Resolution #9: Upgrade your technology. Being penny-wise and pound foolish is no way to run a small business. The beginning of a year is a good time to make sure the tech you and your employees currently use is performing effectively. Outdated hardware can literally slow your business down.

Cloud-based software allows you to access vital information wherever you are, whenever you want. It makes you and your staff more productive.

Tech companies are constantly innovating. It’s well worth taking advantage of their efforts. Investing in tech will save you time (and money), improve internal and external communications, tighten security (see Resolution # 11) and boost customer relationships.