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Smart Hustle Recap: Entrepreneur Advice to Grow Your Small Business

Smart Hustle Recap: Word-of-Mouth Marketing, Tax Tips & How to Become a Better Manager

Word-of-mouth marketing is arguably the most effective form of marketing available. If your message can resonate with your most loyal customers, they will sing your praise and actually do the marketing for you. These customer-generated messages are especially powerful because word-of-mouth marketing statistics show that 84 percent of consumers trust recommendations from family, friends and […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Entrepreneur Advice to Grow Your Small Business

Smart Hustle Recap: 50 Small Biz Tech Tools & Other Hot Stories

SmallBizTechnology has a long history of promoting technology use among small business owners. In the years since our launch, we’ve covered small biz tech tools for just about every aspect of businesses, and we love to spread the message that leveraging technology can help you pull ahead of the competition. In this week’s Smart Hustle […]

Don’t Let Holiday’s Reduce Your Productivity and Communication: Use Video Conference Tools

  During the holiday’s you and your team (virtual, employees or consultants) want to take vacation time, leave early and come in late. Leveraging the power of technology to help you be as productive out of the office as you are in the office can help. New research from Flex+Strategy Group, co-sponsored by Citrix reveals a surprising two-thirds […]

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 […]

[email protected] Service Makes Conference Calls Even Simpler

Conference calls have always been a simple and efficient way to run business meetings with remote workers, but now AnyMeeting is making it even easier with a new service called [email protected] If you’re unfamiliar with AnyMeeting, let’s start with a quick background. AnyMeeting is a small business solution for conferencing that allows you to set […]

New App Turns Gmail Into a Collaboration and Project Management Tool

Email is an important part of any business, but it’s certainly not the most collaborative tool in the world. Discussing and managing projects with email often results in disjointed conversations where everyone is not on the same page. Because of this, many business owners have opted for more collaborative project and customer management systems. But […]

Modern Technology Debunks Small Business Myths

There are a whole lot of small business myths out there that are just no longer true in today’s technologically advanced world. In order to debunk these myths, I’ve teamed up with Microsoft to create a series of videos that will help educate and inform small business owners. What kind of myths are we talking […]