Close to half of small businesses recently surveyed by Constant Contact haven't bothered to update the information about their company that's available online, which could be a big mistake.
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Long-time small-business advocate Heather Clancy translates the latest SMB trends -- from e-commerce technologies to cost-effective applications, hardware, collaboration tools and cloud services that improve SMB efficiency.
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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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