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Surveillance System Builder: How to Choose Components to Ensure Video Retrieval

Crime and antisocial behavior come at great cost to business and the community. From graffiti, vandalism and theft, to world events that demonstrate the vulnerability of public places to attack, surveillance systems are playing an increasingly important role as both a deterrent and a source of…

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25 Worst Leadership Quotes Ever

Every leader appreciates reading some good advice on leadership — advice about how to treat your team, how to stay focused, where to put your energy and what to focus on. If that’s what you’re looking for, there are plenty of nice collections of quotations, including the 20 Favorite Quotes for…

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10 New Business-Focused Mobile Apps from Apple and IBM

Apple and IBM today delivered on a major promise — the first wave of a new line of business-oriented apps! Last July the tech titans announced a joint plan to offer mobile apps specifically designed for business, and today they’ve released 10 apps for a variety of industries including retail,…

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Will You Make a Successful Entrepreneur?

Risky? Or exciting? Launching a business can be risky, and exciting. It can involve much sacrifice, and it can reward your soul in ways you never imagined. It offers plenty of risks, and lots of advantages too — like being your own boss, setting your own schedule and making a living doing…

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Economy Strengthens: Finally Time to Invest (More) in Your Business?

  Time to get off the fence and invest? Have you been on the fence about investing in your small or medium business — or taking out loans to invest in a new business? Is it finally time to jump to the other side where green pastures await? Today’s news on higher-than expected US job [...]

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7 Ways to Increase Your Holiday Sales

With Christmas only a few weeks away and Hanukkah even sooner, small retailers are now into heavy-duty holiday promotion season. Hopefully you were able to take advantage of Small Business Saturday — but there’s much more to do now, and many ways to increase your outreach to customers in these…

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“Internet of Things” Brings New Risks for IT Managers in 2015, IDC Predicts

More than 90% of IT networks will have a security breach related to the “Internet of Things” in the next two years. So predicted International Data Corporation (IDC) today, in its 2015 outlook for the Internet of Things, in which everyday objects have network connectivity, enabling them to…

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6 LinkedIn Features You Probably Aren’t Using

Maybe you’re using these features, but not to their best value. Or maybe you haven’t even heard of a couple of them. Entrepreneurs, you know how useful LinkedIn can be, not only to illustrate your business accomplishments for partners, employees, clients and investors to see, but also to…

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Top 10 Information Technology Trends Next Year and Beyond

IT pros: Where must we go from here? As every IT professional knows, information technology is changing especially dramatically in this moment. How we build IT infrastructure is changing… how we optimize, manage, analyze, keep secure and utilize IT, from big data and cloud computing to mobile…

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4 Essential Tactics to Build a Successful Website

Yes, your website still matters. A lot. Online marketing is central to promoting any small business. And even today — even with all the social media, videos, gamification, infographics, and customer relationship management — the center of your online promotions is still your website. In previous…

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