Archive of April 2010

Tech Round Up – Thursday – April 29, 2010

IT Spending Increases (Microsoft study) Microsoft Study Shows SMB Technology Spending on the Rebound http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/presskits/smb/docs/2010smbinsight.doc The second annual Microsoft SMB/Partner Insight Report predicts an increase in IT investments for a majority of small and midsize businesses in 2010. REDMOND, Wash. — April 20, 2010 — Microsoft Corp. today released its second annual Microsoft SMB/Partner Insight […]

How PowerPoint Is Making Your Company Stupid

Many of us use PowerPoint in our presentations. And there’s nothing wrong with it. Some of the best presenters, such as Seth Godin, Steven Fisher and Peter Shankman use PowerPoint or some competing software like Slide Rocket in their presentations. However the big problem for businesses is that we sit through presentation after presentation and […]

Webinars, Conferences and Events for Entrepreneurs

Some really good events coming up soon, from big conferences to short webinars. This list of events, conferences and webinars for growing small businesses and entrepreneurs is brought to you every other week by Small Business Trends and Smallbiztechnology.com. * * * * * Sales Kickstart: Small Business Sales Webinars April 2010 Sales Kickstart is […]

Making Caller ID Profitable and Customer Focused: The Evolution of Hosted Phone Systems

We know that hosted telephone systems from companies such as M5 can do just about anything. However, these phone systems are often priced for mid to larger sized companies, not the typical $10 or so a month that smaller businesses are used to. Especially smaller businesses that rely in part on a mixture of personal […]