The Benefits of Online Time Management Systems:

By Shan Balasuriya Posted Date: 2014-07-18

There is a lot of information that needs to be monitored besides just recording the times employees are clocking in and clocking out when it comes to maintaining proper time and attendance records in an organization. In addition to an employee's work hours, a good time management system can help keep track of the vacation or sick days as well as projects they may be working on. Certain time management systems can also help organize employee schedules and assign them to certain projects or jobs.

Manually recording this information can be strenuous and can be inefficient, as a result many businesses are starting to use automated time management systems instead. Below we discuss some of the main benefits that come with using an online time management system...



Top Technology Tips for Small Businesses:

By Shan Balasuriya Posted Date: 2014-07-10

In this modernized world technology has become an integral part of business and it is vital that all businesses have the right technology infrastructure and network architecture. Various different forms of technology have helped businesses expand rapidly, increase productivity and efficiency as well as improve their overall quality of service. Whether you are starting a new business or have an existing business you must consider how you can incorporate technology within your business model and the positive impact it will have.

Below we discuss useful technology tips for business...



Some Useful Tips When Reviewing Your Website's SEO

By Shan Balasuriya Posted Date: 2014-07-03

Search Engine Optimization is fundamental for any newly designed or existing websites. SEO for business websites is a great way to create an online presence, drive traffic as well as generate leads and conversions through your business website. It is important that SEO is made an integral part of any small business online marketing strategy so that the business website will effectively appear in search results.  

Here are some tips to look into when reviewing your website SEO...



How the Right Technology Can Improve Your Café's Clientele Experiences

By Shan Balasuriya Posted Date: 2014-06-30

Access to the right technology can make running a café' more rewarding for you as a proprietor and it can also serve to enhance your clientele's experiences, making them more likely to return and spread the word about your establishment.

EPOS systems - Enhance everyone's time

EPOS (Electronic Point of Sale) is an aspect of café proprietorship to look into when implementing technological solutions for your café's needs.

Admittedly, many small café's have little need of EPOS systems, though if you're doing a healthy trade and you'd like to implement technological solutions that make life easier for yourself and enhance your clientele's experiences, it's something to look into further...



Fundamental characteristics that makes the 'Internet of Things' what it is:

By Shan Balasuriya Posted Date: 2014-06-25

The internet of things will revolutionize the way we interact with our devices as well as the way technology influences our lives. Last week we discussed what the 'internet of things' actually means and its implications on the future of online business technology. This move towards better connectivity and data gathering within devices which were once passive will drive both larger and smaller businesses to transform significantly. Today on our technology blog we discuss the main attributes that actually make up the internet of things and what converts a general stand-alone device into a module in the internet of things...



What is The Internet of Things?

By Shan Balasuriya Posted Date: 2014-06-18

The internet of things has been all the hype lately and you may have heard the phrase being used often in the tech world. But what is the internet of things really and how does it impact the future of technology?

The internet of things basically means a network where all kinds of devices will be inter-connected with each other, it is a major change from the traditional 'internet' which is essentially network connections between standard computing devices. The internet of things will revolutionize the way technology is incorporated into our day to day lives. It means that billions of devices of all forms will be able to communicate with each other, for instance your fridge will be able to tell you if you're low on milk, or you'll be able to control door locks remotely. The possibilities are endless, the internet of things or IoT will connect the majority of devices we interact with daily to the internet and will make them smartphone accessible as well as responsive.....



The Top 4 Cloud Based Small Business Services:

By Shan Balasuriya Posted Date: 2014-06-11

Cloud based applications and services offer ideal online solutions for small businesses that want to improve productivity and efficiency. Last week we discussed some of the main advantages of using cloud based applications for business, such as cost, scalability, reliability, performance and security.

Small businesses can reap the benefits of not having to deploy physical infrastructure like file & email servers, network storage systems, or expensive software by making use of cloud based applications. Today we look at the top 4 small business services that cloud based applications can provide, as well as some of the available applications in the market that can be used for these services....

 



The Advantages of Cloud Based Systems & Applications for Business:

By Shan Balasuriya Posted Date: 2014-06-05

When Business IT systems are moved or extended over the internet to increase the current scope and capabilities as well as to improve efficiency within the business, it is known as Cloud Computing. It is essentially setting up a virtual office which will give you the freedom to stay connected with your business anywhere, anytime. There are many benefits to cloud based systems especially for small to medium businesses, with reduced upfront costs and increased productivity it can help them streamline their operations so they can focus on their core business.... 



Using Mobile Computing Technology For Your Business

By Shan Balasuriya Posted Date: 2014-05-28

Mobile technologies such as tablets and smartphones have a great consumer appeal and are very popular devices in the market. In addition to cheaper mobile hardware there is significant development in mobile communication technology as well: with low-cost, high-speed data networks, availability of 3G/4G and RFID tags. But the question we need to be asking is: How can this growth in mobile technology help businesses?

Besides their appeal in the consumer market mobile computing devices like tablets and smartphones are starting to provide more game-changing functionality that can transform the way business is done and propel them into a new era of mobility...



Keep Your Business in Tune with the Local Listing

By Shan Balasuriya Posted Date: 2014-05-26

The biggest challenge for a local business is how to attract customers. In this digital world, people like to use internet on their handheld devices to search the local businesses. Local businesses can reach out to these potential customers by listing on local business directories. All they need is to be in tune with them. How?

The points listed below will inform you how to keep your business in tune with the local listing

  • UNAP 
    For a business to be in tune with the local listing, a consistent UNAP is of huge significance. UNAP stands for Url, Name, Address and phone number. Since we are talking about local listing your site will show up in results when searched locally. Therefore, a business in order to be listed in local directories should specify the business website url, the name, address and the phone numbers clearly....