Since 1963, the president has proclaimed one week out of the year as National Small Business Week, citing the importance of small businesses to our national economy. The week of April 29-May 5 will celebrate and acknowledge the hard work and dedication millions of Americans put forth each day to ensure their businesses prosper. Marc Saltzman, business technology expert, partnered with KillerApps.tv and the brands below to showcase some of the tech tools and services to help small businesses grow by boosting productivity in the office or on the go.
This sleek laptop will help entrepreneurs and small business owners stay productive in the office and on the go!
Pushing the boundaries of portable computing, the 2018 LG gram features an impressive screen in a remarkably compact design – the perfect notebook for busy entrepreneurs seeking power and durability to keep business running smoothly. At just 2.1 pounds, the 13-inch model is incredibly light and boasts a high-capacity 72Wh battery that lasts up to 22.5 hours, so business owners can worry less about finding a power outlet. The LG gram is available in 13-, 14- and 15-inch models and for small businesses looking for extra connectivity, LG’s commercial grade gram comes equipped with the Windows 10 Pro operating system.
- Available for purchase at Amazon, B&H, Fry’s and www.LGsolutions.com.
- For more information, visit www.ProLGgram.com.
This worry-free printer is a must for small business owners.
Brother Black and White Laser All-in-One Printer
The Brother MFC-L2750DW is a compact monochrome all-in-one laser printer that delivers full-featured performance for busy home and small offices. Equipped with wireless networking, an up to 250-sheet capacity paper tray and a 2.7” color touchscreen display, this printer is durable,reliable and fast with class-leading print and copy speeds up to 36ppm. This all-in-one makes printing as mobile as you are, allowing for wireless printing from your desktop, laptop, smartphone and tablet plus NFC “touch to connect” printing and scanning for extra convenience. The step-up XL Extended Print model includes up to two years of toner in the box, making toner replacement one less thing you have to worry about.
- Priced at $249.99.
- Available for purchase at Amazon, Staples, Office Depot and Best Buy.
- For more information, visit www.brotherbwprint.com/homeofficesmalloffice.
Create more sales opportunities and reduce costs with this business solution from Ooma.
Ooma Office is the simplest to use, easiest to install, most reliable business phone for small and mid-sized businesses. With our service, you’ll have access to more than 35 business features including automating incoming calls with a virtual receptionist and a free mobile calling app which allows you to make and receive calls from your business line while on the go. Ooma Office is always contract free, and with our flat service rate of $19.95 per user per month, you’ll save a ton as well. Ooma Office is simply a smart call.
- Priced at $199 for Ooma Office™ Base Station with 2 Linx remote adapters, $199.99 Yealink T23G IP Phone and service is $19.95 per month per extension.
- Available for purchase at www.ooma.com.
- For more information, visit www.ooma.com/office.
Enjoy top Internet speeds in every corner of your business with this Wi-fi system.
Linksys Velop Mesh System
Linksys Velop is a true modular mesh Wi-Fi system that can be installed in various mesh configurations providing fast and reliable Wi-Fi to the edge of a network. Velop is designed for performance where each Velop “node” is a powerful Tri-Band AC2200 device that serves as router, range extender, access point, and bridge. Each node is configured during setup by the accompanying Linksys app (available for iOS and Android) and serves as a powerful Wi-Fi management tool with useful features, such as guest access, parental controls, device prioritization, and more. Velop is available in 3-,2- and 1-Pack options.
- Priced in 3 configurations: $199 for the white Velop 1 pack, $349 for the white or black Velop 2 pack or $499 for the white Velop 3 pack.
- Available for purchase at www.linksys.com, Amazon, Best Buy, Ingram, Tech Data, D&H, Insight, Newegg, Synnex, Walmart, Target and CDW.
- For more information, visit www.linksys.com/us/Velop/business.