Category Archives: General Tips & Tricks

How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

The security breach at Equifax a few months ago left many people thinking once again about identity theft. The best thing is to do everything you can to prevent it from happening to you. Here are a few tips to … Continue reading

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How to Beat Procrastination

How to Beat Procrastination Would you call yourself a procrastinator?  If so, you’re not alone, and with our to-do-lists growing daily, the percentage of people who procrastinate chronically has increased over the last few decades. There’s a difference between procrastinating and … Continue reading

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Is It Profitable to Blog?

Is It Profitable to Blog? One of the many online marketing options available for businesses is blogging. A blog can act as a company’s daily newspaper, letting customers and followers know the latest news about what’s happening. It can also be … Continue reading

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Cool Apps: Amazon Echo

Cool Apps: Amazon Echo Did you ever want a secretary that could answer questions all day? While Amazon’s Echo product can’t fetch coffee, it can perform all sorts of digital tasks that come up in daily life at work and … Continue reading

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Could Your Business Survive a Disaster?

Could Your Business Survive a Disaster? As business owners, we want to remain optimistic about our business’s future. But life can happen, and we need to be prepared.  A good business owner thinks about all the risks to their business … Continue reading

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The Power of Influencer Marketing

The Power of Influencer Marketing One of the hottest buzzwords in marketing this year is influencer marketing. Influencer marketing uses key people in thought leadership positions to spread the word about your brand.  These people may be paid or unpaid … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Streamline Your Payroll Process

Five Ways to Streamline Your Payroll Process For business owners with employers, payroll is a necessary task that can slow your day and tie you down if you let it.  If you’re looking for a way to make payroll less … Continue reading

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Cool Apps: Chatbots

Cool Apps: Chatbots In the last year, chatbots have exploded. A chatbot, short for chat robot, uses artificial intelligence to imitate a conversation with people. One place they have exploded is the Facebook Messenger app, which is a free instant … Continue reading

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The Death of the Annual Performance Review

The Death of the Annual Performance Review If you have employees, you probably also have a process to help them understand how they are doing on their job performance. There’s a new trend in large companies to kill the annual … Continue reading

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Cool Apps: Hootsuite

Social media is an awesome marketing tool, but it can also be a huge time drain.  If you post regularly, or want to post regularly, and use multiple social media platforms, such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Google+, then an … Continue reading

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