Articles about SMBs
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Over the past 16 years, the service has built a customer base of more than 6 million small companies.
We've reached a point where we can have a fully functional Windows machine for cheap, with fast connections to peripherals and networks. That opens up a world of inexpensive, flexible, creative possibilities.
Kansas City SMBs can now sign up for a Google Fiber gigabit Internet connection, which provides up to 1,000 Mbps download speeds, for $100 per month.
While CAPEX and OPEX seem like boring accounting issues, how you play them may determine just how strong, competitively differentiated and secure your business becomes over the long haul.
The IT cloud provider launched ServiceNow Express, a service management tool tailored specifically for organizations with less than 1,000 workers.
The Israeli web development platform provider marked its first year as a publicly traded company with growth across the board, including its full-year revenue forecast.
The electronics giant is turning its back on aggressive restructuring and job cuts in favor of going full throttle in boosting its acquisitions portfolio.
For the fourth and final video in our small business video series, our expert panel looks at making a small business resilient.
Nic Blair built a successful startup with a virtual office of just five staff dotted around Australia and overseas. With next to no overheads, the company has already turned over $1.6 million revenue.
Clothing retailer Stables shifted core business processes to the cloud to stay on top of a rapidly growing small business.
The payment processor is extending its customer loyalty suite to include beacons, and says it's already shipped thousands of the beacons to businesses currently using the Perka app.
The Sell on Etsy reader comes in the form of dongle that plugs into the audio port on a phone or a tablet, much like similar devices from Square, Amazon and PayPal.
The SMB accounting platform provider is rolling out more than 100 product enhancements at its QuickBooks Connect conference in San Jose.
Country issues call for collaboration worth S$21 million (US$16.5 million) to develop "high-impact, sector-specific" software-as-a-service products to help smaller companies lower costs.
Small and midsize businesses are always seeking new ways to create a competitive advantage. Mobile technologies represent one of the most promising opportunities for SMBs to find that edge, in the shape of tools that can help small-business owners and managers streamline operational expenses and open up new revenue streams. Which mobile technologies warrant further investigation immediately? Which will take months if not years to evolve? What mobile trends are your employees and customers embracing? How do you know where to begin? Recorded from a ZDNet webcast on March 27, 2012.
An increasing number of small businesses are cashing in on the unprecedented opportunities created by the explosion of online marketing. However, an even larger number have yet to take advantage. While many might say that they don't have the time or need for such things, the growing trends arising from web-based services such as social media cannot be ignored and may ultimately determine the fate of their business. For many, the only thing that really holds them back is a clear understanding of what's possible and how to get started. Fortunately, we can help. In this video, which was originally presented as a live and interactive webcast on February 23, 2012, learn about the most important challenges, opportunities, and practical considerations for small business owners and decision makers: Learn about the most important trends that are most likely here to stay and worth your consideration; Hear how people just like you are leveraging the the web and online media to grow their business, andGain a better understanding of what you need to ensure an effective strategy for online marketing.Get it all from ZDNet Small Business Matters editor Heather Clancy who explains exactly what you need to either start or grow your budding business.