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productivity software
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Emerging Trends in Productivity Software

An emergent new class of tools is focusing on the individual and changing how knowledge workers interact with software. There are rare events in human history that we all experience for the first time together, all at once. This pandemic is one of those events. For knowledge workers, that means our traditional work environment, in...
CRM and marketing automation
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How to Use CRM and Marketing Automation to Improve Your Scalability

Automation has become a business essential. For entrepreneurs looking to grow their business, the question always is, “How can I work smarter, not harder?” That’s where the power of marketing automation and your customer relationship management (CRM) comes into play. With such high demand to cut down on costs while increasing profitability, businesses are turning...
remote
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5 Smart Tools All Remote Entrepreneurs Need in Order to Succeed

In the age of startups, most of us know working at home isn’t just a privilege — it’s a necessity. After all, most of the world’s biggest companies didn’t start in a board room or a sea of cubicles. Google, Apple and Amazon all got their starts in the humblest of places: the garage. It’s...
tools
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20 Free Tools to Jumpstart Your New Business in 2019

It's difficult to get your business off the ground when startup costs appear to be at an all time high. While this is true to a certain degree, there are ways entrepreneurs can work around some of these costs. One such way is by taking advantage of free business software whenever possible. Here, we’re going...
freemium
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IoT is Changing the Business Model From Freemium to Barter

For service-based businesses like software providers, getting customers can be tricky. Before people commit to a monthly subscription for a service, they need to try the product to make sure it meets their unique needs. This demand gave birth to the freemium model, where customers are given a trial period (typically 30 days or longer)...
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The Pros and Cons of Strategizing Content Distribution with Programmatic Ads

It may be increasingly challenging to know where to distribute your content in order to get the most attention from your target audience. One recent approach has been to use digital marketing tools to strategize content distribution with programmatic ads. While this offers some advantages, there are also some words of caution to consider should you...
customer relationship management
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Automating Customer Relationship Management for Your Startup’s Website

You've set up your website, started your marketing campaigns and hired a great customer service team for your startup business. Yet, you still feel behind and like all the pieces aren't connecting. Don't worry — that's common for startups, and there is a solution. By connecting a customer relationship management (CRM) software program with your...
Tax refund
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4 High-Impact Business Investments You Can Make With Your Tax Refund

Very soon, more than 80 percent of the 50 million Americans who filed federal taxes will receive their average tax refund of just over $3,000. Many view this as an opportunity to splurge. If you run a startup, you might want to think about making your business the recipient of your tax time largesse. Consider using...
Content management systems
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Top Content Management Systems for Your Small Business

A content management system (CMS) helps small business owners organize, manage and present information digitally, such as websites, blogs and online stores. Content management systems can also help you communicate with employees and customers and achieve strategic goals like increasing online sales and loyalty. How will you use it? Most popular content management systems today are designed...
Marketing
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The Killer Marketing Stack for Startups

Being involved the startup ecosystem, I regularly get the question: "what marketing stack do you use?” from fellow marketers. Using my data-centric product management background, I gave this a lot of thought and split marketing software into three categories, which are broken down further below: Tracking Sales enablement Collaboration Tracking All roads lead to data and all data...
time tracking
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Time Tracking Tools: 5 Benefits for Startups

Whether you are just opening a new business or have been managing one for years, time tracking is an efficient way of monitoring your startup employees. Much of a business' success is based on the ratio of time put in by the employee and the amount of his or her output. Without proper time tracking, it...
Online payments
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How Your Startup Can Accept Online Payments with Ease

Accepting online payments can help increase small business sales. You have many options for accepting online payments, including accepting eChecks, recurring billing, online gateways and integrations, and more! Allow your customers the ease of paying online, as accepting credit and debit cards online is easy. You just need a merchant account with a payment acceptance company,...
Accounting Innovation
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4 Ways Accounting Innovation Benefits Business Owners

As technology advances, so do the advantages for business owners. From screen sharing on conference calls to accessing emails on an iPad while in flight, it’s a great time to run a business from anywhere. The freedom of movement has made it possible for business owners to come out from behind their desks and get...
Online Tools
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Online Tools to Jumpstart Your Business

There are many aspects to plan for when starting a new business venture, and the process can be overwhelming without proper planning or the right tools at your disposal. When starting out, one area in particular where many may need assistance is deciding what technologies or software to use in order to help run day-to-day business activities. When...
Help Desk Software
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Top 10 Help Desk Software Programs for Small Businesses

A help desk software suite lays the foundation for customer support. It enables desk support agents to communicate with customers by responding, receiving and processing service requests. The top 10 help desk software that can be helpful for small business and enterprise are as follows: ProProfs ProProfs provides an online knowledge-base software. Small businesses and...
software apps and tools
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Automation Software Apps and Tools

The Best Marketing Automation Software Apps and Tools In order to drum up business, you need to have the best marketing tools. With the Internet, all of the tools and apps you will ever need for marketing automation are right at your fingertips. All you need to do is search for them, and we will...
help desk
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Note to StartUps: Bring Business Intelligence Out of the Shadows

Business Intelligence plays a BIG role in your startup! Business Intelligence (BI) is growing in complexity and power, but it’s still only in its infancy. Until very recently data analysis was left to a very select group of analysts, IT and R&D professionals. As an employee, anything you wanted to do with corporate data would...