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The Tech Doesn’t Matter

Technology use for Small Business success and profit The tech doesn’t matter. This might seem like a strange thing to say in a blog focusing on technology, but it’s true. These days, technology has become a commodity. Every phone is a smartphone these days, and they all do pretty much the same thing. All Internet is…
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Who needs technology? Part three of three

What can you do with tech? iPhone or Android? Google or Bing? GMail or Hotmail, Office365 or your own home-grown thing? It doesn’t matter – what you use isn’t the point. HOW you use it, and how well, is what’s important. Last week, we asked what can tech do for you. This week, the question…
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Who needs technology? Part two of three

What can tech do for you? Ok… it’s been four years since the first article in this series. Times may have changed but, if anything, the question “Who needs technology” is more relevant than ever before. The technology has changed too. It has become more affordable, and it’s everywhere. When I wrote part one of…
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Who needs technology? Part one of three

Computers. Smartphones. Tablets. High-speed Internet. WiFi. These game changers continue to transform the world of business in general, and hold special promise to enable Small Businesses to compete at a level unimaginable even five years ago. Ironically, as more Small Business owners, operators and employees become more computer- and technology-literate, we are discovering that… nobody…
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Top Ten Reasons Small Businesses Fail – part nine

Closed Mind It takes a lot of hard work, focus and persistence to launch a Small Business. Starting with an idea, and (perhaps) some skills, a plan is prepared, financing secured, details dealt with… and a business is born. The problem is, in the time required to travel from concept to reality, too often Small…
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