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Where are Your Next Customers?

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.

Business Uses for Twitter

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.

Microprojectors: Small But Mighty

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…

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.

What 2009 Rings in for IT Budgets

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…

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.

Reduce Friction in 2009 By Boosting Your Use Of Technology

In 2009, have a “tech audit” with your consultant and let her review your day to day business processes and see how technology can help. Read the story on Small Biz Technology…

In 2009, have a “tech audit” with your consultant and let her review your day to day business processes and see how technology can help.

10 Hot Technologies for 2009

What are the new technologies that stand to change the way you do business in 2009 and beyond? Here are at 10 to consider. Read the story on Inc. Technology…

What are the new technologies that stand to change the way you do business in 2009 and beyond? Here are at 10 to consider.

Wi-Fi Security: Block Rogue Access Points

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…

Wireless networks have moved to the small business arena, helping offices spread Internet connectivity and mobility at a low cost, but bringing security concerns.

Help for Recovering Stolen Laptops

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…

A variety of software and services — from Lojack to GadgetTrak — are designed to help recover a lost or stolen notebook computer.

How Much Ink Is Left in That Dead Cartridge?

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.

Lessons about Tech I Wish I Knew Then

“There are some steps that small business owners should take today that will help them tomorrow when it comes to understanding and deploying technology. It seems so obvious now. You think, why didn’t I do that then?” Read the story on Inc Technology

“There are some steps that small business owners should take today that will help them tomorrow when it comes to understanding and deploying technology.