Small Business Considerations for Mobile Solutions

April 5th, 2016

I was recently interviewed by GroupTexting about what small businesses need to keep in mind when planning a mobile strategy. A worthwhile topic, considering that SMB Group’s 2015 SMB Routes to Market Study reveals that almost half of SMBs agree that “mobile … Continue reading

Need CRM? GetApp Can Help You Select The Right CRM For Your Business

February 17th, 2016

I recently spoke to GetApp to learn more about their new study that compares and ranks CRM solutions. Continue reading

Does Salesforce’s Refreshed SMB Strategy Add Up?

January 19th, 2016

Salesforce hosted its second annual Analyst Summit last week. This year’s format was much more engaging and interactive format than last year, sparking lots of interesting questions and discussions among analysts and the Salesforce team. At a high level, Salesforce’s … Continue reading

The Top Five Warning Signs That You’ve Outgrown Your Accounting Solution

December 15th, 2015

Trying to manage a growing business with a jumble of different solutions, spreadsheets and pencil and paper creates a drag on the business. Continue reading

BizSlate: Weaving QuickBooks Into ERP for Small Businesses

November 12th, 2015

“We focus on helping small businesses improve how they manage everything–customers, orders, vendors, inventory, logistics of the supply chain–and give them the tools that they need to succeed this very intense omni-channel market.” Continue reading

Reduce Effort and Boost Confidence: Infusionsoft’s Goals to Help Small Businesses Improve Sales and Marketing

September 28th, 2015

“A lot of what we are solving for is multi-system chaos. A lot of small businesses start using many, many tools to try to solve a problem. The may say, let me try this tool or let me try that tool, before really slowing down and starting to think about, what am I trying to accomplish in my business? So a big opportunity for us is to translate the years and years of expertise that InfusionSoft has to what we call the small business success method or life cycle marketing.” Continue reading

Inbound for Everyone Everywhere: HubSpot’s Quest

September 10th, 2015

HubSpot continues to do a stellar job in leading the inbound movement, and developing some of the most innovative solutions in this area. Ironically, however, as it grows its portfolio, HubSpot itself now faces some new inbound marketing challenges of its own. Continue reading

How Well Do You Know The Very Small Businesses That You Want to Sell To?

September 1st, 2015

Technology vendors are increasingly targeting very small businesses (VSBs, with 1 to 19 employees) with their solutions, lured by the sheer size of the market and the relatively low penetration of many technology solutions in this sector.
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SMB Spotlight: Empowering A Billion Women by 2020 Teams Up With Xero

June 15th, 2015

EBW2020 is about empowering a billion women on a global basis worldwide over the next few years, by providing them tools, technology, and resources to empower their success as leaders and as entrepreneurs.
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Coming Full Circle: Small Business and the Circular Economy

June 8th, 2015

How can you put the circular economy approach to benefit the environment and your business? See our tips here! Continue reading