Dan O'Shea

Dan O'Shea is a Chicago-based writer who has been covering telecom, mobile and other high-tech topics for nearly 20 years.

How to Get Better Hosted VoIP Services

How to Get Better Hosted VoIP Services

Many small-business owners want the flexibility of hosted voice-over-IP but not the lack of reliability and call quality. We asked a tech geek: Is there a way to get both?
This Crowdsourcing Site Helps Turn Business Ideas into Money
Starting a Business

This Crowdsourcing Site Helps Turn Business Ideas into Money

Ahhha.com is a social network that taps the collective wisdom of the masses.
How the Crowdfunding Site Peerbackers Got Its Start
Finance

How the Crowdfunding Site Peerbackers Got Its Start

Co-founder Sally Outlaw talks about how her site helps fledgling businesses find the money to get started.
A New App Can Help You Find a Place to Work on the Road
Technology

A New App Can Help You Find a Place to Work on the Road

A free service lets entrepreneurs on the move find a quiet, professional space to get some work done.
What You Need to Know About the Risks of Mobile Payment Apps
Technology

What You Need to Know About the Risks of Mobile Payment Apps

Learn how you can protect your business when it comes to point-of-sale systems for smartphones.
A New Tool to Help Businesses Check Out Who's Checking In
Marketing

A New Tool to Help Businesses Check Out Who's Checking In

Geotoko helps businesses reach customers of every check-in app persuasion.
How to Know When to Outsource IT
Growth Strategies

How to Know When to Outsource IT

When is the right time for an entrepreneurial business to outsource IT management to a remote provider?
How a New App Is Helping Hotels Fill Rooms
Technology

How a New App Is Helping Hotels Fill Rooms

A new mobile app helps the manager of an upstart New York City hotel fill empty rooms with travelers on the fly.
How Small Business Owners Can Guard Against Online Security Threats
Technology

How Small Business Owners Can Guard Against Online Security Threats

The question: As a small-business owner, how can I protect my business from looming online security threats?
Why Mobile-Friendly Websites Are Critical to Your Strategy
Technology

Why Mobile-Friendly Websites Are Critical to Your Strategy

Mobile applications redefined the user experience but represent only a pit stop in the continuing evolution.
Productivity

The New Paper: How Tablets Are Infiltrating the Workplace

Tablet computers begin to find their business niche as productivity and presentation enhancers.
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A Method for Travel Madness
Technology

A Method for Travel Madness

TripIt will help organize your travel chaos.
The New Power of Mobility
Growth Strategies

The New Power of Mobility

With devices that can do more and more, apps that can unshackle any operation and innovations like mobile video coming on the scene, mobility is becoming the entrepreneur's most critical tech tool.
Technology

Fight the Power Cord

Alternatives to traditional battery chargers can make technology even more freeing.
Technology

Pro on the Go

The Multi-Educator's Formulator Series is a collection of apps aimed at professionals in the architecture, electrical, waste management, building, engineer, HVAC and real estate segments.