Business Tips

Tips for companies from startup to small business to enterprise. We share ideas from our twenty years in business, as well as insights from our 6000+ clients.

5 Characteristics of a Successful Entrepreneur

What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur? Is the ability innate; are you born with entrepreneurial abilities? Or,… Continue Reading →

Best Leadership Books for Remote Team Managers

Leaders today have all kinds of learning resources at their disposal—articles, videos, podcasts, and massive open online courses (MOOCs) to… Continue Reading →

Small Business Tips for Great Customer Service

Sometimes small business tips for great customer service pop up when you’re just trying to get a few errands in…. Continue Reading →

Types of Leadership for Remote Teams

What kind of leader are you? Do you lead the same way all the time, or do you change your… Continue Reading →

The Introvert Entrepreneur and Remote Working

The popular image of the entrepreneur usually involves a lot of hustle, glad-handing, networking, and nonstop pitching. But what about… Continue Reading →

Recruiting Remote Employees

The challenge of recruiting remote employees is one of the objections small and medium business owners have to remote working. How… Continue Reading →

51 Commute-Free Minutes

We received a lovely surprise from our Client Experience Associate Nancy Lane. Nancy was the winner of a little experiment… Continue Reading →

6 Ways to Handle Job Stress

Work can be stressful—especially for the entrepreneur or small business owner. In the American Psychological Association’s (APA) 2014 Stress in… Continue Reading →

5 Ways to Make Your Office Greener

Making your office more environmentally friendly doesn’t have to take a big investment of time or cash. In fact, some… Continue Reading →

7 Ways an Answering Service Makes Your Business Big

The job description of a typical answering service says it handles calls for you. That’s an UNDERSTATEMENT. And if you’ve… Continue Reading →

When to Type and When to Pick Up the Phone

AnswerConnect’s 24/7 availability depends heavily on a flexible workforce. We fully embrace the concept of remote work; some of our… Continue Reading →

Cloud Computing Explained in Layman’s Terms

Fact: one in five Americans have no idea what they’re talking about when discussing the cloud. Of those, 17% have… Continue Reading →