business development

Apr 112014
Hands-on Health Practices Still Need Business Websites
This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Getting Started With Your Internet Presence

For hands-on health practices it can seem unimportant to have an online presence but consumers and potential patients expect to find your hands-on health practices website listed when they look for you online. Technology is a friend to your practice aside from the practice management software your business is likely running.

The reality for today’s business is that the web serves to enhance advertising and marketing efforts for private healthcare firms, making it easier and cost-effective to continually dispense information needed by patients and potential clients while increasing their comfort levels about doing business with you.

Feb 062014
Why Start-ups and SMEs Are Attracted To the Cloud
This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Cloud and SaaS Solutions

Attracted by cost benefits and fast deployments, cloud solutions are gaining momentum worldwide as startups and SMBs look at ROI. Public, private, hybrid – the choices are many with mix-and-match capability.

Feb 052014
Five Types of Business That Need Serviced Offices

Traveling abroad but still using the local library or the coffee shop down the street from your hotel as temporary office space? Sometimes you just need to head to the nearest business center and contract serviced offices or an executive suite!

Feb 022014
3 Ways To Find Incredible Trade Show Exhibits

Armed with the knowledge that your trade show exhibits must do double duty — engage potential customers and help close the sale — it is increasingly important to know where the best resources can be found. Here are three awesome methods for finding exhibits that engage.

Jan 302014
HP's Hybrid Cloud Solutions Smooths Transition for SMBs
This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Cloud and SaaS Solutions

Cloud adoption is climbing quickly. Even the smallest businesses on the SMB scale are moving business functions to the cloud.

From SMB to enterprise, the search is on for hybrid cloud solutions to bridge the gap between in-house networking and off-site processing with scalability, agility and rock-solid security all built-in.

Jan 072014
Take Charge of Your Stats: Piwik Analytics vs. Google Analytics
This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Piwik Analytics Series

Looking for an alternative to Google Analytics? Want to understand your traffic, get a deeper view? Open source contender Piwik Analytics may be your answer.

The goal of this article is to introduce you to Piwik analytics software and give you a glimpse into how it works in case you have never had the time nor opportunity to check it out for yourself.

Dec 042013
Doba: Drop Shipping As Retail E-Commerce Strategy

Retail e-commerce is a growing multi-billion dollar market; drop shipping is an integral part of that growth. The Doba drop shipping software platform lowers the barrier to entry for new e-tailers and existing retailers, broadening the range of products available and facilitating faster shipping.

Nov 212013
The Concept of Whole Business Thinking

Robert S. Block’s WBT concept works for micro- and small-business as well as for big enterprises. Block lays out the concepts of Whole Business Thinking in his new book for corporate executives, managers, entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Nov 202013
Export Market - Lucrative Business Development Strategy

Exports from the U.S. have increased for small-to-medium sized businesses with the help of training, support, and access to capital. Although clearly not a business development strategy for every business, entering the export market and trading overseas has rewards for those who do and implications for the domestic economy.

Nov 182013
Review: Vend for iPad - A Mobile POS System for Modern-Day Retailers
This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Cloud and SaaS Solutions

Brick-and-mortar retailers can now their connect cash registers, receipt printers, inventory and CRM to smart devices like the iPad and cell phones. Vend for iPad is a mobile POS system for modern-day retailers, e-tailers and online merchants.