Is your email inbox out of control? Most business owners and managers have this problem. They spend far too much time dealing with basic email management, at the expense of doing the really important stuff (like growing the business). Are you spending more time trying to keep up, than getting on with the really important […]
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Excel. A critical app. But also one that can make you fall asleep. Especially when you’re using it to try to present data to other people. Did you know there’s a way to share data in a more dynamic way? It’s called Microsoft 3D Maps. And it’s so beautiful you could lick it. Watch our […]
For some people, the idea of ZERO emails waiting for them… is bliss. In fact, there’s a whole movement called Inbox Zero. Where you aim to clear your inbox every day, by being more efficient in the way you read and process emails. The BBC did a great article on it recently: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48271940 If you […]
There’s a new Wi-Fi standard which is going to speed up your connection to the internet. And make it easier for more devices to get a speedy connection at the same time. It’s called Wi-Fi 6. We think you’ll want to upgrade at the end of the year or early next year. So we created […]
Missed calls kill sales. Answerphones kill sales too. And both of these things are so easy to avoid. Using an up-to-date VOIP phone system. You’ve probably heard of VOIP. They’re phones that use your internet connection, rather than the traditional phone lines. And that makes them very cost effective, and unbelievably flexible. You’ll be able […]
Social media is an essential tool for all modern businesses. But frankly, it’s tiring trying to keep up with all that posting, scheduling and responding to messages. This post from Marketing and Growth Hacking introduces the best social media management tools, to help you grow your online presence without tearing your hair out. 27 of […]
Microsoft Office 365 is gorgeous, isn’t it? It’s packed with brilliant, productivity boosting tools that can take your business to a whole new level. But in our experience, most business owners and managers aren’t aware of everything that’s already available to them in their Office 365 suite. These days it’s a lot more than just […]
Windows 7 was such a great operating system. But its life is coming to an end. From January, Microsoft will no longer be supporting it. And that will have serious implications for your business… even if just one of your computers still uses Windows 7.
OK, so it’s only just turned 2019. But we want you to look ahead to next January, in 2020. Because there’s a major software problem on the way… and it’s going to affect half of all businesses and organisations.
It’s great when staff can use their mobiles for work, isn’t it? It means they can work at home, on the train – anywhere they get a Eureka! moment and feel the need to get something done. But it has a downside. If you’re not careful, people using their own devices for work can put your business at a greater risk of cyber crime and accidental data loss.