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The focus of IT no longer only within the enterprise. It has now shifted to a wider ecosystem by opening up its data to developers so they can create new experiences for customers. And application programming interfaces (APIs) are proving to be the foundation for the digital transformation that is Read More
If you browse for businesses using the Yellow Pages website or mobile apps, you may notice a small change in some of the listings. These listings on yp.com or the YP app now display A and A+ ratings and accreditation from the Better Business Bureau where applicable.
When searching or browsing YP’s Read More
Microsoft, Facebook, Slack … Simone, Her, and i, Robot. Bots of all kinds have long been the subject of movies and software centered on artificial intelligence, but as of late the hype about bots, specifically chatbots, has spiked considerably. Headlines confetti the internet claiming chatbots are Read More
When business owners strategize ways to increase profits, their energy is usually focused on how they can attract more customers to generate additional sales. However, working smarter — not harder — is the key to boosting the bottom line. Improving net earnings is directly linked to controlling cos Read More
Some businesses are born out of careful planning and market analysis, while others are born out of an entrepreneur’s interests and passions. Twice Treasured Consignment Boutique in Stockbridge, Georgia is an example of the latter.
Owner Marlo Hall had been an avid shopper for years. So she decided Read More

The Three Box Solution: Innovation in 3 Little Boxes

The Three Box Solution: Innovation in 3 Little Boxes Avatar Posted by lyceum under Strategy
From http://smallbiztrends.com 4 days ago
Made Hot by: profmarketing on May 6, 2016 8:55 am
The constant call to innovate can infuriate even the most tech-savvy business owner out there. Not only do businesses have to maintain an online presence. They are expected to constantly monitor the market and correctly use those insights to amaze, delight and capture their future customers (who ar Read More
There are some really weird products out there. But if you think that toys like the trendy “hoverboard” are as weird as it gets — you’re wrong. A new toy item that has recently hit the shelves is adding a whole new level of weird to the boardsport category. Read More
Marketing a business online is no simple task. There’s a lot that goes into it. And members of our small business community have plenty of experience dealing with online and content marketing. Here are some of their top tips for online and content marketing. Read More
Team building activities are great for increasing a company’s efficiency and productivity. It also raises the morale of its employees. However, some employees don’t like team building activities and think that they are counterproductive and raise tensions between coworkers. Therefore, it is importa Read More
A few weeks ago I was pitched for investment by two companies. Both had ideas that would measure industrial companies’ release of environmental contaminants into the air and water. One company said their product was necessary because we need to save the environment for future generations. The other Read More

This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

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