Category: SMB

New Infographic from SMB Group: SMB Pathways to Sustainability

New Infographic from SMB Group: SMB Pathways to Sustainability

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations have become ubiquitous for large, publicly traded corporations. But how important are sustainability initiatives for small and medium businesses (SMBs), and what policies and practices are they putting in place in this area? In our new infographic, SMB Pathways to Sustainability, we provide insights on SMB attitudes, practices, and […]
SMB Business and Technology Challenges and Priorities for 2023: New eBook from SMB Group

SMB Business and Technology Challenges and Priorities for 2023: New eBook from SMB Group

2022 was a turbulent year for SMBs—and this turbulence is continuing into 2023. Even as many challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic recede, others, including inflation and recession, have become top SMB concerns. Amidst this ongoing uncertainty, SMB Group examines U.S. SMBs’ challenges and priorities for 2023 in our SMB Business and Technology Priorities for […]

2023 Top 10 SMB Technology Trends from SMB Group

Happy New Year! We hope you enjoyed the holidays, and are looking forward to a happy and healthy 2023. Here at SMB Group, we are ringing in the new year by sharing our annual SMB Group Top 10 SMB Technology Trends, required reading both for SMBs (small and medium businesses), and for the vendors that serve […]
How New Zoho Desk Capabilities Help SMBs Address Customer Service Priorities

How New Zoho Desk Capabilities Help SMBs Address Customer Service Priorities

Small and medium businesses (SMBs) and mid-market businesses are always cost-conscious. So, it’s not surprising that in uncertain economic conditions, they rank controlling and reducing costs as their top business concern for 2023. However, while they need to rein in costs, SMBs must also invest in growth. Customer-related challenges—attracting new business, improving satisfaction and retention, […]
How Bon Bon Bon Brings More Chocolate Into the World With BigCommerce

How Bon Bon Bon Brings More Chocolate Into the World With BigCommerce

—By SMB Group’s Contributing Analyst, Kelly Teal, and Co-founder, Laurie McCabe It’s not every day that a small business starts as the result of unfortunate — yet ultimately fortuitous — circumstances. But that’s exactly what happened to Alexandra Clark, founder of Michigan’s Bon Bon Bon. Clark, a longtime chocolate lover, was leaving a chocolate convention […]

Zoho’s Finance Platform: Is it Right for Your Business?

Below is a lightly edited transcript of my November 23, 2022 video interview with Siva Iswaran, Global Head of Zoho Finance and Operations Suite. LAURIE: Today we’re going to be talking about Zoho, and specifically, its Zoho Finance Plus platform. I’m excited to have Siva Iswaran joining me today. Siva is the global head of […]

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...