SMBs

Small-to-medium businesses are driving innovation and rewriting tech buying rules.

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Avoiding Strategic Errors In Your Small Business Plan

    When it comes to business plans many of us think that is something that just the larger companies should do. But the truth of the matter is that even if you are only running a small business you are going to need to have some type of business plan so...

    Provided By BusinessKnowledgeSource.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Building A Business Plan

    Once you have a vision for your small business, it is important to start building your business plan. A business plan is helpful for allowing your business to gain the necessary funding to get started. This paper provides some tips that can help you build your business plan. The executive...

    Provided By BusinessKnowledgeSource.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Key Components Of Any Small Business Plan

    If you are going to start up your own small business, you need to have a great small business plan. Small business plans begin with ideas, so make sure that you look at your idea also. This paper provides some general guidelines to help you move from just an idea...

    Provided By BusinessKnowledgeSource.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Freelance Writer

    Many individuals and publications need a variety of different written content and some employ freelance employees to complete many different types of tasks. Freelance writers are self-employed writing professionals that provide a variety of writing services for many different purposes. Freelance writers typically need at least a bachelor degree in...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Survey Finds Widespread Use of Video Conferencing

    A survey commissioned by Global IP Solutions has found use of video conferencing technology to be widespread among business professionals. GIPS asked Research Now to survey 1,200 business professionals in the US and Asia regarding their use of video conferencing, and discovered some surprising results. Among the findings: In...

    Provided By Global IP Solutions

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    10 Steps To An Excellent Small Business Plan

    A small business plan is basically a document that serves as a tool for starting a small business or it can be considered as a guide that helps one to decide on the business objectives and the plan of action to meet them. This paper explains 10 steps to an...

    Provided By Hubpages

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Does Your Business Plan Include Risk Management?

    Putting together a business plan usually starts with a focus on an action plan that will lead to the operation of a successful business. How to achieve success is naturally what any new business owner should focus on but what about unplanned occurrences detrimental to the business? Catastrophe is not...

    Provided By Hubpages

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Five Key Reasons To Write A Business Plan For Your Small Business

    Many small business owners and startup entrepreneurs forego the steps involved for developing the business plan, and even though you may not need one to get your business in gear, there are some valuable reasons to create one. Your business plan serves a guide map and plan for each of...

    Provided By Hubpages

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How Receivables Factoring Works

    Be happy to know that you can make use of receivables factoring if you are a small business owner and you have to settle your dues now. A peace of mind answer, factoring can assist you avoid huge tax debts, and late filing penalty fees. This paper gives some helpful...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    4 Easy Low Budget Ideas To Market Your Small Business

    Marketing your small business doesn't have to be expensive or a long drawn out process. In fact, it's never been easier to build your image or your customer base on little or no money. The most you'll have to invest on this list is about 30 minutes of your time...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Five Strategies For Preventing A Cash Flow Disruption From Destroying Your Small Business

    Many small businesses run with a very tiny cash reserve. Eventually, that small cash reserve comes to bite them - often resulting in the closure of an otherwise successful business. Don't let that happen to you. Why not just use credit for that?" many small business owners will ask. To...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Avoiding Small Business Tax Mistakes

    Some businesses push the envelope when it comes to properly reporting their taxes, while others make genuine mistakes because they're unaware of changes in tax law. Regardless of the intent, it's important for every business to follow the rules when it comes to filing their taxes, or they could face...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Ten Ways To Effectively Reduce Your Small Business Energy & Technology Costs

    Many small businesses struggle with the costs of keeping up with technological demands. From buying computers and covering shockingly huge energy bills to paying for ISPs to covering the phone bill, technologies are a constant drain on our small business resources. This paper explains ten simple steps to take to...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Accounts Receivable Financing And Your Small Business

    Small businesses often need a working capital to take their business ahead to further growth. Sales and profit margins, though relevant, are secondary to cash in hand. The availability of funds to meet regular expenses, like rents, wages, maintenance, loan repayments and so on, are of great relevance. The cash...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Improve Account Receivables Collection?

    One of the problems that many small businesses will face is that they sometimes find it hard to collect account receivables and overdue invoices payment. By failure to do so, small businesses will run into cash flow problem which will affect their operations. Therefore, it is important for you to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Flight Attendant

    Flight attendants ensure the security and safety of traveling passengers and make sure flights are as enjoyable and comfortable as possible. They provide passengers with information on emergency evacuation and safety procedures, current weather conditions, flight time, and any special issues. Flight attendants must have at least a high school...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Customer Testimonial: Riverside Desktop Virtualization

    Riverside's I.T. department included only two PC technicians who were responsible for supporting more than 1,200 PCs, laptops and mobile devices across two medical campuses and multiple remote locations. Plus, they faced a costly refresh cycle for more than 900 PCs, the need for widespread deployment of new applications and...

    Provided By CDW

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    HP® Data Vault Series

    Official Site: Store, Protect, and Share Data for Your Small Business.

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Health Insurance Leads Marketing Today

    Health insurance leads from TSL are 100% exclusive, health insurance leads are a win-win for all the parties involved in lead generation. For insurance agents, the process of finding prospective leads is made simple when they can buy health insurance leads directly from lead generation companies. The lead generation companies...

    Provided By Jayde Online

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Service-Centric IT Operations Management in Small and Medium Enterprises: Challenges and Requirements

    Over the last few years, the heightened pace of innovation in service delivery technologies has increased the complexity of IT Operations Management for organizations of all sizes. This problem is particularly acute for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME's) including regional managed service providers - which have traditionally operated with a...

    Provided By RiverMuse

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Small Business Invoice Factoring

    Do you sell products or services to commercial or government customers? If you do, then you must be very familiar with having to wait 30, 40 or even 60 days to get paid by your clients. Most large businesses can afford to wait. Unfortunately, few small business owners can afford...

    Provided By Commercial Capital

  • Podcasts // Jan 2010

    Podcast: The Latest on Governance, Risk and Compliance

    Regulatory requirements can be challenging and expensive to manage for any organization. This podcast will address some of the most common challenges and how software and applications can ease this process. This podcast includes: How flexibility is important within the application to deal with changing regulations Providing greater transparency...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Mar 2010

    IBM Cognos 8 BI Demo

    Complete capabilities in one product, on a single architecture. See key features for both business and IT users, including Framework Manager, the Administration Console, and integration with Microsoft Excel.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Budget For Your Small Business

    Starting a small business can be an exciting, yet stressful endeavor. The reason for the stress is that most small businesses fail within the first three years of opening. One way to make sure your small business is successful is to create a budget and stick to it. If your...

    Provided By BusinessKnowledgeSource.com

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Non-Profits (And Small Businesses) Should Focus More On Design

    We love great products and services even more when they are designed well. Among the many reasons for our appreciation of good design is that it helps us understand things better. Design can simplify the mission of an organization or the purpose of a product. As a result, design helps...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Ready To Make That Deal? 5 Things To Keep In Mind

    As you navigate the world of small business, you'll be hit with challenges and opportunities you never anticipated. As you grow, you will increasingly encounter and interact with people who will compete with you, help you, collaborate with you, and try to rip you off - and they'll come from...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    How to Market and Sell Services with Webinars

    Let's face it: Marketing budgets are not growing by leaps and bounds. Instead, services marketers are honing their budget-stretching skills. There is, however, one cost-effective strategy that marketers are increasingly exploiting to reach prospects and deliver more qualified leads to sales: Webinars. This new Quantum Leap Marketing white paper...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • Presentations // Oct 2009

    Web Conferencing for Better Collaboration and Reduced Travel

    "Tell me and I'll forget. Show me and I might remember. Involve me and I'll understand." Hear Robert P. Mahowald, IDC research

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Smarter service data protection for SMBs

    As data volumes skyrocket, organizations of all sizes must work harder to keep their critical information safe. For small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), rapid disaster recovery is just as crucial to day-to-day operations as it is to larger enterprises. Find out how SMBs can better protect their server data outside...

    Provided By Iron Mountain

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Surprisingly, Women's Purchases Largely Uninfluenced By Social Networks

    Though highly engaged in social media, women on the whole say, surprisingly, it does not influence their purchase behavior. This paper shows few findings of the study, which polled more than 1,000 American women of various ages, geographies and types of household. 75% of women say they are "More active"...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    How To Get Your Small Business Covered In The Media

    Local advertising can be effective to reach a regional audience, but when it comes to exposure, nothing beats having a profile piece done on you and your business in the local, regional or even national media. Speaking to many small business owners, many often believe that getting mentioned in the...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    What Small Businesses Can Learn From ABC's "Shark Tank"

    Reality television, at its core, is typically about showcasing some type of conflict. Most often that conflict comes from relationships and unrealistic portrayals of "Real people" acting badly, hornily or greedily. Shark Tank is the reality show supposedly about business where entrepreneurs compete to get funding from already wealthy businesspeople...

    Provided By American Express

  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Business Productivity Online Suite - Highly Secure and Reliable Cloud Services

    Learn about fully hosted productivity tools in the cloud with Microsoft? Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS). With real time communication and collaboration tools, including, instant messaging, email, video conferencing, shared calendars, and SharePoint, BPOS is one suite that gets everyone working together. With BPOS, you can collaborate from virtually anywhere...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Downloads // Jan 2010

    Paragon Drive Backup 10.0 Server Trial

    This highly-rated tool set for backup and recovery provides powerful features to effectively protect valuable company data and systems. Experienced Windows users, Boot Camp users, system administrators and IT experts leverage robust technologies and time saving wizards to safely backup - and restore - the company's servers, workstations, and laptops....

    Provided By Paragon Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    20 Tips To Save Time & Money In Your Small Business And At Home

    These are difficult times and every small business (and large ones) needs to find ways to save money and time without delivering less value to their customers. Service to customers must be maintained, and product or service value is the key to continued business. If you don't need something, don't...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Putting Social Media In Real Life Context For SMBs

    It's hard not to be skeptical about the social media craze, especially if you're a small business that's struggling to find a way to bring business context to platforms like Facebook and Twitter. But small businesses with dime store budgets are taking bold leaps into the social media realm and...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    The 10 Natural Marketing Advantages Of Small Business

    Are you leveraging your natural advantages? Large organizations are beginning to wrestle with the reality that their markets want something more personal, more honest and real, from the companies they buy products and services from. It's obvious that small businesses possess natural advantages in this arena, so the rush is...

    Provided By American Express

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Sample Nurse LVN Resume

    The purpose of this sample nurse LVN resume is to secure your interview for the position of nurse LVN that you wish to fill. This sample nurse LVN resume is designed to give the best impression of your career. This nurse LVN resume example highlights your skills, experience, abilities, and...

    Provided By Best Sample Resume

  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Anthem Education Group: More Bang for the Buck

    Anthem Education Group was paying too much for a third-party service that charged a monthly fee for printer toner with a premium for service calls. The company needed to find a lower-cost solution for supplying, refreshing and supporting printers for its 23 campuses. The company evaluated several managed printing solutions...

    Provided By Dell

  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Crutchfield Case Study: A Win-Win Situation

    Fast growth had pushed Crutchfield's data center to the maximum capacity of its cooling unit. The company wanted to reduce the number of physical machines to avoid buying a new air conditioner as well as streamline server management. By implementing Microsoft? Windows Server? 2008 Hyper-VTM on DellTM PowerEdgeTM servers, Crutchfield...

    Provided By Dell