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How Chatbots Can Help Grow Your Small Business
By Donna Fuscaldo | March 03, 2021

Chatbots are becoming ubiquitous; here's how to use them in your small business.

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Key Fobs 101: What Small Businesses Need to Know
By Kiely Kuligowski | March 02, 2021

Key fobs are an important part of many access control systems. Here's how they work and how your small business can use them.

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Tips and Services to Help Your Office Go Paperless
By Skye Schooley | March 02, 2021

Transitioning to a paperless office is simple with these tips and services.

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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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How to Avoid Sending Spam Text Messages to Customers
By Julie Thompson | February 25, 2021

It can be tempting to take advantage of text message marketing and the direct line to your audience. But spamming your customers can be counterproductive.

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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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Protection 1
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 19, 2021

Protection 1, a division of ADT, is geared primarily toward home security, but it offers an affordable solution that could be of use to a small business. With an indoor and outdoor wireless security...

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Alibi Security
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 19, 2021

Alibi is a reasonably priced solution that integrates the analog closed-circuit television cameras you already own with high-tech IP cameras.

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Blink
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 19, 2021

Blink is an ultra-affordable, wireless security and monitoring system that is ideal for a very small, budget-conscious business or a home.

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Arlo
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 19, 2021

Arlo's series of security systems don't rely on a video recorder. Instead, you can connect up to 15 of the Arlo cameras to the cloud and then check in via mobile device or computer to livestream up...

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How to Implement an Electronic Health Records System
By Adam Uzialko | February 19, 2021

An EHR system may take time to implement, but the benefits are well worth the investment for healthcare facilities.

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Dome vs. Bullet vs. Turret Cameras: Which Is Best?
By Nicole Fallon | February 18, 2021

Dome cameras, bullet cameras, and turret cameras are all good video surveillance options, but it's important to choose the right one for your needs.

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How to Create Click-to-Call
By Max Freedman | February 15, 2021

Click-to-call gives current and potential customers a simple and convenient way to connect with your team over the phone.

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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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How to Find a HIPAA-Compliant CRM
By Max Freedman | February 12, 2021

This guide describes how HIPAA relates to healthcare organizations' use of CRM software, and how these businesses can ensure compliance with the cybersecurity requirements of the law.

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Is Not Accepting Credit Cards Hurting Your Bottom Line?
By Mona Bushnell | February 11, 2021

Customers overwhelmingly prefer to pay with debit and credit cards. Credit card processing is essential for a small business to maximize its profitability.

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Find the Best Invoice App for Your Business
By Katharine Paljug | February 11, 2021

When choosing invoice software, look for something easy to use and helpful for tracking outstanding invoices.

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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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How CRM Works in the Sales Funnel
By David Gargaro | February 09, 2021

CRM software can inform you about your customers and how they move through your sales funnel, helping you improve the customer experience from prospect to buyer.

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PayPal Alternatives for Accepting Online Payments
By Bennett Conlin | February 03, 2021

If you want to use something other than PayPal to accept payments, consider these options.

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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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Can Salesforce Stay on Top of CRM Providers in 2021?
By Mona Bushnell | January 25, 2021

Salesforce is a dominant force in the CRM world. However, there are alternatives to consider.

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Cyberattacks on Remote Workers on the Rise: How to Defend Your Business
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 25, 2021

Small businesses are a prime target for hackers, particularly with many employees now working from home.

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Adopting a CRM? How to Get Buy-in From Your Sales Department
By Mona Bushnell | January 22, 2021

A CRM is a great tool for marketing and sales teams, but only if you can get your sales department's buy-in.

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8 Big Data Solutions for Small Businesses
By Pamela Oldham | January 20, 2021

This guide includes basic information about big data and a list of eight big data solutions for small businesses.

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11 Benefits of CRM Systems
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 15, 2021

CRM software can provide a wealth of benefits for your small business, from customer retention to increased productivity.

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14 Collaboration Tools for Small Business
By Andreas Rivera | January 14, 2021

With the workplace now stretching out from offices and onto kitchen tables, digital collaboration tools are more important than ever.