The Best Of 2020: Our Top Eight Blog Posts

Kyle Lim
29-Dec-2020 11:37:32

On the very last day of the eventful year that was 2020, it’s time to look back at eight of the blog posts published this year, that received the most attention and views.

While compiling this list, we’ve noted several trends that revealed much about the underlying interests of readers such as yourself;

 

Articles About Government Grants Received The Most Views

The Business Owner’s Guide to Government Grants For Funding Digital Transformation Efforts

With many businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and the Circuit Breaker (CB) period this year, it’s no surprise that our readers would be most interested in any information about the various government grants that are available.

With many businesses embarking on the digitalisation of their services out of necessity, our readers needed sources of funding to implement their new digital solutions, and therefore were interested in the relevant details of the grants they could apply for.

We hope that the content that we’ve published this year relating to governments grants have been useful for you in this regard.

 

Articles About FinTech And Professional Services Also Scored Highly On Views Received

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Articles which are specific to certain industries, such as FinTech and professional services, also garnered a respectable amount of attention and views from our readers.

These articles are notable in that they provided our readers with recommendations as to how they can differentiate their businesses in competitive industries, and how software solutions (including our ERP software) can help them do so.

This suggests that our readers are especially interested in our content when it’s more directly relevant to the industries their businesses operate in. In recognition of that fact, we will endeavour to produce more industry-specific content in 2021.

 

'Tips And Tricks' Articles Continue To Be Popular Amongst Our Readers

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Continuing a trend from the previous year, ‘tips and tricks’ articles published this year also feature as some of our content with the highest views in 2020.

This applies not just for such articles for ERP software from major vendors such as NetSuite, but other forms of business software which supports collaborative work – such as Microsoft Teams – as well.

This suggests that our readers are interested in making the most effective use of all types of business software, especially those that helps them maintain business continuity in these disruptive times.

 

Now, it’s time to take a look at our top blog posts of 2020, starting with number eight.

 

8. How Can You Extend The Functionalities Of Your ERP Software To Suit Your Business Needs? Use These Third-Party Integrations To Do So!


How Can You Extend The Functionalities Of Your ERP Software To Suit Your Business Needs? Use These Third-Party Integrations To Do So!

No ERP software, no matter how feature-rich or specialised for an industry, can fully meet the operational needs of an individual business out of the box. This is because the processes of each business are unique and different from each other, much less the difference between different industries. But that’s what third-party apps and add-ons for ERP software are for.

To find out about a third-party integration that resolves any specific business need you might have, take a look at our list here.

 

7. Tips And Tricks For Remote Working With Microsoft Teams

Tips And Tricks For Remote Working With Microsoft Teams

To enable work-from-home (WFH) arrangements and maintain business continuity during the CB period, many businesses have adopted collaborative platforms such as Microsoft Teams.

However, if you’re relatively new to Teams as an end users, you may not be aware of the shortcuts you can use with the platform to achieve a better collaborative experience.

We put together five of the most useful tips and tricks that you can employ for Microsoft Teams, which you can read about here.

 

6. Taking FinTech And Financial Services To The Next Level With Oracle NetSuite

Taking FinTech And Financial Services To The Next Level With Oracle NetSuite

FinTech and financial services firms are increasingly interested in acquiring business management systems that are capable of fully supporting their growth. Oracle NetSuite is an ideal option in this regard, as it offers a number of compelling business advantages for businesses in these industries.

We discuss five ways that the true cloud ERP can boost the competitiveness of FinTech and financial services firms here.

 

5. Common Questions About Peppol And The Nationwide E-invoicing Network

Common Questions About Peppol And The Nationwide E-invoicing Network

To help local businesses transition to e-invoicing through the Nationwide E-invoicing Network based on the Peppol Network, IMDA offered a one-time E-invoicing Registration Grant of S$200 to businesses which signed up with the Network this year.

We answered some of the most common questions that our readers would have asked about Peppol and the Nationwide E-invoicing Network here.

 

4. Tips And Tricks For Oracle - NetSuite End Users

Tips And Tricks For Oracle - NetSuite End Users

To draw out the full potential of Oracle NetSuite in your day-to-day work, you’d want to master the use of the various tips and tricks that others on the Internet have found for the powerful cloud ERP software.

We curated four of the most popular tips and tricks for getting the most out of NetSuite here.

 

3. Six Ways To Differentiate Your Professional Services Firm From The Competition

Six Ways To Differentiate Your Professional Services Firm From The Competition

If the growth of your professional services firm has stalled, it’s a sign that you’re relying too much on expertise to sell the services of your business. This means you’d need to identify a unique competitive advantage that your business possesses to set it apart from your rivals.

We provided six ways you can differentiate your professional services firm from the competition here.

 

2. What To Expect From The Latest Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Update: 2020 Release Wave 2

What To Expect From The Latest Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Update: 2020 Release Wave 2

The two product updates that were released by Microsoft for Business Central in 2020 brought numerous improvements to the ERP software, including integration with Microsoft Teams, support for migration from Business Central on-premises to the cloud, and various features that were most requested by users.

Read about the highlights for the 2020 Release Wave 1 and Wave 2 for Business Central here.

 

1. The Top 13 FAQs About The Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG)

The Top 13 FAQs About The Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG)

If you’re planning a digital transformation project for your business for the first time, you’d likely be looking for a way to fund that project through government grants. In this case, the PSG is the first such grant you should consider applying for. And this means you’d have some questions about the PSG.

We provide answers to 13 of the most frequently-asked questions about the PSG here.

Looking Forward To New Beginnings In 2021

We hope you’ve enjoyed reading the content we produced in this tumultuous and eventful year, and we’ll continue bringing you even more interesting and educational content about business and ERP software in 2021.

On the last day of 2020, we at AFON wish you a Happy New Year!

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