vpn software for small businesses

What is a VPN and Does Your Business Need One

Many businesses rely on employees, managers and top-level executives to protect confidential information such as trade secrets, working capital details, internal processes and future product releases, but what happens if this data is shared or leaked online without your permission? Furthermore, your ISP, or internet […]

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The Do's & Don'ts of Out of Office Responses

Useful Out of Office Templates

Disclaimer: This post was originally published on our UK partner’s site.   You’ve been looking forward to this moment for weeks — hard earned holiday time away from grueling hours of work. Your itinerary is set, your bag is packed and there is only one more […]

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OK, Google: How to Optimize a Site for Voice Search

Google voice search is changing the way users search for the information they need. Nearly two-thirds of all smartphone users have used voice search to find local business information in the last 12 months. Over a quarter of desktop, laptop, and tablet users, too. The […]

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small business loan criteria

The 5 Things You’ll Need for a Business Loan

It can feel overwhelming finding funding for your small business, especially if it’s your first time trying to secure a business loan. There are so many different lenders with different requirements and products, it can feel like another job trying to make sense of it […]

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small business guide to youtube

A Small Business Guide to Youtube Marketing

By the year 2021, a million minutes of video will cross the internet every second of the day. And as soon as 2019, video content will account for 80% of all internet traffic. With 1.3 billion annual YouTube users, every small business needs to get […]

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advertising for instagram

A Small Business Guide to Advertising on Instagram

As more and more brands join Instagram and the feed becomes more competitive, it can be harder for a small business to stand out. But Instagram ads have become an enticing avenue for businesses looking to increase engagement (and profits, too). With nearly three-quarters of […]

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27 Chrome Extensions to Boost Your Productivity

27 Chrome Extensions to Boost Your Productivity

Disclaimer: This post was originally published on our UK partner’s site.   Google Chrome is far and away the most popular browser around and it supports a huge number of extensions, which are lightweight, easy-to-install, and usually free. Things you thought impossible to achieve with […]

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podcasts for new managers

Podcasts for First-Time Managers

When you start a small business, it may be because you want to be your own boss or you have a passion for a product or skill. Rarely, if ever, does an entrepreneur take on all the responsibilities of owning a business just for the […]

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