Do you ever wonder if other small and medium size business face the same challenges you do? Do you wonder if they’re focusing on the same topics, investing in the same technology, or pursuing the same goals? Today we’re looking back at our most popular posts from 2018 to show you just what SMBs like yourself were focused on in 2018, and to make sure you didn’t miss a word of productivity boosting, business shaping content.
It’s no surprise that technology ruled the day, with scores of readers looking for advice on where to invest their technology dollars, how to put new tech to use, and how to encourage their employees to embrace new processes and equipment.
Leveraging office technology to its maximum benefit was also a popular topic for readers, with How To posts like setting up scan to email, checking toner levels, and most of all, putting ConnectKey Technology® and apps to work for their business.
Security and social marketing are both topics that grew in popularity this season, along with remote work. No surprises there, as all three topics generating increased buzz across all channels this year, with security becoming a top concern among SMBs, and remote work increasingly taking hold across all industries.
Without further ado, we present Small Business Solution’s most popular posts of 2018.
- How to Check the Toner Level in Your Printer
This one may seem simple but it’s proof that we all – and some time or another – can use a hand even with the basics.
- How to Set Up Scan to Email in 2017
Still a crowd pleaser, productivity gets a shot in the arm in this easy to follow post which helped readers set up scan to email in minutes.
- Xerox Starts 2018 Where 2017 Ended: 13 More Buyer’s Lab Inc. Product Picks
Most SMBs spend considerable time deciding how and when to invest in their businesses. For those looking to increase productivity, boost security, or cut costs, these 13 devices named Winter 2018 Picks by Buyer’s Lab, Inc. provide great options for workgroups of every size and functionality.
- How to Know When It’s Time to Replace Your Printer
If you’re like most businesses, you don’t give your printer much thought – until a problem brings it top-of-mind. To help you avoid unpleasant disaster scenarios, we assembled this helpful list of telltale signs that indicate when it’s time to replace your office printer.
- 5 Ways to Get Employees to Embrace New Technology
Technology can improve the way you work – if your team members will use it. This post helps maximize their enthusiasm for new products and devices, while minimizing the learning curve.
- How to Put Powerful ConnectKey Apps to Work in Even in the Smallest Office
There is a whole world of possibility waiting for you in the Xerox App Gallery, and it isn’t limited by the size of your work group. Here’s how ConnectKey app technology can transform the way you work.
- The Biggest Cyber Security Threats and How to Protect Your Business
Worried about protecting your critical business data (and that of your customers)? You’re not alone. This post explores the most common security threats for SMBs, and what you can do to mitigate them.
- 9 Tech Trends Every Business Owner Needs to Know About
These are the top 9 IT trends that small businesses couldn’t ignore in 2018. Read the post and find out how they stack up against your biggest challenges, opportunities and concerns.
- How to Measure the ROI of Your Social Marketing Efforts
How do you measure the effectiveness of your social marketing strategy in a way that can help shape future efforts? Here are four steps that can help you get results.
- How to Set Up the Perfect Remote Workspace
If you’re ready to reap the benefits of enabling your team to work remotely, or if you’re an employee who is about to make this shift yourself, we’ve got a simple guide to help you get started.
- 3 Ways to Spot a Phishing Scam
Email phishing scams remain the primary method hackers use to obtain victims’ personal data. Every good cybersecurity policy must educate workers on spotting suspicious emails and provide a process for handling them. Here’s how to get started.
- Say Hello to the Industry’s Favorite Printers
Ready to replace your office printer? BLI (Buyer’s Lab Inc)named these devices some of the industry’s best. Find out how they can help your office work better, and more securely, right out of the box.
Which topics, challenges or concerns were at the top of your list this year? Tell us in the comments. Stay ahead of the trends going into 2019 by subscribing to the Small Business Solutions blog using the box below.