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How to Utilize SEMrush to optimize content for search engines

I’ll cop to it: I’m a bit of a SEMrush superfan. Of all the SEO tools I’ve used for keyword research, site audits, and competitive analysis, SEMrush has always felt like the most comprehensive and usable platform for crafting a content marketing strategy and writing killer copy. SEMrush is our recommended go-to tool for all... Read More

Nick Groh
August 29, 2020
18 min read

Story Points vs Hours: What’s Better and Why You Should Care

We’re all used to estimates for general contract work where, in almost all cases, the estimate received is based on work hours. When working with software development companies that use Agile, you’re likely to be introduced to “story points,” sometimes simply referred to as “points.” So, what IS a point? Why do software companies use points? And, why should you even care? Story points are a huge benefit to both the software developer and stakeholders when implemented properly. Read More

JP Lessard
July 28, 2020
9 min read

Planning Your Business’s Return to the Office After COVID

Businesses are reopening. Are you ready for your team to return to the office? The beginning of the pandemic forced many organizations to scramble for remote work solutions. Now there are HUGE opportunities for improvement. Read More

Dan Carpenter
July 6, 2020
6 min read

How to Evaluate Software Development Estimates

Evaluating software development estimates can be difficult as every estimate will be different. John Horner, Our VP of Software Consulting, will explain why estimates vary and how to select a solution and vendor that fits your specific project needs. Read More

John Horner
June 30, 2020
15 min read

Seizing the Opportunity for Change

As far as business transformation goes, it’s time to look at the positives and seize opportunities for change. JP Lessard, President of Business Software Solutions, urges business owners to revisit what “business as usual” looks like for them and find more efficient solutions for their business operations. Read More

JP Lessard
June 3, 2020
3 min read

Investing in Your Company: Now, More Than Ever!

CEO Chris Miles has learned a lot since our last major economic crisis. Experience has shown him the value of perspective, investing in your company, and making the most of opportunities that others pass by. Read More

Chris Miles
May 14, 2020
2 min read

Business Owners, It’s 10:00. Do You Know Where Your Employees Are?

Using “Big Brother” tools to count remote mouse clicks and keyboard presses will only alienate your workforce and get in the way of them actually doing their jobs. Instead, break down work metrics and learn how to keep your team productive without feeling like you're micromanaging. Read More

Chris Miles
April 29, 2020
7 min read

Be a Contrarian: A Challenge to Business Owners

Outlook truly is everything. If your team feels afraid or unmotivated, or if you’re making business decisions out of fear, you could be missing out on opportunities or making avoidable mistakes. The fact is, if you were doing well before this, you can do well after it, and even through it. Read More

Chris Miles
April 28, 2020
11 min read

Adapting Business Operations for the “New World”

What can your business do right now to adapt to ever-changing circumstances? We sat down with JP Lessard, our President of Business Software Solutions to talk about how you can keep your finger on the pulse of your business. JP discusses the ways you can continually adapt, keep your team informed, and stay connected, whatever circumstances may come your way. Read More

JP Lessard
April 23, 2020
2 min read

Transforming Partner Interactions for the “New World”

We sat down with JP Lessard, our President of Business Software Solutions, to talk about ways to transform current partner and customer interactions. While many companies have already started this process, there are a multitude of ways you can improve, benefiting your business both now and in the future. Read More

JP Lessard
April 21, 2020
2 min read

How To Adapt Your Business And Outwork Your Competitors

Even in the worst situations, you can find opportunities to provide help and to do good — for the economy, for society, and for your business. In the face of uncertainty, you can choose to weather the storm or to sell umbrellas. Read More

John Horner
April 20, 2020
12 min read

IT Projects to Prioritize Now

John Horner, our VP of Software Consultation talks about focusing on what’s important and how to effectively plan and prioritize projects and operations. See how you can improve your business for today and the future by implementing the right IT projects. Read More

John Horner
April 17, 2020
2 min read