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10 Ways to Improve Your Business with Mobile Technology

A recent study shows how reliant small businesses have become on mobile technology. The 2013 AT&T Small Business Technology Poll says 85 percent of small businesses now use some kind of smartphone. And 80 percent of small firms founded less than two years ago use tablets, the survey also showed. Customers are becoming more mobile too. The International Data Corporation, ... Read More »

The Most Effective Ways To Protect Your Small Business From Cyber Attacks

Okay, I’m going to start with a question. What would happen if a hacker decided to launch a cyber attack against your business? Would they be successful? Would they easily gain access to your company’s sensitive information? Or would their attempt fall flat? Believe it or not, cyber security isn’t just a concern for large businesses. It’s something that small ... Read More »

4 Ways Real Estate Agents Fail at Social Media

Everyone has been told to jump into social because it is so good for their business. I know for a fact that Realtors hear it all the time. Sadly, many people don’t really know how to use social effectively and they don’t understand what drives different social platforms. The people I see wasting their time, and money, the most on ... Read More »

Ways Your Small Business Can Capitalize on the Internet of Things

Note: The following is coverage of the Solid conference, with a specific focus on micro-manufacturing trends that are arising from IOT, trends on which small businesses can capitalize. What if I told you that your next business venture may involve manufacturing a car? Or that your next startup will include the programming of microbes? Those ideas, according to the O’Reilly ... Read More »

3 Ways to Market Your Local Business Online

According to research from Verisign, 91 percent of consumers use the Internet to look for local goods and services.¹ If your local business is not online, you may be missing out on a significant number of potential customers. Getting online and establishing a presence for your business doesn’t need to take much time or money. Here are three ways to ... Read More »

8 Ways to Protect You and Clients from Financial Fraud

The predicament unfolding at Wells Fargo where 5,300 employees were fired due to phony bank accounts opened to “boost their sales figures and make more money” is not new in the financial world. Unscrupulous practices have occurred for years in varying degrees. In 1985, a just-fired employee at a New York-based commercial bank stood in front of his former co-workers to ... Read More »

Ways of turning big data into marketing gold

(c)iStock/gmutlu Wherever we turn in the 21st century, all industries are jumping on the idea of big data; and marketing is no different. Businesses from start ups to blue chips are investing in big data. The Internet of Things (IoT) is opening up new horizons for many, for instance by allowing your connected fridge to suggest new products. Beyond this, ... Read More »

4 Ways Real Estate Agents Fail at Social Media

Everyone has been told to jump into social because it is so good for their business. I know for a fact that Realtors hear it all the time. Sadly, many people don’t really know how to use social effectively and they don’t understand what drives different social platforms. The people I see wasting their time, and money, the most on ... Read More »

30 Innovative Ways to Use Periscope for Your Small Business

Are you looking for new ways to market your business? Have you tried Periscope? From a business perspective, Periscope is a really great way to market a product. You might have limited audience at the very beginning, but the numbers will quickly grow based on your content, audience and promotion efforts. Below are a few ways that you can use ... Read More »

7 Easy Ways to Help Streamline Business Meetings

Today’s leaders often recognize the power of smaller and briefer meetings. Shorter meetings are often easier to schedule and fit in to everyone’s calendars. When meetings are disciplined and streamlined, they may also seem less intimidating. People may be less likely to duck them. Shorter meetings often tend not to get bogged down in too much detail or sidetracked by ... Read More »