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Freelancers are an interesting group of business professionals that expands each day as more and more day workers leave the corporate world and enter the world of working for themselves. With a much looser operating structure, freelancers can get into bad habits if routines aren’t established from the start. Large and small companies in addition to freelancers themselves have found a niche market in producing tools, applications and software oriented towards freelancers. Applications consist…

We are seeing a revolution in the US Healthcare system. Whether you agree or disagree with what President Obama is trying to accomplish, you cannot deny that the healthcare reforms are a big deal. For good, or for bad. But, there is another revolution in healthcare that has more to do with technology than politics. And, it is mostly good. Healthcare industry around the world, and specifically in US, UK and Europe, is embracing mobile technology. Apps targeting specific types of patients,…

Do you know that Facebook is the biggest social media network? Well, you’ve no idea how big it is! Over one billion people use Facebook. Isn’t this crazy?  Not only is the network a great medium for people to socialize, but it is crucial for online retailing. As customer engagement is becoming essential to business success, so does the use of Facebook. Just think about it – almost two in every seven human beings on the planet has a Facebook account. It is simply the biggest…

Not many years ago, small businesses had little choice but to depend on cash only transactions, limiting opportunities for profit or making steady cash flow a rarity. Mobile businesses like food trucks, lawn services, and pop-up market booths, for instance, could sell only to customers with cash in hand, while caterers and contractors invoiced for jobs and covered expenses while waiting 30 to 90 days for payment. Many such businesses depend on credit lines to cover the gaps. The launch of…

An iPad POS is a revolutionary Point-of-Sale system powered by iPad tablets. Prior to the advent of iPad POS, the POS systems used to be powered by large and complex terminals, computer software and applications. However, such systems came with a lot of limitations, particularly when it came to features, functionality and cost effectiveness. An iPad POS can be considered as a major breakthrough in retail technology, as with the help of this a proprietor may now spend prolonged hours in his…

Today’s business world has been transformed thanks to the emerging business trends along with technological advancements which have led to the development of various business development applications to boost our businesses. Mobile applications allow business owners to track their progress and facilitate them to share docs, access CRM and even to manage their projects through their mobile phones. iPhone as a Business Grooming Tool It is interesting to analyze how iPhone has changed the…

An Inline Frame is an HTML document embedded into another website. It lets users view content from another user on the same page, and can sometimes be accompanied with its own scrollbar, and navigation. Although they may be considered useful, iFrames have a lot more disadvantages than they do advantages # 1.  Unreliability of different users In an iFrame, because the HTML can be changed without the discretion of the website’s creator, malicious content can be uploaded without permission of…

More businesses are using cloud technology to improve the way their companies function. From a brand new, little understood technology to a system used in almost every business in some form, cloud technology has improved business function. Such software has replaced the outdated onsite physical servers and reduced the cost of full service IT departments. Have you instated a cloud system in your business? If you have, how has it changed how you do business? Are you using the cloud to the fullest…

Are you developing a mobile application for the first time? You probably have many questions: Is it worth doing it? Would it make sense? How will people find out about the app? Here are some of the frequently asked questions by those who are developing a mobile app for the first time: I have an idea for an application, but how do I start? Start by defining your idea on paper as clearly as possible.  Use a tool off the internet for creating a prototype and create a detailed, step-by-step…

Be it games, shopping, videos, news, stock market updates, or education, the number of apps available is increasing at a phenomenal rate. There is an app for everything imaginable. With more than 6.8 billion mobile subscribers which accounts for a staggering 87% of the world’s population and over 56 billion app downloads predicted for 2013– the mobile app industry is booming and perhaps is one of the fastest growing industries. Analysts estimate that app revenues will hit $25 billion in…