So Amazon.com is the latest company to offier a credit card swipe processing system to small businesses. Other vendors include Square, Intuit, PayPal, Apriva and others. The mobile payments market is big and large companies want to ensure small businesses are using their services. The big difference these vendors offer is the fees they charge […]
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On Wednesday, July 16th, join us for a chat on Twitter to discuss The Power of Mobility for SMB’s: Obstacles and Opportunities – #HPGoinMobile. This will be a great way to take part in a fun and informative conversation, led by HP(@HP_SmallBiz) and joined by myself @RamonRay) and expert / influencer Smallbiztrends (@SmallBizTrends), where we’ll […]
Apple has never billed itself as a company with any type of small business focus. However, i’s products are used by a large portion of the mobile professional world – which includes small business owner. At its recent developers conference, Apple released an amazing line up of new products and services – there’s 6 you […]
I recently had the chance to speak with Janelle Raney, a product marketing specialist at Citrix. The topic of our conversation was a new connectivity app called ShareConnect. The ShareConnect tool is a free app available right now at the App Store. With ShareConnect you can connect any of your desktop computers to your mobile […]
Beyond Chatting. AT&T Survey Says Mobile Tech Is Great. But Why? Your 7 Tips For Getting The Most From Your Smartphone.
Just about everyone is walking around with a smartphone. In fact some people are walking around with a smartphone and should not be – they just talk too loud on the train. For small businesses who are using smart phones, many of them have it to communicate better outside of the office, and most all […]
In my quest to discover new tech tools for small business owners, I recently bumped into an app called TalkBoard. To get more information, I spent a few minutes talking with Chris Duncan, Senior Project Manager at Citrix. Chris was happy to explain what the app is and how it can help small business owners. […]
Amazon Fire Phone: Why Retail Businesses Better Take Notice and Strengthen Their Customer Relationships
Yesterday, Amazon unveiled it’s newest innovation and product – the Fire Phone smartphone. With cool features including holographic images, hands-free scrolling and software that can recognize items viewed through the camera lens, this smartphone looks like an amped up version of those that exist on the market today. But appearances can be deceiving – and […]
Trying out a new phone, or a new carrier and seeing if it’s for you is not easy. You’re often locked into a plan you might not want, to a carrier you don’t know and with a phone that you might not like. What to do? T-Mobile’s recently launched the T-Mobile Test Drive. T-Mobile will […]
Starbucks New Technology Offering Serves As Great Lesson in Innovation. Here are 5 Innovative Ideas for Your Business!
Starbucks is launching new technology in their coffee shops. Believe it or not, this technology has nothing to do with the coffee business, but it WILL bring in more sales. The technology is a new tabletop phone charging system. The technology is designed so that customers can set their cell phone down on a designated […]
Lessons Learned on the Road: Smart Tips and Tricks for Small Business Travelers Traveling is a necessary part of growing a business, whether it’s attending conferences for learning and networking or meeting with investors and potential clients. Thanks to technology, today’s small business professionals can continue operations and communicating with clients and staff from airports, […]