Small Business

IT news and analysis for small and medium-size businesses

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When tech and fashion collide

Boston MFA showcases 3D-printed fashions, laser-cut clothing and dresses sporting solar panels and LED lights in its #techstyle exhibit.

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6 outsourcing tips for small businesses

Experts discuss the pros and cons of outsourcing and what business owners should consider when thinking about outsourcing and choosing a vendor.

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47% Off Canon All-In-One Printer with Mobile Tablet Printing with Airprint and Google Cloud Print capabilities - Deal Alert

This all-in-one printer from Canon allows you to print with many powerful options including AirPrint(tm), Google Cloud Print, Morphia and the Canon PRINT app.

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7 ways small businesses can benefit from mobile apps

Small business, mobile marketing and customer experience experts share their tips and advice regarding how mobile applications can help businesses to better engage with customers, keep employees connected and boost the bottom line.

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How to keep your small business safe from data breaches and hacks

Ecommerce and security experts provide 10 tips for preventing breaches and hacks and keeping customer data safe.

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6 cloud services for growing your small business

Small business technology and ecommerce experts discuss how investing in the right software and/or cloud-based services can help small online and bricks-and-mortar companies successfully scale.

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7 ways small businesses can leverage customer data

Marketing, customer experience and data experts discuss what small and midsized businesses can learn about customers from the data they collect.

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SaaS heats up in revenue and hiring

A new report finds small and midsize software and SaaS companies making big revenue gains, leading to more hiring.

Salesforce sweetens the deal for growing SMBs with new Desk.com edition

Business Plus release focuses on enabling scalability.

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Health Insurance: The elephant in the (waiting) room

The perils of owning a business are many. Among the biggest challenges is health care for principals and employees. With the recent plan changes, the odds are stacked against you.

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Office 365 and Google for Work adoption rates to grow rapidly

The number of smaller organizations that will run all of their IT services in the cloud is expected to more than double within the next two years, according to a new survey.

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Why companies are avoiding managed services

For many small and midsize companies, having someone else remotely monitor and manage their computer network is a no-brainer. But according to a new study from CompTIA, companies that don't use managed service providers are more...

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7 steps to protect your business from cybercrime

As cybercriminals employ increasingly sophisticated tactics to steal identities and data, and the costs and consequences of data breaches skyrocket, here are seven steps that your small business should be taking to insulate themselves...

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5 costly consequences of SMB cybercrime

Cybercrime doesn’t affect only big businesses. Hackers are increasingly targeting vulnerable, smaller organizations, too. Learn more about how SMBs are targeted and the true costs of these crimes.

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How to move your website to a new host

If you run a website, there may come a time when you want to move it to a different host. Here’s how to pull it off without a hitch, and move your personal email too.

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New Gigabit Wi-Fi access points target SMBs

Cisco, D-Link, Edimax deliver impressive speeds, solid management tools

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The key to consulting happiness: become Batman

Whether you own or work at a development firm / agency, the primary factor in determining your happiness is going to be learning when and when not to care.

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Lack of security in small companies means big risk for the enterprise

Last year, we saw hackers successfully breach corporate giants like Target through unsecured POS system and HVAC vendors. How ELSE do small, third-party vendors and service providers present themselves as vulnerabilities for big...

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