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6 Killer Reasons Why You Should Make The Switch to eOS

By Kendall King | April 1, 2021

Reading Time: 7 minutes Why You Should Switch to Elementary OS We Field Tested Elementary OS And Found 6 Killer Reasons Why You Should Make The Switch elementary OS is a modern, fast and open source competitor to Windows and macOS. It’s been designed with non-technical users in mind and is a great introduction to the world of Linux, but also caters to veteran Linux users. Best of all, it’s 100% free to use with an optional “pay-what-you-want model”. With an OS that truly delivers, it’s a tiny cost to support the development of this game-changing platform. Here are 6 killer reasons why you…

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Is Nextcloud the Best Zoom Alternative in 2021?

By Kendall King | February 15, 2021

Reading Time: 6 minutes Nextcloud Vs Zoom Are you trying to find a webcam for sale during the coronavirus pandemic? You will probably have more luck climbing Mount Everest without an oxygen tank. Video conferencing has never been in such high demand. In a world of self-isolation, it is the most critical tool for most businesses right now. Working remotely has become the new standard. Video conferencing connects businesses, enabling them to work as a team and meet with clients as if they were talking to them in person. Something that has been talked about a lot recently is Zoom, due to the massive…

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Does your business provide a flexible environment for staff to work remotely when needed?

By Kendall King | February 14, 2021

Reading Time: 6 minutes Remote Working 2020 was insane. In 3 months, Australia saw devastating bushfires, floods and a global pandemic. With rice, pasta, toilet paper and many other essential items missing from the shelves it feels like we were participating in an episode of Doomsday Preppers. With recommendations to self-isolate, the idea of working remotely has never been so popular. However, there are many other uses and benefits that remote work holds other than living in an apocalyptic society. Why having the ability to work remotely is so essential for businesses It is hard to estimate how a natural disaster or global crisis…

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Alternatives to Microsoft Office 365

By Kendall King | February 14, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes Microsoft Office 365 Alternatives Microsoft has the biggest name in the business, especially when it comes to the Office productivity suite. With over 180 million monthly users it is hard to argue that Microsoft is a dominating force in the industry. The good news is that Office 365 is not your only option, a growing number of companies have made significant developments and created their own productivity applications that offer spreadsheets, word processing and presentations, some of which challenge Microsoft’s leading service. The alternatives offer competitive pricing over an Office 365 subscription, some are even free to use. In Australia,…

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Introduction to Odoo – the best Enterprise Resource Planning software?

By Kendall King | February 12, 2021

Reading Time: 6 minutes Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software You may have heard three letters “ERP” being thrown around by a large number of companies, all offering different solutions. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) encompasses a wide variety of business functions and can quickly become an area of confusion for most businesses. To keep things simple, an ERP solution is a solution that allows you to integrate your businesses processes inside of one platform. For example; your CRM, email marketing, and accounting platform all operating inside one piece of software – these are only a few examples. Many ERP solutions offer a much larger number…

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Odoo Open Source CRM

By Kendall King | February 12, 2021

Reading Time: 6 minutes Odoo Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software is designed to simplify and improve interaction with your customers. As the name implies, everyone inside your organisation will have access to the CRM allowing them to better manage the relationship and keep track of potential sales, leads and opportunities. There are many options available, some free and some paid, it can be hard to know which one to choose and how to get started. We are going to give you an overview and our initial thoughts on Odoo’s CRM. As we found it to be incredibly simple yet deceivingly…

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Odoo Email Marketing

By Kendall King | February 12, 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes Email Marketing Email marketing is one of the best marketing tools for generating ROI, this has been the case for the past ten years. On average, every dollar spent on email marketing generates $38 in ROI. With an abundance of different marketing strategies available from a plethora of “marketing gurus” one thing we can all agree on is that email marketing is the foundation on which you need to build your marketing strategy. Having a solid strategy in place is crucial to your success when utilising digital marketing. There are so many different tools and platforms available. If you are…

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SMS Marketing with Odoo

By Kendall King | February 12, 2021

Reading Time: 6 minutes SMS Marketing SMS marketing is a technique that allows businesses to send text messages to customers who have opted to receive electronic marketing material from your business. It’s a great way to share promotions, discounts or even coupons to keep your customers engaged with your brand. Is SMS Marketing worth it in 2020? 85% of consumers prefer to receive an SMS from a business over an email or phone call, with click-through and open rates outperforming email. We are living in an age of smartphone addiction. On average, we check our smartphones every five minutes, and this is without being…

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Customer collaboration with Odoo

By Kendall King | February 12, 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes Why is customer collaboration essential? The 1950s and 1960s are often referred to as the golden age of consumerism. Products were less expensive, and businesses were able to sell their goods on a large scale using ingenious marketing campaigns – if you’re interested in taking a trip down memory lane, the hit TV series Mad Men captures this era of advertising perfectly. A lot has changed in 60 years, the market today is oversaturated with the same products and services in different packaging, and we are not as susceptible to sales and marketing gimmicks. Now has never been a better…

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Almost Everything You Need to Know about SSL Certificates – a Beginner’s Guide

By Kendall King | February 12, 2021

Reading Time: 6 minutes What is an SSL Certificate? A Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is an internet protocol that secures the transfer of data between your browser and the website that you are visiting. An SSL Certificate is a relatively small file used to bind a cryptographic key to your company’s credentials. If you install your certificate on your web server, it will activate the padlock and https protocol so that customers can securely connect to your web server from their browser. Do I need an SSL Certificate? The short answer: YES! The internet has been making a move towards having every website SSL…

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