Discussing SMB Tech Trends: Part 2, Mobile Applications and Management

January 24th, 2014

Recently, I was a guest on Act Local Marketing for Small Business with host Kalynn Amadio. Each week, Kalynn shares information and actionable tips to help inspire and motivate small and medium businesses (SMBs) reach their business goals.  On this … Continue reading

VSBs Use Mobile Payments Solutions to Get Ahead

May 8th, 2013

SMBs are taking to mobile solutions like ducks take to water, as revealed in SMB Group’s 2013 SMB Mobile Solutions Study, and as I discussed in 2013 SMB Mobile Attitudes and Challenges. In fact, I’m hard-pressed to think of any other … Continue reading

VSBs Use Mobile Payments Solutions to Get Ahead

May 8th, 2013

SMBs are taking to mobile solutions like ducks take to water, as revealed in SMB Group’s 2013 SMB Mobile Solutions Study, and as I discussed in 2013 SMB Mobile Attitudes and Challenges. In fact, I’m hard-pressed to think of any other … Continue reading

What Are Integrated Payment Solutions and Why Should You Care?

February 8th, 2011

(Originally published January 30, 2011 in Small Business Computing) What are Integrated Payments Solutions? Integrated payment solutions are tools that your business can use to integrate accounting, customer relationship management (CRM) and other business applications with payments processing. By integrating … Continue reading

Small Businesses Want to Go Mobile–But Need Less Expensive Data Plans

December 20th, 2010

We just published our latest SMB Group survey study, “2010 Small and Medium Businesses Mobile Solutions Study,” which reveals that although just a small percentage of U.S. small and medium businesses (SMBs) currently use mobile applications, they are revving up … Continue reading

SMB Group Top Ten 2011 SMB Technology Predictions

December 7th, 2010

Here are the SMB Group’s Top 10 SMB Technology Predictions for 2011! A more detailed description of each follows below. 1. Mobile Commerce Lifts Off 2. SMBs Demand that Vendors Bring Order to Social Media Chaos 3. App Stores Become … Continue reading

Four Top Technology Solution Trends and How They Can Help Your Small Business

November 4th, 2010

A couple of weeks ago, I was a presenter at Ramon Ray’s Small Business Technology Tour in Cambridge, MA. My presentation focused on top technology trends, and how small businesses can take advantage of them. A few people have asked … Continue reading

What is Mobile Commerce, and Why Should You Care?

September 20th, 2010

(Originally published September 13, 2010 in Small Business Computing) What is Mobile Commerce? Mobile commerce (also known as mobile ecommerce, m-commerce and other variations) consists of two primary components. The first is the ability to use a wireless phone or … Continue reading