Microsoft Updates: March 2017

2017-03-31T10:24:53+00:00

New feature: Skype for Business Online Voicemail Transcription Published On: March 27, 2017 Expires On: April 26, 2017 Skype for Business Online Voicemail Transcription is a new Office 365 feature. This feature will be released to all customers on March 31, 2017. This message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID 55889. How does this affect me? Voicemail Transcription will be enabled by default for all customers. Once it is released, users will receive a transcription of their voicemails in the email body. You can disable this feature at any time from your configuration. What do I need to do to [...]

Microsoft Updates: March 2017 2017-03-31T10:24:53+00:00

New Microsoft Teams Is Officially Here- What Makes It Different From Other Collaboration Tools?

2017-03-30T13:54:19+00:00

  Microsoft recently released its new collaboration tool, Microsoft Teams, as part of the Office 365 suite. March 14th Microsoft Teams was launched publicly and the tool is now widely available to Office 365 business and enterprise users. With all the collaboration tools on the market, what makes this new product so exciting? It’s a lot like Slack- except included for FREE with your Office 365 business or enterprise accounts. It has all the features that have made Slack such a hit in the past few years. To start with the user-friendly interface is very similar and it also uses the [...]

New Microsoft Teams Is Officially Here- What Makes It Different From Other Collaboration Tools? 2017-03-30T13:54:19+00:00

How We Grew our Business Twitter Account by 700 Followers in 3 Months

2017-09-13T18:37:29+00:00

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When I started at The Bauen Group we did not have a Twitter account. Being in the tech industry, Twitter seemed like a good fit but starting a new account can be intimidating and organic follower growth can be slow. However, by following these steps I was able to grow our Business Twitter following from 0 to 700 within 3 months. Content Right before I started the Twitter account we had completed a web redesign and decided to start blogging. We set a rule that we would release a new blog post every week. This is not always easy because like many small [...]

How We Grew our Business Twitter Account by 700 Followers in 3 Months 2017-09-13T18:37:29+00:00

Branding Guide for Small Business

2017-03-23T14:29:31+00:00

  Having a consistent style through every contact you have with the public is something you shouldn’t underestimate the value you of, especially in small business. Using the same fonts, language, colors, etc. not only shows that your brand is established and trustworthy but it also shows potential clients that you are serious about what you do. You want your business to stand out and be noticeable in order to win people over and having a consistent brand can help a lot. Where do you start? Your Message The big picture of your message is WHO your target audience is and [...]

Branding Guide for Small Business 2017-03-23T14:29:31+00:00

Technology Essentials for Small Business from an IT Professional

2017-03-02T15:19:35+00:00

  As a technology professional I’ve been asked many times by friends, colleagues, and customers for software product recommendations.  I recently came across a prospective client who among other things wanted to prepare his business’s technology for expansion to branch offices.  The goal was to align the software to allow the company to start up new offices quickly and easily.  That prompted me to think about what exactly would I do differently in setting up an office today if I were starting from scratch.  Clearly that answer is going to vary somewhat depending upon your business and the number of employees [...]

Technology Essentials for Small Business from an IT Professional 2017-03-02T15:19:35+00:00