Good news for RingCentral softphone users who've installed Microsoft Outlook 2013: the two are now compatible! If you've purchased a Windows 8 computer in the past several months, you may have gotten an Office 2013 license to go with it. Now that we have updated the Windows version of our softphone, you can access the softphone's full functionality on your Windows 8 PC. The updated softphone addressed a bug that prevented the RingCentral Microsoft Office plugin from working properly. Now that the bug has been resolved, Office 2013 users can: send faxes from within Office apps; import contacts stored in Microsoft Outlook to the softphone; and sync Outlook contacts with their RingCentral accounts via the web. For more

In your business, there are many most likely a number of ways that you sell your products or services to customers. Most businesses sell their products directly to end customers via one or a combination of different methods including: E-Commerce/Website Inside Sales Outside Sales In addition to direct selling methods, companies sometimes also employ indirect sales methods to reach customers. The advantages of an indirect sales model include lower cost of sales and the ability to scale your business quickly to reach new customers. However, there are many considerations to take into account when evaluating whether an indirect sales model is a good fit for your company. Some of the questions that you should ask

Small Business Saturday was founded by American Express in 2010 and is celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This year's Small Business Saturday is November 30 (tomorrow)! This special day was created to celebrate small businesses that support their communities. While Black Friday is about finding the best deals, Small Business Saturday is the avenue for supporting companies that help their communities thrive. Today's post is dedicated to small businesses looking to take full advantage of this year's Shop Small movement. 1) Participate There are no requirements - other than being a small business - to participate in Small Business Saturday. So long as you're a small business, you are automatically


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