Which is more troubling: the fact that one in five SMB retailers still aren't PCI DSS compliant or that another 14 percent of them don't know?
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
Backed by the former co-founders of Veer and iStockphoto, marketplace Dissolve wants to make it more cost-effective for small businesses to use stock video clips.
The platform was created by organic cosmetics 100% Pure after it couldn't find a solution it believed was suitable for startups.
Applications for the Android-based system can be customized to suit the individual needs of small retailers and restaurants.
Most mobile device management solutions are targeted at large companies, but this cloud-based service lets small companies protect two tablets or smartphones for free.
By switching to ServiceMax in the cloud to manage its technicians, Paramount Assets can reconcile repair and maintenance visits far more quickly.
If adopting cloud applications on a piecemeal basis is causing management challenges for your staff, it might be time to consider a turnkey solution that brings them together in one place.
Want to know what customers are saying about your company or your competition on Yelp, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter? Perch helps track activity in one location.
No matter the transaction channel, the central principle guiding most emerging retail technologies is personalized customer engagement.
Do social networks really sap worker productivity? Is your staff following corporate IT policies? A survey of 1,110 small-business employees confirms your suspicions.