Author Archives: Ramon Ray

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Ramon Ray, Marketing & Technology Evangelist, Smallbiztechnology.com & Infusionsoft. Full bio at http://www.ramonray.com . Check him out on Google Plus, Twitter or Facebook

Dropbox Adds Two New Features. Document Collaboration Easier and Smoother.

Many of us have used Dropbox for years. It works well and is one of the popular ways to share files. In addition to making it easy to share files, Dropbox is adding some new features that make it much better. These features include: File requests – With file requests, you can request and receive files […]

Square Is Going Public. Here’s Why It Matters To Growing Businesses

Square has flied to go public reports the New York Times. Square is best known for it’s “credit card swipe” dongles that attach to smart phones and tables making it easy to accept credit card payments. If you didn’t know it yet, that’s just the beginning. Square needs to make more money and GROW. What’s […]

Shipping Company Uses AT&T Service to Monitor Its Fine Art

  Technology can be used in the most amazing ways. I just watched a video which shows how a NY area shipping company uses AT&T’s Cargo View and Flight Safe service to monitor its fine art shipments.  No matter what business you are in, there’s always technology you can find which can help you do it […]

Data Is Nice. Information Is Better. Microsoft Release Analytics Tool for Small Businesses

We business owners are drowning in data – from our financial software, to marketing, to our HR software and more. Seeing and measuring our key performance indicators is not always easy – but it’s an important part of growing and managing our businesses. Microsoft has recently release a new tool, “Power BI” to give small […]

Intuit Exec Joins Infusionsoft Small Business Marketing Company

While Apple leads in consumer mobile design, Intuit leads in small business accounting software and other solutions. Like many large companies who’ve been many years in business, there are many former Intuit executives leading other companies. One of these executives, Terry Hicks, has joined small business sales and marketing software company Infusionsoft. According to Infusionsoft’s press release, Hicks brings […]

How Dropbox Integration with Microsoft Affects Your Business

Dropbox has become a top collaboration tool for many companies. It allows businesses to share files that are too big to send through email, as well as storing files for access from any device. But the Dropbox integration with Microsoft has taken the app to a new level, helping professionals not only access their documents but […]

Using a CRM to Connect Your Marketing Dots [Video]

  I recently had the opportunity to appear on the Plus Your Business show, hosted by Google+ expert Martin Shervington to talk about the importance of small business marketing and technology tools that every small business can use, specifically CRM systems. During the fun-filled and informative 30-minute conversation, Martin and I covered many topics relevant to […]

Three Trends Transforming the Modern Small Business Office

Today’s business landscape is more challenging than ever before – technology is changing the way that customers want to engage with small businesses, the internet is bringing new customers into reach, and businesses need to be leaner and more innovative than ever to stay relevant amidst emerging competition. For many small business owners, a modern […]

The Power of Good Office Furniture and Marketing

A few weeks ago I coordinated a large exhibit space for Infusionsoft’s exhibit at the 2nd Annual Market New York trade show.  See the pic below.   I knew the trade show would have hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of attendees, so I had to create an experience to catch the attention of people as they were […]

Why Video Marketing Is Your Ultimate Marketing Tool. Guide To Twitter, Facebook, Youtube and Snapchat Video.

Video marketing is one of the easiest, most economical and fastest ways to build your brand and generate sales for your business. Gary Vaynerchuk’s posted a short, substantive and easy to read overview of why video marketing is so POWRFUL. I’ve been doing videos for a long time and while many of them are not […]