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Can VoIP Help Your Business

We’ve been hearing a lot of buzz lately about VoIP, or Voice Over Internet Protocol, which is just fancy jargon for an internet phone system. People are hearing from friends or business acquaintances who are using VoIP that, not only are they saving money, but this “new” technology has added a lot of flexibility to [...]

By |2020-07-24T21:25:28+00:00June 11th, 2020|COVID-19, Latest News|

Something Good: A Note to Small Businesses

At a business lunch a few months ago. Someone told us about a technique he likes to use during his daily employee meetings. At the beginning of their meetings, he has all attendees take turns telling everyone something good that happened. It can be something personal, professional, a joke, anything that shines a positive light [...]

By |2020-07-24T21:25:34+00:00June 5th, 2020|COVID-19, Latest News|

The State of the Union: Where Technology Stands Coming Out of COVID-19

Over the past couple of months, everything has changed. Many of these changes will have ongoing impacts on our businesses. As we begin to see businesses looking toward their futures again. It’s time to take a look at the state of the union. Particularly where things stand with technology, communication, and the workforce of the [...]

By |2020-07-24T21:25:41+00:00May 29th, 2020|COVID-19, Latest News|

Five Tips for Working in the In-Between

We’ve reached an in-between status of this quarantine. Businesses are starting to open back up (with restrictions), but a lot of employees are finding themselves in an awkward spot between working in the office and remaining at home. Doctors are utilizing video and tele-conference appointments but are holding office hours to see patients and perform [...]

By |2020-07-24T21:25:50+00:00May 21st, 2020|COVID-19, Latest News|

No Business as Usual

Currently, there is no such thing as Business as Usual. Every day, small and medium businesses are re-inventing how they function. The most unfortunate side-effect of this COVID-19 crisis is that many small businesses have closed, and many of those will not re-open. The economic repercussions from this event will ripple throughout the landscape for [...]

By |2020-07-24T21:26:03+00:00May 15th, 2020|COVID-19, Latest News, Uncategorized|

How Do We Make This Work? 5 Ways to Adapt in this New Work World

You’ve probably grown tired of hearing the words “adjusting to the new normal.” Unfortunately, though, there’s really no other way to say it. This pandemic has permanently changed our work environment, whether you’re already back in the office or remain in quarantine for several more weeks. We must create a new normal for how we [...]

By |2020-07-24T21:26:09+00:00May 9th, 2020|COVID-19, Latest News|

Surf Securely while Staying at Home

As this COVID-19 crisis drags on, we’ve noticed a few new habits amongst our clients. Some have taken this opportunity to get their business in order and prepare for a resurgence. Some are just gritting their teeth and holding on. Nearly all of them have increased their time on social media. In addition to typical [...]

By |2020-07-24T21:26:18+00:00May 1st, 2020|COVID-19, Latest News|

9 Things To Do Before Business Picks Back Up

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, most businesses have slowed down. A recent Goldman Sach’s survey found that more than 50% of 1,500 small business owners said they couldn’t continue for more than 3 months at current rates. Rather than wallow and wait, though, take the opportunity to do those things that you never have time to [...]

By |2020-07-24T21:26:25+00:00April 24th, 2020|COVID-19, Latest News|

Surviving the New Workplace

With the ongoing situation in the world, there are many people who are either furloughed or have been outright laid off from their jobs. Those of us who can work from home are very fortunate to be able to keep working through all of this, even as business slows down. Although some companies have been [...]

By |2020-07-22T23:56:35+00:00April 18th, 2020|COVID-19, Latest News|

The Most Important Thing You Need to Do When Video Conferencing During COVID-19

Just as people were starting to get in front of stay-at-home recommendations with robust video conferencing and on-line learning options, “zoombombing” was born, proving yet again that evil knows no bounds. Zoombombing occurs when hackers break into Zoom meetings and wreak havoc by sharing inappropriate video or drawings, screaming obscenities, or posting hate speech. They [...]

By |2020-07-24T21:26:32+00:00April 10th, 2020|COVID-19, Latest News|