Nearly 70 percent of small and midsize businesses are coping with cloud applications running the gamut from storage services to productivity tools.
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The software, initially available for iPhone, allows small businesses to send messages that can be distributed via Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter or email marketing services.
A new integration combines the features of HTML 5 publishing solution Wix and e-commerce platform Shopify.
The new feature will make it possible to answer calls or send faxes and texts from a single business phone number, unifying communications.
Intuit's mobile application for accessing its cloud accounting software QuickBooks Online is now optimized for devices bigger than smartphones.
The way packages are delivered can make or break an online sale, but small retailers don't have to be at a disadvantage thanks to services such as ShipStation.
More U.S. shoppers are using smartphones or other mobile gadgets for research while they shop. Here's how small boutiques and merchants could benefit.
The Flint application for iPhone uses the smartphone's built-in camera and imaging features to make it easier for small merchants to accept credit cards.
Updates from Revel Systems and ShopKeep POS allow smaller retailers or food services more flexibility when it comes to pricing, ordering options.
The good news is that more SMBs are shoring up cyber-security defenses, but many worry the measures they are taking won't be adequate.