Helpful Articles About Office Products, Business Machines & Office Spaces

Office Design Reflecting Culture

September 20, 2018

Your workspace is a powerful force because it can display the general culture of your company. Many offices are designed in a way to complement the goals and ideals of the people who work there. As a result, the environment you work in sends a strong message that gives outside people an idea of what kind of company…

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Celebrate Oktoberfest!

September 18, 2018

Held in Munich, Germany at the end of September, Oktoberfest is the largest Volksfest in the world. The event is essentially a mix between a travelling fair and a beer festival, and it runs anywhere from sixteen to eighteen days. To go along with the beer that is served, many people like to cook up their own meals.

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Fall Foliage Projects

September 14, 2018

The most defining feature of autumn is the abundance of colorful leaves that fall to the ground. These leaves can be used to create all sorts of things, including art, decorations, and other crafts. If you are looking for something fun to do during the fall season, try one of these foliage-based art projects.

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How to Create Time for Thinking & Brainstorming

September 13, 2018

An important aspect of working for a business is being creative. If you want your business to succeed, you need to offer creative content. A lot of people, however, have trouble setting aside the time needed to brainstorm interesting ideas. If you are at a creative standstill, try using these tricks to free up some…

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Getting Started Playing the Piano

September 11, 2018

If you love music, you should know that September is National Piano Month. Since the 1700s, the piano has been a staple of the music scene, and it has been used in a variety of live performances. There are many people who want to learn how to play the piano, but some of them have trouble figuring out where to start.

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How to Get Started with LinkedIn Advertising

September 6, 2018

LinkedIn is one of the most popular job networking platforms on the Internet, making it a great place to advertise your brand. If you want more people to know about you and your company, you can use LinkedIn’s advertising tools to advertise your content to your audience. With these tools, you can easily create an ad…

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5 Simple Ways to Improve Credit Scores

September 4, 2018

Having a strong credit score is an important part of making large purchases from certain companies. If you do not have a good credit score, you may not be allowed to buy certain types of houses or cars. In addition, having poor credit may have a strong impact on you if you are trying to start your own business. If…

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What Should You Do If You Have Internet Issues?

August 30, 2018

Did you notice that this post took longer than expected to load? Are you reading this on your phone because the Internet on your laptop or desktop doesn’t work well? Here are a few things you can do to get back up to speed.

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What Differences Offices Will Feature in 2023

August 28, 2018

Five years is a long time in the world of technology. Think about some of the changes you’ve experienced from 2013. The world has become better connected with new ways to communicate and send money. What are some differences that offices may have five years from now? Let’s take a look.

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Using Snapchat for Business

August 23, 2018

If your company is trying to reach a younger audience, then Snapchat is a great platform to be on. According to the Pew Research Center, approximately 78 percent of Snapchat users are between ages 18-24. While a small business might not be able to afford every type of ad sponsorship, here are a few ways you can use…

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End-of-Summer Songs

August 21, 2018

It’s hard to believe, but the start of Fall is just around the corner. There are only a few more weeks of fun in the sun, barbecues, and pool parties. Here are a few songs to help wrap up the summer.

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When Should You Open a CD?

August 17, 2018

A certificate of deposit (CD) is one of the many options you have when it comes to saving your hard-earned money. According to Investopedia, it’s a type of savings certificate in any denomination with a fixed maturity date (e.g. months, years) and specified fixed interest rate.

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Clever Ideas for Back-to-School Photos

August 16, 2018

It seems like yesterday that summer just began, but the start of a new school year is just around the corner. A back-to-school photo can create great memories. Here are a few ways you can get creative with your child’s back-to-school photos.

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7 Great Gifts for New College Students

August 14, 2018

The very first year of college is a period of growth and significant change. With that comes an opportunity to give the college student in your life something special and extremely useful. Here are a few great gift ideas.

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How to Ask for Flexible Hours

August 9, 2018

Employers have become focused on employee wellness and have offered employees the opportunity to create a schedule that works best for them. This has been a growing trend throughout the workforce. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately a quarter of U.S. employers offer flexible scheduling.

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Innovative Trailblazers: Elon Musk

August 7, 2018

If you were to think of someone who is currently inventing life-changing projects, Elon Musk would most likely be at the top of your list. Most well-known for being the founder of Tesla, Musk has constantly come up with new prototypes and projects that could change the way everyone travels. Here is some background…

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Celebrate National Peach Month

August 2, 2018

Did you know that August is National Peach Month? To celebrate, here are a few recipes that feature peaches.  

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Resume Do’s and Don’ts

July 31, 2018

When was the last time you made changes to your résumé? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employees spend an average of four years in their current role. If you haven’t switched jobs in a while, your résumé content and format might be out of date. Here are a few do’s and don’ts to update your résumé.

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Stay Secure with Mobile Banking

July 26, 2018

Mobile banking apps can save time as you won’t need to go to the bank to make a deposit. However, you might have some questions about the security of banking on your phone. According to a study from the U.S. Federal Reserve, 24 percent of respondents felt somewhat unsafe about their personal information when using…

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Best Songs for Sunsets

July 24, 2018

There’s no better time than July to catch a beautiful sunset. With longer days, it’s easier for more and more people to catch one. Here are a few great songs, based on your activity, to play as you watch the sunset.

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Wicked Wicker Projects

July 20, 2018

Have you ever thought of creating your own beautiful shelves or chairs? Wicker basically involves twigs usually made of willow and is extremely durable if cared for correctly. Making your own wicker items can be a bit time-consuming, but can save you a lot of money. Here are a few tips to help you get started, along…

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Farewell Gifts for Friends Who Are Moving

July 19, 2018

You’ve just gotten the news that someone close to you is moving away. There’s a lot on your friend’s mind right now as they get ready for the big move. Show your appreciation with the following gift ideas.

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Instagram Stories & Business: What You Need to Know

July 17, 2018

Instagram stories are an increasingly popular way to tell a story to younger audiences. According to social media management tool Sprout Social, approximately 71 percent of U.S. businesses use Instagram. Over 1/3 of all Instagram users publish stories, according to MediaKix. Here are some things you should know…

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How Bosses Can Inspire Employees Every Day

July 12, 2018

A great team starts with a great leader. Think of it this way: How would an MLB team make it to the World Series without great leadership? Your employees’ success begins with how you inspire them to do great things. Here are a few ways you can inspire your coworkers and employees.

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Shareable Picnic Recipes

July 10, 2018

July is National Picnic Month! Picnics are a great way to keep in touch with old friends or get outside on a beautiful day. Sharing a recipe is a great way to get people to try new things. Here are some picnic recipes meant for groups of 4 or more.

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Keep Your Laptop Charger in Great Shape

July 6, 2018

Have you ever been away from home with a broken laptop charger? There’s no worse feeling than not knowing where to go to replace it. If you tend to break them regularly, there might be a few things you can do to prevent it from happening again. Here are some suggestions.

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The Office Café

July 3, 2018

Does your office contain a coffee pot that is barely used or washed? If this sounds like your workplace, then it may be time to reevaluate what everyone drinks. Many employers are offering options that mimic coffee shops, everything from decadent hot chocolate to refreshing green teas with a comfortable seating area…

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Clever Ways to Cool Your Home

June 28, 2018

The average U.S. family spends at least $2,200 a year on their energy bill, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. If you live in an area with brutally hot and humid summers, then you know very well how much your energy bills can spike. To help offset your cooling costs, here are a few clever ways to cool your…

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Why Summer Is a Good Time to Focus on Employee Wellness

June 26, 2018

Have you thought about how you’re feeling about your job? Chances are, you and many of your employees might not be engaged and may be fatigued. According to research from HUB International, 54 percent of benefits professionals say employee morale is the most significant metric improved when implementing employee…

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6 Songs for Your Pool Party Playlist

June 22, 2018

Planning a pool party this summer? Chances are, you know that your playlist can set the mood for your entire day. Whether you plan on just having everyone relax and swim, or you want to get a competitive game of pool basketball or volleyball going, here are a few songs to add to your pool party playlist.

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Remote Employees Are Coming Back to the Office

June 21, 2018

Recently, you may have heard about IBM’s move to bring remote employees into their various campuses. This was a shocking announcement for many as IBM was one of the first companies to allow employees to work remotely, even installing remote terminals inside of homes as early as the 1980s. Here are some reasons why…

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Mid-Year Financial Checkup: What You Should Review

June 19, 2018

Can you believe that 2018’s halfway point is already here? For some businesses, June serves as the end of the fiscal year. While you might spend some time vacationing with family and friends, summer is also a good time to see how you’re doing with your personal finances. Here are a few things to check to be in good…

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