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5 Software Programs that Enable Disabled Employees

Posted In EMPLOYEES

Workers in virtually all positions, industries, and abilities today are assisted by technology. Increasingly, specialized software programs are not only making it possible for professionals with disabilities to perform jobs that would otherwise prove difficult — perhaps even impossible — but also allowing them to thrive at the office. Here are five useful applications that [...]
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6 Keyboard Replacement Apps for Android Devices

Posted In TECHNOLOGY

The standard virtual keyboard that’s built into Android phones is free and functional, but it’s as basic as basic can be: It’s pretty much just an onscreen representation of a traditional keyboard. Need more features? Don’t despair. A bevy of robust keyboard replacement apps are available to boost your productivity. Here are six of the [...]
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25 Essential Kindle Fire Apps for Small Businesses – 2012 Edition

Posted In TECHNOLOGY

The $199 Amazon Kindle Fire has been burning up the Android tablet sales charts and, at less than half the price of an iPad, it’s easy to understand why. Although many people use the Kindle Fire exclusively for media consumption, the device can also serve as a capable, portable productivity platform for small-business owners — [...]
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Tech Review: Microsoft Office Web Apps

Posted In TECHNOLOGY

Standard productivity suites such as OpenOffice and Microsoft Office are tops when it comes to sheer file-editing power, but they don’t offer much in terms of connected flexibility. If you need remote file access or real-time collaboration capabilities, you’re out of luck. Enter Microsoft Office Web Apps, online versions of four major Microsoft Office programs [...]
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7 Ways to Boost Your Google+ Business Presence

Posted In MARKETING

It’s official: Google+ is big and poised to get bigger. Google recently announced that its social network had surpassed 100 million users just nine months after its launch, and that means the value to small-business owners is both high and on the rise. Rather than wasting your time with a “Google+ Basics” post filled with [...]
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Capture Every Word With These 5 Voice Memo Apps

Posted In TECHNOLOGY

If you're into clichés, then you know a picture is worth a thousand words. If you listen to business owners, you know that your voice does a better job of telling a story. Whether you need to record a bolt of out-of-the-blue inspiration that strikes you on your morning walk or every word of a [...]
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Tech Review: HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus Multifunction Inkjet Printer

Posted In TECHNOLOGY

An impressive piece of hardware recently found its way into our eager hands: the HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus multifunction inkjet printer. Unfortunately for HP, we had just finished our review of the Lexmark OfficeEdge Pro5500 when it arrived — the fastest, smoothest, and most expensive inkjet we’d ever tested. Can the Pro 8600 Plus [...]
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5 Big Social Media Trends to Watch — and 2 You Can Ignore

Posted In SOCIAL MEDIA

The talking heads agree: Businesses large and small can benefit from using social media. Sounds easy, right? But there are so many sites and options, and social-networking trends seem to change at the speed of light. How do know where to focus your efforts? To help you find a signal amid all the noise, the [...]
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