Essential gadgets you must own before starting a new business

by Priyanka on 25/06/2018
Are you increasingly worrying about what kind of tech purchases you should make to run your small business smoothly? Don’t worry, we got you covered. Here’s a neat guide to all that you may need to supplement your small e-venture.

Before starting a new business, albeit small, you need to ponder over your gadget purchases almost the same way as big enterprises. In fact, you need to be extra careful in choosing products which meet your requirement without creating a huge dent in your budget. All gadgets you invest in need to be user-friendly keeping in mind the limited resources you might be having in terms of operating them. For instance, as a bakery owner, apart from taking care of the raw materials and the processes, you might have to take care of the finances as well as the customer outreach.

Here is a roundup of some of the crucial gadgets that might fulfil your needs while starting a new business. Read on to understand their effectiveness in providing a distinct edge to your operations.

All-in-One Copier/Printer/Scanner/Fax

We might be standing in the age of email and cloud but we are yet to do away with paper, however environmentally alarming it might sound. So it’s better to invest in a machine which encompasses all the essential features of a printer, fax, and a copy machine. That way, you have a cost-effective operational device in aiding your daily business requirements.

External hard drive

External hard drive turns out to be a flexible addition to any local storage solution helping small businesses in a bug way. Some good products available in the market have USM adapters available for USB 3.0, FireWire, and Thunderbolt, with the capability of serving any kind of personal computers. The ideal gadget should have a combination of speed, ease of use, and versatility, with an improvised version of social networking.

Network Attached Server

Network Attached Server (NAS) is a good fit for small businesses. They provide a way for everyone in a business to share data, and even lets you to sync files across a range of computers and even mobile devices. They have good backup options too.

Accounting software

Management of payable and receivable accounts is a crucial part of business operation. The ideal software should be low-cost with a simple and clean user interface, good support system and hassle-free setup mechanism in place. The right software should also provide effective collaboration, financial transaction-processing, and tracking tools.

Virtual workspace/Remote access

Remote access allows you to create an on-the-fly network in the cloud. You can add the network devices you use every day such as file servers, computers, printers, and fax machines. Once that is done, you will be able to invite other users to connect to the network and share these devices irrespective of your location. The networking-as-a-Service (NaaS) trend is targeted at the low end of the small and mid-sized business market. This also eliminates the need for a small business to invest in traditional networking hardware and networking IT.

Amazon for selling, customer outreach and branding

The other crucial aspects of starting a new business are branding and wider customer reach. For both the proposition, you can consider Amazon. Our tailor-made seller portal enables you to reach out to a wider audience across the globe in addition to giving you the much-needed boost in terms of branding.

So go ahead and invest in some cool gadgets to take your business to the next level.

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