Tech Tools

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Technology for your business: Friend or foe?

Technology makes us more productive, right? While it’s true that lots of productivity tools help us stay organized, the other side is that the constant interruptions from the apps we use can actually hurt our progress. Learn how to use technology the right way to benefit your business.

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Six tools entrepreneurs shouldn’t live without

Being an entrepreneur means freedom, but it also means you don’t have colleagues or managers to share tips and tools to boost your productivity. We’ve got six great tools every entrepreneur needs in their success toolkit.

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The right (and wrong) ways to use bots

So you’ve heard that bots will save you time and help you build your small business’s customer service, but you’ve got no idea how to use them? This article demystifies bots and gives tips on how small businesses can actually use them the right way.

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Crush the competition with great customer service

One of the ways small businesses can stand out from the competition is by having great customer service. Find out why serving customers well is so important, and how to build the best customer service possible for your small business.

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Automate your business: Wave + Zapier

Using more than 1,000 integration options from Zapier, you can automate your business processes to save time and be more efficient.

Five ways an interactive website generates revenue for your small business

With the amount of consumer traffic that occurs online, it is no secret that your business needs a website to embrace the times. But it doesn’t end there. Making sure that your website is interactive can put you leaps and bounds ahead of your competitors. Here are five tips you can use to make your website interactive and generate revenue for your small business:

Five ways a mobile site generates income for a small business

In today’s web-centric consumer world, a website is about as fundamental to your business as a business card. But did you know that having a mobile-friendly website is just as important? As more people adopt mobile devices as their primary web browser, businesses need to adapt if they wish to use their online presence as a means of generating leads. Here are five ways you can use your mobile website to generate income for your small business:

Five online tools for successful small businesses

Success isn’t truly possible unless you know how to measure it. Make sure you’ve got the right online tools to not only grow your small business, but track how you’ve gotten to where you are (and where you’re going).

Five best practices for implementing a CRM tool for your small business

This post by guest blogger Mark Elliott appears as part of our series Small Business 500.