Monthly Archives: November 2013

Take your small business office anywhere with a smartphone or tablet

World shipments of smartphones will surpass the one billion mark for 2013, says market research firm IDC. The figure represents a 39.3 percent growth over 2012 driven largely by the demand for low-cost computing in emerging markets. By 2017, IDC expects smartphone shipments to reach 1.7 billion. In addition to call, texting and shopping online, thanks to the availability of thousands of mobile apps, many … Continue reading Take your small business office anywhere with a smartphone or tablet »

Give a holiday gift that’s a hit with your small business customers

Are you finding it difficult to come up with the perfect holiday gift for your small business customers or clients?  Choosing something that shows your appreciation for business throughout the year is not necessarily easy to do. Budget may very well be a consideration, but you also want to purchase something that you know your customers will appreciate. You don’t want your gift handed off … Continue reading Give a holiday gift that’s a hit with your small business customers »

Five reasons your small business should embrace the growing UC trend

Small businesses are embracing unified communications (UC) to meet their need for affordable communication and mobility solutions, according to the just released “SMB Unified Communications (UC_ Market in the US 2012-2016” report from Reportstack.  The publisher of market research reports estimates growth in the UC  small-to-medium business market at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.18 percent over the four-year period. If your small … Continue reading Five reasons your small business should embrace the growing UC trend »

How to Inspire Action

  Time and time again great leaders find ways to inspire action.  Apple finds ways to continue to come up with innovative products, Google always finds a way to improve on existing services, and other organizations find ways to compete in their own fields.  But how?  Inspiration is a unique element of every team, and absolutely necessary to success.  So how can you inspire action … Continue reading How to Inspire Action »