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Improve your PowerPoint skills with these tips

Improve your PowerPoint skills with these tips

Office workers are far too familiar with slideshow presentations that are either more soporific than cough medicine or are horrible time sinks that make them miss their deadlines. To avoid becoming the next target of their ire and resentment — and perhaps become the presenter everyone actually enjoys — here are some tips on how […]

Why should you automate SMB marketing?

Why should you automate SMB marketing?

One of the biggest innovations in business and technology is marketing automation. Previously reserved for well-funded enterprises, marketing automation is now accessible to small businesses, thanks to affordable cloud solutions. Here are five profitable benefits to automating some of your most mundane marketing tasks. Instant responses to email requests If a customer or prospect sends […]

The benefits of a cloud-based ERP

The benefits of a cloud-based ERP

Businesses seeking to integrate their various systems may be intrigued by a cloud solution. An increasingly popular cloud solution for small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) is the enterprise resource planning (ERP). Find out what a cloud-based ERP is, and how your business can benefit from it. Define: Cloud-based ERP ERP is management software, usually offered […]

Instagram audience: Turn them into customers

Instagram audience: Turn them into customers

Did you know that your followers on Instagram are a goldmine for potential sales? But posting photos with a few filters is not enough to do the job. Turning your Instagram followers into buyers needs more than just a bunch of pretty images; it demands some marketing strategies to engage your followers and attract potential […]

How time tracking software benefits your business

How time tracking software benefits your business

At its most basic, time tracking software is an HR automation application that carefully monitors the time and resources spent on tasks by an employee or a group of employees. Time tracking applications usually have the following features:

Tracking work hours
Tracking billable hours
Taking screenshots of employees’ workstations
Analytics and reporting

Time tracking is a function of time management in an enterprise.

Tips for safeguarding business data

Tips for safeguarding business data

Some of the most well-known companies in the world have been victims of cyberattacks, including Sony Pictures, Home Depot, Adobe, and eBay. While major corporations are high-profile targets for hackers, small- and medium-sized businesses are not exempt, so they need to secure their networks and data. It may be difficult or impossible to undo any […]

Business challenges that Azure helps solve

Business challenges that Azure helps solve

There are many cloud computing solutions to choose from, and one size rarely fits all. One popular cloud-computing platform is Microsoft’s Azure, an array of integrated cloud solutions that include infrastructure and application services that can help your organisation overcome business challenges.

Ways a human resources management system improves your company culture

Ways a human resources management system improves your company culture

The benefits of a positive work culture cannot be overstated. When employees are more engaged and motivated, they’re more productive. There are countless ways to engage and motivate employees — most of which are made easier by technology.

One such tool is a human resources management system (HRMS), a powerful software platform that integrates all the tools and processes used by HR professionals.

Why your phone has slow internet speed

Why your phone has slow internet speed

Fed up with your smartphone because of its slow internet speed? Before you rush off to the nearest electronics store to buy a new one, take a look at these four possible reasons why your phone’s internet connection is slow. Router location One simple yet overlooked reason why your Wi-Fi-connected phone may be experiencing internet […]