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Shopping for small business solutions? Tech talk translations for SBOs

(BPT) – As a small business owner, you do it all: the books, marketing, customer service, product, inventory and — oh yes — tech support. In fact, small and microbusiness owners are more likely to shoulder all tech tasks for their firms, according to a study by the National Small Business Association. Yet unless your business is IT, chances are you struggle to speak the language of business technology solutions. “Small business owners need to be masters of virtually every aspect of their business, but they shouldn’t have to be translators, too,” says Nate Spilker, vice president of cloud...

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Four real-life ways technology is transforming the present and the future

(BPT) – Smartphones keep people constantly connected, smart cars can drive and park themselves, and smart buildings are designed to use less energy as they keep everyone occupying them comfy and productive. Of course you think you know how technology is revolutionizing everyday life. But do you really understand that tech now touches everything? Technology’s influence on modern life may be even greater than you realize. Here are four ways technology could transform your life at home and at work: 1. Home life Technology is making homes “smarter” and more connected. You may already have a smart thermostat in...

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2017 looking bright for small business owners

(BPT) – The year 2017 is still in its infancy, but research shows small business owners feel this year could be one of the best in recent memory. A new survey, commissioned by Staples and conducted by Wakefield Research, found that 85 percent of small business owners surveyed reported feeling “optimistic” about the small business climate in 2017. That’s good news for the owners as well as for their communities, because for many, this optimism is motivating owners to put earned revenue directly back into their businesses and employees. According to the research, 97 percent of respondents said they...

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