7 Reasons Your Google Apps & Social Media Data is At Risk

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Here on planet Earth, in 2012, the number of small businesses and startups that should not be networking, communicating, collaborating and organising online, is fast approaching zero. Hint: ‘Online’ is where customers, employees and partners are. Google Apps With good reason, many small businesses today are using Google Apps to email, schedule time, produce and [...]

7 Ways to Stop Running Around in Circles

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Are you frustrated you’re not being the person you want to be? That you’re not doing the things you want to do? And not having the things you want to have? What’s stopping you? Most of us seem to think it’s because we don’t have enough time. In those brief moments when we’re not blinkered by busywork, [...]

Are You Building The Cathedral?

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An old story tells of three stonecutters who were asked what they were doing. The first replied, ‘I am making a living.’ The second kept on hammering while he said, ‘I am doing the best job of stonecutting in the entire country.’ The third one looked up with a visionary gleam in his eyes and [...]

Setup An Automated Online Store: Shopify Review

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Want to sell products to 2 billion+ online consumers but don’t know where to start? Been offered crazy ‘all-over-the-shop’ quotes for a basic website with a PayPal button? Worried about security? For your customers and for you? Been thinking that getting a website up and running is one thing but getting it found by customers is [...]

How Can I Make My Business 100% Paperless?

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Sounds like a simple question, right? Wrong… This story is part of a series on being smart with paper which kicked off with The Paper Strategy.

The Paper Strategy

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I’ve lost count of the number of articles and blog posts I’ve seen on ‘Going Paperless’ as if that were an end in itself. Is it necessarily good to cut out all paper from our lives? If so, why?