Developers are not your Helpdesk

How to hire for IT What is your developer’s job? It’s not a helpdesk… Are you piling up helpdesk tasks on her lap while she could be spending time building and improving your core product? If so, stop. Rest assured, it’s not uncommon for computer-centric staff to become the default IT helpdesk support. Anyone who shows… Read more »

Why so many businesses switch to Dialpad

With the reliance of social media and email, many organizations we work with are finding traditional phone systems less critical to their day-to-day communications. Further, more teams are working from home (or other various locations) and can’t be limited to their desk. As a result, we’re seeing a dramatic reduction in the number of physical office phones and more staff encouraged to utilize… Read more »

Print Better-Looking Google Calendars

I love Google Calendar- it’s fast, easy to use, and accessible instantly from all of my devices. However, one shortcoming seems to come up time and again as I speak with our clients and other G Suite users- the options available printing Google Calendar are somewhat limiting. While I’m not big on calendar printing myself, especially… Read more »

Creating Beautiful and Functional Letterhead in Google Drive

This post was contributed by Andrew Boardman of Manoverboard, a design and communications firm that focuses on socially responsible businesses and nonprofits. — While we use email for most correspondence these days, we should think of letterhead as the primary vehicle for important correspondence – documents that you want to share, print, archive, and remember. Unlike… Read more »

A Step-by-Step Guide to Changing your Primary Domain in G Suite

We hear this a lot: “Due to organizational changes, we need to replace our previous Google domain with a new one.”   Unfortunately, there isn’t a simple button to switch to a different Google Domain -but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible! Requirements: G Suite Admin access to the old Domain (domain1) G suite Admin access to the… Read more »

How to make the conference room experience suck less

You’ve spent the last two weeks prepping for a very important client meeting. The office looks pristine. The coffee is ready. There’s snacks from a local bakery. The floor has that squeaky sound of cleanliness. You’re ready. The door chime sounds and you get called over to welcome your guests. After a few handshakes, you lead… Read more »

What to ask before you buy new tech for your business

The moment you’re looking to buy any technology… Take the time to consider what you’re really looking to buy. Consider how you want this solution to integrate, store, and/ or access corporate information. There are endless amounts of applications out there. Many are very good and likely offer the exact business process you’re looking to improve. However, that shouldn’t negate the… Read more »

Learn to Use Google Apps Script: How and Why

Apps Script is a simple yet powerful programming language that lets you customize, extend, and automate the functionality of Google’s suite of business applications. Scripts can be used in conjunction with Gmail, Contacts, Calendar, Spreadsheets, Documents, Forms, and more. If you’re familiar with the concept of using macros in older applications to automate repetitive tasks,… Read more »