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Jonathan Blum

Jonathan Blum is a freelance writer and the principal of Blumsday LLC, a Web-based content company specializing in technology news.

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Printing from Tablet PCs Made Easy

Printing from Tablet PCs Made Easy

Here's a look at three options for mobile printing and what you'll need to do to simplify the process.
June 13, 2011 in Office Tech
Web-Based myMonolog Can Make Transcribing Easier

Web-Based myMonolog Can Make Transcribing Easier

A new service combines the sound-recording applications available on most smart phones with an online transcription marketplace.
June 8, 2011 in Apps & Software
Laptops That Last

Laptops That Last

A guide to the best rugged portables for the price
June 7, 2011 in Office Tech
A 24-Hour Social Media Marketing Plan for Your Startup

A 24-Hour Social Media Marketing Plan for Your Startup

It's easy to waste time on Facebook and Twitter. Consider this game plan for new business owners in a hurry.
June 7, 2011 in Social Media
Four Ways to Save on Calling When Abroad

Four Ways to Save on Calling When Abroad

Follow these tips to help ensure you don't get a monster phone bill the next time you travel overseas.
June 3, 2011 in Mobile

An Experiment in Social Media Marketing: Buying Twitter Followers

An Entrepreneur contributor gets his social media followers the old-fashioned way: He buys them.
June 1, 2011 in Online Marketing
A New Smartphone from Motorola Redefines Mobile Computing

A New Smartphone from Motorola Redefines Mobile Computing

The 4G Atrix offers surprisingly powerful portable working experience.
May 24, 2011 in Mobile
A New Option to Save on Web Access for Overseas Travelers

A New Option to Save on Web Access for Overseas Travelers

If you've been stung by high international roaming bills, consider packing this low-cost modem for your next business trip.
May 18, 2011 in Mobile
A New Conference-Call Tool Makes Group Calls from the Road Easier

A New Conference-Call Tool Makes Group Calls from the Road Easier

Jabra's new portable speakerphone makes it easy to organize a group call on the go.
April 26, 2011 in Office Tech
Three Tips for Video Conferences on a Mac

Three Tips for Video Conferences on a Mac

A guide to boosting the video collaboration aptitude of your Apple devices
April 26, 2011 in Office Tech
A New Do-It-Yourself Alternative to Groupon

A New Do-It-Yourself Alternative to Groupon

PeopleDeals combines customization and a lower-cost offer for social-media coupons. But will the tool be too time-consuming for the average small retailer to be practical?
April 26, 2011 in Online Marketing
Roundup: QR Code Tools

Roundup: QR Code Tools

The quick-response code is the hipster marketing must-have of the moment. Here's a look at what you'll need to get started.
April 19, 2011 in Online Marketing
Review: Microsoft Office 365 for Small-Business Users in the Cloud

Review: Microsoft Office 365 for Small-Business Users in the Cloud

Our tech columnist reviews the new web-based portfolio of services designed for small companies.
April 18, 2011 in Office Tech
BlackBerry's New Tablet Not Ready for Prime Time

BlackBerry's New Tablet Not Ready for Prime Time

RIM is set to release its Playbook next week, but the rollout could disappoint small-business users
April 15, 2011 in Office Tech
A Blackberry Mobile Conferencing App for Small-Business Users

A Blackberry Mobile Conferencing App for Small-Business Users

If you were thinking of ditching your BlackBerry, this new service isn't likely to make you change your mind.
April 8, 2011 in Mobile
Review: Skype Manager for Small-Business Call Services

Review: Skype Manager for Small-Business Call Services

The popular calling service rolls out big-company features for smaller enterprises.
April 6, 2011 in Apps & Software
Review: An iPad Keyboard for Work on the Go

Review: An iPad Keyboard for Work on the Go

A look at the tyPad combo keyboard and cover for mobile business users.
April 1, 2011 in Office Tech
A New Bluetooth Device Makes You Hands-Free Without the Hurt

A New Bluetooth Device Makes You Hands-Free Without the Hurt

A new Bluetooth device from Bose makes you hands-free without the hurt
March 22, 2011 in Mobile
The Man Behind Google Docs on Opportunities in the Cloud

The Man Behind Google Docs on Opportunities in the Cloud

How business owners can get the most from Web-based tools -- and how to pitch your business idea to Google.
March 21, 2011 in Apps & Software
Three Online Tax Resources for Small-Business Owners

Three Online Tax Resources for Small-Business Owners

Looking for ways to make Tax Day a little less painful? These websites might have what you need.
March 16, 2011 in Tax Center
Need a Tech Upgrade? Eight Tools to Consider

Need a Tech Upgrade? Eight Tools to Consider

The recession hasn't put a crimp on technological innovation, and deals abound. Here are eight worthy contenders.
March 8, 2011 in Office Tech
AppTank: An App-Developer Marketplace

AppTank: An App-Developer Marketplace

Have app plans but need someone to build it? Here's an alternative to looking on Craigslist.
March 7, 2011 in Apps & Software
A Look at Three E-Mail Newsletter Tools

A Look at Three E-Mail Newsletter Tools

If you're just starting with e-newsletters or need a change, here's a rundown of some options.
February 24, 2011 in Tools & Services
Tools for Keeping Track of Work Hours

Tools for Keeping Track of Work Hours

We review three time-sheet apps that can help bosses and employees watch the clock.
February 22, 2011 in Tools & Services
A Look at Low-Cost Cameras Ready for Business

A Look at Low-Cost Cameras Ready for Business

A good camera can help you enhance everything from your social media profile to your product spec sheets.
February 22, 2011 in Office Tech
Review: The HD Pro Webcam C910

Review: The HD Pro Webcam C910

Logitech's new HD Pro Webcam C910 lets you see the good, the bad and the weird mole on your client's face.
February 22, 2011 in Office Tech
Review: Fuze Meeting

Review: Fuze Meeting

Our tech columnist explores the pros and cons of this low-cost web conferencing tool, which rivals GoToMeeting.
February 7, 2011 in Apps & Software
Tomorrow's Small-Business Tech Tools

Tomorrow's Small-Business Tech Tools

Here's a look at three new gadgets that could raise your company's game.
January 26, 2011 in Office Tech

Microsoft Office for Mac Gets an Update

Mac users get access to new e-mail and better PC integration with an updated version of Microsoft’s business software.
January 25, 2011 in Technology
A New All-In-One Printer from Lexmark

A New All-In-One Printer from Lexmark

Lexmark boosts the style factor for all-in-one printers with its new Genesis.
January 25, 2011 in Office Tech