Technology Tools: Protecting Educational Assets

Technology Tools: Protecting your Investment in Education

An Alabama technical school lost thousands of dollars worth of industrial training equipment. Officials admitted they weren't sure exactly how much had been stolen... Four teachers at a Texas school were accused of stealing more than $16,000 worth of school property, including mp3 players, DVD … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Celebrities Need An Asset Tracking Solution

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Whether it’s in magazines, on the television, or online, we all see the fancy lifestyles celebrities lead. A taste of the famous life would undoubtedly be fabulous, but the life of the rich and famous isn’t always easy and carefree. After spending millions on maintaining a luxurious lifestyle, think … [Read more...]

3 Technical Tools for Teachers During Back to School Time

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From parents frantically buying school supplies to kids with back to school anxiety, back to school time can be a little crazy for everyone and teachers are no exception. Are your Augusts spent organizing classrooms and preparing lesson plans? This blog is for you. Here are three tech tools teachers … [Read more...]

Inventory Shrinkage and Education Costs

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No one doubts the financial pressure bearing down on school districts across the country. We face a steady stream of stories about teacher layoffs, oversized classrooms and poor results. We’d like to draw attention to an aspect of the crisis near and dear to us: inventory costs. With school systems … [Read more...]

Package Tracking System Helps Higher Ed Make the Grade

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For college students, August means heading to campus and getting settled into academic routines. For those working on campus, it likely also signals an increase in mail and packages sent to higher education campuses will dramatically increase. The number of allegations of lost or stolen mail … [Read more...]

It’s 3pm: do you know where your school assets are?

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Are your school's asset management policies breaking the bank? Businesses employ adults who generally work in an office on a fairly fixed schedule. And businesses have a hard time keeping track of their physical assets. Now think about schools. Consider the large, complex, open-ended … [Read more...]

U.S. government grants for small businesses

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  Grants.Gov The information hub for U.S. Government grants is Grants.Gov. The website emphasizes that federal grants are not benefits or entitlements, but are used for an approved public purpose of support or stimulation. They are not meant to assist individuals and cannot be used by the … [Read more...]

Six Video Marketing Tips for YouTube Success

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Today, we close the “one million YouTube views” celebration and announce the lucky winner of an iPad mini.  For those of you who didn’t win the iPad, we bestow upon you the gift of knowledge. Read on for a few helpful tips your small business can use to reach your customer on YouTube. A little … [Read more...]

How SMBs can Make Meaningful Connections on LinkedIn

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LinkedIn seems like the premier site for professional networking: 50 million members joined LinkedIn in 2012, and more than half of its users are business decision makers. So how can SMBs make meaningful connections without looking as if they’re exploiting the platform for conversions? Read on to … [Read more...]

Pinterest for Small Business

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Chances are, you know someone who uses Pinterest to organize and share content on virtual pin boards. Pinterest can also be used as a valuable marketing & sales tool for small businesses, and it’s easy to get started. You probably have electronic images, brochures, and other collateral on hand? … [Read more...]