Inbox Zero: Worthwhile or a Waste of Time?

Inbox Zero: Worthwhile or a Waste of Time?

What is Inbox Zero? Depending on who you ask, Inbox Zero is either a brilliant way to stay organized by keeping your email inbox nearly empty or it’s an impractical, nearly impossible standard that no busy professional could possibly keep up with. For the creator of the Inbox Zero Method, Merlin Mann, the real goal…

Mastering Microsoft 365 Email and Document Management

Mastering Microsoft 365 Email and Document Management

Like millions of small businesses around the world, Eclipse Consulting extensively relies on Microsoft Office solutions (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) for business productivity and business communications.  As a technology services firm, we also set up and install Microsoft solutions for our clients all the time. Recently, our team was discussing about what we can…

Meeting Scheduling Software: Calendly vs Acuity vs Microsoft Bookings

Meeting Scheduling Software: Calendly vs Acuity vs Microsoft Bookings

Meeting scheduling software programs are designed to cut down on back-and-forth emails trying to find a time when everyone can meet. Plus, these apps make it easy for clients to book their appointments. The three best known meeting scheduling apps are: Calendly Acuity Scheduling Microsoft Bookings These calendar-based scheduling tools make it easy to set…

Physical vs Virtual Servers: What, Why and How

Physical vs Virtual Servers: What, Why and How

Physical vs virtual servers Most small businesses use one or more physical servers. These hardware devices are essentially big computers with more capacity than desktops.  Like all computers, servers have a motherboard, memory, and disk space.  Physical servers can be located in your office, in a data center, or in “the cloud” (a data center…

Google Workspace vs Microsoft 365

Google Workspace vs Microsoft 365

In 2020, G suite became Google Workspace and Office 365 became Microsoft 365. The names have changed but they’re still great tools with even more features now. Google Workspace vs Microsoft 365: Both offer business email plus productivity apps For most businesses, email is the #1 tool for business communication. Your employees’ email inboxes contain…