Microsoft’s New Ad Technology Likely Not Helpful to Small Companies

AdWords has become a black box beyond the means of many small advertisers. To help some advertisers automate their accounts …

Two Online Tools For Small Business Owners
Tools are easy to use

More than 125,000 entrepreneurs looking to start or expand a business have used the U.S. Small Business Administration’s new online …

Technologies Fit For Everyday Use
Reliable, helpful, and easy-to-understand things

We’re told that "simple is good," yet "technology is our friend."  To try to reconcile these sayings – they can’t …

Windows Small Business Server 2008 Introduced
To benefit business owners and IT managers...
1 Comment

Yesterday, Microsoft introduced its two new server solutions: Windows Small Business Server 2008, which is obviously aimed at small businesses …

Small Businesses Not Immune To Malware
Number of threats growing
1 Comment

With any luck, your business is in a safe and secure building – not a lot of "come rob me" …

Google Apps May Be Worth A Glance
Popular enough in some places

No one complained too loudly (or at all, really) after we published a follow-up article yesterday on Microsoft Office Live …

Ways RSS Feeds Can Benefit Your Business
Are you taking advantage of the technology?
2 Comments

As I mentioned before, Google Reader is one of my favorite features that Google offers because it allows me to …

Factors of Startup Success

Paul Buchheit, ex-Google employee and now at Friendfeed, argues that smart teams, great designs and complex algorithms don’t make a …

4 Firefox Add-Ons that Are Useful to Your Online Business
Add convenience to your browsing experience...

Many of you probably don’t use Mozilla Firefox and use Internet Explorer or another browser instead, but I personally have …

Google Apps, Ups And Downs
Great price (free) but no offline availability

The free suite of online applications from Google offers an alternative to the Microsoft universe and its Office productivity suite. …

A New Search Engine For Small Business Owners
Offers information by location

Business.gov the official business link to the U.S. Government, managed by the U.S. Small Business Administration has developed a new …

Microsoft Frees Office Live For Small Business
Competition benefits the small business market

As they compete for the small business market, Microsoft hopes to turn Office Live Small Business into a one-stop shop, …

Microsoft Announces Version 2 of Office Live – Free!

Microsoft has announced version 2 of Office Live, and besides new features, they’ve gotten rid of one really important thing: …

Survive A Loss Of Internet Access
Make do while the ISP makes repairs

Houses, apartments, dorm rooms, libraries – I’ve gone online from all of these places, and sooner or later, the connection …

The Top Five Names in Accounting Software
Which do you prefer?
3 Comments

When choosing the accounting software to use when running your business, there are a lot of factors to take into …

Small Business News Tastes bizSugar
Social media opened to small business

A social news site emulates the Digg model and offers small business people a focused web presence for issues of …

Take Your Small Business on a Trip to the Buffet with Yahoo!
Fresh All You Can Eat Web Hosting...
1 Comment

Yahoo announced it’s new web hosting plan today, touting it as "All-You-Can-Eat" web hosting. Basically small businesses are looking at …

The Top 10 Google Features I Use
...And How These Should be Applied to Your Business

Google has a lot of helpful features. This is certainly not news, but I thought it would be fun to …

LinkedIn Earns Nod As Business Tool
From free advertising to finding clients
1 Comment

After establishing a solid corporate website and blog, it could be time to sit back and relax.  It may also …

Starting A Small Business Blog
Simple tips to get started
4 Comments

If you run a small business you may want to consider starting your own blog to raise awareness about what …

The Web Innovators Meetup

I attended the Web Innovators Group meetup in Cambridge, MA. I’m a long-time attender of these meetings and can remember back …

Netscape Browser To Live A Bit Longer
One Month Extension on Support

Many small business owners and entrepreneurs will remember when Netscape dominated the web browser industry. Netscape as you may know …