The common denominator behind surging interest in cloud software, social networks and mobile shopping: smartphones, tablets and other mobile gadgets.
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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
Research suggests very few Facebook fans are active on the Pages they 'like', but they are vital for one really important reason: they help foster long-term relationships.
Relationship with voice-marketing technology developer Ifbyphone will allow small businesses to escalate inbound leads to sales reps via phone.
Proximiant's platform makes it simpler to manage rewards, refunds or exchanges.
Signature capture and a feature for automatically calculating tips and taxes are highlights of Sage Mobile Payments 2.0.
The site's uncertain fate serves as a reminder that SMBs should carefully consider the viability of cloud storage and backup services they use -- or they could lose important company data.
Mobile credit-card reader will now be offered as an accessory with small-business wireless plans in the United States.
IT services giant offers cloud-hosted servers, backup and disaster recovery services through its army of business partners and VARs.
Certain TechStars, Global Accelerator Network companies could receive $60,000 worth of cloud computing and storage capacity at no cost for up to two years.
Startup Signature Labs release iPhone application that lets retail stores personalize mobile shopping for specific customers.