50 Brilliant Business Ideas for the Beach

Sick of being stuck inside a stuffy office all summer? Wish you could spend your days dipping your toes into the water instead? As an entrepreneur, you have the option of creating a business that fits with the lifestyle you want. And if what you want is to spend your days at the beach, here are 50 beach business ideas ...

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How The Cloud Is Revolutionizing The Retail Experience Worldwide

In nearly every corner of the world, retailers are going through a disruptive shakeup. U.S. businesses are in the middle of a meltdown of bankruptcies, shuttered malls, and the slow, painful demise of the traditional storefront. European retailers are facing the challenges of an uncertain, unstable economic environment. Meanwhile, there is some good news as Middle Eastern countries, such as ...

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Co-Innovation Matters To A Digital Ecosystem

Part 1 in a 4-part series I was recently asked to contribute as a blogger to the Digitalist Magazine, exploring trends and use cases in digital innovation and transformation. The work I am doing as lead of the SAP Co-Innovation Lab in Palo Alto explains why I was quick to opt in. For a long time, I’ve been keen to ...

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Spotlight: Legacy Advantage Wants to Be a New Kind of Bookkeeper

A good bookkeeper can be hard to come by. And that’s a problem that one entrepreneur learned throughout the course of his career, leading to him starting his own bookkeeping brand — Legacy Advantage. Read more about the company and what sets it apart in this week’s Small Business Spotlight. What the Business Does Provides bookkeeping services in a trustworthy ...

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10 Things the Trump Administration Can Teach You About Hiring a Social Media Pro

President Donald Trump has gotten a lot of attention for his social media strategy. But there’s another man behind that strategy — director of social media Dan Scavino. Whatever you think of Trump’s messages, his social media channels have certainly proved to be an effective outlet for communication and sharing. If you’d like to create a similarly effective social media ...

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8 Ways to Save Time in Bookkeeping

If you’ve recently decided to start a business, you’re probably finding that it’s a lot of hard work. From funding your idea to marketing it to customers to hiring new employees, things can get a bit hectic. Therefore, it’s important to save time whenever possible so you can get to it all without sacrificing quality. One area you can most ...

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4 Simple Ways to Boost Your Productivity

If I wanted to learn to hit a 90-mile-per-hour fastball, I wouldn’t ask Martha Stewart for advice. I also wouldn’t ask Derek Jeter to teach me how to make a soufflé. With all the crazy tasks I face each day, it made sense to me to observe the super productive people I know and see what makes them so efficient. ...

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Zoho One Launched: New All in One Pricing for Zoho Apps

Zoho just announced Zoho One, a new all-in-one suite of applications to help small businesses, essentially, run all aspects of their operations. Think of Zoho One as a bundle of existing Zoho applications delivered in one central place, with an exciting new pricing model that small businesses will love. It includes more than 35 integrated software applications and an equal ...

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License2Go App Puts Driver Licenses and Other IDs Into Smartphones

“The License2Go system is designed to leverage the user’s smartphone camera for facial recognition, allowing for online verification applications.” A new smartphone app is designed to digitize identification documents like driver licenses. Called License2Go, the app is designed by OT-Morpho. It works in conjunction with another app designed for ID verification, allowing authorities to wirelessly check the credentials on a subject’s ...

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Q&A: Is the fan in my laptop going bad?

Question from Erica: When I’m using my Dell laptop I rarely hear the fan at all, but when my son is playing his games the fan speeds up for a few seconds and then slows back down at random times. My question is do I need to have the fan replaced? I can’t afford to replace the entire computer […] The post Q&A: Is ...

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