Tomorrow — November 30th — is National Computer Security Day, an annual event observed since 1988 to help raise awareness worldwide of computer-related security issues. It should also serve as a reminder to small business owners to protect their computer networks from hackers, fraudsters and identity thieves.
Thanksgiving is a time for us to acknowledge all for which we are thankful. In business, there is no doubt that the customer is always at the top of that list. Where would you be without the consumers who buy your goods and services? Unless you’re giving it away for free, you’d be closing up shop. That’s why the holiday season is not the only time to say thank you.
We’re just three days out from Small Business Saturday® 2013, and hopefully your small business is ready! Here are a few last-minute tips for making the annual nationwide observance scheduled for Saturday, November 30th more than just a 24-hour event.
A paperless society has long been predicted by academics. In fact, more than three decades have passed since Professor F. W. Lancaster prognosticated on the subject in his 1978 “Toward Paperless Information Systems.” In small business, new tools are bringing the workplace closer to a paperless environment.
If you’re interested in achieving higher sales and a new marketing strategy for your small business, consider cross-selling. It’s a technique that can work for both traditional retail and online companies, it’s easy to implement, it’s free — and the holidays are the perfect time to give it a try!