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AI-powered advances in customer support

May 28th,2018 outsourceIT

High-quality products and services can make a business successful, but exceptional customer service is what makes customers come back. This is why companies constantly try to innovate their customer service strategy -- and some do it by adding artificial intelligence (AI) into the mix.

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Blockchain is much more than Bitcoin

April 10th,2018 outsourceIT

Blockchain technology is very complex. So instead of diving in to what makes it work, we want to first showcase what it’s capable of. The primary purpose of blockchain is faster and more secure information exchanges, which has led to some incredible advances in small-business technology. Read on to see what you might be missing out ...

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It’s not too late to cash in on 2017’s IT trends

January 2nd,2018 outsourceIT

“Fad” is a dirty word for many small-business owners. Whether it’s what they’re selling or what they’re investing in, business owners need long-term and reliable investments to secure their future. With 2017 in the rearview mirror, we finally know what was a fad and what was a smart investment. See for yourself!

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6 CRM best practices you need to know

August 11th,2017 outsourceIT

Most companies have customer relationship management (CRM) software to help them keep track of contact information and purchase history. But having a large database is worthless if you’re not using it to build long-lasting relationships. To keep existing clients coming back and bring new ones in, follow these CRM best practices.

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Get more out of Office 365 with Power BI

June 23rd,2017 outsourceIT

The benefits of Office 365 have totally changed the way most businesses operate, and it’s hard to believe anything else could have been added to make it even better. But lo and behold, Microsoft has added another excellent feature for getting a better return on your productivity software investment.

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Order management systems and eCommerce

March 17th,2017 outsourceIT

If business value is all about the long-term health and well-being of your company, there are few things more important than getting your product into customers’ hands swiftly and efficiently. Thankfully, modern technology has revolutionized these tasks and how you add value to your business. Let’s take a look at one of the most ...

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5 ways to get the most out of the latest fads

July 26th,2016 outsourceIT

Have you seen folks wandering around downtown, staring at their phone like it was a map pointing them to a pot of gold? Or ordering pizza over a Facebook chat conversation with an awkward cashier? With some creative marketing and structuring, your SMB could be on the other side of those people’s phones. Tech fads, even if they don’t ...

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6 types of live video to engage customers

May 31st,2016 outsourceIT

The speed and quality of internet connections continue to offer SMBs more opportunities for reaching customers and clients. One of the most recent innovations is live video streaming, an inexpensive and convenient way to increase your business value and diversify your services portfolio. It’s a huge and open-ended service, so why ...

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How to gain business value from LinkedIn

February 12th,2016 outsourceIT

While there is a lot of information out there about how to gain value from LinkedIn, most of it is aimed at large companies or individuals. Some of this information can be useful, but some of it can cause you to make mistakes that present your business in the wrong light. As an SMB owner, you need to utilize LinkedIn in a way that ...

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Better understanding social media’s value

January 21st,2016 outsourceIT

Are you confused on just how to measure the value of your company’s social media? Don’t worry about it because you are not alone. While there is a lot of information out there in regards to the subject, it is something that experts still don’t necessarily agree on. This has made it difficult for businesses, especially smaller ones, ...

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