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The Secret to Unlocking Employee Productivity

Want productive employees? It may help to cut them some slack, according to a new report from Capterra.

Appy Pie Brings Workflow Automation to SMBs

The DIY app platform now allows small business users to "connect" their existing apps for more control over their business data.

Freshworks Launches Integrated Customer Engagement Suite

Freshworks 360 ties together various sales, marketing and customer support capabilities for small businesses.

LinkedIn Tackles Small Business Hiring with Upgraded Tools

Small business can use LinkedIn's new Netflix-like, AI-enabled recommendation feature to find new employees.

SuperMoney Launches Point-of-Sale Financing Service for SMBs

Small business owners can now help their customers get their projects financed using SuperMoney's real-time loan comparison service.

Don't Make Skimping on Marketing Your Biggest Mistake

Most small business owners regret not funding their marketing programs earlier, finds a new report from Kabbage.

Microsoft OneDrive Takes SMB Cloud File Sharing Crown

Microsoft beats Dropbox and Google Drive in the battle for business users' files, finds a recent Spiceworks survey.

Last-Minute GDPR Compliance Tips for SMBs

GDPR takes effect on May 25, 2018. Here's what SMBs can do in preparation of the EU's tough new data privacy law.

CRM, Cybersecurity and Other Small Business Essentials

What technologies that make today's small businesses tick? A report from Capterra reveals the essentials.

Point-of-Sale and Pretexting Scams on the Rise

Verizon's latest data breach report reveals some troubling ways cyber-attackers are using to scam small businesses.

Windows 10 April 2018 Update Is a Matter of Time

The latest Windows 10 feature update helps users remain focused and avoid time wasters while they're trying to get work done.

A Millennial's Impact on IT Buying

A new report from Spiceworks reveals the generational differences in how IT buyers approach their purchase decisions.

Surface Pro with LTE Advanced Review

Microsoft's LTE-enabled Surface Pro delivers on its promise of go-anywhere productivity, but is it worth the price premium?

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Review

How does Samsung's latest Android smartphone stack up? Here's a review of the Galaxy S9+ for small business users.

How 'Bad Bots' Hamper Small Business Success

A new report from Distil Networks finds that dangerous bots are swarming onto business websites in the U.S.

Salesforce Launches Sales and Service Apps for Small Businesses

Small businesses can now tap into Salesforce's automation and AI capabilities to upgrade their sales and customer service operations.

Facebook Expands Job Posting and Finder Toolkit

Facebook is investing big in the platform's jobs feature as it expands into more markets.

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Mean Business

Samsung's latest flagship phones build on the successful Galaxy S8 with professional features business users will like. 

Epson's High-Yield Ink Pack System Hits Workgroup Printers

The company adds high-end features to its WorkForce Pro WF-C5000 printer line for SMB workgroups.

GoDaddy Unveils Google My Business Integration

GoCentral Business Plus and Online Store customers can now manage their Google My Business listings from one place.

The Business Impact of the Meltdown and Spectre CPU Flaws

A new study from Spiceworks reveals how businesses are being affected by the severe processor vulnerabilities.

Intuit QuickBooks Tames 1099s in Time for Taxes

This tax season, Intuit is making it easer for small businesses with new features that securely gathers contractor information and e-files 1099 tax forms.

Navigating the Small Business Regulatory Landscape of 2018

Tax reform tops Paychex's list of regulatory issues that small business owners should be paying attention to in 2018.

The Business Laptops of CES 2018

Looking to upgrade your trusty laptop in the New Year? Here are some of the laptops vying for a small business user's attention and dollars at CES 2018.

Put AI to Work for Your Small Business in 2018

New AI-enabled solutions for the workplace are available from Salesforce, Microsoft and Amazon.

5 SMB Cybersecurity Predictions for 2018

What should small businesses be prepared for in 2018? Cybersecurity experts share their observations on emerging trends.

How to Hang on to Your Tech Talent in 2018

A third of IT professionals plan to pursue new career opportunities in 2018, according to Spiceworks. Here's some advice on keeping your techies happy.

Two Escalating Small Business Cybersecurity Threats

Bitdefender cybersecurity expert Bogdan Botezatu outlines two of the biggest threats SMBs face in the New Year and how to stop them.

The Small Business Guide to Healthier Holiday Sales

The holiday shopping rush is on, but many small business owners are missing out. Capital One Spark Business expert Johannes Endhardt shares some tips.

How to Avoid Payment Scams During the Holidays

WePay's John Canfield has tips on what to look out for and how to keep your small business safe during the holidays.

Facebook Boosting SMB and Job Seeker Digital Skills in 2018

The social media giant upgrades its SMB and community outreach initiatives with plans to visit 30 US cities in 2018.  

Small Business Hiring to Increase in 2018

Although Microsoft's latest report on small business technology trends is cause for some optimism, challenges persist.

Small Businesses Are Fearless in the Face of Security Threats

And not necessarily in a good way. A new study from Paychex suggests that small business owners don't take cybersecurity seriously enough.

CRM's a Priority for Growing SMBs

Is your business stuck in a rut? A new report from Salesforce suggests that upgrading to a CRM system may help kick things into high gear.

Tech Skills Upgrades Await IT Pros at Spiceworks Learn

Small business technology professionals can now gain tried-and-true IT skills based on the know-how and experience of Spiceworks trusted community.

Small Business Savings Accounts Make a Lot of Cents

Too many small businesses owners don't have a business savings account. Capital One's Brian Smith and some successful entrepreneurs examine why it's a must-have.

Brother's Latest Scanners Hasten Digital Transformation

The new ADS-2200 and ADS-2700W scanners allow small businesses to quickly transition to efficient digital workloads.

Netgear Brings SMB Network Management 'Insight' to Smartphones

The new Netgear Insight app allows small business owners to keep an eye on their networks wherever they roam.

The Freelance Economy is Booming

New data from LinkedIn shows that small businesses are playing a big part in helping freelance professionals land gigs.

Avast Launches New Security Solutions for SMBs

Avast Business brings together security technologies from Avast and AVG to help small business fend off today's security threats.

Netgear Orbi Goes Pro for SMBs

The company's new business-focused Wi-Fi hardware helps SMBs expand signal coverage and keep their networks safer.

What SMBs Should Know About Picking an SEO Firm

Not all search engine optimization services are the same. Clutch's Tim Clarke shares some tips for finding one that works for your small business.

Small Business Boom Increases Demand for Web Developers

A GoDaddy survey finds that the web developer market is climbing to new heights driven by small businesses seeking a strong web presence.

Why Small Business Email Marketers Love Thursdays

Emails sent on Thursdays have the highest success rates, reveals a new study from the marketing gurus at GetResponse.

Ransomware: How to Ruin a Small Business' Day

Extended downtime and lost sales are some of the many reasons why small businesses should take ransomware seriously, according to new study from Malwarebytes. 

GoDaddy Experts Rescue WordPress Websites

A new support option helps customers get back on track quickly after they encounter problems with their WordPress-powered small business websites.

5 Reasons Your Small Business Should Go Cashless

Cash is king, until it gets in the way of growing your business. Small business payments expert Yumi Clark shares some reasons why going cashless may make sense for your business.

How Tech is Empowering HR Workers at SMBs

Technology is helping HR workers at small and midsized businesses take a more strategic role within their organizations, finds a study from Paychex.

Small Biz Cybersecurity Tips for the Summer

Cybersecurity guru and Udemy course instructor Kevin Cardwell shares some advice for keeping safe in an unusually active summer for attackers.

Mac Management Is Within Reach with Fleetsmith Free

Fleetsmith lowers the barrier to entry for small businesses looking to get their Mac devices under control.

LookWithUs Emerges from Stealth to Modernize SMB Collaboration

The smartphone-inspired LookWithUs social collaboration platform helps workers get on the same page with fewer emails.

Big Business or Small, Data Breaches Don't Discriminate

Think your shop is too small to attract the attention of cyber-attackers? Here are some alarming facts that will change your mind.

Xactly SimplyComp Streamlines SMB Sales Compensation

The new offering takes the mystery out of doling out commissions for small business sales teams.

5 Tips for Getting Paid as a Small Business

Small business owners are struggling with payment fraud and cash flow problems. WePay's Tina Hsiao shares some advice on avoiding both.

SMBs: The Perfect Ransomware Targets

Don't assume you're too small of a business to attract a cyber-attacker's attention. Barracuda Networks' Hatem Naguib spells out the danger ransomware poses to entrepreneurs and how to fight back.

Wix Video Monetizes Small Biz Videos

Wix.com's new video streaming and hosting service adds a new way of driving engagement and earning cash from online videos.

Millennials Pay More to Support Small Businesses

Younger consumers want to "shop small." A new survey from AT&T reveal the reasons you don't want to let them down.

Workers Are Playing It Fast and Loose with Sensitive Data

A new study form Dell paints a troubling picture of data security at SMB organizations.

Five SMB Internet of Things Trends

Is your small business ready for the Internet of Things? SysAid's CEO Sarah Lahav shares some reasons why entrepreneurs should keep it on their radars.

Small Business Marketers Prioritize Social Media

A majority of small businesses plan to increase their investments in social media this year, finds a study from market research firm Clutch.

Epson Brings High-End Inkjet Printing to SMB Workgroups

The new company's latest multifunction printer brings professional-quality printing to SMB workgroup environments.

Beware of Social Engineering with AI Smarts

The rise of affordable AI platforms will soon start making small businesses a more tempting target for cyber-criminals, warns Jungle Disk CEO, Bret Piatt.

Why Mobile Apps Make Sense for SMBs

Although most SMBs lack their own mobile apps, that's soon set to change, finds a new survey from the B2B experts at Clutch. 

How to Protect Your Small Business Against Ransomware

Learn how to keep your data safe from cyber-attackers with these tips from managed security services provider MonsterCloud.

Digital Transformation Delivers Results for SMBs

SMBs that embark on a digital transformation journey are enjoying the benefits of more modern workstyles, finds a new study from SAP and IDC.

Salesforce Harnesses AI for Next-Gen SMB Customer Service

With the new AI-powered Service Cloud Einstein offering from Salesforce, small businesses can deliver enterprise-grade customer service.

AlienVault Floats USM Anywhere Security Management for SMBs

The company's new cloud-based offering gives small security teams enterprise-grade visibility into their environments.

Office 365 Security Strategies for Small Businesses

The experts at Rackspace share their tips for keeping your organization's Office 365 data safe.

Data Privacy Day 2017: Tips for Small Businesses

Privacy experts share their tips for creating a culture that safeguards private data in your company.

GoDaddy Launches GoCentral Mobile-Optimized Website Builder

No PC nearby? The company's new website builder enables small business owners to build entire sites on their phones.

Wix and Square Bridge the Ecommerce-Physical Store Divide

Want to start selling offline but worried about juggling multiple payments systems? Wix and Square have teamed up to help entrepreneurs become omnichannel businesses.

Capital One Spark Business Ventures Beyond Small Biz Banking

The bank's small business solutions unit teams with Gusto and Bill.com to help entrepreneurs run a tighter and smarter ship.

Small Business Security Priorities for 2017

Want to keep your data safe in the New Year? Keep an eye on IoT devices, guard your cloud credentials and avoid ransomware at all costs.

3D Printing, Tech Subscriptions to Take Off in 2017

HP's president of the Americas, Christoph Schell, shares his thoughts on some of the trends that will affect the small and midsized business technology market in the coming year.

GoDaddy Online Stores Get a Mobile Checkout Upgrade

New mobile payment options and features help small businesses complete the sale by enabling faster online orders. 

Intuit Solves Gig Economy Taxes with TurboTax Self-Employed

Participating in the gig economy? TurboTax now offers software that takes the mystery out of self-employed taxes.

Small Businesses Going Global and Embracing Mobile in 2017

Instagram's Jim Squires shares his predictions on the trends that will have the biggest effects on the small business landscape next year.

4 Ways of Avoiding a Holiday Hack

It's the most wonderful time of the year. If you're a hacker, that is. The experts at email security firm ZixCorp offer their advice for avoiding an unhappy holiday.

Dropbox Preserves Productivity When Connections Drop

The new Mobile Offline Folders feature allows workers to remain productive even when they stray into areas with spotty wireless coverage.

Put HTTPS atop Your Website Wish List

The web is steadily moving toward HTTPS by default and now is the time for small businesses to adopt the secure communications protocol before they're penalized for dragging their feet.

The Entrepreneur's Guide to Holiday Success

Expert tips on not only surviving the 2016 holiday shopping season, but thriving as a small business owner.

Small Business Security Tips for 2017

Cybersecurity expert Andy Malone shares his tips for keeping your small business data safe in the coming year.

EMV Chip Cards Make for Happier Holidays

The enhanced fraud-prevention features present in EMV chip debit and credit cards are giving small businesses reason to celebrate, finds a new report from Visa.

Cash is King of SMB Payment Problems

Cash payments are costing U.S. small and midsized businesses over $80 billion each year due to theft and mishandling.

New Spiceworks Apps Solve IT Networking Mysteries

Spiceworks' latest apps provide a glimpse into a crowdsourced, intelligent app ecosystem that will soon help small business IT pros solve networking problems faster.

Fleetsmith: Mac Device Management Made Simple

Just in time for those new MacBook Pros. A new startup brings modern and intuitive device management to small businesses that rely on Apple hardware.

Infusionsoft's Market Platform Gets Smarter, More Automated

New updates help small business marketers provide more timely email campaigns, save more time, and get paid faster.

Faster, Smarter Payments with QuickBooks Online

Intuit this week unveiled new QuickBooks Online updates and product integrations that promise to help small businesses get their invoices paid faster.

Constant Cash Flow from American Express and Intuit

Short-term financing is a few clicks away with a new QuickBooks Online integration for American Express OPEN Business card holders.

Google Penguin 4.0 SEO Goes Real-Time

Penguin, Google's webspam-busting SEO algorithm, gets a major upgrade to refresh site rankings on a more real-time basis. Here's what small business owners and webmasters need to know.

Gearing Up for Small Business Saturday 2016

As this year's Small Business Saturday quickly approaches, American Express offers loads of free resources to help entrepreneurs get up to speed.

Hootsuite Academy Schools Entrepreneurs in Social Media

With hundreds of free videos and online resources, Hootsuite Academy can help small business marketers raise their social media game.

What Small Businesses Should Know About Facebook Marketplace

Ecommerce expert and CEO of Clarus Commerce, Tom Caporaso, shares his thoughts on the new Facebook Marketplace and what it means for small business.

How SMBs Wield Business Intelligence Tools

Once the province of large enterprises, business intelligence and data analytics tools are now in the hands of small business tools—and they're having a big impact.

Microsoft Stores Pull Double Duty as Small Business Hubs

Microsoft Stores help local entrepreneurs with an array of services, new SMB Zones and access to budget-friendly financing options.

HP Mobilizes Cloud, IoT in A3 Printer Overhaul

HP embarks on a bold plan to entice small businesses to replace copiers with its next-generation multifunction printer and services offerings.

Ransomware and the $99K SMB Shakedown

The cost of recovering from a ransomware is nearing six figures, putting a major dent in small business budgets says Kaspersky Lab.

Symantec Launches Endpoint Protection Cloud

Symantec combines enterprise-grade data security and user-friendly IT management to help small businesses thwart big security threats.

3 Big Security Threats Targeting Small Business

Small business is big business for hackers. Learn about the three biggest threats and how to protect your business.

Spiceworks Expands Its Free Toolset with Networking Tools

Spiceworks offers new free network monitoring tools, including a port scanner and subnet calculator, to help small business IT pros manage and secure their networks.

SurePayroll Takes the Pulse of Small Business

The company's latest Small Business Scorecard shows that while hot-button issues may add spark to the election season, small business owners remain focused on the bottom line.

FileMaker Tackles Small Business Custom App Roadblocks

FileMaker's new Service Business Toolkit and Idea to iPad Bundle put small businesses on the path toward mobile apps tailored for the way they work.

Verizon One Talk Puts a Mobile Spin on Business Phones

Verizon's latest small business phone service puts desk phone features in the palm of small business workers' hands.

MonsterCloud: All-in-One Private Clouds for SMBs

Just like running a business, piecing together a cloud computing environment for your small business can get complicated, fast. MonsterCloud offers an all-in-one cloud services suite with a unique perk.

Intuit and Revel Mobilize Salon and Grocery Store POS

Now salon and grocery store owners can offer their customers the speed and convenience of iPad-powered checkouts.

MagicJack for Business: Big Telephony for Small Companies

The company that popularized plug-and-play telephony over the Internet now has its sights set on the small business communications market.

Zoho Creates an Inbox for Sales Professionals

Zoho SalesInbox organizes email content into deal-driving workflows based on data from Zoho's CRM system and intelligent filters.

ReachLocal Offers Marketing Analytics to Small Businesses

The new analytics features in the company's ReachEdge lead-capture and marketing-automation software helps take the guesswork out of online advertising strategies for SMBs.

Dropbox Debuts a Streamlined IT Management Experience

The company's new AdminX initiative sets out to rewrite the rules of managing small business IT on the cloud.

Small Businesses Pursue Success on Their Own Terms

A recent Infusionsoft study shows that while money definitely provides motivation, most entrepreneurs have non-financial priorities that help them define success on their own terms.

How SmartBiz Helps Small Businesses Secure Funding

SmartBiz banks on modern technology to make SBA loans more accessible to small business borrowers.

5 Technologies for Small Business Success

The technology landscape continues to evolve rapidly. Brian Casazza of Vistage Worldwide shares five technologies that small business can use to find success in tempestuous times.

SMBs Tumble Down the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

A new Spiceworks study finds too many threats to small business data and too few cybersecurity experts go around.

Choosing the Right Tech for Amazing Customer Experiences

Appirio shares three principles for selecting software and technologies that delight both customers and your workers.

Small Business Office Basics Still Matter

Small business technology market hurtles toward a cloud- and mobile future, but a Brother survey shows workers still flock to traditional office basics. Where do SMBs stand on new vs old technology?

Cloud Computing Helps Lift Small Business Valuations

Want to increase your company's worth? The proper investments in technology can make all the difference.

Zenefits: A Mobile HR Department in Your Pocket

The Zenefits app for iOS is a mobile human resources department that gives workers instant access to benefits information, time-off balances, insurance coverage, and more.

Wix Debuts a Web Design Tool with Artificial Intelligence

Lacking in Web design skills? Wix's latest AI-powered technology performs all the heavy lifting involved in creating a new small business website.

Small Business IT Scores Middling Grades

A new survey from Insight Enterprises finds that small businesses are merely getting by with average IT infrastructures—and that reality hinders small business growth.

Everlance Makes Being Self-Employed Less Taxing

More than just tracking revenues, expenses, and mileage for tax purposes, the Everlance app represents a startup's first step in creating a family of apps specifically designed to serve freelancers.

The Secrets of Viral Video Success

Improve the chances of your small business video content going viral with these tips from the EGC Group's Rich DeSimone.

Spiceworks Mobile App Sharpens IT Skills

With a personalized newsfeed, daily challenges, and a helping of the day's top tech stories, Spiceworks' new mobile app helps small business IT pros keep their skills up to snuff.

DHL Busts Down International Trade Barriers for SMBs

Participating in the global economy is no longer off limits to small businesses. Opportunities abroad await you, and DHL wants to help you succeed.

Brother's INKvestment MFP Lowers the Cost of Printing

The company's latest multifunction printer designed for the small office/home office (SOHO) crowd features high-yield INKvestment cartridges that take the sting out of stocking up on ink.

SAP Ariba Turns Small Businesses into Big B2B Players

When small businesses sign up for SAP's Ariba Network, they join a supplier network with a direct line into the world's largest enterprises.

Small Business Marketing Power Duo: Websites & Word of Mouth

Consumers may still value a recommendation from a friend but, according to a study by Vistaprint, many shoppers judge a small business by what they see online.

Infusionsoft's Safe, Mobile-Friendly Path to Email Marketing

Infusionsoft's new Email Builder simplifies email marketing for any small business owner. No coding or marketing experience necessary.

MasterControl Spark Makes QMS Attainable for SMBs

MasterControl's cloud-based enterprise quality management software (QMS) helps small businesses tackle quality assurance and regulatory compliance challenges.

Acer Unveils a Tough Chromebook & a Liquid-Cooled 2-in-1

Acer launches new a rugged Chromebook for businesses that use Google's Web applications, plus a thin, fan-less Windows 2-in-1 detachable PC.

FotoSwipe Breaks the Device Barrier for Easy Photo Sharing

The highly-rated app for iOS and Android devices brings its photo-sharing smarts to the desktop. It makes moving images from your smartphone to your desktop dead simple.

HPE Unveils Converged Hybrid ProLiant Server for SMBs

The new, subscription-based ProLiant Easy Connect system is a stepping stone to low-maintenance, cloud-enabled small business IT.

Free Online Training Lets SMBs Think Security First

No security training budget? No problem. A free security awareness and education program helps small business owners instill a culture of cyber security in the workplace.

Xerox Brings Translation Services to Multifunction Printers

Xerox keeps finding ways to fold more capability into its multifunction printers. Its new Easy Translation Service helps small businesses translate documents on their Xerox MFPs.

3 Cloud Data Security Tips

Patrick Heim, head of Trust and Security at Dropbox, shares three cloud security tips to help keep small business data safe in the cloud.

Small Business Marketing Tips: Spring Clean Your Website

Small business marketers, could your website use a little freshening up? Vistaprint's Sarah Matista shares tips for spring cleaning your online presence.

FreeConference.com Gears Up for a More Global 2016

Why pay for conference calls? FreeConference.com, the original free online conferencing service, offers SMBs an affordable collaboration tool with improved call quality and expanded international reach.

Chargebee Brings Recurring Payments to Small Business

Want to start a subscription-based business? Chargebee helps take the mystery out of setting up recurrent payment plans.

Small Business IT Pros Say Cloud Services are the Norm

A new Spiceworks survey of IT pros finds that the vast majority of businesses use at least one cloud service. Is any or all of your small business in the cloud?

Are Paper Documents Killing Small Business Collaboration?

If your small business collaboration could use a productivity boost, check out these tips to streamline your document-based processes and wean your business off of paper.

HP Launches PageWide Series of Small Business Printers

Using technology inspired by its commercial, large-format printers, HP launches a new series of small business color inkjet printers called PageWide.

Plonked Launches Intelligent Business Search

Do you still use Google as a lead-generation tool? Plonked—a new business-focused search engine—delivers information, metrics, and answers that business professionals seek.

Crop of 5 New Mobile Devices for Small Business

This year's Mobile World Congress trade show offered small business technology buyers a tantalizing peek at the latest mobile gear—smartphones, tablets, and laptops—that await them in 2016.

Nearly Half of U.S. Small Businesses Don't Have a Website

Market research firm Clutch discovers that many small businesses forego websites, rendering them practically invisible to online and mobile consumers. And no website equals lost business.

SMB Trust Index Ranks Tech Providers—Good, Bad, and Ugly

Alignable's social network of small business owners has spoken, and WordPress emerges as the most trusted technology provider. Where do the others rank?

Front Desk: Mobile Client Management for Small Business

Still using paper or Excel to manage appointments? Front Desk harnesses mobile devices and the cloud to help schedule-based, service-oriented businesses save time and focus on their customers.

Custom Apps Boost Small Business Productivity

Can't find an app that suits your small business' needs? It may be worth building your own, suggests a new study from FileMaker.

Small Business Windows 10 Adoption Lags

According to a new study from Spiceworks, large corporations are snapping up Windows 10, while small business owners drag their heels.  And the clock for Windows 7 fans is winding down fast.

Sage Links Its Small Biz Accounting PC Software to the Cloud

The new Sage 50c small business accounting software maintains its desktop PC roots while embracing the secure collaboration benefits of the cloud.

Data Privacy Tips for Small Business

Today is Data Privacy Day, and more people are rightfully concerned about protecting their privacy. The NCSA shares tips on ways small businesses can build trust with wary consumers.

Employee Compensation a Major SMB Regulatory Concern

This year, small businesses will wrestle with rules on how employees get paid and how they're classified, according to Paychex.

Brother Revamps Small Business Laser Printer Lineup

Brother's new HL-L6300DW printer and MFC-L6800DW all-in-one headline the company's latest monochrome laser printers for small business.

Bento Smart Business Card Combats Fraudulent Expenses

Small business owners can rest easy knowing their employees can't take them for a ride with Bento's automated expense management platform.

Think Mobile Commerce for Small Business Success

It's no longer enough to have an online store. Small business owners must cater to the way consumers shop or risk losing customers. It's time to get on the mobile Web.

FreshBooks Releases an Apple-Flavored Update to iPhone App

Aiming to help small business owners get paid faster, FreshBooks—the popular small-business accounting software company—releases a major, time-saving revamp of its iPhone app.

The Small Business Technology Highlights from CES 2016

New gear from Lenovo, HP, and other technology vendors promises a more productive and, quite frankly, better-looking year ahead for small business.

Fastee Unifies Emails, Files, and Messaging

The new small business collaboration platform helps teams collaborate on content, regardless of where it resides.

5 Small Business Tax Deduction Tips

Looking to make that tax bill a little less taxing? Here are five small business tax tips to maximize your write-offs for 2015.

Open-Source Security Helps SMBs Thwart Black Atlas Threat

Cybercriminals targeting SMB point-of-sales systems this holiday season use sophisticated threats like Black Atlas. Here's how free, open-source tools can help SMBs fight back.

HP Brings SMB Scanning into the Cloud and Mobile Era

HP announces a new Android app and a batch of ScanJet Pro scanners to help small businesses make the leap from paper-based workflow to digital document management.

5 Small Business Shipping Tips for the Holidays

Jarrett Streebin, founder and CEO of Easypost, shares his advice to avoid shipping nightmares during the holidays—and all year-round.

The Small Business Collaboration Conundrum

Is small business collaboration a blessing or a curse? Many small businesses use multiple collaboration tools, but doing so comes at a cost.

Sage SMB Accounting Gets a Modern Makeover

With the new Sage 300c and 100c, the company embarks on giving its decades-old business software a modern twist, upgrading them for the way people work today.

Survey: Small Business Cloud Adoption Lags

A gap between the cloud's business-boosting potential and its real-world adoption rates threatens small business success. René Lacerte of Bill.com shares tips for managing technological change.

SAP Fights Complexity with HANA-Powered Business One Cloud

SAP enlists HANA, the company's high-performance, in-memory computing platform, to streamline small business software setups.

5 Reasons for Small Biz Owners to Love the SBA

The U.S. Small Business Administration is more than a go-to resource for entrepreneurs. The venerable agency can also help folks find the capital they need to grow their businesses.

Dell and Cylance Bring Advanced Threat Protection to SMBs

When securing your small business PCs, blocking viruses will only get you so far. Dell has teamed with Cylance to combat today's rules-changing threats.

Dell Launches New PowerEdge SMB Servers

The latest servers from Dell are meant to help small businesses takes their first steps in growing their IT infrastructures.

Small Business Security Breaches Add up to Big Losses

Not taking data security seriously can cost small businesses owners tens of thousands of dollars, to say nothing of the customers that will never come back.

Reach150 Adds Mobile Authenticity to Online Referrals

A new app helps experts bolster their online reputations with an as-it-happens peek into their lives as professionals and community members.

Hootsuite Campaigns Goes Freemium for SMB Lead Generation

The social media management and marketing company launches a free version of Campaigns, its enterprise engagement and lead generation platform.

Achieve Brisk Sales with Better Data Habits

Is dodgy data slowing your sales process, causing a rift between management and staff? Hampus Jakobsson, founder and CEO of Brisk, thinks there's a better way to get everyone working together.

Intuit & Fundbox Aim to Fix Small Biz 'Working Capital Gap'

Clients slow to pay off your invoices? A new partnership lets small businesses quickly obtain financing based on their outstanding accounts receivable.

Citrix Beefs Up ShareFile for SMB Cloud Collaboration

ShareFile, Citrix's cloud file-sync-and-share platform, helps startups and entrepreneurs control their sensitive files and get down to business.

Moovweb Addresses Mobile Shopping Cart Abandonment Issues

Shopping cart abandonment is a major issue for online retailers made all the more critical by impatient mobile customers. Moovweb's new offering optimizes the mobile checkout process for higher sales.

Wix Editor Produces Modern, Code-Free Websites

Powered by Facebook, Wix's new, no-coding-required tools give small business websites a major—and more modern—presence online.

Spiceworks Finds IT Pros Will Do 'More with Less' in 2016

Revenues are on the rise but most techies don't expect it to translate into an increase in small business IT budgets, finds a new study from Spiceworks.

FreeConference.com Re-launches with Small Biz Teams in Mind

The original free video conferencing service is back with a revamped look and features to help small business teams stay in touch.

Microsoft Office 2016: A Big Upgrade for Small Business

More than just a nip and tuck, Microsoft's new Office software suite adds new collaboration and analytics capabilities to help small businesses teams work better together.

American Express Says Small Business Primed for Growth

Survey reveals small business owners are shaking off the effect of a sluggish economy and getting back to growing their companies.

SAP Tackles Finances for Growing Small Businesses

After launching its cloud-powered, big-data-enabled financial software platform, SAP is helping small businesses make its enterprise-grade capabilities their own.

ACA and Gay Marriage Rewrite the SMB Labor Rulebook

Big regulatory questions were settled this summer, and now it's time for small business owners to weigh the impact on their workforce and their bottom line.

HP Revamps SMB PC & Printer Lines for Evolving Workspaces

The PC maker's new hardware aligns with today's more mobile work styles and offers built-in protection against modern threats to valuable data.

Small Businesses Help Build Strong Local Communities

A Sage survey finds the corner store, neighborhood coffee shop, and other small businesses are vital to local economies and strong communities.

Microsoft Lights Up Beacons for Retailers

Microsoft thinks up new ways for small businesses to drum up big sales using Bluetooth beacons, mobile apps, and the cloud.

Small Business Tips to Cope with the Looming EMV Deadline

In October, small businesses face a new, more secure credit card processing landscape. Visa offers some tips to help you make the transition and to avoid liability.

QuickBooks Online Windows App Bridges Desktop & Cloud

Intuit releases an app that closes the gap between QuickBooks PC desktop software and its cloud-based counterpart.

SMB Owners Emerge as Key IT Decision Makers

A new study from The Business Journals reveals that owners of small and mid-sized businesses typically have final say on IT purchases.

Windows 10: Pushing Small Biz into the Mobile Era

With its new-found affinity for rival mobile operating systems, Windows 10 makes it possible for small businesses to fully embrace a mobile work style.

What Can Cloud-based IT Service Management Do for You?

ServiceNow Express helps small businesses manage and service their IT support operations as efficiently and cost-effectively as big enterprises.

Epson EcoTank: The Ink Cartridge Kiss of Death

Straight out of the box, Epson's newest printers come with enough ink to last two years. They're the supertankers of all-in-one printing.

Windows Server 2003 Meets the Zombie Apocalypse

Don’t create zombie Windows Server 2003 systems. Running a server with the out-of-support operating system can attract hackers and land small businesses in legal hot water.

Windows 10 Launches with Small Business Smarts

Who needs Windows 8? Microsoft's latest operating system blends the best of Windows 7 with new, productivity-enhancing capabilities for mobile businesses.

Malwarebytes Stops Hackers from Taking a Bite Out of Apple

The company's new, AdwareMedic-powered security software helps Mac owners avoid a growing number of threats that target Apple OS X.

Get Ready to Ditch the Inbox

Email is here to stay. But when seconds count, Convo helps turn smartphones or tablets into a go-anywhere foundation for real-time mobile collaboration.

Panasonic Revamps SIP Phone System for Growing SMBs

Apart from room to grow, Panasonic's new cordless business phone system offers small businesses call quality that rivals corded handsets.

Jazz Tunes into SMB Hiring and Talent Retention

The job market can be tough for small businesses. The newly relaunched Jazz Performance Recruiting platform arms growing companies with tools that help them find and keep the best candidates.

IntellaSphere Wants to Be Your Guide to Digital Marketing

Do go it alone. The company's new Digital Marketing Control Center navigates small business toward social media success.

Spiceworks Reports Soaring Interest in Windows 10

Microsoft has reason to be bullish about Windows 10. Spiceworks' latest study finds that most small business IT professionals plan to deploy the new operating system.

Encourage Customer Reviews for Small Businesses Success

Online reviews, even the occasional unflattering ones, are critical to attracting and keeping new customers. So says a new study from the marketing experts at Yodle.

Invoice2go Mobile Reclaims Weekends, Saves Marriages

The mobile invoicing service not only helps get small business owners paid faster, it helps entrepreneurs get their weekends back.

Think China for Small Business Growth

Looking to grow your customer base? Consider catering to China's rapidly growing middle class, says Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma.

With SMBs at Risk, ISACA Shares its Data Security Know-How

Hackers have discovered that, like corporations, SMBs contain tons of valuable information. ISACA uses its big-business security expertise to help small companies cope with sophisticated threats.

Shopify Leads the Ecommerce Pack

Looking to sell your goods and services online? Business software review site G2 Crowd ranks the top vendors in its first ecommerce software platform report.

Vistaprint's Pagemodo Social Ads Eases Facebook Marketing

A new tool helps both small business social-marketing experts and newbies quickly create and publish professional-looking Facebook Ads.

Ooma Delivers a Direct Line to New Customers

Ooma expands beyond voice communications to help small companies drum up more business with its new lead generation service.

ShipHawk Swoops in to Rescue Abandoned Shopping Carts

Online retailers leave trillions of dollars on the table due to surprise shipping costs. ShipHawk aims to provide a transparent shipping process from the moment an item lands in the shopping cart.

Facebook Boost Your Business Events Kick Off June 4

The social media giant rebrands its program for small businesses, expands into pop-up events.

PayPal Syncs with QuickBooks Online

Small business owners can now reclaim hours of PayPal data entry with a new app that automatically imports data from the payments processor.

Study Reveals Top Websites for Small Business

A CodeGuard study takes stock of the websites and technology small business owners rely upon to conduct business. Facebook, WordPress lead, but SMBs slow to embrace mobile Web.

FileMaker 14 Mobilizes Small Businesses

Now, in its 30th year, FileMaker revamps its platform to help entrepreneurs get work done on any device and from practically any location.

Women and Gen-Xers Shake Up the Startup Scene

Move over, Millennials. Female entrepreneurs and Generation-X are leading the entrepreneurial charge and starting new businesses.

Windows 10: A Small Business's Best Friend?

Microsoft showed off what the company has in store for the Windows faithful this week, and the future looks brighter for business users.

Quick Heal SMB Security Arrives in the U.S.

After decades of protecting millions of computers abroad, Quick Heal turns to the North American market with Seqrite security software for small businesses.

The Rise of the Small Business Cloud

By 2020, most small businesses in the U.S. will be powered by the cloud, according to Intuit. Is your business ready?

Stretch Small Business Dollars with PC and Server Upgrades

Pokey PC performance? Slow servers? Before breaking the bank with brand new computer systems, consider a few easy and affordable upgrades that can bring them back up to speed.

Seagate NAS Combines Cloud & Local Storage with Office 365

The new Windows-friendly storage systems let companies link their Office 365 and local storage environments and achieve remote file access and cloud-backed data protection.

Study Shows Small Businesses Ready to Reinvest

Brother's annual small business survey finds that owners are ready to spend on cloud computing, Internet of Things, and mobile payment technologies.

Xero Cloud Accounting Now Tracks Small Business Inventory

Add inventory tracking, online quotes and a time-saving interface tweak to Xero's small business accounting capabilities.

Cigital Sniffs Out Malcode for SMB Application Security

The network perimeter isn't the only battlefront in the war for a company's valuable data. Cigital helps small businesses make sure their applications are also up to the challenge.

SMBs Neglect WordPress Sites and Flirt with Danger

A new study from CodeGuard reveals that many small business owners take unnecessary chances when it comes to protecting their WordPress websites.

Allworx Unveils Next-Gen Telephony to 'Connect' SMBs

The company's new Connect series of VoIP appliances and system software help small business workers stay in touch, even when they're away from their desks.

Brevity Pays Off in Email Marketing

Not getting the results you hoped for? Give yourself and your keyboard a rest by keeping your small business marketing emails short and sweet.

HP Launches New Space-Saving SMB Color Laser Printers

Sleeker, better connected, and decked out in white, HP unveils new color laser printers for the modern office.

Dell Launches All-in-One Endpoint Security Suite

The new software combines anti-malware, user authentication, encryption and security reporting into a single, easy-to-manage product.

Brother Brings SMB Document Scanning to the Mobile Cloud

New desktop scanners from Brother help small businesses turn stacks of forms into actionable business data. And then access it from anywhere.

Facebook Business Pages: Show the Humanity!

Is your Facebook Business Page well-branded, on-message and pixel perfect? Psychological business consultant Jay Izso may have bad news for you.

Small Business Tax Tips for 2015

Need some advice or just a little push this tax season. Here are some tips from tax experts Jonathan Barsade and Carrie Smith.

Western Digital Unveils My Cloud Small Business Series NAS

The company's new My Cloud network-attached storage systems help bring secure mobile collaboration to small businesses.

The Small Business Guide to the Pinterest Boom

Pinterest, the shopper-friendly social media site, is growing fast and reportedly preparing its own buy button. Here's what small businesses need to know.

Small Business Gets Hip to ERP Benefits

Although most small businesses don't have an enterprise resource planning system, Software Advice's Forrest Burnson sees signs that they're waking up to its potential.

TheEmployeeApp Brings Intranets into the Mobile Age

AppRise Mobile helps keep small business owners keep mobile employees in the know with its user-friendly intranet app.

DinCloud Speeds Onboarding Small Business Hires

Planning to hire new employees? DinCloud helps small business get technology for their new employees up and running without incurring the usual IT overhead.

Say Good-Bye to Windows Server 2003

Time is running out. This summer, Microsoft will close the book the Windows Server 2003. Start planning a replacement strategy today to keep your business data safe and secure.

ControlScan Wraps Small Biz Websites in Layered Security

The payment card security and compliance specialist now offers small business ecommerce sites protection against distributed denial of service attacks that target their Web applications.

Small Business Optimism Picks up for 2015

As the economic clouds part, largely optimistic small business owners head into 2015 and explore new ways of attracting both talent and new customers.

Xero Integrates Small Business Accounting and Payroll

The cloud-based accounting software specialist offers payroll services that work seamlessly with its small business accounting platform.

Intuit Launches QuickBooks Online Self-Employed

New cloud-based software helps make tax time a lot less trying for freelancers and independent workers.

Stealth Price Hike Riles Up the TurboTax Faithful

As if tax time weren't stressful enough, this year, controversy erupts after Intuit shuffles around tax filing options for the self-employed, investors and rental property owners.

A Taste of Small Business Tech at CES 2015

Always stuffed with gear for the living room or gadget bag, this year's Consumer Electronics Show also offered devices for small businesses looking for a technological edge.

Emphatic Offers Social Media Expertise for Small Business

Are your tweets falling on deaf ears? Emphatic employs industry expertise to provide small businesses with social media posts that pop.

Creditera Demystifies Small Business Credit

Unlike personal credit, business credit scores can be tough for entrepreneurs to decipher. Creditera's Levi King helps clear the air.

CoAdvantage Boosts HR for SMBs Struggling to Retain Talent

Not only do small businesses have to compete with larger companies for customers, but also for employees. CoAdvantage helps even the scales.

Small Business Accountants Play Catch-Up in the Cloud

Cloud computing has leveled the playing field for small businesses and opened up new opportunities. Accountants? Not so much.

Small Business Leaders Turn a Blind Eye to Data Risks

A new report from Trustwave reveals that small business security experts struggle with executive-level apathy and managing third-party providers.

NChannel Forges Tech Connections for Multichannel Retailers

Your ecommerce systems may talk to each other, but are they saying anything worthwhile? NChannel helps SMB retailers leverage the value of their data.

Ecwid Mobilizes Online Stores for Small Businesses

Ec-what? An upstart ecommerce shop with an odd little name eases the path to mobile online stores for small businesses.

Cisco Unveils Small Biz Communications Platform

Cisco announces new networking gear that bundles voice, video and IM for small businesses with 25 to 150 employees, based on the company's Integrated Services Router technology.

GridVision Brings Cloud-Based IT Automation to SMBs

A new SaaS offering lifts the burden of daily Windows IT administration and lets small businesses focus on their success—not on their technology.

Dell Launches Venue 11 Pro 7000 Laptop Replacement Tablets

Dell's new slimmer Windows tablets provide both on-the-go productivity and desktop-like experiences.

Countdown to Small Business Saturday 2014

In two weeks, Black Friday makes way for Small Business Saturday. Are you ready?

Small Biz Mobile Security Lags Behind BYOD Adoption

Good news: small businesses are embracing mobility. Bad news: They're letting mobile security slide in the process.

GoDaddy Online Store Fast-tracks Small Business ECommerce

Build it and they will shop. GoDaddy takes a novice-friendly, no-coding approach to helping small businesses dive into ecommerce.

Chitika Cidewalk Takes Small Biz Advertising Mobile

Sick of littering the Internet with ads for your local business? Chitika's new Cidewalk service enables on-the-spot promotions with ads that reach local mobile customers.

Windows 10: Gateway to a Mobile Small Business

So long, Windows 8. When Microsoft releases Windows 10, it may herald a true mobile era for small business.

Small Business Security: Hackers Dial Up Telephone Fraud

Securing your small business servers and PCs is an important step in preventing losses. But don’t forget a less-obvious-but-still-lucrative attack target: your phone system.

Paychex Flex Paves a Cloudy Path to Mobile Payroll and HR

Paychex's new SaaS platform helps small business owners manage their payroll and HR operations from practically anywhere.

U.S. Small Business Confidence on the Rise

Is now the time to kick your business into high gear? Small business owners are increasingly optimistic about their prospects, according to the 2014 Sage Business Index.

TycoIS Launches Small Business Security Services

After spinning off ADT, Tyco returns to the small business security scene with new, cloud-based, integrated services.

The Small Business Printer Workout You Don't Want

By going big, small businesses are racking up the miles, not to mention expenses beyond paper and toner, according to a new study from InfoTrends and Brother.

Presentation Skills Are Crucial to Small Business Success

New research from Prezi and Harris Poll suggests that entrepreneurs would be wise to invest in skills and technology that help them deliver engaging presentations.

GoDaddy & Microsoft Make SMB Websites Easy, Affordable

A new joint-venture service provides practically everything you need to establish a small business website—for $1 per month. No tech experience required.

EnableSoft Pushes Small Business Software Automation

EnableSoft's Foxtrot automation software frees up valuable time by making repetitive tasks a thing of the past.

Does Apple Pay Make Sense For Small Business?

Apple's shiny new iPhone 6 and smartwatch have thrust contactless mobile  payments into the spotlight. Should your business follow?

Small Businesses at Risk of Point-of-Sale Data Breaches

A security lapse put Home Depot in the news for all the wrong reasons. Here's why you need to protect credit card data and prevent a data breach from wrecking your small business security.

Intego Flextivity: Cloud-Based Mac Security and Monitoring

Mac security specialist Intego helps small businesses that love their Macs cope with threats to both their data and to employee productivity with new cloud services offerings.

Dell Chromebox for Meetings Joins Revamped PC Slate

Dell's refreshed commercial PC line includes an affordable, a Chromebox-based teleconferencing system, tiny desktops and new Latitude laptops.

Local Lift Tour Demystifies Small Biz Social Media

Rocket Lawyer, Main Street Hub and Yelp have teamed to help small businesses engage with customers through social media without risking it all.

Intuit Finds SMB Startups Succeed on a Shoestring

Think you need a fortune to get your business off the ground? A new study from Inuit reveals that most small businesses start out with a surprisingly small amount of funding.

ThinkHR Launches Small Biz Cloud-based Employee Training

Company's cloud-based human resources platform helps small businesses get their employees up to speed on today's workplace issues.

Brother Refreshes Small Business Printer Line

Affordable monochrome laser printers, faster multi-function inkjets and an innovative new paper tray design highlight Brother's new printer line-up.

Samsung Unveils Commercial Displays for Small Businesses

Leave that consumer TV at home. A new line of digital signage displays from Samsung helps businesses to get their message across with the backing of commercial-grade components and support.

Transforming Small Business in the Cloud

Cloud computing is sparking a small business evolution, according to research from Intuit and Emergent Research. Take a look at the future of small business.

4 IT Security Tips for Every Small Business

Anti-virus protection alone is not enough. As new, more sophisticated threats take aim at small businesses, a multifaceted defense is the best defense. Consider these four tips.

Yes. You Need a Disaster Plan for Your Phones

If dealing with your phone company is an ordeal now, what will it be like during a disaster? Here are three reasons to consider a switch to cloud-based VoIP.

Virtru Helps SMBs Keeps Google Apps Email Private

Company rolls out a version of its hassle-free, secure, and encrypted email platform for small businesses that use Google Apps.

Agiliron 7.7 Connects Retailers with QuickBooks Online

The company expands its multi-channel commerce platform by forming a link to Intuit's cloud-based accounting software.

Does Automated Human Resources Make Sense for SMBs?

Want to grow your small business? You won't get far if you base your HR processes on spreadsheets, Word documents and stacks of paper forms. Cloud-based human capital management can help.

SocialProof Boosts Word-of-Mouth Marketing

A new cloud-based marketing analytics platform helps small businesses deliver targeted messages based on positive customer experiences.

Chekkt Opens 'Consumerized' B2B Online Marketplace

So many choices, so little guidance. Chekkt launches an online marketplace to help small business owners find the cloud-based business software and services that are right for them.

NComputing OneSpace Brings Desktop Apps to Tablets

Why compromise? OneSpace gives mobile workers access to full-featured desktop apps on the go.

GoDaddy Wants to Help Small Businesses 'Get Paid'

A new offering from GoDaddy lets small business owners collect payments on the go and manage invoices online.

Google Floats Unlimited Business Cloud Storage Plan

The company launches an unlimited cloud storage plan for $10 per month.

Dell Unwraps Secure All-in-One PCs for Small Business

Turning its attention to end-user security, the PC maker rolls out new hardware and software offerings that keep small business data safe.

Carbonite Gets Physical with New Hardware Backup Appliance

Carbonite renews its focus on small businesses data protection with a physical backup appliance, a first for the cloud storage company.

Intacct Brings Business Intelligence to SMB Accounting

The cloud-based accounting platform leverages business intelligence to provide SMBs with Performance Cards—context-driven, at-a-glance views of their financial health.

Incentive Gives SMB Intranets a Social Edge

The software company turns stodgy intranets into social hubs that foster employee engagement, collaboration, and knowledge sharing.

Epson Launches New WorkForce Printers to Rival Laser

Can you get laser quality without a big price tag? Epson promises to shake up the economics of SMB printing with nine new printers based on its PrecisionCore technology.

Facebook: Authenticity Key to Social Media Success

From tools and tips to engaging how-tos, New York area small businesses get tips from the pros at the Facebook Fit event.

Comcast Launches SMB Business Wireless Gateway

Worry-free Wi-Fi? Comcast Business now offers both public and private Wi-Fi service in one device.

Surface Pro 3 Review: A Tablet-Laptop Mashup

Should you buy a tablet or a laptop? Now you can have both for the price of one. Microsoft's latest tablet vies for a place in your small biz tech arsenal.

Location-based Mobile Marketing for SMBs

MPact, a new, Bluetooth-enabled location services suite from Motorola, aims to help small businesses reach bargain hunters via their smartphones.

Internet of Things Shows Promise and Peril

Small business IT pros who understand the Internet of Things are generally upbeat about its potential, but many worry about the security implications, according to a new study from AVG.

Big Data Ecommerce Smarts for Small Businesses

Small business, it's time to meet Big Data. Terapeak lets you optimize your online sales without spending a fortune on IT equipment, services and analytics skills.

Online Sales Tax Won't Sink Small Businesses

Worried that collecting online sales tax will crimp your revenues? Ignore the doom and gloom, says Exactor CEO Jonathan Barsade.

Small Business IT Survey: No Backup, No Data, No Business

Data loss could put up to 40 percent of companies out of business, or at least in dire financial straits, finds a new study from cloud backup provider Carbonite.

Yooz Brings Cloud AP Automation to U.S. SMBs

The European business software specialist sets up shop in the U.S. to help small businesses take back time and money lost to paper-based accounts payable processes.

Microsoft Supersizes OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business users gets a big cloud storage upgrade as the company builds up its enterprise cloud services slate.

Small Businesses Bank on Social Media for Success

Social media holds more promise for small business owners over other emerging technologies, according to a joint report from Dell and Manta. Plus, the most important SMB milestones.

Smartphones, Mobile Search Drive SMB Call Volume

Although consumers are no longer tethered to landlines, they still let their fingers do the walking thanks to their smartphones.

Personalized Marketing Boosts Sales, Study Reports

Marketing to online customers' individual tastes and interests improves the bottom line, according to new study from personalization specialist Certona.

Avoid a Cash Crisis with Small Business Workbench

A small business forecasting tool from Small Business Payments Company lets you avoid surprises on your path toward profitability.

Debunking Email Marketing Myths

Are your email campaigns crashing and burning despite following industry-prescribed best practices? Don't believe everything you think you know.

Microsoft Pushes the Cloud as Office 2003 Support Ends

Microsoft pulls the plug on Office 2003 and urges small businesses to get with the times by subscribing to the cloud-based Office 365.

Staples Advantage Helps Windows XP Holdouts Move On

Staples gears up to help small businesses upgrade from Windows XP as the operating approaches the end of the line.

Linksys Returns to Its SMB Networking Roots

Now a part of Belkin, and with new wireless access points and smart switches in tow, Linksys gears up for a major push into professional networking products for small businesses.

HP Drives Down Small Business Inkjet Printer Costs

New, more efficient all-in-ones and an ink replacement service promise to take the sticker shock out of keeping HP's small business printers stocked with ink.

Avoid Tax Time Mistakes with Cloud Accounting

Do you check in with the accountant once a year? That's a costly mistake, but the cloud can help.

HP Puts Big Business Storage Within SMB Reach

With an updated range of SAN, NAS and backup solutions, HP aims to help SMBs leverage the business-boosting potential of advanced storage management.

Small Businesses Turn to Tech to Drive ROI: Survey

New research from Brother and SCORE reveals that while small business owners increasingly look to new technologies to ensure success, those innovations may be falling short.

VerticalResponse Relaunches for the Mobile and Social Era

Company flips the switch on a complete revamp of its marketing platform. Expect a modern, streamlined interface, mobile-optimized templates and integrated social media management.

Voxox Cloud Phone Brings Mobility to Business Calls

Ready to ditch your desk phone? Cloud Phone, a hosted PBX, routes inbound business calls to mobile phones, saving small businesses money while maintaining a professional image.

HP Debuts New Business Tablets and Point-of-Sale Hardware

Company refreshes its business mobile device lineup with new 10.1-inch Windows tablet and a "line busting" tablet dock for retailers.

NComputing's OneSpace Plugs Mobile Business App Gap

Small businesses no longer have to sacrifice full software functionality for portability with NComputing's take on mobile client virtualization.

Cirrus Insight Turns Gmail Users into Salesforce Pros

Love Gmail but struggle with Salesforce? One startup helps small business sales reps become CRM experts without leaving the comfort of their inboxes.

Small Biz Embraces Businesses Process Automation

Business process automation isn't just for big businesses anymore. Cloud computing, mobile devices and easier access to analytics technologies help small firms drive efficiency and productivity.

New HP Small Business MFP Supports Mobile Printing

The company's new multi-function small business printer features support for the Mopria mobile device printing standard.

SMBs Neglect Mobile Customers, Risk Revenue Loss

Small businesses in the U.S. leave a staggering amount of money on the table by not providing a mobile-friendly website.

Plan for Small Business Success

Want to grow your business? Learn how the right approach and the right tools can better your chances.

Vizibility Takes the Surprise Out of Googling Yourself

Google's search results can be a bit rough around the edges and give people the wrong impression of you. Vizibility stuffs those Google results into a tailored suit.

Avaya Launches IP Office Contact Center for SMBs

New software allows smaller call center operations to provide customer services via phone, email or Web chat.

Should Your Small Business Accept Bitcoin?

As the digital currency generates massive buzz, should you consider accepting bitcoin as a payment method for your company? Ecommerce expert Nick Vahalik weighs in.

Kabbage Releases Mobile Small Biz Lending App

With a new financing app for iOS and Android, small business owners don't have to pass up great deals because they left their laptops at the office.

The Net Neutrality Ruling and Small Business

What small businesses need to know about the recent legal decision on net neutrality and its possible effect on their ability to compete online.

Spiceworks 7.1 Boosts Security, Enhances Support Tickets

New security integrations help SMB IT professionals keep undesirables out of their networks while a batch of help desk plugins offer more control over support jobs.

GoDaddy Tackles Small Biz Productivity with Office 365

Microsoft's cloud-enabled Office 365 productivity software suite joins GoDaddy's portfolio of small business solutions.

Small Biz Tech Invades CES 2014

Android all-in-ones, smart storage and a surge of Windows devices await small business technology shoppers at this year's Consumer Electronics Show.

LenovoEMC Launches px4-400d Small Business NAS

LenovoEMC caters to small businesses seeking to fling files faster with a pair of new network-attached storage (NAS) products.

Small Businesses Prep for a Cloudier 2014

In 2014, most small business owners plan to let cloud services providers tend to their technology needs, according to a survey from j2 Global.

AT&T Slashes Smartphone Costs with New Mobile Share Plans

New wireless plans help small businesses upgrade their smartphones without drowning in fees.

FireEye Oculus Helps SMB Combat Advanced Security Threats

A new product from the enterprise security solutions provider guards against threats delivered via Web, email and mobile.

Xero Cloud Accounting Expands into Payroll

Xero plans to make poring over timesheets a thing of the past by integrating payroll capabilities into its cloud-based small business accounting platform.

Workbox iPad App: Mobile Bookkeeping Essentials

A new bookkeeping app from a software industry veteran fights feature bloat and helps small business professionals to track their work while on the go.

Microsoft to SMBs: Get Modern or Risk Losing Customers

Companies stuck in the past may have a tough time of attracting customers, finds a new study from Microsoft.

HP Banishes the Bulk with new Slim Business PCs

On a mission to make boring business PCs a thing of the past, HP's rolls out its smallest desktops ever and a new premium Ultrabook.

AVG Branches Out, Offers Secure Cloud Backups

The software maker, better known for its computer security products, caters to small businesses that fret about trusting their data backups to the cloud.

Netgear Upgrades SMB Storage with ReadyNAS 716

Netgear's latest desktop NAS hardware brings big business storage management capabilities and performance to small businesses.

Intuit Readies QuickBooks Online Apps Explosion

Intuit lays the groundwork for a bustling ecosystem of QuickBooks Online apps with the release of a new API and an enhanced Apps.com experience.

Disaster Planning Makes for Happier Holidays

Season's fleecings? Symantec warns that many small businesses are unprepared for disasters to strike—and many of them have nothing to do with Mother Nature.

Last-minute Small Business Saturday Tips for Shop Owners

Did Small Business Saturday sneak up on you this year? Don't worry, there's still time to get on board.

Ooma Helps Small Businesses Face the Fax

VoIP specialist enhances its small businesses VoIP system with new electronic fax support and call logs, with more to come.

Increasing Awareness for Effective Business Leadership

Does it feel like you're dragging your team kicking and screaming toward your business objectives? Leadership expert Roxi Hewertson offers tips for getting the most out of your workers.

FoundHere Offers Drag-and-Drop Small Business Websites

A company called FoundHere launches a free service to give small businesses a big impact on the Web.

Fleetmatics: Fuel-saving GPS Tech for SMB Vehicle Fleets

Using GPS transmitters and cloud-enabled mapping services, Fleetmatics helps small businesses cut fuel costs, drive efficiency and promote road safety.

Avoiding Innovation's Dark Side

Innovation can mint fortunes or lay waste to solid businesses. Dr. Ankush Chopra shares his tips for preventing the latter from happening to you.

Small Business Saturday 2013: A Neighborhood Affair

After Black Friday, it's small business' time to shine. And this Nov. 30, whole neighborhoods will lend their support.

Innovation Incoming: Intuit Previews New Small Biz Tech

Business software maker works to bring Google Glass and Big Data smarts to small businesses.

Intellinote: Social Collaboration Meets Digital Note Taking

A new tech company turns notes into opportunities for companies to leverage the collective intelligence of its workers.

Email Etiquette Tips for Better Business Communication

A little etiquette can make your office email more efficient and effective. Eucalyptus Systems CEO Marten Mickos offers advice for getting your message across.

The Scaredy Cat's Guide to Small Business Success

Is fear holding you back? Alibaba.com's Annie Xu argues that behind terrifying new business directions, opportunity awaits.

DudaMobile Delivers Mobile-optimized Websites in Seconds

Don't have time to put together a mobile website? Visit DudaMobile, plug in your website's address and a mobile homepage is just 15 seconds away.

Spiceworks 7 Simplifies MDM and Help Desk

Spiceworks raises the bar for small business IT management with free mobile device management support, improved inventory scanning, and a new help desk ticketing system.

Cloud Storage Tips for Small Business

Are you new to the cloud? Make the most of your online storage subscription with these pointers for first time cloud users.

Small Business Disaster Preparedness Tips

Your data isn't the only thing you have to safeguard during an emergency. Here are some pointers for ensuring the survival of your employees.

Hackers Target Small Business Websites

While the industry focuses on network and device security, Verio and StopTheHacker call attention to a more potentially damaging hacking target: small business websites.

4 Mobile Web Mistakes to Avoid

Does your website fail to attract mobile traffic? You may be guilty of foisting a less-than-optimal web experience on your mobile customers.

Does Your Small Business Have a Customer Loyalty Program?

A solid number—38 percent—of small businesses have discovered the customer-retention benefits of loyalty programs. What do they know that you don't?

Dell Fast Forwards Windows XP Migration

As the sun goes down on support for Windows XP, Dell launches a new service to help SMBs transition to Microsoft's more modern operating systems.

Avalara Eliminates Sales Tax Guessing Game

Harnessing the power of the cloud, Avalara's sales tax automation offerings help small businesses keep the auditors at bay.

How to Re-energize Your Workforce

Do your workers barely make an effort anymore? Learn how to breathe life back into your company with tips from TrackVia CEO, Pete Khanna.

Big Thinking for Small Businesses

Riding the coattails of larger companies can put your business on the fast track for growth. Check these tips for landing big business customers.

Get Ready Now for SEC Crowdfunding Changes

Ruth Hedges, CEO of Unismart Capital Software, offers tips for startups before the heralded JOBS Act crowdfunding changes take effect.

Kabbage Funds for Holiday Growth

Gearing up for the holidays? Kabbage provides capital for investing whereas traditional financing sources may take too long to green-light funds.

How to Lead Productive Sales Meetings

Generating revenue is tough enough without having to sit through unproductive meetings. These four tips will help you conduct meetings that move the sales process forward.

Intuit Preps a Minty Fresh QuickBooks Online Update

Taking a few cues from Mint.com, and with the goal of helping small business owners get more work done faster, Intuit has revamped its cloud-based QuickBooks Online offering.

Neat's Latest Small Biz Scanner Goes Wireless in the Cloud

The company is making it easier to scan, organize and share documents by cutting the cord to the PC and connecting directly to cloud services.

LenovoEMC and Acronis Tackle Small Business Backup

Two companies team to provide small businesses with data backup for desktop PCs, servers and LenovoEMC's own px series NAS.

Online Reputation: Top Mistakes Businesses Make

Brand.com president Michael Zammuto shares insights on how to manage your online reputation.

An IT Shop in the Cloud for Services Companies

Booker, a cloud-based service management platform, features practically all the software components that service and hospitality providers need to run their businesses.

Email Marketing Hits the Beach

Along the Central Oregon coast, a cloud-based email marketing service and old-fashioned hospitality help keep a luxury vacation rental property booked for years to come.

Reboot Your Established Small Business

Small business expert Gene Marks shares some simple steps that SMBs can take to push their operations to the next level.

Foot Cardigan's Surprising Steps Toward Ecommerce Success

Using feet to make a bold statement, one startup offers lessons on how understanding the market and a little whimsy can pay off for online companies.

How to Overcome Resistance in the Workplace

Can't seem to build momentum for that new project? Author Rick Maurer offers tips to help you spot and tackle resistance.

Intuit Takes a Small Business to the Big Game

On Super Bowl Sunday, February 2, 2014, one small business owner's life will change forever.

Sage RV Tour Connects with Customers

Sage gets a measure of how their decisions impact small businesses when company execs step out from behind their desks and hop into an RV.

Dell Unveils Sleek Latitude Ultrabook

The PC maker's new slim and powerful Windows notebooks spell the end clunky, uninspired business portables.

How to Cultivate an Amazing Company Culture

Fishbowl CEO David Williams shares his secrets on building a great workforce, the bedrock of successful, long-lasting businesses.

Business Survival after Death

The loss of a founder or business partner doesn't have to spell the end of your company. Phone Power CEO Jim Murphy offers tips on surviving the loss—both as a company and as colleagues.

Small Business Financing Options

Thanks to today's tech-obsessed marketplace, small business owners have more opportunities to obtain financing. Check out your options with these tips.

Online Video Tips for Small Businesses

Videos do more than add pizzazz to websites; they turn window shoppers into buyers. Learn how to create effective Web videos from expert Brad Jefferson, CEO and co-founder of Animoto.

5 Tips for Dealing with Toxic Workplaces

You worked hard to establish a company culture that reflects the best qualities of your business. Don't let rumormongers, poor sports and other office idiots ruin it.

Certify's Cloud Automates Small Business Expenses

One company feels that an employee's time is better spent on the job than digging through an envelope full of receipts.

How to Upgrade Your Business

Does success always seem just out of reach? Find out how to upgrade your small business (and life) with these five tips from Creative Class Group CEO, Rana Florida.

HP Helps Small Businesses Beat the Windows XP Death Clock

Microsoft is ending Windows XP support next year. HP stands ready to help small businesses transition to the modern Windows ecosystem.

The Modern Guide to Business Etiquette

Social media and the mobile device boom are rewriting the book on professional interactions. Learn to navigate business situations with advice from author and etiquette expert, Barbara Pachter.

Leadership Lessons from Starbucks

Perk up your business and learn what values to instill in your workforce with insights gathered from the massive coffee chain.

PayPal Launches Cash For Registers Program

Old cash registers and today's consumers don't mix. PayPal's new POS upgrade program helps get small businesses get with the times.

Brother Brings NFC Printing to Small Businesses

The company tailor's its latest cloud-enabled Work Smart printers to the demands of mobile workforces and on-the-go productivity.

Brother Unveils OmniJoin Web Conferencing in a Box

Electronics maker seeks to streamline video conferencing and collaboration for small businesses with a new bundled hardware and services offering.

Comcast Blankets Small Businesses in Wi-Fi Expansion

In select areas, the cable provider's residential and small business customers are pumping out public Wi-Fi. And where there's Wi-Fi, there's foot traffic...

How to Choose a Broker to Sell Your Small Business

Expert business broker and author Michelle Seiler-Tucker offers tips on finding the right broker to sell your business.

Symantec: IT Confidence Boosts Business

Smart, strategic use of technology can have a positive impact on small businesses.

How to Deliver Exceptional Customer Service

Customer-service guru Micah Solomon shares small business tips to help you build great, life-long customer experiences.

HP Expands Tech Options for Small Business

The company broadens Flow CM mobile content management, teams with Salesforce and Google for CRM and IT in a Box.

Iomega Lives on in LenovoEMC Small Business Rebrand

LenovoEMC's lofty storage ambitions don't necessarily spell the end of the decades-old consumer/SOHO fave, Iomega.

Small Business Quick Guide to Social Media

Small business expert Steven D. Strauss shares his tips on the right way to get started with social media.

Don't Panic Over MFA Says Groove Commerce CEO

SMBs face a new kind of tax burden if the Marketplace Fairness Act passes. Ethan Giffin, Groove Commerce's CEO, says while there's no cause for alarm yet, some big challenges remain.

5 Mistakes for Entrepreneurs to Avoid

Leading your startup toward success is a daunting task. Sidestep these pitfalls, and you'll be in good shape.

5 Tips for Wooing Angel Investors

Need some early stage funding? Get your business off the ground with these tips from Brian S. Cohen, chairman of New York Angels.

5 Team Leadership Tips for Small Business

Ted Sundquist, the former general manager for the Denver Broncos, offers guidance on "Taking Your Team to the Top."

Dell Brings Down the Cost of Small Business VDI

Dell courts small business owners with its new Citrix-based, pre-integrated virtual desktop offerings that cut costs by 50 percent.

Funding Gates Puts the 'Receive' in Accounts Receivables

A new startup leverages the power of the cloud to help QuickBooks customers get paid faster.

AirWatch Launches Small Biz Mobile Device Management

The enterprise mobile security specialist turns its attention to small business smartphones and tablets with AirWatch Professional.

HP Refreshes Small Business ProBook Notebooks

HP sets out to prove that well-healed enterprises no longer have a monopoly on sleek and feature-filled notebooks.

5 Strategic Thinking Tips for Small Business Owners

Having trouble developing a business-boosting strategy? It may first help to demystify the term and then get started with these tips.

5 Tips for Small Business Sales Success

What's the secret to successful sales teams? SAP's global sales guru, Joe Fuster, shares his advice for startups and small shops with big ambitions.

5 Global Trading Tips for Small Business

Think that international trade is out reach? Small business owners can successfully expand into other markets if they heed some common-sense advice that makes sense in any language.

Onvelop Brings Office Collaboration to Mobile Devices

New IT-lite app gets workforces to collaborate on docs by bringing seamless SharePoint, Lync and Office 365 integration to smartphones.

Dell Debuts Small Business-friendly Latitude 3330 Laptop

Dell rolls out a new line of sleek-yet-affordable laptops designed for small businesses and students.

Sage 50 2014 Streamlines Small Business Accounting

Less is more. The new Sage 50 accounting software suite helps small business owners balance their books by taking fewer steps.

Swizznet Cloud Links Multi-Lane Retailers to QuickBooks

Does your shop run multiple cash registers? Swizznet's new offering uses the cloud to link them to your QuickBooks point of sale environment.

LenovoEMC Extends Iomega Storage a LifeLine

Iomega as a company may be no more, but owners of its networked storage products can still look forward to a storage OS update.

3 Facebook Mobile Marketing Tips

Are you ignoring the most engaged (and addicted) people on Facebook? Here are three services that can help your business attract legions of iPhone- and Android smartphone-wielding users.

Business Insurance: 5 Tips on Preparing for Growth

The economy is picking up. Is your business insurance policy ready to help your business grow, or is it a hindrance to success?

Epson BrightLink Pro Paves the Way for Smarter Whiteboards

Company shows off new projection hardware that not only livens up meetings, but helps keep meeting participants on the same page even if they’re not in the same room.

The State of Tech and Female Entrepreneurship

Amidst the launch of an online exhibit with the National Women's History Museum, Microsoft offers a glimpse into how technology is helping to pave the way for women-led startups.

Flint Goes Social for Mobile Payments

The startup targets on-the-go entrepreneurs with an app-only mobile payments platform that adds a dash of social savvy to liven up those small business Facebook pages.

5 Top Tax Mistakes to Avoid

Tax time is stressful. But for small business owners that follow the advice of Xero executive Jamie Sutherland, April 15 is just another day.

Small Business Data Backup Woes Persist: Survey

A large number of SMBs, 45 percent in fact, continue to suffer data loss and the costs are adding up, according to a study from Spiceworks and Carbonite.

5 Tips for Improving Data Security During Tax Season

Tax time is hunting season for online criminals. Symantec shares five tips to help keep your financial and employee data safe.

Comcast Upware Wrangles Cloud Services for Small Businesses

Drowning in choices? Comcast’s new Upware service helps small businesses find and manage the cloud services they need to run their operations.

Microsoft Releases Office 365 Small Business Premium Edition

According to Microsoft, small enterprises can now leverage the big-business power of a complete, cloud-enhanced productivity suite with minimum IT know-how.

5 Insurance Tips for Small Technology Companies

While no one will slip and fall over your code, your software innovations may be at risk for certain types of claims. Make sure that your policy is up to snuff by asking your carrier these questions.

Drobo & Barracuda Team Up for Small Business Cloud Storage

Drobo's desktop network attached storage box, the 5N, gets online file sharing, sync and backup capabilities courtesy of Barracuda's new online storage service called Copy.

Announcing the 'Share Your Success' Facebook Contest Winners

How can avoiding email, stoking passions and minding your reputation lead to success? The winners of Small Business Computing's Share Your Success Facebook Contest share their secrets.

Intuit Launches QuickBooks Online App for iPad

This Valentine’s Day, Inuit treats QuickBooks small business accounting customers with a native, full-featured iPad app.

Pertino Floats Cloud-based Small Business Networks

Startup flips the switch on a cloud-based, SDN-powered platform that brings big-business networking capabilities to small companies.

5 Tips for Building Good Business Credit

A good credit score can help you secure financing to grow your business. If you want a good credit score, but don't know where to start, our five tips will get you started.

5 Tips for Thriving in Unpredictable Times

Are challenging and unpredictable market conditions threatening to topple your company? Business expert and author Donna Every shares some wisdom for weathering the storm.

How to Find the Right Small Business Incubator

Need office space, mentoring or funding? A business incubator can provide these and help your business get up and running. But you need to pick one that's right for you. Here's how.

Small Business IT Trends to Watch in 2013

Analyst Laurie McCabe takes a look at some of the most pressing technology challenges that small business owners and IT vendors will face this year.

Prepaid PEX Card Simplifies Small Business Expenses

Could this be the end of expense reporting? PEX Card puts small business owners in control of their spending from the get-go with online management tools and new mobile apps.

Lendio Handles the Small Business Lending Legwork

Online platform helps small business owners connect with more lenders to improve their chances of getting funded.

CES 2013 Small Business IT Highlights

Originally a tradeshow for living room electronics, gadgets and gadget bags, CES also offers plenty of tech designed for small business IT.

3 Small Business Manufacturing Tips

Do you have a product idea but don’t know how, or where, to get it made? Here's a quick look at how entrepreneurs can have products manufactured without spending a fortune.

5 Tips for Reaching Consumers When They're Ready to Buy

If your marketing efforts aren't resonating with consumers, ReachLocal's CMO Todd Ebert shares tips on how to get them to pay attention.

5 Must-Do Tips for Small Business Success in 2013

Author and small business expert Bill McBean shares some of his tips on how you can set up your business for a successful New Year.

Alcatel-Lucent Revamps OpenTouch Suite for BYOD and Social

The business telephony technology provider is out to prove that in the wake of growing social media and mobile use, phone systems don't have to be stuck in the past.

Nivio Launches All-in-One User IT Platform for SMBs

New service brings apps, collaboration and cloud storage to small businesses without all that IT overhead.

Ransomware: One of Symantec's Small Biz Threats for 2013

The security software specialist releases its list of security threats that small businesses should prepare for next year.

Survey: Nearly Half of SMBs Cool to Public Cloud Storage

A new survey from Drobo reveals why so many small businesses keep their backups out of the cloud.

Holiday Social Media Strategies for Small Businesses

This guide, with insights from small business expert and publisher Melinda Emerson, can help you reach social media-savvy consumers this holiday season.

5 Tips for Finding Success in a Tough Economy

Small Business expert Ray Sprague shares the secrets of succeeding when times are tight. More than 2,000 small business owners weigh in, too.

Small Business Saturday Gets Social

Shoppers have a little more to spend this holiday season, and small businesses are using social media to draw them in.

Dell Curates a Cloud for Small Business Apps

Is choice overrated? Dell wants to help small businesses hit the ground running with a business app ecosystem that focuses on "best-of-breed" cloud apps.

Codeproof Launches Mobile Device Management for SMBs

More proof that the cloud is a big IT equalizer. Codeproof now offers cloud-based, enterprise-quality mobile device management capabilities to SMBs.

Symantec: 50% of Business Data Resides Outside the Firewall

Blame BYOD. Firewalls are losing their grip on business data, according to a new study from Symantec.

5 Tips for Luring Customers This Holiday Season

Time is running out. Gear up with for a competitive holiday season with advice from small business experts.

Pitney Bowes: Holiday Spending Stuck at 2011 Levels

There's bad news for small businesses banking on a holiday windfall; most consumers plan to keep a lid on holiday spending. But SMBs can fight back by honing social media and mobile marketing skills.

Skype Launches Small Business Online Community

Skype in the Workspace uses the massive online voice-and-video platform to bring entrepreneurs together.

HP Revamps SMB Storage for BYOD Era

HP announces new StoreEasy and StoreVirtual systems that the company says are built to handle the storage management challenges posed by the explosion of small business mobile device use.

HP Business Printers Go with the Content Management Flow

HP unveils inkjet printers that rival color laser printers and some that offer cloud-based document management.

CDW Survey: Mobile Devices Boost Small Business Efficiency

Small businesses are flocking to smartphones and tablets, but indications are that SMBs also need to start looking into mobile device management solutions, and fast.

Air Travel Tips for the Small Business Budget

Need to jet? Do it for less with these small business travel tips.

Windows 8: Microsoft Keeps Small Businesses in the Loop

In its pursuit for the tablet market, Microsoft is assuring small business technologists that it's leaving no entrepreneur behind.

Small Business Mobile Marketing Tips

Attract new customers by targeting the devices that they dare not leave the home without, their smartphones and tablets.

Find and Recruit Talent for Your Small Business

Don't have a lot of money to spend on recruiting top talent? Put these tips to work for you.

Iomega Launches New StorCenter Small Business NAS

New NAS hardware from Iomega gives small businesses a cloud-connected edge.

DreamHost Brings OpenStack to Startups with DreamCompute

Web hosting company floats open source, entrepreneur-friendly cloud services for small businesses.

Dell Opens Windows 8 Touch PC Preorder Floodgates

Dell starts taking preorders on new Windows 8 PCs including a convertible tablet and touch-enabled all-in-ones.

Intel Atom Powers the Personal Cloud

Now that tablets have unseated netbooks as the portable computing device of choice, Intel has found a growing niche for its mobile processor: small business storage.

Xero Releases Android Accounting App

Now Android device owners can use Xero Touch, and new mobile app survey findings suggest that many of them will do exactly that.

A Guide to Small Business Exit Strategies

You've built your business, you've paid your dues, and you're ready for your next adventure. Here are some tips to help you decide the best way to walk away.

Symantec Launches Endpoint Protection 2013

As small businesses become the target of sophisticated attacks, Symantec bridges its cloud and on-premises data security solutions.

3 Small Business Hiring Tips

Your business is taking off and you need help. Congratulations, it's time to hire employees. These three tips will help you to prepare your startup for its first hires.

Outsourcing: 5 Tips for Protecting Your IP

Need outside help building your business? Here are some pointers to make sure those outsourced outsiders don't walk away with your startup's crown jewels.

Dell Previews Windows 8 Business Tablet and PCs

Dell ushers in Windows 8 with a tablet, an all-in-one PC and a new 14-inch Ultrabook.

Survey: PCs, Not Tablets, Dominate Small Biz App Use

A new survey from Newtek shows that despite the BYOD buzz, most small businesses are still tethered to their PCs.

PowerDialer Adds Social, Gamification to Boost Sales

Phone sales on the Salesforce platform enters the social enterprise era with new offerings from InsideSales.com.

QuickBooks Online Crosses Borders, Goes Worldwide

Intuit opens up its popular cloud-based accounting software to more countries – pretty much the whole world, in fact.

Small Businesses Head Online in Droves to Network

A new survey from Manta reveals that small businesses are going were the action is, and increasingly, that's online.

Intuit: QuickBooks 2013 is Designed for Efficiency

Not just another pretty face. The venerable small business accounting suite goes under the knife and emerges as a powerhouse application.

D-Link Debuts Cloud Storage 4000 Small Business NAS

Compact NAS system offers mobile app access and video surveillance features.

Crowdfunding Tips for Getting Started and Minimizing Risk

Gumption and risk-taking are part of the small business owner's playbook, and pursuing crowdfunding as a source of capital takes a fair measure of both.

Funding and Controlling Your Startup's Destiny

Tips on making sure that you don't end up giving up control of your company while seeking funds to grow your new business.

CDW and Salesforce Bring the Social Enterprise to SMBs

CDW enters into a partnership with the leading cloud-based business software provider to bring big IT cloud services and support within the reach of modest IT budgets.

WePay Launches Smart Online Payment Buttons

The online payment specialist makes accepting credit cards as easy as embedding a YouTube video, and it banishes redirects.

Small Business VDI Market to Reach $430M by 2015

A forecast from Techaisle points to accelerated virtual desktop infrastructure adoption during the next few years.

Dell Debuts Dense Small Business Storage Arrays

Dell revamps its small business storage portfolio with PowerVault systems that pack more storage and updates to the DR4000 backup system.

5 Crowdfunding Sites for Entrepreneurs

Bank turn you down? Try appealing to the collective entrepreneurial spirit -- and funding sources -- of the Internet at large.

Strategic Social Media Use Among SMBs Stuck in Low Gear

Nearly a quarter of small and midsized businesses polled for an SMB Group survey said that they are being strategic in their use of social media. But their numbers aren’t budging.

GFI MailArchiver 2012 Seals MS Exchange's Loose Lips

New business intelligence and reporting features alert admins to the presence of sensitive data in their email archives.

Verizon 4G LTE and Office 365: Small Biz Power Couple?

Verizon and Microsoft team to bring mobile, cloud-based productivity to small businesses.

The Frugal Entrepreneur's Starter Kit

As a start-up, keeping costs low can help you achieve success faster. Here are three ways to act like a bigger, more established firm minus the massive overhead.

Entrepreneur's Guide to Low-Cost Accounting

These tips will help keep your books in order when ambition is in ready supply, but the money is tight.

Lax Data Backups Endanger 60 Percent of Small Businesses

While most U.S. small businesses back up their financial data, their efforts fall short due to a lax attitude toward disaster recovery.

Affordable Legal Help for Startups

Don't have a fortune to spend on a lawyer? Few entrepreneurs do, but there are ways to save big on legal advice.

Greenrope's CRM Cloud Adds SMB Marketing Muscle

New features track the effectiveness of Web and social media campaigns and streamline customer service ticketing.

Avaya Brings Secure BYOD to Unified Communications

IP Office 8.1 brings new mobility options and secure access features for small businesses struggling to integrate smartphones and tablets into their communications platform.

GFI Nudges Small Business IT to the Cloud

GFI offers new cloud-based security and server-monitoring services designed to free up small business IT resources.

Kabbage Gets Social for Online Lending

Online lender extends bigger cash advances to entrepreneurs that engage their customers via social media.

Trend Micro Brings Cloud Security to Windows Server 2012

Worry-Free Business Security Services integration provides a glimpse at how Microsoft envisions its role in connecting SMB IT infrastructures to the cloud.

For Big Data, SMBs Work the Cloud to Their Advantage

Weighed down by less corporate baggage, small and midsized businesses are bullish on Big Data according to the results of a new survey from SAP and Harris Interactive.

Say Goodbye to Windows Desktop Software

Gartner predicts that traditional Windows desktop software won’t exist by 2020. See what's driving this tech mainstay to the brink of extinction and how it will affect your business.

Bill.com Delivers SMB Cash Flow Forecasting

Where's the money going? Bill.com's new cash flow visualization options help small businesses keep an eye on the finances from the cloud.

Cisco Revamps WebEx Meetings for SMB Collaboration

Cisco overhauls its online meeting platform to bring social collaboration features to business users. WebEx Meetings brings SOHOs and SMBs along for the ride.

Symantec: Employees Take the Lead on SMB File Sharing

Think your IT department knows where your sensitive data lives? The results of this survey say that you should think again.

A Small Business Guide to Green IT

Three tips for lowering your IT power requirements and enlisting the cloud to supercharge your business.

Survey: SMBs Struggle with Security in BYOD Era

Sophos-sponsored research shows that SMBs are struggling to lock down their networks in the face of cloud and mobile device access.

AT&T Discovers the Small Business Disaster Prep Disconnect

While most small businesses recognize the value of data recovery solutions, AT&T finds that a minority is making use of them.

IDC: SMBs to Spend Over $5.6 Billion in IT Security in 2015

Mobile and cloud adoption will drive increased small business IT security spending and open market opportunities for IT security vendors.

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