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5 Free Quote Templates and Software
By Nicole Fallon | May 03, 2021

Quote templates and software can make it easier for your business to create and send proposals to clients.

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Why Your Business Should Avoid 'Free' Background Checks
By Patrick Proctor | April 30, 2021

Free background checks might not be all that they seem by initial, outward appearances. Here's why your business should avoid using them.

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GoToConnect
By Jeff Hale | April 14, 2021

GoToConnect combines the power and reliability of Jive's cloud VoIP phone systems with GoToMeeting's web, audio, and video conferencing into one simple, reliable, and flexible solution.

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Nextiva
By Jeff Hale | April 13, 2021

Nextiva is one of the best phone systems for businesses with multiple locations. It's a cloud-based VoIP system that can spread across several offices and stores yet still be managed from one central...

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Dialpad
By Jeff Hale | April 13, 2021

Dialpad offers voice calling, video conferencing and text messaging. This flexibility helps small businesses connect with clients in ways that work best for both customers and businesses. This VoIP...

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8x8
By Chad Brooks | April 13, 2021

8x8 is our favorite phone system for small businesses because of its features, reliability and customer service.

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Ooma
By Chad Brooks | April 13, 2021

Ooma Office is our favorite business phone system for very small businesses because of its easy installation and low cost.

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RingCentral
By Chad Brooks | April 13, 2021

RingCentral is our favorite phone service for businesses because of its wide array of features, reliability and multiple service plans.

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Grasshopper
By Chad Brooks | April 08, 2021

Grasshopper is our favorite virtual business phone service for a mobile workforce because of its ease of use and flexibility.

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Best Live Chat Apps
By Jennifer Post | March 26, 2021

This guide explains how live chat apps work and their customer service benefits for small business, and provides tips on how to choose a live chat app for your business.

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8 Best Project Management Apps
By Julie Thompson | March 22, 2021

This guide includes eight of the most popular project management apps for small business.

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Best Apps for Scheduling Appointments
By Marisa Sanfilippo | March 19, 2021

These applications are the best for scheduling appointments, which can save you and your business time, money, and irritation.

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Open-Source Document Management: Pros and Cons
By Derek Walter | February 26, 2021

Open-source systems create an opportunity to test-drive programs before purchasing a proprietary solution. Here's what you need to know about open-source document management.

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Project Management Software Buying Guide
By Adam Uzialko | February 23, 2021

Project management software can be a valuable tool for small businesses to keep assignments both on track and on budget.

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Maintenance Management Software: A Buyer's Guide
By Brittney Morgan | February 22, 2021

If you have equipment and assets of any kind, maintenance management software could make your business more efficient.

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Samsara
By Skye Schooley | February 12, 2021

Samsara has sleek, easy-to-use software with real-time updates. Here's why we think it's the best GPS fleet tracking software platform.

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Azuga
By Skye Schooley | February 12, 2021

Azuga's sleek interface, flexible contract structure and solid support make it a good option for small businesses looking to try a fleet tracking system.

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NexTraq
By Skye Schooley | February 12, 2021

We recommend NexTraq as the top GPS fleet tracking service for safety features. It offers more driver safety features than other fleet tracking services, in addition to driver education resources and...

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GPS TrackIt
By Skye Schooley | February 12, 2021

GPS Trackit is the best value for GPS fleet tracking software thanks to its low costs for comprehensive features, its flexible pricing structure and its 30-day money-back guarantee.

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Rubex by eFileCabinet
By Adam Uzialko | February 10, 2021

Rubex by eFileCabinet is our pick for the best low-cost document management software for small business, because it offers effective features at a highly competitive price point.

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Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Customer Service to an Offshore Call Center
By Adam Uzialko | January 26, 2021

This guide describes the pros and cons of outsourcing customer service to an offshore call center. Is an offshore call center right for you, or is it a risk you can't afford to take?

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VoIP for Business: Why It Makes Sense
By Chad Brooks | January 13, 2021

VoIP phone systems can be very beneficial for small businesses.

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How to Turn Your iPad Into a POS System
By Anna Attkisson | January 11, 2021

Wondering how you can set up your iPad as a POS system? Here's what you need to know.

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Guide to Shipping Software
By Max Freedman | December 29, 2020

Shipping software is a critical need for online businesses. Here is a complete guide on what it is, what it includes and what the top options are.

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Equipment Leasing: A Guide for Business Owners
By Mona Bushnell | December 28, 2020

Don't have the cash or desire to purchase equipment outright? Here's what you need to know about equipment leasing.

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AdvancedMD Practice Management
By Adam Uzialko | December 10, 2020

If you want to purchase a full healthcare suite with an integrated practice management and electronic medical record system, look no further than AdvancedMD's comprehensive, full-featured platform.

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Greenway Health – Intergy EMR
By Adam Uzialko | December 04, 2020

Greenway Health's EMR software, Intergy, is one of the most flexible solutions we have evaluated. It offers multiple options to navigate most of the tools, many of which are customizable to improve...

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Kareo
By Adam C. Uzialko | December 04, 2020

Kareo's healthcare IT platform is primarily geared toward small practices. It offers a highly intuitive and user-friendly interface while still maintaining all the most important features.

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CareCloud
By Adam Uzialko | December 04, 2020

Here is the best practice management software for a small or midsize medical office. We considered pricing, features and expert advice.