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In Depth Guide to Managing IT Budgets

October 27, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Managing IT Budgets

The word "budget" may give you the urge to run for the hills, but it doesn’t have to be a scary process. The process itself can vary slightly depending on the size of your organization, but many of the core principles remain the same whether budgeting is an involved corporate procedure or a hallway conversation in a small startup. In this article we'll take an in-depth look at managing IT Budgets and we hope to offer you some helpful, practical advice to craft an organized, goal-oriented budget for your information technology department.

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Cost Saving Ideas: Manufacturing Industry

October 6, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Cost Saving Ideas Manufacturing Industry

Running a business in manufacturing is no small feat. Like any business, you have to ensure that you have a good profit margin and we all know that inefficiencies can sabotage even the best business forecasts. The good news is, there are measures that you can take to make your business more efficient and thus increase your savings to protect your profit margin. In this article we'll discuss some cost saving ideas manufacturing companies can use to improve margins and eliminate waste.

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How to Reduce Operating Expenses in Business

September 29, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
How to Reduce Operating Expenses in Business

Companies of any size can improve profitability and cut waste by learning how to reduce operating expenses in their business budget. In this article we provide some actionable tips to audit your business spending and cut costs to improve profits and free up cash at your company.

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G Suite for Outlook: The Best of Both Worlds

September 29, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
G Suite for Outlook

If you're more comfortable using Outlook as your email client and would like to sync Outlook with your G Suite account, that's something that is easy to do. In this article we explain the G Suite for Outlook synchronization process and explain the steps you need to take and the advantages and disadvantages (and limitations) of using Outlook as your email client with G Suite.

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Alternatives to MS Office That Can Save You Money

September 22, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Alternatives to MS Office

Microsoft Office has historically cornered the market with its suite of business software programs like Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Publisher, OneNote, Outlook, and more. But if you're looking to cut costs and want an alternative to MS Office licenses for your business, one of these 3 alternatives may work well for you.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of MS Excel

September 22, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Advantages and Disadvantages of MS Excel

Microsoft Excel has been one of the best platforms for spreadsheet creation and analysis. With tons of built-in features to make advanced calculations easier, it has set the bar high for many business users for years. In this article we look at some of the advantages and disadvantages of MS Excel, and why Google Sheets might now be the better option for your business.

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What to Do About a G Suite Migration Failure

September 15, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
G Suite Migration Failure

If your G Suite Migration has failed then you may be regretting your decision to move to Google and the Cloud. Don't! In this article we help you troubleshoot some common issues with G Suite Migrations, and if you need help, you can contact us and one of our experts will be happy to assist you.

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What Are Gmail POP and SMTP Settings?

September 15, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
What Are Gmail Pop and SMTP Settings?

If you're looking to set up access to your Gmail or G Suite email account in other email clients on your phone or PC such as Outlook or Thunderbird, you're probably wondering what are Gmail Pop settings and what are the Gmail SMTP settings that you need. In this short article we'll provide you with everything you need to know to set up remote access to your Gmail inbox from your phone or desktop using any third-party email client.

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5 Ground Rules for Managing Shared Inboxes

September 15, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan

5 Rules for Managing Shared Inboxes

There are too many emails being forward around these days. Users aren't sure which emails they are responsible for which could result in users duplicating efforts in responding to requests or even worse, email going unanswered. Get your team the right tool to help them collaborate without difficulties. In this guest post from our G Suite integration partner Hiver, we learn 5 ground rules for managing shared inboxes.

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Essential Tools for Real Estate Agents

September 9, 2019 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Essential Tools for Real Estate Agents

Real estate agents have to be available to their clients ... well, pretty much around the clock. Spending each day in their car, or touring properties, makes it difficult to stay connected and on top of emails, voicemails, and texts. Today, we're going to share a few essential tools for real estate agents: software, tech, and productivity tools that can accelerate growth for your business.

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