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Blue-9 Climbs to Success With SAP Anywhere

May 30th, 2017

Growing revenues and attracting new customers are the top business goals for small wholesale distributors and retailers. But, in the age of the empowered buyer, these goals are getting more difficult to achieve. Today, both consumers and business buyers have … Continue reading

Ready, Set, Grow: Getting the Tech Expertise Small Businesses Need

May 23rd, 2017

From job creation to innovation, small businesses have a big footprint in the U.S. economy. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, small businesses constitute 99.7% of U.S. businesses and employ 48% of the private workforce. As important, small businesses … Continue reading

Infusionsoft Spotlight, Part Two: Bite-Size Marketing Campaigns for Small Businesses

May 18th, 2017

This is the second post in a two-part series featuring my conversation with Terry Hicks, Chief Operating Officer at Infusionsoft. We chatted at ICON17, Infusionsoft’s annual user conference. In this post, we talk about Infusionsoft Propel, Infusionsoft’s new solution, which … Continue reading

Infusionsoft Spotlight, Part One: Simplifying Growth For Small Businesses

May 18th, 2017

This is the first post in a two-part series featuring my conversation with Terry Hicks, Chief Operating Officer at Infusionsoft. We chatted at ICON17, Infusionsoft’s annual user conference. In this post, we discuss Infusionsoft’s vision to help small businesses win … Continue reading

Welcome to Wonderland: Dell EMC’s Virtual Ecosystem For Women Entrepreneurs

May 16th, 2017

Unleashing a fire hose of announcements is the norm at vendor conferences, and Dell EMC World 2017 was no exception. This year’s announcements spanned a wide range of topics, from data center modernization to augmented and virtual reality, and from … Continue reading

Can Propel Take Infusionsoft—and Small Business Marketing—to the Next Level?

May 1st, 2017

Founded in 2001, Infusionsoft has always focused on providing small businesses with 25 or fewer employees sales and marketing automation solutions to help them grow. Over the years, Infusionsoft now has 34,000 companies and over 135,000 users subscribing to its … Continue reading

Intuit: Big Plans for Helping Small Business Work Smarter

April 12th, 2017

Even though I have tracked Intuit for at least 15 years, I didn’t know that Intuit has about 100 patents pending before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office related to artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, and more than 30 … Continue reading

Keep Calm—and Get Marketing Organization with Lately

March 6th, 2017

Laurie:  Today I’m talking with Kate Bradley Chernis, the CEO of Lately, which is a new company that helps businesses to consolidate and streamline marketing activities into more of a unified step-by-step playbook. Kate, before we get into what Lately … Continue reading

SMBs, the Gig Economy and the New Workplace

March 1st, 2017

Over one-third of U.S. workers are now part of the gig economy, up from 17% in the 1989 survey. Whether you call them freelancers, contractors or contingent workers, gig workers are expected to grow as a percentage of the workforce: … Continue reading

Zoho: What You Need To Know

January 24th, 2017

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