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3 Types of Software and How Businesses Use Them

3 Types of Software and How Businesses Use Them

For the modern business owner or executive, making smart business decisions has become a necessity. Margins are small, efficiency is key, and if we were to be completely honest, business is a day-in and day-out grind. In the course of doing business much is made of cost reduction and curtailing inefficiencies that lead to wasted capital. Much is made of collaborative systems that allow for remote access. Much is made of protocol, process, and performance. With so many moving parts in every business, there has to be the “glue” that allows for cohesive actions to be taken. That “glue” is software.

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Is Productivity a Part Of Your Technology Strategy?

b2ap3_thumbnail_plan_your_productivity_400.jpgEvery business is searching for ways to improve productivity. There are now quite a few methods being used to boost the amount that each employee can accomplish, many of which revolve around technology. Admittedly, some of these methods may not be attainable for the average SMB… yet. However, as technology advances you may find yourself able to leverage some of these productivity-enhancing tools to improve the look of your bottom line.

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When Employees Argue, Quality Suffers. Here’s What You Can Do About It

b2ap3_thumbnail_team_collaboration_400.jpgWhen you talk about your employees, you hopefully often refer to them as a department, or a “team.” These terms often come with predetermined assumptions, with one of them being that the employees work together to accomplish something specific. However, it’s often not so simple. If your employees aren’t working together as a team, how can you fix this dilemma?

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The Many Ways Your Business Can Benefit By Having a Productivity Suite

b2ap3_thumbnail_productivity_suite_benefits_400.jpgFor the modern business it’s important to have software that is both simple to use and powerful enough to meet your needs. Nowadays, there are cloud-based platforms that come with storage, communication options, and many of the enterprise-level productivity applications that drive your organization’s productivity. Two of these, Microsoft’s Office 365 and Google’s G-Suite bring substantial value and flexibility to the table where there was once only expense.

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How Much Time Do Your Employees Waste on Social Media?

b2ap3_thumbnail_social_media_400.jpgSocial media is a phenomenon that has invaded the business world in more ways than one. While it might be a great way to endorse your brand and communicate with your local prospects, it can be a huge distraction for your in-house workers. A new study by communications agency, We Are Flint, claims that 84 percent of adults in the UK use social media, and two-thirds of them use it every day--be it at the office or at home.

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Study Shows How Reading Novels Can Help Your Business Succeed

b2ap3_thumbnail_influential_and_classics_book_400.jpgThe busy business owner rarely has time to indulge in extracurricular activities, but there are still ways that you can make progress--even when you’re not actually in the office or working on important plans, there’s still the opportunity for self-improvement. One way that you can do this is by being well-read. In fact, science has practically proven that reading literary fiction is just as beneficial for your professional development as other seemingly more practical works.

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Is it Time to Rethink the 8-Hour Workday?

b2ap3_thumbnail_averaging_workday_productivity_400.jpgHow many hours a day do you work? Chances are that, as a business owner, you put in more than the average worker. Your team might put in the requisite eight hours, but you might find yourself putting in more. After all, working more hours means more productivity, right? Well… wrong. A recent study shows that eight hours of work, while revolutionary 200 years ago, is still too long to expect good work from your employees.

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Tip of the Week: 4 Odd Productivity Tips From Successful People

b2ap3_thumbnail_get_productive_400.jpgHaving a workflow that works for you is the key to being successful. Sometimes, finding such a routine requires taking some rather extraordinary measures. If you’re looking for ways to tweak your workflow to be more productive, then consider these outside-the-box productivity tips from some of history’s very successful people.

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How Much Money Does Your Business Waste on Slow Computers?

b2ap3_thumbnail_is_your_computer_slow_400.jpgHave you ever been forced to use a slow computer out of necessity? This is a practice that tries more than just your patience; it can also put a drain on productivity, and in turn, your business’s profits. Therefore, we’d like to ask you a very important question: can your business really afford to deal with technology that isn’t performing as intended?

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Boost Productivity With These 3 Automation Apps

b2ap3_thumbnail_automation_apps_400.jpgToday’s fast-paced work environment demands multitasking and juggling various projects at once. Thankfully, there’s a lot of great technologies designed to make workloads more manageable. If you’ve not yet looked into utilizing automation apps for your business, you may be surprised to learn how they can improve efficiency.

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Tip of the Week: 5 Best Practices for Traveling With Technology

b2ap3_thumbnail_cyber_security_travel_400.jpgDo you find yourself traveling for your business? Be it for a conference, a series of meetings that require your attendance, or some other reason, you may very likely need to spend some time on the road; time that could be spent on tasks your business needs to function. Despite the lack of a traditional workspace, this time spent traveling doesn’t necessarily need to be time wasted. Thanks to the technology of today, you have the ability to remain productive while mobile.

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Tip of the Week: Stop Micromanaging and Improve Employee Focus and Collaboration

b2ap3_thumbnail_time_vs_productivity_micro_management_400.jpgWith the opportunity to track metrics becoming more readily available for all types of businesses, some organizations invest heavily into time-tracking software and other KPIs that they believe will help their team be more efficient in the workplace. However, this might be having a negative effect on the quality of work being performed. Irv Shapiro, CEO of DialogTech, suggests that, instead of tracking time, employers should be tracking results.

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Professional Football Teams Use Virtual Reality to Prepare for the Season

b2ap3_thumbnail_virtual_nfl_training_400_20160804-170200_1.jpgFootball season is upon us, and the National Football League is filled to the brim with teams that want to make this year the one in which they win it all. In order to get the competitive edge, many teams are turning to virtual reality training, which has proven to be quite effective in preparation for on-the-field practice.

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Tip of the Week: 4 Ways to Get Rest and Avoid Burnout

b2ap3_thumbnail_take_a_break_when_you_can_400.jpgLet’s be honest; when was the last time you seriously went out of your way to take a day off from work? The corporate business environment often leads both business owners and normal office workers to overindulge themselves in their work. Plus, the mobile-first business model isn’t making it any easier to take time off, as you’re connected to the office no matter what. However, science is proving that it’s not just beneficial, but practically necessary, to take time off on occasion.

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Engage Your Workforce to Increase Happiness, Work Satisfaction, and Productivity

b2ap3_thumbnail_employee_engagement_initiatives_400.jpgBusiness owners need to understand that employee engagement is just as important a part of running an organization, as keeping operations running at optimal efficiency. After all, your employees are the ones responsible for keeping everything moving forward, and if they’re not happy and fulfilled, it can affect the quality of your end product or service. A new study finds that even businesses that have good intentions about employee engagement have trouble guaranteeing that their efforts are effective.

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Tip of the Week: 6 Tips to Becoming a Morning Person

b2ap3_thumbnail_waking_up_early_400.jpgIf you’ve ever tried to wake up before 6:00am, you know how difficult it can be. Crawling out of bed can be pure torture, and the thought of working for another eight, ten, or even twelve hours can be soul-crushing. Despite how difficult it can be to wake up, getting out of bed early and starting your day on a positive note can set the tone for your entire workday. Here are six ways that you can make your mornings less painful and build a productive routine.

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Tip of the Week: How to Write an Email that Will Actually Get Replied To

b2ap3_thumbnail_simple_emails_400.jpgHave you ever been in a situation where you’re watching your inbox, waiting for a response that probably isn’t coming? This is a problem that’s all too common, and it’s because the average business owner could very well be stymieing their own progress by sending emails that are too long, too wordy, or even too brief. A study by Boomerang suggests that there are four ways to make emails more viewer-friendly.

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Tip of the Week: Don’t Let These 4 Office Distractions Get the Best of You

b2ap3_thumbnail_offices_have_many_distractions_400.jpgIt’s time to be realistic and admit that the office can be an extraordinarily distracting place. Constant meetings and discussions, phones ringing, and emails hitting the inbox can all seem overwhelming. With so much going on, how can you get the most work done while still remaining in contact with your co-workers?

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How to Prevent the Crippling Effects of Downtime

b2ap3_thumbnail_the_cost_of_downtime_400.jpgDowntime is a critical problem with many businesses that have limited IT budgets. Organizations need to ensure that their bottom line is as high as possible, but if you’re constantly plagued by persistent downtime, your business is losing money when it doesn’t need to. We’re here to inform you about downtime, and what it can cost your business if it’s not addressed promptly.

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Tip of the Week: Chrome Extension Educates Users On Why Their Grammar is Bad

b2ap3_thumbnail_grammarly_editor_400.jpgGrammar is quite complex, and it can be a problem for some people who don’t write or compose documents on a daily basis. One way that you can correct your writing, as well as learn why your writing needs correction, is by using a free Google Chrome extension called Grammarly.

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