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Small Businesses in These 12 Cities will be the First to Access 5G Mobile

Major carriers around the world have set 2019 as the year they will start deploying 5G services. For AT&T this will be the case in 12 cities across the United States, and small businesses in these locations will be the first to have access to the new technology. AT&T says it will be the first and only company in the US which will be offering a mobile 5G device over a commercial, standards-based mobile 5G network. Where 5g Service is Live This network is now live in parts of Atlanta, Charlotte...
Tags: US, Sales, United States, Qualcomm, San Antonio, Netgear, SAN JOSE Calif, AT T, Technology Trends, AT T Business, Waco Texas Additionally AT T, Mo Katibeh, Katibeh


Wix Launches Products Allowing Small Businesses to Connect More Directly with Customers

Wix.com Ltd. (NASDAQ: WIX) recently announced the launch of a suite of promising new products for small businesses under the umbrella name, Ascend. Ascend helps entrepreneurs and small businesses easily and more directly connect with customers on the Wix platform using new tools such as SEO, price quotes, marketing and live chat with customers. Wix Ascend Launches Worldwide According to the cloud based web development company, which boasts over 1.4 million registered users worldwide, users ca...
Tags: Sales, Tel Aviv, Wix, Abrahami, ASCEND, Technology Trends, Avishai Abrahami, Ascend Ascend, Capabilities Ascend


Microsoft Acquires New Technologies for Microsoft Dynamics AX

Technology has provided some great advantages and benefits to mankind as there are many software and applications that are offering their services to the people to make their work easy. There are many software and applications that have been designed by various software companies and organizations. And the software and applications are used to carry out various operations based on the type of software. For instance, graphic designing software is used for enhancing the graphics of a photo or a co...
Tags: Technology, Microsoft, Sales, ERP, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Technology Trends, Microsoft Dynamics ERP, Microsoft Acquires New Technologies


Digital Entrepreneurship Doesn’t Have to be Hard, Brush Up on These 3 Skills

Ready to level up in your business this year? You have a fresh start so aside from setting goals and determining your focus you need to take action. You can do this by developing new skills that will help your business succeed. If you’re a digital entrepreneur, you know that the online business work is always changing. It’s crucial that you focus on continuing your education and gaining new skills to help your business evolve. Digital Skills for 2019 Here are 3 business skills digital entrepr...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Sales, Mike Pearson, Technology Trends, Publisher Channel Content, Facebook Ads Facebook, SEO Search Engine Optimization SEO, Digital Skills


New LG Gram Laptops Offer Powerful, Portable Option for Small Businesses

For the consumer electronics world the end of each year is a time to look forward to the biggest event for the industry, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. With just weeks away from CES 2019, LG is out the door early by introducing its ultra-light gram laptops: the new LG gram 17-inch and a new line 14-inch LG gram 2-in-1 with pen support. The new computer may be a good fit for small businesses and entrepreneurs seeking a powerful but portable option. 2019 LG Gram Series As the...
Tags: Sales, Macbook, Las Vegas, Lg, Wacom, Consumer Electronics Show CES, Technology Trends, Wacom AES, Jang Ik hwan


Cyber Readiness Institute Tackles Lack of Small Business Preparedness

A new free cyber security program put together with big business and Obama-era experts is focusing on small businesses. Small Business Trends got in touch with Kiersten Todt, Managing Director of the Cyber Readiness Institute, to find out how the Institute plans to tighten up what’s generally seen as a lacking of preparation for cyber attacks among small businesses. She began the conversation with some important background. “Every day news reports share stories about cyber attacks or major brea...
Tags: Microsoft, Obama, Satya Nadella, Sales, Barack Obama, Commerce, National Cyber Security Alliance, Institute, Todt, Penny Pritzker, Target Corp, Technology Trends, Kiersten Todt, Cyber Readiness Institute, IBM Samuel Palmisano, Mastercard Ajay Banga


New Samsung Notebook 9 Pen Offers Affordable Business Option

Samsung has just announced two new versions of its Notebook 9 Pen 2-in-1 PC with a built-in S Pen will be available in 2019. The revamped versions come shortly after the 2018 release, which didn’t have the traction Samsung was hoping for. The choice of material was primarily responsible for the negative press, but the hefty $1,400 price tag and less than desirable battery life didn’t help either. For small businesses looking for an affordable 2-in-1 device in 2018, the Notebook 9 Pen didn’t tic...
Tags: Hong Kong, Samsung, Sales, Intel, Samsung Electronics, Intel Core, Samsung Notebook, CHOI, Technology Trends, Intel 8th Gen Core, PC Business Team Mobile Communications Business, USA China Brazil


Trends for Small Businesses to Leverage in 2019: Voice and Philanthropy

? In December, I had the opportunity to host a “diversity in tech” session at Salesforce’s World Tour stop in Atlanta. These world tour events are a great way to get a taste of the what goes on at the company’s huge annual user conference — Dreamforce — if you can’t make it to San Francisco to be with 170,000 attendees. Two Important 2019 Small Business Trends A few themes from the event – which I originally heard at Dreamforce in September – reinforced my thinking that a couple of trends ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, US, Sales, San Francisco, Atlanta, Salesforce, Alexa, Dreamforce, Technology Trends, SBT, Google Home, Alexa Siri, Einstein Voice, NPR Edison Smart Audio, Adobe s State of Voice Assistants


The Future of Retail: Digital Transformation Trends to Watch in 2019

The retail industry is in the state of relentless competition to gain more customers, build customer loyalty and boost business visibility. In this day and age, customers want to experience immediate as well as a secure shopping experience that too 24/7. Over the past decade, you will find a significant transformation in the retail industry, and it is budding quickly too. In 2018, USA has observed innovations in the retail industry due to the advancements in digital channels The retailers have t...
Tags: Amazon, Usa, Marketing, Sales, Walmart, United States, Facebook Messenger, Gartner, Ikea, West Coast, Chanel, Robotics, Jason Goldberg, East Coast, Ocado, Macy


Password Security Doesn’t Have to be Hard, See These 15 Best Practices

It’s no secret that malicious cyber activity costs businesses and the economy dearly. In fact, data hacks and breaches cost the U.S. economy between $57 billion and $109 billion in 2016. For small business, the cost and damage of a data hack can be irreversible. A staggering 81% of company data breaches are due to poor passwords. The good news is that by taking some simple but effective precautions in relation to passwords, businesses can help protect themselves from the havoc and damage data b...
Tags: Microsoft, Sales, Don, Technology Trends, Safety Security Center, Stay Offline Avoid


Why Blockchain Matters to Small Businesses

What technology is set to grow to $ 2.3 Billion by 2021?: Blockchain. The blockchain is a revolutionary technology that has impacted industries across the world. From financial services to real estate, Blockchain has made a significant impact through various processes. However, Blockchain isn’t just limited to large enterprises. Smaller firms can benefit from the power of Blockchain as well. The misconception is wide-spread, but more companies are realizing that Blockchain can impact small busin...
Tags: Business, India, Sales, Blockchain, Technology Trends, Blockchain Technology, However Blockchain, blochain development India, Blockchain development company, Blockhchain Consulting Services, Harvard Business Research, Blockchain AI and Machine Learning


New Catchpoint SaaS Performance Tool Addresses Small Business Tech Challenges

Catchpoint recently announced new SaaS Monitoring products specifically geared to Office 365 and Salesforce. The new products are designed to smooth over the issues for small business SaaS application users during outages and slowdowns. Small Business Trends got in touch with Vandan Desai, Senior Product Manager at Catchpoint, to learn more. Desai started by explaining the importance of these SaaS applications to small businesses. SaaS Taking Over Small Businesses “SaaS applications are takin...
Tags: Google, Sales, Catchpoint, Desai, Technology Trends, Verizon Oracle LinkedIn Honeywell Priceline


Square Appointments Allows Businesses to Reach Customers on Instagram and Google

As a payment solution, Square (NYSE: SQ) is always looking to improve its platform by bringing the physical and digital world together for a seamless ecosystem. The company’s latest endeavor in this area is the integration of Instagram and Google with Square Appointments. This will allow users to reach more customers in two of the most popular digital platforms. Square Appointments on Instagram and Google For small businesses with a digital presence, this integration will make it possible to ...
Tags: Google, Instagram, Sales, Google Search, Cta, Square, Reserve, Technology Trends, Square Appointments on Instagram, Square Appointments, Reach Customers on Instagram


3 Major Industries in Which Blockchain Technology Is Transforming Lives as We Know It

Blockchain has been the buzzword for a long time now. Let’s understand how blockchain technology is transforming the lives of three major global industries! Blockchain technology has provided a boost to the decentralized economy and helped nations like Kenya to have a blockchain infrastructure for governance and voting. Turkey and Venezuela have also started adopting these crypto-currencies due to inflation in their local fiat currencies. Countries like Sweden, where the use of cash is less a...
Tags: Technology, Sweden, Sales, Turkey, Healthcare, Kenya, Venezuela, Mastercard, Zcash, Technology Trends, Major Industries, Banking Banking and Finance, MyCryptoBank, Healthcare Ever


How the 3D Technology Improves the Bottom-Line Revenue of Small Businesses

Here is the truth. Improving the bottom-line revenue of your business is what you strive to achieve on a consistent basis as a business owner. However, it’s a difficult process for most business owners due to a lot of reasons. First, the competitive nature of businesses these days. Likewise, there are a lot of bottlenecks that you must outdo on a regular basis in your business. Finally, the industry you are in might be a nut to crack. What if I tell you that there is a technology that can shoot ...
Tags: Business, Technology, Small Business, Sales, General Motors, Nasa, 3d Printing, Technology Trends, 3d Rendering


Role of Technology Inventions for College Students Assignments

Innovation has dependably shown up before human training. As today with information on the stone dividers, when most understudies are outfitted with a few versatile tech gadgets whenever innovation stresses instructive capacities at new levels it is also important to discuss. Seeing where the instructive strategies and apparatuses are going, later on, the importance of innovation in the classroom is much clearer than at any other time. With the lots of college study inventions we have lots of be...
Tags: Technology, Sales, Oxford, Google Glass, Switzerland, Ibm, Chicago Public School, Hadron Collider, US Department of Education, Technology Trends, Technology Inventions for College, Great Time magazine, Will Powell, AR Physics, Andrew Vanden Heuvel


Guide and Methods to Fix Window 10 .Net Framework 3.5 Error

Error code 0x800f081f occurs while installing .Net Framework 3.5 using installation wizard, Deployment Image Servicing, and Management (DISM) tools or PowerShell commands. Another reason for the occurrence of error code 0x800f081f due to a configuration issue. In Windows 10.Net Framework 3.5 comes up with OS component which isn’t enabled by default. This error code is one of the possible errors which indicate. Net Framework 3.5 incompatibilities. The other three error codes are -0x800F0906, ...
Tags: Technology, Microsoft, Sales, CMD, Technology Trends, Window 10, NET FRAMEWORK 3.5, Error Code 0x800f081f


The Benefits of Smart Toilets

Smart technology has become an everyday part of our lives, often whether we like it or not. However, despite all the ways we have welcomed smart technology, smart toilets are still approached with caution by many people. Although smart toilets are, admittedly, a costly addition smart addition to any family home or public bathroom, there may be factors other than price inhibiting their demand in the west. Cultural differences may have had an impact on the popularity of smart toilets outside o...
Tags: Business, Japan, Australia, Sales, Melbourne, Technology Trends


Google Announces Shutdown of Allo App, Makes New Plans for Business Messaging

When it comes to search, Google has no equal, but the company just doesn’t seem to get messaging right. The shutting down of Allo two years after it was announced at I/O 2016 is the latest example. Allo App is Shutting Down Google officially announced it is shutting down Allo after pausing further investment in the app earlier this year. The decision came about because Google wasn’t achieving the right numbers in terms of downloads and Allo just wasn’t getting the necessary traction to warran...
Tags: Apple, Google, Sales, Google Photos, Technology Trends, Rich Communication Services, Allo, Allo Google


Why These Innovative Technologies are Worth Every Penny

Sponsored Post This is a golden age in innovative technologies for small businesses. Think about these technologies as an investment in your business. They help you produce more and get things done faster, at lower operating expense.  Remember, time is money. Every one of the ten innovative technologies listed below can be deployed today in a small business. And they will be worth every penny. Thin Laptops and 2-in-1’s Deliver Performance On the Go Today’s notebooks, thin laptops and 2-in-1’s...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Cortana, Samsung, Sales, Dell, Alexa, Don, Intel Core i7, Technology Trends, Worth Every Penny, Siri Samsung, Voice Technology, Temi


10 Tips for Making the Most of Your Small Business Website

Your website is one of the most important assets you have for your business. As such, there’s a lot that goes into creating a successful one. You need to consider SEO, design and online marketing in general. Here are some tips from members of the online small business community to help you make the most of your website. Use the 4 Pillars of SEO Success If you want to increase search traffic to your website, you need an SEO strategy. Every strategy should have multiple components. In fact, And...
Tags: Google, Sales, Neil Patel, Content Marketing Institute, Sonia Simone, Technology Trends, Ivan Widjaya, Rachel Strella, Katie Lundin, Adam Heitzman, Mike Sands, Dan Leibson, Andy Monte, Google Analytics Certification Google Analytics, Google Analytics Learn, Strella Social Media BizSugar


Amazon Artificial Intelligence – a Step Ahead of the Rest

“Predicting the future isn’t magic, its artificial intelligence.” – Dave Waters Amazon has never ceased to amaze!!! Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been instrumental in revolutionizing digitization and cloud computing in the tech world for the last few years. And now, keeping abreast with the technology wave, AWS enters the exciting world of AI with novel offerings that leverage the potential of artificial intelligence across the globe. AWS AI is the face of the future, as foreseen by Amazon. Arti...
Tags: Amazon, Technology, Sales, Artificial Intelligence, Aws, Jeff Bezos, Amazon Web Services, Alexa, Custom, Amazon Web Services AWS, Amazon Alexa, Technology Trends, Amazon Web Service, AWS Amazon, Amazon EMR, Amazon Polly


10 Secrets about Shopper Behavior Eye Tracking Reveals

Simply put, eye tracking is mapping what consumers are looking at. There’s hardware that actually tracks the eye’s movements and software that analyzes the data. Small Business Trends asked Mike Bartels, senior research director at Tobii Pro Insight, to explain how and why this technology is important to small business and to supply 10 behavior secrets it uncovers. Bartels started by walking us through the process. While there are a million different variations, he says,  they all follow the sa...
Tags: Sales, Bartels, Technology Trends, Small Business Growth, Mike Bartels, Tobii Pro Insight, Visual Clues Matter Research


Apply These Tips to Protect Your Business Following the Marriott Data Breach

If you travel regularly for business and are among the 500 million customers potentially affected by the Marriott data breach, there are some actions you may want to take. On November 30, 2018, Marriott announced the data of up to 500 million of its customers might’ve been compromised. If you stayed at a Starwood-branded hotel from 2014 to September 10, 2018, and you are part of the almost half a billion people, this is what the Marriott data breach impacted. A combination of name, mailing addr...
Tags: Sales, Marriott, Starwood, Technology Trends, Westin Sheraton, Marriott Data Breach, Starwood Brand of Hotels, Sheraton W Hotels St Regis Le, Starwood Preferred Guest Rewards Program, Company Action Marriott


How to Transition from IT Employee to Small Business Contractor

Running a freelance IT business is completely different than working as an IT professional for another company. Of course, they both require similar professional skills. But working as a contractor requires you to cover additional business tasks. Tips on Becoming an IT Contractor If you’ve been working as an IT employee and are thinking about making the leap to IT contractor, here are some important tips to consider. Change Your Mindset When you’re an IT employee, you are only responsible f...
Tags: Sales, NOC, Goldstein, Technology Trends, Dan Goldstein, Outsourced Help Desk


Zoho Inventory Goes Mobile with Benefits for Small Businesses

A little over three years after its launch, Zoho Inventory becomes available on your mobile device with an all-new Android App. The 28th product release under the Zoho umbrella, Zoho Inventory was launched in 2015 and is a boon for small businesses. Zoho Inventory App According to Zoho, the new app will handle the order and warehouse management of your business on your device no matter where you are. Inventory management has become a challenge for small businesses as they integrate their bric...
Tags: Sales, Zoho Books, Zoho, Technology Trends, Zoho CRM, Zoho Inventory, Zoho Inventory for Android, Amazon eBay Etsy Shopify


The New Dell Vostro 5000 Addresses the Needs of Small Businesses

When it comes to computing, small businesses have a wide range of needs. The new Dell Vostro 5000 line of laptops have been designed to address these many different needs while taking into consideration the budget of said small businesses. The new Vostro 5000 is available in a 15” (5581) or 14” (5481) variants with seven configurations all between $599 to $949 (prices may change with different promotions). And these configurations come with the latest 8th generation Intel processors along with ...
Tags: Sales, Intel, Usb, Nvidia, Dell, Sata, Technology Trends, Erik Day, New Dell, IPS Display Graphics Intel, Bluetooth Battery Integrated, Power Connectivity


How to Build an iOS App for Your Business

It’s always a good idea to build an iOS app for your small business. With 1.3 billion iOS devices in active use worldwide, you could be leaving money on the table by ignoring this subset of users in the market. However, building an iOS app can be tricky. For starters, you need to hire the right iOS developer who understands your business to build the app—if you are not a developer yourself. The developer will provide crucial feedback on your concept, storyboard, and user experience. Moreover, y...
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15 Examples of Augmented Reality to Inspire Small Business Owners

Incorporating augmented reality (AR), whereby an interactive experience of a real-world environment is created by computer-generated perceptual information, into business operations, marketing and functions, isn’t confined to big businesses with big budgets to play around with. On the contrary, many small businesses are jumping on the burgeoning AR bandwagon, as a means of attracting new customers, retaining existing ones, and ultimately becoming more competitive and profitable. Augmented Real...
Tags: Microsoft, Singapore, Sales, Paris, Ikea, Kate Spade, Volkswagen, Boeing, Facetime, Cpc, Macquarie University, PACCAR, Lacoste, DBS, Technology Trends, Francesco Rinaldi


Business Intelligence Helps This Sustainable Energy Company Take on Industry Giants — and Win

Sponsored Post The energy industry has been dominated by handful of big companies for a long time now who’ve long been dominant in their markets. Small, new players need more than great ideas to compete in the space. They need to offer better, faster, and more  personalized service  as their key differentiator. For New York-based  Atlantic Energy , that meant finding a way to turn every day record-keeping into real and actionable business intelligence that could effectively drive bottom line re...
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