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3 Quick Ways to Green Your Corporate Office

It's no secret that sustainability is en vogue. This is especially true when it comes to commercial real estate trends.

Employees are asking for greener offices, and managers recognize the productivity and health benefits of green design.

Creating a greener office space doesn't need to be expensive or time-consuming. If you're interested in crafting an eco-friendly office, there are a few quick, easy ways you can get started:

  1. Increase Employees’ Exposure to Natural Light
  2. Invest in Live Office Plants
  3. Reduce Unnecessary Energy Use

This article discusses how you can kickstart these three initiatives in your workspace. Take action without delay, and happier, more efficient employees will return your investment in sustainability.

Topics: Business Technology Business Success Tips Culture Change Ecology

Hire Virtual Characters to Sell, Impress and Engage Online

Virtual assistants, avatars, and virtual characters can be hired with a click and may help the entrepreneur to achieve business success.   Using virtual characters is still a new way of thinking that requires a large paradigm shift.  For a quick review of virtual characters, we will reference an expert on the topic.

Topics: Business Technology Guerrilla Marketing Ideas Internet Marketing

How Small Business Owners Can Leverage Cloud Hosting

Cloud computing has changed – and will continue to change – the way businesses approach their IT needs. While there is never one-size-fits all solution for any company, there are many ways to solve the different problems that business computing runs into. The cloud is an amazing resource that continues to improve, especially in efficiency and cost effectiveness.

Topics: Business Technology Cloud Computing

Is It Time to Buy a Business Phone?

Startups and small businesses often use personal phone lines for business use when they’re first starting out. While this may seem like the easiest and most cost-effective solution for your early months, you could be doing more damage to your business than you think. Having a business telephone can build your brand and help manage calls when you’re off in investor meetings or visiting clients. As your business begins to get off the ground and you’re considering a business telephone, you might be asking yourself a few questions.

Topics: Business Technology Technology

Skype vs TokBox

Do you have a question about whether Skype, Tokbox or Facetime is best?  To communicate long distances video chatting is helpful if you need to have a sense of body language.  By using a video cam, the person on the other end knows whether the listener is engaged or reading a book.  Which is the best tool for communicating? 

Topics: Business Technology Technology

How to Choose the Right Push Button Tech Tools (Software)

The never ending supply of push button tech tools baffles even the best entrepreneur.  Success is not always based on acquiring the latest software program.  Just as the electric screwdriver is now a way of life for the construction worker vs. the manual screwdriver so is the importance for having the right software to stay competitive. 

There are limits and over-consumption can create a mountain of trial and error.  Even the latest social media tools change the platforms so frequently that retraining and more retraining minimizes profits even though sales may increase.

How to choose the right software at the right time? 

Topics: Software Push Button Tech Tools Business Technology

Founder of Yotpo Shares Best and Worst Experiences during a Startup

The Best and Worst Experiences
During the Startup of Yotpo

Topics: Business Software Business Technology Startup Success Stories

iPad Competitors offers Entrepreneur 12 Choices for Business Training

Topics: Business Technology PC Tablet