Author: Laurie McCabe

Top 10 2021 SMB Technology Trends–Available Now!

The year 2020 has shattered the record book for change. The COVID-19 pandemic has turned things upside down in all aspects of our lives. In the blink of an eye, small and medium businesses (SMBs) were thrust into a vortex of challenges, the likes of which they’d never seen before. Sadly, these hurdles have been too steep for some SMBs to overcome. But as the status quo vanishes...

Is Your Retail Business For Change? Four Key Shopping Trends

To say this year has been different would be an understatement. From transitioning to remote work to total retail shut down, keeping businesses afloat and jobs secure has been a struggle. With the pandemic still affecting companies and customers during the holiday shopping season, many small a...

Does It Make Sense for Your Business to Invest in Technology During a Downturn?

Midmarket companies (with 500 to 2,500 employees) understand the connection between business success and technology: 78% agree that using technology effectively is key to business survival and growth. However, it can seem counterintuitive to increase spending as the pandemic and ongoing economic uncertainty continue to create headwinds for many businesses. For example, in SMB G...

Revv: There’s a New Small Business Collaboration Kid on the Block

I was recently introduced to Revv, a new no-code document-centric platform designed for entrepreneurs and business owners, by my friend and Freshworks’ Director of Analyst Relations, Alan Berkson. Revv’s all-in-one platform provides vetted document templates, workflow, recipient activity tracker, and bank-grade eSignature to help its users manage their bus...

How AI and ML Will Revolutionize Professional Services

Whether you provide legal, accounting, marketing, technology or another type of professional services, people are at the heart of your business. To be successful, you need skilled, productive employees that can profitably deliver a great outcome for your customers. While this sounds simple, it’s often difficult to optimize profitability and outcomes. When people forget to track...

The Future of Accounting: Intelligent Financial Management Applications

Most SMB decision-makers understand that technology is increasingly intertwined with business success: 82% agree that using technology effectively is key sustaining and growing their businesses. In fact, SMBs that have accelerated technology adoption and investments are 42% more likely to have increased their revenues since March than SMBs that decelerated tech investments—and ...