Category Archives: Cloud Tools

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Tools We Like – Saasu

Online Accounting with Saasu We’ve been running small businesses for the best part of two decades, and like most we relied on MYOB and Quickbooks to keep track of the accounts. Originally it was MYOB and it worked well for us, although it had some serious limitations. MYOB was an absolute pig on a network for multiple users, a problem Continue Reading...
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Office 365 and Google Apps Comparison

Part 1 looked at typical in-house options for small business email, and explained why a move to the cloud is worth considering. In Part 2 we look at the pros and cons of the two biggest options – Office 365 and Google Apps. Both solutions work and provide both benefits and challenges. Both have some raving fans and some serious Continue Reading...
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Tools we Like – Evernote

Not sure how I ever survived without this one! Evernote is a personal organiser and productivity application that stores data in the cloud and syncs across all your devices. I use it to: Store quick text notes as I think of things (on my PC, Macbook and iPhone) Store information I use a lot – business information, frequent flyer and Continue Reading...
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Time to Migrate to Cloud Email

Part 1 Email is still the primary method of electronic communication in business, and for most businesses it is run in house on their own server. Home users have been using cloud based email forever (well at least since Hotmail arrived in the mid 1990’s – forever in internet years). There are now very few reasons to run an in Continue Reading...
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Introduction to Crowdsourcing

Want to cut your costs and speed up responses to routine tasks? Try crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing is about taking a task typically performed by an individual or small team and outsourcing it in an open way to a large group. Crowdsourcing started with simple tasks like data entry, but has rapidly expanded to provide graphic design and web sites, article writing, Continue Reading...