For being necessary to your business, internet can seem a complicated product to shop for: you know you need it, but you may not know who your choices are, what speed to choose, or what other factors are going over your head.

Not being an informed internet buyer might be fine for a person streaming TV at home or for a COO who can delegate the decision to a dedicated IT department—but it’s probably not fine for you. As a small-business owner, you have to watch the bottom line a hundred times closer than anyone else, so you have to make smart decisions.

That’s why we created this guide: to help you understand small-business internet before you buy.

In this five-part guide, we’ll teach you how small-business internet works and what aspects you need to consider when you’re buying internet service, as well as some tips to improve your internet’s performance and secure your internet activity once you’ve made a decision.


Go to Part 1: Network Type

Go to Part 2: Speed & Reliability

Go to Part 3: Wi-Fi

Go to Part 4: Security

Go to Part 5: Price

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