Technology is constantly evolving and changing. Here are some resources that will help you.

5 Best Practices to Help Avoid Security Risks in Your Small Business

Over 43 percent of all cyber-attacks target small businesses. Only about 14 percent of small businesses can mitigate security risks and cyber risks, attacks, or vulnerabilities. Unfortunately, 60 percent of companies wind up going out of business within just six months of a cyber-attack.

While prevention is best, some small businesses may not know what to do to minimize their risk of an attack. One of the best ways to prevent security risks and protect any business is by implementing some best practices.

Keep reading to learn some best practices to avoid security risks in your small business.

How To Make The Best Choice Of An eCommerce Platform

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The world is slowly changing, and gone are the days when traditional trading methods were the order of the day. Nowadays, you can sell anything online as long as it is appealing enough to the targeted buyers. Businesses have improved tremendously since the introduction of enabled online transactions where you can sell products and services online at any time. Many selling platforms are created to facilitate online buying-selling activities.

These sites, which go by the name eCommerce platforms, enable people to transact online when buying and selling stuff. They act as intermediaries between buyers and sellers. You can decide to create your own eCommerce site or use the ones that have already been established. The established ones just require you to register and acquire an ID that people can identify you with.

Shared Hosting vs. Dedicated Hosting vs. Cloud hosting: A Comparative Review

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Hosting solutions have become an important part of the overall factors to consider when choosing a web platform as your CMS is only as good as the hosting solution that is powering it. While many people place their focus on the price of hosting, there is the need to avoid overlooking the most critical and important areas that affect the performance of your website. Here we will compare shared, cloud, and dedicated hosting.

A wrong choice of hosting solution may lead to an entirely slow website and also open you up to a variety of security problems such as data loss, breach, and server crash to mention a few.

How Big Data Impacts Inventory Management

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Many of us visualize inventory control as the incredibly time-consuming process of counting and noting on a clipboard the items on the shelves in a stockroom, warehouse, or store. But while some smaller businesses still accommodate putting pen to paper, others have too large an inventory to feasibly count each product in storage on a regular basis.

Indeed, manual inventory management is becoming more and more obsolete as big data continues to make large amounts of information available to everyone, not just the Fortune 500 companies in the world. Take a look at how big data influences the way businesses of all sizes to take control of their inventory:

How Is Automation Facilitating Exponential Growth For Start-ups?

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Automation is the new normal. Yes, you heard that right. Automation helps you derive more out of each passing moment. Today, companies cannot think of prospering without adequate automation tools. Right from salary and leave calculation to filing tax returns, automation makes life simpler and convenient. Today, the likes of Amazon have automated warehouses. In-built automation systems keep track of the products coming in and going out.

The likes of Salesforce Marketing Cloud helps you listen to what your customers are saying. It helps you get in touch with your customers across a host of channels such as social networks, emails, mobile, and web. Every single thing is integrated. It’s a small-small world.