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A key to home business success is learning how to use online technology to streamline the way your business runs.

How Home Businesses Can Keep Up with Digital Trends and Tools

August 18, 2023
keep up with digital trends

In today’s fast-changing business world, it’s really important for small and home-based businesses to keep up with digital trends. Using digital tools and keeping an eye on new things happening online isn’t just a choice anymore – it’s something you really need to do to succeed. The internet is changing quickly, and using digital tools…

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Cloudy with a Chance of Files: Unlocking the Potential of Cloud-Based File Storage

June 16, 2023
cloud-based file storage

No matter what type of home business you may be running, storing files and information are part of the package. That used to mean digging through cluttered desktops, searching for lost USB drives, and the frustrations of figuring out how to share files. These days you don’t need clunky file cabinets anymore. With cloud-based file…

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Facebook is Down! This is Why Your Business Should Never Rely On Social Media

October 4, 2021
never rely on social media

Back in 2015 I wrote an article about using a social media page as your website.  Today Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went down. In fact, they are still offline as I write this article.   I can’t help but wonder how many businesses are in a panic because they use a Facebook page as their website. …

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Customize Your Zoom Background for Your Home Business

March 31, 2020
customize your zoom background for your home business

It seems like everyone is using Zoom for video conferencing during this time of social distancing due to Covid-19.  Students and teachers are using it for learning. Friends and family are using it to keep in touch and more businesses are using it now that many of their workers have moved to working remotely.  Some…

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You Should Be Downsizing Your Images

November 20, 2019
downsize your images

Business today is image driven.  Photos are key in social media posts, blog posts and for product sales.  Smart phones have made taking these needed photos easy, however often the size of these photos is well beyond what is needed.  Using images with a large file size can slow down your website dramatically.  Sites like…

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How To Prepare Your Digital Business for Outages

July 9, 2019
prepare your digital business for outages

I celebrated the July 4th holiday by taking 4 days off from work.  It was a hot few days here in southern Maine, and as usual, the hot weather broke with a round of strong storms rolling through on Saturday.  Our power flickered out momentarily and we breathed a sigh of relief, having experienced lengthy…

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If You Receive Payments You Should Have An Electronic Payment Option

June 25, 2019
electronic payment option

This post isn’t just for the small business community, this one is for anyone taking payments for anything. Big businesses, small businesses, service providers, local youth organizations and yes, even the grandma selling her homemade sea salt chocolate fudge; if you’re taking payment for something you should be offering an electronic payment option. Big and…

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