15 Best Apps for Busy Small Business Owners

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This month I’m celebrating my 15th Anniversary in business, don’t forget to sign up for your chance to win SmallBizLady’s 15 Days of Giveaways Contest. Today is Part II of my 15 Things Series. Today we’ll discuss best apps for busy small business owners.  As small business owners, we constantly have competing objectives and timelines that need re-prioritizing daily. Having the right tools can make a big difference. As you contemplate your daily business activities, I have put together a list of … [Read more...]

How 5 Minutes on Mobile Can Increase Small Business Sales

How 5 Minutes on Mobile Can Increase Small Business Sales

Guest Article Going mobile can open a lot of doors for your business and if done correctly, can help guide customers to a path of purchase. In 2013, small businesses expected about 13% of their holiday sales to be through mobile commerce. That’s a major jump from the previous year.  And small, local businesses have better opportunities on mobile because they can fit it to the needs of their business.  So how do small businesses market on mobile in an efficient way? If you really want to make a … [Read more...]

How Google+ Transforms Google Search for Small Businesses

How Google+ Transforms Google Search for Small Businesses

Guest Article Let me ask you a question to get us started: when was the last time you used Google? I don’t just mean Google.com, I mean YouTube, Google Drive, Google Maps, have Android on your smartphone, use a Google Calendar, Google Hangouts, and Gmail etc. When you take all of Google’s products and services into account, you will probably say within the last day (or even the last hour). Google has created so many ‘things’ to make our lives more efficient, connecting us all in new ways. … [Read more...]