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60 Percent of Online Traffic Now Comes From Mobile

If your business depends upon online traffic, you should know. More than half of digital traffic online now comes from mobile devices and through mobile apps. A comScore report says smartphones and tablets combined now account for 6o percent of all online traffic up from 50 percent a year ago. And 51 percent of that traffic is driven by mobile ... Read More »

Spotlight: Technovation Shows Technology in Actual Room Settings

Did you ever wish that as a buyer, you could see and experience the tech solutions that could help you run your business — in action?  Gathered in one place?  Staged in actual business settings so you could see how the technology would look and work — and not just sitting on a shelf or display stand? That’s the service that Technovation Solutions delivers ... Read More »

10 Ways to Use Technology to Better Your Business

Technology offers plenty of opportunities for businesses to make things like marketing and managing a team easier. But with so many different tech tools out there, it can be difficult to even know where to start. For tips on utilizing technology to better your business, check out the list below from members of our small business community. Achieve Better Business ... Read More »

Guide to Jumpstarting Technology – FREE

Trying to keep track of technology is enough to make you dizzy, it changes so fast. But the pace of technology change is actually good news for small businesses. Why? Because with each passing year month there are new solutions on the market. Today’s technology does more.  Imagine keeping your business running while out of the office — by using your ... Read More »

Review of Kindle Reader for iPhone and iPod Touch

t is surprisingly pleasant to read electronic books on the Kindle Reader application for the iPhone and iPod Touch. While on vacation recently, I finally had the time to try out the Kindle reader on my iPod Touch — and I love it. If you have an iPhone or iPod Touch, the Kindle reader app is a free download, and ... Read More »

A Sample Survey: 7 Questions To Ask Customers

Many business owners and managers know Constant Contact for its easy-to-use email marketing software and service. A lot of the newsletters and updates that I receive from other small businesses go out through Constant Contact. (We use Constant Contact for our weekly radio show newsletter, too.) Just this week Constant Contact introduced a new service, an online survey tool. You ... Read More »

New Sephora Chatbot Aids Customers in Finding the Right Beauty Products

Trying a new lipstick or make up on your face is so yesterday! A new chatbot from Sephora Virtual Artist powered by Modiface will let you see every imaginable color combination without ever touching your face. This type of collaboration for product discovery using Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a first for a large retailer. With this new application, Sephora can ... Read More »

9 Smart Widgets for a Better Customer Experience

Customer experience is the number one concern when creating your website. You might not get it down the first time. Revisiting your design and features is a regular part of maintaining that site. Here are 10 smart widgets (mostly WordPress-only) that will allow you to tweak your site functionality to offer your customers more options to play with your site. 1. ... Read More »

New Business Ideas: Wacky Gizmos

Jelly Click Talk about gadgets, and everybody is after the same things: the latest, the fastest, most powerful, most advanced, etc. Yet makers of gizmos and gadgets are looking into fresh ways to make geeky consumers get excited about their products. They are increasingly incorporating unusual, wacky and maybe even fun ideas into their gadgets. Let’s have a look at ... Read More »

Waverly Labs Earpieces Translate Other Languages Almost Instantly

Real-time translation used to be the domain of human beings, but machine translation has evolved to the point it can now deliver highly accurate results instantly. Watch this video that shows you how the new Pilot real-time translation earpiece works if you really want to be impressed: Real-time Translation Earpiece At first glance the Pilot looks like a small hearing ... Read More »