Are Marketers Underestimating The Pace Of Technological Change?
Marketing Will Constantly Be A Surprise
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I speak and consult with clients frequently about the pace of technological change.

Social Media Participation — A View Of The Bigger Picture
Think Of Participation In Terms Of A Story

Social media technologies and platforms are now everywhere internet connectivity exists.

Five Trends Shaping The Future Of Work
Organizations Need To Make The Necessary Investments To Adapt

When it comes to the future of work there are a few key trends which business leaders need to pay attention to.

SMBs Need E-Learning “Services” Not “Products”
Technology Must Be Mixed With A Delivery Solution

Software and technologies are designed to support companies while facing business challenges. But what if the (supposed) solution generates new …

Traffic Spikes Pose Challenges For Small Businesses’ Sites
Study finds majority of sites crash under pressure
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The classic TV show The Twilight Zone often dealt with people getting what they wanted, only to be unable to …

Verizon Launches Author Series For Small Businesses
Verizon to connect authors with small businesses
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Verizon said today it is launching the Verizon Author Series to connect accomplished authors to small businesses. Every month from …

Blekko Partners With MerchantCircle On Small Business Search
Blekko aims to improve small business search
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  Blekko, the search engine that is using human curation to reduce spam in search results, and MerchantCircle, an online …

Intuit: Small Business Cloud Usage At 38 Percent In The UK
Study points to increasing adoption rate
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"The cloud" has become an increasingly common term over the past year or so, with all sorts of people and …

Intuit And Salesforce Focus On Small Businesses
Intuit and Salesforce partner to help small businesses
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Intuit and salesforce.com have formed a partnership aimed at making it easier for small businesses to manage customer information and …

ZoomInfo Launches Business Email Contact Tool
New tool shares business contacts
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 ZoomInfo a business information provider has launched a new plug-in that finds active business contacts in users’ email and automatically …

Customer Reviews Impacting Small Businesses
Online reputation of businesses impacted by reviews
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Online customer reviews and social network sites have a larger impact on the reputation of a small business than its …

Home-Based Businesses Continue To Grow
Home-based businesses rebounding with economy
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 Even with the difficult conditions that have characterized the U.S. economy over the past three years, the number of home-based …

Small Business Owners To Add More Than 3 Million Jobs In 2011
Small businesses expect to increase staffing
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U.S. small business owners plan to add nearly 3.8 million jobs this year, according to the latest Small Business Success …

Small Business Nonprofit Launches New Website And Membership
NASE offers more business resources
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The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) , a a nonprofit representing America’s smallest businesses is introducing a new annual …

Clickatell Launches Text Service For Small Businesses
New service aimed at helping businesses engage
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Clickatell has launched a new personalized priority messaging text service in an effort to help small businesses engage with customers. …

Startup America Announces Roundtables With Entrepreneurs
Startup America looks to reduce barriers
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As part of the White House’s Startup America program, senior administration officials will visit eight cities to meet with entrepreneurs  …

Consortium Holds Entrepreneurship Week
Consortium focuses on entrepreneurs
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The Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education has announced the 5th Annual National Entrepreneurship Week, to be featured February 19-26, 2011. According …

SBA Launches Mentoring Program For Startups
SBA starts mentoring program

The U.S Small Business Administration has launched an initiative to get current business owners to mentor and support startups and …

Facebook Tops Google For Local Business Marketing
More businesses using social media marketing
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More than half of local businesses are spending less than $2,500 a year on marketing, and 60 percent have no …

The Negative Impact of Technology and How to Avoid It
4 steps to protect your business
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Could you go a day without technology? I could, but it would be hard. The Digital Age has introduced us …

Yahoo Looks At Why People Start A Small Business
New year brings more small business interest
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Traditionally Yahoo! Small Business sees an uptick in people starting their own online business in the first quarter of the …

iPhone Becoming More Attractive To Small Businesses
BlackBerry still popular among small businesses
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The small and medium business market is in a position to break Research in Motion’s (RIM) corporate smartphone lead, according …