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  • June 13, 2011

    VoiceNation has been working hard to rework our customer dashboard to provide a more simple and user-friendly experience. After long hours and attention to atom-like details, we are excited to announce our new Dashboard Beta is ready!

  • June 2, 2011

    You are a new startup company and need to portray a professional image from day one. With so many tasks to tackle at hand, choosing the right phone system may seem overwhelming. How do you know what's right for your new company? What will impress your customers and meet your needs?

  • May 25, 2011

    Natural disasters seem to be happening more frequently all over the world, destroying lives, homes and businesses. Tornado season is at an all-time high and we are now moving towards hurricane season. But even though your area may have dodged the bullet these last few go-a-rounds, VoiceNation still recommends that your business is fully prepared with a disaster recovery plan.

  • May 19, 2011

    The technology movement we currently live in has taken us into a world where we cannot seem to function without it. We are sucked in before we even realize what's happening. Technology has become our lifeline that carries us through the day. What would we do without it?

  • May 11, 2011

    Are you considering using a live answering service to handle your incoming calls but are unsure if a call center is the way to go? We hope to ease your mind by busting five of the most common misconceptions people may have. 

    Poor customer service

  • May 2, 2011

    LinkedIn, founded by Reid Hoffman and launched in May 2003, is a professional networking site with more than 100 million registered users worldwide. It is used to find people and business opportunities through professionally networking with connections. LinkedIn is your professional face to the business world and can bear several advantages to your career.

    1. Increase your professional network:

  • April 28, 2011

    Are you a PC user or a Mac user? As the PC versus Mac rivalry continues, the heated debate became even more provoking when CNN International launched results of a recent nonscientific survey by Hunch Friday morning.


  • April 21, 2011

    Rumors spread that Apple's iPhone 5 will hit the shelves this September. “The new iPhone, which will look similar to the current model but will boast under-the-hood improvements, will begin production in July or August but will only start shipping in September,” Reuters said.

  • April 14, 2011

    Google's product manager, Kei Kawai received confirmation of his grandfather's survival after the massive earthquake and tsunami hit Japan in March, using Google's disaster relief database- Person Finder.

  • March 16, 2011

    12 common questionable deductions that stump the average taxpayer. See which you should and should not include in this years taxes.

    Home or Apartment Rental
    If you work from home, you can claim a home-office deduction. Which you can be able to claim all or part of your rental. Your rent is considered a business loss.

  • March 14, 2011

    There are bumps in the road when deciding to become your own employer. Many entrepreneurs take the road to owning their own small business every day.  Here are three tips to taking the journey and starting your own business.

    No. 1: Remember: you are your brand; branding of yourself as an extension will only be as good as your brand.

  • March 11, 2011

    Social media is taking another step forward in the advertising world. Twitter is quickly becoming the 21st century staple in marketing. Have you seen the billboards with Tiger woods endorse Tag Hueger or Omega watches? Do you want a musician, TV, or pro athlete to endorse your produce or service? Celebrity endorsements just go easier and more cost effective than traditional endorsements.

  • March 9, 2011

    Small business owners often use IT security plans as a reactive move after an attack when in reality a security plan should be a proactive move to secure your customers. You can save your business time, money, and most importantly, your customers.

  • March 7, 2011

    Many small business owners consider using Groupon to promote their business and see success. In theory Groupon is brilliant and a great way to advertise, but does it work for every small business owner?

  • March 4, 2011

    Does your business depend on travel? Are you able to communicate and work efficiently out of your vehicle? Here are a few incredible gadgets that will make your business-to-go more proficient.


  • March 2, 2011

    High corporate income taxes or sales taxes have been a huge challenge for many small businesses. Some are even considering to move and conduct business in other states, with lower to no state tax.

  • March 1, 2011

    Net Neutrality is a hot topic, but what does it mean? It promotes the “internet to be open” and allows anything to be posted for any use, that is lawful. 

    Seems like a good concept to have open and free internet, right? Businesses that are free and open to all is good unless it’s your business. How will you make profit or make ends meet? That is the million dollar question for many business owners that face Net Neutrality.

  • February 25, 2011

    March 22 kicks off the stimulus plan for small business owners across the country.

    This week, Secretary Tim Geithner announced the plan consisting of two new lending programs for small businesses, under the Small Business Jobs Act. 

  • February 24, 2011

    Is your business growing faster than you can staff? Are you a company focused on customer service?


  • February 21, 2011

    Who is expected to stimulate our economy?  Small businesses are the only sectors that are hiring, but not all business owners feel the same.The current job market drought in the U.S. has left many business owner to downsize or freeze hiring new staff, but thier has been some relieve in December. Small business owners across the country have reacted to the brief change in the economy.