You might not see it on the surface, but your company collects tons of data. With every visit to your website and every transaction that takes place there, you should be collecting the basic demographic information of your buyers and what they like to buy.
The popularity of cloud computing for small business continues to boom. To attach some numbers to this claim, only five percent of small businesses used the cloud in 2010, whereas 43 percent of small businesses use the cloud in 2013.
Do you already have a database set up, or have you simply written down a list of things you wish your database would do? Deciding on the type of DBA you need is the first step.
Free stuff is great. Free stuff that helps your business is awesome. While there are many free business apps screaming for you to play with them, I'm going to focus on 8 of my favorites.
Creating a mobile app and selling it through Google Play or iTunes is undoubtedly one of the best ways to make money online, and has incredibly low barriers to entry with a disproportionately large potential pay-off.
As a small business owner, you have to wear many hats and juggle plenty of tasks throughout your work week. It can seem overwhelming, and you might wonder how you can stay more organized and maintain your productivity.
If you were to listen to all the hype online recently, you would believe that you could run your business based solely on mobile applications.
As a founder of a start up I make every second of each day count. This sounds a bit dramatic but like most passionate people I wake up every day wanting to squeeze the most out of every minute that I'm awake, so I'm always on the look out for anything that makes me more efficient.
For many mobile, software or Web app-based startups, the initial inspiration for the business stems from the discovery of something that's missing in the marketplace. At first, their dogged pursuit of providing the optimal solution is enough to keep them going.
Often, cash-strapped startups look to free software to help solve their day-to-day problems. Unfortunately, not every free app is designed as well as Google Drive or Evernote. Many are rendered unusable by poor interfaces or a lack of technical support. Some apps work well, but are not designed to grow with a business.