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Qualities of a Good Manager and Leader that Every Small Business Needs

May 9, 2020 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Qualities of a Good Manager

For most businesses, managers are the one driving day-to-day operations and motivating team members to meet or exceed growth goals. In this critical role, managers are also the ones who have the biggest impact on employee retention (and, conversely, turnover). Today I'm going to share a few qualities to look for when selecting your next manager, and areas you may want to grow and improve if you're managing a small business.

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Chrome Kiosk Mode: What Is It & How Does it Work?

May 9, 2020 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Chrome Kiosk Mode

If you're a Chrome user (and at this point who isn't?), you may have heard about a great feature. It's called Chrome Kiosk Mode and you can use this in many different client-facing applications. In today's article I'll share more information about how to set up and use Chrome Kiosk Mode.

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How to Use Google Sheets Spreadsheet Key to Merge Data from Multiple Spreadsheets

April 20, 2020 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
How to Use Google Sheets Spreadsheet Key

Merging data is often a task handed off or outsourced to a third-party consultant. This is because data entry can be tedious and time-consuming. But there are ways to avoid entering data more than once, and today I'll show you how to use the Google Spreadsheets Key to import and query data to create shareable reports and dashboards at your organization.

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Best Email Hosting for Small Business

April 13, 2020 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Best Email Hosting for Small Business

Small businesses and startups need affordable, reliable email hosting in order to grow and accomplish their tasks. Choosing an effective email host as a small business is a cruicial decision that many tend to overlook or take lightly. But it's a decision that warrants some careful consideration. Today we provide a comparison and review of the 3 best email hosting for small business options.

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Google Voice Setup Guide

April 13, 2020 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Google Voice Setup Guide

Whether you're an individual user or are a business looking to add Google phone service to your G Suite setup, Google Voice is a great choice with something for everyone. In this article we'll cover Google Voice setup for both businesses and individual users so you can start using Voice today!

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Things Every Small Business Needs This Year

April 5, 2020 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Things Every Small Business Needs

Staying afloat as a small business is hard. In fact, according to the SBA, more than 50% of small businesses fail within the first five years. We've put together a list of things every small business needs to operate, grow, and thrive in this article. 

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Google Voice vs Vonage

April 5, 2020 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Google Voice vs Vonage

Now, more than ever before, companies are seeking agile business phone service solutions that improve customer satisfaction, increase productivity at work, and strengthen inbound communication. In VoIP telephone services Google Voice and Vonage, small businesses have two very competitive options that can work well. To help you choose the best option for your business, we've compared Google Voice vs Vonage based on five criteria: pricing, advanced features, reliability, integrations with other technology, and user experience.

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11 Small Business Charity Ideas

April 5, 2020 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Small Business Charity Ideas

One of the perks of running a small business is the close relationship you'll create with others in your community. And with so many local charitable organizations in constant need of support (especially right now), small businesses can play a pivotal role in keeping these organizations afloat. To help kickstart your company's charitable efforts, here are 11 small business charity ideas to help you begin (or continue) giving back to your community in creative, valuable ways.

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Best G Suite CRM Options

March 31, 2020 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
G Suite CRM

Every business that deals with customers or sales is sure to know the importance of understanding and managing relationships. This is key in generating both more sales, and more customers. In order to solve the problems of your customers you must understand them in a nuanced way, and the right CRM software can help with that. We explore some of the best G Suite CRM solutions in this article.

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Small Business Owner Quotes to Motivate & Inspire You

March 30, 2020 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Small Business Owner Quotes

Starting a small business is never an easy task. Running a profitable small business is even more challenging. Sometimes it helps to listen to the words and wisdom of those who came before you. To help with that, we've assembled 59 of our favorite quotes for small business owners to provide you with inspiration and encouragement.

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