The coronavirus pandemic has changed consumer behavior. Face-to-face transactions and in-person conversations have transformed into curbside services, online orders, and phone conversations. According to the latest CallRail’s report, businesses witnessed a 61% increase in calls from Google My Business during the pandemic. Calls from Google My Business Listings on the Rise Between late February and…

Throughout most of this year during the pandemic, I’ve had the opportunity to speak with executives at a number of technology companies serving the small business community. And while there are a number of themes that have recurred with many vendors and across the months we’ve been dealing with COVID-19, the ones that have resonated…

If the thought of jumping through regulatory hoops just to get the forgiveness on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan had you in knots, you got some relief this week. As more small businesses across America are looking to apply for forgiveness on the loan they received earlier this year, they got some good news.…

From different types of workshops to construction sites, shop vacs are an essential tool. Whether you are at a shop in your business or your home garage, a good shop vac will make easy work of almost any mess. From sawdust to nails, wood, screws, and liquids, you can pick them all up with a…

In a bid to help small businesses capitalize on the upcoming holiday shopping season, Facebook has launched its Season of Support initiative. With the new offering businesses conducting holiday promotions on Facebook or Instagram will receive free training, marketing support and insights. The Season of Support is a three-month-long initiative for small and medium-sized businesses…

The semi-annual Small Business Needs Index from Fiverr just revealed the most in-demand services on its platform. And for this index eCommerce, dropshipping, and web development top the list of services small businesses are looking for. For freelancers providing these services, it means they will be in more demand. So, as small businesses and freelancers…

Sponsored Post Technological advancements have redefined the way we live, across generations. With easy access to the internet, we can now conveniently stay safe and work from the comforts of our home. Educational institutions have switched to online learning as well to combat the ongoing pandemic. With an unprecedented amount of reliance on smart devices…

File protection has become a top priority for small companies. While most newsworthy stories centre on data breaches at big companies like Adobe, eBay, and LinkedIn, smaller organizations are definitely not immune to the activities of cyber criminals.  In fact, hackers often target small and medium-sized businesses. They represent easy targets that often have low…