Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg tells USAToday that the social network plans to make Facebook a much friendly place for small businesses to promote their brand.
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Feature allows SMBs to collect fees for online events as part of the registration process.
Application shares data between venerable accounting and CRM applications, helping small-business owners identify sales prospects, speed order processing and more closely follow sales pipeline.
Turnkey solution for up to 30 users includes lower-power client hardware, an HP server to run things, and virtualization software from VMware.
Subscribers can now view their files securely from a wide ranging of smartphones or tablets.
if at least one-quarter of your customer prospects are spending their time using social media or social networks, SMBs owe it to themselves to be experimenting with these platforms.
First joint solution in a new program from Plantronics pairs a Cisco IP phone with a unified communications-capable headset.
The credit offerings are focused on IBM's technologies in data analytics and cloud services, but they could also cover the hardware and IT services needed to get everything in place.
Most small businesses think of mobile platforms strictly from the productivity perspective, but location features will make this technology a valuable marketing tool.
Tablets are almost always a supplemental device for SMBs, helping employees stay more closely connected to work issues. The downside is that few companies protect tablets adequately.