The web is not secure. Or at least not as secure as it would be if all websites used HTTPS. If this five-letter acronym seems familiar to you, that’s because the company behind the most popular search engine in the world, Google, has been putting pressure on website owners for the last three+ years to […]
The pre-touchscreen days of cell phones are thankfully long behind us, and we can consign to history all that thumping down on physical buttons just to make a call. With the advent of the smartphone, we’re now all well accustomed to gliding our fingers across the screen to activate our devices’ countless functions.
In today’s society of instant gratification, people have short attention spans. They want to have everything accessible at their fingertips via smartphones and tablets. For businesses with an online presence, this is either a new opportunity – or a missed one.
Internet browsing is a piece of cake, thanks to the many browsers available for every level of user. Basic users generally surf the Internet to chat with friends or to look up information for personal reasons. Advanced users, on the other hand, might prefer a technical tool to make browsing even more convenient.
Whether it’s checking your bank balance, the weather forecast or a flight delay, we have come to use apps to enable us to carry out routine tasks at the touch of a button and without leaving our phones. The Google Apps suite of programs like Drive, Gmail and Calendar can already help businesses to speed […]
The start of a new year can be a stressful time for all. Businesses are usually tied up planning for the rest of the year. This often means looking for new, yet affordable, business systems that can make tasks and business operations easier. To help, here are five free or affordable business systems that could […]
One of the biggest weaknesses of browser-based cloud systems like Google Drive, is that you generally are not able to open files using apps installed on your computer directly from the browser. Many of us who use Drive agree that being able to do so would probably help increase overall adoption of the system, and […]
Business has become a much more mobile affair, thanks largely in part to the various mobile devices and operating systems currently available. These systems all rely on apps to operate and there are a near limitless number of apps, that business users can benefit from.
It seems like September was a big month for mobile payments. From Apple launching a new service to announcements from both Amazon and Ebay. Soon there will be a number of new ways businesses can allow their customers to pay via mobile solutions, and an increasing number of businesses are considering switching over.
A common reason many small business owners start up a business is to deliver a specific service or product, and, of course to make a profit. Let’s face it, we are all in business to make money, and creating revenue is enjoyable! But, managing income can be decidedly less entertaining.