The dizzying array of cloud applications and services available to small businesses is overwhelming, but resources like Small Business Web and AppClick help companies sort through their options.
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
Still messing around with paper receipts? There are plenty of cloud and mobile services that promise to make the expense management process far more efficient. Here are just a few.
The EMV specification for "chip and PIN" cards is used for credit-card processing and ATMs around the world, but it is relatively new to U.S. markets.
Verifying a customer's identity online can be incredibly challenging, but Scottish company miiCard is offering a potential solution for small businesses.
Companies will now be able to see more of their recent customers who check in with the mobile location app, along with their full names.
Before your small business starts its next technology project or embarks on a new IT investment, here are some things to keep in mind.
Infusionsoft is getting $54 million in growth capital to accelerate development of its software, which combines sales, marketing and CRM functions.
Backupify offers a backup solution targeted at users of widely used cloud applications and services.
NoWait's service helps small establishments alert waiting patrons through text messages to their mobile phone, foregoing investments in pricey pager systems.
The insights enabled by massive data analytics applications aren't just the provenance of enterprise companies. Get ready to hear a lot more about big data for SMBs in 2013.