The forthcoming Windows 8 operating system release from Microsoft should prompt SMBs to reevaluate OS investments, and reconsider the value of Apple's Macintosh.
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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.
The merger will combine SMB search marketing, social marketing, email and public-relations services into one platform by late 2012.
The developer is teaming up with American Express to up to $1 million in free advertising to small businesses that help test out its new SMB advertising services.
Cloud storage and backup services are rewriting the rules for SMB business continuity strategy, but don't rush in without doing some due diligence.
Full Slate is an online appointment book that allows small businesses to manage and book schedules from a central location, while keeping them synchronized across multiple devices.
More than half the Apple iOS mobile devices considered in a newly released study by mobile security vendor Mobilisafe were using outdated firmware.
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Liberal use of mobile text messaging with social media tie-ins has helped Lodge Management Group build its customer marketing list dramatically.
Lexity Live is a free app that connect with major online shopping carts including Shopify, eBay ProStores and Magento.
Cloud storage service provider SurDoc is giving out a digital pen to help user execute contracts in the cloud without having to print them out and rescan them.
Quebec's Hotel de Glace doesn't let the cold climate get in the way of showcasing its corporate sponsors. Is your business missing out on extra revenue from digital signage solutions?
Partnership with DIDMO, creator of the Magmito mobile app creation tool, will enable small businesses to extend their marketing campaigns to mobile targets.
Nimble integrates social network interactions and leads from digital marketing campaigns into its CRM platform.
The high-end version of the new LaCie 5big Office series can handle up to 25 PCs distributed at more than one location.
Integrated payments help the owners keep an eye on cash flow from multiple stores, while forecasting can help them anticipate adjustments for scheduling or supplies.