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12 Daily Ways to Communicate Company Culture

company cultureWe revere companies with great culture, and idolize CEOs like Tony Hsieh who put culture first in a very public way. Young startup founders in particular invest a lot of energy into defining their values, and often put “culture fit” at the top of their hiring must-haves.

But much of what we call “culture” is about the day-to-day interactions between staff and executive team members, or customers and your service or sales departments. And so the actions you do (or Read More

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6 Data Tracking Services For Your Small Business

Big data is a big thing nowadays. Big data here represents the number of posts to social media sites, the use of digital pictures and videos, purchase transaction records, sensors used to gather climate information and cell phone GPS signals to name a few. For the business owner, big data is an opportunity to find insights, to make your business more agile and to answer questions that were previously considered beyond reach.

Why?

Well it been found that owners and/or Read More

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7 Reasons You Should Switch to Google Apps

google appsLate last year, Google Apps for Business eliminated its free version.

The reason?

Many business users tended to outgrow the basic version too quickly and personal users were left waiting on updated features that had to become business ready before launching.  But even with the new price tag, Google remains a viable option for small business.

Below, I outline the top reasons your business needs to be on Google Apps:

1. The Cloud

2012 was the year of the Read More

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It’s Startup Time in America

As the economy continues to drag along, one might think that starting a business right now is not the best of ideas. However, the opposite is true! One scenario that exists which makes now a great time to start a new business is the fact that there is less competition because many people are simply focused on surviving, not thriving. There is also a head start on gains once the economy turns around as well as lower office space prices and wages.

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