When I started my first business in 2007, the primary ways of promoting an organization were through your website, networking with business cards, and word-of-mouth. Brick-and-mortar locations still housed the majority of activity for a small business; social media and smart phone technology were not nearly as widespread, powerful, [...]
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Google has sweetened the deal of becoming a paid Google Apps for Business customer with the release of a free...
Local small businesses have one less option for managing their loyalty and rewards program. As part of its winter...
Businesses that rely on smartphone mapping technology have another option for powering their mobile workforce. After getting kicked off the Apple platform once iOS 6 arrived and a failed attempt by Apple to launch its own mapping app, which caused Apple CEO Tim Cook to issue a public apology for its shortcomings, Google [...]Read more ›
Google has launched version 2.0 of its Gmail app for the iPhone and iPad. New features include a faster experience, sleeker design, profile pictures in messages and infinite scrolling in message lists. Google has also added some time-saving features including autocomplete when searching, RSVP for Google Calendar invites, and [...]Read more ›
Google gives business, large and small, another option for dispatching their employees to jobs in the field. Maximizing the efficiency of a mobile workforce is important for many reasons including resolving issues in a timely manner, keeping customer response rates high and ensuring the bottom line doesn’t spiral out [...]Read more ›
Business professionals on the go will appreciate Google Drive’s latest update. Google Sheets users can now edit and create spreadsheets using the Drive app on their Apple (iPhone/iPad) or Android mobile device. Additionally, users can switch fonts, resize columns, sort data, and see other people’s edits instantly as they’re made. [...]Read more ›
The battered, but not down, deal of the day site industry leader launches a new mobile payment platform for SMBs Groupon recently entered the mobile payments arena with their début of Groupon Payments. In their ongoing quest to make life easier for local small businesses, and perhaps rebuild its reputation and stock [...]Read more ›
By now, you’ve had to have seen one of those funny looking square bar codes. They’re called QR codes and have been around for the last 15 years, but haven’t taken off until recently as marketers realized their potential for storing and displaying unique content once scanned by a smartphone. [...]Read more ›