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Affordable mobile devices and ready access to Web and company resources have helped make the virtual office a reality for a growing number of workers.

A new survey of small-to-medium-sized business owners and employees detailed their reasons for using a virtual office. Topping the list was havin Read More
Despite 80 percent of respondents agreeing that bring your own device (BYOD) is the "new normal," only 45 percent have a formal BYOD policy in their workplace and only 51 percent were considering Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) as a solution to access data from their mobile devices, according to a surv Read More
Can your small business survive the untimely passing of a founder or high-ranking leader?

As morbid and upsetting as the thought of losing a business partner can be, it's one that every small business owner should seriously consider and plan against. The emotional fallout of losing a colleague—a Read More
Small business have several more funding options today than in the past, says Stephen Sheinbaum, founder, CEO and president of New York City-based Merchant Cash & Capital. His company, a provider of merchant cash advances for businesses (more on that later), is one of several new non-bank financial Read More
The PDF format is probably the most common file format for sharing and distributing documents. Most of us use PDFs every day at work and at home. Because of its ubiquity, you'll find lots of free PDF readers—including Adobe's own very popular Adobe Acrobat Reader. Read More
The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend provides both good and bad news for small business. Allowing employees to work using their own mobile devices saves small businesses a ton of money in device and carrier plan costs. However, personal mobile devices rank among the greatest security threats your Read More
Are you really as productive as you could be? There's only so much time in the day, and no matter how much time you put into your business it never seems like it's enough. But maybe your problem isn't that you don't have enough time—maybe it's that you're using the time you have inefficiently. Read More
There has been a lot of buzz about "the cloud" and what it can do for small business. The idea of being able to pluck the small business software and services you need -- when you need them -- out of cyberspace sounds appealing, but is there more to it than simple convenience?

A recent report ad Read More
Big Data may have started as a trend, but it has arrived in force and it's here to stay. Technology and applications that help enterprises store, analyze and use giant volumes of complex data will be among the most disruptive this year. With more data than ever available to businesses, it's easy to Read More
Today, press releases can do much more than simply get your business name in the paper. They also improve search engine optimization for your website, create backlinks and drive traffic to your online storefront. Of course, that's assuming that you write a good press release. Read More

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