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Deer Valley Data Joins the Newtek Family of Companies

Greetings Deer Valley Data customers! Newtek is pleased to announce that Deer Valley Data and its Atjeu brand have joined the Newtek Family of Companies. If you’re not familiar with Newtek, you’ll be pleased to know that Newtek Technology Solutions is a leading managed technology and I.T. infrastructure company that has been around since 1997. [...]

Is Your Business Growing? 3 Tips on How to Scale

Scaling a growing business can be as challenging as starting one. These tips can help you navigate the roadblocks that come with success. You would think growing pains are a nice problem to have, but the challenges of scaling a business can trip up even the savviest of entrepreneurs. Sure, your store has grown forty percent [...]

The Depreciation Deduction, What SMB Should Know

An important new change to U.S. tax law quietly passed before the end of the year. I know, it sounds dull, but it’s actually quite exciting; the change is intended to help small and mid-sized businesses and might even work to stimulate the economy. The boost for SMB owners comes from an adjustment to Section 179 of [...]

8 HR Trends to Watch in 2016

With a new year comes the annual desire to understand what may be the important Human Resources topics, issues, and insights in the months ahead. In 2015, we saw a number of new trends, and in 2016, the HR landscape is changing more rapidly than ever before. Read on for 8 HR trends to look [...]

Managed Technology & The SMB

Technology drives modern business, regardless of size or industry. It’s how we interact with customers, distribute information, push revenue, and solve problems. However, for small and medium-sized businesses and startups, technology implementation is another in a long list of issues that result from a lack of resources. Few people have the expertise to manage much [...]

A New Type of Leader

By 2025, Millennials will make up about 75% of the work force. And as Millennials take over the workplace, the qualities that define a "leader" will change. For example, The Millennial Leadership Survey states nearly all, 91% of all Millennials, aspire to be leaders, and 43% of them are motivated to be the kind of leader that [...]

Deploy Location-Based Mobile Marketing to Reach Local Audiences

Have you ever used your phone to find a place to grab a drink or dine while in an unfamiliar neighborhood? If you have, than you’ve used location-based services. This is a clever kind of mobile marketing that allows businesses to target local consumers. A location-based mobile marketing strategy enables small businesses to better attract random [...]

EMV Shift – Where Do We Stand?

It has been over a month since EMV’s adoption began here in the U.S., and an overwhelming number of consumers are still unaware of this major change in the payments world.  If you haven't yet heard, from this point on, merchants will assume responsibility of fraud brought from swiping an old magstripe card instead of scanning or dipping cards with [...]

Handmade at Amazon

Handmade goods ecommerce site Etsy is facing tough competition in the wake of the announcement of Handmade at Amazon. Just like Etsy, Handmade at Amazon is a digital space where artisans can sell their crafts to the public. In addition to the nearly universal brand recognition, Handmade at Amazon will launch with over 80,000 items, 600 [...]

Digit to Win it

Saving is never easy, especially if you're living paycheck to paycheck. A new banking service called Digit does the saving for you. Digit is a free service that analyzes your spending from your checking account, and takes a little bit every day. Digit takes the small amount from your checking account and saves it in a [...]