Massage & Bodywork

March/April 2013

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teLL Me … What tech gadgets can help my practice succeed? By abram herman aBmp social media coordinator | aBMP Facebook Reader Poll How do you feel about technology in your practice? 71% i couldn't live without it 18% makes life way easier, but not a necessity apps, Gadgets, tablets, and widgets It's a whole new world of business, and embracing the latest productivity gadgets can make your practice easier to run than ever before. Whether you're a longtime tech junky or just looking to dip your toes in the water, there are many easy ways to incorporate technology into your practice without making a huge investment. A decade ago, you might have kept track of your accounts in longhand with a paper ledger. Today, your credit card processor can be linked to your accounting software, with all the data stored in the cloud, accessible on your computer, tablet, or smartphone, and ready to send to the IRS at the click of a button. There's no doubt that new technology requires learning new skills, but the time it takes upfront to learn your way around the systems will pay off again and again in terms of time saved and money earned. 11% did You Know? i could go either way IF YOU TAKE A BOOK THAT CONTAINS 300 PAGES AT AROUND 200 WORDS PER PAGE, YOU COULD FIT ABOUT 333 OF THESE BOOKS ONTO 1 GIGABY TE OF COMPUTER MEMORY. A T YPICAL TABLET COMPUTER CONTAINS AROUND 16 GIGABY TES OF STOR AGE SPACE, WHICH ME ANS YOU COULD STORE WELL OVER 5,000 BOOKS ON A DEVICE THAT'S SMALLER THAN A SINGLE BOOK! 20 massage & bodywork march/april 2013

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