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Smart Hustle Recap: The Importance of Existing Customers, Surcharging Credit Cards, & More!

Smart Hustle Recap: The Importance of Existing Customers, Surcharging Credit Cards, & More!

What part of the sales funnel does your business focus on? Are you constantly looking for and finding new leads? Or is your main goal to nurture your existing leads, so they become customers? Or do you make your existing customers the spotlight of your sales and marketing efforts? Clearly, there is something to be […]

What the Microsoft LinkedIn Deal Means for Businesses

What the Microsoft LinkedIn Deal Means for Businesses

On Monday, June 13, Microsoft made a surprise announcement, saying that it had purchased the social media site LinkedIn for $26.2 billion – Microsoft’s biggest acquisition ever. The move has many wondering why Microsoft would make such a large investment and what the future of each company will look like. Although many of the details […]

Smart Hustle Recap: The Importance of Existing Customers, Surcharging Credit Cards, & More!

Smart Hustle Recap: Smart Hustle Conference, Digital Tools for Small Business & More

In this edition of the Smart Hustle Recap, we want to talk about an amazing upcoming event for small business owners – the Smart Hustle Conference, which will be held on October 20th in New York City! The official announcement came out recently, so we’re covering the event in our Recap, along with other articles […]

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Prezi Upgrades: Adding Business Features To Power Point Competitor

Prezi the leading “non-linear” presentation creator. Whereas Microsoft Power Point is linear, meaning your points are in a traditional outline format and go from point to point, with Prezi you can have multiple pathways throughout your presentation. If you have been wanting to “jazz” up your presentations, consider Prezi. But remember, whatever you choose, your […]

Choosing the Right POS Technology for Your Small Business

Choosing the Right POS Technology for Your Small Business

This article was written in partnership with ShopKeep, an iPad POS System used by over 20,000 small businesses in the United States and Canada. Choosing the right point of sale (POS) technology is one of the many tasks for setting up your small business, and like other areas of building your business, it is complicated […]

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Accelerate Your Business Recap: It’s Time to Upgrade Your Aging Devices!

Recently, I had the honor of speaking at the Accelerate Your Business symposium, presented by Microsoft, Dell and Intel and taking place in Denver on May 4. Couldn’t attend? I realize that there are SmallBizTechnology readers located all over the country (and the world!), so I wanted to share a recap of the event and […]

Smart Hustle Recap: The Importance of Existing Customers, Surcharging Credit Cards, & More!

Smart Hustle Recap: 3 Informational and Inspirational Smart Hustle Interviews

Smart Hustle Magazine is known for interviews. As a site that is both for small business owners and about small business owners, Ramon Ray uses audio and video interviews to tell inspiring small business stories and keep readers informed about the latest technology and small business advice. In this issue of the Smart Hustle Recap, […]

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Staples & HP Partner on the Latest Innovative Printing Technology for Small Business Owners

Staples and HP are two brands that are well known to the small business community. Each has a history of finding innovative solutions to help small business owners operate more efficiently, so when I heard that they teamed up with the release of their latest printing technology, I knew that you’d want to hear about […]