VoIP options for SMBs

VoIP options for SMBs

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) as a telephony solution allows small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) to choose between traditional desk phones (hardphones) or software-based devices (softphones). Read on to learn which phone option best suits your needs. What’s a hardphone? A hardphone is a desk phone that is connected to your business’s IP network, just […]

Are you wasting your O365 subscription?

Are you wasting your O365 subscription?

Even if the subscription model is making more companies look like slow money drains, subscribing to Microsoft’s cloud-based Office 365 is well worth the investment. Office apps and the files you create with them are accessible wherever there’s an internet connection, but that is actually the bare minimum that O365 offers. If you go for […]

Should you monitor your employees online?

Should you monitor your employees online?

To monitor your employees, or not to monitor them, that is the topic of this blog post. If you’ve ever considered checking in on your staff’s online activities, you may have hesitated about whether or not it’s the right decision. We’ve listed the pros and cons of monitoring your employees, and some tips to make […]

Stand out on social media: Tips for SMBs

Stand out on social media: Tips for SMBs

Many small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) know that making an impression on consumers isn’t easy. That’s why they develop in-house marketing teams or hire experts to make sure their online presence pops. These social media and content marketing strategies may be just what you need to stand out. Create buyer personas Social media data is […]

Small company IT hardware checklist

Small company IT hardware checklist

The IT hardware issues your business experienced in previous years should, ideally, be a thing of the past. Although some minor issues may remain, they can be avoided by taking care of your computer hardware. The following checklist can help you better manage your hardware. ✓ Clean up your computer components Wipe your monitor with […]

Add minutes to your day with email automation

Add minutes to your day with email automation

How many routine emails would you say your sales and marketing teams send every day? If it isn’t that much, is that because you don’t have the manpower to accomplish mass outreach campaigns? If that’s the case, email automation is the perfect solution to staying in touch with customers and prospects economically. What is email […]

Virtualization: Best practices for newbies

Virtualization: Best practices for newbies

Investing in virtualization will allow a business to enjoy better IT management and huge cost savings. However, virtualization’s deployment process is not a walk in the park. If you’re a virtualization newbie, you need to plan carefully and implement the following best practices. Conduct an assessment Evaluating your IT environment is an important step in […]

Open-source or proprietary VoIP: A guide

Open-source or proprietary VoIP: A guide

Your managed service provider (MSP) may have your IT covered. But knowing a thing or two about internet-based phones will help you understand which ones will fit your business. What are your choices? Which one is better? Read on to learn more about at Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems. What are “proprietary” systems? When […]

Boost productivity with these Outlook tips

Boost productivity with these Outlook tips

Microsoft’s development team continues to improve and update its Outlook email application, which means some users have a hard time keeping up with the new and exciting features that show up. If you want to stay updated on the latest productivity-boosting tricks, this article is for you. Clean Up your inbox No matter how meticulously […]

Cybersecurity and managed IT services

Cybersecurity and managed IT services

The saying that every company is a technology company is undeniably true, with today’s enterprises unable to function without digital hearts, veins, and arteries. This system, however, comes with a price: a daily onslaught of hacking and other cyberthreats. As such, expertise and robust solutions in cybersecurity are no longer the privilege and luxury of […]