Lead generation is one of the most important, yet complex and imperfect parts of selling (or marketing). There are often more questions than answers in the lead generation strategies deployed by any organization– regardless of business size or industry, it’s a common problem.
[NEW RESEARCH] The retail apocalypse: most stores will shut up shop and go online only within 10 years
Two out of three business owners who currently run both an online and physical store believe that they will close their physical store’s doors within ten years and operate their business solely online, according to new research conducted by GetApp.
After what seemed like a long period of stagnation, and the pervasive use of complex, on-premise core HR systems, a raft of new cloud-based software has seen a shake up of the human resources software market.
These new entrants – which have been coming thick and fast – have been built cloud-first. They’ve incorporated new(er) trends such as mobile, analytics, self-service portals, and video. Their affordable pricing has made them accessible to the smallest of businesses, and the least tech-savvy of users.
The black hole of buying accounting software for small business is big enough to scare even the biggest math wonk. With so many products on the market, it can seem like there’s no simple starting point.
And accounting itself is anything but simple – it’s a precise task that must get done correctly. This means that choosing the right accounting software to guide you through your country’s unique tax forms and filing deadlines is essential. (more…)
Small businesses are still grappling with spreadsheets and paper-based methods at work to manage a variety of tasks and processes. However, for certain workplace tasks, many small businesses say they have now made the switch to a dedicated software solution.
According to new GetApp research almost half of small business owners and managers (47.7%) say they have replaced spreadsheets and manual methods with a dedicated solution for invoicing and quoting. More businesses have found software alternatives to spreadsheets for invoicing and quoting than for any other workplace task, according to the survey of 500 U.S.-based small businesses.