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Ways to Improve Your Business's Connectivity

Ways to Improve Your Business's Connectivity

Nowadays, every company requires a reliable internet connection. Your internet allows you to operate your business, connect with customers, and market your product or services effectively. Without a dependable internet connection, you’re going to have a hard time staying productive when you have to fix downtime by resetting routers, changing cables, and so on. Not to mention, without a reliable internet connection, your employees can’t work efficiently. As a female business owner, your team depends on you to make the right calls and investments to have a good internet connection. If you’d like to learn some ways to improve your business's connectivity, read our guide below.

Use a business internet plan

Most internet providers have separate plans for households and businesses, and even if you’re running a small business, you should invest in the business plan. Business internet plans are specifically designed for top performance, allowing your business to operate smoothly with peace of mind. Connecting your computers directly to the router using Ethernet cables always provides the best connection, but these days, many business Wi-Fi plans are beneficial as well.

Have the appropriate topology

Your network topology plays a significant role in your connection’s reliability. In simple terms, topology is the design or setup of devices throughout a network. There are several factors to consider when choosing a topology, one of which is the design itself. Many companies will use a star pattern that allows the devices to connect into a central hub, as opposed to connecting to separate hubs. There are many other topology designs to choose from, so you’ll just have to see which one works best for your business.

Update your hardware

Ladies, we know many of you don’t want to get overly involved with the technology in your businesses and merely use “whatever works.” But sometimes your technology needs an update. Many small business owners are strapped for cash and they need to use whatever they can afford. However, we’d like to challenge you with investing in new hardware. Simply updating your modem, router, and Ethernet cables can improve your connectivity exponentially.

Technology in business is no longer a man’s game, and nowadays women-owned and operated businesses are updating their technology on a regular basis, as should you. We hope our suggestions to improve your business's connectivity help your business’s internet speed skyrocket.