How to add checkbox in Crystal Report

There are many instances when client wants to give multiple copies of the invoices to their customers, where they must segregate multiple copies into original and duplicate. So we have given option on the report for those client where at the header part Original and Duplicate check boxes are given. So if the specific invoice… Read More »

Exporting Payments in Sage X3

Most of the clients has requirement to export their supplier payments which are created in Sage X3 so that they can upload the exported payment information on their bank site for making the bulk payments to their suppliers. So to achieve this we have developed a utility which will helps users to export the required… Read More »

Add Pending Qty column in PO Receipt screen in Sage X3

In Sage X3, we know that users can create the PO order, PO receipt, PO return and PO invoice transactions against vendors/suppliers using purchase module. So in PO module, whenever user created the receipt from particular purchase order or returning some qty using purchase return screen, then Qty on hand or stock Qty got affected.… Read More »

How to call an API through POSTMAN tool and map with X3 fields

We come across the scenario, where we will use POSTMAN software tool  to examine the working of external API. Postman is a simple GUI for sending HTTP requests and viewing responses. REST services are available in sage x3 that returns data in a JSON format. In this blog, we are going to visualize the mapping… Read More »

How to solve ‘Non-existent Account’ error while posting Sales invoice

A sales invoice is an accounting document that records a business transaction. Sales invoices provide the business with a record of the services they’ve provided to a customer. When you post an invoice or credit note, the value of each invoice line posts to the nominal account specified for the item. But sometimes we get error while posting sales invoice due… Read More »

How to prevent the printing of a report pro-grammatically

In Sage X3, we may come across a situation where we need to prevent printing of a report and we can achieve this using code. Steps to follow :  To prevent printing of a report we need to create a specific processing script for the report and put the following code in the file. The… Read More »

Customer or Supplier address deletion

Sometimes, you want to delete the address of a customer or Supplier or BP which is wrong or you want to change the address or you want to delete the address for some other reason. You can follow the below steps to check if the address can be deleted. Steps: If you need to delete… Read More »

Generation of Account Code on the basis of Group, Sub-Group and Classification

In Sage X3, using auto numbering feature we can generate document numbers for most of the transaction and masters like Purchase or Sales document numbers or Customer or Supplier numbers etc. But there is no provision to generate account code automatically so we did an add-on customization where Account code gets generated automatically on the… Read More »

How to get an Open PO Amount using inquiry screens in Sage X3

At first, we will see, what is an Open PO Amount? After creating GRN/Receipt against Purchase Order, remaining amount of PO i.e. (Total PO Amount including Tax – Total Receipt/GRN Amount including tax) is the Open PO Amount. That means Open PO Amount will be calculated until that PO is open. If PO is closed,… Read More »

Calculating number of attachments in Sage X3

As we know, using attachment featured In Sage X3, user can attach various documents/files against any masters or transactions screen. With this feature users can attach file types like word document, Image, Text, PDF and Excel etc. The attached documents can be the reference/source documents of that particular entry. This helps all the users to… Read More »

Microsoft Dynamics GP, AX and NAV – Best Choice For Your Business

Microsoft ERP’s are undoubtedly the most versatile and known for easy customizations. A business owner might be thinking about having one of these from the Dynamics series but confused about which one to choose. Let's figure out the right ERP from the Microsoft Dynamics Series for your Business!

Today, Tomorrow and The Future Scope For NetSuite ERP

Netsuite delivers a full processed ERP system for large and small scale organizations. Believe it or not, over 40,000 organization and small-scale business across 160 countries have put trust in Netsuite and their way of organizing the business helps them to take their financial operation process to the cloud. Learn about The Past, The Present and the Future Scope of Netsuite Cloud ERP!

New Features of SAP Business ByDesign 1808

SAP Business ByDesign is here with its new features which will help its users in a much more coherent way to manage their business processes. Here are the modules on which SAP Business ByDesign 1808 has made enhancements!

6 Benefits of Acumatica Cloud ERP That Makes Everyone Love It

In the era of cloud computing, you do not want to choose the technology that is decades old and monotonous. Acumatica has been qualified as a true Cloud ERP Platform. Also, consumption-based licensing allows small and mid-size companies to afford an unrestricted cloud ERP system. Check out these Benefits of using Acumatica Cloud ERP for various business requirements!

Advantages of SAP Business One OnDemand

With SAP Business One OnDemand, businesses can integrate all the critical functions from sales to customer relationships to financials and operations without the cost or complexity of an On-Premise Model. You pay a monthly subscription fee per user and SAP VAR Partners will take care of the rest. Check out all the advantages of SAP B1 OnDemand!

7 Mind-Blowing Reasons To Upgrade To NetSuite From Your Accounting Software

The journey of NetSuite started in 1998 when it used to be a web-based Accounting Software and was called Net ledger. Netsuite now is still web based with Solid Accounting Features but it has grown into a full-fledged ERP system that can easily give popular ERP systems like SAP B1 and Dynamics NAV a run for their money. Here are some of the reasons to upgrade to NetSuite from your present accounting software!

Why Is Everyone Talking About NetSuite SuiteWorld 2018?

SuiteWorld is NetSuite’s annual and official event aimed to celebrate remarkable business with customers and partners through the power of the highly equipped platform. This year the event was held in Las Vegas from 23rd to 26 April and it happened to be a huge blast. Here is all you need to know about SuiteWorld 2018!

Evolution of Microsoft Dynamics NAV – An Infographic

For any organization, an Enterprise Resource Planning software is an essentiality. Microsoft Dynamics NAV has been one of the most successful ERP systems and has helped numerous companies pave their way to success. Some of the worlds' ecommerce leaders owe it to Microsoft Dynamics NAV for their success. Here is an Infographic on the evolution of Microsoft Dynamics Nav from PC-Plus!

5 Reasons Why Shopify Integration Will Benefit Your Business

Nowadays, integration between business systems is very popular among business organizations. In this blog, we will explore the 5 reasons for integrating a Shopify store with a ERP or CRM system. As a case study, we will take the example of a customer who has launched a new Shopify store for online business and has an ERP with existing business data.

How Manufacturers Can Benefit From The Theory Of Constraints

There are many valuable lessons in Dr. Eliyahu M. Goldratt’s classic book, The Goal regarding how manufacturers can benefit from the Theory of Constraints (TOC). What makes this book a must-read for anyone in manufacturing is how effectively it shows how constraints can also provide the needed data and insights to achieve greater process improvements.… The post How Manufacturers Can Benefit From The Theory Of Constraints appeared first on IQMS Manufacturing Blog.

Monitor Machine Performance With Manufacturing Process Monitoring Software

Bottom Line:  Capturing machine process and measurement data with real-time process monitoring helps manufacturers improve quality and compliance, while also increasing production yields and shop floor productivity. Manufacturers are continually faced with the challenges of improving time-to-market while reducing production costs and increasing quality. Given the massive amount of data a typical production plant generates… The post Monitor Machine Performance With Manufacturing Process Monitoring Software appeared first on IQMS Manufacturing Blog.

Manufacturing Keeps Going Strong At Mar-Bal

Mar-Bal operates four manufacturing facilities in North America and a sales office in Shanghai, China. They manufacture thermoset composite products essential to the appliance, electrical distribution, and industrial marketplaces. Mar-Bal continues production under the guidelines set forth by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine. The Ohio policy, which was one of the first enacted in the US,… The post Manufacturing Keeps Going Strong At Mar-Bal appeared first on IQMS Manufacturing Blog.

How Monoflo International Is Helping to Contain COVID-19

Monoflo International, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of reusable totes, pallets, and custom size plastic products used across a variety of industries including e-commerce, medical and pharmaceutical retailers, and logistics operations. Differentiated by its unique, interchangeable container and pallet design, Monoflo International is able to easily adapt its containers and pallets to meet the needs… The post How Monoflo International Is Helping to Contain COVID-19 appeared first on IQMS Manufacturing Blog.

How To Keep Medical Supplies Moving With ERP Remote Access

Global Interconnect Inc. (GII) is a worldwide provider of custom-engineered cable assemblies, connectors, and components often used in medical supplies. Based in Massachusetts with offices and facilities in Hong Kong and China, GII’s products are used extensively in electrosurgical tools, critical patient monitoring devices, and other products for medical applications, and medical supplies with zero-failure… The post How To Keep Medical Supplies Moving With ERP Remote Access appeared first on IQMS Manufacturing Blog.
Recently, Augustine Plastics, Inc. (API), a world-class custom injection molder in Somerset, PA, has dedicated much of its capability and capacity to the manufacturing of components used in nebulizers, oxygen therapy equipment, and suction units for the treatment of patients infected with COVID-19. These items are normal, everyday components for API, but the demand for therapeutic respiratory products has increased significantly. With expedited demand of these components, managing increased production and resources has been a top priority. API utilizes

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How Augustine Plastics Meets Soaring Demand For Respiratory Equipment

Recently, Augustine Plastics, Inc. (API), a world-class custom injection molder in Somerset, PA, has dedicated much of its capability and capacity to the manufacturing of components used in nebulizers, oxygen therapy equipment, and suction units for the treatment of patients infected with COVID-19. These items are normal, everyday components for API, but the demand for… The post How Augustine Plastics Meets Soaring Demand For Respiratory Equipment appeared first on IQMS Manufacturing Blog.

Balancing Demand Planning & Same-Day Shipping

Calibration Technologies balances increased demand for cold food, medical and pharmaceutical storage in response to the proliferation of COVID-19. Calibration Technologies Inc. was founded in 2004 with a mission to protect people and property by building the best gas detection systems in the world. Today, the Columbia, MO-based company is a leading manufacturer of gas… The post Balancing Demand Planning & Same-Day Shipping appeared first on IQMS Manufacturing Blog.

Running 24/7 to Meet Medical Industry Demands

Through proactive business continuity planning, real-time monitoring, and its DELMIAworks manufacturing ERP system, Eldon James is running production 24/7 to meet its medical industry customers’ increased demand in the wake of COVID-19. Eldon James is a world-class manufacturer of medical tubing and connection solutions based in Colorado. Using a combination of real-time monitoring, ERP, manufacturing… The post Running 24/7 to Meet Medical Industry Demands appeared first on IQMS Manufacturing Blog.

Adapting Fast When Manufacturing Demand Shifts: Lessons From Core Technology

Leveraging DELMIAworks manufacturing ERP system, Core Technology Molding Corporation reallocates manufacturing resources to meet the spike in manufacturing demand for medical testing kits in the wake of COVID-19. Core Technology Molding Corporation is a custom injection molding manufacturer based in Greensboro, North Carolina. Today, Core Technology differentiates its business by combining the DELMIAworks ERP system’s… The post Adapting Fast When Manufacturing Demand Shifts: Lessons From Core Technology appeared first on IQMS Manufacturing Blog.

ERP Sustains Manufacturing during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed manufacturers to rapidly shift gears, from addressing work-from-home policies to managing extreme swings in demand and uncertain supply chains. In the process, it has highlighted an aspect of manufacturing ERP that is not as visible in more normal times— business continuity. It’s not that an ERP system’s ability to mitigate… The post ERP Sustains Manufacturing during COVID-19 appeared first on IQMS Manufacturing Blog.

Advantages of Payroll Management Software for SMEs

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) never find it easy to run their business operations. For them, it becomes a bit daunting to handle the front-office as well as back-office operations efficiently at the same time, with their employees sharing multiple roles due to the limited resources. In such a scenario, automating tasks with the use […]

Simplifying Operations with a Web-based ERP

When you hear the term enterprise resource planning (ERP), things that automatically come to your mind could be on-premise, and Cloud ERP, among other things. These two actually are the top-of-the-mind recalls for the people who have got the slightest idea about the ERP systems. The people who think about web-based ERP systems after hearing […]

Save Cost by Waste Management using ERP

For any manufacturing business, whether discreet or process, the most sought-after objectives are managing resources optimally, and increasing profitability. To achieve these end goals, manufacturers adopt various practices such as inventory management and control, cost control measures, and waste management. One thing that drives all these practices efficiently within the four walls of the manufacturing […]

Benefits of Online Recruitment Software

There are two kinds of people on this planet: those with internet access, and those without. The former is more than half of humanity, with the International Tele­communication Union (ITU), a UN agency, confirming that 51.2 percent of the world’s population was already online by the end of December 2018. And as we write this […]

Supply Chain Problems during COVID-19

COVID-19 continues to bulldoze the world. With the World Health Organization (WHO) upgrading its global risk to “very high”, it has undoubtedly become a serious challenge for humanity, affecting hundreds of thousands of people worldwide every day. The pandemic hasn’t spared the businesses either, as the global economy and international markets continue to plunge with […]

ERP Can Be a Shot-in-the-Arm for eCommerce Businesses in COVID-19?

Retail businesses need to hit the reset button and adapt the new normal i.e. eCommerce. With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more people are making shopping transition from brick and mortar stores to online stores to get the items they need. The transition is quick and will exist for long. Undoubtedly, it’s […]

What is Human Resource Management Software?

Imagine an organization with hundreds of employees but still relying on manual, old school techniques for administration and employee management. This results in having an unproductive and disorganized taskforce wasting most of the time in doing unnecessary tasks.   Hence, to deal with this inefficiency, a smarter and unified solution is being opted by many companies. This contemporary […]

8 Ways to Effectively Manage a Remote Workforce

Turning your own space into your workplace is not a newly introduced practice. Remote workforce or employees working from home has not been a very old tradition for businesses. The only difference is that remote working, a decade ago, was considered as a perk or facility given to the employees. But now it has become an absolute need for the organizations […]

NDMA’s Guidelines to Start Manufacturing after COVID-19 Outbreak

NDMA issues precautionary measures to be taken by the manufacturing units while restarting the operations Following the recent incident of gas leakage at Visakhapatnam’s LG Polymer Plant, which claimed lives of 12 people, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) issued latest guidelines that need to be carefully considered by the manufacturers while restarting operations after the imposed lockdown due to COVID-19 comes to an end. With lockout/tagout procedures […]

Essential Modules of an ERP System for Food Industries

For manufacturers, predominantly the ones who are into process manufacturing businesses such as pharmaceutical, food & beverages, chemicals, paints & coatings, and personal care & cosmetics, among others, there is no dearth of issues and problems.  Battling challenges on various fronts such as traceability, compliance, quality, inventory, etc., the process manufacturers seek a panacea in an enterprise resource planning (ERP) […]

Why Security Needs To Be Integral To DevOps

Bottom Line: DevOps and security teams need to leave one-time gating inspections in the past and pursue a more collaborative real-time framework to achieve their shared compliance, security and time-to-market goals. Shorter product lifecycles the need to out-innovate competitors and exceed customer expectations with each new release are a few of the many reasons why […] Why Security Needs To Be Integral To DevOps is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

Dissecting The Twitter Hack With A Cybersecurity Evangelist

Bottom Line: Shattering the false sense of security in tech, the recent Twitter hack blended altruism, fame, greed, social engineering via SIM swapping and insider threats to steal $120,000 from victims when the economic and political damage could have been far worse. Targeting the most influential celebrities on Twitter, hackers orchestrated a social engineering-based attack […] Dissecting The Twitter Hack With A Cybersecurity Evangelist is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

10 Ways AI Is Improving New Product Development

Startups’ ambitious AI-based new product development is driving AI-related investment with $16.5B raised in 2019, driven by 695 deals according to PwC/CB Insights MoneyTree Report, Q1 2020. AI expertise is a skill product development teams are ramping up their recruitment efforts to find, with over 7,800 open positions on Monster, over 3,400 on LinkedIn and […] 10 Ways AI Is Improving New Product Development is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

5 Mistakes That Threaten Infrastructure Cybersecurity And Resilience

Bottom line: With many IT budgets under scrutiny, cybersecurity teams are expected to do more with less, prioritizing spending that delivers the greatest ROI while avoiding the top five mistakes that threaten their infrastructures. In a rush to reduce budgets and spending, cybersecurity teams and the CISOs that lead them need to avoid the mistakes […] 5 Mistakes That Threaten Infrastructure Cybersecurity And Resilience is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

Why Cybersecurity Is Really A Business Problem

Bottom Line: Absolute’s 2020 Endpoint Resilience Report illustrates why the purpose of any cybersecurity program needs to be attaining a balance between protecting an organization and the need to keep the business running, starting with secured endpoints. Enterprises who’ve taken a blank-check approach in the past to spending on cybersecurity are facing the stark reality […] Why Cybersecurity Is Really A Business Problem is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

How To Improve Channel Sales With AI-Based Knowledge Sharing Networks

Bottom Line: Knowledge-sharing networks have been improving supply chain collaboration for decades; it’s time to enhance them with AI and extend them to resellers to revolutionize channel selling with more insights. The greater the accuracy and speed of supply chain-based data integration and knowledge, the greater the accuracy of custom product orders. Add to that […] How To Improve Channel Sales With AI-Based Knowledge Sharing Networks is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

Why Securing Endpoints Is The Future Of Cybersecurity

86% of all breaches are financially motivated, where threat actors are after company financial data, intellectual property, health records, and customer identities that can be sold fast on the Dark Web. 70% of breaches are perpetrated by external actors, making endpoint security a high priority in any cybersecurity strategy.  55% of breaches originate from organized […] Why Securing Endpoints Is The Future Of Cybersecurity is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

How Barclays Is Preventing Fraud With AI

Bottom Line: Barclays’ and Kount’s co-developed new product, Barclays Transact reflects the future of how companies will innovate together to apply AI-based fraud prevention to the many payment challenges merchants face today. Merchant payment providers have seen the severity, scope, and speed of fraud attacks increase exponentially this year. Account takeovers, card-not-present fraud, SMS spoofing, […] How Barclays Is Preventing Fraud With AI is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

Debunking The Myth That Greater Compliance Makes IT More Secure

Bottom Line:  Excelling at compliance doesn’t protect any business from being hacked, yet pursuing a continuous risk management strategy helps. With a few exceptions (such as spearphishing), cyberattacks are, by nature, brutally opportunistic and random. They are driven to disrupt operations at best and steal funds, records, and privileged access credentials at worst. Conversely, the […] Debunking The Myth That Greater Compliance Makes IT More Secure is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

10 Ways Enterprises Are Getting Results From AI Strategies

One in 10 enterprises now use 10 or more AI applications; chatbots, process optimization, and fraud analysis lead a recent survey’s top use cases according to MMC Ventures. 83% of IT leaders say AI & ML is transforming customer engagement, and 69% say it is transforming their business according to Salesforce Research. IDC predicts spending […] 10 Ways Enterprises Are Getting Results From AI Strategies is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

How To Build A Business Case For Endpoint Security

Bottom Line:  Endpoint security business cases do much more than just quantify costs and benefits; they uncover gaps in endpoint and cyber protection that need urgent attention to avert a breach. Bad actors and hackers prefer to attack threat surfaces that are isolated, vulnerable with out-of-date security patches, yet integrated into a corporate network to […] How To Build A Business Case For Endpoint Security is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

News Analysis: Apple Brings New Post Pandemic Solutions To Remote Learning

K-12 Education Market Faces New Requirements The latest CDC guidelines highlight the major challenges administrators and educators have for reopening schools.   The general principle – the more interactions, the longer interactions, the higher the risk of #COVID-19 spread. The CDC states that the risk of COVID-19 spread increases in school settings as follows: Lowest Risk: […] News Analysis: Apple Brings New Post Pandemic Solutions To Remote Learning is copyrighted by R "Ray" Wang. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

Emotions at Work

Very interesting question early in the morning today from a younger colleague – “How do you keep away emotions from work ?” . I thought it is worth expanding on the point of view I explained to her on the phone. Photo by Burst on Pexels.com I have often been told that we should not […] Emotions at Work is copyrighted by Vijay Vijayasankar. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

Diversity & The Future of Work — We Can No Longer Sit on the Sidelines!

Over the last 48 hours, I have watched technology CEOs, industry executives, and leading VC firms voice their outrage by the killing of George Floyd and decry racism in America. Many of their companies have made official statements and even provided financial support towards nonprofits supporting racial injustice. I admire their efforts but frankly I […] Diversity & The Future of Work — We Can No Longer Sit on the Sidelines! is copyrighted by Jason Corsello. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

It’s all about the data

We have heard from many analysts that this is HR’s moment to shine. For HRTECH  vendors too, this is an opportunity to prove that their stuff really works. eLearning consumption is way up, for instance, as is use of survey tools.  Processes like Kurzarbeit in Germany and furloughing in the UK mean that flexible and […] It’s all about the data is copyrighted by Thomas Otter. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

New Normal: A conversation with Aneel Bhusri, CEO of Workday

I have been doing video interviews with a number of CIOs, software executives and practitioners about acrobatics they have been seeing in various vertical sectors during the COVID-19 crisis and the "New normal" they can expect as the economy wakes... New Normal: A conversation with Aneel Bhusri, CEO of Workday is copyrighted by Vinnie Mirchandani. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

Pandemic, Future of Work & the Current Fundraising Environment

As a data-driven investor, we constantly track data. Fundraising data. Market data. Economic data. Over the last month, one question persists —how will COVID-19 affect venture capital fundraising particularly in the Future of Work? We decided to look at our data to understand VC fundraising over the last month and compare last month’s data with the […] Pandemic, Future of Work & the Current Fundraising Environment is copyrighted by Jason Corsello. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

News Analysis: Salesforce Commerce Cloud Quick Start Addresses Post Pandemic Requirements

Contactless, Direct To Consumer, Buy Online Pickup Anywhere, Automation, and Subscription Ready Drive Post Pandemic Response Matrix Commerce analyzes the disruptive pressures influencing the commerce paradigm. Commerce faces rapidly changing business models and new payment options that are often misunderstood and poorly integrated. Matrix commerce (TM) means the fusing of demand signals and supply chains […] News Analysis: Salesforce Commerce Cloud Quick Start Addresses Post Pandemic Requirements is copyrighted by R "Ray" Wang. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

New Normal: A conversation with Tamas Hevizi of Automation Anywhere

I have been doing video interviews with a number of CIOs, software executives and practitioners about acrobatics they have been seeing in various vertical sectors during the COVID-19 crisis and the "New normal" they can expect as the economy wakes... New Normal: A conversation with Tamas Hevizi of Automation Anywhere is copyrighted by Vinnie Mirchandani. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

New Normal: An inspirational talk with Ray Lane

I have been doing video interviews with a number of CIOs, software executives and practitioners about acrobatics they have been seeing in various vertical sectors during the COVID-19 crisis and the "New normal" they can expect as the economy wakes... New Normal: An inspirational talk with Ray Lane is copyrighted by Vinnie Mirchandani. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

ERP News Magazine August 2020 – Issue #10

As everyone continues to face these extreme measures, we have decided to postpone the publication date of our April edition to 21.05.2020 and turn the May edition into a Covid-19 special edition. Don’t give up on hope and finding the most creative idea for your business! Stay healthy! The post ERP News Magazine August 2020 – Issue #10 appeared first on ERP News.

Special Interview with TVN Reddy CEO of Aptean

Nowadays when we encounter new developments regarding the pandemic with each passing day, the situation continues to be ambiguous for […] The post Special Interview with TVN Reddy CEO of Aptean appeared first on ERP News.

How to Develop a Hybrid Cloud Migration Strategy

In today’s high-stakes digital landscape, companies can’t afford to depend solely on in-house (on-prem) servers, storage, and networking to run […] The post How to Develop a Hybrid Cloud Migration Strategy appeared first on ERP News.

Nine photography tactics to sell more products and services online

It doesn’t matter what you sell or how smooth and frictionless customers’ experience on your website is. If you’re using poor-quality images to present your products and services, your chances to gain customer trust and entice them to buy are slim. High-quality photography has consistently proven to increase engagement, establish credibility and, most importantly, boost […] The post Nine photography tactics to sell more products and services online appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

Our new Linux Shared Website Hosting is here!

Our new Linux Share Website Hosting packages launched earlier in July. But what does this mean for you? Well, if you opt for one of our new hosting packages you’ll benefit from a range of great features, including an easy-to-use control panel powered by cPanel. Here are the benefits you’ll get from our new Linux […] The post Our new Linux Shared Website Hosting is here! appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

Seven ways to find product ideas to sell online

Seven ways to find product ideas to sell online Want to start an online shop or add new products to your catalogue but have trouble coming up with product ideas to sell? Are you browsing the web and feeling like everything you could possibly sell is already being sold? Or that there’s so much competition […] The post Seven ways to find product ideas to sell online appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

How to start your ecommerce store on a shoestring budget

You don’t need a huge budget to start an ecommerce website and sell products online. All you need is an idea, some motivation and a good business plan. Not sure how to get started? Read on as we share a few tips and advice on how to move past your financial restrictions and successfully start […] The post How to start your ecommerce store on a shoestring budget appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

How to earn customer trust when you’re a new ecommerce business

How likely are you to buy a product from a new online store you know nothing about? You’d probably search for reviews from past customers to make sure the business is legitimate and trustworthy, right?  That’s what all shoppers do, including your prospects. They look for information on the validity and authenticity of your business […] The post How to earn customer trust when you’re a new ecommerce business appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

Show off your Welsh connection with .wales and .cymru domains

Looking for a way to show the people of Wales your business is the one for them? Or are you looking for a way to show the world you’re proud of your Welsh heritage? Or do you just want to create a website that expresses your love for Wales? If you find yourself answering yes […] The post Show off your Welsh connection with .wales and .cymru domains appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

The benefits of a professional email address

Despite billions of people using several social media platforms, 83% of global consumers still prefer email to communicate with businesses. But it’s not just with businesses that people prefer to communicate via email. It’s also with potential clients, employers, partners, investors and many more. Let’s face it: email is how just about everyone communicates. That’s […] The post The benefits of a professional email address appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

Four key ecommerce metrics to monitor

Do you know what successful ecommerce businesses have in common? It’s not a massive catalogue of products, or how often they offer deals and discounts to their customers. It’s the fact that they track and analyse their shops’ performance and all the important actions that customers take on their sites. Why is this important? Because […] The post Four key ecommerce metrics to monitor appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

How to use social proof to boost sales

As an ecommerce business owner, you go above and beyond presenting your products in the best possible light on your website, emails and social media. After all, your business and revenue depend on it. But what’s that worth if few people believe what you say? Most consumers view website content and product descriptions as corporate […] The post How to use social proof to boost sales appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

Seven tips to take your offline business online

With an increasing number of consumers turning to the Internet to shop for everything from gifts to groceries and online courses, there’s no better time than now to take your offline business online. Even if you run a business that involves communicating in-person like therapy or career coaching, you can still benefit from adding an […] The post Seven tips to take your offline business online appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

Happy SysAdmin Day!

July 31st is System Administrator Appreciation Day! The world of information technology relies on the expertise of an often-unsung group of people—system administrators, or sysadmins. These skilled technicians are the backbone of any business that runs on tech, ensuring that users have support when they need it, and that all IT systems run optimally. Today, […] The post Happy SysAdmin Day! appeared first on Liquid Web.

Introducing Your New and Improved Customer Portal

The time is here! We are so excited to share that your new customer portal is live. At Liquid Web, we are always committed to ensuring that every one of our customers has a great interaction with our customer portal. We thank all of the customers that were part of our Beta Program and provided […] The post Introducing Your New and Improved Customer Portal appeared first on Liquid Web.

How a Great Brand Name Will Boost Your Business Success

Are you wondering how important a brand name is to the success of your new business idea? Consider: According to Forbes, it takes about seven seconds for a customer to have a first impression of your brand name. A report from FSB concluded that 5.8 million businesses were started in 2019, a 3.5% increase from the previous year. […] The post How a Great Brand Name Will Boost Your Business Success appeared first on Liquid Web.

How to Stay HIPAA Compliant While Employees Work Remote

Ever since the United States introduced the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in 1996, organizations that deal with health information have been greatly restricted in the way they store, transmit, and process data. Until recently, for example, nearly every company in the health industry knew not to use unsecured networks, unencrypted devices, and […] The post How to Stay HIPAA Compliant While Employees Work Remote appeared first on Liquid Web.

Liquid Web Vs. 1&1 IONOS

Considering Liquid Web vs 1&1 IONOS? Choosing the right hosting partner shouldn’t be limited to what you need today. Rather, the right hosting partner is one that can grow with you and offer different solutions as your needs change. 1&1 IONOS is one such provider, offering not just web and application hosting but also domain […] The post Liquid Web Vs. 1&1 IONOS appeared first on Liquid Web.

Questions You Should Ask Before Partnering With an Infrastructure Provider

Partnering with an infrastructure provider can be one of the best ways to grow your own business. Why? Because the right partner can open doors for your organization. New markets, new services, new segments of clients…the possibilities for expanding your business are vast if you have the right partner at your side. But as with […] The post Questions You Should Ask Before Partnering With an Infrastructure Provider appeared first on Liquid Web.

Meet a Helpful Human – Christopher Eller

We’re the employees you would hire if you could. Responsive, helpful, and dedicated in ways automation simply can’t be. We’re your team. Each month we recognize one of our Most Helpful Humans in Hosting. Meet Christopher Eller Christopher has worked as a web developer, designer, and manager for 24 years, starting his career pre-Internet building […] The post Meet a Helpful Human – Christopher Eller appeared first on Liquid Web.

Recommending the Right Hosting Provider to your Clients

As we see more and more companies establish or grow their online presence, there has been a proliferation of hosting providers vying to capture this growing demand. With so many providers advertising themselves as the “best,” it is important to know how to choose and recommend the right hosting provider to your clients. While the […] The post Recommending the Right Hosting Provider to your Clients appeared first on Liquid Web.

7 Simple Steps to Designing the Perfect Small Business Website

Designing small business websites can be fun and challenging, all in the same breath. Taking these 7 steps into consideration when designing a new website will take your project a long way and make your clients love their finished product. Understanding your client’s current, past, and future goals, can help you deliver a product that […] The post 7 Simple Steps to Designing the Perfect Small Business Website appeared first on Liquid Web.

Women in Technology: Rachel Martin

Liquid Web’s Vice President of Marketing for Nexcess on her career journey, self-reliance, and carving your own path. A born and bred Brooklynite, Rachel Martin loves a challenge. As a teenager, she spent a lot of time in Greenwich Village, watching The Rocky Horror Picture Show on Friday nights, and followed fashion trends. “Growing up […] The post Women in Technology: Rachel Martin appeared first on Liquid Web.

Managed VPS vs. Unmanaged VPS: What’s the Difference?

Your business is growing! This is a sure sign of a job well done. Your diligence and hard work are paying off! But now you have to upgrade. That shared hosting service isn’t cutting it anymore, and it’s time to press into something new and exciting, but new and exciting shouldn’t mean you have to […] The post Managed VPS vs. Unmanaged VPS: What’s the Difference? appeared first on Liquid Web.

VPS Security: How to Keep Your Data Secure

Are you thinking about ordering a new virtual server and wondering about VPS security? When ordering a server for VPS Hosting, you will likely be presented an option between a managed and an unmanaged server. It is important to know your hosting options when deciding what kind of infrastructure and secure VPS support you will […] The post VPS Security: How to Keep Your Data Secure appeared first on Liquid Web.

Second Half of the Year Day

It’s July. Wait, Whaaaat? Although March and April seemed to crawl along as we all learned to navigate brand new economic and personal landscapes, it’s somehow suddenly summer. The goals we set for ourselves and our businesses back in January seem a distant memory now. Wednesday, July 1st is precisely half-way through the year 2020. […] The post Second Half of the Year Day appeared first on Liquid Web.

Liquid Web Acquires ServerSide, a leading Microsoft Windows CMS Hosting Provider

LANSING, Mich., June 30th, 2020 – Liquid Web, LLC, the market leader in managed hosting and managed application services to SMBs and entrepreneurs, is excited to announce the acquisition of ServerSide adding proven experience in hosting the leading Microsoft Windows Content Management solutions to Liquid Web’s portfolio. The acquisition of ServerSide bolsters Liquid Web’s VMware […] The post Liquid Web Acquires ServerSide, a leading Microsoft Windows CMS Hosting Provider appeared first on Liquid Web.

Liquid Web Vs. InMotion

Comparing Hosting with Liquid Web vs InMotion? All too many hosting providers offer low prices in an effort to attract customers who don’t know exactly what they need. And then once that customer is through the door and has signed up, add-on fees and a la carte services come to light, stacking up and negating […] The post Liquid Web Vs. InMotion appeared first on Liquid Web.

5 Tools for Managing a Remote IT Team

Is your remote IT team struggling with increased demands? Not sure which remote working tools will help? At Liquid Web, we have embraced working remotely, and have been pleased with the results. The Owl Labs’ State of Remote Work finds that more than 80% of their surveyed respondents are happier and more invested in their company when working […] The post 5 Tools for Managing a Remote IT Team appeared first on Liquid Web.

LiteSpeed Web Servers Are Now Even Faster

Developers and agencies alike are continually trying to serve their websites faster. And for those that manage their server environment, the typical question is which web server software is best for your server. If you are trying to choose between using LiteSpeed vs Apache, we can help. For those upgrading to using HTTP/2 or HTTP3 […] The post LiteSpeed Web Servers Are Now Even Faster appeared first on Liquid Web.

Securing Your Infrastructure When Working From Home

Working from home (also called telecommuting) is becoming more and more common. If you are new to this remote work arrangement, you may have many questions, especially around cybersecurity.  In most offices, employees can rely on an IT department to set up their work environment. However, working from home is quite a bit different, and […] The post Securing Your Infrastructure When Working From Home appeared first on Liquid Web.

Meet a Helpful Human – Francesca Compau

We’re the employees you would hire if you could. Responsive, helpful, and dedicated in ways automation simply can’t be. We’re your team. Each month we recognize one of our Most Helpful Humans in Hosting.  Meet Francesca Compau From as early as she can remember, Francesca has always been a big fan of technology. She spent […] The post Meet a Helpful Human – Francesca Compau appeared first on Liquid Web.

What are the Benefits of VPS Hosting?

Wondering what the benefits of VPS Hosting are for your business? Every business today is striving to gain market share, customer base, and see overall growth. And one of the best pathways is to ensure your development cycle is lightning-fast. Businesses that see an online presence as a necessity are looking to quickly develop their […] The post What are the Benefits of VPS Hosting? appeared first on Liquid Web.

5 Steps to Starting Your Own Hosting Business

Starting your own hosting business is one of those things that seems so simple, you wonder why everyone isn’t doing it. While there is plenty of competition, there is plenty of room to grow. Starting your own hosting business can be cheap, easy, and safe. Since every company, and many individuals, need their own websites, providing hosting […] The post 5 Steps to Starting Your Own Hosting Business appeared first on Liquid Web.

Women in Technology: Yvette Gonzalez

Liquid Web’s HR Generalist on confidence, positivity, and making her voice heard. Music has always played a big part in Yvette Gonzalez’s life. As a kid growing up in Corpus Christi, Texas, music was an escape, a refuge, a way to give voice to what she was feeling. As an adult, she still turns to […] The post Women in Technology: Yvette Gonzalez appeared first on Liquid Web.

Liquid Web Vs. Hostinger

Considering Liquid Web vs. Hostinger for VPS? Are you thinking about Liquid Web vs. Hostinger for your VPS needs? Make sure you know going in about the sacrifices you’ll have to make along the way. Sacrifices like no chat support, no performance optimization, and no management of your server stack without incurring additional fees. Add […] The post Liquid Web Vs. Hostinger appeared first on Liquid Web.

How to Master Your Website’s Information Architecture

Customers don’t want to dig for information. Trying to locate the information you need on a poorly structured website can be as frustrating as wandering around a beach looking for treasure with no map. Your websites might be your future customers’ first impression of your brand. Don’t you want to delight your customers with an […] The post How to Master Your Website’s Information Architecture appeared first on Liquid Web.

What Is User Generated Content and How Can it Boost Your Marketing?

Customers across industries love user generated content (UGC) — both consuming it and creating it. The popularity of classic user-generated content platforms like Trustpilot, TripAdvisor, and Rotten Tomatoes tells the story. But user generated content can also help other businesses. Not only does user content perform well with customers, it can take the pressure off […] The post What Is User Generated Content and How Can it Boost Your Marketing? appeared first on Liquid Web.

Comparing VPS Hosting vs WordPress Hosting

Are you comparing VPS vs WordPress Hosting? You are not alone. It is no secret that most of the internet runs on WordPress. WordPress accounts for a 50-60% share of the global CMS market and powers 35% of the internet. With that kind of market share, WordPress has made its way into the product lineups […] The post Comparing VPS Hosting vs WordPress Hosting appeared first on Liquid Web.

Is Your VPS Protected from DDoS Attacks?

When it comes to hosting, most business owners like to have a set-it-and-forget-it attitude. They don’t think through all the possible worst-case scenarios that might affect their online presence and thus don’t actively prepare for them. Unfortunately, cybercriminals do. So if your business stores sensitive information (e.g., for payments) or provides a valuable service online […] The post Is Your VPS Protected from DDoS Attacks? appeared first on Liquid Web.

11 Places To Display Website Testimonials

Real testimonials from real clients, especially when accompanied by a photo or communicated in a video, can deliver game-changing results when it comes to website conversions.  Testimonials from happy clients and customers communicate how amazing you are to prospects without you needing to do a thing. They provide unbiased, third-party feedback about what a prospect […] The post 11 Places To Display Website Testimonials appeared first on Liquid Web.

How Ransomware is Attacking Healthcare

Covid-19 has shown both the best and worst sides of humanity. On the one hand, you have those tirelessly working to defeat the disease and stop its spread. On the other hand, you have the profiteers, charging outrageous prices and cashing in. Unfortunately, ransomware attackers are falling very firmly into the latter category. Despite assurances […] The post How Ransomware is Attacking Healthcare appeared first on Liquid Web.

The Top 20 Most Used Web Hosting Acronyms and Definitions

In the web hosting industry, there is a lot of jargon and acronyms that can be confusing to navigate, let alone understand. Most web hosting terminology is downright complicated. To make matters worse, many web hosts use the same web hosting terminology to talk about different things. If you’ve ever wondered: What kinds of backup […] The post The Top 20 Most Used Web Hosting Acronyms and Definitions appeared first on Liquid Web.

Meet a Helpful Human – Justin Palmer

We’re the employees you would hire if you could. Responsive, helpful, and dedicated in ways automation simply can’t be. We’re your team. Each month we recognize one of our Most Helpful Humans in Hosting. Meet Justin Palmer Justin has been working in the Hosting Industry for just over four years, having started out with Rackspace […] The post Meet a Helpful Human – Justin Palmer appeared first on Liquid Web.

Liquid Web vs OVH

Considering Liquid Web vs OVH For Your Next Cloud Deployment? Complex hosting solutions and cloud deployments are not for the faint of heart. Whether you need geo-redundancy or massive amounts of processing power (or both) it makes sense to endeavor forward only with a trusted hosting partner by your side. French hosting company OVH offers […] The post Liquid Web vs OVH appeared first on Liquid Web.

3 Reasons Why Managed Hosting is the Best Value in Hosting

Searching for best value web hosting for your next project? I’ve been in retail long enough to know that price isn’t everything. I’ve also been a consumer long enough to know that companies don’t determine value; people do. Sure, companies determine the cost of their products and services, but the value is what justifies the […] The post 3 Reasons Why Managed Hosting is the Best Value in Hosting appeared first on Liquid Web.

Women in Technology: Calleigh Fisher

A Liquid Web Support Supervisor on being motivated by helping others and encouraging young women to explore all tech has to offer. Calleigh Fisher grew up in Birch Run, a small town twenty miles south of Saginaw, Michigan. It was there that, with the help of her step-father, Fisher built her first PC at just […] The post Women in Technology: Calleigh Fisher appeared first on Liquid Web.

Liquid Web Maintains a 99.9992% Uptime in 2019

In 2019, we maintained uptime well above the industry average and standards placed by most hosting companies. That means more businesses stayed online, and more revenue was secured by our customers, than ever before. In other words, we are resilient. 2019 Uptime 2019 was another extremely stable year for our network, achieving six 9’s availability […] The post Liquid Web Maintains a 99.9992% Uptime in 2019 appeared first on Liquid Web.

Liquid Web vs InterServer

Considering Web Hosting from InterServer?  When it comes to choosing a hosting provider, you absolutely must consider the full picture. What picture is that? The one that includes support, server management, and performance optimization, in addition to the raw infrastructure you are paying for. A picture that includes uptime SLAs and downtime remedies. Your hosting […] The post Liquid Web vs InterServer appeared first on Liquid Web.

Understanding the Difference Between Solid State and Hard Disk Drives

What is a Hard Drive? All computers need a method to store, retrieve, and share digital information; Hard drives accomplish this task. A hard disk drive stores your data magnetically using one or more rapidly rotating disks or platters coated with magnetic material. The earliest hard drives were extremely large and very expensive. They were […] The post Understanding the Difference Between Solid State and Hard Disk Drives appeared first on Liquid Web.

The Fun in Fundamentals: Keeping Company Culture Alive While Working Remotely

Liquid Web’s Executive Vice President and General Manager on creating a virtual team building atmosphere where individuals feel valued, supported, and part of a community. In my last blog, fundamentals of management, we talked about the fundamentals being more critical than ever given our current global pandemic situation. Now, as we face the reality of […] The post The Fun in Fundamentals: Keeping Company Culture Alive While Working Remotely appeared first on Liquid Web.

Case Study: Hiya Digital Delivers Outstanding Customer Service With Liquid Web

Deepak Sakhrani is no stranger to the tech world. After developing his career with a software development company in the late 1990s, he launched his first web services business venture in 2005, eventually going on to found Hiya Digital in 2015, based in Mumbai, India. Today, Hiya Digital is laser-focused on providing a complete web […] The post Case Study: Hiya Digital Delivers Outstanding Customer Service With Liquid Web appeared first on Liquid Web.

Liquid Web vs SiteGround

Which Managed Hosting Provider Do You Choose? Considering hosting with Liquid Web or SiteGround and not sure who to choose? Lucky for you, we have done some comparing between their services to help. If you are the budget conscious hosting shopper and looking for cheap, shared hosting, SiteGround is your choice. If you are looking […] The post Liquid Web vs SiteGround appeared first on Liquid Web.

Is High Availability Clustering Right For You?

In recent years, the idea of “high availability” infrastructure has gained more and more mindshare in the hosting space. But as with most technology, a common understanding or agreed definition is a little elusive. Especially around high availability clustering. In this piece, we will examine what High Availability Architecture actually is, what it is not, […] The post Is High Availability Clustering Right For You? appeared first on Liquid Web.

How to Prepare Your Website for The Reddit Effect

Congratulations! You’ve gone viral! Your content pierced the public psyche and now everyone is coming to your site for the same thing all at the same time. It was first coined as the “Reddit Effect,” when thousands of people would read something on Reddit and share it on social media causing a frenzy of interest. […] The post How to Prepare Your Website for The Reddit Effect appeared first on Liquid Web.

The 6 Considerations for Secure Remote Work

The new post-pandemic reality is that people are equipped to work remotely at any time. Have you got your coffee or tea? Check. The dog walked? Check. Your young kids understand that mom/dad is busy and can’t be disturbed? Check (but it still won’t work). You just logged into your personal laptop, your calendar, your […] The post The 6 Considerations for Secure Remote Work appeared first on Liquid Web.

Why I Joined The Liquid Web Family of Brands

Earlier this month, I joined Liquid Web as their Chief Revenue Officer to oversee revenue operations for the Liquid Web and Nexcess brands. I would like you to know why. Taking this new role, just as the world has turned upside down, is exactly the right step for me. Now more than ever, there is […] The post Why I Joined The Liquid Web Family of Brands appeared first on Liquid Web.

Liquid Web Hires Technology Veteran to Expand Sales Reach

Lansing, Michigan, April 27th, 2020 – Liquid Web Family of Brands, the market leader in managed hosting and application services to SMBs and web professionals, announced, today, the hiring of Adam Williams as Liquid Web’s Chief Revenue Officer to oversee revenue operations for the Liquid Web and Nexcess brands. Williams brings nearly 20 years of […] The post Liquid Web Hires Technology Veteran to Expand Sales Reach appeared first on Liquid Web.

Business Continuity During A Pandemic

Liquid Web’s VP of Technology on prioritizing safety, maintaining effective communication, and providing excellent customer support during times of crisis. In the wake of the pandemic we all know as Coronavirus (Covid19), organizations everywhere are navigating the challenges and issues the crisis has presented. Many companies quickly enacted their Business Continuity plan, but with such […] The post Business Continuity During A Pandemic appeared first on Liquid Web.

Meet a Helpful Human – Corey Wagner

We’re the employees you would hire if you could. Responsive, helpful, and dedicated in ways automation simply can’t be. We’re your team. Each month we recognize one of our Most Helpful Humans in Hosting™. Meet Corey Wagner Corey Wagner is our Senior Affiliate Program Manager at Liquid Web, where he has been focused on helping […] The post Meet a Helpful Human – Corey Wagner appeared first on Liquid Web.

Liquid Web vs. HostGator

Considering HostGator for Your Web Hosting? When it comes to infrastructure for your agency or organization, it can be easy to make a decision of convenience. Instead of asking “what is the best choice for us” you might ask “what’s the worst that could happen?” What other reason would there be for choosing a hosting […] The post Liquid Web vs. HostGator appeared first on Liquid Web.

Women in Technology: Courtney Skarda

Liquid Web’s Vice President of Sales on doing meaningful work, creating her own path, and how her sons keep her motivated to do work she is proud of. Courtney Skarda endeavors to bring her best self to work every day, a sentiment she learned from her parents. Raised as an only child, her parents sacrificed […] The post Women in Technology: Courtney Skarda appeared first on Liquid Web.

Customer story: Petrolheads

“One.com is all about offering simple and user-friendly products to both entry-level and professional users. We are proud and happy […] The post Customer story: Petrolheads appeared first on One.com blog.

Easy email migration at One.com

“A recurring question from our customers is how to move emails from one account to another. With the implementation of […] The post Easy email migration at One.com appeared first on One.com blog.

Choose the best plugins for WordPress

“There is an ocean of WordPress plugins to choose from. This means that the plugin that you need, is probably […] The post Choose the best plugins for WordPress appeared first on One.com blog.

Boost your sales with coupons!

“Want to increase your sales? You can now offer discounts or free shipping to your customers with coupons in your […] The post Boost your sales with coupons! appeared first on One.com blog.

Why should I clean up WordPress?

“WordPress is one of the most flexible content platforms on the market. You can customize your WordPress with thousands of […] The post Why should I clean up WordPress? appeared first on One.com blog.

Free stock photos in Website Builder

“Crisp and vivid images is what we usually aim for when placing photos on our website. If photography on your […] The post Free stock photos in Website Builder appeared first on One.com blog.

Website Builder is now optimized for mobile

“Our Website Builder has a much improved Mobile View! You can now rearrange the order of components and show the […] The post Website Builder is now optimized for mobile appeared first on One.com blog.

Got an email with an extortion threat?

“The most important is to remain calm. Do not reply or pay. In most cases you can just delete the […] The post Got an email with an extortion threat? appeared first on One.com blog.

We are updating PHP to 7.2

“On December 3rd 2018 we are removing the PHP versions 5.6 and 7.0 from our servers. All web spaces that […] The post We are updating PHP to 7.2 appeared first on One.com blog.

Delicious updates in the Online Shop

“We have heard the need for a little help getting started with the Online Shop, which is why we are […] The post Delicious updates in the Online Shop appeared first on One.com blog.

Do You Know What Data Your Company Stores On Its Servers?

Modern businesses generate, process, store, and analyze huge quantities of data. In fact, many gather more data than they’ll ever use, stashing it in storage services and servers until a rainy day that never comes. Storage is cheap, so why not store as much data as possible? There is nothing wrong with storing data if... Read more »

4 Steps to Prepare Your Personal Finances for Starting a Business

Starting a business is a dream for millions of people, and yet very few actually succeed. Those that put in the planning and effort before launching are those most likely to thrive. It might surprise you, but part of planning for your business success includes some attention to your personal finances. Getting those squared away can have a positive impact on your business. How Your Personal Finances Affect Your Business It seems like your personal and your business finances would be two separate things, right? In fact, because your business is new (or nonexistent), many lenders and vendors will look at your personal credit scores to determine your creditworthiness.… The post 4 Steps to Prepare Your Personal Finances for Starting a Business appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Dig Yourself Out Of a Financial Hole With These Handy Tips

Being stuck in a financial rut can feel overwhelming at times. It’s like, no matter what you do or how hard you work, the situation never seems to change. There are ways to dig yourself out of a hole and in this post, we’ll look at some great tips on how to get back on top of your finances. You Need a Plan Sometimes all it takes to get on top of your finances is a plan on how to do it. You might want to consider enlisting the help of a financial adviser or an accountant. They’re experts at helping people with their finances but not only that, a fresh mind that’s not personally involved in the situation will usually see things more clearly.… The post Dig Yourself Out Of a Financial Hole With These Handy Tips appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

What Is the Difference between Home Loan and Home Loan Insurance?

The importance of insurance in today’s day and age is profound, especially for debt holders. As you know, life is unpredictable. For a big-ticket loan such as a home loan, the liability risk is usually high and can last for up to 30 years. In case an unfortunate incident occurs during the loan tenure, leading to non-payment of the outstanding amount, then home loan insurance can cover for it. What Is a Home Loan insurance? Home loan insurance or Home Loan Protection Plan (HLPP) is similar to term insurance in which an insurer can settle the outstanding home loan amount with the lender, in case of unprecedented situations including the demise of a borrower.… The post What Is the Difference between Home Loan and Home Loan Insurance? appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Why Should Businessmen Accept The Use of Bitcoin?

With bitcoin trading, it becomes easy for a user to sell and buy everything that they want to. All you have to do is download the Bitcoin app and transact for buying or selling any commodities. photo credit: Francis Storr / Flickr Wherever there is Internet access, they will be able to trade using bitcoins without any hassles. This particular option may not happen with some of the banks, and this restricts you to transfer huge amounts of money at one shot. Hence, all the business owners use bitcoin banker. From this article, you will get to know as to why the businessmen must start accepting payments through Bitcoins.… The post Why Should Businessmen Accept The Use of Bitcoin? appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Why You Need a Side Hustle (4 Reasons)

Tired of wishing you had more money? Do you wish you could make those impulse purchases without feeling so guilty or wondering what you should sacrifice? You need a side hustle. It’s not a second job – you don’t have another boss breathing down your neck or a schedule you hate. With hundreds of side hustle ideas out there, it is a gig you do on your own time, as often as you want. You’re in charge of how much you work and how much you make. Check out the reasons you should consider a side hustle. 1. Income Potential Living paycheck-to-paycheck drains your wallet and your energy, especially if you have bills to pay.… The post Why You Need a Side Hustle (4 Reasons) appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Main Benefits of Trading with Bitcoins Versus the Traditional Banking Method

Most of the users these days are trading with bitcoin because of the ease of accessibility. More than anything, bitcoins can be spent the way you want to without the mediation of any financial organizations or banks. It gives the user complete autonomy of the money, but they own. A lot of people love the system because they do not have to go and stand in front of the banks or ATMs to withdraw cash and spend them. Everything can be done online, and it is very easy to buy and sell things using bitcoins. Through this article, we are going to see some of the major benefits that the end-user gets when using the bitcoins for buying anything.… The post Main Benefits of Trading with Bitcoins Versus the Traditional Banking Method appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Amplify Your Phone Sales: 10 Powerful Tips for Selling Over the Phone

Are your phone sales lackluster? Even in the age of the internet, you don’t want to discount good old-fashion cold calling! But unlike the internet where you case a wide net and see what you catch, phone sale is a focused process that you need to perfect if you want to succeed. Read on to learn how to be wildly successful when making phone sales. 1. Don’t Put Down Competitors Don’t bad-mouth your competition on a sales call. It’s the biggest way you can sabotage yourself. When you say bad things about someone, your audience will transfer that onto you. It’s called spontaneous trait transference.… The post Amplify Your Phone Sales: 10 Powerful Tips for Selling Over the Phone appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

5 Subscription Services to Reduce Your Payroll Dramatically

Starting a business, or reshaping an existing one, will be possible if your finances are under control and in a position where growth is possible. Payroll is an area which can easily inflate if you haven’t taken the time to assess the role and necessity of each resource, and maybe you haven’t changed your business and employee contracts to reflect the reality your business now exists in. Subscription services have been a saviour for businesses who want to be a little more nimble with a reduced payroll headcount. If you haven’t considered this for your circumstances, let’s get clear on what these subscription services look like and what they can make possible.… The post 5 Subscription Services to Reduce Your Payroll Dramatically appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Tips to Improve Customer Service in 2020

The world is chaotic, to say the least right now. The coronavirus pandemic continues to affect businesses and how we do things in almost every way, but one thing remains constant—customers expect excellent service. Even though you may be working with a skeleton crew or navigating unprecedented situations in your business, you have to innovate and find ways to make it work even while facing headwinds. Customer service can’t suffer, because your customers are just as discerning as they were pre-COVID, and in some cases, may even more so. The following are some things you can do to improve your customer service and strengthen your business reputation at a time when it’s especially important to remain competitive.… The post Tips to Improve Customer Service in 2020 appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Five Marketing Tips to Boost Your Online Sales

No longer do you have to wait for a customer to wander into your store. You have the potential to make a lot more money by posting your products online where people all over the world can have them shipped wherever they live. That doesn’t mean selling online is easier than selling from a storefront. In fact, selling online is harder than the traditional way of selling things in a lot of ways. If you aren’t happy with the success of your online store, or you simply want to find ways to boost your revenue, give these five marketing tips a try.… The post Five Marketing Tips to Boost Your Online Sales appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Emotional intelligence key to navigating change

Whether we love or hate change, one thing is for sure: we face an uncertain landscape which is going to require a variety of skills to navigate. Many are predicting that the workplace has changed permanently. In fact according to a recent flash survey by my company, Actus, only eight per cent of HR professionals […] The post Emotional intelligence key to navigating change appeared first on SME Magazine.

Pod firm thrives on staycation boom

A Scottish design and manufacturing firm is set to benefit from the global staycation market as it emerges from Lockdown with a growing order book for its eco-friendly accommodation pods. Armadilla, a family-run business in Midlothian, has successfully navigated the economic impact with support from Clydesdale Bank, owned by Virgin Money UK, and has returned […] The post Pod firm thrives on staycation boom appeared first on SME Magazine.

The resilience behind small business survival

Two thirds of small business believe that the pandemic has increased support and awareness of their sector, according to new research from Small Business Britain and BT Skills For Tomorrow. Researchers polled more than 1,000 firms in Small Business Britain’s community – and found that, despite the tough challenges for small businesses, the crisis has highlighted and […] The post The resilience behind small business survival appeared first on SME Magazine.

Sink or swim: entrepreneurs highlight their business survival tips

Guest post by Iain Patton “Change before you have to” is the celebrated business adage by General Electric’s famous CEO, Jack Welch, one much quoted across consulting circles. In the USA and Britain, our governments have outlined programmes to provide aid to small businesses that look like a lifeline on paper. The reality is rather […] The post Sink or swim: entrepreneurs highlight their business survival tips appeared first on SME Magazine.

Temporary changes expected on executing valid wills

The Covid-19 pandemic has put the focus on our own mortality and spurred many people into creating or rewriting their Wills. Under the Wills Act of 1837 there is a requirement for two witnesses over the age of 18 to be physically present when Wills are signed. For those isolating, Covid-19 has made executing a […] The post Temporary changes expected on executing valid wills appeared first on SME Magazine.

How experience governs brand loyalty

Guest post by Rob Quinn Customer relationship management has been regarded as a necessary evil within the marketing industry to date, with agencies far more inclined to extol the virtues of their creative or digital departments. But not anymore.  In a brave new post Covid-19 world, where every marketing executive understands that they need the […] The post How experience governs brand loyalty appeared first on SME Magazine.

Ready for Brexit? One in four are not, says IoD

Only a quarter of business leaders say their organisations are fully ready for the end of the Brexit transition period, according to a survey from the Institute of Directors. Nearly half of the 978 company directors polled in late June said they weren’t able to prepare, with one in seven distracted by coronavirus and almost a third […] The post Ready for Brexit? One in four are not, says IoD appeared first on SME Magazine.

Nutrition brand makes entrepreneur shortlist

A banker turned ‘mumpreneur’ as been shortlisted for this year’s Great British Entrepreneur Awards in the food and drink category. Marina Wegorek, caught the attention of some prestigious names in the awards this year following the launch of her sport nutrition brand, ProYouth Nutrition. Marina, 44, from Surrey, decided to invent a snack after being […] The post Nutrition brand makes entrepreneur shortlist appeared first on SME Magazine.

FCA updates measures to protect defined benefit scheme pensioners

Guest post by Sweeny Kamur The pension laws and systems in the UK have undergone significant changes in the recent past. In April 2015, pension freedoms were introduced to give individuals better and higher access to their pension funds and the choice to transfer their pension funds from defined benefit schemes to defined contribution schemes […] The post FCA updates measures to protect defined benefit scheme pensioners appeared first on SME Magazine.

Freedom of movement and the importance of being Brexit-ready

SMEs thrive on attracting and retaining the brightest and best talent, but with forthcoming changes heralding the restriction of movement for EU citizens, they could find themselves unable to employ who they want, when they want to. Lawyers are advising companies to get ready for the new immigration rules, knowing that failure to do so […] The post Freedom of movement and the importance of being Brexit-ready appeared first on SME Magazine.

Top 5 eCommerce Posts for June

6 Ways to Drive FOMO on Ecommerce Pages – Practical Ecommerce The “fear of missing out” is nothing new. Humans have always coveted what others possess. FOMO marketing is about urging shoppers to buy what is popular or in high demand. Ecommerce 102: How to Use Crowdsourcing to Grow Your Email List – NeilPatel Multiple […]

Top eCommerce Posts for May

Four Tips for Understanding Your Target Audience – Inc. How can you plan your next big email marketing campaign or social media push if you don’t understand who you want to reach? Working From Home for the Long Haul? Get the Ergonomics Right – The Wall Street Journal Improving your work setup doesn’t require an […]

How to List Your Products on Google for Free

Long, long ago in Internet time (12 years to be exact), you used to be able to list products on Google for free.  Well, those days are back!  At the end of April Google began to again offer free (as well as paid) product listings.  This may be a response to Amazon, but in any […]

Top 5 eCommerce Posts from April

Google Shopping Is Free – Froogle Is Back, For Real This Time – Search Engine Roundtable That means you can add your products for free to the Google Shopping tab in Google Search 4 Common Webinar Mistakes and How to Avoid Them – Inc. From an audience of 5,000 to a Zoom call with five […]

Top 4 eCommerce Posts from March

7 Tips for Using Zoom Videoconferencing With Remote Teams – Inc. If you’ve suddenly found yourself spending a lot more time looking at your colleagues through a Zoom video conference as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, you’re not alone. 7 Ways Retailers Can Cut Costs Without Compromising On Quality – Bootstrap Business if you […]

Top 3 eCommerce Posts from February

5 Steps to Turn Blog Readers into Customers – Growth Hackers Many bloggers and editors forget about the ultimate goal of every article — to attract new customers. 10 Useful Elements for a Post-purchase Thank-you Page (and 3 to Avoid) – PracticalEcommerce The thank-you page (also known as the invoice page) often contains only order […]

Top 4 eCommerce Posts for December

Plan for fraud (but try to prevent it) – Practical Ecommerce By some reports, as much as 7.5 percent of all online transactions are fraudulent in one way or another. 10 Essential On-Page SEO Factors You Need to Know – SEJ Smart SEO practitioners know that on-page optimization should be constantly prioritized. How to Market […]

Top 5 eCommerce Holiday Posts

How to Increase Ecommerce Sales This Holiday Season (3 Tactics) – Business 2 Community Let’s dive into three tactics your business can use during the holidays to increase sales and reach growth like never before. Holiday Shopping Patterns: When Do Consumers Shop Online Vs. In-Store? – Forbes From Cyber Monday through early December, online sales […]

Top 5 eCommerce Posts for October

Every Company Should Have Some Type of Employee Recognition Culture. – Inc. Employee recognition is widely recognized as an important tool for encouraging employees to do their best work 7 SEO ‘Rules’ to Ignore for Ecommerce – Practical Ecommerce Search engine optimization tools have evolved into measuring hundreds of variables. But not all of them […]

Top 5 eCommerce Posts for September

Get More Traffic From Instagram With This Easy Content Plan – Content Marketing Institute How do you get traffic from a network that seems designed to keep its users inside the platform forever? Top 11 Branding Strategies for New Businesses and Startups – Growth Hackers Most of the businesses that fail have great products but […]

SalesNexus Announces Version 5 – August 2020 Release

Enhancements & Improvements Send Automated SMS Text Message Campaigns (Or add texts to existing campaigns) in SalesNexus Built in RingCentral Integration – Click to Call & SMS Text Message Campaigns You can add SMS text messages to any campaign – mix and match campaigns with emails, calls, tasks and texts! Create Text Message Templates utilizing … Continue reading "SalesNexus Announces Version 5 – August 2020 Release" The post SalesNexus Announces Version 5 – August 2020 Release appeared first on SalesNexus.

How to Get Started Sending Text Messages through SalesNexus

We’ve created some resources for those that want to set up RingCentral with SalesNexus to schedule and send automated text messages easily through our system. This post will be your go to resource, so make sure to bookmark it if you’re looking to implement text messaging with SalesNexus! Please review the following help materials to get … Continue reading "How to Get Started Sending Text Messages through SalesNexus" The post How to Get Started Sending Text Messages through SalesNexus appeared first on SalesNexus.

Schedule Texts Through Your CRM – Automatically!

Instead of stopping what you’re doing to pick up your mobile phone, use your CRM to schedule automated text messages. When a customer replies to your automated text, to say, confirm your 3pm meeting tomorrow, you instantly get the text to your phone, and can see the chat history in your CRM. Let SalesNexus do … Continue reading "Schedule Texts Through Your CRM – Automatically!" The post Schedule Texts Through Your CRM – Automatically! appeared first on SalesNexus.

Lockdown Marketing Alternatives Webinar

Unable to communicate with your customers/market effectively right now?  Either because you can’t pull together a list, or can’t get the right message to the right customer? Or maybe trying to target a new market? But with no list, and no existing relationships? Normal Marketing and Sales Tactics are unavailable due to lockdown and the … Continue reading "Lockdown Marketing Alternatives Webinar" The post Lockdown Marketing Alternatives Webinar appeared first on SalesNexus.

SalesNexus Release Notes- April 2020

Exciting new features are arriving to SalesNexus users on Thursday, April 30th! Let’s take a look at the improvements for the release scheduled for Thursday, April 30th 2020, most notable being our updated import process, the addition of the new Settings, Integrations Pages, and other tweaks and improvements! Read on for the latest and greatest! … Continue reading "SalesNexus Release Notes- April 2020" The post SalesNexus Release Notes- April 2020 appeared first on SalesNexus.

SalesNexus Demo

CRM for Sales & Marketing | All in 1 Marketing and Sales Automation Tool Empower your team with tools that improve productivity and free up time. A simple, easy to use CRM that helps teams unlock productivity and grow sales. Free Trial Available. Chat Support Available. Fast to Setup. The post SalesNexus Demo appeared first on SalesNexus.

Marketing and Selling From Home

Serving Customers from Home “We’re shutting it all down.  Our sales team is working from home and they’re just not selling anything so, we’re going to shut it down.” That’s what a customer told me last week. The entire world has been disrupted by the current crisis but already, there are plans being made to … Continue reading "Marketing and Selling From Home" The post Marketing and Selling From Home appeared first on SalesNexus.

Coronavirus Work from Home – What CEOs and Managers Need to Know

You’re Not Doing this Alone It’s obvious but, worth stating clearly, the entire business world is dealing with the exact same problem, all at the same time. If your company hasn’t already begun work from home policies, transitioning to a remote work environment temporarily can seem almost as frightening as the Coronavirus! Especially with all … Continue reading "Coronavirus Work from Home – What CEOs and Managers Need to Know" The post Coronavirus Work from Home – What CEOs and Managers Need to Know appeared first on SalesNexus.

How to Integrate Calendly and SalesNexus

Today we’ll be showing you how easy it is to integrate SalesNexus and Calendly, a Calendar and Scheduling Management App that helps you schedule meetings without all the back-and-forth emails. Calendly is a scheduling tool that allows your clients and customers to schedule meetings with you by choosing from the available time slots on your … Continue reading "How to Integrate Calendly and SalesNexus" The post How to Integrate Calendly and SalesNexus appeared first on SalesNexus.

Email Marketing Masterclass – Quick Tips & Best Practices

Getting results in email marketing doesn’t have to be hard. In our recent Email Marketing Masterclass, we lay out simple explanations of the terms and best practices that are essential to success. The webinar covers: 1. Email Marketing Management – Using email to optimize all marketing messages.2. Target Audience, Personas, Segmentation3. Messaging Strategies4. List Building/List … Continue reading "Email Marketing Masterclass – Quick Tips & Best Practices" The post Email Marketing Masterclass – Quick Tips & Best Practices appeared first on SalesNexus.

Why RFPs Don’t Work When Selecting A Marketing Agency

RFPs are an ineffective way to find a marketing agency partner for your business. You've been reading Why RFPs Don’t Work When Selecting A Marketing Agency on KEXINO, a marketing blog for startups and small businesses by Gee Ranasinha. For more like this follow Gee on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

Reading The Room: Marketing During A Crisis

Marketing during a pandemic is not the time to beat your corporate chest. It’s time to be seen as a valued corporate citizen. The world does not need vague and insincere promises of support. You've been reading Reading The Room: Marketing During A Crisis on KEXINO, a marketing blog for startups and small businesses by Gee Ranasinha. For more like this follow Gee on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

How Changes To Search and Social Media Negatively Affect Your Business

While social media seems to be more about media and less about social, Google seems to be taking search clicks away from businesses. You've been reading How Changes To Search and Social Media Negatively Affect Your Business on KEXINO, a marketing blog for startups and small businesses by Gee Ranasinha. For more like this follow Gee on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

Selling A Premium Product Is About More Than Price

Many businesses charge less than they could for their products and services. Pricing based on research and cost analysis provides the confidence to communicate and position a product's true value. You've been reading Selling A Premium Product Is About More Than Price on KEXINO, a marketing blog for startups and small businesses by Gee Ranasinha. For more like this follow Gee on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

What You’re Doing Isn’t Marketing

There’s a trend for every answer to be a digital one. But all the data analytics, martech, chatbots, and targeted ads in the world won’t matter if your core messaging falls flat in its face. You've been reading What You’re Doing Isn’t Marketing on KEXINO, a marketing blog for startups and small businesses by Gee Ranasinha. For more like this follow Gee on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

The Importance of Marketing Strategy in Today’s Evolving Free Market

Any great marketing strategy has at its core a deep and fundamental understanding of customer behavior. You've been reading The Importance of Marketing Strategy in Today’s Evolving Free Market on KEXINO, a marketing blog for startups and small businesses by Gee Ranasinha. For more like this follow Gee on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

Top 10 Small Business Marketing Mistakes

Creating strong, engaging marketing for your small business can be tough. Learn the top 10 mistakes to avoid as well as how to fix these common problems. You've been reading Top 10 Small Business Marketing Mistakes on KEXINO, a marketing blog for startups and small businesses by Gee Ranasinha. For more like this follow Gee on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

Why Do Customers Buy From Your Competitors? Because They Can

The majority of your potential customers are not buying from you, for reasons that make perfect sense to them. What are you doing to find meaningful competitive advantage? You've been reading Why Do Customers Buy From Your Competitors? Because They Can on KEXINO, a marketing blog for startups and small businesses by Gee Ranasinha. For more like this follow Gee on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

Customer Service Begins Before You Have A Customer

Considering how important it is for any business, Customer Experience should be thought of as a strategic business pillar in the same way as marketing or sales. You've been reading Customer Service Begins Before You Have A Customer on KEXINO, a marketing blog for startups and small businesses by Gee Ranasinha. For more like this follow Gee on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

Choosing The Right Marketing Agency For Your Small Business

Is your marketing agency a 'supplier', or a 'partner'? Here are some tips on evaluating your current marketing firm, and what to consider if you're looking for a new one. You've been reading Choosing The Right Marketing Agency For Your Small Business on KEXINO, a marketing blog for startups and small businesses by Gee Ranasinha. For more like this follow Gee on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

Why Marketers Need To Learn The Language Of The Finance Department

Marketers need to better understand how the Finance department works - and thinks - in order to work together to deliver better decisions and outcomes for the business. You've been reading Why Marketers Need To Learn The Language Of The Finance Department on KEXINO, a marketing blog for startups and small businesses by Gee Ranasinha. For more like this follow Gee on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

What Lead Nurturing is and How to Do It for Your Business

This is written by guest blogger Courtney, Manager for HubSpot Academy Education.  Lead nurturing is important in inbound marketing because it’s your opportunity to provide value to your leads and customers and help them grow with your business. As an inbound professional, you might ask yourself, “How do I connect with my prospects and turn them into customers in the most helpful way?”

The SEO Strategy to Get Your Content Ranking #1 on Google

This is written by guest blogger Matthew Howells-Barby, Senior Director of Acquisition at HubSpot and a partner at Traffic Think Tank. He's the founder of The Coin Offering, an educational site focused on blockchain technology, and the co-host of The Decrypting Crypto Podcast.   At HubSpot, blogging is our primary source of traffic. In fact, a significant percentage of HubSpot customers first stumbled upon our brand and our website through our blog – usually by searching for something on Google and clicking on one of our blog posts.

The Top 7 Tips To Create A Successful B2B Email Marketing Campaign

“How can I send the right email, to the right person, at the right time?” If you’ve ever dreamt of crafting the perfect email marketing campaign, then you’ve most likely asked yourself this question before. With 93% of B2B marketers using email to share content, the hunger games for audience attention has never been more competitive. But that doesn’t mean you should give up; if anything, you should equip yourself with the best email marketing armour to fight for your audience's attention. 

Advantages Of Material Requirements Planning Software

Bottom Line: Material Requirements Planning (MRP) software helps to keep manufacturing operations in balance by managing all inventory requirements and resources necessary to meet production demand while maintaining lean inventory levels. Getting orders shipped on time at the highest quality levels possible is the goal of all manufacturers because everyone wants to keep the customers… The post Advantages Of Material Requirements Planning Software appeared first on IQMS Manufacturing Blog.

10 Ways AI Is Accelerating DevOps

Startups offering AI-powered software development tools raised $704M over 12 months ending September 2019, according to a Deloitte report published earlier this year. IDC predicts the global market for custom application development services is forecast to grow from $47B in 2018 to more than $61B in 2023, attaining a 5.3% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) […] 10 Ways AI Is Accelerating DevOps is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

Improving Online Learning Experiences One Secured Endpoint At A Time

Bottom Line: Defining the perfect mix of cloud apps, platforms and secured endpoints to create compelling online learning experiences customizable to students’ learning strengths is how schools are overcoming the challenge of virtual teaching. There are over 56 million students in the U.S. alone who are relying on remote learning apps, platforms and autonomous endpoint […] Improving Online Learning Experiences One Secured Endpoint At A Time is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

Harness the Power of Big Data and Embrace Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 —the fourth industrial revolution that is bringing an increasing level of digitization, automation, and inter-connectivity to the manufacturing […] The post Harness the Power of Big Data and Embrace Industry 4.0 appeared first on ERP News.

What is the Future of Seed to Sale in Cannabis ERP?

Starting with Proposition 215 and the first Medical Cannabis legalization law in California in 1996, regulatory bodies, law enforcement, and […] The post What is the Future of Seed to Sale in Cannabis ERP? appeared first on ERP News.

M&C Saatchi Pushes the Envelope with Tvarana

Digital Transformation is rewriting the fundamental principles of the business world and is more than just a buzzword. It has […] The post M&C Saatchi Pushes the Envelope with Tvarana appeared first on ERP News.

Why (and how to) use a coming soon page to promote your new business

Working on starting a consultancy business online? Have a product or an app that you want to sell online? If so, you’re probably thinking the next step is to build a website. But building a website is not a one-day process. On the contrary, it takes time to create a website that looks great and […] The post Why (and how to) use a coming soon page to promote your new business appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

7 Ways to Boost Website Security For Customers in 2020

Have you experienced a malicious attack on your website in the last 12 months? In 2019, there were an estimated 1.473 billion data breaches that resulted in over 164 million sensitive records exposed. Many of these were from well-known companies like Marriott, Capital One, Facebook, and Instagram. Larger companies are often targeted for obvious reasons […] The post 7 Ways to Boost Website Security For Customers in 2020 appeared first on Liquid Web.

Women in Technology: Misty Combs

Liquid Web’s HR Director on engines, connection, and the source of her work ethic. Misty Combs has a passion for people, animals, and engines. “I like the adrenaline rush of riding motorcycles and snowmobiles. I love driving drag cars, autocross cars, and off-road trucks,” she says. “I never want to miss an opportunity for an […] The post Women in Technology: Misty Combs appeared first on Liquid Web.

Liquid Web Vs. Softlayer (IBM Cloud)

Considering  Liquid Web vs Softlayer? It can be tempting to think that the most well-known technology brands provide the best possible solutions for all customers, but that is not always true particularly for businesses in the SMB segment. One of those most well-known brands in the infrastructure space? IBM. As the saying goes, “no one […] The post Liquid Web Vs. Softlayer (IBM Cloud) appeared first on Liquid Web.

13 Load Balancing Metrics to Monitor

Is your business looking to increase reliability and efficiency for infrastructure through load balancer monitoring in 2020? Whether its internal employees or potential customers visiting your site to find text, downloads, application data, images, or video, all of these assets are sitting on several cloud servers waiting to be requested. In some cases, websites can […] The post 13 Load Balancing Metrics to Monitor appeared first on Liquid Web.

What Are Ecommerce Shipping Best Practices? A Guide to Shipping

Online businesses or eCommerce is well on its way to phasing out traditional retail. In the fourth quarter of 2019, eCommerce in the U.S. was worth a staggering $187.25 billion. That’s a more than 16% increase from $160.89 billion in 2018. Shipping is one of the most important aspects of any eCommerce store. The way you handle your shipping can either make or break your online business. In fact, industry giants like Amazon and Alibaba attribute their success to adopting all the eCommerce shipping best practices. Fast and organized shipping is the only way they get the right products to their customers within the stipulated time.… The post What Are Ecommerce Shipping Best Practices? A Guide to Shipping appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

This Is What You Need to Know About Self Employed Insurance

Right now we’re living in an age in which a person needs little more than an internet connection to become a business owner. If you’re a self-employed professional, you need to put your ducks in a row just like any other business owner. This starts with handling all of your insurance needs. But what sort of insurance should you keep in mind as a self-employed individual? Use these tips to learn more about self employed insurance and how it can save your business. Consider the Kind of Business You Run and Work You Do and Address Your Liabilities First and foremost you need to assess the kind of company that you run when you’re interested in getting a self employed business insurance plan.… The post This Is What You Need to Know About Self Employed Insurance appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Unmistakable Signs You’ve Chosen the Wrong Degree

University life is not always as careless and full of parties as it is shown in Hollywood movies. Very often, a way to earn a degree lies through sleepless nights, hours spent in libraries, an immense amount of hard work and stress. When facing the reality of student life, many freshmen think, ‘Should I stay, or should I go?’ But how to know when your hard work is justifiable and when it is a waste of time and energy on a wrong degree? In this article, you will find the list of top signs you’ve made a wrong career choice. And if most of your answers are ‘Yes,’ you might need to consider changing your direction.… The post Unmistakable Signs You’ve Chosen the Wrong Degree appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

7 Proven Ways to Generate Quality Leads For Your Business

Have you ever wondered why most promising businesses with great potential fail after about two years of its establishment? Most times, those that struggle to scale through the first few years end up in bankruptcy and are forced to close down. Customers are the lifeblood of any business, and when a business is not getting as many customers as it ought to, it is bound to fall. While this article would not explain the different reasons businesses fail to get customers, it would offer solutions to the problem by outlining seven proven ways to generate quality leads. These seven ways can be used for any business.… The post 7 Proven Ways to Generate Quality Leads For Your Business appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Need to Finance Your Real Estate Business? Here’s How

Financing your real estate business has never been easier than it is now. There are many different options available for you to fund your business and achieve your dreams. Funding is an essential component of any start-up business, and if you do not have funding, you will not be able to achieve everything that you have planned to. Finding the funding may seem daunting at the start, but with the help of this post, you will be able to get your business fired up and ready to go. Real estate is a field in which you will need significant funding to get started, and this guide will tell you exactly how you can get that funding.… The post Need to Finance Your Real Estate Business? Here’s How appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

What Are the Advantages of Title Loans to Fund Your Business?

If you are considering starting a business, one thing you may need is access to some cash to get things moving. This could be money to buy equipment, invest in service, get a home office set up, or purchase stock among other things. So, you need to consider what your options are when it comes to raising this finance, as there are lots of different loan solutions you can turn to based on your needs and circumstances. One of the loan options you can consider if you need to raise money for your business is a title loan, and these loans are available to those people who own a car that is registered to them.… The post What Are the Advantages of Title Loans to Fund Your Business? appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Debt Financing Vs Equity Financing: Getting Your Business Off the Ground

Unless your business has a massive balance sheet, you will need financing at some point. For small businesses, you might have to choose between different financing options, keeping in mind that each of these options has its own advantages and disadvantages. Today, we are going to look at debt financing and equity financing as ways of getting your business off the ground. Royalty Free Photo Debt Financing A lot of people use debt financing, but they do not know it by this name. Debt financing is where you get a loan as a debt. A good example is an automobile loan.… The post Debt Financing Vs Equity Financing: Getting Your Business Off the Ground appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Slack Etiquette: Become a Slack Pro in No Time

Online communication has always been an essential part of business operations. However, it became far more crucial during the last couple of months. Given the world’s current situation, many companies had to send their employees home to work remotely. With the growth of the remote work trend came the growing demand for better online communication platforms. As one of the best platforms of this kind, Slack proved that its features are more than enough to maintain meaningful and productive communication within remote teams. Why Choose Slack Before getting into details with Slack etiquette and how to best leverage the platform, let’s cover the basics.… The post Slack Etiquette: Become a Slack Pro in No Time appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Digital Marketing Strategies for Rehabilitation Centers

Addiction has become such a huge problem in every country on the planet. Whether it is an alcohol or drug addiction, a gambling addiction, or an addiction to sex, reaching out and helping addicts to overcome their demons is more important now than ever. Rehabilitation centers, like every other kind of business, need to employ the right digital marketing strategy to ensure that their potential patients are aware that there is help out there. These days your business’ website is key to customer outreach and engagement, whether your business is a rehabilitation center or a global corporation. Improving your online presence and increasing website traffic is not an easy task, but to maximize your potential engagement with people who need your help, it is absolutely vital.… The post Digital Marketing Strategies for Rehabilitation Centers appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

8 Proven Ways to Increase Employee Productivity at work

Let’s face it: ensuring maximum employee efficiency is one of the biggest concerns of many Business owners and Managers these days. It is practically impossible to lead a team with different temperament and views and not have any clashes and miscommunication. All this hinders the efficiency of the employees. Needless to say, getting everyone on the same page is not a piece of cake. So, how do you ensure optimum efficiency from the employees? Here are 8 proven ways you need to know about how to increase productivity at work. 1. Provide your team with proper Communication apps It does not matter whether your team is working remotely or under the same roof, having proper communication tools can help the team members to be on the same page.… The post 8 Proven Ways to Increase Employee Productivity at work appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

How SMEs can help to meet global sustainability targets

By James Napier A few weeks ago, major global corporations urged world leaders to align COVID recovery with climate science, and reconfirmed their commitment to a zero carbon economy. This is not just a concern for business giants however: it should be high on the list for SMEs too. Global leaders are prioritising sustainability before […] The post How SMEs can help to meet global sustainability targets appeared first on SME Magazine.

We’re locked down – so why bother complaining?

Businesses reaped the benefits from higher levels of patience and sympathy amongst consumers during Lockdown, as Covid-19 prompted an unprecedented drop in complaint numbers. That’s the key finding of a survey of more than 6,000 consumers carried out by not-for-profit complaints handling body  Ombudsman Services.  The average number of complaints per person plummeted from 3.7 […] The post We’re locked down – so why bother complaining? appeared first on SME Magazine.

Graduate jobs fall . . . but pay rises for the lucky ones

The amount of graduate jobs being advertised has fallen by 60.3 per cent year-on-year, with industries such as marketing, construction and recruitment experiencing even larger drops.   The job board CV-Library analysed data on its some between January 1 and July 30 and compared the findings with the same period in 2019 to build an understanding of the opportunities available […] The post Graduate jobs fall . . . but pay rises for the lucky ones appeared first on SME Magazine.

Professional vacancies on the rise again

Job opportunities for the professional sector – including sectors such as IT, professional services, life sciences, finance, marketing, HR and engineering, have continued to improve, with July marking the second month in a row that vacancies have increased.   While year on year figures are understandably still down, there are signs of improvement with decreases contracting […] The post Professional vacancies on the rise again appeared first on SME Magazine.

Eco-friendly starts with the first wipe

Sponsored post on behalf of Pura  Launched in lockdown, Pura is a new, UK-based, family-run company on a mission: to democratise eco-friendly baby products for all. The brand believes that being eco-friendly is no longer a luxury but a necessity. Its ambition is to create products that help families care for their babies now, while also […] The post Eco-friendly starts with the first wipe appeared first on SME Magazine.

On the sick – and how we are claiming for it

More than 1.3 million working days have been claimed for in just over one month of the Coronavirus Sick Pay scheme, according to UHY Hacker Young, the national accountancy group. The scheme allows SMEs to claim money from the Government for any employee who has taken time off work with symptoms, or is unable to […] The post On the sick – and how we are claiming for it appeared first on SME Magazine.

Renewed warnings on the importance of admitting furlough anomalies

Accountants and tax advisers have been warning companies of the perils of furlough abuse now that the so-called amnesty has begun. The amnesty was introduced in the recent Finance Act which received Royal Assent on July 22. HMRC has already started investigating businesses it believes have deliberately or inadvertently allowed staff to work whilst on […] The post Renewed warnings on the importance of admitting furlough anomalies appeared first on SME Magazine.

One in four ‘have no idea when they can reopen’

Nearly a quarter of small retailers and hospitality firms don’t know when they’ll open their doors again after being forced to close, according to new research carried out among the UK’s once thriving small business sector. Nationally, a total of 35 per cent of all SMEs said they had been forced to shut down during […] The post One in four ‘have no idea when they can reopen’ appeared first on SME Magazine.

Remote but under surveilance – the perils of home working

David McGeough, Director of International Marketing, Wrike  The pandemic has brought with it challenges for SMEs in the past few months. The rapid  transition to remote working was perhaps one of the most significant. Whilst some organisations were more prepared than others, many found themselves entering uncharted waters, with little experience of managing remote workforces. According […] The post Remote but under surveilance – the perils of home working appeared first on SME Magazine.

Top 3 eCommerce Posts for July

5 Keys to Kickstarting Your Full Entrepreneur Potential – Inc. I’m now convinced that serious entrepreneurs relish the startup process more than success. They enjoy the journey more than the destination Proven Ways To Market Your ECommerce Business – RC you should choose the right channels to market your online business strategically while still saving […]

How Marketing is the Bridge to the Success in Finding the Next Normal

We are thrilled to share a guest blog from Adele Crane, Chief Executive Officer of Sales Focus Advisory. Sales Focus Advisory is drawing on their years of experience through tough markets to work with CEOs and sales managers to develop new playbooks and engage with their teams to provide the tools to overcome the current challenges and shift back to growth. Connect with Adele on LinkedIn CEOs are faced with many decisions as they work to guide their companies through the changing economic times and downward financial pressures. Their executive team is charged with the responsibilities to manage costs and operate lean and effectively.

Staying Motivated When You Work from Home

Working from home certainly has its benefits; however, it’s not easy. In order to make money and keep up a solid reputation, you need to be able to stay motivated. In this article, we’ll discuss how you can do just that, so you can continue to enjoy all the great things about working from home. Sound interesting? Let’s get started. Remove distractions One of the best ways to stop yourself from getting distracted during work hours is to remove the distractions, of course. It’s not always easy, but try and determine what keeps removing you from your workspace. If it’s your phone, try putting it in another room.… The post Staying Motivated When You Work from Home appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Proof of Income: How to Use a Paystub and More to Buy A Home

Buying a house is a big step. It puts you on the property ladder, grants you rights you didn’t have as a tenant, and gives you a place to call home. In 2019, the median house price in the U.S. was $279,600. To purchase a house at that price, you needed a salary of at least $61,123 to pay your monthly bill of $1,426.21. However, you need more than a salary. You need proof of income. What does proof of income mean, and how do you show it? Here’s what you need to know. What Does Proof of Income Mean? … The post Proof of Income: How to Use a Paystub and More to Buy A Home appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Launching a Supplement Business: 5 Tips for Getting High-Quality Leads

Dietary supplements are incredibly popular in the United States, and it doesn’t look like they’re going anywhere. The Council for Responsible Nutrition found that supplement use had reached an all-time high in 2019 with 77% of American adults taking supplements in some form. The most popular of these are vitamins with specialty supplements like fish oils and fatty acids meant to improve overall health coming in second. Reasons people love supplements include increased awareness about healthy lifestyle choices and the fact that many of them simply work to improve people’s health. They’re made to address all manner of needs from nutritional requirements to workout enhancement.… The post A Step-by-Step Guide to Launching a Supplement Business: 5 Tips for Getting High-Quality Leads appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Guiding Small Businesses To Make The Most of Digital Marketing

With COVID-19 taking a toll on all aspects of daily life, 2020 has indeed been a challenging year for all of us. While we are trying to hold on and stay safe from the virus, businesses across the world are finding mere survival a Herculean task. This is especially true in the case of small businesses that do not have a huge debt fund to fall back on. At the moment, with social distancing protocols in place, businesses are having a dearth of physical options. The silver lining here is the fact that this global crisis is chaotic, and if small businesses can focus on their digital marketing plans, they will be able to establish long term credibility among their target audience.… The post Guiding Small Businesses To Make The Most of Digital Marketing appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Shops urged to get the social message

While consumers are said to average over three hours on social media per day, new research has suggested that the 43 per cent of independent retailers that used it on a daily basis pre-Covid-19 has dropped to just five per cent in some towns. The social media management platform, Maybe, gathered 20,000 responses from across […] The post Shops urged to get the social message appeared first on SME Magazine.

Why is now the perfect time to move to the Cloud?

Guest post by Duncan Ward With many businesses taking a good look at the longevity of their communications technology, while working remotely, the question of whether now is the perfect time to move to the cloud, is one that is frequently asked. With both communication needs and the ways in which we work changing drastically, […] The post Why is now the perfect time to move to the Cloud? appeared first on SME Magazine.

Is this the end of lunch at the desk?

Before the pandemic forced us to take a break from the office, we rarely even left it for lunch. In fact, an estimated 42 per cent of us regularly ate at our desks. But as Ben Carter of City Pantry points out in this guest article, Lockdown has encouraged many employees to reclaim their lunch […] The post Is this the end of lunch at the desk? appeared first on SME Magazine.

Our Customers And Their Collaboration With Us Defines DELMIAWorks2020

The best ideas for how to improve DELMIAworks comes from our customers. Our most recent release, DELMIAWorks 2020, reflects what they’ve asked for along with improvements we’re seeing are needed across our worldwide manufacturing customer base. Every DELMIAWorks customer has the opportunity to be a co-collaborator in creating new features, enhancements, and suggesting improvements on… The post Our Customers And Their Collaboration With Us Defines DELMIAWorks2020 appeared first on IQMS Manufacturing Blog.

Answers To Today’s Toughest Endpoint Security Questions In The Enterprise

Enterprises who are increasing the average number of endpoint security agents from 9.8 last year to 10.2 today aren’t achieving the endpoint resilience they need because more software agents create more conflicts, leaving each endpoint exposed to a potential breach. 1 in 3 enterprise devices is being used with a non-compliant VPN, further increasing the […] Answers To Today’s Toughest Endpoint Security Questions In The Enterprise is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

It’s Time to Find a Way Forward With Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 is the progressive step in a manufacturing company’s digital transformation maturity curve, focusing on combining information technology and operational technology to modernize the value chain in new ways.  IIoT is […] The post It’s Time to Find a Way Forward With Industry 4.0 appeared first on ERP News.

Five reasons why your website traffic is dropping (and ways to fix it)

Every business owner knows that having a steady flow of website traffic is key to being successful online. The more visitors you have, the more opportunities you have to introduce your offering to prospects, build relationships, and sell your products or services. That’s what makes a drop in traffic so terrifying, as that ultimately results […] The post Five reasons why your website traffic is dropping (and ways to fix it) appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

Understanding HIPAA in the Age of Digital Transformation

Does your business operate in the Healthcare Industry? Are you unsure if you meet HIPAA compliance checklist requirements, or even if HIPAA applies to you? For many businesses that operate in the health and wellness space, HIPAA compliance isn’t just a part of everyday life. It is a requirement for remaining in good legal and […] The post Understanding HIPAA in the Age of Digital Transformation appeared first on Liquid Web.

The Weaknesses That Cyber Security Hackers Prey Upon

Are you worried that you may get hacked by malicious opportunists online? Do you want to keep your digital information close to you and out of reach of hackers? Do you want to know what makes you vulnerable to hackers? No matter how well others protect their online information, it seems cyber security hackers always find a way around them. The recent Zoom hacking incident is a good example of it. However, there is still hope. There is a way for you to secure your personal information online. It starts with arming yourself with the knowledge of the weaknesses in cybersecurity.… The post The Weaknesses That Cyber Security Hackers Prey Upon appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

How Do I Get Out of a Home Foreclosure?

Due to financial hardships stemming from COVID-19, many people in Louisville are behind financially and struggling to keep their homes. If your home goes into foreclosure, it can be devastating to your credit and your financial situation. Believe it or not, there are things that you can do to put an end to the foreclosing of your home. The key is to find a strategy that works best for you and your unique situation. Continue reading to learn ways to get out of a foreclosure. 1. Work something out with the lenders The best thing you can do to increase your chances of avoiding the repossession of your home is to jump on it at the first signs of trouble. … The post How Do I Get Out of a Home Foreclosure? appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Some Of The Common Freelancer Mistakes You Can Avoid

When starting as a freelancer, people do everything to make a name for themselves and make more money. It is tough to get projects and clients at first, and as people struggle to get gigs, they overlook some aspects of the business side of freelancing. People think that freelancing has lesser responsibilities than the regular office job. As a result, freelancers end up making mistakes that cost them a lot. Here are some of the freelancing errors you can avoid. 1. Operating without a Contract Most freelancers start working without signing a contract. This leaves room for serious misunderstandings. Part of the reason this happens is that the freelancer does not have the time or resources to draft an agreement.… The post Some Of The Common Freelancer Mistakes You Can Avoid appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Common Cyber Security Practices You Should Never Miss

Industries have preferred to move their businesses online that have allowed them to grow organically. However, everything is not so bright as they are perennially faced with the risk of data breaches. The security threats in the industry are immense and can be estimated from the fact that 4.1 billion records were compromised in only the first half of 2019. There have been significant data breaches at Clearview and Marriott, with almost 5.2 million records being breached at the latter. According to the 2020 Data Breach Investigation Report from Verizon, 70% of the breaches were caused by outsiders, and 86% of the breaches were financially motivated.… The post Common Cyber Security Practices You Should Never Miss appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Asset Protection Protocols You Should Always Follow

Typically, you’ve spent many years building your wealth for your family’s future. Whether you have personal assets or businesses, you always want these things to go to your loved ones in case of incapacity or death. However, this isn’t always the situation. There are instances when you need to prepare for the unexpected, and these can include lawsuits from the creditors and other adverse judgments. This is where the legal concept of asset protection comes into play. In simple terms, asset protection is the process of protecting one’s assets from unfortunate situations, including seizure, lawsuits, judgments, and other relevant losses. It’s composed of many strategies that can guard an individual’s wealth without violating the law on concealment, fraudulent transfer, and contempt.… The post Asset Protection Protocols You Should Always Follow appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Interested in Becoming an Entrepreneur? Here Are 5 Food Business Ideas to Consider

Food brings people together. Whether you’re passing down important family recipes or sharing a meal with close friends, eating is a great way to enjoy the company of friends while creating special memories. And if you have a particular passion for food, you may want to share that passion with the world through a new business as an entrepreneur. The entrepreneurial spirit is a unique one. You have to be prepared to take big risks for what hopefully pays off as a successful business. Jumping into any venture requires preparation, dedication, and inspiration. Once you find a great idea, you have to put together a good team and focus on your objectives and key results (OKRs) to reach your ambitious goals. … The post Interested in Becoming an Entrepreneur? Here Are 5 Food Business Ideas to Consider appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Simple Yet Profound Ways to Cut Costs Amid COVID-19 Crisis

As the economy continues to struggle and many businesses are faced with prolonged dips in sales, many SBOs are getting creative to stay afloat. This includes cutting costs and reorganizing expenses based on new developments. The 2 Levers of Profitability and Financial Sustenance Whether it’s a small business, global organization, or your own household, there are two levers that impact your profitability and financial sustenance: Increasing revenue. The first (and most obvious) choice is to increase revenue. If you sell more products at a higher profit margin, you generate more revenue. Plain and simple. Cutting costs. The other lever is to cut costs. … The post Simple Yet Profound Ways to Cut Costs Amid COVID-19 Crisis appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

How to do Period End procedure in Sage X3

Fiscal Period is the period of time reflected in financial statements. Usually, the fiscal period is either the calendar year or a quarter. Fiscal period is also known as an accounting period. The fiscal year is the consecutive 12-month period during which a business or organization plans its budget. It does not have to be… Read More »

How to Align Lot numbers with Work order numbers

A Work order is an order to make one or more products. Conventionally, the work order uses a bill of materials (BOM) to create a list of materials to be issued, and a routing to make a list of operations to be performed on work centers. Work orders dictate what product need to be manufactured,… Read More »

Maximize Efficiencies With Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) Software

A leading plastics global plastics manufacturer has standardized on Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) as one of their primary metrics based on its proven value in stabilizing every production machine on their shop floor. An injection molding manufacturer was able to increase OEE performance by 7% in three months, increasing gross profit by $1.2M across six… The post Maximize Efficiencies With Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) Software appeared first on IQMS Manufacturing Blog.

IIoT, Industry 4.0 and ERP

The IoT (Internet of Things) concept deals with enabling devices through the internet to facilitate comfort and convenience. The IIoT […] The post IIoT, Industry 4.0 and ERP appeared first on ERP News.

Why starting a blog is more important than ever

How many times do the same people visit your website? Unless you have an online shop, there’s no reason for a prospect to visit your site more than once or twice. Once they buy from you, they’re usually gone. And they won’t come back anytime soon since they have no reason to. A blog, however, […] The post Why starting a blog is more important than ever appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

Five reasons why you should add live chat to your online shop

A typical customer journey from research to purchase is fraught with questions, concerns and anxiety. Sure, prospects can reach out via phone, email or social networks like Facebook or Twitter to get answers and support. But they’re just not as effective as live chat. In fact, an overwhelming majority of 92% users feel that live […] The post Five reasons why you should add live chat to your online shop appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

Meet a Helpful Human – Josh Langfeldt

We’re the employees you would hire if you could. Responsive, helpful, and dedicated in ways automation simply can’t be. We’re your team. Each month we recognize one of our Most Helpful Humans in Hosting. Meet Josh Langfeldt Josh is a born and raised Michigander, hailing from the state capitol of Lansing. Growing up, he was […] The post Meet a Helpful Human – Josh Langfeldt appeared first on Liquid Web.

VPS Hosting Performance Comparison: Liquid Web VPS Hosting Tops EVERYONE

The needs of businesses and corporations are rapidly changing. A global pandemic has changed how we do business, how we live, and how we work. More than ever, we are looking to managed hosting providers and cloud computing to meet the demand for quarantine and work from home orders. But how can you compare one […] The post VPS Hosting Performance Comparison: Liquid Web VPS Hosting Tops EVERYONE appeared first on Liquid Web.

Comparing VPS, Cloud Dedicated, and VMware Private Cloud Hosting

In today’s hosting world, you have dozens of hosting options to choose from. You have shared hosting, dedicated hosting, CMS specialized hosting, reseller hosting, and so on. On the top of most lists are vps vs cloud hosting, but what are the differences? Cloud hosting can refer to many different types of cloud solutions. Many […] The post Comparing VPS, Cloud Dedicated, and VMware Private Cloud Hosting appeared first on Liquid Web.

What is a Managed Cloud Server? How Can It Benefit My MSP Clients (and Me)?

The Answer to the Need for Effective Public Cloud Support and Cost Savings is Managed Cloud Servers Over the last few years, companies have flocked to the cloud, putting at least a quarter of their data on Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and other public cloud platforms. They now realize that the anticipated benefits of lower […] The post What is a Managed Cloud Server? How Can It Benefit My MSP Clients (and Me)? appeared first on Liquid Web.

5 Ways to Free Up Disk Space on a Dedicated Windows Server

How often do you think about your Windows-based dedicated server running out of disk space? Yet having enough free storage is critical to maintaining stellar server performance.  Without it, not only will you see the immediate reduction in speed, but other automatic processes, such as backups, also wouldn’t be able to run properly. Let’s walk […] The post 5 Ways to Free Up Disk Space on a Dedicated Windows Server appeared first on Liquid Web.

Considerations for Growing Your Online Store

When you first start an online store, you want to find ways that you can grow it faster. You have a number of ways that you can successfully do this. You can accelerate your progress through learning from the mistakes and successes of others. In this way, you will see success early on to enjoy it more quickly. The sellers who control their own stores can control their own online experience. Email Marketing You have plenty of free online tools that you can use like email marketing to help yourself succeed. This also allows you to build a relationship with your clients for faster success.… The post Considerations for Growing Your Online Store appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

How to Create Design Systems for Your Business

Having design systems means that you will have different components as a part of it. When this gets adopted across the board, you have a more cohesive and navigable customer interface that can increase sales. Color Usually, you will use one to three different primary colors with the color scheme. You want to choose this carefully because this will represent your brand. A number of colors and tints exist to where you can dive deep into the details of this. The visual style matters because if the customers don’t like it, they will go elsewhere. In addition, you can also choose colors so that it will be a more user friendly experience.… The post How to Create Design Systems for Your Business appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Vital Steps In Setting Up Your Business

One of the crucial phases in humans’ lives is when we decide what to do with our time and talent. That is one thing we have spent a lot of time, resources, and energy preparing ourselves. Some people get employed in established organizations, while others have to start up their business. Any form of business aims to make a profit. A business’ success can be determined from the point a plan is made and the establishment of that venture. These essential steps that must be taken to set up a successful business will help you in many ways. Create a Business Plan Choosing the type of business is the first step to success.… The post Vital Steps In Setting Up Your Business appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Things To Assess While Getting A Car Insurance Quote

Buying things can seem fun, but it isn’t easy. One must diligently research about the product, its reviews, the way to use it, history about manufacturers, and every detail that might concern you. These rules of buying must be considered even when you are looking for a car insurance quote. However, it is essential to understand the market of insurance business thoroughly before getting car insurance quotes. One must consider all the available options before locking his or her decision on a suitable quote. You will have to consider several factors to get the best deal from the market because all insurance companies are there to enhance their businesses.… The post Things To Assess While Getting A Car Insurance Quote appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Ubersuggest vs. SEMrush: Head-to-Head SEO Tool Comparison

Properly implementing SEO requires a well-defined approach and tools to augment your strategies. However, with the myriad of SEO tools available online, it can be challenging to figure out which SEO tool is perfect for your business. Image source: Unsplash In this guide, we’ll compare two of the most reliable and widely-used SEO tools and their features to see which one is the best solution for you. Ubersuggest vs. SEMrush: Which one will come out on top? We’ll look at each SEO tool’s features, benefits, and pricing to give you enough details to make a good comparison of the two solutions.… The post Ubersuggest vs. SEMrush: Head-to-Head SEO Tool Comparison appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

How to Refresh Your Brand Image When Feeling Outdated

Creating a brand from scratch is a lot of work. And it is also a huge responsibility – once you launch your brand, you will have to stick to the brand identity and communicate through the brand’s main virtues of what it represents and the additional values that it provides. photo credit: Flickr Also, after launching your brand and starting your own business, you will start working on brand awareness. You will be making sure people hear about your brand and learn to recognize it by multiple elements – colors, style, tone of voice, and many other factors. But with time, everything wears off, and a change is always good but not always easy to deal with.… The post How to Refresh Your Brand Image When Feeling Outdated appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

3 Types of Cyber Security Threats to Small Businesses and How to Avoid Them

By 2021, all the various types of cyber security threats will cost the world at least $6 trillion every year. Cybercrime, after all, doesn’t discriminate; it affects individuals, small businesses, and large corporations. Unfortunately, individuals and small businesses are those who are at the highest risk. For starters, they don’t have the funds to recover from the economic effects of such crimes. This is also why six in 10 SMBs that get attacked go out of business within six months. As such, you should learn as much as you can about the most common cyber security threats. Knowing what they are can help you mitigate your risks of becoming the next victim.… The post 3 Types of Cyber Security Threats to Small Businesses and How to Avoid Them appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

How to Get Off to the Best Start in Your New Job

A new job can be an exciting and daunting thing, especially if it’s in a position to which you’ve always aspired. Getting off to a good start generally means making a positive impression on those around you, familiarising yourself with the technical details of the work itself, and avoiding ruffling feathers. Be aware of the most annoying habits According to research commissioned by instantprint, a Rotherham-based printing company that creates flyers, leaflets, and posters, almost eight million workers in the UK have had to work alongside a person who annoyed them every day. If you’re that annoying person, then you might find your progress impeded.… The post How to Get Off to the Best Start in Your New Job appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

The Inevitable Digitalisation of Businesses: How to Be Prepared

For a seamless digital transition of your business, you would need to have a long-term vision as well as a deeper understanding of the digital space. Almost every entrepreneur in today’s world knows the importance of digitalization. With continuous, swift advancement in technology and digital preservation techniques; there is no other way but to embrace new technological tools and algorithms in order to maintain a competitive advantage in any given sector. It is no longer just an additional feature, the majority of customers today expect to conduct at least a part of their businesses digitally. Research reports from renowned organizations such as MIT and the World Economic Forum also showcase how businesses with cutting edge technologies are benefitting from a surge in popularity among their customers.… The post The Inevitable Digitalisation of Businesses: How to Be Prepared appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

How to Ensure your Data Team’s Skills Remain Up-to-date

When it comes to data analysis, if you’re not moving forwards, you’re moving backwards. Data science tech, trends and tools are constantly evolving, and best practices can become outdated in the blink of an eye. The good news is that data scientists are generally curious and eager to keep making new discoveries. They chose to enter a profession that is a center of innovation and change, and they’ll embrace opportunities to keep on pushing the cutting edge of data science a little further forward. However, it’s easy for a busy data team to get so involved in one project after another that they lose the habit of reading up around their area.… The post How to Ensure your Data Team’s Skills Remain Up-to-date appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Payment & Prepayment deletion through the custom button from Sales Order

In Sage X3, we are working on payment integration from x3 to the third party payment gateway. Here, we are doing sale/auth/refund/void transactions on the client’s payment gateway through Sales Order/Invoice transactions from X3. Here, we will provide prepayment & payment deletion functionality through the void button. New Stuff:- How to change the LOT’s expiration… Read More »

How to change the LOT’s expiration date (for multiple sites) in Sage X3

In some business scenario customer wants to change the expiry date when product exist in multiple sites, of the existing Lot numbers of its existing stock, and they were hunting for a solution which could help them with this. A lot number is an identification number assigned to a particular quantity or lot of material from a… Read More »

How to enable serial number field in sales invoice screen in Sage X3

A sales invoice is an accounting document that records a business transaction. Sales invoices provide the business with a record of the services they’ve provided to a client, when the services were rendered and how much money the client owes the business. Typically, a sales invoice will include a description of the service provided, the… Read More »

How to Set Notes for Customer in Sage X3

There are many situations where user need to set up the important information or messages for specific customer in ERP. Now Sage X3 is also provide the provision of setting up the messages or notes for specific customer which will further reflect in to sales document. Today in this blog we will discuss how user… Read More »

Manual Remittance Entry in Sage X3

In this blog post, we will discuss how to create manual remittance entries in Sage X3. As we all know, in Sage X3, payments can be done against invoices that are generated from Purchase Invoice and Supplier BP invoice from the AP-AR accounting module. Payments transactions are created bank-wise as per the selected supplier/vendor. Payments… Read More »

How to enable select all check box in the left side panel in Sage X3

As we all know, in Sage X3 when users want to create Purchase invoice against purchase receipt, he/she has to select receipt from the left list one by one. Recently one of our client wanted to have an option to select all Receipts in a single click from the left side panel while creating purchase… Read More »

How to exclude header part on the last page on Purchase Order Report

Sage X3 reports are developed in Crystal reports and can be modified as per user needs if you have required Crystal version installed on developer system. One of our client has requested to add ‘Terms and conditions’ on last page of the Purchase Order report. This was one of the easy task to add on… Read More »

Change the Date Format using 4GL Script

As we know, Sage X3 supports multiple date formats as per the users requirement. The default date format in Sage X3 is setup in setup–> Parameters. For the developers who wants to manipulate date field value, can use date functions in 4GL. Also there is inbuilt string function which can be useful for the developers… Read More »

User Restrictions on Purchase Inquiry Screen

In Sage X3, Users can check all the purchase related data using inquiry screens. But there is one drawback of this functionality that any user can check the data of all the other users also using inquiry screens. To overcome from this drawback, we did customization on Purchase Inquiry screens. By doing which users can… Read More »

How to create and add formula on inquiry screen

An inquiry screen is used to extract information from one or more table and present it in the from of a grid. It help us to display the records based on the filter criteria we entered. In Sage X3, we have a multiple inquiry screens available such as Stock by product, stock by lot,stock by… Read More »

DELMIAworks 2020X Shows Our Commitment To Keep Innovating For Our Customers

The most valuable conversations we have every day are with our customers. Their challenges, needs, and requirements continue to be an excellent source of innovation. Our latest release, DELMIAworks 2020X, reflects our commitment to keep innovating by collaborating with them. SHOPWORKS, an easily configurable series of Work Center dashboards designed to improve shop floor efficiency,… The post DELMIAworks 2020X Shows Our Commitment To Keep Innovating For Our Customers appeared first on IQMS Manufacturing Blog.

How An AI Platform Is Matching Employees And Opportunities

Bottom Line: Eightfold.ai’s innovative approach of combining their own AI and virtual hackathons to create and launch new additions to their Project Marketplace rapidly is a model enterprises need to consider emulating. Eightfold.ai was founded with the mission that there is a right career for everyone in the world. Since its founding in 2016, Eightfold.ai’s […] How An AI Platform Is Matching Employees And Opportunities is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

What’s New In Gartner’s Hype Cycle For Endpoint Security, 2020

Remote working’s rapid growth is making endpoint security an urgent priority for all organizations today. Cloud-first deployment strategies dominate the innovations on this year’s Hype Cycle for Endpoint Security. Zero Trust Security (ZTNA) is gaining adoption in enterprises who realize identities are the new security perimeter of their business. By 2024, at least 40% of […] What’s New In Gartner’s Hype Cycle For Endpoint Security, 2020 is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

Why Digital Transformation Always Needs To Start With Customers First

63% of organizations say delivering an excellent customer experience as measured by customer satisfaction scores defines success as a digital-first business, according to a recent IDG study. 67% of CEOs say acting with agility is “the new currency of business; if we’re too slow, we will be bankrupt,” according to KPMG. 33% of CEOs say […] Why Digital Transformation Always Needs To Start With Customers First is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

Where AIOps Is Delivering Results Today

Bottom Line: Capitalizing on AI and machine learning’s inherent strengths to create contextual intelligence in real-time, LogicMonitor’s early warning and failure prevention systems reflect where AIOps is delivering results today. LogicMonitor’s track record of making solid contributions to their customers’ ability to bring greater accuracy, insight, and precision into monitoring all IT assets is emerging […] Where AIOps Is Delivering Results Today is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

5 Ways Machine Learning Can Thwart Phishing Attacks

Global mobile phishing attempts surged by 37% amid shift to work-from-home for the thousands of businesses needing to adhere to shelter-in-place directives. According to Verizon, over 90% of breaches start with a phishing attack and with more than 60% of emails being read on mobile, mobile phishing is one of the fastest-growing threat categories in […] 5 Ways Machine Learning Can Thwart Phishing Attacks is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

Kanban and Scrum Compared

Kanban and Scrum are both Agile project management frameworks that can be applied to various situations. While they do have […] The post Kanban and Scrum Compared appeared first on ERP News.

Why C-stores Should Adopt Industry 4.0 Tech

Industry 4.0 is not just for manufacturing anymore. The term is defined as the ongoing transformation of traditional manufacturing and […] The post Why C-stores Should Adopt Industry 4.0 Tech appeared first on ERP News.

Six tips to get more local customers

Now, more than ever, people are using search engines like Google to find local businesses. It’s much easier and convenient to open Google or Google Maps and run a search for “flower shop near me” than drive around hoping to find one. That’s why it’s so important to have your website show up on the […] The post Six tips to get more local customers appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

Six ways to promote your business on a shoestring budget

Don’t have thousands of pounds to spend on your small business? Not to worry. You really don’t need to be a big brand with a huge budget to market your business to new customers. There are lots of budget-friendly ways to promote your brand, attract potential customers, and entice them to buy from you. In […] The post Six ways to promote your business on a shoestring budget appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

Why your website isn’t showing up on Google

You worked hard to build a great website that presents your brand in the best possible light. The navigation is simple. The content is clear and enticing. The images are high quality. If you’ve done everything right, why is it that your website is nowhere to be found in Google’s search results? Why isn’t your […] The post Why your website isn’t showing up on Google appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

Five warning signs of poor website performance (and how to fix them)

A great website should be generating new business. If yours is not attracting, engaging, and turning visitors into customers, then it’s not performing well. So, what’s preventing your site from succeeding? It can be anything from unclear messaging and week calls-to-action (CTAs) to lack of proper search engine optimisation (SEO). While it’s not always easy […] The post Five warning signs of poor website performance (and how to fix them) appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

How to choose the right WordPress theme for your website

We’ve all been there. You buy a domain and web hosting. Then browse through hundreds of WordPress themes and try out tens of demos. Finally, you pick a theme that you feel is the perfect fit for your new website. A few weeks pass and, as you add your content and images, you start to […] The post How to choose the right WordPress theme for your website appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

Blogging on Medium vs on your own website: Pros and cons

Whether you’re just getting started online and want to build brand awareness, or you’re an already established business and want to reach more prospects, blogging is an effective way to achieve both goals. But should you blog on your own, relatively unknown or facing stagnating readership domain? Or should you publish content on a popular […] The post Blogging on Medium vs on your own website: Pros and cons appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

What is Cloud Server?

Earlier this month, we announced the launch of Cloud Servers. The public cloud computing global market will most likely exceed $330 billion in 2020, according to Hosting Tribunal. Many growing MSPs and emerging enterprises are seeking the benefits that public cloud poses, while not breaking the bank or losing the support they require. For customers […] The post What is Cloud Server? appeared first on Liquid Web.

5 Data Privacy Tips for Remote Workers

Data privacy for remote workers is essential – it always has been – but now, more than ever, it is dominating the cybersecurity strategies of all businesses with a staggering 4.7 million people in the U.S. now working remotely. But, with increasing levels of cybercrime and remote workers being targeted, it begs the question: How […] The post 5 Data Privacy Tips for Remote Workers appeared first on Liquid Web.

6 Reasons Why Employees Need a VPN While They Work From Home

Now more than ever, companies are having employees work from home. With technology advances and the growth of businesses worldwide, a remote workforce can help an employer utilize employees, contractors, and even remote partners in ways that were not possible before. There are risks involved with having sensitive company data being accessed over the Internet, […] The post 6 Reasons Why Employees Need a VPN While They Work From Home appeared first on Liquid Web.

Women in Technology: V Collins-Ross

Liquid Web’s Testing Engineer on the vast possibilities made reality by tech, how they found themself at Liquid Web, and the power of following your interests. VCR loves the multifaceted nature of technology. “It’s infinitely versatile. From infrared scanners that help doctors find veins, to prosthetic limbs that restore the sensation of touch, to viewing […] The post Women in Technology: V Collins-Ross appeared first on Liquid Web.

12 Ways to Enhance Company Culture for Remote Teams

As many employees continue to do their jobs remotely, it is essential to ensure that everyone feels like a valued member of the team, no matter where they may be. Keeping morale high and building a strong remote work culture has never been more critical. To keep company culture thriving, we must prioritize creating virtual […] The post 12 Ways to Enhance Company Culture for Remote Teams appeared first on Liquid Web.

Domains 101: What is a Website Domain?

Have you ever wondered what a website domain is and how important it is to your business? What differentiates a website domain from a website URL? What does the IP address of the server have to do with all that? And in the end, how will a website domain help to bring more visitors to […] The post Domains 101: What is a Website Domain? appeared first on Liquid Web.

SSD vs HDD: Which is the Best?

SSD vs HDD: The Differences and Which You Need For Your Server Your business is growing faster than your server can keep up with, and before you know it, your infrastructure is starting to act sluggish, space is running out, and your website or application is slowing down. You have been considering switching to SSD […] The post SSD vs HDD: Which is the Best? appeared first on Liquid Web.

How To Create Your Brand Voice

Before we explore what brand voice is all about, take a moment to picture your brand or any brand of your choice. But don’t just imagine it as a business: picture it as a living, breathing entity. See your brand as a person. In the same way people need to look decent, have a good […] The post How To Create Your Brand Voice appeared first on Liquid Web.

What are the Different Types of Web Hosting?

With much of our world shifting online in the past few months, reliable web hosting has become a critical business necessity. Whether you are hosting websites, applications, or office infrastructure, it is vital to have the right plan with the right resources. But how do you choose from the different types of web hosting? Web […] The post What are the Different Types of Web Hosting? appeared first on Liquid Web.

What is VMware Private Cloud?

VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure. VMware, founded in 1998, brought revolution to the IT industry with its virtualization and cloud solutions. Today, the company has 75.000 partners across the globe. These partners are coming from various industries such as banking, healthcare, retail, telecommunications, and other various industries. We are proud to be […] The post What is VMware Private Cloud? appeared first on Liquid Web.

VPS Performance Comparison: Liquid Web 2 GB SSD Tops EVERYONE

The needs of businesses and corporations are rapidly changing. A global pandemic has changed how we do business, how we live, and how we work. More than ever, we are looking to managed hosting providers and cloud computing to meet the demand for quarantine and work from home orders. But how can you compare one […] The post VPS Performance Comparison: Liquid Web 2 GB SSD Tops EVERYONE appeared first on Liquid Web.

The Importance of App Development in Digital Marketing

Digital marketing is a term used by marketing professionals to describe a marketing strategy which involves the use of any electronic device which can be either online or offline. Many strategies have recognized the integration of app developments in marketing strategies. Utilising Digital Marketing Agency can be a big help for building effective and valuable marketing campaigns. This is so because it works on multiple levels like having initial access to customers, simplification of the buying process sharing of resources for mining customer data and many more. Now that we have got an idea of digital marketing let us now discuss the importance of app development in fuelling digital marketing: Growing your Audience base An app makes it very simple to connect to the local business.… The post The Importance of App Development in Digital Marketing appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

5 Potential Business Threats About Which You Should Know

If you’re running a business, you know that it’s seldom easy. Virtually every day, you have to deal with various challenges, and there seem to be more of them than ever this year. The pandemic has thrown many different industries into chaos, and companies big and small are adjusting their strategies to stay afloat. Let’s take a little time to talk about a few of the most prominent business threats that you might encounter this year. We’ll also discuss how you can combat them. Vendor Risks If we’re talking about your business’s computer network, your vendors are the entities you use as: Service providers IT suppliers You can research them before you reach out to them, and that’s certainly something you should always do.… The post 5 Potential Business Threats About Which You Should Know appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

How to Calculate Letter Grade to GPA?

Commonly, in your high school classes, your final grades are granted in alphabetical order such as A-, B +, etc. or percentages like 92% out of 100%, 85%, etc. A GPA is the abbreviated form of grade point average that transforms these alphabets or percentages into numbers and then averages those numbers unitedly. Because it consists of all your grades, and in the case of college admission GPA is the main factor. It is an immeasurable symbol of your knowledge, work ethic, determination, and enthusiasm to promote yourself. How does a GPA perform? Your grade point average gives you a record of how well you are doing in your class.… The post How to Calculate Letter Grade to GPA? appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

9 Resources You Can Leverage to Build Your Personal Brand Right Now

If you’re being honest with yourself, your personal brand could probably use a spit-shine. Reputations don’t maintain themselves; like so much else, they demand constant attention and no small amount of work. It’s fortunate that you don’t have to go about this work entirely on your own. While each and every one of us is ultimately responsible for the state of their personal brand, we all have a sturdy stock of resources at our disposal to make the job easier. Those resources don’t look precisely the same for everyone. Those of us farther along in our careers have deeper personal networks and the advantage of a large body of work to point to.… The post 9 Resources You Can Leverage to Build Your Personal Brand Right Now appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Dry Van Shipping vs. Refrigerated Shipping

The debate between dry van shipping vs refrigerated shipping is highly situational. You can’t say that one is definitely better than the other because it depends on what you’re hauling. This will talk about both and then show which one is better in certain situations. What is a Dry Van Trailer? A dry van is exactly what it sounds like. This is a trailer that is dry inside and intended on shipping dry goods and items. This is a broad term that describes most semi-trailers that are enclosed and protect the good from the elements. Since this is one of the most common types of trailers and you’ll likely be using it frequently, consider choosing new dry van trailers for your hauling needs.… The post Dry Van Shipping vs. Refrigerated Shipping appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Use These 6 Websites to Showcase Your Professional Achievements

Are you getting the notice you deserve for your professional achievements? These days, that’s no sure thing, no matter how well respected you are among the people whose opinions actually matter. Finding new clients, climbing the rungs of that career ladder — it’s not too easy. You’re not entirely on your own, though. These six websites, user-friendly and all, can help you showcase your professional achievements and take the next step in your career. 1. LinkedIn Of all the websites on this list, you’re probably most familiar with LinkedIn. Most professionals use LinkedIn, both because it’s a great tool for self-promotion and because, well, everyone else uses it too.… The post Use These 6 Websites to Showcase Your Professional Achievements appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Ways to Motivate Employees

Motivating employees can sometimes be a difficult task. There are many reasons why staff may be feeling demotivated in their current employment. This may be due to staff turnover, a change in the methods of working, a change in management systems, or even due to pay cuts from a lack of funds. Instead of simply shrugging this off and repeatedly looking for new staff, it can be more beneficial to motivate your employees and retain their loyalty. You might do this in a number of ways, such as using benefits, a reward system, or implementing an EMI scheme for businesses.… The post Ways to Motivate Employees appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Examining Your Culture: Do You Live in a Glass House?

Those who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. This, of course, is an old proverb, but it applies to businesses who may be criticizing other companies’ cultures right now. Simply put, you shouldn’t condemn others who might have similar flaws to your own. After all, company cultures are tricky. They are living, breathing things — the byproduct of careful gardening and tedious attention to detail. Pointing out the shortcomings of another company is more than a bad look; it’s often hypocritical. Before you start pontificating about your superior company culture, you may want to look in a mirror. A recent survey of 1,000 professionals by TopResume found that 68% of workers have thought about leaving their companies because of the poor treatment they’ve received during the coronavirus pandemic.… The post Examining Your Culture: Do You Live in a Glass House? appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Why You Shouldn’t Miss the Chance to Study Internationally

Some say the best way to learn is through seeking knowledge, while others say it’s experience. One thing is for sure, and that is that the way you choose to learn, the way you gain more knowledge and experience, will determine the person you become and the infinite possibilities that exist in various parts of the world. Studying abroad comes with life-altering benefits that have the power to change the course of a life. Here are some reasons how studying internationally can improve the quality and outcome of your life. Academic Prestige When you open yourself up to the possibilities of traveling to another land to study, you open up a gateway for higher academia.… The post Why You Shouldn’t Miss the Chance to Study Internationally appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

The Most Important Hard Skill Business Owners Should Learn in 2020? SEO!

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is one of those terms that intimidates, confuses, and frustrates so many today. The acronym itself is strapped with misinformation and misunderstanding that convinces business owners and marketers it’s some kind of taboo, hard-to-understand digital marketing service better left to the professionals. The reality is that SEO is not complex, hard-to-understand, or impossible to tackle at all. However, as more companies refuse to explore the simple education behind SEO, they are harming their company’s online search engine rankings tenfold. In fact, 91% of pages never get any organic traffic from Google – due to the fact that they don’t have any backlinks!… The post The Most Important Hard Skill Business Owners Should Learn in 2020? SEO! appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Still competing. The only thing that has changed is the pitch

Saracens and Wales rugby star Dom Day retired in December last year and started his own company, fourfiveCBD, selling a hemp-based product that had helped him recover from injury as a player. Along with his former teammate George Kruis, they have seen rapid growth, now employ ten full time staff and are on course for […] The post Still competing. The only thing that has changed is the pitch appeared first on SME Magazine.

Holiday? We’ll grab a week if we’re lucky, say bosses

Seven in ten business owners predict they will take no more than five days off in the next 12 months, according to a new survey. Over a third will take no time off at all, as the pandemic takes its toll on holiday plans for small business owners across the UK. The research, undertaken by […] The post Holiday? We’ll grab a week if we’re lucky, say bosses appeared first on SME Magazine.

PR in the Covid age – a Q&A with Clare George-Hilley

Clare George-Hilley is co-founder of Shoreditch-based technology PR agency Centropy. As the company celebrates its third anniversary, she answers questions on the challenges Covid-19 poses to businesses, prospects for growth and how technology can drive sales  Tell us about Centropy PR We’re one of the UK’s fastest growing b2b tech and fintech PR agencies, working […] The post PR in the Covid age – a Q&A with Clare George-Hilley appeared first on SME Magazine.

What happens if your staff refuse to go back – and where do you stand if they do and become ill?

As the Government puts pressure employees to return to the workplace, we put the questions on the lips of most employers to the experts. David Sheppard, a Senior Association on the Employment and Immigration team at the London and Cardiff firm, Capital Law, addresses the issue of staff reluctance and his colleague Mary Goldsbrough considers […] The post What happens if your staff refuse to go back – and where do you stand if they do and become ill? appeared first on SME Magazine.

Legal view: what if an employee catches Covid at work?

What are the risks for an employer who opens the office with precautionary measures put in place, then an employee contracts the virus and blames them? Mary Goldsbrough discusses the options The law says employees cannot take direct legal action against their employers for damages arising from alleged breaches of health and safety legislation. This […] The post Legal view: what if an employee catches Covid at work? appeared first on SME Magazine.

Legal view: What if staff refuse to return to the office?

As Lockdown eases, the Government is encouraging a return to office-based working,  while outside England, the devolved government’s advice remains that employees should work from home where possible. But what happens if some employees don’t want to return to the office when the time comes?  Lawyer David Sheppard explains For most office employees, their contractual […] The post Legal view: What if staff refuse to return to the office? appeared first on SME Magazine.

Cars go virtual on new auto platform

Guest post by Amelia-Eve Warden One-stop-car-shop, YesAuto, launches for the first time to the UK market, and off the back of this brand launch, it has announced the UK’s first ever Virtual Car Show which began last month. This online auto show will be a welcome highlight in the auto calendar for car fans, following […] The post Cars go virtual on new auto platform appeared first on SME Magazine.

Furlough whistleblowers report 8,000 (and climbing)

Rising reports of furlough fraud could have major financial ramifications for businesses as they come further under HMRC’s spotlight, according to regulatory legal experts. This follows a statement by Jim Harra, the top civil servant at HMRC, who told MPs on the Public Accounts Committee that his staff  believe between 5-10 per cent of the  […] The post Furlough whistleblowers report 8,000 (and climbing) appeared first on SME Magazine.

New body to set independent HR standards

A new umbrella body is being launched to support the growth of independent HR and people professionals operating within the UK. HRi will operate as the body providing a voice for external HR and people consultancy businesses across the UK.  It will act as a new membership organisation setting and driving standards for the industry, […] The post New body to set independent HR standards appeared first on SME Magazine.

Five ways technology can help your Right to Work checks

Guest post by Sarah Croft, Marketing Manager, TrustID As you probably know, if you’re employing staff in the UK, you must make thorough and systematic Right to Work checks on every employee’s status  – by checking their passport, visa, and/or another immigration document. No matter how many staff you’re taking on each year, it’s still […] The post Five ways technology can help your Right to Work checks appeared first on SME Magazine.

Aligning Sales & Marketing – Integrate & Ignite Podcast

Recently, Lori Jones of the Integrate & Ignite Podcast interviewed Craig Klein, CEO of SalesNexus to discuss the topic of How to Align Sales & Marketing through CRM & Marketing Automation. Listen in on his conversation with host Lori Jones as they discuss email marketing, lead generation, and finding your perfect customer. If you have … Continue reading "Aligning Sales & Marketing – Integrate & Ignite Podcast" The post Aligning Sales & Marketing – Integrate & Ignite Podcast appeared first on SalesNexus.

Back To Business – The New Normal Webinar

When will customers return to their offices? When will industry trade shows start again? Who knows? Stop waiting! Normal Marketing and Sales Tactics are unavailable due to lockdown and the current crisis. Adapting is the only way to thrive. If you’re like most right now, the current situation may be leaving you with: No leads … Continue reading "Back To Business – The New Normal Webinar" The post Back To Business – The New Normal Webinar appeared first on SalesNexus.

COVID-19 Makes Marketing More Important Than Ever

The structural and behavioral changes brought about by COVID-19 means marketing has never been more important than today. You've been reading COVID-19 Makes Marketing More Important Than Ever on KEXINO, a marketing blog for startups and small businesses by Gee Ranasinha. For more like this follow Gee on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

How to store CLOB variable data to the table through webservice

CLOB stands for Character Large Object, CLOB stores large amounts of character data ,up to 4GB in size. CLOB data may be very large, some database management systems do not store the text directly in the table. Instead, the CLOB field serves as an address, which references the location of the data. New Stuff:- How… Read More »

How to increase no. of characters in Line text entry using import template

Sometimes, it happens we need to insert description for particular line in any transaction using import template and the standard just allows limited text in line text entry like for around 194 characters. We can increase this number of characters by doing few changes in import/export template of that particular transaction. Consider example for a… Read More »

Overcoming Production Challenges With a Manufacturing Execution System (MES)

Bottom Line: A Manufacturing Execution System can help manufacturers improve production accuracy and gain greater control and visibility across shop floors, leading to improving speed and scale of manufacturing operations.   A Manufacturing Execution System (MES) help manufacturers overcome production challenges by giving them greater control and visibility across the core areas of their operations.… The post Overcoming Production Challenges With a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) appeared first on IQMS Manufacturing Blog.

Bakery Manufacturing ERP Software:  A Recipe for Success

Running a profitable bakery products manufacturing industry is no easy feat! In today’s times, bakery food items manufactures face unique and challenging operational pressures. When it comes to cookies, cakes, pastries, breads, biscuits and all the other delicious delights – consumers expect consistency in taste and quality. These expectations are made not only from big […]

Impact of COVID-19 on Food Manufacturing Industries

COVID-19 has engulfed the entire world, disrupting millions of lives and livelihoods in the process. And while most people believe its threat will subside only when the vaccine comes out, many others believe even the vaccine won’t change things much, with the Coronavirus likely to stay with us for a long time to come. The […]

SAP Managed Service: Upping the Game

Why did we decide to re-launch our SAP Managed Service? What does it include and how does the re-launched Managed […] The post SAP Managed Service: Upping the Game appeared first on ERP News.

Scale vs. Specificity—No Trade-offs Required

As we continue to experience significant global shifts in demand six months after initial responses to COVID-19, it’s become clear […] The post Scale vs. Specificity—No Trade-offs Required appeared first on ERP News.

Oracle Chosen as TikTok’s Secure Cloud Provider

Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) announced today that it was chosen to become TikTok’s secure cloud technology provider. This technical decision […] The post Oracle Chosen as TikTok’s Secure Cloud Provider appeared first on ERP News.

ERP News Magazine September 2020 – Issue #11

In this issue, we asked the question of "How to Choose Between Generic and Industry-Specific ERP Systems?" to the industry professionals.  We hope their answers will enlighten your journey to digital transformation in which you will find all the advantages and disadvantages of both industry-specific and generic ERP systems. The post ERP News Magazine September 2020 – Issue #11 appeared first on ERP News.

Oracle Helps Customer Service Teams Embrace Change

Over the past few years, customer service organizations have undergone significant changes to meet evolving customer expectations, and the events […] The post Oracle Helps Customer Service Teams Embrace Change appeared first on ERP News.

The seven most inspiring TED Talks for female entrepreneurs

While there are more women than ever starting and leading businesses, female entrepreneurs still face some unique challenges. Fortunately, there are lots of supportive, inspirational women around the world who share strong, empowering wisdom to help aspiring female entrepreneurs push through and succeed. So, no matter what challenges and obstacles you’re dealing with while trying to start or grow your […] The post The seven most inspiring TED Talks for female entrepreneurs appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

Top organisations and resources for female entrepreneurs in the UK

Editor’s note: Looking to launch a new online business but don’t know where to start when it comes to getting a website?  123 Reg will be explaining how to create a business website at this year’s Women In Business Expo. The event takes place virtually on the 14th and 15th of October 2020. Head here […] The post Top organisations and resources for female entrepreneurs in the UK appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

What is Cloudflare and How Does It Work?

Three things are crucial when you’re hosting a business online: Having a fast site Staying safe from attackers Scaling up along with your traffic Cloudflare can help with all three. But what exactly is Cloudflare and how can a CDN help speed, security, and scalability? What is CloudFlare? At the core, Cloudflare is a Content […] The post What is Cloudflare and How Does It Work? appeared first on Liquid Web.

2020 Q3 Affiliate Partner Contest Winners

In Q3, to help our affiliates fill their calendar with content, we pitted our affiliate partners against each other in a friendly contest to see who could create the most engaging, enlightening, invoking, and amazing article about why to choose Liquid Web for VPS Hosting. The Prize: Winners were awarded with some cash bonuses—but more […] The post 2020 Q3 Affiliate Partner Contest Winners appeared first on Liquid Web.

A Complete Guide to Server Migration

Getting ready for another server migration and unsure of what steps you need to take? If your website or application is changing or growing over the months and years, then it is nearly inevitable that at some point you’ll need to change servers. When the time comes, be prepared with the following guide on preparing […] The post A Complete Guide to Server Migration appeared first on Liquid Web.

How to Protect Your Business From Ransomware

Is your business protected from the next ransomware attack? There is danger in ransomware attacks, as well as in ransomware variants that keep emerging to target servers, websites, and specific organizations such as local municipalities. Ransomware maintains its position as one of the most profitable business models in cybercrime. Recent figures show that ransomware has […] The post How to Protect Your Business From Ransomware appeared first on Liquid Web.

Meet a Helpful Human – David Richards

We’re the employees you would hire if you could. Responsive, helpful, and dedicated in ways automation simply can’t be. We’re your team. Each month we recognize one of our Most Helpful Humans in Hosting. Meet David Richards David Richard’s path to Liquid Web differs from most. He started his career as an English teacher at […] The post Meet a Helpful Human – David Richards appeared first on Liquid Web.

Ethics and Success in Business

The top objective of any business has always been to make profits. Till recently things like ethics and CSR were largely considered unnecessary overheads. However ethics have become much more relevant in recent decades. The objective of doing business is unchanged. What’s new is the mindset that ethics leads to profits, and their absence leads to loss. Here is a look at some examples that illustrate the value and importance of ethics for entrepreneurs, and also their application. Public image Dr. Jill Young of South University’s College of Business says that the most important aspect of ethics is integrity. If integrity is well demonstrated, other components of ethics flow naturally.… The post Ethics and Success in Business appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Top 5 Challenges Healthcare Providers Face Today

Over the years, people’s attitudes towards healthcare have evolved. Thanks to technology and changing consumer needs, there are so many new opportunities for hospitals and practices to optimize their processes and explore new ways of improving care. That said, here are some major challenges facing the healthcare industry today: 1. Invoicing and payment processing Payment processing is a tedious but essential step in ensuring a practice runs as smoothly as possible. Inconsistencies in your payment procedures will not just cause inconvenience to patients, but also slow down your cash flow Providing patient-friendly billing statements and payment protocols is critical to increasing the speed of your collections.… The post Top 5 Challenges Healthcare Providers Face Today appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

What’s the Best Way to Preserve Wealth? Gold or Bitcoin?

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the world in many ways. Many people are forced to stay at home, imposing self-quarantine and social distancing rules to contain the spread of the virus—but that’s only one of the effects of the virus. The crushing effects of the pandemic on the economy It’s no secret that the American economy is dealing with devastating repercussions from the spread of the virus. Industries are suffering heavily—entertainment, retail, travel, education, and hospitality, to name a few. Alongside the social distancing laws being implemented, what does an average American have to do to protect himself/herself financially? As a result of the recent market crashes and downturn of the economy, some Americans are feeling insecure about the value of the U.S.… The post What’s the Best Way to Preserve Wealth? Gold or Bitcoin? appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

8 Ways to Improve Your Amazon Product Descriptions

Standing out on Amazon is becoming increasingly difficult. Today, there are more than 500 million products for sale on the site, which means the competition is fierce. Getting products in front of as many people as possible is crucial for sellers that want to stand the test of time. But getting visitors to your product pages is only the first hurdle. After that, you have to convince shoppers that your product is the product for them and provide everything they need to click “add to cart”. This means optimizing your product descriptions so that they are clear and concise, giving shoppers all the information they need, and gently nudging them to transition from browser to customer.… The post 8 Ways to Improve Your Amazon Product Descriptions appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

A Definitive Guide to the Best Sales Tax Software for Small Businesses

Only five US states don’t have sales tax. If you operate in any of the other 45, then you’ll need to spend some time collecting and accounting sales tax. photo credit: Andrea Piacquadio / Pexels Today’s technology can make dealing with sales tax a lot easier for small business owners like you. The right software can make a world of difference. Ready to get started? Use the guide below to discover the right sales tax software for your small business. The Contenders There are plenty of sales tax software choices out there. Some of them are geared at big businesses, while others are more focused on small business.… The post A Definitive Guide to the Best Sales Tax Software for Small Businesses appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

How to Create Effective Training Materials: A Quick Guide

Learning and development are essential to any business, big and small, and developing and utilizing proper training materials is extremely important. photo credit: Christina Morillo / Pexels Plus, employees are more likely to be happy and stick with your company if they feel there is an investment in them as workers. In fact, 94% of employees say they’d stay with a company longer if there was an investment in learning. Are you interested in finding out how to create the best learning and training materials you can? Maybe you feel your business is lagging behind by not pushing employees to excel?… The post How to Create Effective Training Materials: A Quick Guide appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Why Contingency Planning is Essential for Small Business Owners

As 2020 should have demonstrated, the future is an uncertain thing. If you’re running a small business, then you might have made plans for the world as it is today and made reasonable guesses as to what’s likely to happen. But, as we’ve seen, unforeseen circumstances can at any moment descend, and if you aren’t adequately prepared for them, your business could suffer. What is a Contingency? Let’s begin with a definition. A contingency, put simply, is something that could happen. A contingency does not need to be as epic as a global pandemic or a significant financial crisis. It might be something smaller, which hits closer to home.… The post Why Contingency Planning is Essential for Small Business Owners appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Laws and Etiquette to Keep in Mind on a Business Trip to Singapore

Singapore is somewhere that is fast on the rise in the business world and a place quite unlike anywhere else in the world. On a surface level, you will notice the stunning skyscrapers, designer shops and futuristic environment, but Singapore is also somewhere that is deeply traditional with many different cultures and histories influencing the way of life here. photo credit: Skyler W / Unsplash There are many laws and cultural expectations here that you will not find elsewhere so it is important to brush up on these before a business trip. Laws Singapore is different when it comes to law as it is very liberal and progressive in some ways but also has some very strict laws, strong surveillance throughout and serious punishments.… The post Laws and Etiquette to Keep in Mind on a Business Trip to Singapore appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Car Care Basics: How To Take Care Of A Used Car?

Buying a used car for your business always brings along unsolicited problems and the worry of unexpected breakdowns taking the maintenance costs high up to $800 a month. But, it largely depends on how the used car is being treated. If maintained properly, a used car goes a long way. Regular maintenance prevents mechanical glitches, common car issues, and retains the overall health of your car. You can keep your used car in its best shape by taking the below-mentioned tips into account. Read on to get grips with car care basics for used cars. Basic Tip #1: Keep It Clean And Shiny Let’s begin with the basics.… The post Car Care Basics: How To Take Care Of A Used Car? appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Trivia Question

Let’s play some Trivia!  Read the trivia question on this blog post, follow the instructions and reply to the email you received with the answer! Each answer is registered in a drawing to win the $50 Amazon Gift Card.  More questions and chances to win coming later this week.  Whitelist our address or add us … Continue reading "Trivia Question" The post Trivia Question appeared first on SalesNexus.

Restriction on WO Close unless Quality Transaction is clear

As you all know in Sage X3, Users can close any Work Order after Production Tracking by using WO Close screen. But one of our client wanted to restrict that WO Close functionality until that particular Work Order is Completely Tracked and Quality Control Transaction is done. Now we will see both the conditions one… Read More »

Can’t go to the office? I’ll work in the car

From U-turns to three point turns … look what allthis indecision has driven us to. With the latest government change of heart on working from home, office workers are being encouraged once again to shun their commute and offices in favour of the safety of the kitchen table. But while working from home has become […] The post Can’t go to the office? I’ll work in the car appeared first on SME Magazine.

Which industries have adapted well since Lockdown?

Guest post by David Soffer The imposition of a UK-wide lockdown in March was as difficult for businesses as it was unprecedented for the UK. Many businesses, industries and companies faced hardship, struggles and in some unfortunate cases, collapse. The UK Government has since offered various helping hands, including their Job Retention Scheme, the Furlough […] The post Which industries have adapted well since Lockdown? appeared first on SME Magazine.

What route can I take to rescue my struggling business?

Guest post by Keith Tully By cutting the cycle of deterioration in its track, you can slow down mounting debts from biting into your cashflow, fine-tune credit control measures and restructure your business through a prescribed company rescue method. Failing to observe the health of the business and track any downward trends could lead to […] The post What route can I take to rescue my struggling business? appeared first on SME Magazine.

Why Covid has given marketers the chance to start from scratc

  Guest post by Mark Dunn Covid-19 might have seriously rocked marketing spend, but the pandemic could be seen as a great equaliser from a marketing point of view. Very few (if any) marketers have ever worked under lockdown and in the situation the oft repeated mantra ‘business as usual’ can feel disingenuous. Some UK […] The post Why Covid has given marketers the chance to start from scratc appeared first on SME Magazine.

Exit Planning: Things to Take Into Consideration

Guest post by Jonny Hughes One of the most overlooked aspects of business planning by business owners is having an exit plan in place. You may not be thinking about leaving the company anytime soon, but there may well come a time where you are ready to move and you will want to make sure […] The post Exit Planning: Things to Take Into Consideration appeared first on SME Magazine.

Sunak’s wage ‘top-up’ scheme – all the reaction

Wages of workers who have not been able to return to the workplace full-time will continue to be supplemented in a scheme involving the Government and employers. The Jobs Support Scheme will replace the furlough scheme when it ends, according to Chancellor Rishi Sunak, who announced that  this will see staff get up to 77 […] The post Sunak’s wage ‘top-up’ scheme – all the reaction appeared first on SME Magazine.

How Covid is driving us to change jobs

More than half of UK workers plan to make changes to their careers in the next 12 months as a direct result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Aviva’s How We Live Report has found the most popular career aspiration emerging from the crisis is the desire for flexibility. One in 10  say that in the next […] The post How Covid is driving us to change jobs appeared first on SME Magazine.

Missed our holiday in Lockdown? We’ll just roll it over . .

Over two-thirds of full-time employees are planning to roll at least one day of annual leave into their next holiday period after a temporary law was passed by the government back in March allowing workers to carry over up to four weeks’ paid holiday. According to personal finance comparison website finder.com, this is equivalent to […] The post Missed our holiday in Lockdown? We’ll just roll it over . . appeared first on SME Magazine.

Is Microsoft Dynamics 365 right for small businesses?

Guest post by Sue Wright – Business Development Manager, D365 Experts If you run a small or young company, our advice is to start making use of the best technology before you expand. This may involve investing in business management software – formally known as enterprise resource management, or ERP – that can grow with […] The post Is Microsoft Dynamics 365 right for small businesses? appeared first on SME Magazine.

Restrict Purchase Order based on Open SO amount

Recently one of our client wants customization in Sage X3 where they want to restrict creation of Purchase Order based on the Sales Order amount i.e. if Purchase order amount get exceeded than total Sales Order amount then user should not able to create Purchase Order. To achieve this, we have added a custom field… Read More »

Define Daily and Monthly rate type in Sage X3

Sage X3 is most powerful business management process offered by Sage. Sage X3 manages all critical business functions in any business process. Sage X3 offers multi-currency functionality enabling businesses to handle different currencies within your accounting system. Also having multi-currency feature in Sage X3 ERP benefit your organization in many ways. With the Multi-Currency support,user… Read More »

How to solve formatting issue in V12 using “Break After”

In earlier version of Sage X3 (before V12), whenever there was any requirement from client to add custom fields on standard transaction/master screen, developer has to select the position and block in which it will be displayed and has to place those fields by giving specific numbering to it. But most of the time, developer… Read More »

The Growing Reliance on Traceability in Manufacturing Supply Chains

Bottom Line: The heightened priority on health & safety is leading to a renaissance of traceability in manufacturing across many industry sectors as every business strives to keep its employees, customers, and suppliers safe. Manufacturers are racing to digitally transform their supply chains to gain needed insights to reduce risks to their employees, customers, partners,… The post The Growing Reliance on Traceability in Manufacturing Supply Chains appeared first on IQMS Manufacturing Blog.

Optimize Your Engineering Consultancy Business

IFS Vice President of Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure, Kenny Ingram, shares four tips for optimizing an engineering consultancy business. These […] The post Optimize Your Engineering Consultancy Business appeared first on ERP News.

How to spot a phishing email

Do you really need to urgently change your online banking password, or is that email from a hacker who’s trying to get hold of your login details? It’s not always easy to spot a phishing email but in this guide we’ll outline the tell-tale signs which suggest an email isn’t what it claims to be. […] The post How to spot a phishing email appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

8 things you could learn at the Women in Business Expo

This year’s Women in Business Expo takes place virtually on the 14th and 15th of October and 123 Reg will be there. You can book your ticket here but, before you do, here’s a run through of just some of the things you could learn over the course of the event. How to build a […] The post 8 things you could learn at the Women in Business Expo appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

What is a Storage Area Network (SAN)?

According to Forbes, 35 zettabytes (35 trillion gigabytes) of data are predicted to be created in 2020. So, where is all that data going to be stored? How will you store large amounts of data that is also easily accessible? If you’re a business owner, you must’ve thought about the data your business will generate […] The post What is a Storage Area Network (SAN)? appeared first on Liquid Web.

What is Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR)?

The health of a subscription, SaaS, PaaS, or IaaS business is measuring by having consistent revenue. To do that, businesses rely on monthly recurring revenue (MRR). We are going to discuss what MRR is, how it works, and how it is calculated in a subscription company. There is more to growing an MRR company than […] The post What is Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR)? appeared first on Liquid Web.

Why You Need to Choose the Right Cloud Managed Service Provider

The cloud has transformed technology for businesses and consumers alike. Most of your favorite apps and websites are running in the cloud. Data crucial to business and industry is stored in the cloud. And systems and integrations that keep the trains running on time, both literally and figuratively, call the cloud “home.” In short, the […] The post Why You Need to Choose the Right Cloud Managed Service Provider appeared first on Liquid Web.

Women in Technology: Kristen Wright

A member of the iThemes Marketing Team on bringing a creative spirit to the world of tech. An ethos of creativity and curiosity marks Kristen Wright’s life. Wright is the author of two memoirs, A Tiny Existence and Tell the Trail. “Besides giving birth in February of this year to my son, my books are […] The post Women in Technology: Kristen Wright appeared first on Liquid Web.

How Can MSPs Stay Relevant in the Age of Cloud?

Managed service providers have long lived in a world where change is the only constant. From hardware to software, and applications to data, the ground is constantly shifting for those that provide technical solutions and support for businesses worldwide. At any given time, you must evaluate new offerings, update and support current solutions, and strategize […] The post How Can MSPs Stay Relevant in the Age of Cloud? appeared first on Liquid Web.

Why Wire Mesh Cable Trays Are Gaining Popularity?

As structural systems, cable trays secure, fasten and manage the massive bundles of electrical cables traversing buildings and other establishments. Wire mesh trays are two-sided and lightweight wire baskets you can hang via wall, center, and trapeze-style supports for maneuvering around obstacles and protecting against electrostatic interferences. The system offers several potential benefits that includes: Less Time And Effort To Install A wide array of wire brackets, supports, and mounts make the cable tray installation fast and effortless. The trays are lightweight and can be installed by a single person. For contractors strapped for time, this is a big savior.… The post Why Wire Mesh Cable Trays Are Gaining Popularity? appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

The Importance of Risk Culture: A Guide for Businesses

Company leaders must embrace a safety-first culture to ensure the welfare of employees. When it comes to workplace safety, it’s often easy to see what went wrong after the fact. It’s also easy to see warning signs of trouble and ignore them. Additionally, it’s easy to spot safety problems after someone gets hurt. However, you can make your workplace safer by nurturing a risk culture that thinks of safety first. Safety-first risk management culture encourages open and upward communication. This kind of culture promotes the sharing of knowledge and best practices. It’s also committed to ongoing improvement. Furthermore, a safety-oriented risk management culture is committed to ethical and responsible practices.… The post The Importance of Risk Culture: A Guide for Businesses appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

5 Simple (But Effective) Digital Marketing Tips to Generate More Profit

The best way to watch your business plummet is to not have a good marketing strategy. Great marketing makes a great bottom line. It’s time to ramp up your digital marketing game. Using technology to market your business in this age is the most powerful form of promotion. The digital platform gives you the opportunity to reach customers. Customers you never could reach using traditional measures. Not to mention, it’s more cost-effective. Small businesses operate off of limited budgets, so they need a break wherever they can get one. Most social media platforms have free sign up with marketing ad ops that cost as low as $5.… The post 5 Simple (But Effective) Digital Marketing Tips to Generate More Profit appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Budget Preparations Needed to Start a Business Today

In order to make money, businesses need to first know how to spend it. For first-time entrepreneurs who are planning to start a business venture, it’s crucial to create a business budget to ensure long-term success. Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels A common mistake small businesses make is starting without a financial plan in mind. Going with the flow isn’t such a smart move. Preparing a budget, in fact, helps a business avoid debt, be more profitable, and be more prepared for the future. Breaking Down the Key Budget Components Here is a breakdown of what makes up a business’s budget, which includes revenues, costs, and cash flow.… The post Budget Preparations Needed to Start a Business Today appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

5 Things to Learn Before Investing in Cryptocurrencies

Interest in the digital coins has been on the rise since 2017. There was an impressive Bitcoin rally that rose by a margin of 300% from February 2019 to June 26, 2019. The increase from $3,130 to $13,800 can be attributed to the interest growth on the part of consumers. Several studies have proved that younger investors and millennials are increasingly becoming skeptical of the traditional financial institutions and banks due to the 2008 financial crisis. Around 40% of this demographic says that they look forward to investing in cryptocurrency soon. However, in as much as you would be excited about investing in crypto, there are few crucial things that you must know firsthand.… The post 5 Things to Learn Before Investing in Cryptocurrencies appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Essential Facts about CompTIA Security+ Certification

What Are CompTIA Security+ and SY0-501 Domains? The CompTIA Security+ certification and its related exam SY0-501 by code test the skill levels of a candidate desiring to launch a career as a highly-skilled IT solution-provider and cybersecurity specialist. Author: Serenity J. But to become one you need to acquire the relevant skills for this badge. In particular, SY0-501 evaluates students’ skill levels in the following domains: Vulnerabilities, threats, and attacks; Access and identity management; Cryptography and Public Key Infrastructure; Risk management strategies; Technologies and tools. How Does Security+ Exam Test Students’ Skill Levels? For you to know, SY0-501 assessment is made up of 90 Author: Aurora R questions covering various assessment formats, which include: Multiple-choice questions consisting of single and multiple-response choices; Drag-and-drop tasks; Performance-based items, which use a simulated environment to test problem- Author: Bryson R Test SY0-501 commences at a fixed time and students will have 90 minutes to answer all 90 questions.… The post Essential Facts about CompTIA Security+ Certification appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Involved in an Accident? Here’s Why You Need a Lawyer

Far too often, when a person is injured in some kind of accident, they are too distracted with their daily responsibilities to think about court proceedings or lawyers. They’re too busy with work or taking care of children that they don’t stop to think about the repercussions of the accident that will more than likely cause reciprocal damage to the quality of their life. The long term impact of an accident can cause more harm than you might expect, and here’s why you need a lawyer. Providing Evidence and Proving Liability Whether it was a car crash or a fall that took place at work, someone will be held liable if you go to court.… The post Involved in an Accident? Here’s Why You Need a Lawyer appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Why Should You Partner Up With A Retail Advertising Agency?

Retail is considered one of the most profitable yet high-risk options if you have ever been in business before. For one, it includes most of the daily necessities most families would want, like groceries and clothes. However, it will also need to be carefully marketed since there are so many kinds of retail products available to everybody, as you can read on this page. You cannot merely put out a simple ad on television as we are not living in the previous decade anymore. Everything is going online these days, even with marketing. Most people want easy access to what they need without going out anymore.… The post Why Should You Partner Up With A Retail Advertising Agency? appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

I Don’t Have an Address for My Business, What Can I Do?

It’s a problem for contractors, small business owners, remote workers and self-employed individuals alike. You attempt to register for a service or listing space and find you’re being asked for your business address, but you don’t have one. Worse still, your customers may be asking for a contact address. How unprofessional does it look if you’re unable to provide a business address? In all likelihood, you’ll have an address you live at and work from, and you may be tempted to use this address. But in many cases, this isn’t appropriate. You may not own the property, your residence may be temporary or you might not want your personal address tied to your business.… The post I Don’t Have an Address for My Business, What Can I Do? appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

What Makes a Quality Link for SEO?

In search engine optimization (SEO), companies and websites attempt to attract more search engine traffic by increasing their pages’ ability to rank within search engine results pages (SERPs). To accomplish this, webmasters must invest in high-quality onsite content, technical onsite optimization, and offsite optimization—which includes building links pointing back to their website. Google’s ranking algorithm ranks high-authority content higher than low-authority content. You can increase the authority of your content by building links to it; the more links you have, and the more valuable those links are, the higher your authority will climb. There’s a catch, of course. Google wants to avoid exploitation, so its algorithm has gotten sophisticated enough to discern the difference between “good” links and “bad” links.… The post What Makes a Quality Link for SEO? appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

The Analyst Cam: Zoho Workplace

As we have moved to virtual vendor briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short segments (with permission from vendors), as part of my Analyst Cam series. Zoho launched Workplace last month - it is a suite of 9 applications to... The Analyst Cam: Zoho Workplace is copyrighted by Vinnie Mirchandani. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

From Engineering To Sales

A few weeks ago I woke up to see a mail that said I was given a “Thought leader” badge by IBM – which is our highest level of competence in consulting . We have switched a few different HR frameworks in my time here and this badge was a retrospective of the level I […] From Engineering To Sales is copyrighted by Vijay Vijayasankar. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

Introducing Zapps, The Platform for Apps on Zoom

Today I’m excited to share something I’ve be working on since I joined Zoom to lead Product integrations. At our annual conference Zoomtopia, we launched Zapps — which enables 3rd party developers to create and distribute apps that enrich the Zoom experience and enhance the meeting workflow to increase productivity before, during and after a […] Introducing Zapps, The Platform for Apps on Zoom is copyrighted by Ross Mayfield. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

Melting HR bureaucracy

The tastiest employment contract I‘ve ever seen. German version here. We talk a lot about making HR processes more engaging and improving the employee experience. Software for employee engagement has grown, in the space of a few years, to more than a billion euro market.  Making HR processes easier and simpler is a big business. […] Melting HR bureaucracy is copyrighted by Thomas Otter. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

The difficult second album. Advice for HRTECH vendors.

Warning: long, rambling metaphor. Readers of my blog and twitter feed will have seen that I have an interest in music. One of my favourite albums is the first Stone Roses Album, The Stone Roses. I play this record a lot. Here is the song, Waterfall, from the album. The wikipedia entry is worth a […] The difficult second album. Advice for HRTECH vendors. is copyrighted by Thomas Otter. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

How to build your online authority and attract new customers

Contrary to popular belief, marketing isn’t about constantly promoting your business, products and services, and asking people to consider buying what you’re selling. Instead, marketing involves influencing people’s buying decisions by educating, informing, and building a relationship with them over time. In simple words, it’s about building trust. People buy from people they trust. And […] The post How to build your online authority and attract new customers appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

Five reasons you need a Google My Business page (and how to get one)

Want your business to show up at the top of the search results when people are looking for your brand, products or services online? Although there are lots of search engine optimisation (SEO) tactics to help with that, there’s nothing more effective or affordable like setting up a Google My Business account. Google My Business […] The post Five reasons you need a Google My Business page (and how to get one) appeared first on Better business online: Tips, insight and advice.

Meet a Helpful Human – Tony Coleman

We’re the employees you would hire if you could. Responsive, helpful, and dedicated in ways automation simply can’t be. We’re your team. Each month we recognize one of our Most Helpful Humans in Hosting. Meet Tony Coleman Tony is a sales veteran with over nine years of experience in helping people find the right solutions […] The post Meet a Helpful Human – Tony Coleman appeared first on Liquid Web.

What is the Difference Between a VPS and VPN?

Although the acronym VPS seems similar to VPN, do not confuse the two, as these are different IT services. In this post, we will help you distinguish a VPS vs VPN. What is a VPS? So, what is a VPS server? Using software, a physical server can be partitioned into smaller virtual private servers (VPS) […] The post What is the Difference Between a VPS and VPN? appeared first on Liquid Web.

Why Use Public Cloud Hosting?

When you’re looking for the perfect hosting solution for your business, you’ll certainly encounter multiple mentions of public cloud hosting — after all, it’s the most widespread way of keeping your data in the cloud. But what exactly is public cloud hosting and how does it work? It’s important to separate public cloud hosting and […] The post Why Use Public Cloud Hosting? appeared first on Liquid Web.

Have The Courage To Go Against The Crowd

Many people believe that trading is simple and they try to follow the advice is given on the online platform. Although it is the largest financial center in the world, making a profit is not as simple as it seems. A lot of dedication, effort, and practice is required to make a successful career in currency trading. The virtual industry implies that people from all over the world can access the designated platform but it also requires some level of knowledge before one can make crucial decisions regarding investment. Community plays a big part in Forex because beginners are fond of following such open groups.… The post Have The Courage To Go Against The Crowd appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

The Corona Pandemic and the Heated Election: Which Industries Will Stay Afloat?

The economy was never going to be the same again with the outbreak of the coronavirus. We can all agree that the pandemic has had severe effects on the international economy. It has negatively affected the stock market and service industries like the travel and hospitality sectors. With all the travel restrictions and lockdowns in most countries, it was ever going to be business as usual. Even some of the most reputable firms have had to lay off workers to cut down costs. Several professional soccer teams had to convince their players to take a pay cut. Unpredictable Future If the coronavirus wasn’t enough, the 2020 elections came up to remind us that we aren’t yet done with the year 2020.… The post The Corona Pandemic and the Heated Election: Which Industries Will Stay Afloat? appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Can You Become a Successful Trader?

Successful Forex traders work harder from the beginning of their careers. They work smartly and analyze the market a lot. Newbie investors often take greater risks in order to earn more profits, which is not so common among the successful Forex traders. Professional investors don’t enter a trade until they analyze the trade properly. They study, learn the lessons, practice, follow the strategies, and finally execute them to ensure profits. Can you be a successful Forex trader? The greatest difference between an unsuccessful and successful trader is the sense of humor, consciousness, and awareness. To be a successful trader in Hong Kong, you should be dedicated to learning and building up awareness in yourself.… The post Can You Become a Successful Trader? appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Want to Improve Your Business’ Customer Service? Here’s How

Improving your customer service has numerous benefits that will benefit your business. Customer loyalty and retention levels will increase over time and this causes a ripple effect that attracts more customers to your brand. A customer-driven business can succeed in the business world because happy customers improve a brand’s reputation. Increased sales and skyrocketing profits come when customers are happy and satisfied. Read on to learn more about the steps needed to improve your communication and support skills when dealing with customers. Seeking Customer Feedback Improving your customer service can be done by seeking customer feedback. Every business dreams of providing the best products and services, so understanding the importance of customer feedback is vital.… The post Want to Improve Your Business’ Customer Service? Here’s How appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

4 Things Your Business Needs to Perform Remotely

Working remotely has never been a universal process for so many people until now. Therefore, as people adjust to the ‘new normal’ longer term – after the initial transition almost overnight – businesses are asking themselves just what exactly they need to ensure steady progress and growth. SaaS Software The very first thing on the agenda for businesses is Saas HR software. Removing the need for users to install anything themselves, cloud-based HR software means that there is no physical housing of data so that you can just set it up quickly and effectively. However, it also means that the system is fully accessible 24/7, no matter where you are.… The post 4 Things Your Business Needs to Perform Remotely appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Top Video Production Companies in Asia

It’s an understatement to say that video is “increasing in demand” in Asia. It’s gone way past being in demand. Today Asia Pacific viewers alone account for over half the total number of digital video viewers GLOBALLY. If you’re a retailer, a brand, or a business looking to tap into the Asian market with videos, this is the perfect time to capture the market. You will need the help of video production agencies in Asia to create stories and visuals that best resonates with the Asian consumer. So without further ado here’s a list of the top seven video production agencies in Asia that you can reach out to and get help in creating videos that can deliver the best ROI.… The post Top Video Production Companies in Asia appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

5 Ways to Boost Customer Experience Without Spending More Money

The customer experience is often considered an intangible, qualitative metric for business owners. However, it has real, quantitative effects on your company. A good customer experience is reflected in your retention rates, your referrals, and increased spending. In fact, 2019 data from Gartner found that “CX drives over two-thirds of customer loyalty, outperforming brand and price combined.” While improving the customer experience can grow your revenue, you might not have a large budget to invest in it. Instead of spending more, check out these five unique (and no-cost) ways to improve your customer experience. 1. Build Your Brand Around Their Pain Points Too often, companies develop marketing materials based on the company and its capabilities.… The post 5 Ways to Boost Customer Experience Without Spending More Money appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

3 Key Considerations to Find the Right Private Equity Firm

Private equity firms are playing an increasingly important role in helping businesses to navigate and thrive in today’s rapidly evolving markets. Business owners evaluating a new deal or opportunity to work with an investor firm may find themselves having to choose between a fundless or a funded sponsor model. photo credit: Edmond Dantès / Pexels Both models have their pros and cons, so it’s important for business owners to closely evaluate their options before they sign a letter of intent. Here are a few considerations to help business owners learn more about the different advantages that potential sponsors have to offer and discover which private equity firm is ultimately right for them.… The post 3 Key Considerations to Find the Right Private Equity Firm appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Property Insurance Claims Attorney: Why Hire One?

The days of quick and fair reimbursement of insurance claims are long gone. As far as property insurance goes, you pay a huge amount of money to protect your property and expect to be reasonably reimbursed in full in the event of a claim. You may end up disappointed when you find out that the insurance companies only want to minimize their losses and pay you the lowest amount they can. For this reason, you need to hire an specialized attorney locally – such as  property insurance claims attorney Hollywood, FL if you’re residing in the area – to represent you.… The post Property Insurance Claims Attorney: Why Hire One? appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

How Much Personal Loan Can You Get on 30,000 Salary?

With the ease of borrowing offered by instant personal loans, people from a variety of financial backgrounds can now fund their short term and long term goals with ease. Having said that, the loan amounts offered can vary on the applicant’s monthly income. If you are an individual with a monthly salary of about Rs 30,000, here is what you need to know about what determines your personal loan and how much personal loan you can receive. What Affects Your Personal Loan Amount? Before delving into how much personal loan can be sanctioned for a salary of 30,000, let us take a closer look at what determines your loan amounts in the first place.… The post How Much Personal Loan Can You Get on 30,000 Salary? appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Has a return to the office become a resigning matter?

More than eight in ten of the UK’s full-time staff are either working or planning to work remotely in some form for the rest of 2020. But almost half say they may resign if they were forced to return to the office. And with working from home firmly established as key to the future of […] The post Has a return to the office become a resigning matter? appeared first on SME Magazine.

EverythingBranded launches spin-off B2C print venture

Promotional products specialist EverythingBranded has pivoted out the Coronavirus pandemic with the launch of its new B2C business arm, EverythingPrinted and a new e-commerce platform EverythingDigital. Paul Rowlett, the CEO and founder of the B2B-focused corporate gifts company, wasn’t going to let his £20m business, started from a laptop and phone from his front room in Leicester, go […] The post EverythingBranded launches spin-off B2C print venture appeared first on SME Magazine.

Should you buy or lease your company car?

Guest post by Ben Hiorns Company cars are a great employee benefit for small businesses that can provide not only an added incentive for employees but an investment towards your future. But what makes sense for your company and your brand? To buy or lease? Buying Pros – Buying a car for a business is […] The post Should you buy or lease your company car? appeared first on SME Magazine.

Assurant launches business concierge package with IWG to support SMEs

Assurant, a leading global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that support, protect and connect major consumer purchases, has launched a new Business Concierge support package to help SMEs manage their back-office operations with 24/7 legal, accountancy, and technical assistance. Created in partnership with International Workplace Group (IWG), the new offering brings together legal and […] The post Assurant launches business concierge package with IWG to support SMEs appeared first on SME Magazine.

Marketing triumph – then given months to live

Marketing agency founder Ben Wolfenden’s career hit a new high when he was voted entrepreneur of the year at Leeds Digital Festival. But just days later he was hit with the bombshell news that he has just three months to live. Now he faces a desperate fight to secure the financial support he needs to […] The post Marketing triumph – then given months to live appeared first on SME Magazine.

Forget the office – home-working ‘is here to stay’

The pandemic looks set to have a lasting impact on office use, according to new figures from the Institute of Directors. A survey of almost 1,000 company directors last month revealed that nearly three quarters said they would be keeping increased home-working after coronavirus. And more than half of those polled said their organisation intended […] The post Forget the office – home-working ‘is here to stay’ appeared first on SME Magazine.

Out of Lockdown and into the lolly, the ice cream maker’s deal in the desert

An ice cream maker from Devon has guaranteed its survival beyond what was an uneventful summer – by supplying a client in Dubai. Now the cooler months of Autumn have arrived, many manufacturers are looking to hotter countries to maintain sales throughout the year. And the artisanal ice cream and sorbet producer Granny Gothards, has […] The post Out of Lockdown and into the lolly, the ice cream maker’s deal in the desert   appeared first on SME Magazine.

Non Conformance Plan in Sage X3 V12

In Sage X3 V12 a new functionality is added which will help in enhancement in quality standard. In our previous blog we saw in detail on Non conformance management screen. In this blog we will see in details on how Use Non conformance plan function to guide and schedule corrective or preventive actions against a… Read More »

How to create credit memo from customer return

In a normal business scenario credit memo and customer return plays an important part. It has its own importance in the sales process which is integral to business processes. New Stuff:- MongoDB Backup and Restore Procedure A credit note or credit memo is a commercial document issued by a seller to a buyer. Credit notes… Read More »

MongoDB Backup and Restore Procedure

Sage X3 uses Mongo DB as a storage database for the Administration Module. It also acts as part of the first layer of security alongside the Syracuse Component. Just like Microsoft SQL and Oracle DB; Mongo DB also needs to be backed up. In this blog we will see how to take a backup of… Read More »

Top 3 Benefits of Greytrix Professional Services

Greytrix is one of the leading ERP vendors and CRM vendors globally, providing low cost, high quality Professional Services for ERP softwares like Sage X3, Sage 100, Sage 300, Sage 500, Sage Intacct and CRM softwares like Sage CRM, Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM, Salesforce with over two decades of experience and 250+ developers & consultants.… Read More »

Best Sporting Record Holders

Sports are more than mere pastimes. Whether you enjoy football or horse racing, there is a thing that bonds all […] The post Best Sporting Record Holders appeared first on ERP News.

ERP News Magazine October 2020 – Issue #12

In this issue of ERP News Magazine, we have dug deeper into the ERP selection process. As we all know, ERP selection is always a very challenging and critical process for businesses. Especially, if it is the first time you are looking for an ERP system, then several obstacles are awaiting you during this thorny and complicated journey. We have compiled several suggestions and articles from industry experts to enlighten your selection process. And as in every issue, the latest news and events are ready for you to explore.   The post ERP News Magazine October 2020 – Issue #12 appeared first on ERP News.

The Advantages of Industry-Specific ERP

In today’s competitive and fast-moving marketplace, companies need technology that not only allows them to position their organization for growth […] The post The Advantages of Industry-Specific ERP appeared first on ERP News.

Women in Technology: Christie Chirinos

Nexcess’ Product Manager for Managed WooCommerce on maintaining hope, diversifying tech, and owning what you bring to the table. Christie Chirinos spent the early 2000s as a teenage girl obsessed with rock music and the Internet. From The Beatles and Led Zeppelin, to 90s grunge bands like Soundgarden and Britpop revival bands like Oasis, Chirinos […] The post Women in Technology: Christie Chirinos appeared first on Liquid Web.

What is a Public Cloud?

History Once upon a time before public cloud, each Internet service was hosted on the servers of its provider. For example, a University would have a room full of servers dedicated to providing computing power and data storage to its lecturers and students. Over time, some of this hosting model was outsourced to third-party companies […] The post What is a Public Cloud? appeared first on Liquid Web.

Affiliate Marketing Strategies That Work

This past decade affiliate marketing has grown in popularity as a way to earn passive income. As a result, most companies have come to offer an affiliate program for their products. The reason for this trend is that affiliate marketing creates a win-win situation for all involved in the business exchange. This article will include […] The post Affiliate Marketing Strategies That Work appeared first on Liquid Web.

Which is Better For My Business, Dedicated Server Hosting or Cloud Hosting?

Choosing between a cloud server vs dedicated server hosting solution is an important decision for your company. In the past, it was common for businesses to start off on a shared Linux server when first learning about web hosting and then upgrade to a dedicated server to support increased web traffic as the website scaled […] The post Which is Better For My Business, Dedicated Server Hosting or Cloud Hosting? appeared first on Liquid Web.

How has the Military impacted Logistics?

Throughout the past decades, the military helped revolutionize the world of logistics in a myriad of ways. Since military equipment and supplies must be transported from one place to another, it’s hugely important to create a comprehensive, fast and dependable logistics system that would work and deliver the value and results to support defense efforts nationally and internationally. photo credit: The U.S. Army / Flickr Key transport, warehouse management systems and logistics software have been a core component to the success of the modern day military. RAND defines military logistics as, “Logistics—the transfer of personnel and materiel from one location to another, as well as the maintenance of that materiel—is essential for a military to be able to support an ongoing deployment or respond effectively to emergent threats.… The post How has the Military impacted Logistics? appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

How to Grow Your Small Business

Growing your small business is something you will do over the course of time, and you should not rush to do so too quickly. This holds true for any types of business. For instance, if you run an investing firm, trying to grow too soon you could make some risky decisions that make you susceptible to online stock trading scams. While every small business wants to grow and to grow quickly, there is a right way and a wrong way to expand your company. Growing too fast exposes you to Risk If you try to get extra money quickly in order to expand you might make risky investments, which could expose you to online trading scams that end up taking all of your money.… The post How to Grow Your Small Business appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Easy Ways to Establish Your Main Consumer Population of Interest

Marketing breakdown in essence is how you can market to your target audience while still being able to create the right marketing campaigns for each smaller subgroup within your target market. This gives you the ability to hone in on each of your segmented groups while creating a marketing campaign that will focus on reaching that particular segment. How to Categorize This can be categorized by subgrouping your target market by ages, gender, income, etc. However, your first step to marketing segmentation is identifying your key market. Your target market can be defined by identifying those that you want to reach and basing your marketing efforts on reaching that market.… The post Easy Ways to Establish Your Main Consumer Population of Interest appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

The Difference Between a Finance Degree and an Accounting Degree

Are you trying to choose an undergraduate major or thinking about going back to school for a career change? If you have an analytic mind and enjoy working with numbers, you might want to consider a finance or accounting degree. Finance and accounting are both math-focused careers that are integral to the success of all types of institutions. Finance and accounting degrees both afford great job security and job satisfaction. In fact, both professional areas are expected to see job growth of at least five percent over the next decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics. Those who work in finance and accounting can pursue diverse specialties in their fields, so there is plenty of opportunity for continued personal growth.… The post The Difference Between a Finance Degree and an Accounting Degree appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Tips On Selecting The Right Freight Forwarder

International freight forwarding and transportation can prove to be intimidating without the right professional agent taking care of all the shipping logistics down to the last detail. A wide range of businesses take advantage of freight forwarding services resulting in their ultimate success. The world is ever-evolving. It’s rapidly becoming reliant on promptness, cost-efficiency, supply chain optimization, and consistency of service not only for those responsible for shipments but the importers/exporters and anyone involved in the supply chain. It makes it imperative to select a freight forwarder versed in international and domestic logistics. See this https://incodocs.com/blog/guide-choosing-the-right-freight-forwarder/ for guidance on making your decision.… The post Tips On Selecting The Right Freight Forwarder appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Things Entrepreneurs Should Know When Starting Your Small Business

Starting and running a business is often overwhelming, especially for first-time entrepreneurs and employed individuals looking to escape the 8 am-5 pm employment. Most people venture into businesses in a bid to enjoy the freedom and flexibility of not working every day in confined offices, not reporting and adhering to strict rules, and the potential of making endless profits. photo credit: Christina @wocintechchat.com / Unsplash Unfortunately, despite the relief brought by starting your own business, the entrepreneurial journey is stressful and challenging. That said, take note of the following factors before starting your small business. Identify the Nature of the Business Identifying the nature of your business is the first step to a successful business idea.… The post Things Entrepreneurs Should Know When Starting Your Small Business appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

5 SEO and Analytics Tips Every Business Owner Should Know

You’ve spent considerable time putting together niche expertise. This most likely involved supply chain management, competitor research, and market analysis. You’ve even worked on your SEO skills. Meta tags and website organization have quickly become second nature. However, there are five SEO and analytics tips you may not yet be implementing – and you need to. 1. Set up and Use “Google My Business” As one of the many Google support tools, Google My Business is completely free. You only go through the easy steps of setting up a free business profile to connect to Google Maps, Search, and a variety of other applicable Google properties.… The post 5 SEO and Analytics Tips Every Business Owner Should Know appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

British fintech Lanistar heading for £1bn valuation with global expansion

Leading banking alternative Lanistar, the company which is set to revolutionise how customers streamline their money, has announced it has opened a new European office in Athen, as part of its rapid expansion plans to become the next £1bn fintech company. The news comes after a major video interview conducted by the company’s founder and CEO Gurhan […] The post British fintech Lanistar heading for £1bn valuation with global expansion appeared first on SME Magazine.

Remote working not working? There’s an easy answer for SMEs

Guest post by Navjot Sanghera – Apple Product Manager Many SMEs have had to urgently adapt the way they work of late. For many, it’s been a tough time – but struggling with the wrong technology needn’t keep you playing catchup in the months to come. Apple at Work can make a big difference to any […] The post Remote working not working? There’s an easy answer for SMEs appeared first on SME Magazine.

Bank reveals challenges facing ethnic minority business owners

Black business owners and those from Asian and Other Ethnic Minority backgrounds face persistent disparities in business outcomes, with systemic disadvantage playing a key role. This is revealed in a report Alone together: Entrepreneurship and Diversity in the UK, published today by the British Business Bank and Oliver Wyman. The report examines the profound effects ethnic and economic background, gender and […] The post Bank reveals challenges facing ethnic minority business owners appeared first on SME Magazine.

Marketing Isn’t (Just) About Marketing Any More

Today's truly effective Marketing Department needs to expand into previously-restricted departmental silos such as sales, support, and even finance. You've been reading Marketing Isn’t (Just) About Marketing Any More on KEXINO, a marketing blog for startups and small businesses by Gee Ranasinha. For more like this follow Gee on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

Selling A Premium Product Is About More Than Its Price

Many businesses charge less than they could for their products and services. Pricing based on research and cost analysis provides the confidence to communicate and position a product's true value. You've been reading Selling A Premium Product Is About More Than Its Price on KEXINO, a marketing blog for startups and small businesses by Gee Ranasinha. For more like this follow Gee on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

How to add any description field in the left side panel

Recently we had a requirement in which client wants to add Routing description field on work order screen in left side panel and description field will be fetched from routing Master. This field addition will help user to find operation details on work order screen. Also, we can add this field on report level as… Read More »

Warning message on credit note creation as per the financial year

In Sage X3, user can create sales credit note against the Sales Invoice transaction. This can be done as per the selected date of invoice & credit note creation date. In this customization we are going to give the pop up message at the time of the credit note creation against particular Sales Invoice. As… Read More »

How to exclude Components on a Work Order in Sage X3

In Sage X3, Work orders dictate what product need to be manufactured, what raw materials are going to be required to manufacture the product, and which work center that the product needs to pass through in the manufacturing process. New Stuff:- Multiple ways to sign a standard workflow We have a Work Order created in… Read More »

Multiple ways to sign a standard workflow

Sage X3 provide us multiple ways to sign a record in workflow process. There are various ways which helps user to save their time. Basically a user goes manually to a particular transaction and searches the record and then signs the record, this process is bit time consuming but we have few different methods to… Read More »

How to perform file Import/Export function using Batch Processing

Batch processing is a method of queued up transaction executed without manual intervention on the regular interval. The batch server is a background process that launches programs or system commands. A queue of tasks is processed by the server, executing and logging the results of each task. we come across the scenario where file based import… Read More »

Unable to add custom report in the RECORD option of any screen

In Sage X3 normally when we add any report in the Record option of the any of transaction screen, we as consultant just need to find out the Internal Code of that screen under Setup–>Destination–>Print codes and then needs to add the report using that Internal code in Print Code screen. This blog can be… Read More »

How to solve “No currency exchange rate” error on payment screen

As you all know, multi-currency is the key feature for Sage X3. With the multi-currency support, you can define Suppliers/Customers in Sage X3 with different currencies such as INR, USD, AUD, EURO, etc. This helps the user to do the ERP transactions in various currencies depending on the Supplier/Customer currency. But sometimes, you may face… Read More »

Quality control on Purchase receipts

There are various setups on the product, product-site, technical sheets and stock management rules that define exactly when and how the quality control process will function within Sage Enterprise. Let’s take a look at an example of the Sage Enterprise Quality Control function integrated into the purchase order receipt process.  This would emulate the business… Read More »

Hosted Managed Services Benefits to Manufacturers

Bottom Line: Manufacturers are opting to deploy their ERP systems over Hosted Managed Services to slash high licensing and I.T. costs while saving I.T. staffs’ valuable time for projects that more closely support revenue and customer growth. The Covid-19 pandemic digitally transformed manufacturing faster than the most persuasive, profitable business case ever could. It has… The post Hosted Managed Services Benefits to Manufacturers appeared first on IQMS Manufacturing Blog.

83% Of Enterprises Transformed Their Cybersecurity In 2020

73% of enterprises (over 500 employees) accelerated their cloud migration plans to support the shift to remote working across their organizations due to the pandemic. 81% of enterprises accelerated their IT modernization processes due to the pandemic. 48% of all companies surveyed have accelerated their cloud migration plans, 49% have sped up their IT modernization […] 83% Of Enterprises Transformed Their Cybersecurity In 2020 is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

Absolute’s CEO Christy Wyatt On The Future Of Endpoint Security

Removing any doubt endpoints are resilient, self-healing and secure is what matters most to cybersecurity leaders today. It has become the highest priority across education, enterprise, financial services and government organizations in 2020 and beyond. At the same time, CIOs and CISOs are recognizing that endpoint complexity itself is a vulnerability. Absolute’s 2020 State of […] Absolute’s CEO Christy Wyatt On The Future Of Endpoint Security is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

What’s New In Gartner’s Hype Cycle For AI, 2020

47% of artificial intelligence (AI) investments were unchanged since the start of the pandemic and 30% of organizations plan to increase their AI investments, according to a recent Gartner poll. 30% of CEOs own AI initiatives in their organizations and regularly redefine resources, reporting structures and systems to ensure success. AI projects continue to accelerate this year […] What’s New In Gartner’s Hype Cycle For AI, 2020 is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

Electronics Manufacturer Improves B2B Ecommerce Order Efficiency 2x–3x With Innovative Use of Sage Intacct, Saves $200,000, and Cuts Days off Reporting

After a switch from a competing solution, c3controls utilizes Sage Intacct Platform Services to enhance e-commerce customer experiences while streamlining […] The post Electronics Manufacturer Improves B2B Ecommerce Order Efficiency 2x–3x With Innovative Use of Sage Intacct, Saves $200,000, and Cuts Days off Reporting appeared first on ERP News.

Selecting or Replacing your ERP Software

When selecting or replacing an ERP system you need to plan in detail or you could struggle with endless change […] The post Selecting or Replacing your ERP Software appeared first on ERP News.

How To Develop a Security Awareness Training Program

The modern cyber landscape is fraught with security risks. It seems like there is a new report of a major company that has suffered a malware infection, a ransomware infestation, or an account breach via phishing almost daily. You need to secure your systems to prevent security risks, but that isn’t enough anymore. The human […] The post How To Develop a Security Awareness Training Program appeared first on Liquid Web.

How to Make Your Web Server Secure

How can you secure the server that hosts your business’s data? That’s one of the top questions companies big and small have struggled to answer since cybersecurity became a hot topic. In today’s security environment, anybody is a potential target for an attack and, unfortunately for most, the next malware infection is right around the […] The post How to Make Your Web Server Secure appeared first on Liquid Web.

Choosing Between Dedicated IP and Shared IP

In my last post, I started with a conversation about the general business impact of IP addresses, their purpose within Internet business, and introduced dedicated IP vs shared IP addressing. In this article, we’ll continue these concepts while remaining focused on the business side of the operation. The conversation will center around the three core […] The post Choosing Between Dedicated IP and Shared IP appeared first on Liquid Web.

8 Best Practices for Password Security

If you’re in any way vigilant about online security, you undoubtedly have a different, complicated password for every protected online resource that you use. Also, because you’re vigilant, you might sometimes have trouble remembering passwords. But weak passwords won’t stand up to security issues from hackers. Passwords are a pain, but strong passwords are also […] The post 8 Best Practices for Password Security appeared first on Liquid Web.

Important Considerations When Starting Up Your Small Business

So, after years of dreaming that you’ll set up your own business, you’ve finally taken the plunge and you’re making it a reality. Good for you! Now, nobody said it was going to be easy, so make sure you take the following considerations into account and think about what you truly want to gain from your small business… Website Welcome to the digital age: in almost all business sectors these days, a website will massively propel your business to where you want it to be. People search the web for the things that they want and need, so you want to make sure that you are easily found.… The post Important Considerations When Starting Up Your Small Business appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

How to Maximize the Productivity of Your Team

Businesses are successful when the head of the company creates an effective business model and then the employees buy in to the company strategy. That’s why every small business owner and operations manager wants to get the best out of their team and run their company like a well-oiled machine. All across the United States, businesses are trying to come up with ways to maximize their company’s efficiency and optimize their best practices in a bid to surpass the competition. But maximizing the productivity of your team isn’t all about money and competition — it should also be about company pride and regular improvement.… The post How to Maximize the Productivity of Your Team appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Legal Ramifications of Corona: A Lawyer’s Perspective

Last year, the global economic growth was roughly 3.0% and the global GDP was estimated at around $86.6 trillion, according to statistics published by Statista. At the moment, the global GDP growth is down to 2.4%. It can potentially go even further down before 2021. While this percentage may seem insignificant, it certainly isn’t. That’s because this less than-than-one percentage drop in global GDP amounts to $3.5 billion in lost economic output. The coronavirus outbreak hasn’t just affected us financially. There are certain legal consequences many people aren’t even aware of. But that’s what we’re here to discuss. To get a unique perspective on the situation, we talked to Bobby Gill, lawyer and wealth manager.… The post Legal Ramifications of Corona: A Lawyer’s Perspective appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Different Working Models

With the modernisation of business comes many different working models. Depending on the type of company you run, different ways of employing and managing staff and workforces may work better for you. Likewise, different working models may also be preferred by your employees themselves, as this can offer them more for their efforts than you might be able to provide on your own. In addition to this, the working models of your company may not always be based within your company itself. You can outsource some of the work that, again, provides more benefits to either yourself or your employees. PEO Many companies claim to use this, but what does PEO stand for?… The post Different Working Models appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

How Event-driven Architecture Can Drive Sales

Event-driven architecture, also known as EDA, is proving to be an ideal model for application design. This architecture pattern relies on certain event triggers, that can help different businesses and enterprises achieve both flexibility and scalability, for real-time adaptation and decision-making. While this may sound simple, it gets fairly complex. EDA also differs from event notifications in several significant ways. EDA requires the transmission of events between event producers and event consumers. To better understand how EDA works and how it can drive sales, here’s what you need to know. EDA is defined by several key components Event-driven architecture (EDA), as mentioned, relays state changes from the event producer or event source, to the event consumer.… The post How Event-driven Architecture Can Drive Sales appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

5 Tips for Buying Jewelry Wholesale for Resale

If you are setting up a jewelry retail business, you’ll have to partner with suppliers and vendors that support you in delivering the right product to your buyers. Working with a wholesale jewelry seller is in your best interest. photo credit: Pixabay Nevertheless, wholesale jewelry suppliers are not created equal. There’s wide variation in product, quality, customer service, and consistency. Apply the following tips if you are keen on having your wholesale supplier help your business succeed. 1. Find a Reputable Wholesaler The wholesaler’s reputation is the single most important factor in your choice of one. A wholesaler you cannot depend on is a sure path to business ruin.… The post 5 Tips for Buying Jewelry Wholesale for Resale appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

3 Actions That Make CEOs Better Leaders

CEOs have a reputation for being decision-makers, yet ultimately, CEOs are leaders. Even so, decisions and leadership are intertwined. Being a strong leader requires making decisions that create transformation within an organization. Whether it’s transforming company culture, improving policies, or strengthening client relationships, CEOs are the leaders that put everything into motion. If you’re a CEO who wants to make an impact on your company, here’s a list of 3 actions that will make you a stronger leader. 1. Hire dedicated IT support To understand the impact of your decisions, put yourself in the shoes of your employees. Imagine you’re an employee trying to make a copy of an important document that must be mailed to a client that day.… The post 3 Actions That Make CEOs Better Leaders appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

The Benefits of Guest Blogging for Businesses

Business owners are always on the lookout for marketing and PR strategies that can boost their reputation and brand visibility without costing too much in terms of time or money. Most of the time, more effective strategies end up costing additional time and/or money, but there’s at least one tactic with a ridiculously impressive cost-to-benefit ratio: guest blogging. What exactly is guest blogging, and how can it benefit your business? What Is Guest Blogging? Let’s start with a basic explanation of guest blogging. Blogging, of course, is the act of writing “blog” posts regularly—in other words, written articles on the internet.… The post The Benefits of Guest Blogging for Businesses appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

From Rideshare to Freightshare: A Look into Uber’s Latest Service Offering

The ride-sharing app known as Uber has set its sights on shipping and logistics in recent years. In the same way that Uber has disrupted the taxi industry, the app is looking to do the same to freight shipping. A new service known as Uber Freight pairs truck drivers and independent fleet managers with suppliers and retailers that need to move large shipments around the country, helping drivers make more efficient use of their cargo space. As promising as this logistics model may seem, Uber Freight remains a work in progress. Learn more about this new service and how it could impact the shipping industry going forward.… The post From Rideshare to Freightshare: A Look into Uber’s Latest Service Offering appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Legal issues ‘needlessly risk cash reserves’

Small businesses are unnecessarily putting their cash reserves at risk by failing to prioritise legal issues, according one survey. A quarter of SMEs admit to having spent between £5-15,000 on dealing with legal matters within the past 12 months. Nearly one in 20 has spent over an eye-watering £30,000 in the same timeframe. This is […] The post Legal issues ‘needlessly risk cash reserves’ appeared first on SME Magazine.

An open and shut case: what Lockdown 2 means for business

Boris Johnson’s announcement of a second Lockdown received a mixed reaction from the business world – but left many facing a new wave of confusion and uncertainty. So, here’s an at-a-glance guide to who stays open and who, once again, will have to close their doors. OPEN Supermarkets and food stores Garden centres Other retailers […] The post An open and shut case: what Lockdown 2 means for business appeared first on SME Magazine.

Thriving in adversity: the entrepreneurs bucking the trend

A second Lockdown may present challenges but the first has left some Lockdown savvy businesses well-equipped to cope – including the UK’s first online in-date surplus food retailer, currently celebrating a major business milestone, having achieved a £1.1 million turnover in the past 10 months. Since launching in 2018, Food Circle Supermarket has already sold […] The post Thriving in adversity: the entrepreneurs bucking the trend appeared first on SME Magazine.

The fintech riding the biking boom

Fueling the increasing demand for bikes, a leading fintech for recurring payments, has teamed up with a folding bike manufacturer to streamline payments. As a result, Brompton Bike Hire customers in the UK can now benefit from easy to set-up and manage monthly payments, powered by GoCardless, guaranteeing a seamless experience for both the customer […] The post The fintech riding the biking boom appeared first on SME Magazine.

The academic thriving on meeting student aspirations

One of the country’s leading academic mentors has seen a huge five-fold increase in students coming to her for support since the beginning of Lockdown last March. The reason is simple. The pandemic has prevented many overseas students travelling to see universities first-hand and with restrictions affecting many countries, the UK has become an even more attractive option, particularly among […] The post The academic thriving on meeting student aspirations appeared first on SME Magazine.

The back expert helping homeworkers move forward

By Alec Lom As millions of office workers suddenly found themselves locked down and working from home, health ergonomist Nichola Adams’s responded quickly to “pivot” her business to focus on clients facing a new range of challenges. Nichola, one of Britain’s most experienced back pain and musculoskeletal injury specialists, saw a catalogue of cases that […] The post The back expert helping homeworkers move forward appeared first on SME Magazine.

Programme launched to stem workplace addiction crisis

Guest post by Claire Harvey The leading addiction treatment specialists UKAT have launched a free addiction awareness programme for businesses large and small across the country. The programme is set to support the employers and employees of all types of business as the Government is encouraging those who can, to work from home during the […] The post Programme launched to stem workplace addiction crisis appeared first on SME Magazine.

What is Lean Manufacturing?

Lean manufacturing is a series of techniques and workflows designed to help companies reduce costs, increase product quality while improving shop floor efficiency, all leading to improved profitability. At the center of lean manufacturing are process and production monitoring techniques designed to provide the data needed for advanced analytical techniques, including Statistical Process Control (SPC)… The post What is Lean Manufacturing? appeared first on IQMS Manufacturing Blog.

Centrify’s New CEO Has A Compelling Vision For The Future Of Cybersecurity

Bottom Line: Flint Brenton’s vision for the future of Centrify and cybersecurity, in general, prioritizes the need for privileged access management to become core to the multi-cloud architectures and DevOps environments he sees pervading customers’ enterprises today. Every new cybersecurity company CEO is writing their vision of the future by their decisions and the priorities […] Centrify’s New CEO Has A Compelling Vision For The Future Of Cybersecurity is copyrighted by Louis Columbus. If you are reading this outside your feed reader or email, you are likely witnessing illegal content theft. Enterprise Irregulars is sponsored by Salesforce and Zoho.

Choosing the Right ERP Software

The market is full of ERP systems of various shapes and sizes. Each of them boasts unique features that can […] The post Choosing the Right ERP Software appeared first on ERP News.

10 Best Powerful Hybrid Cloud Solutions Providers

Although cloud computing is gaining popularity at a rapid rate, businesses still need to maintain an on-premise data management center. […] The post 10 Best Powerful Hybrid Cloud Solutions Providers appeared first on ERP News.

Shifting Priorities in ERP Selection

If there’s one thing manufacturers want in the near future, it’s stability. However, with COVID-19, a global recession, and political […] The post Shifting Priorities in ERP Selection appeared first on ERP News.

The Adaptive ERP Imperative for GHSP

In today’s manufacturing environment, the need for digital transformation is paramount. It is vital to the viability of today’s businesses, […] The post The Adaptive ERP Imperative for GHSP appeared first on ERP News.

What is Server Leasing?

What is a Server? A server is a powerful computer connected to a network (typically the Internet) and provides access to some resources or services. There are many types of servers. For example: Web Server: This is the most common type of server. It hosts a website that is typically accessible over the Internet. This […] The post What is Server Leasing? appeared first on Liquid Web.

Building a Successful Subscription Business Model

Subscription business models are based upon the idea of selling access to a product or a service to customers on a recurring basis in order to receive monthly, semi- annual, or annual subscription revenue. But how do you ensure your business is trending toward success? Successful subscription businesses utilize specific metrics and pricing models to […] The post Building a Successful Subscription Business Model appeared first on Liquid Web.

Best Free FTP Clients for Windows and Mac

Want to learn more about FTP? Looking for a convenient way of managing the files on your server? Getting tired of the limited functionality of your browser or your control panel’s file manager? We wrote this article just for you. If you’d like to learn what your best options are when looking for free FTP […] The post Best Free FTP Clients for Windows and Mac appeared first on Liquid Web.

Tech Trends – How to be a Modern Entrepreneur

Modern Australian entrepreneurs are leveraging their online skills to connect with their audience. A storefront business can still bring many benefits to a company’s overall performance. But you would be crazy to assume that a business address with your logo over the door can cover the cracks in a floundering online presence. Also, how to run a modern company is making tech trend news. What does that mean? It means that how you run your company and how customers interact with your brand is more digitised than ever before. You may find that you need funding to expand your brand and bring your working practices up to cutting edge standards.… The post Tech Trends – How to be a Modern Entrepreneur appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Reasons to Professionally Clean Your Office Carpet

Carpets are one of the essential accessories in an office. They form a part of the office decor and keep the floor clean. With constant traffic and footfall, carpets can quickly pick up dust, grime, and much more. Superficial cleaning will only remove an outer layer of dust. If you want the carpet to look good and last long, you need deep cleaning. It is always best to use the services of professionals to get your office carpet cleaned. How so? Carpet cleaning is a cumbersome job. It also requires expertise to ensure that an old dirty carpet is made to look new.… The post Reasons to Professionally Clean Your Office Carpet appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

An In-Depth Look at Backlinks and Their Uses

The word backlink is one of the commonly most terms in the world of search engine optimization (SEO), and it’s simple to understand. A backlink is just a link to another site using some kind of anchor text. According to Forbes, these links are crucial for staying relevant and adapting. So what is the big deal with backlinks and why are they so important? What is a backlink? As stated above, these are just links from one website to another, and they serve as a ranking signal for search engines like Google. When one website links to another, search engines take note of those links and believe the content is noteworthy. … The post An In-Depth Look at Backlinks and Their Uses appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

CEO’s: Here Are Five Useful Skills You Can Learn Online

Online learning is enjoying an unprecedented boom at the moment, and not only because of the current COVID-19 pandemic. These days the number of online courses available is staggering, with a genuinely impressive variety of subjects on offer. Thanks to advances in technology and investment in the industry, an online education no longer has to be considered second best. So, whether you’re finding yourself with a bit of free time on your hands and want to learn something new, or wish to make a serious investment in your future, the internet is here to help. Check out the following list for some educational inspiration for what you can learn: 1. … The post CEO’s: Here Are Five Useful Skills You Can Learn Online appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

How To Convert Your Office Into A Eudaimonia Machine

In Aristotelian ethics, Eudaimonia is the condition of peak human flourishing or living well. And for many of us, working in beige, open-plan offices or ecru cubicle farms sets the scene perfectly for us feeling the exact opposite! So if you’ve got the golden opportunity of designing an office from scratch, really nailing down the physical environment can ensure that conditions are genuinely conducive to producing excellent work and contributing to good mental and physical health. The architectural concept of the Eudaimonia Machine was developed by Professor David Dewane and it posits that the perfect office comprises a linear series of rooms which we move through while gradually entering more focused mental states associated with different tasks, until finally reaching the environment associated with ‘deep work’.… The post How To Convert Your Office Into A Eudaimonia Machine appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Why a Warehouse is The Solution to The growth of your business

As the efforts you take to grow your business succeed, you simultaneously create a new challenge for yourself to overcome: chiefly ensuring you have the resources to meet increased demand. This is particularly pertinent for businesses which sell physical stock, as storage and distribution becomes pivotal to maintaining a customer base. When considering the function of a warehouse, one would instinctively think of these facilities being solely used by large, often international, organisations; on the contrary, though, warehouses can be just as important to small businesses as it allows their primary premises to be used solely for production. There is no limit to the range of products, components and goods that are stored in warehouses globally, and GLP properties cater for all business needs.… The post Why a Warehouse is The Solution to The growth of your business appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

How to Write a Job Description to Find a Great Software Development Company

Hiring an entire software development company can be a daunting task. There are a lot of trained and qualified developers out there but finding the right team that works well together and with your existing team can be a huge challenge. Software development can come in all shapes and sizes, from simple landing pages or websites to complex app development or systems architecture. It’s critical that you find a software development team that has the right skill set for the job and understand the scope of the work. That means your first step is defining your project so that you attract companies who have worker with the right skills.… The post How to Write a Job Description to Find a Great Software Development Company appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

How Small Business CEOs Can Foster Effective Team Communication

Effective team communication is one of the most important skills that any small business CEO must have. In the current business environment, there are dozens of innovative ways to better communicate with your staff. When you communicate with workers, it is fundamental to convey information in a clear, direct, and effective manner. This way, you can build trust, easily resolve problem, and promote team building. Effective team communication often leads to improved engagement, bolstered employee morale, a better sense of clarity and direction. There are several practical business communication strategies you can begin using today. Read on to learn about how small business CEOs can foster effective team communication.… The post How Small Business CEOs Can Foster Effective Team Communication appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Key Factors to Consider Before Choosing a Managed Service Provider

With how quickly the market’s requirements are changing, working with a managed service provider isn’t just a benefit for your business — it’s quickly becoming a requirement. From keeping track of cyberthreats to monitoring your IT infrastructure for signs of wear and tear, your business can’t handle its technical requirements alone forever; fortunately, this is precisely what a managed service provider does — and more. It’s the reason why the managed services industry is skyrocketing in profitability and why more businesses than ever are outsourcing their IT services to an MSP who has the experience and credibility necessary to keep operations running smoothly.… The post Key Factors to Consider Before Choosing a Managed Service Provider appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

CNC Wire EDM Manufacturing: Do You Stand to Gain from Making a Shift?

A shift in the manufacturing process can be quite expensive, but if it’s the right step, then the pros outweigh the cons of making such an investment. The question is, how do you know whether that is indeed the case? Staying specific with just CNC Wire EDM Manufacturing for this post, let’s go through its multiple applications and advantages over its alternatives first. This should allow us enough insight to determine which companies have the most to gain by making the switch. photo credit: Peerawaz / Pixabay Allows for Delicate Work Delicate work in drilling, blanking, and punching is not easy with hard metals, but the CNC wire EDM machine has made it a lot easier now.… The post CNC Wire EDM Manufacturing: Do You Stand to Gain from Making a Shift? appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.