Entrepreneur: Latest from bMighty.com http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 15 May 2009 00:00:00 GMT IT Training Tools For Even the Tightest Budget Consider these 2 resources to help you train your IT staff on the cheap. Fri, 15 May 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/201674 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/201674 Q&A With Cynthia Francis Of Reality Digital: Why Build A Social Community For Your Business? With so many of your customers and potential customers using social media, can you afford not to? Increasingly, the answer is no. Launching a social media program is cheaper and faster than you might think, but beware of the pitfalls. Fri, 17 Apr 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/201318 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/201318 Should You Socialize Your Hiring? Some midsize companies, like MTM Technologies, are using social recruiting to attract better talent with lower recruiting costs by tapping employees' social networking contacts. Thu, 02 Apr 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/201048 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/201048 Tech Makes Donating Easier Click & Pledge's Software-as-a-Service technology helps organizations of all sizes connect with donors even in today's troubled economy. Thu, 26 Mar 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200938 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200938 5 Server Operating Systems For Your Business When it comes to choosing a server OS for your business, look for security, stability and collaboration. Thu, 19 Mar 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200856 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200856 Are Product Delimiters Poised To Fade Away? As new, integrated products are delivered rather than autonomous storage systems, servers, and network equipment--a change that may have placed Cisco and Juniper on a collision course--businesses will need to determine how that will impact their business. Thu, 12 Mar 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200686 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200686 11 Ways To Spend Smart On Tech In 2009 In a time of economic downturn, IT must focus on getting the best bang for its buck without being distracted by flashy marketing. Keep a clear head and these 11 tech trends in mind while making business investment decisions in 2009. Thu, 05 Mar 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200470 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200470 The Top 6 SMB Communications Pain Points A new Siemens-sponsored poll of SMB communications "pain points" lays out the top communications barriers facing small and midsize companies. But the study also presents some stark contrasts with bMighty's own UC research. Thu, 26 Feb 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200368 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200368 How The Stimulus Bill Will Affect Smaller Businesses Find out what's in it for small businesses in this Q&A with Chas Roy-Chowdhury. Tue, 17 Feb 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200234 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200234 Scale Back Your Corporate Network Learn how small businesses are preparing to scale back deployments, close offices, consider outsourcing, lay off staff and rethink adopting technologies such as VoIP and unified communications. Thu, 12 Feb 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200060 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200060 The Choice For Your Business: Netbook Or Smartphone? Consider the details before your company invests in a new netbook vs. a smartphone. Thu, 05 Feb 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199942 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199942 How To Choose The Best Linux For Your Business This guide to understanding the differences will help you pick the distro your business needs. Mon, 02 Feb 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199856 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199856 Inauguration Day: What Businesses Can Expect From The Obama Administration As Barack Obama becomes the 44th president of the United States, bMighty looks at what the new administration will mean for your business in terms of small-business policy, technology, security and privacy, and more. Wed, 21 Jan 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199670 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199670 Top Three Networking Trends For 2009 Given the global economic turmoil, business owners and vendors will be conservative in the new year. Rather than embracing dramatic new technologies with potential, the focus will shift to maximizing technologies that have recently gained wider acceptance. Thu, 08 Jan 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199430 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199430 Last-Minute Year-End Tax Tips It's not too late for year-end tax planning. Here are some recommendations about what business owners should purchase now--and how to afford it--so they can deduct it later. Mon, 29 Dec 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199348 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199348 Mid-Market Heroes: Opting For Online Content Management Tired of e-mailing documents and dealing with compatibility issues, one company turned to a document management site. Learn how to find the right content management system for your business. Thu, 18 Dec 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199220 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199220 Q&A With Adaptive Planning's Bill Soward How planning can help your company cope with today's economic turmoil. Thu, 04 Dec 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199050 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199050 Q&A With Darrell Rodenbaugh: Securing Your Business In One Hour A Week IT managers in small and midsize businesses have less than an hour each week to manage security threats. McAfee's midmarket senior VP discusses meeting this challenge and the five areas that spawn 80 percent of security problems. Thu, 06 Nov 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/198354 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/198354 On-Demand Staffing: Online Labor Exchanges Come Of Age From Elance to eBay, Lime Exchange to Craigslist, today's online labor exchanges offer resource-strapped businesses easy, on-demand access to workers with specialized skill sets --and you pay only for what you use. Mon, 03 Nov 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/198454 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/198454 Q&A With Jeff Cornwall: Entrepreneurs, Growing Businesses, And A Changing Economy In the face of financial turmoil, business owners are scouring their budgets for places to reduce spending, but Jeff Cornwall, the author, academic, and leading blogger, says there are places where you shouldn't cut back, especially during a recession. Thu, 30 Oct 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/198276 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/198276 1 Midsize Organization Busts 5 Cloud Computing Myths Anthony Hill, CIO of Golden Gate University, debunks the conventional wisdom on cloud computing security, capital expenses, risk management, switching vendors, and service level agreements. Thu, 23 Oct 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/198172 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/198172 What's Next For IP Networks? Expanding IP networks could help small and midsize businesses collect information, such as energy usage, that would help lower operating costs. Tue, 14 Oct 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/197918 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/197918 8 Strategy Secrets For Midlevel Managers Learn the latest insider tips to becoming an exemplary midlevel manager. Tue, 07 Oct 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/197572 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/197572 6 Ways to Become a Better Leader How to prepare for the duel roles that come with being a leader: managing people and ideas. Thu, 25 Sep 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/197428 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/197428 Q&A With David Allen: How Growing Businesses Can Get Things Done Renowned productivity guru David Allen shares his insights about working smarter and tips to help managers promote a culture of productivity and accountability within a department or across an entire company. Mon, 22 Sep 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/197296 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/197296 5 Structural Elements of Strategy Strategies fail over and over again for the same reason: businesses ignore the 5 key structural elements of strategy. Miss one and your strategy is doomed to fail. Thu, 11 Sep 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/196932 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/196932 How to Spread the 'Small is the New Large' Gospel Growing companies are inherently nimble and can capitalize on the shifting landscape of technology. Wed, 03 Sep 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/196832 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/196832 Yelp Controversy Exposes Dark Side Of Web 2.0 Web 2.0 and user-generated content are great news for growing companies, helping them reach out without huge marketing budgets. But some social networks are turning mean or trying to take advantage of their power. Thu, 14 Aug 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/196440 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/196440 Fewer Choices for Wireless Customers A market that helps vendors and not customers doesn't bode well for small and midsize businesses. Tue, 08 Jul 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195768 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195768 5 Reasons Why Strategy Fails Understanding the 'worst' practices helps small businesses do better. Wed, 02 Jul 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195354 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195354