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Amazon, WordPress Most Trusted Brands with Small Businesses, Alignable Reports

Amazon and WordPress are among the most trusted brands among small businesses. And Yelp and Web,com are among the least. At least that’s the conclusion of Alignable Inc., an online networking site for small and local business owners. The company recently released its kickoff 2017 list of most trusted brands by small and local businesses in North America. Other high ranking ... Read More »

10 Tips to Protect Your Business and Customers on Data Privacy Day

Having information about clients and customers is important, but ensuring that private information remains secure might be just as vital to the health of a small business. That’s according to data professionals and others who are marking this year’s Data Privacy Day on January 28. Many small businesses are not well prepared for the tricks that hackers use to extract ... Read More »

Review: Samsung Chromebook for Your Small Business

0 If you’re not familiar with the new Chromebooks, you may find this review interesting and these machines a good alternative to more powerful, and expensive, computers. The Chromebook is a laptop that runs only the Chrome browser from Google. That’s it. No operating system of any type that you may have seen before. It starts up in 8 seconds-yes, ... Read More »

Windows 10 Preview, LG G4 Phone Both Unveiled

New technology ruled the news this week. And that technology might be of interest to small business owners too as they build stronger companies through better operating systems and mobile technology. Microsoft and LG were among the companies with new products to show, even if they aren’t available to your business just yet. Take a look at this week’s Small ... Read More »

Go Full Color with HP LaserJet Pro MFP-M177

Today, if a technology item does not fit in your hand or come with apps you can play, it does not catch much attention. Printers are not often handheld, although I had a tiny portable printer years ago that was amazing until I fried it on a trip to London with the wrong power converter. Ouch. The new HP Color ... Read More »

Your Guide to Small Business News the Week Ending August 17

Here is news important to your business from the recent week. The Small Business Trends editorial team has you covered, always looking for the stories that will give you a competitive edge and better business insight. Check them out below. Mobile Phone with Firefox operating system coming to the U.S. Firefox is best known for its Web browser. But did ... Read More »

Keywords Change for AdWords, GoDaddy Acquires Email Marketing Firm

There was big news from Google and GoDaddy this week. And those are just two of the news items with implications for small businesses recently. The Small Business Trends editorial team brings you some of the headlines that could impact your small business in a big way in our weekly small business news roundup. Online Marketing No More Phrase and Exact ... Read More »

Scheduling Phone Calls And Appointments With Tungle

Scheduling appointments can be easy, if you have a personal assistant, secretary, or you know how to leverage technology. Voicemail tag is pretty common when you don’t have an assistant, and you are trying to schedule an appointment with someone. Messages back and forth, as you try to figure out the best time to meet. Tungle.me is an online scheduling tool ... Read More »

New Windows 10 Phone, NuAns Neo, Launched on Kickstarter

You don’t have to be an expert on the mobile communications industry to know Windows Phone is on life support. According to the latest Gartner report, the operating system is in a downward spiral, going down to 0.7 percent of the total market share with only 2.4 million units sold in Q1 2016. This was a 70 percent plunge from ... Read More »

25 Phone Sales Tips for Successful Cold Calling

Making cold calls might not be the most fun part of the sales process. But in many industries and businesses, it is necessary. To perfect the art of cold calling, take a look at some of the tips and tricks in the list below. 25 Phone Sales Tips Prepare Yourself Mentally Cold calls can be intimidating, especially if you’re unprepared. ... Read More »