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    • Guest Blog: 5 liquidation myths

      When a company goes into liquidation, simply the business and assets are sold and turned into cash for creditors. Usually liquidation is the last option to consider but if the business is no longer viable and is running up more and more debt, then liquidation can bring an end to these worries. Many business...
    • Guest Blog: Practices for employee surveys

      By Davis Miller The success of every business is directly linked to employee motivation. Enthusiasm and drive are traits that set apart successful companies from the mediocre ones. When a workforce is highly motivated to accomplish tasks, the results delivered are of superior quality. Eventually,...
    • Guest Blog: Very Cloudy SMB’s Future

      Predictions say that majority of SMBs today are expected to move into the cloud by end of the 2014 and give up their in-house IT departments entirely. A new survey in late 2013 by cloud service provider j2 Global revealed that among the surveyed – more than 1600 small business professionals...
    • Curious about the cloud? Here’s a free e-book that’s packed with answers

      Maybe you’re convinced that cloud tools are the future. Or maybe you’re not so sure. Whether you’re cloud sceptic or a cloud evangelist, it’s hard to get away from the topic these days. Trouble is, most of the information out there is written for IT pros who eat, sleep and...
    • Guest Blog: Three successful stories of real life negotiations

      Negotiating is a vital part of our lives, yet in business it’s critical if you want to achieve success. Bad negotiation skills will cripple a company just as easily as losing important clients. To some people, negotiations are common sense; for the rest of us, they’re uncommon and they often...