The best Web sites to bookmark for small businesses

Whether you're running a business out of your den or from a penthouse in the sky, you don't have time or money to waste on second-rate tools. These well-designed services and resources are

Published on: September 30th, 2011 Elsa Wenzel

Free Web security for SMBs

Are you looking to cut expenses for your small business or organization? You can save some cash by replacing those annual antivirus subscriptions with free equivalents. Though most free tools are restricted to

Published on: September 16th, 2011 Eric Geier

Gmail guide: power tips to optimize Google’s Web mail

A long time ago, most people who used webmail were cybercafe-frequenting, patchouli-scented trustafarians backpacking through Europe. Just about everybody else used a real e-mail client that ran on the desktop.But times change. With

Published on: November 5th, 2010 Mitch Wagner

Supercharge Google Apps for optimal business productivity

All businesses need basic services such as e-mail hosting, document sharing, and file editing. The ways to set up these functions vary greatly, however--pick the wrong method, and you'll waste time and money.

Published on: August 31st, 2010 Zack Stern

Free Sophos tool blocks Windows attacks

The security firm Sophos released a tool on Monday that it claimed will block any attacks trying to exploit the critical unpatched vulnerability in Windows' shortcut files. The tool, dubbed "Sophos Windows Shortcut

Published on: July 28th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Top tools and services that can shorten your work day

Working 9 to 5? What a way to make a living--especially because it's not uncommon for the typical workday to stretch to 6:00, 7:00, or even later. But what can you do? You

Published on: July 8th, 2010 Rick Broida

Boost Web design and site traffic for free

Ever wondered how people get those cool real-time photo-linked timeliness on their sites? How about those crazy montage of jumble-up words or those fantastic looking graphs and charts? Must cost the publishers a

Published on: June 7th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

SaaS and Web 2.0 tools help SMBs compete with heavyweights

Today more than ever it is possible for small to medium sized companies to compete on a level playing field with bigger organizations.  One of the reasons for this trend is the availability

Published on: December 17th, 2009 ITBusiness Staff

5 secrets to using online tools to help your little office get big results

When it comes to running a business, our feet are firmly on the ground but our data and software are increasingly in the cloud. My burgeoning media empire consists of two people (my

Published on: May 6th, 2008 Dan Tynan

Corel aims Lightning at lite WordPerfect users

Corel will announce a free, downloadable version of its WordPerfect office suite Tuesday, with basic functionality that the company hopes will spur demand for the more sophisticated enterprise version. Although it will be

Published on: February 27th, 2007 Shane Schick