Web design trends you should follow today

Web design trends you should follow today

Many small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) nowadays build and maintain their own website to reach more customers. But because a majority of your competitors also have a website, an underperforming site just won’t do. Follow these web design trends to increase web traffic and boost your bottom line. Scrolling Scrolling is a convenient method to […]

What goes into a business continuity plan?

What goes into a business continuity plan?

Events out of your control can disrupt your business operations. While you can’t necessarily control the unexpected, you can take some precautions to prevent most business disruptions. Here are some things to consider when developing a business continuity plan (BCP). Backup your data, applications, and servers Today, companies are more dependent than ever on IT […]

Make the most out of your O365 subscription

Make the most out of your O365 subscription

It may seem as if Office 365 is merely Microsoft’s way of joining the online subscription bandwagon, but that’s not the case. O365 is Microsoft’s way of upgrading its ubiquitous Office suite by augmenting it with cloud features. Office apps and the files you create with them are accessible wherever there’s an internet connection, but […]

Watch Out For Hidden Telecom Fees

Watch Out For Hidden Telecom Fees

John Hagan President of TeleData Select is a trusted ProviDyn partner and expert in reviewing business telecom expenses with an eye for finding inefficiencies, errors and opportunities for cost savings. John and his team have reviewed thousands bills over the years and know how to spot the endless array of extra taxes and fees.

Tips to monitor employee activities online

Tips to monitor employee activities online

There are a lot of pros and cons when it comes to monitoring your employees online. We’ve put together an honest and transparent list of arguments for and against this practice. And if you decide it is something you want to pursue, we’ve provided some tips for a smooth implementation process. The case for monitoring […]

How to boost your SMB’s social media presence

How to boost your SMB’s social media presence

Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) nowadays are more competitive than ever. As an SMB owner, you’re probably constantly looking for ways to boost your social media presence, outdo your competitors, and increase profits. Here are some ways to do that. Create buyer personas Social media data is a great tool to gather information about your […]

An SMB’s IT hardware checklist

An SMB’s IT hardware checklist

Imagine going back to the office after a long vacation, only to be greeted by a messy workstation. Frustrating, isn’t it? If your enterprise wants to start a new year working with clean, organized technology, this IT hardware checklist is just what you need. ✓ Clean up your computer components Wipe your monitor with clean, […]

Best Chrome extensions to install

Best Chrome extensions to install

Google Chrome is fast, clean, and versatile. It delivers a great browsing experience to users, so it’s no surprise that it has the widest user base out of all web browsers. It’s also expandable and customizable, thanks to the thousands of extensions available at the Chrome Web Store. It can be quite taxing to sort […]

Productivity tip: Email automation

Productivity tip: Email automation

If you’ve ever received what looked like a personalized email from a huge corporation, there’s a good chance it was actually written using an email automation platform. This technology saves time and money while strengthening customer relationships, and contrary to popular belief, it is well within most SMB budgets. What is email automation? Usually included […]

5 Reasons You Should Adopt More Cloud-Based Applications

5 Reasons You Should Adopt More Cloud-Based Applications

Everyone is using some sort of cloud application these days to conduct business - in the office, at home, on the road, and everywhere else service is available for a smart phone or mobile device. The client server software hayday is mostly over as companies are realizing they don’t want the responsibility of owning depreciable assets, the capital expense of a refresh every 5 years and the headaches involved with software licensing.