Between holiday stress, distracted or vacationing employees, unusual sales patterns, and managing your year-end budget, the fourth quarter isn’t the easiest time of year for business owners – especially the small business owner. Not only is everyone looking to you for answers, but keeping your business running smoothly while also trying to grow (and maintain […]
If you still think cybercrime can’t target your small business, think again. In the past 12 months, 47% of small businesses have suffered at least one cyberattack, according to a survey by Hiscox. Of those, 44% suffered between two and four attacks in that time period. Cyberattacks are more than just an inconvenience: Small businesses […]
If small businesses can see the future benefits of innovative technologies, they will have an edge in their market. Predictive analysis tools like artificial intelligence and machine learning are picking up speed, and fast! It’s safe to say that innovative technologies are more than a fad, they’re here to stay. If you aren’t yet on […]
Do you ever wonder if other small and medium size business face the same challenges you do? Do you wonder if they’re focusing on the same topics, investing in the same technology, or pursuing the same goals? Today we’re looking back at our most popular posts from 2018 to show you just what SMBs like […]
Holiday time is the perfect time to say thank you to the people who keep your business running every day. While not every company can manage a holiday party or bonuses for every employee, there are still plenty of ways to reward your team at year’s end.
Upgrading your information technology is necessary to avoid ending up with obsolete systems. Here are the factors small business owners should consider to ensure they choose IT solutions that can scale with their companies.
The holiday season is here once again. Here’s how your business can make the most of this season of selling with these tips that will help you showcase your business in its best light.
By Dr. Paul Smith, Vice President and Director, Xerox Research Centre Canada One start-up has developed ground-breaking fiber optic sensors to help industrial companies monitor crucial information in harsh environments. Another start-up has figured out an ingenious way to use cellulose from black spruce trees to create an all-natural alternative to environmentally destructive plastic […]
Small businesses will get their share of the spotlight this week thanks to the arrival of Small Business Saturday, Nov 24, 2018. Here’s how you can get in on the Shop Small® Movement and use it to benefit your business.