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Solution Finder: Online Point-of-Sale Systems

Virtually every business needs a system to collect payment and track sales. New point-of-sale (POS) systems are robust tools and …

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Solution Finder: Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)

If you employ others—and plan to make more hires as you grow and scale your business—consider applicant tracking systems (ATS) …

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Solution Finder: Website Analytics Programs

How is your website performing? We should all be asking this question on a regular basis, any time changes are …

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Solution Finder: Fleet Management Systems

It isn’t easy to oversee a fleet of vehicles—or the drivers who operate them. Your carefully planned schedules can change …

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Solution Finder: Internet Security

Every day, businesses—big and small—are hit by viruses, hacking attempts, and phishing attempts. The costs to undo the damages they …

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Solution Finder: Inventory Management Systems

Looking for real-time inventory visibility? There are lots of systems that can help you track what you have on hand, …

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Solution Finder: Office Phone Solutions

For many businesses, phone systems provide one of the first points of contact with customers. Few spend time thinking of …

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Solution Finder: Email Marketing Services

Email marketing continues to be a powerful way to reach new customers, stay in front of existing customers, and convert …

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Solution Finder: Computers for Your Business

We’re all familiar with computers—most of us use them every day—but when it comes to understanding features like processing power, …

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Choose a bookkeeping program.

Bookkeeping solutions help your business track its payables and receivables in a single site. They also help you take on the daily accounting tasks that are critical for your business. 

Similarities often end there; many have features that distinguish their solution from others on the market. In our guide to small business bookkeeping solutions, you can learn about the key attributes you should consider so you can purchase a program with confidence.

Select a CRM solution.

Business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) organizations alike thrive when they know they customers' needs, preferences, and buying patterns. Many large organizations opt for custom customer relationship management (CRM) solutions, but off-the-shelf options can be quite effective in bolstering customer relationship. 

Our guide to CRM solutions can help you evaluate your options.

Evaluate shift scheduling solutions.

You could save a significant amount of time each week by investing in an employee shift scheduler. Many affordable, off-the-shelf solutions will allow you to plan shifts, approve time-off requests, rework your calendar, and approve reassignments with minimal disruption to your day, allowing you to focus on other essential tasks. 

What features should you consider? Read our guide to investigate your options.