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Steps to having ever-reliable VoIP service

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony systems are great for today’s businesses. They are more mobile, have greater functionality, and cost less than traditional landline phones. But as with any technology, VoIP is vulnerable to disruptions due to equipment failure, disasters, and cyberattacks. Follow these tips to make sure your VoIP system can continue to […]

Boost productivity with these Microsoft Word tips

Microsoft Word is the go-to word processor for many businesses across all sectors. This popular tool is constantly updated with new features that make it even more useful and valuable for business use. Here are a few features that you should take advantage of to boost your productivity and efficiency at work. Work on Word […]

7 Ways to Foster Innovation in Your Company

Innovation is at the heart of any successful business. Companies in the long-tail game are adaptable. They are in tune with the changing needs and desires of their customers and are willing to fail along the road to successful innovation. Businesses can foster a culture of innovation in several ways:
Demonstrate leadership qualities 
When business founders, owners and CEOs are positive, passionate about the work they do and are motivated to work towards their vision for the future of their company, they foster a culture that is open to change and innovation.

Quick tips to save on cloud costs

Small- and medium-sized businesses are adopting cloud technologies. However, some business owners may not be aware of certain hidden costs. These costs don’t seem much at first, but they can eventually snowball. Follow these five tips to keep the cloud from breaking the bank. No standalones Cloud services come in various shapes and sizes, many […]

Reasons to automate small-business marketing

Over the years, marketing automation has become more accessible to small businesses. Thanks to innovative cloud solutions, large and small enterprises can reap the benefits of automating tedious marketing tasks. Here are a few advantages to automating your small business’s marketing efforts. Inbound lead assignment When you have phone calls, emails, and meetings piling up, […]

Employee Spotlight – Donavan

This month we’re going to introduce you to Donavan on our Service Desk team!  Donavan has been with us nearly a year so you may have already had the pleasure of speaking to him on the phone!  He’s calm, cool and collected and our partners have been raving about him.

7 Customization features to try on Windows 1o

Windows 10 offers a wealth of customization features designed to provide users with a truly personalized and intuitive experience. Whether it’s changing the color of your windows or rearranging the tiles on the Start menu, these features will make your Windows PC a better match for your needs and preferences. Check out some of them […]

Kristen’s Coconut Poke Cake

Kristen has been perfecting her coconut poke cake for a dear friend who is also a coconut lover. They think this version is the bomb! Hope you do too!

This is an easy-to-make, beautiful, rich coconut-y cake that ideally is made the day before (and kept refrigerated).
Ingredients:

1 box Betty Crocker Super Moist Vanilla cake mix (or your preferred vanilla cake mix)
3 eggs (or as mix directs)
½ cup vegetable oil (again as mix directs)
1 cup water (as mix directs)
1 bag (14 oz) Sweetened Coconut Flakes (any brand)
Coconut Extract (found in the baking aisle near the Vanilla Extract)
1 can Sweetened Condensed Milk
½ can Cream of Coconut (found either near the sweetened condensed milk or near the adult beverage mixes)
16 oz container of Cool Whip

Preparation:

Preheat oven as directed by cake mix.