IBM Cloud eyes ‘small business’

IBM India has announced plans to focus on small and medium enterprises to drive growth in its Cloud business. “We already have large customers. But now we see very small customers getting into Cloud,” said Vikas Arora, Country Manager, Cloud Business IBM India & South Asia. “We are seeing that there is a whole new […]

Read More →
7 Investment Tips for the Small Business Owner

Running a business isn’t easy, especially when capital is low. Unfortunately, you can’t run a business on skill and determination alone. If you’re feeling a little shorthanded in the financial area for your business, it might be time to consider investing. Here are a few tips that can get the average small business owner started […]

Read More →
ECOMMERCE STATISTICS for Small Businesses

These eCommerce statistics for small businesses have been collected from a variety of sources. Last updated: January 29, 2017 General Ecommerce Statistics 51 percent of Americans prefer to shop online. Online buying frequency numbers: 95 percent of Americans shop online at least yearly. 80 percent of Americans shop online at least monthly. 30 percent of Americans shop […]

Read More →
10 Small Business Tips for SEO, Content Marketing and More

When it comes to marketing a small business, there are many different methods you can use. There’s SEO, content marketing, email lists and more. If you want to learn more about marketing your business using some of these methods in 2017, take a look at the tips from members of our small business community below. […]

Read More →
39% of Small Businesses Get a Return On Investment From Social Media

Thirty-nine percent (39%) of small business owners are seeing a return on investment from social media.  That is according to a recent survey by Manta, released just last week. Manta, an online small business community, surveyed more than 1,200 of its members to generate its quarterly Small Business Wellness Index, where these findings are from. […]

Read More →
What Does Google’s Pixel Phone Line Offer Small Business Users?

Smartphones are key communication tools in the personal and work life of the connected world we now live in. And with every new phone entering the marketplace, more features are added that increase our reliance on these devices. The long-awaited new Pixel and Pixel XL phones from Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) come with some premium hardware and […]

Read More →
StraightTalk: Are Prepaid Cell Phone Plans Good For Small Business?

Cell phones have practically become part of our anatomies. We show off our newest cell phone like it was a new baby. We carry them everywhere. We cannot live without them, as consumers, but especially as business owners. Mobile phones are mission critical. The Pew Internet project reports that 29 percent of cell owners describe their cell […]

Read More →