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Gift Giving Ideas for Niche Hobbies

Holidays, birthdays and anniversaries – these are the prime gift giving times of the year for the people that you care about and that care about you. Buying thoughtful presents is a tough game, even when you know the person who you are buying a gift for very well. Some of the people that you […]

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Is There A Single Source for 1970s Song Lyrics?

We’re a big fan of places that are a single source of things you need, and since the best things in life are free, today we will focus on free song lyrics. The 1970s (at least in the USA) saw a surge in popularity for several different genres of music, including disco, funk, smooth jazz, […]

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What Do You Get Pregnant Women As Thoughtful Gifts?

It’s the time of year when gift shopping for the holidays is at full speed around the world. It’s tough enough to choose the right gifts for your friends during the holiday season, and it is even tougher when that friend, family member or coworker is expecting a child. You also may be stressing about […]

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The Value of Business Directory Listings (or Sticking Your NAP Where It Belongs)

When you’re worried about your Google Local results and presence for other search engines that don’t work as well as Google, you start to quickly find out that most advice points you to getting into as many directories as possible. A typical directory on the web will let you establish your business name, address, phone […]

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Deep Dive: Cloud VOIP Solutions by 8×8 – Small Business & Larger

Almost every aspect of business technology has moved over to the cloud. More and more companies are now moving away from traditional, on-site hosting solutions for their VOIP phone systems. The cloud, even with its forever-cost of use, has certain advantages over owning & running your own infrastructure at your office or in your own […]

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Cisco Meraki MX95 Cloud Controlled Firewall Released

Cisco Meraki, Cisco’s premium cloud-controlled network equipment subsidiary, recently rolled out a revised line of MX Series firewalls and routers. These new firewalls offer a high level of throughput than available previously from Cisco Meraki, and match up well with the faster ISP speeds offered by today’s business ISPs in various cities. The Meraki MX95 […]

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The Value of Lower Credit Card Processing Fees for Businesses

The whole reason Single Source Vendor exists is to have a dialogue about value and economies of scale in purchasing. Here’s some thoughts on recent experiences from our own team on one of our businesses. One way to establish value and scale for economy is to drop the fixed charges tied to every sale and […]

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Technology Trends for 2021 Gaining Momentum

As all of us learned in the turbulent, often awful months of 2020, technology is necessary to nearly every element of our lives– from health and discovering to work and home entertainment. While innovation has been a lifeline for millions, it needs to get better. Method better. That’s why I’m thrilled about what is to […]

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Comcast Business & Cisco Meraki Join Forces for New Teleworker VPN Solution

Comcast Business today announced it is signing up with forces with Cisco Meraki to expand the Comcast Service Teleworker VPN solution. Comcast Company Teleworker VPN is specifically crafted to assist enterprise consumers offer their rapidly expanding remote workforces with a protected, trusted, high-performance connection to their business network just as they take pleasure in when […]

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Popular Retailers Rely on Meraki to Move to E-Commerce Fast

Recognize names like Calvin Klein, TOMMY HILFIGER, Van Heusen, IZOD, Arrowhead, Geoffrey Beene, True & Co. or Warner’s? These are all holdings of PVH, a $9 billion+ company making big waves with their direct to consumer e-commerce business. In 2019, PVH had a massive $9.9 billion in income, a significant percentage of which is direct-to-consumer […]