SmartReceipt allows retailers and restaurants to print graphics and make special offers, based on the customer's past buying habits.
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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 Knovio service lets small businesses add video commentary to a PowerPoint presentation, without requiring professional production expertise.
Small businesses who have accounts with the credit-card company will be eligible for a 10 percent savings on the Microsoft cloud suite.
Service can managed diverse document formats including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat and Lotus Notes.
Big American Giveaway proposes to helps small businesses build a social media presence with daily promotions that don't erode their pricing.
The small-business cloud applications provider is still looking into the root cause of the service disruption and why it was so widespread.
Network connectivity problems within Zoho's data center are contributing to some service lapses for the small-business cloud apps provider.
Predictions from risk consulting company Kroll are the latest to point to the heightened potential for cyberattacks aimed at small businesses in 2012.
iContact service allows direct publishing and analytics tracking for Facebook and Twitter accounts, along with core email marketing campaigns.
The cloud-based eConcierge service alerts IT or office managers when it is time to replenish suppliers or call for service.
AisleBuyer's mobile application lets retailers create shopping applications that can be used on iPhones or Android smartphones and tablets.
Approximately 45 percent of U.S. small businesses using the cloud reported that the cost reductions were non-existent but there were other operational benefits.
Mobile payments and virtual checks are initial focus for two entrepreneurs who were looking for ways to help scale their own food-service operation.
The solution enables LaVan & Neidenberg handle a significant increased number of disability claims for veterans, while speeding the filing time by 66 percent.
The FiddleFly service, delivered through Web design and marketing affiliates, helps small businesses optimize their Web sites for mobile visitors.