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.
Small Business Matters
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.
Heather Clancy is an award-winning business journalist specializing in transformative technology and innovation
There are plenty of enterprise-grade services that filter incoming messages. SaneBox is one of the latest offerings that meets the needs of small businesses.
Mavenlink is teaming up with Microsoft to create software that links its cloud workflow and communications service with applications including Word, Excel or PowerPoint.
Almost two-thirds of consumers responding to a January 2013 survey have used their smartphone or tablet to place an online food order.
Xero is partnering with Harvest to bring time tracking and invoicing into its small-business accounting platform.
The software developer eventually plans to deliver all of its security, archiving, and communications applications via the cloud services model.
The venerable Office isn't going away anytime soon, but get ready to hear a whole lot more in 2013 from Microsoft and rival Google about how cloud apps can help small businesses become more efficient.
CreativeLive offers up to five classes daily on everything from graphic design to how to write an effective business plan for your small business.
A comprehensive review from NextAdvisor ranks eight leading offerings for metrics such as price, analytics and the number of contacts supported.
Booker (formerly known as GramercyOne) helps its customers manage more than 1 million appointments on a monthly basis.