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Toshiba Tecra A40 Review: Is It Good for Business?
By Brett Nuckles | May 05, 2017

The Tecra A40 is a decent work laptop that’s a good pick for anyone who needs a DVD drive.

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Microsoft Office for Smartphones (Android) Review: Is It Good for Business?
By Brett Nuckles | April 29, 2017

Microsoft's new Office apps for Android smartphones are the best apps of their kind on the platform.

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Turn Employees into Social Media Ambassadors
By Shannon Gausepohl | April 28, 2017

Your employees can be great your best brand advocates on social media. Help encourage them to share.

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Background Checks Are Now Common for Temps and Freelancers
By Chad Brooks | April 25, 2017

A new study finds a huge jump in the number of organizations conducting background checks on their temporary and freelance workers.

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10 Amazing 3D Printing Startups
By Jennifer Post | April 20, 2017

Whether they're designing shoes or reproducing human tissues, startups are using 3D printing as a foundation for building innovative businesses.

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Working with Robots: Human and Machine Coexistence in the Workforce
By Adam Uzialko | April 10, 2017

Rather than fearing AI American workers should embrace it, as it can improve the way they do their jobs, and may ultimately create new jobs. Learn more here.

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Make the Most of Your Marketing Plan on a Budget
By Marci Martin | April 06, 2017

Most small businesses don't have the luxury of a big marketing budget. Here's how to make the most of the resources you have.

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Best Performance Management Software 2019
By Adam Uzialko | April 05, 2017

Human capital management and talent management are essential parts of human resources operations. We took a look at some of the best performance management software to help you better manage your...

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Apple iPad Mini 4: Is It Good for Business?
By Brett Nuckles | March 23, 2017

Apple's new mini iPad has a slimmer design, speedier performance and improved multitasking.

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Hanging It Up? Most Small Business Owners Not Interested in Retiring
By Chad Brooks | March 22, 2017

Small business owners have a more optimistic view of retirement than most professionals. Most said they would prefer not to retire and want to keep running their businesses as long as they're able.

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Laptop vs. Desktop PC: Which Is Better for Business?
By Brett Nuckles | March 21, 2017

Laptops are sleek and portable, but a desktop PC might be the better investment for your business.

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5 Key Customer Service Mistakes You Need to Avoid
By Jennifer Post | March 09, 2017

Good customer service is critical to the success of any business. Learn five common mistakes that many brands make and how to avoid them.

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Lenovo Miix 510 Review: Is It Good for Business?
By Brett Nuckles | March 01, 2017

Lenovo's Miix 510 is a capable 2-in-1 tablet that's terrific for taking notes.

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How to Fire an Employee the Right Way
By Sammi Caramela | February 28, 2017

Letting an employee go is a difficult decision that a business owner may one day have to face. Here's how to do it the right way, from a legal and professional standpoint.

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Have You Been Hacked? How to Recover from a Data Breach
By Sammi Caramela | February 28, 2017

Has your small business suffered from a data breach? Here's how to recover and maintain your reputation with clients and customers.

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Bar, Line or Pie? How to Choose the Right Graph for Your Data
By Sammi Caramela | February 28, 2017

Creating a visual representation of your data for presentations and reports requires choosing the right type of graph or chart. Workshop Digital shares options and tips.

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DIY PR: 10 Public Relations Solutions for Small Businesses
By Marci Martin | February 23, 2017

Tackling your own startup PR? Use these 10 tech tools and resources to streamline your efforts.

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Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch (Touch Bar) Review: Is It Good for Business?
By Brett Nuckles | February 23, 2017

Apple's new 15-inch MacBook Pro is a gorgeous piece of technology that will change the way you work – maybe.

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MacBook Pro With Touch Bar vs. Microsoft Surface Book: Which Is Better for Business?
By Brett Nuckles | February 18, 2017

Can Apple’s Touch Bar-equipped MacBook stand up to Microsoft’s flexible 2-in-1?

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Lenovo Yoga Book (Android) Review: Is It Good for Business?
By Brett Nuckles | February 16, 2017

Workers who want to digitize their handwritten notes should take a look at Lenovo’s Yoga Book.

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Acer Chromebook R 13 Review: Is It Good for Business?
By Brett Nuckles | February 09, 2017

Acer's Chromebook R 13 is one of the most versatile Chromebooks on the market, and not solely because of its flexible 360-degree hinge.

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18 Nontraditional Perks and Benefits Your Employees Want
By Chad Brooks | February 08, 2017

Many employers are going beyond the traditional benefits packages to entice job seekers. Learn more about what employers are offering employees here.

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Road Map to an App: How to Create Mobile Applications
By Chad Brooks | February 07, 2017

A guide on how to create a mobile app for your business.

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4 Free Encryption Services to Secure Your Business Communications
By Adam Uzialko | February 02, 2017

Protect your communications with end-to-end encryption. Not sure how? Check out these free and easy-to-use communications encryption services.

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Lenovo N22 Chromebook Touch Review: Is It Good for Business?
By Brett Nuckles | January 28, 2017

Lenovo's N22 Chromebook is an enticing little secondary computer for budget-minded workers.

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Surface Studio vs. Cintiq: Which Is Better for Business?
By Brett Nuckles | December 07, 2016

Microsoft's new Surface Studio looks like a Cintiq killer.

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MacBook Pro 13-inch (Touch Bar) Review: Is It Good for Business?
By Brett Nuckles | November 29, 2016

The MacBook Pro's novel Touch Bar is neat, but it won't speed up your workflow much.

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3 Ways to Use Instagram Live for Business
By Sara Angeles | November 23, 2016

Instagram Live lets businesses broadcast live streaming videos and boost engagement with customers.

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6 Incredible Ways Businesses are Using Artificial Intelligence Today
By Adam Uzialko | November 22, 2016

The AI future is happening now, and businesses are using machine learning to capitalize on new opportunities. These six companies offer AI-powered services to remake the business world.

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Lenovo Yoga Book Review: Is It Good for Business?
By Brett Nuckles | November 10, 2016

Lenovo's new Yoga Book offers up a truly novel take on digital note-taking.