In a hyper-connected world where a strong online presence could mean better growth opportunities for business, 2013 looks to be another year of significantly increased online investment for small businesses. According to the 2013 AT&T* Small Business Technology Poll, which surveyed 1,000 small businesses nationwide, 66 percent of small businesses plan to invest as much […]
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By Alan Chung According to the January report from the National Federation of Independent Business, economic optimism among small business owners is at a near record low. But innovative mobile marketing solutions are helping merchants boost sales and confidence levels. Research shows that mobile marketing is now far more effective than traditional marketing tactics. Businesses […]
Here’s an infographic from Uprinting.com on your business card and making it more social media friendly:
Ryobi has a great line of trimming and edging tools for any landscaping and gardening business. Many are cordless thanks to the lightweight power of a Lithium-ion battery. Ryobi has a cordless and electric String Trimmer–The Ryobit Hybrid with two power sources for complete lawn maintenance. The adjustable depth lever for their 24V Cordless Edger […]
Why Work Doesn’t Happen At Work Jason Fried has a radical theory of working: that the office isn’t a good place to do it. In his talk, he lays out the main problems (call them the M&Ms) and offers three suggestions to make work work.
GiftHit is a social gifting platform where friends can send each other real items from restaurants, bars, and shops as eGifts that are delivered by Facebook wallpost, email, or text. GiftHit is the brainchild of Arielle and Natan, two New Yorkers who began dating after meeting at a random bar in the West Village in […]
New York University will host the second annual NYU Entrepreneurs Festival on March 1 and 2, bringing together successful startup founders and renowned venture capital investors from NYU’s thriving entrepreneurial community of students, faculty, and alumni. The event will enable startup founders, investors, and prospective entrepreneurs from the New York community to share their experiences, […]
Memorable Presentations Require You To T.H.I.N.K. By Kevin E. O’Connor, CSP Too many presenters say things like: “I know you can’t read this but…” “This is pretty dull stuff so I’ll try to get through it quickly.” “You may be bored by my presentation today but it is really important.” “Let me tell you a […]
By Benjamin Lederer, Sage North America Businesses place significant reliance on social media to support sales, marketing and customer support goals. An organization’s social channels allow it to reach customers instantly, understand customer needs, gauge brand sentiment, see how it compares competitively and much more. Many business professionals are gaining greater access to their company’s […]
Valpak, a leader in local print and digital coupons will expand its print circulation and footprint in Canada, beginning immediately. In collaboration with Valpak of Toronto East, 360,000 additional homes in the greater Toronto area will begin mailing each month starting in April, in addition to the current 80,000 household circulation. “This is the first […]
Himanshu Palsule, CTO and Head of Product Strategy for Sage North America, a business systems and services provider to over 3 million small and midsized businesses, cites the following SMB technology trends heading into 2013. Adoption of employee-owned devices in the workplace will grow rapidly, impacting how business is transacted. By 2016 there will be […]