Archive of January 2013

Tech Thursday (1/31): News From HP, Groupon, and Lenovo

Tech Thursday takes a quick look at business and technology news and updates for the small business community.           HP and Walgreens Extend Mobile Print Options for Customers   HP Adds More Than 8,000 Walgreens Locations to its Worldwide Public Print Locations Network HP today announced that customers can now print directly […]

6 Reasons The New BlackBerry10 Will Boost Small Business Productivity and Communication

Right now I’m at the BlackBerry10 launch, here’s a few things you should know. BlackBerry, whose company name is “Research in Motion” (RIM) is now officially  named BlackBerry BlackBerry has a communication hub which seamlessly integrates all your communication (email, social, calendar). You can read more about it here. BlackBerry flow is a central ribbon […]

Boost Your Bottom Line With These Two Essential Online Marketing Tips

Email marketing leader Constant Contact has recently released a list containing a set of insights and trends for small businesses for 2013. These trends revolve around the emergence of SoLoMo (the integration of social media, local merchants using location-aware technology, and mobile device usage), which allows merchants to tailor their marketing efforts – such as […]

Online Shopping Is On The Rise: 4 Tips To Ensure Your Small Business Is Ready

Customer shopping behavior is changing, thanks to the escalating popularity of smartphones. People are gradually moving toward using their cell phones for everything, including shopping. Up until recently, businesses needed only worry about setting up an online shopping site with easy-to-use checkout options and e-mail confirmations. Preparing a shopping site for mobile shopping is an […]

Two Solutions That Turn Your Smartphone Into A Conferencing System

The fact that companies haven’t focused much attention into creating solutions that take advantage of smartphones and transform them into conferencing systems is kind of puzzling. A vast amount of smart business owners around the globe use smartphones. The trend now is to replace land lines with these portable and easily accessible devices. So, why […]