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Starbucks: A Model of Success

A new book offers a glimpse behind Starbucks’ massive success. Pour yourself a cup of inspired leadership, and maybe you can caffeinate your business. If you’re an entrepreneur in need of an energy jolt, odds are that you head straight to Starbucks. And if you’re looking for a jolt of business inspiration, you’d be hard […]

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3 Reasons a Guest Wi-Fi Network Makes Sense

You can’t beat the convenience of a wireless network. In fact, Wi-Fi is so popular and effective that some new small businesses have opted out of a wired network altogether in favor of the fast 802.11n wireless standard. However, small business owners should also consider creating a Wi-Fi guest network. A guest network uses a different SSID from […]


5 Ways to Lose Customer Data and Possibly Your Business

Most small businesses don’t employ full-time I.T. staff, choosing instead to outsource technical support to outside firms and Cloud providers. This makes it even more crucial that business owners recognize and watch for leaks that could compromise customer financial information and private health data. Failing to do so could cost you the very business you’ve […]


Atlanta Employees Just Kinda Content

Do you wake up each morning so darn happy to go to work? Atlanta is just “meh” on a new survey of overall worker contentment. Glassdoor, an online jobs and career site, polled employees in the 50 largest U.S. metro areas about overall job happiness, as well as satisfaction in areas including compensation and benefits, senior […]


New Startups Prime Targets for Cyberattacks

Startups take note: Cybercriminals are onto you. Cyberattackers can sniff out new businesses to target as quickly as two months after they come into existence, according to a new report from cybersecurity firm Symantec. By the time a startup is five months old, it has already been targeted by hundreds of spam messages and malware. […]

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Top 5 Small Business Tech Problems

With everything that small business owners have to worry about, from meeting rising customer expectations to managing limited resource, developing and maintaining the most effective technology practices tends to fall to the back burner.  In order to help small businesses improve in the technological arena, this article discusses specific problems and how to solve them.