Email is an essential tool for a business’s productivity. While there are a wide variety of email programs out there, almost all of them rely on one of two major protocols: POP or IMAP. As a business owner, it would be a good idea to know what these protocols are and which of the two is better for your business.
Business has become a much more mobile affair, thanks largely in part to the various mobile devices and operating systems currently available. These systems all rely on apps to operate and there are a near limitless number of apps, that business users can benefit from.
If you have an iPhone and have updated it to iOS 8, you have likely noticed the drastically improved Notifications Center. Apple has finally added better functionality to this popular feature and even increased the overall usability. If you have been using this function, did you know that you can customize the Notifications Center?
Customizing Notifications Center with widgets
While the Notifications Center has been an iOS feature for a number of versions now, Apple finally added more functionality to the Center in iOS 8 by turning on widget support.
Google Analytics has become the most popular way for businesses of all sizes to track relevant website data like visitor information, clicks, links, etc. While this platform is useful, there is always the chance that it may not be configured properly, or your site may have data related weaknesses that inhibit useful data tracking.
One of the keys to business success is your staff. If you as a manager or business owner treat your employees well, your business has a better chance of running far more smoothly and will be far easier to manage too. While this is certainly easy to say, it can be a challenge to effectively manage employees in reality, and that’s where systems like Enterprise Resource Planning, or more specifically HR modules, can really help.
When first announced in April of 2014, Heartbleed was one of the biggest security issues ever uncovered. Companies scrambled to patch systems and ensure they were protected from this problem. While big news, there is a recently uncovered security flaw called Shellshock which could make Heartbleed look relatively small in comparison, and it is a potential problem you should be aware of.
Small to medium businesses, like restaurants, fashion boutiques, salons, and service-based businesses are constantly looking for ways to minimize expenses. One way to do this is by implementing a mobile payment solution. This form of payment is set to take off in the coming months, especially when you take into account the number of new systems introduced and available already.
Users who have an iPad 2 or newer are likely well aware of the fact that iOS 8 has been released, and many have probably already updated. While the new version of iOS does bring some interesting features, there are reports from some users that the battery is being drained far quicker than before they installed the update.
While there are numerous popular software suites out there for businesses, one of the most popular has got to be Microsoft’s Office. Over the past couple of years, different versions of Office have surfaced, including Microsoft Office 2013 and Office 365. While both types include Office, there is confusion as to the difference between them.
In business writing, the list is one of the more useful components. Lists make it easier to view important content or break up longer content into smaller more easily digestible parts. If you use Google Apps, and more specifically Google Docs, do you know how to add and format lists? Did you also know that Google has recently updated the way lists can be created?
Creating a bulleted/numbered list in a Google Doc
If you have text in a Doc that you would like to change into a bulleted or numbered list, you can do so by:
Highlighting the content you would like to be turned into a list.