Archive of September 2014

Citrix GoToMeeting Free

GoToMeeting Free: The Smart, Simple and FREE Collaboration Tool for Workgroups

According to statistics from the American Community Survey, telecommuting has risen 79 percent between 2005 and 2012, with approximately 3.2 million workers doing their thing from home. This number only includes full-time employees who work from home for someone other than themselves at least half the time. Now let’s add in self-employed consultants and virtual […]

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7 Awesome Services for Data Visualizations and Infographics

What is your favorite tool or service to help create awesome data visualizations/infographics? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Tableau and Datawrapper We have used Tableau and DataWrapper to create […]

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Marketing Isn’t Enough. How To Up Your Game with Customer Targeting

You’re a small business that is marketing like crazy in an effort to get new customers and sales – but it isn’t working. What’s going wrong? Why aren’t your marketing strategies bringing new customers to your door? Isn’t that how marketing is supposed to work? You’ve just hit the harsh reality that sometimes marketing isn’t […]

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How Insightly CRM Helps Small Business Owners Improve Communication and Collaboration

Customer relationship management (CRM) is one of the secret weapons that growing companies use to manage their internal communications, communicate with employees and overall run their business more effectively. (Welcome to sponsored reviews, from SmallBizTechnology.com and Small Business Trends) I recently spoke with Bob Greenlees, director of operations and business development, at data migration company ShuttleCloud, who shared with […]

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5 Great Website Backup Services

What website backup service do you recommend and why? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Carbonite Carbonite first caught my eye due to their simple yet striking design. The name is perfect […]

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The Small Business Advantage in Omni-channel Marketing

When it comes to marketing, big companies typically have an advantage over small business – but not all the time. According to Ramon Ray’s latest blog post on the Endicia Savvy Shipper blog, small businesses have big advantages when it comes to the hottest new form of marketing – omni-channel marketing. Omni-channel marketing has been […]