Cool Tech Tools: Cloud Storage

Posted on 20. Jun, 2016 by in iOS Tips, MAC Tip, My Favorite Things, Services, Small Business Tips, Social Networking

Have you ever wished you didn’t have to buy yet another server?  Do you have to delete old files on your hard drive to make room for new ones?  If disk space is an issue in your company, the good news is there may be a better and cheaper way:  cloud storage. You might think […]

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Separating Business from Personal in Facebook

Posted on 13. Jun, 2016 by in iOS Tips, MAC Tip, Marketing Tips, My Favorite Things, Small Business Tips, Social Networking

Do you love using Facebook with your friends but know you’re missing out by not using it in business?  Do you feel guilty when you post a business promotion and would prefer not to bug your friends? The good news is there’s an easy way to separate Facebook personal use from business within your personal […]

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Quickbooks Pro Offers Top Tips for Mastering QuickBooks for the Mac

Posted on 11. May, 2016 by in Bookkeeping Articles, MAC Tip, My Favorite Things, QuickBooks, Services, Small Business Tips

As a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor providing bookkeeping services on the Mac platform, I know how important it is to keep up with the latest developments. QuickBooks Online and desktop versions for Mac 2016 offers Mac-based small business owners better tools to access their important financial information. QuickBooks Desktop for Mac Features: Designed Just for Your Mac.  Keep track […]

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How Pinterest and Instagram Can Make You Money

Posted on 27. Apr, 2016 by in iOS Tips, MAC Tip, Marketing Tips, My Favorite Things, Services, Small Business Tips, Social Networking

There’s a visual side to every business, and Pinterest and Instagram, which are social media applications, can show your customers and prospects what your business looks like form day to day.  Plus, you can have some real fun with it. Pinterest allows people to post graphics to online bulletin boards and share them with others.  […]

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Cool Tech Tools: Boost Team Collaboration with Slack

Posted on 03. Mar, 2016 by in iOS Tips, MAC Tip, My Favorite Things, Services, Small Business Tips, Social Networking

Slack is a relatively new collaboration tool that is designed to cut down on emails among team members and boost productivity.  It provides messaging by topic or channel so that threads of communication can be streamlined and accessed easily. Slack is a searchable messaging portal that allows document sharing from a team member’s computer or […]

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Apps to Track Your Mileage

Posted on 30. Dec, 2015 by in iOS Tips, MAC Tip, Services, VirtualConnections Newsletter

If you take business mileage deduction, then you know the IRS requires you to track your mileage. There are a couple of apps that make this process easier and no fumbling around for that mileage log. MileBug – This app costs $3 and is available for Android, IOS and Windows smartphones. MileBug allows you to […]

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MAC Tip: Sending Files from your Mac to your iPhone

Posted on 06. Oct, 2015 by in MAC Tip, Small Business Tips

If your Mac has Bluetooth 4 and a recent iOS device (iPhone 5 or later), you can easily send files from your Mac to your iOS device using AirDrop. All you need to do is right-click on the file you want to send, select AirDrop from the Messages menu, select the device you want to […]

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What to Do About Spam

Posted on 14. Aug, 2015 by in CEO Tips, MAC Tip, Misc. Articles, Small Business Tips, VirtualConnections Newsletter

Unfortunately, spam is an inevitable part of today’s digital world. The bad news is if you have your spam settings set too tightly, you will lose good emails. If you receive new prospects via email, you may miss out on good clients and revenue. If you have your settings too loose, you have to take […]

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Cool Tech Tools: When There’s No Internet, Use Your Personal Hotspot

Posted on 12. Aug, 2015 by in CEO Tips, MAC Tip, Misc. Articles, Small Business Tips, VirtualConnections Newsletter

Have you ever been in a situation where there’s no internet and you needed it? Or perhaps you’re at a hotel and don’t want to pay the extra $15 per day for wireless internet. If so, you’re not alone, and luckily, there’s a gadget for just about everything. This time, it’s a gadget you probably […]

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Spreadsheet Program Tips: Use Functions

Posted on 06. Mar, 2015 by in Bookkeeping Articles, MAC Tip, Small Business Tips, Windows Resources/Tips

Excel, Numbers and Sheets all share some of the function tasks allowing you to edit both text and numbers within their cells. To add numbers across a range of cells use =SUM(RANGE). To find the average of a range of numbers, =AVERAGE(RANGE). If you would like to round a number to two decimal places, =ROUND(CELL,2). Some functions you […]

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