security breach

5 Easy Ways to Hack Your Business

5 Easy Ways to Hack Your Business
Security breaches happen all the time and it’s not just government departments that get hacked. We don’t hear much about it though because who wants to admit their data was compromised?
If you’re in business, you can guard yourself against some of the more common hacks. Here are five easy ways in:
1. Through your wi-fi network

People tend to think their wi-fi connection is safe and secure because they’ve attached a password to their wi-fi […]

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Timesheet software help

The Top 6 Reasons To Use Timesheets

The Top 6 Reasons For Businesses To Use Timesheets
How do you and your team feel about timesheets? Are timesheets a form of micro-management? Hate the idea or love it, having your team fill out timesheets every day provides an abundance of useful information which will help you run your company more profitably.
1  Project Planning
When projects are broken down into a series of tasks, you get a realistic overview of what’s involved in the project, ensuring no steps are missed […]

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VoIP phone costs and savings

What Does VoIP Cost?

What does VoIP cost?
If you’ve heard about VoIP and some of the benefits, you might be thinking about switching over your current phone system. Because no-one likes nasty surprises, we’re here to tell you what you can expect to pay to change over to VoIP.
Calling rates
VoIP offers extremely good savings on phone calling rates. It can be as cheap to call the USA, UK and other overseas destinations as making a national toll call.
VoIP offers cost savings to businesses […]

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CRM systems

Picking the right CRM

A good CRM will prevent important leads and contact details disappearing into the dark recesses of your computer, but with hundreds of CRMs on the market today, how do you choose the best fit for your business?
What to look for in a CRM
Your CRM should make things easier for you, not harder, so take a minute to think about what you’re going to need your CRM to do for you.
1.  Features
What features do you need? CRMs vary widely with […]

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SharePoint Online Document Management System

Sharepoint Online – Document Management Made Easy

Are you sharing files between your team? Collaborating with colleagues in different locations? Getting different versions of the same document mixed up and don’t know which one’s the latest? Sounds like it’s time to get a document management system.
Have you tried SharePoint Online?
There are different systems around and most have some pretty fancy features – more than what you need right now – and with fancy price tags to boot.
Do you have Microsoft Office 365 for your workplace email? […]

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How 0800 Helps Brands

We don’t know about you, but there’s only one ordinary phone number we can remember – our own. Who’s got the time or energy to memorise a series of random numbers? It’s like being asked to look at a barcode for two minutes and then write it out in its exact sequence. That’s why so many businesses choose to associate their brand with an easy-to-remember 0800 number. Not only are they customisable to each unique brand, but they’re super […]

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Woman Calling 0800 Number on iPhone

How 0800 numbers help trades

We’re all familiar with the 0800 code. Ever ordered a pizza? We often see 0800 numbers for large-scale businesses that offer a service, but did you know 0800 numbers help hundreds of trades too? 0800 is essentially a national number that operates from a landline. It is toll free, meaning customers can call the line without paying a single cent. So how does this benefit local trades?
Uniformity and customer satisfaction
Having a toll free, 0800 number can help trades of […]

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What is the cloud?

What is the cloud?
We’ve heard some interesting questions from people grappling with cloud technology in their efforts to understand how it can serve them and their business. This led us to this month’s blog: a Q&A on ‘the cloud’.
If you have a Gmail account or a Hotmail account you’re utilising cloud technology. Your emails are stored ‘on the cloud’, not on your computer.
The cloud is many things: a remote storage locker (e.g. Dropbox), remote computing (e.g. servers in the […]

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Little boy is looking at a laptop and cries - Slow PC

SSD vs HDD, What’s The Difference & Why Do I Need One?

SSD vs HDD, Everything you need to know!
Is it time to get a faster, better performing PC?
The Solid State Drive (SSD) is a storage device far superior to traditional Hard Disk Drives (HDD) which have been around since the 1950s. The SSD has a good number of advantages.
What’s so great about SSD?
We thought about boring you with all the technical details on how the mechanics of the SSD differ from the HDD, but all you really need to know […]

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Is your business experiencing growing pains?

Sound familiar?
As companies experience growth, they outgrow their existing infrastructure. Take company A for example: a single office phone is fine to start the business with, until there are three salespeople on the road with mobiles. Suddenly this company’s phone bill is through the roof!
Or what about company B? The systems this company is using are perfectly fine until a new person joins the team and gets their computer set up with the latest programs. Now there are computers […]

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