Are you geared up for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2014 sales

Posted on 2:13 pm, October 8, 2014 by

Cyber Monday

In the year 2013, Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales had increased by 15% and 18% respectively. This report was released by a trend tracking firm, ComScore. They also reported that there’s a probability of a greater increase in the after Thanksgiving sales in 2014. It’s the time of the year when you should get the most possible sales. Have … Read more


Ways to influence customers and their buying decisions

Posted on 10:27 am, September 11, 2014 by

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It is the customers who have the power to make or break a business. Hence it is essential that enterprises focus on customer satisfaction and loyalty. There exist time tested techniques to bond with customers and positively influence their buying decisions to your favor. Go the extra mile to make customers feel special- Smile and welcome your customers with genuine … Read more


What I Used to Start my Business Online

Posted on 7:15 pm, December 17, 2013 by

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Photo credit: Maryland GovPics Interested in starting your own online business? I’ve gone through the process and thought I’d write about my experiences so you can benefit from the mistakes I made as well as the things I’ve done that have made the whole process easier. While it’s not easy and you’re not going to succeed overnight, it is possible … Read more


Efficient Small Business CRM Means Keeping it Simple

Posted on 12:00 pm, August 26, 2013 by

CRM

In the past, the owner/managers of small businesses knew each of their customers by name rather than by a customer code. Customer relationship management was practiced even in those days to make the businesses successful unknowingly. However, things have changed. As businesses grow, it becomes more difficult to relate to a customer on a more personal level. As the business … Read more


Inside Apptivo’s Integration

Posted on 4:07 pm, May 24, 2013 by

360 Degree

Business apps on cloud are fast becoming popular. If a small business owner is planning to propel his business, it is the right time to invest in online business apps. Integrating Apptivo’s online business apps in your small business will give you a business framework for managing, enhancing and analyzing customer information. So what is 360-degree customer view? This is … Read more


Working remotely with Apptivo

Posted on 3:01 pm, April 29, 2013 by

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Apptivo offers a host of useful applications to automate the business process. Most of them offer a trial for you to evaluate and some basic plans come for free. If you wish to add more features, you can upgrade for a small fee. Applications are constantly checked and improved on a priority basis. This is immensely useful for small businesses … Read more


10 Advantages of Online Business Apps

Posted on 5:00 am, July 9, 2012 by

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Software as a service (SaaS) is gaining fast popularity, and many software that was once locally installed on our computers are now available for everyone to use online for a nominal fee. Though many companies have started to leverage business applications on the cloud, many are still reluctant to implement online business applications. We have put together ten advantages of … Read more


Google+ Helping Small Businesses

Posted on 5:16 am, April 6, 2012 by

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Recently, Google launched a program to help small businesses set up their own websites known as ‘Get Your Business Online’. This program was in about 20 countries including Brazil, UK and Kenya. A study conducted by BIA/Kelsey reveals that these days, almost 97% of consumers turn to the Internet to search and research products/services in their local area. A stage … Read more


Is Your Business Ready for the New Facebook Pages?

Posted on 8:02 am, March 23, 2012 by

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Did you know that the popular social networking channel Facebook is introducing new Facebook pages? If you have not logged on to your business’ Facebook page in a while, then it is time you do so. Whether you are ready to make the changes or not, your page will undergo a major change come March 30.  That means you have … Read more


5 Must Knows to Understanding SEO

Posted on 5:00 am, February 23, 2012 by

SEO

All small businesses should have a good website. Having a website alone is not enough. The website should be ranked at least in the first 20 search results. As a small business owner, if you want to attract traffic to your website, you must improve the search engine optimization (SEO). That means, making your website more visible to Internet users … Read more