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Where are Your Next Customers?

December 29, 2008 9:02 am Published by Leave your thoughts

While the internet essentially puts the entire world right outside your storefront door, there are challenges to selling abroad – from shipping to understanding local customs and preferences. PayPal has put together a new resource to help small businesses sell abroad called the Global Selling Guide. Read the story on Small Biz Technology…

Business Uses for Twitter

December 29, 2008 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Welcome to microblogging, a new form of Internet communication that has interesting business possibilities. Twitter started as a personal service, where members answered the question “What are you doing?” in 140 characters or less. While many tweets, as the messages are called, broadcast mundane inanities about snacking or napping, increasingly proponents are using Twitter to broadcast news, to promote their companies, and to establish closer relationships with clients and customers. Read the story on Inc. Technology…

Microprojectors: Small But Mighty

December 22, 2008 9:10 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Whether it’s to clinch a sale, show off a new product or discuss a potential acquisition, the digital projector is major part of everyday corporate work. Welcome to the era of the microprojector. Read the story on PCW Business Center…

What 2009 Rings in for IT Budgets

December 22, 2008 9:08 am Published by Leave your thoughts

What will the financial crisis mean to your business’ IT budget? Will there be pressure to make existing IT systems go farther? On the other hand, is this a good time to buy? Read the story on Inc. Technology…

Wi-Fi Security: Block Rogue Access Points

December 4, 2008 9:22 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Wireless networks have moved to the small business arena, helping offices spread Internet connectivity and mobility at a low cost, but bringing security concerns. Unauthorized access points can undercut your Wi-Fi security. Read the story on Inc. Technology…

Help for Recovering Stolen Laptops

December 4, 2008 9:20 am Published by Leave your thoughts

A variety of software and services — from Lojack to GadgetTrak — are designed to help recover a lost or stolen notebook computer. These products have become more appealing to businesses of all sizes. Read the story on Inc. Technology…

Mobile Broadband: The New “WiFi”

December 4, 2008 9:17 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Notebook computer vendors are now more aggressively pushing to have you buy a mobile wireless card that’s built into your computer. Nothing to lose, nothing to break – and you might just get a sweet deal. Read the story on Small Biz Technology…

How Much Ink Is Left in That Dead Cartridge?

December 4, 2008 9:12 am Published by Leave your thoughts

You’ve probably had this experience: Your printer tells you it’s time to change the cartridge, but you dismiss the message and keep printing. Days or weeks later, you’re still using the same cartridge and thinking to yourself that rumors of its death were greatly exaggerated. Read the story on Entrepreneur.com…