ShopSocially lets small retailers embed social apps within an existing Web site, adding another layer of potential interaction.
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 bundle includes a high-definition Web camera, speakerphone and four months of the OmniJoin basic service.
The playing field is becoming rather crowded as cloud startups vie for attention among SMBs against venerable offerings from Intuit, Microsoft and Sage.
The four-year-old company has created an automated service for moving virtual, physical and cloud-based applications from one environment to another more quickly.
Envelopments has reduced its inventory requirements by approximately 40 percent, making valuable warehouse space available for additional production.
The cloud CRM application detects profiles associated with contact email addresses and supports Facebook, FourSquare, Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter -- among others.
Could moving to software or infrastructure as a service help small businesses get teams focused more on their "real" jobs?
The vendor is adding 10 new models to its unified threat management product series. Among the new features are integrated WiFi controllers and new presets for simplifying configuration.
The focus of these platforms is on rapid, visual development for teams that don't have programming or development backgrounds.
Eat24, an online ordering platform used by 25,000 small local restaurants, is adding point-of-sale to its services menu.