Get more out of Microsoft Office with Office Live Workspace

Guest blog from Tim Kimber, UK Office Live Lead & OfficeLiveGuy   Without a doubt, Office Live Workspace on it’s own can be a very powerful tool, the 5GB of free storage space is ideal for backing-up important files. The ability to preview Office documents in a browser allows full fidelity viewing of those files…


Windows Home Server for small businesses

Spotted this great blog post from Cullen IT Consultancy  on Windows Home Server for small businesses and had to point it out.   “Windows Home Server has been around for a couple of years now, and while it is seen by many as something of a niche product, it is often overlooked as a solution…


Windows 7 – works the way you want

It’s here! And now everyone can get their hands on our new OS. Building on feedback from a billion data sessions, Windows 7 is much more than a collection of new features, it delivers what consumers want, which is technology that makes their lives easier. There’s been a great reception to Windows 7 amongst the press and users and according to…


Windows 7 – Case studies, business guides and 7-second videos!

Today sees the press launch of Windows 7 in readiness for general availability tomorrow – some stores are opening and midnight tonight so keen PC users can get their hands on this great new operating system as soon as poss. We’ve got some great case studies, plus more details on how Windows 7 can help…


Have your say in the 2009 Home Business Survey

Place your name in the hat to win a free HP notebook by completing the 2009 Home Business Survey. The Survey is being carried out by home business website, Enterprise Nation, with results being launched on Friday 20th November. Be sure to have your say!   Our survey says … Enterprise Nation produces the annual…


E-commerce success: Part 1 – What is e-commerce?

In the first of a seven part series running in conjunction with PayPal, Emma Jones from Enterprise Nation looks at what e-commerce is all about and how your business can benefit by embracing it.   A definition According to the good people at PayPal e-commerce is: “The buying and selling of products or services over…


Need a loan? Try the RBS

Trying to attract new customers, the RBS has opened up its hotline to non-customers for the first time. Under pressure from the government to hit Treasury lending targets, the 70% taxpayer-owned bank has around 30% of the UK’s small business lending market but is looking for more. Some of the bank’s most experienced business bankers…


Windows Server 2008 Foundation – ideal for small businesses

Windows Foundation Server offers a dependable and affordable technology foundation for running your business applications, as well as sharing information and resources. Because it’s based on Windows Server 2008, you can run not only core infrastructure, terminal services and identity management solutions for your business – you can support you core Line-of-Business applications built on…


Suffering from computer dependency

Small Business Blog is moving house today & tomorrow and as my colleage Nick Saalfeld at True Business blog – who’s recently moved offices – can testify, it’s not an easy thing to do. Two things sprung to mind yesterday which I thought worth sharing (no,don’t worry, I won’t bore you with the long, long process…


Enter the 2009 Home Business Awards to win profile and prizes

Guest post from Emma Jones, Founder of Enterprise Nation and author of ‘Spare Room Start Up – how to start a business from home’. The 2009 Home Business Awards run by home-business website, Enterprise Nation, are now open for entry. There are five categories with thousands of pounds worth of profiles and prizes to be…