Free mobile application for Android and Apple iOS makes it easier to stay in touch with random groups originally distributed on paper, helps provide context for who is trying to reach you.
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Natalie Gagliordi is a staff writer for CBS Interactive based in Louisville, Kentucky, covering business technology for ZDNet. She previously worked as the editor of Kiosk Marketplace, an online B2B trade publication that focused on interactive self-service technology, while also contributing to additional websites that covered retail technology, digital signage hardware and mobile payment trends. Natalie attended George Washington University, where she studied communication sciences, and also the University of South Florida, where she received a B.A. in News-Editorial Journalism.
If you're a small business using Google Apps, you should consider this cloud-delivered application that integrates tightly with Google Apps and Gmail.
New Upware marketplace features well-known software applications for data backup, security and collaboration; other categories to be added in the future.
Almost 60 percent of small business owners surveyed by The Wall Street Journal and Vistage International believe in social media, but LinkedIn is their preferred tool.
A customer survey by BetterCloud, a developer of Google Apps administration tools, offers insight into what's inspiring adoption.
The enterprise social network allows the eight-person team to streamline communications and share information more quickly among hundreds of volunteers around the globe.
Drobo's new relationship with Barracuda Networks provides small businesses with basic file sharing and online backup options.
If your small business hosts lots of meetings or seminars, it may want to look at new features in Constant Contact's EventSpot offering.
Small businesses find most new customers through word of mouth. Here are some new or updated services for amplifying those voices and offering targeted deals.
Latest edition of the cloud service adds new social features, such as the ability to 'follow' the progress being made on certain projects.
If you forget to lock up when you leave or don't want to leave keys behind, SimpliciKey can help.
The mobile app offers rich resources for creating invoices, managing customers and generating financial reports.
The high-tech giant's new ConnectKey platform embeds security, enables direct connections to cloud services and custom workflow apps.
The tax software giant's latest service is an online portal where small-business owners can find qualified CPAs.
While natural disasters have a way of convincing small businesses to reconsider their backup and recovery plans, human error and system failures are far more common.