6 High-Tech Gadgets for the Connected Business Traveler

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Guest Article If the hardest part of travelling includes leaving all your favorite toys behind, worry no more. The next time travel takes you away from home, try taking these cool tech gadgets along for comfort. They weigh next to nothing. They're portable, practical and full of functionality. Bring them along once and you'll never be able to leave them behind again. International Sim Card  A cell phone is one thing. A global cell phone that lets you connect to anyone from anywhere in the … [Read more...]

The Lifeline of Your Business: 5 Rules to Loving Your Sales CRM

5 Rules to Loving Your Sales CRM

Guest Article Don’t hate your sales CRM.  It’s your friend.  Really it is.  An effective CRM – Customer Relationship Management – system can be the lifeline of your business.  I have had the pleasure of using five different CRM systems (plus spreadsheets, notebooks, and my good old memory) over the last 15 years.  Quite frankly, I think CRM systems are required by law to bring some level of pain and misery to all of their users.  However, learning to live in harmony with your sales CRM will … [Read more...]

Small Business Tax Tips for Last Minute Filers

Small Business Tax Tips for Last Minute Filers

Guest Article Depending on where you live, a good majority has already witnessed wild weather patterns since the New Year. According to most calendars though, spring has officially sprung! And according to Uncle Sam, the time of the dreadful deadline draws nigh. Now, hold your horses, before you gallop into a frantic frenzy, we’d like to share a few valuable tips to help you in tax planning, preparation and preventative maintenance: 1. Filing Extension.  The IRS requires each taxpayer to … [Read more...]