Archive of June 2001

Microsoft on Wednesday introduced a campaign to market new PCs equipped to run the company’s upcoming Windows XP desktop operating system. Under a program called “Windows XP Ready PCs,” the software giant has teamed with a group of personal computer makers–including Dell Computer, Compaq Computer, IBM and Hewlett-Packard–to turn out machines that have all the […]

Palo Alto Software Announces Marketing Agreement with Intuit EUGENE, Ore., June 20 /PRNewswire/ — Two dominant players in the software industry have formed an alliance to bring business planning resources to QuickenÆ and Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) users. Palo Alto Software, known for the best selling business planning software, Business Plan Pro(TM), announced a […]

Next week Homestead will add Web site consulting services to its small business offering, Homestead Professional. Homestead Professional is a recently launched Web site building service which allows small business, SOHOs and professionals to create state-of-the-art web sites without outsourcing them to costly web designers. Homestead Professional combines Homestead Technologies Web site building software with […]

The Media Shoppe’s Cymplicity Offers Dynamic, Database-Driven Web Site Software for Rent (Business Wire) The Media Shoppe Inc. today has launched a “rentable” version of its award-winning content management Web application, tmsPUBLISHER. My spin: TMS Publisher is one of the best web publishing solutions that I’ve seen. I took a demo run of it a […] Launches Small Business Center (PR Newswire)Airborne Express today launched its Small Business Center, and a variety of enhancements to help all business customers speed and simplify the shipping process. – Jun 14 11:39 AM ET My spin: “From the carrier’s home page at, business shippers may now access the Small Business Center to […]

The Big Dogs Are Killing E-Business (NewsFactor) As a small-business journalist, I make it my top priority to search out and review products of value to the little guy. While scouring the trade shows like InternetWorld and eBusiness Expo for products that matter to the small business, I’ve discovered dozens of wonderful tools for customer […]

NetLedger 1 System(tm) Available through Ingram Micro’s Service Provider Exchange The Largest Global Technology Provider Markets NetLedger’s Web-based, Integrated Small Business Management System through its VAR Channel San Mateo, CA. – June 18, 2001 æ NetLedger, Inc., the leader in Web-based solutions that streamline small businesses and help them succeed, today announced it has signed […]

Some more results of the AOL/Time Warner merger:Here’s what I read in my Fortune Small Business email: Dear Readers, I am delighted to announce that Fortune Small Business online has partnered with Netbusiness, which, like FSB, is part of the AOL Time Warner Netbusiness ( New York, NY and Mountain View, CA, June 14, […]

Compaq Factory Outlet: Secret to Savings for Small Businesses (PR Newswire)Small and first-time business owners need high-quality computers, but don’t always have the start-up budgets to accommodate these purchases. – Jun 13 11:09 AM ET My spin: Factory outlets by Compaq, DELL and others are a good source for low cost computers CRM “Guru” Launches […]