I remember when computers…ones you could set up in a business office, were starting to get popular. They frightened me.
DOS. Floppy Disks. Bytes. Memory. I had no idea what those things were. Heck, I didn’t even know what “electronic mail” was. How would I ever be able to understand all of this “new” technology? How would I ever be able to set a computer up? Who would show me how to use a computer? And, what was the “World Wide Web?”
The World Wide Web:
“The World Wide Web is a system of Internet servers that support specially formatted documents. The documents are formatted in a markup language called HTML (HyperText Markup Language) that supports links to other documents, as well as graphics, audio, and video files. This means you can jump from one document to another simply by clicking on hot spots. Not all Internet servers are part of the World Wide Web.”
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I obviously learned this stuff. Most of us have. There was no choice* in the matter. I even use “electronic mail” on a daily basis. Go here to get one delivered to your inbox. And, I write stuff that’s shared all over the world via the World Wide Web.
*There is always a choice. It’s up to us the make it.
Top Business Technology Trends Happening Now
Mobile technology is the most talked about technology today. And mobile technology is a trend worth following.
Businesses large and small are using mobile technology in a variety of ways. For example, franchise businesses are doing a fantastic job of marrying mobile technology with customer retention. Local franchise owners have the ability to send out targeted text messages announcing sales and promotions to customers who have opted in to receive them. Mobile marketing is money in the bank for franchisees if used properly.
Speaking of money in the bank, there are several other things all business owners-or future business owners need to know about when it comes to technology. Things that can help them (you) save money or even make money. The top business technology trends that are happening right now.
The infographic below, courtesy of The Service Manager, lays it all out.
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