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Nine Ways to Make Managing Business Finances Easier

The tax-filing deadline is upon us. If you've recently had some uncomfortable conversations with your accountant, you may be wondering how to make the process go more smoothly in the future. You could start by using the following financial management tools and practices:

Accounting Software - You've probably heard of QuickBooks, but there are other excellent alternatives on the market as well.

Setting Goals, Not Rainbows, Is the Way to Your Pot of Gold

Maybe on March 17 you can count on the luck of the Irish, but we at SynchroNet prefer to put our faith in planning for success with proven, repeatable processes-e.g. The SynchroNet Way. And how, exactly do we know what constitutes that success? That's where goals come into play:

Set goals that truly provide motivation - Too often, we feel pressure to do things because other people believe it's what we should do, or we set goals in accordance with some mathematical algorithm for success.

What Does Your Smartphone Have in Common with a Leprechaun?

One is a magical being out of Irish lore, the other is a modern technological marvel. What could leprechauns and smartphones possibly have in common?

We don't really know where they come from - Yes, we know leprechauns are from Ireland, but where exactly in Ireland? Do they have a hometown? Heck, do they even have mothers and fathers?  All we know is that they can do some amazing things (if they feel like it) and they make funny sounds.

Inventions and Innovations Straight Outta Ireland

Since everybody is Irish on St. Patrick's Day, we thought we'd mention some  inventions that we can now claim as part of our newly acquired heritage. As listed at Irish Central (seriously, it's a website) here are 10 notable inventions by our Irish brethren:

Color Photography
Invented by John Joly, Bracknagh, Ireland (1857 - 1933)

According to singer Paul Simon, everything looks worse in black and white.

Can Your Business Survive A Disaster?

Can Your Business Survive A Disaster?

Disasters. They do happen — it’s only a matter of ‘when’. While most businesses acknowledge it, surveys show that only one in four companies worldwide have adequate protection in the event of a major disruption. We’re not talking about insurance here, but a Disaster Recovery (DR) plan that could save you thousands of dollars in losses and worse, a business closure.

The true story of an SMB attacked by hackers

The true story of an SMB attacked by hackers

When big companies like Dropbox or Ashley Madison are hacked, the whole world hears about it. But how often do you hear about cyber attacks on the SMBs of the world? Probably not often, or never. Well, today, that’s all about to change. The NY Times recently ran an article telling the story of a small business, just like you, who suffered a major cyber attack.

Simplifying business intelligence

Simplifying business intelligence

When it comes to business intelligence, you may think there’s no easier way to simplify your data than to organize it into a graph or chart. Business owners have been using this method for decades, so what else could be better than that? Well, a new product on the market is striving to make business intelligence even simpler.

More to social media value than meets the eye

More to social media value than meets the eye

When it comes to social media, figuring just what, if any, value it offers your business can be complicated. There is no exact science when it comes to figuring it out and even experts disagree as to just what is and is not important when measuring the value of your company’s social media.