August, 2014 Archive

Voting for the 2014 Small Business Influencer Awards Has Begun

Now that our nomination period has closed, we’ve moved into the voting stage for the 2014 Small Business Influencer Awards . You may vote for all of your favorite Influencers now until September 15, 2014. This is a good thanks to support those businesses and entrepreneurs that you really want to acknowledge as having a […]

Elie Chalita of Loqate: Bad Addresses Can Kill Your Customer Experience Efforts

Improving the client experience is priority #1 for a lot of business today. From upgrading their websites to making mobile apps, everyone seems to be trying to provide customers more reason to shop for more things from them. But all of those efforts to feature the newest and greatest in social/mobile technology to create better […]

How you can Use Transactional Emails to Master the client Dating Game

Building an excellent relationship together with your customers is plenty like building a non-public relationship with a partner. It’s important to build trust, be responsive, help them when needed…it’s a number of work! And a twin of with personal relationships, there are some tried and true strategies you should use to win on […]

Yahoo Opens Its Ad Network to Other Publishers

Yahoo is determined to expand its Stream Ads service to permit other Web publishers beyond an in depth knit group of publishing partners to incorporate its sponsored posts on their sites to boot. The Yahoo ads will appear as “recommended content” on participating websites. The recommended content will pull not just from sponsored posts but […]

Good, Bad or…Indifferent

This is this kind of simple idea, but it’s getting it to work correctly is harder than you’d think: The eye has to read the words inside the correct order. The font should be sufficiently big to read, but not so big that it looks misplaced. The facial features should be excellent. I’d like to […]

Holy Moley! Largest iPad Ever Coming From Apple

The largest iPad ever is coming soon. A new report indicates that Apple is almost about giving the go-ahead to begin production on an iPad device with a 12.9-inch screen (diagonally). Unnamed sources say suppliers were told that production in this device would begin in the beginning of next year. Apple hasn’t confirmed any of those […]

7 Things That Make the Small Business Influencer Awards Stand Out

There are dozens of small business awards programs available in the market. Some are invite-only. Others require you to pay to play. We love to think that the Small Business Influencer Awards are unique, way to our tremendous commitment to acknowledging those unsung heroes that make the small biz engine tick. Here are 7 reasons […]

Acer Iconia One 7: Nice Tablet for Users on the cheap, But…

The Acer Iconia One 7 is a pleasant tablet for the user on the cheap. At a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $129.99, this is a very affordable if average tool running at the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system. It is possible for you to to update that to Android 4.4, also referred to […]

Study: Consumers May Doubt the standard of Green Products

Some entrepreneurs might assume that with environmental concerns top of mind, consumers will always respond positively to green products when available. Not so, a up to date study finds. Consumers don’t want companies to target being green if it means their products will suffer in every other way. And in line with research from the […]

Coolest Cooler is Now Top Earning Kickstarter Campaign

There’s a brand new top earner among Kickstarter campaigns. The Coolest Cooler is a high-tech appliance that its creator describes as more of a conveyable party than an ordinary cooler. The campaign still has a few days left, but it’s already raised greater than $10.7 million. That’s enough for it to surpass the Pebble smartwatch […]