If your small business is located in one of these 10 cities and it isn't taking advantage of social media, it could be left behind.
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
The energy management and infrastructure company has created a series of reference architectures focused on data centers up to two megawatts.
Netgear builds on existing network and network storage infrastructure with a solution that supports up to 16 cameras.
Forrester Research considers close to 30 SMB e-commerce platforms in a new guide, and 3 common themes emerge.
The online marketplace helps small businesses find international suppliers, many of whom have been inspected for quality and reliability.
Web hosting and email remain the most popular cloud services among small businesses, but data backup and recovery services are becoming more coveted.
By including pins next to products sold on their site, retailers can help encourage inbound links via the fast-growing social network.
By cutting out the need for separate card reader, the startup hopes to make it simpler for small businesses to test mobile transactions.
VeriFone and MasterCard are targeting small businesses with new mobile payment technologies, but there are plenty of start-ups bringing innovation to these solutions.
Most small businesses believe mobile marketing will factor heavily in business growth over the next five years but few have moved to optimize their Web presence for mobile devices.