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4 Low-Cost Services for Building an App for Your Business

Mobile apps used to be for Fortune 500 businesses with large budgets, but not anymore. Small companies can now create their own apps at very low cost. Think you don’t …

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6 Email Apps to Help You Manage Your Inbox

Email can save you time, but it also can distract you from what you really should be doing. Office workers spend 13 hours a week — or 650 hours a …

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5 Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office

Think Microsoft has a lock on office productivity suites? Think again. Several free apps and services are poised to give Microsoft Office a run for its money in 2013. We …

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mobilize

How To Optimize Your Website for Mobile Viewing [INFOGRAPHIC]

In the age of “always on” and “on-the-go,” small business owners who haven’t thought about how their websites function on a mobile phone are in danger of being left behind. …

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Why Local Merchants Should Sell Products Online (and 5 Tips for Doing So)

Each year, retail experts weigh in on the impact that e-commerce is having on traditional stores. Their current consensus: Local merchants who don’t offer their customers the option of ordering …

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byod

5 Reasons Small Businesses Should Consider BYOD

U.S. business owners spent much of 2012 fighting the BYOD trend. But as the year draws to close, more and more bosses seem to be embracing it. In fact, bringing …

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How to Keep Your Business Safe on Public Wi-Fi

If you travel for your business — or just need an occasional change of scenery from your home office — you’re probably a regular user of public Wi-Fi networks. But …

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dropbox

4 Free Ways to Store Your Data in the Cloud

If your small business isn’t in the cloud, it probably should be. The cloud not only protects your data against unexpected computer failures and stolen devices, but also allows you …

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The Best Social Networks for Improving Your Search Results

With Google’s recent algorithm updates and Facebook’s integration with Bing, social networks have become a critical component of every company’s search placements. Despite this, and the staggering amount of time …

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5 Customer Service Apps for Mobile Phones and Tablets

Customers have always sought timely responses to their questions and concerns, but the rise of social media and digital technologies has led many to expect an immediate reply. As a …

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7 Digital Signing Apps for Contracts and Other Agreements

Leaving a paper trail is so 20th century. Using an electronic John Hancock to sign digital documents can save you time, money, and the environment. Digital signatures got their legitimate …

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5 Ways to Prevent Smartphone “Showrooming”

Smartphones and price-comparison apps have given rise to “showrooming,” whereby shoppers browse products in a retail store, check prices via web-enabled mobile device, and then leave empty-handed to buy the …

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mindmeister

4 Mobile Apps for Better Brainstorming

Innovate or perish. In any fast-changing industry, idea generation isn’t a luxury; it’s a survival skill. Done right, brainstorming sessions help get concepts flowing and bring team members together for …

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Appmosphere

5 Mobile Technology Trends to Watch

Smartphones are an almost ubiquitous, indispensable tool for small-business owners: Some 85 percent of you now use one to make decisions, run your operations, or conduct business on-the-go, according to …

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Business Documents: What to Keep and What to Toss

Thanks to digital technology, record retention is easier and cheaper than ever before. Nevertheless, a lot of business still gets done using old-fashioned paper, and it is essential that you …

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