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12 Money Saving Tech Tips For SMBs

Smaller companies are under constant pressure to maximize their performance with minimal resources. However, you can't do business without technology -- and tech means spending money, something there never seems to be quite enough of for growing businesses. You keep a vigilant eye on costs as a matter of course. So you need to be creative to get what you and your employees need -- from phone service to software to desks and chairs -- without busting the budget. No matter what your business needs
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Just don't buy from this guy. Like a car, new tech tends to depreciate fast and furiously. And as the auto industry prefers "pre-owned" for its used market, tech prefers the term "refurbished." Buying refurbished can save major money, especially on hardware that always has a new model around the corner. Smartphones are a great example. Know your supplier and reap the rewards of a market that's always eager for the next new thing.

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