Things You Didn’t Know

Michael Machado of Salesforce: Voice is the Future of CRM

I just hit the 5 year anniversary with my first Amazon Echo device, and since then I’ve kinda had a thing for voice assistants and devices I can talk to. So one of the things I was really interested in learning more about at last week’s Dreamforce event was seeing how Salesforce’s voice technology – …

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Former Agency Administrator Karen Mills Discusses SBA Lending

I’ve always considered administrator at the Small Business Administration one of my dream jobs. Think how that person can make such a big impact on so many small business owners. On the Small Business Radio Show this week, Karen Mills gives an inside look at how to have an impact on so many entrepreneurs. Karen …

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Use the GTD Methodology to Boost Productivity in your Small Business

Another upcoming new year means another new year’s resolution. As a result, perhaps this year’s resolution should remain as simple as getting more things done.  Adopt and embrace the GTD methodology. It becomes one simple and brilliant way to make this new year’s resolution something that actually sticks. Imagine the first Monday morning of many …

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Things to Know to Appeal to Latino American Consumers

As the cultural composition of global markets continues to diversify, businesses too need to change with the environment. The rise in the number of Latino consumers in recent years offers small businesses a potentially growing customer base. A study by Maru/Matchbox points to this trend as businesses face stronger competition and more selective customers. For …

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Freelancers Could Be Twice as Likely to be Depressed than Office Workers

The benefits of being able to work from anywhere has allowed people to find a work/life balance they are happy with. However, freelancers and remote workers who work alone most of the time are experiencing the negative side of working this way. According to a new survey from Viking , more than half of the …

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Wow! 39% of Marketers Lack Insight into the Effectiveness of Their Campaigns

While marketing attribution offers many benefits for businesses, common mistakes can take place that could skew the understanding of marketing outcomes. A survey by CallRail reveals that 39% of marketers lack insights into the effectiveness of their campaigns. Marketing today is more complex and broader than ever before. Marketers face more choices, more channels, and …

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Onshore Software Teams Are Better Than Offshore, and Ashkan Rajaee Isn’t Afraid to Say it

Developers remain scarce. For example, you might find less experienced ones satisfactory with trial and error. And ‘guess and check’ methods may work too. These observations come from innovation think tank FourSight . As a result, the company further asserts that senior-level devs tend to go deep into solutions. For example, they strongly prefer to …

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The Boots to Business Reboot Offering Classes Right Now for Veteran Business Entrepreneurs

Soldiers, while they are still serving or after their tour of duty, make great entrepreneurs. In order to make their transition to civilian life more seamless, Boots to Business|Reboot (B2BR) Classes will teach vets the knowledge they need to start a business of their own. Boots to Business (B2B) is an entrepreneurial education and training …

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