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Telephone system handset
Businesses, even small ones, need a telephone system. If you have never purchased one before, or it has been a while since your last PABX was installed, here is your guide to selecting a phone system suitable for a small office. Why do I need a phone system? Haven't got a phone system and not sure why you need one? Here...
Small office with desk against window
When you are just starting out, or perhaps you simply just have a small business, keeping costs down is crucial. You can't afford to waste cash on things you don't need, and time dealing with anything other than your priorities. Here are five key expenses faced by many small offices and how to minimize them. 1. Office Space First you should...
Looking for a small gift that is a little outside the ordinary, but still useful? Check out these three novel ideas. They won't break the budget and could bring a smile to even the grumpiest of workmates! Charging Charlie the Fireman Charger Cable Never lose your phone charger again! Charging Charlie will keep it secure and avoid your MP3, iPod, iPhone,...
Row Of Green Ring Binders
In our previous article, Increase Office Space By Minimizing Paper, we explained how reducing paper usage in the office can in turn have a positive impact on the office space available. Now we look at exactly how you can reduce that paper usage to reap the benefits. Make it harder to print Sometimes it is just too easy to print off...
Woman working at home at a kitchen bench or bar
To make your office appear larger and maximize the space available you sometimes need to take a step back and look at behaviors, rather than physical equipment. Reducing paper is one such example of a change you can make to your office that can have a big effect on how much space you really need. The behavioral change will,...
Small Office Laser Printer
When you walk in to any technology or office supplies store to buy a printer for your computer it is easy to be overwhelmed by the choices available. It is wise to do some research beforehand to try and narrow the choice and pick the printer that is best for your business. Here are a few tips to selecting...
ficus plant in pot in office environment
An environmentally friendly office is good for the environment and good for your bottom line. Reducing energy consumption saves dollars and emissions. With prices continually rising due to various environmental and carbon taxes, now is a good as time as any to go green and eco-friendly. Here are five simple ways to get started: Raise Awareness Talk is cheap - so...
Messy Desk
Sometimes the budget does not stretch very far when working in a small business, or in a small office away from a larger business. You cannot afford to install pinball machines, ping pong tables, and chill-out rooms with bean bags. You wouldn't have the space anyway. Here are five fun and cheap ideas that any little office can implement...
A home office showing smart storage and lighting solutions
Small and home offices need a few sharp stategies to avoid that confined sensation. There will often be a minimal level of 'stuff' necessary to just make the office operate. The following are some space-saving ideas to turn that crowded office towards a more productive one.   Additional lumination Sometimes the issue is basic: you simply do not have sufficient light. The...
Working wirelessly on the small office network
Getting all of your computers hooked up in your small or home office can be easy, affordable, and effective. Before you call in your IT person to help you out here are the things you want to think about so you can give him or her some direction. Wired or Wireless Ten years ago, perhaps even five, we would have recommended...

How To Reduce Paper Usage In The Office

In our previous article, Increase Office Space By Minimizing Paper, we explained how reducing paper usage in the office can in turn have a...

How To Minimize Overheads And Expenses In A Small Business

When you are just starting out, or perhaps you simply just have a small business, keeping costs down is crucial. You can't afford to...