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Tech That Subtracts

We aren’t unique in the San Francisco area in that we often struggle with the fact that our lives have become increasingly complex, with constant demands on our attention and time. Sometimes it seems like the speed of life is accelerating every week. There are so many tech products out there that promise to help us become faster, smarter, and…

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Techie Perks in SF

There are always a thousand reasons to appreciate why we live in the San Francisco Bay Area. Here are just a few of the latest. Living Innovation Zones--High Tech Playgrounds for All The SF Mayor's Office has rolled out a new program that introduces "innovation spaces" throughout the city. These environments showcase creative and high-tech interactive art and are now…

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Ten Online Tools To Help Your Business Be More Productive

Save Time And Be More Productive With These Ten Online Tools It seems like there are a bazillion applications vying for your subscription these days. It can be hard to determine what's worth investing your time and attention in. Below are ten online applications that can help your business be more productive. All of these tools have been around long…

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Upcoming Bay Area Tech Events

It can be easy to get caught up in the daily grind and forget that when you live in the Bay Area, you have easy access to some of the greatest minds and most innovative projects in the global tech community. Indeed, we live amongst high achievers, and these folks want to share their information, get connected, and start great…

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A Small Business WordPress Website For You

You Need a WordPress Website, But Who's Got the Time? Imagine you run a busy local coffee shop and you're at the store, setting up shop at 5am every morning. By the time the pastry case is stocked and the coffee brewed, you've got customers streaming though the door. From there on, it's madness until closing time. When your business…

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SF Startup Social

If you're thinking of launching a Bay Area startup, then you're missing out if you're not already immersed in the vibrant scene of mixers and pitch events in San Francisco's SoMa district. We recently attended two startup events specifically hosted to facilitate the success of startup entrepreneurs. The two events were distinctly different, but both gave us the opportunity to…

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Join the Fight Against SOPA/PIPA

Looking for a way to participate in the fight against SOPA/PIPA without actually taking your site down? Local San Francisco startup CloudFlare has created an Anti-Censorship App that will enable you to blackout text on your website without pulling your site (which could have negative effects on your SEO) or altering any code. A black "censored" banner will also be…

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Is Cloud Computing the Right Choice?

To Cloud or Not to Cloud... Still trying to get your head around cloud computing? Doubtful about whether your business is a good candidate for the cloud? All this month, TechSoup.org will be hosting a Cloud Computing Worldwide Campaign, including blog articles, webinars, and global dispatches about the cloud. TechSoup.org is generally geared toward the unique technology needs of nonprofits,…

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11 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a SaaS Vendor

Whether you’re searching for an online CRM system, a web-based registration program, or an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) service, you should take the research process seriously. After all, information is the lifeblood of your business. And, choosing an online vendor to handle your information should not be a decision based on blind faith. Many people use the terms online application,…

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MS Exchange or Google Apps for Your Business?

Small businesses are popping up everywhere. Even in this economy, the office space in the SoMa (South of Market) area in San Francisco is dwindling. Which makes me think that there is a need for reviews on email platforms. If you’re going to start a business of any size, it’s going to need an email service. Since email is a…

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