Tech Smart Boss

By David Ferguson

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🚀 Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week - Issue #251

This week's Cool Tech of the Week falls in the category of not every Tech Smart Boss needs it. But if you do have production databases and you don't have a backup and recovery process in place, I can't recommend this tool enough, SQLBackupAndFTP.I found mysel…

 
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🚀 Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week - Issue #250

This week's Cool Tech of the Week if you do a lot of browser based website or software testing. The name is weird, but the product is pretty darn cool, Bird Eats Bug.It's not for all Tech Smart Bosses, but if you do have a web-based software testing component…

 
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🚀 Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week - Issue #249

Do you create content in multiple languages? It could be a boost to your business if you do (or if you're thinking about doing it). This week's Cool Tech of the Week helps you do that quicker, TextUnited.In my primary business, we have a software product that…

 
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🚀 Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week - Issue #248

My interest in social media platforms has decreased greatly over time, but in some cases, they are something that you should be involved with for business purposes. LinkedIn is one of those platforms that, while it has a lot of issues, it still has the reputa…

 
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🚀 Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week - Issue #247

I try to avoid having the Cool Tech of the Week be a Mac only or PC only type of tool, so I'll just warn you in advance, if you don't use a Mac, this week's Cool Tech of the Week doesn't apply to you. It's TextSniper.TextSniper is one of those little utilitie…

 
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🚀 Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week - Issue #246

If you're anything like me, you own a lot of web domains, many not in use, but for future ideas. In fact, I think many Tech Smart Bosses are domain collectors.I've got 76 internet domains at the moment and the reason I know that number for the first time, it'…

 
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🚀 Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week - Issue #245

Sometimes the simplest tools can be huge in value, that's the case for this week's Cool Tech of the Week, Remove.bg.Back a few years ago, removing the background of an image or logo was a real pain unless you were a graphic designer. I can't tell you how much…

 
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🚀 Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week - Issue #244

As a Tech Smart Boss we're all about keeping our inbox clean from unwanted email, but that also include unwanted tracking and privacy concerns. This week's Cool Tech of the Week can help with that, DuckDuckGo Email Protection.It's officially in beta right now…

 
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🚀 Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week - Issue #243

This week's Cool Tech of the Week falls in the category of productivity and collaboration tools. It's one of the biggest names in the SaaS industry, so this week we give it a shoutout, Notion.We've highlighted a few Notion competitors in the past, tools such …

 
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🚀 Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week - Issue #242

In episode 42 of the podcast, I talked about how important it was to delegate tedious tasks as a Tech Smart Boss. A key part was documenting steps and processes to make it plain to the person doing the task. This week's Cool Tech of the Week can help with tha…

 
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🚀 Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week - Issue #241

A Tech Smart Boss is always trying to get an advantage when it comes to sales and marketing. Typically, we wear multiple hats, so we need to make great use of technology to scale and maximize our efforts. This week's Cool Tech of the Week helps with this, Lea…

 
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🚀 Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week - Issue #240

If you've followed me for a while, you know I really like Slack. And I still do, but this may shock some of you, but I made the switch away from Slack to this week's Cool Tech of the Week, Chanty.Now I'm not going to pretend to tell you Chanty is as good as S…

 
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🚀 Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week - Issue #239

This week's Cool Tech of the Week makes it easier to manage your websites, it's WPCodeBox.WPCodeBox has a great use case for WordPress developers by allowing them to easily add in code snippets to change the behavior of WordPress, plus by allowing you to stor…

 
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🚀 Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week - Issue #238

I'm sure you already know this, but you have absolutely no idea who is behind most of the traffic to your website. If you're lucky to have a 5% conversion rate on your traffic, that leaves 95% of your traffic as unknown.We've talked about some tools in the pa…

 
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🚀 Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week - Issue #237

This week we wanted to highlight a really nice task management and customer service tool that is perfect for a Tech Smart Boss. The Cool Tech of the Week is, DoneDone.As the name implied, DoneDone is going to help you get your work done faster. In one platfor…

 
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🚀 Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week - Issue #236

A Tech Smart Boss is always focused on being as efficient and productive as possible. So one thing that drives us crazy is when we do (or in this case type) the same thing, over and over and over again. This week's Cool Tech of the Week helps with this proble…

 
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🚀 Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week - Issue #235

This week Dropbox delivered a new tool that can help a Tech Smart Boss and it's pretty slick. It's this week's Cool Tech of the Week, Dropbox Capture.While we moved away from using Dropbox for file storage for pCloud, we still actively use Dropbox Paper for n…

 
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🚀 Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week - Issue #234

Collecting customer feedback is critical for a Tech Smart Boss. We talked about this in episode 83 of the podcast. This week's Cool Tech of the Week can help you do that, it's Frill.We've covered a few products similar to this over the years. We talked about …

 
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🚀 Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week - Issue #233

Firefox (Mozilla) has been coming out with a lot of great features above and beyond the browser that we all know (and some love). In the past we named their Send product as Cool Tech of the Week. This week, they released Firefox Relay and it's our Cool Tech o…

 
#232・

🚀 Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week - Issue #232

If you have a podcast, then this week's Cool Tech of the Week is a must-have, it's Rate This PodcastThe Tech Smart Boss Podcast has been on pause for a while, but we do have an archive of over 130 episodes you can check out in your favorite podcast player or …