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  • 7 Reasons Azure Backup is an Affordable Option for Cloud Backup

    For businesses and organizations across industries, data backups are vital. You have to make sure that even in the event something happens to your sometimes confidential data, you can quickly restore it to prevent significant hurdles to continuing your normal operations. If no backup solution is in place, even getting back to regular business ops […]

  • Microsoft Cloud Resources for Non-Profits are Making a Difference

    Technology has enabled companies in every industry to simply do more with less. That has been great news for businesses everywhere with perhaps one exception, non-profit organizations. What is ironic but hardly funny about that is this, of all the companies and organizations that could most benefit from being able to do more with less, […]

  • How Microsoft Cloud Resources Can Help Non-Profits Improve Their Operations

    In many ways, the operations of non-profit organizations like yours differ from its for-profit counterparts. Your goals (and value propositions) tend to be related less to helping stakeholders maximize income and more to helping your community and other social causes. Of course, that dedication also tends to come with its limitations. Managing a non-profit tends […]

  • 3 Tips for Effective E-Commerce

    3 Tips for Effective Ecommerce

    Electronic commerce or ecommerce is basically the buying and selling of a company’s products or services online.  Ecommerce can help a business expand into a new competitive marketplace. The advantage for a business to expand to ecommerce is the ability to virtually sell a  product or service anywhere on the planet with just anybody. Companies […]

  • 6 Things an Extremely Reliable Web Host Will Have

    Choosing a high quality web host is one of the most important decisions that a business can make regarding their online presence. Evaluating web hosts can be difficult. They all make similar promises, and you must dig a little deeper to truly evaluate what kind of service you can expect from a given company. There […]

  • Is Your Shoestring Budget Hurting Your Business?

    The hugely successful business with humble beginnings is the stuff of legends. There is no shortage of stories of successful businesses starting out in a garage or as the part-time diversions of busy college students in need of some extra cash. Today, the Internet is full of opportunity for the cash strapped entrepreneur to bootstrap […]

  • Five Reasons Why So Many Ecommerce Stores Fail

    That so many e-commerce business startups fail (80% or more) should not come as a surprise since most business startups fail regardless of their type. However, e-commerce business failures happen because of reasons specific to the online world in addition to fundamental business oversights. The online business landscape has matured since the wild west days […]

  • Forrester predicts the private cloud is “doomed” cloud platform.

    Many SMBs today struggle with making the right buying decisions given the blur of advertising and messaging scattered across the digital landscape; this, even though sellers of may not be over-selling their product lines, rather there are so many features to wade through. Add the fact that more businesses are opting to use a cloud […]