Technology

What Actually Is Blockchain, and Do I Need It?

If you’ve heard of blockchain but don’t know exactly what it is and whether or not you need it, you aren’t alone. The simplest answer to “What is blockchain?” is: A blockchain is a decentralized, digitized ledger of any of transactions. The most recent transactions in your ledger are made of completed blocks. They are recorded and added to your ledger by date. If…
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Small Business

Tips for Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

Have you ever heard of an elevator pitch? It has nothing to do with the lovely music wafting through the speakers as you ride to the top floor. Instead, it’s all about pitching yourself or your business in those moment-in-time meetings you find yourself surprised…
Cyber Security

Security Tips for Taking Online Payments

This holiday season, you may experience the best sales of the year. People are shopping for unique gifts to bestow upon their loved ones and you might have exactly what they are looking for. You may be feeling a bit giddy at the thought of all the business you are about to…
Human Resources

Tips for Conducting Your Yearly Reviews

Ah, the end of the year. Time for the dreaded employee performance reviews. Before your annual headache starts kicking in, let’s talk about it. We could very well make the process easier for you.  Sitting down to decide how to rate your employees’ yearly…
Small Business

Your 2018 Small Business Checklist

2017 is coming to a close. Depending on the state of your business, you may be more than ready to say “Good riddance!”, or you may be looking back on some great times you had this year. Regardless of how 2017 treated you, it’s time to look forward and make plans for…