Technology Trends and Tools Businesses Should Watch Out For

Technology Trends and Tools Businesses Should Watch Out For

Business technology trends are typically linear and progressive. They tell us a lot about what technology is standard now and what we can expect to need or have available in the future. Having a solid understanding of what’s happening is key, it’s what our customers will come to expect and how we’ll need to evolve…

What Is a Remote Receptionist and How Does It Work?
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What Is a Remote Receptionist and How Does It Work?

Most businesses that grow to a certain point all reach the same realization: They’re getting too many calls, and they need a remote receptionist. This is an exciting time, because it means that your business is thriving and that you’re at the next level of scaling.  It can also be nerve-wracking, especially if the business…

Our Favorite Business Podcasts – Impact Theory
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Our Favorite Business Podcasts – Impact Theory

If you’re a small business owner, and you aren’t already listening to the Impact Theory podcast, hosted by Tom Bilyeu, you’re missing out. More Than Just a Business Podcast Impact Theory is not just a business podcast; it’s a valuable resource for mindset training, as well as health and lifestyle tips to help you succeed (and recognize/appreciate…

Can Your Small Business Afford A Call Answering Service?
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Can Your Small Business Afford A Call Answering Service?

We know better than anyone that small businesses often come with tight budgets, even as you’re starting to grow. You may be swamped with expenses that you never considered before starting up your own venture like invoicing software, liability insurance, and even pest control for your office if you have one.  A small budget quickly…

How Remote Workers Stay Connected with a Virtual Receptionist
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How Remote Workers Stay Connected with a Virtual Receptionist

We’re months into the COVID-19 pandemic, and plenty of businesses still have as many of their employees working from home as possible. Even outside of the pandemic, a large number of businesses have been increasing remote work opportunities for their staff. While there are plenty of great advantages that come with remote working, some businesses…

5 Resources That Will Make Every Real Estate Investor’s Job Easier
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5 Resources That Will Make Every Real Estate Investor’s Job Easier

To say real estate investors are busy is a gross understatement. Agents are constantly rushing to appointments with partners or to show one of their available properties or putting out any number of property management fires; it is not a career choice for the timid. When you have so many things coming at you at…

5 Seamless Ways to Get Your Calls to a Virtual Receptionist
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5 Seamless Ways to Get Your Calls to a Virtual Receptionist

Virtual receptionists can make your life much, much easier. They can answer all of your calls or any call overflow that you have (it’s up to you!), and high-quality services are able to take messages, capture leads, register customers, and even process payments. Your customers call you, and when you want us to, we’ll be…

How to Reopen Your Small Business With A Bang

How to Reopen Your Small Business With A Bang

Small Business Week may have been postponed to a later date, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start maximizing sales in your small business today. The shutdowns and economic impact from COVID-19 have been frustrating to say the least, and have had a significant impact on small businesses. However, small businesses everywhere are starting to open their…

Our Favorite Business Podcasts This Month
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Our Favorite Business Podcasts This Month

Whether you’re preparing to reopen your doors, choosing to continue social distancing for a while longer, or branch out into an entirely new business, there’s no time like the present to seek a little business inspiration.  At PATLive, we’ve been curating some of our favorite podcasts to help small businesses plan and prepare for the…