Newsletter Archive: April 2011Google Apps For Business Get New Billing Options, User Limits
Recently, Google has been taking steps to provide better services directed at small, local business. Over on the Google Enterprise Blog, they announced changes to Google Apps for Business that they say will make them easier for small businesses to adopt and manage.
Getting Social From the Inside Out
Like true beauty, online social conversations cannot just be bolted on from the outside. Facelifts and make-up might fool some of the people some of the time, but it’s the internal beauty that wins every time.
Noteworthy Tech News for Small Businesses
This week, there were several major items announced by big companies that could in turn have tremendous impacts for small businesses - at least for those that participate.
Facing the Giants in Your Industry
There has always been a rivalry between large businesses and small businesses. Large businesses seem to have all the breaks with big budgets, lots of staff and resources, and many other seeming advantages. Although it's not exactly fun to be the one with a smaller budget and fewer resources, it doesn't mean that you don't have any advantages.
How to Make Your Site a Daily Hotspot
Getting consumers to come to your website can be challenging, but it's not as difficult as some businesses make it out to be. Some businesses think that they have to invest a lot of money or develop an entirely new brand before they can draw consumers back again and again, but, fortunately, they are wrong.
Rising Prices Could Slow Consumer Spending
Nearly three- quarters (74%) of Americans believe higher prices could slow their spending in the coming months, according to a new survey from Deloitte.
How to Be Consistent in Marketing Efforts
For those of us with seasonal temperatures, the winter months are usually calmer than the others, partly because the weather is so bad. Many of us take the first few months of the year to recuperate from the busy holiday season. Businesses, however, do not have this luxury.
Why Social Media Is More Than Just a Fad
How long did it take you to figure out that social media wasn't just a fad? For some businesses, it didn't take long. However, some businesses are still not convinced that there is actual business value in social media.