You own a small business. The do it yourself motto comes with the territory doesn’t it? But, there are some things you should definitely not cut corners with, even if it means saving a buck. One of those things should be getting your small business the IT support it deserves.
Small Business IT Support
Training employees is yet another hurdle that can easily be handled by IT support tailored specifically for a small business owner. Getting everyone and everything up to speed doesn’t have to be difficult or a pain in the neck. In the end, you’re doing yourself a favor and protecting the investment you have in your small business by hiring capable IT support.
Starting with the basics, consider this. All the money you have invested in your small business and its technical and computing equipment, what do you have your power cables plugged into? A surge protector you had around the house? Something you picked up at Wal-Mart? Let’s get with the program so to speak and talk battery backup units. Confused? No need to be! This is something that can easily be arranged, handled and maintained by a qualified IT assistant. Again, you’ll see small business IT support is vital even for the small things.
The biggest mistake a small business can make is unknowingly compromising itself by not following password protocols and improperly storing important data. Think you have enough on your plate as a small business owner? Consider what may happen when your most essential documents are exposed because of a password that wasn’t up to par. Or because of an employee who failed to realize the importance of maintaining the secrecy of their individual password.
Article by Scott Huotari, President CCSI, Google | LinkedIn