify for good health insurance plans. If you can get a plan that extends to an employee’s immediate family members, then that is even better.
Submitted by Walter Whal on Fri, 10/07/2016 - 17:30
Document management technology seems to change with the blink of an eye, and in order to grow and prosper, small businesses have to stay current. One area where inefficiencies and issues of cost often arise is with a company’s inkjet and laser printers. Given that small businesses may have anywhere from five to 1,000 employees, the number of printers onsite could be significant. Older equipment is prone to failure and the costs associated with repair or replacement can be quite high.
MPS to the Rescue
Many small businesses are going with managed print services, or MPS, which brings modern printing technology on board. The rewards are many:
Submitted by Walter Whal on Fri, 09/30/2016 - 15:37
Large and established businesses have entire departments dedicated to finding IT solutions. Smaller businesses, on the other hand, tend to have too few employees to staff an entire IT department. Keep reading for an overview of three common IT problems and how to solve them.
1. Limited Storage
Because IT departments are often responsible for data storage, small businesses often struggle to securely store and manage their files. One way to combat this is to use a cloud storage service. These services simplify the process of sharing and storing files.
Submitted by Walter Whal on Fri, 09/23/2016 - 18:31
Digital technologies such as document management systems and cloud technology are taking over businesses across the country. To stay current with the competition, you will need to start integrating these services into your everyday needs of your business.
Software Accessible In and Out of the Office
In order to make your company grow, you likely need to send employees to clients’ locations in order to seal deals. These workers still need access to important documents even while they are away, so you should find cloud storage options that are compatible with both the computers you have in your office and with employees’ smartphones.