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Women Business Owners Embrace Technology for Success

It has been 13 years since I wrote my first book, “The Girls’ Guide to Power and Success.”   (Where does the time go?)  My book was a precursor to “Lean In” by Sheryl Sandberg.  It focused on strategies to help women succeed in traditional career paths as well in their own businesses.  One of the [...]

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Is Cloud Computing all it’s Cracked Up to Be?

When tech-savvy people hear the term “cloud computing,” they’re either going to be indifferent, dismissing it as the latest technology fad, or they’ll hail it as a true revolution that could change the average Internet user’s life. The truth, as usual, is likely somewhere in the middle. While cloud technology has provided the average consumer [...]

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Could Your Small Business Survive a Disaster?

When a natural disaster strikes, such as the recent Oklahoma tornado, I’ve found small businesses get interested in learning more about disaster preparedness and managing their risk.  Then when things calm down and the headlines move on to other stories, entrepreneurs revert to business as usual. There’s no more sense of urgency. Disaster preparedness gets [...]

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Learn to Leverage the Power of Broadband to Enhance Your Small Biz Success

Technology is a game-changer for many small businesses.  Broadband connectivity and online business tools levels the competitive playing field — allowing small companies to compete along side big enterprises.  It also gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to conduct business around the globe. And cloud-based solutions provide small businesses with affordable resources that increase productivity and profitability.  [...]

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Crashed Computer More Disruptive Than a Sick Employee: New Research Reports

Technology is the lifeblood of any small business today. According to a recent survey from Brother International Corporation, 75 percent of small business owners say that a crashed computer is more disruptive to their business than a sick employee. Alarmingly, only 28 percent of small business owners said they completely understand the concept of cloud computing, and 42 percent of respondents said they are not using cloud computing at all.

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Thinking About the Cloud? Tips For Making a Smart Decision For Your Small Business

Apple’s recent announcement that it’s head is in the clouds with a service that makes personal documents accessible via any Apple device is one more sign that cloud computing is no longer the “wave of the future,” but instead now entering mainstream.

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