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Top Tech Tips for Businesses

Keep your business systems secure by following this simple advice:

Top Tech Tips for Businesses

Cloud computing

Always check the flexibility and who is actually hosting your server, there are so many third parties, what happens if they go 'bust' will it affect your business?  Who actually own the data?

Business telephones - VoIP

By using VoIP, it can provide a cheaper way of communication, and however the main advantage can be the flexibility.  No need for expensive telephone system installations, you just need a solid Internet connection.

Secure your data

Protect your confidential files by backing up files, setting passwords on your computers and individual documents and changing them regularly.  Also make sure the data is in more than one place.

What's everyone else doing?

Talk to other business similar in size and structure to see who they prefer to use for their IT support. Also, make sure you choose a company that fits in with your geographic location and understands what direction you want the business to go in.

What's the latest online app?

Regularly search online to see if there have been improvements in software to help the processes within your business, there are over 150 new apps released every day!

Still sending letters? Use E-mail to communicate

By using emails you are able to communicate effectively and quickly with the recipient rather than sending letters by the post which could take days. Also you have a comprehensive paper trail all searchable with the click of a button!

Get a smartphone!

By having a smartphone, you don't just have to keep work in the office, you are able to manage your business on-the-go! – Just make sure you are able to sync everything through it.

Use Google Analytics

This allows you to monitor traffic to your website which in turn, gives you a better understanding on where to focus your marketing strategies. Also search 'Zero moment of truth (ZMOT) this is a study completed by google about how people use and navigate websites, well worth a look!

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