It’s just the 7th day into the New Year; yet it feels much longer! So much going on, so much to do and not enough time to do everything… I did poke around online and found some interesting articles to share…
In case you weren’t aware, the biggest consumer electronics show is currently underway. Ramon Ray, editor of Smallbiztechnology.com, is in Las Vegas and looking for some neat new productivity tools the average small business can use. Check out his 6 rules for tech success in business – a good read, short slides with key messages like technology is not a cost, but an investment and take social media seriously, and more tips.
And speaking about social media, the free webinars presented by the Verizon Small Business Center will kick start again next Wednesday with John Jantsch, social media publisher and small business expert, giving tips on leveraging Twitter to find new business.
This article from Inc. is a couple of months old, but it’s still relevant: tips to rebrand your business, a must to spice things up… so why not look into it for your business this year?
I heard this in years past and it’s sad not much has changed… small businesses think cybercrime won’t happen to them. This recent survey found nearly 50% of small retailers and other small business owners believe it’s not worth the cost and time to protect their business from cybercrime. Now look here, you can take simple and affordable steps to protect your business. Check out this past blog and this one post and perhaps consider encrypting your documents???
Lastly, as you set goals and plans for your business this year, this article from the WSJ provides some interesting predictions.
Until next week, happy reading!
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