November 9 2012 Archives This week, we showed you how to set up Virtual Extensions from within your Admin Portal and illustrated a few ways that your hosted phone system can be good for easing fears about business growth. For businesses that have Instagram accounts, you can now use the new web profile feature to promote your latest offerings. Restaurants can highlight specials, retail stores can promote their latest goods, and traditional offices can highlight staff members or community service events that they’ve been participating in. Twitter announced that some passwords were mistakenly changed or compromised. If your small business uses this social networking tool, it might be a good time to change your password. It’s a few weeks away, but American Express has been partnering with local businesses to promote Small Business Saturday, happening on November 24th. Qualified businesses can get free advertising when they sign up before November 19th. Forbes posted some thoughts from a contributor about small business lessons learned during the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. The NASDAQ Stock Market posted some good financial considerations to take if you plan on starting a small business in 2013. About Dave MorrisDave is a content strategist and writer at Vonage Business Solutions, working with teams across the company to build communication programs that enable our customers and assist our prospects. He enjoys living in Atlanta and is an avid gardener, restaurant enthusiast and live music fan.