30 03, 2014

Is Quickbooks Online the Right Solution for Your Small Business?

By |2014-11-09T23:17:25+00:00March 30th, 2014|Cloud Tools|Comments Off on Is Quickbooks Online the Right Solution for Your Small Business?

Accounting is an essential ingredient in a well organized enterprise. It is the heart of any organization controlling the cash flow or life blood of an organization. Historically, accounting software has been clunky, slow and complicated. When Quickbooks 2010 stopped receiving support in May 2013, I knew I had to find a better way of [...]

13 12, 2013

My 30 Days with MS Office 365 (While Traveling)

By |2014-11-09T23:19:55+00:00December 13th, 2013|Cloud Tools, MS Office|Comments Off on My 30 Days with MS Office 365 (While Traveling)

We recently began a consulting project that requires us to produce a deliverable document that could quickly amount to several hundred pages of information. I have experience managing and organizing large documents like this and already know that Google Docs is not going to be up to the task. Since I became a Google Apps [...]

27 07, 2013

How the Cloud Allowed Me to Become a Mac Guy

By |2017-08-15T12:21:14+00:00July 27th, 2013|Cloud Tools|Comments Off on How the Cloud Allowed Me to Become a Mac Guy

I have always been an Apple fan, but it seemed fate wanted me to learn Windows. To me, the cost of switching over to Mac and re-buying all of my favorite software was always too big a barrier. Once I had moved my organizational infrastructure to the cloud, I was able to overcome my software struggles and [...]

2 04, 2013

Getting Started with ShareFile

By |2014-11-10T00:01:00+00:00April 2nd, 2013|Cloud Tools|Comments Off on Getting Started with ShareFile

Throughout my time working in finance and banking I encountered many different ways of "securely" transmitting data back and forth that ranged from simple excel spreadsheet passwords to more advanced secure FTP deployed by banks and other major financial institutions. Security is always a major topic, but smaller companies have always felt these tools were [...]

26 01, 2013

The “Cloud” and How Your Small Business Can Benefit

By |2014-11-10T00:34:24+00:00January 26th, 2013|Cloud Tools|Comments Off on The “Cloud” and How Your Small Business Can Benefit

The term "cloud" is quickly becoming part of our everyday vocabulary, though many people we speak with don't really understand what it is or how it can be beneficial to their business or personal lives. The "cloud" is a generic term describing the use of remote servers to store and manage applications and files.  The [...]

25 01, 2013

Adobe Ideas – iOS & Android App

By |2014-06-13T22:02:20+00:00January 25th, 2013|Cloud Tools|Comments Off on Adobe Ideas – iOS & Android App

Since joining the Adobe Creative Cloud a few months back, the Adobe touch apps have become an integral part of our design workflow. The Adobe Ideas touch app is a very versatile tool for early in the design process giving you mobile design flexibility while easily integrating with your Adobe Desktop apps like Illustrator, InDesign and [...]

5 01, 2012

Square – Swipe Credit Cards Right from Your Smart Phone

By |2014-06-08T03:53:10+00:00January 5th, 2012|Cloud Tools, Payment Processing|Comments Off on Square – Swipe Credit Cards Right from Your Smart Phone

Accepting payments online is a great start, but for a mobile small business taking payments on the spot, no matter where you are is invaluable. Square, a new mobile payment start-up backed by PayPal founder Peter Thiel offers mobile payment solutions allowing businesses to swipe credit card payments on iPhone, iPad and Android devices. Square [...]