Kirk McElhearn

Kirk McElhearn has been writing about technology and business for more than 15 years. He has written for national publications, has authored or co-authored more than two dozen books about technology, and writes for a number of publications and blogs. Find out more about Kirk on his blog Kirkville, or follow him on Twitter @mcelhearn.

Password Manager

Stay Efficient and Organized with a Password Manager

As our dependence on online accounts has increased, so have the options for protecting our data. Password Managers provide you with the tools to create memorable passwords and to fill them in quickly and efficiently, when you need them.

Book Review Venture Deals

Book Review – Venture Deals, by Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson

Business Book Review: We look at "Venture Deals," by Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson. Why read Venture Deals? It helps you understand the term sheet, and can be your reference guide to funding.

Tablet vs Laptop

Tablet vs. Laptop: Pros and Cons of Replacing a Laptop with a Tablet

With the power and flexibility of today's tablets, do you really need a laptop? Can you do all or most of the work you need with a tablet? In this article, we look at the pros and cons of replacing a laptop with a tablet.

Cloud Storage Comparison

Cloud Storage Comparison: 5 Best Options for Business

The most practical way to store and share files is to use a cloud storage provider, but not all cloud storage services are equal. In this article, we compare the 5 most popular cloud storage providers and explain how to choose the best option for your business.

How to Make a Human Friendly Office

10 Ways to Create a Human-Friendly Office

Whether you have cubicles, an open-plan office space or private offices for each employee, there are ways you can make your office a happier place. Here are 10 ways to create a more comfortable, human-friendly office for your employees.

Book Review – When: The Scientific Secrets to Perfect Timing by Daniel Pink

Book Review – When: The Scientific Secrets to Perfect Timing, by Daniel Pink

Business Book Review: We look at Daniel Pink's new book, "When: The Scientific Secrets to Perfect Timing." How to be efficient, productive, and inspired.

Why Your SaaS Startup Should Be Using Accounting Software

Why You Need SaaS Accounting Software for Your Startup

Accounting software offers so much more than Excel that it’s really a no-brainer for SaaS startups. Here's why you should be using SaaS accounting software.

Why Your Startup Should Use Two-Factor Authentication (And How to Enable it)

Why Your Startup Should Use Two-Factor Authentication (And How to Enable it)

For just about any kind of business, one of your most valuable assets is your data. While there is no 100 percent foolproof way to protect your data, the one thing you need to do is use two-factor authentication to protect your accounts.