OwnerListens has raised over $1 million in funding for its suggestion box that lets customers anonymously communicate with store owners.
It’s clear that tablets are making a huge impact in businesses, but who’s taking advantage of them first?
Intuit is turning vast volumes of data about small business finances into tools to help its customers save time and money.
When your servers go down, so might your productivity, sales, and — oh yeah — your cash.
Small businesses can’t stand on the mobile sidelines anymore. With mobile shopping numbers increasing every day, it’s time to start putting resources toward the small screen.
Have you ever built a product that small businesses would love, but you’re not sure which clients are your best targets?
SumAll launched a metrics tool today that visually represents the power social media has on e-commerce
I’ve spent much of the last year talking about how the sites small businesses rely on to advertise and promote themselves — think Yelp and Groupon — are failing them. In fact, helping small businesses at the local level is extremely challenging for technology companies, for the following reasons:
I’ve been testing out the Kindle Fire tablet for the last several weeks. At $199, it’s a tremendous value. It’s no iPad — I just upgraded to the new iPad as well — but it provides a solid base-level tablet and reader. I can think of a lot of uses for it: an e-book reader, a video consumption device, and a dedicated Sonos controller. But the most exciting use I can see for it would be for Amazon to turn into a device that helps small, local retailers.
As a small business, it’s hard to keep up excited web content due to time costs, commitment to a full time community manager, and more. Writer marketplace Scripted, however, has a cheaper option and a seed round of $700,000 to execute it.
Facebook Tuesday retooled its Facebook for Businesses splash page with an emphasis on educating small businesses on using its site.
Notonthehighstreet.com, a UK-based online shopping site featuring products from small businesses, today announced it has secured a third round of funding for $11.9M ($7.5M pounds). The company will use the funds to hire new employees and continue developing its technology, it said in an announcement.
Bill.com, a company that helps simplify how small businesses send and pay bills, today announced it has secured a third round of funding for $8.5 million. The funding will be used to continue product development and promote marketing and sales.