Social Technology

The Work-Life Balance: Lessons I’ve Learned From An Axe-Murderer

In November 1980, Jack Torrance and his family arrived at the secluded Overlook Hotel, high up in the Colorado Mountains. Hoping the solitude would help his writing, Jack, an aspiring novelist, had accepted a job as off-season caretaker; ignoring warnings about being snowed in for most of the winter, as [...]

Upcoming Webinar: Connect to Your Business With This New Sage 50 Cloud Extension

Suntico's latest webinar series will continue on September 17th, 2014 at 1.00 pm (EDT) with a webinar entitled Connect to Your Business With This New Sage 50 Cloud Extension. The 30-minute webinar will examine how Suntico can make collaboration between finance and all other departments easier and more efficient. It will [...]

Social Technology and the Small Business

Among the many new habits that the Internet has brought to our lives, connecting with friends, colleagues and family in a virtual environment is probably one of the most present in our day-to-day routines. This connection has also created an online environment where companies can find clients and potential clients; [...]

A Question of Time: How Valuable is Time to Small Business Owners?

From sales to marketing, the average small business owner performs multiple roles within their own company so time is often a precious commodity. But how valuable is time to small business owners? And how can they manage it better? A Matter of Time (via Mavenlink)

Protecting Your Business Data

A recent study by the Ponemon Institute found that 55% of small businesses had suffered a breach of company data. That’s a pretty high percentage of businesses. Security and data breaches can be a major issue for your company and can seriously hurt your business. Fortunately, there are a number of [...]

Canadian and US Anti Spam Laws

Do you promote your business using Email Marketing? Here's a great inforgraphic from the folks at CakeMail to help you better understand the differences between the new Canadian Legislation and the existing American CAN-SPAM act of 2003. Canadian and US Anti Spam Laws At-a-Glance: (via CakeMail)

Suntico Canadian Accountant and Bookkeepers Portal

Calling all Canadian Accountants and Bookkeepers! Suntico is inviting Canadian accountants and bookkeepers using Sage 50 software to take part in the final testing phase of its Accountant and Bookkeepers Portal. There is an estimated 14,000 self-employed bookkeepers in Canada who maintain clients’ books on an outsourced basis. The sheer [...]

To Share or Not to Share – What is right for your company data?

A blog inspired by tweets from Sage Summit 2014 To Share or Not to Share - What is right for your company data? When I was little, things were secret. Parents only told their kids stuff on a need-to-know basis. Letters and messages were private, intended only for the recipient. And [...]

Lessons Small Businesses Can Learn From Batman

Holy septuagenarians, Batman! The Caped Crusader turns 75 this year. Discover what lessons your business can learn from Gotham's Dark Knight. This year marks the 75th anniversary of Batman. First appearing in Detective Comics #27, the character emerged from the shadows in 1939 and has been striking fear into cowardly and [...]

What Can You Do in 15 Minutes?

A quick Google search brings up a lot of answers such as cooking a meal with Jamie Oliver, taking a nap, de-cluttering your desk and the slightly more bizarre activity of seeing what’s in your neighbour’s trash. Realistically though, it’s not a whole lot of time. It’s the length of [...]

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