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Educate Yourself About Technology and Watch Productivity Increase Technology can be challenging and confusing, however, if you take the time to educate yourself (and your employees) you’ll find that you overall productivity, time saved, and customer satisfaction will increase. View
Using Software as a Service USA Today columnist, Steve Strauss, reviews the benefits of using software as a service for small businesses. View
How to Choose Accounting Software If you are not already using accounting software in your business, doing so is one of the smartest steps you can take to save time, improve your cash flow and simplify processes. Perhaps you are using accounting software, but are ready to upgrade or need more functionality. Here’s how to... View
How to Use Ratios to Manage Cash Flow With today’s accounting software packages, it is easier than ever to monitor all aspects of your business’s finances. Many packages, such as QuickBooks, even provide dashboards–graphical representations of company operations data that display an instant snapshot of your company... View
SCORE Tip of the Week: How to Pick a Cloud Services Provider David DeArmond of Baton Rouge SCORE gives advice for evaluating cloud storage services. View
How to Run Your Business from a Browser It’s never been easier to start and run a small business. Not easy, mind you, but much easier thanks in large part to a wide range of low-cost, easy-to-use cloud-based applications.  View
SEO 201: Q&A with Jim Christian, Director of Global SEO at GoDaddy Search Engine Optimization (SEO) In SEO 101, we talked about the basics of search engine optimization, or SEO. What is it? Why does it matter so much to the success of your business, both online and off? How much do you need to invest to improve your search rankings? That’s all important... View
How to Protect Yourself When Buying Technology For most business owners, buying business related technology is a stressful endeavor. Spend too little or go too low tech and you’ll find yourself needing to upgrade almost immediately. Spend too much or go too high tech and inevitably the manufacturer will come out with a new version or... View
How to Decelerate Cash Outflow Decelerating cash outflow in your business enables you to hold onto cash longer so you have more money available and more flexibility in your business. Here’s a closer look at some ways to decelerate cash outflow. If you have any question, don't hesitate to reach out to mentor to... View
How to Assess the Cost of Technology Solutions The cost of owning and operating a technology product or service over time is referred to as the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Since the TCO may be substantially higher than the initial upfront cost, a TCO comparison can help you decide between competing solutions that at first glance may seem... View