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33 Logo Design Services You Can Use Today

As you build your company and website, you probably want to present something unique, something that is memorable about your company image. Many companies choose to create a logo to identify their brand and company. But often, creating an original logo when you are first starting out is too expensive. So here are 33 logo creation applications or services that ... Read More »

98% of Small Businesses Use Wireless, AT&T Poll Says

[Click for large version PDF] Nearly all (98 percent) small businesses use wireless technologies in their operations, a 2013 AT&T small business technology poll says. Details of the poll released recently also reveal how dependent upon wireless technology most small businesses have become. For example, the survey shows two-thirds (about 66 percent) of those businesses would be unable to survive ... Read More »

Tackling Tech: How the NFL, NBA & More Use Social Media to Expand Brands Overseas

Where once expansion meant building stadiums, adding teams and landing broadcast TV contracts, the NFL, NBA, and others have turned to social media to reach fan followings in foreign countries. The NFL teamed with Twitter to live stream 10 games this season worldwide for free (after testing the approach with Yahoo for one game a year earlier. And when it ... Read More »

What is Edgar and How do I Use it For Social Media Management?

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You Can Use Microsoft Bot Framework to Build Small Business Bots

You have heard of bots, so by now you probably know they are applications that perform automated tasks. So how can the new Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Bot Framework help you build one for your small business? Microsoft wants to help you build a chatbot that the company says will, “Interact with your users naturally wherever they are.” It wants the bots to ... Read More »

9 Savvy Ways to Use Apple iOS 9 for Small Business

If you have an iPhone, you know Apple has done a great job in making the device very consumer friendly. But business users have been slow in coming around, that is until the global partnership with IBM in 2014. Since the announcement, many apps have been deployed for enterprises. And with the new iOS 9 mobile operating system, Apple — ... Read More »

Judy Chan of Urban Airship: 82 Percent of Millennials More Likely to Use a Loyalty Card on Their Mobile Device

Small Business Trends: Give me a little bit of your personal background. Judy Chan: I am a product manager here at urban airship. So my primary role entrepreneurship is really to talk about mobile wallets. So what I like to tell everyone is you know in many ways I have a really fun job. I get to basically market to ... Read More »

How to Use the New Instagram Live

In the last few weeks, Instagram announced it was adding a live feature to its now popular Instagram stories — and it has. Live videos are already popping up on Instagram! The new feature allows users to stream real-time videos via Instagram Stories. But unlike Facebook Live and Periscope, Instagram Live videos aren’t hosted on the platform. They are immediately deleted ... Read More »

Snapchat Could Use Augmented Reality to Differentiate From Facebook, Instagram (Watch)

Snap Inc. Is Apparently Buying An Augmented Reality Startup Here’s Why Consumer Reports Won’t Recommend The New MacBook Pro Why Some Restaurants Have Said Farewell To Tipping The Princess Of Pop Is Alive And Well Despite Twitter Hoax How do you compete with huge brands like Facebook and Instagram? Well, if you’re Snapchat, you acquire new technology startups. Snap Inc., ... Read More »

Use Twitter on a Mac? There’s an Enhanced App

Twitter has millions of users, but for people running Mac computers, the social network has had some limitations. Twitter recently announced  enhancements for Mac users that should make the social network more engaging for this important group, too. As we’ve been reporting, Twitter remains one of the top online ways to reach potential customers and stay in contact with current ... Read More »