You have probably seen numerous companies and websites refer to cloud technology. But you may not be aware of what it is and why it could potentially be very important for you and your business. Better access “The cloud” refers to a remote area where data and other electronic programs, software etc can be stored…

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During difficult times, it can be stressful. However, in some respects, it can also be positive, allowing you to take a moment and consider your work from a different angle. One of these factors you should consider is whether or not to create a new website. Feedback Before you make any major change, a good…

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If you think about it, your website is effectively your company’s shop window. This is where people will look up information about you and get their initial first impression. What you don’t want is a shop window where the display looks dated or worse needs tidying up. Therefore, here are the top 5 things to…

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Thanks to the great response to my previous blog which offered some advice on starting a business in a recession (click here to read) and a fair bit more free time on my hands, I thought I would write another which looks at some businesses which surprisingly were started in times of dire economic conditions.…

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As working remotely becomes more of a necessity in these recent times, it is something people may not be used to. Some people can find it hard to focus, while others may burn out. With a few tips it is possible to develop a consistent routine and get the most out of working remotely. Dress…

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As springtime nears, everyone starts to think about spring cleaning. However, it’s not just your drawers or the kitchen microwave that could do with a scrub, your company’s tech can also do with a bit of decluttering to help spark more joy from your devices. Your mobile If you are self-employed or do a lot…

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Most businesses have to use telephones or have some kind of phone system put in place. Even if you are self-employed, the chances are you will have some kind of mobile contact number or use a virtual assistant. Hosted telephony (sometimes referred to as cloud telephony or hosted VoIP) is when you use an outside…

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If you are looking to run your own business, do something on the side to raise a bit of extra money, or want to promote something you are passionate about, a website is effectively your shop window. There are various options you can choose for this, but one you should consider is a WordPress website,…

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After January 15th 2020, Windows 7 will no longer be available, with any machines with the system getting popups effectively forcing an update for Windows 10.  It is important to make sure your devices are up to date in order to keep them fully updated and secure. Security You need to check that your compliance…

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Calling a company can be stressful. Being put on hold for too long, being put through to the wrong person, and having to repeat information can frustrate customers. This is why it is recommended you look at upgrading to a modern phone system. Remote working As well as making the experience better for your customers,…

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