Yesterday, we hit you up with the importance of not only being involved with Square, but also following it up with Square’s Card Case system. Now we’ve got a new app for you to get involved in, especially if you’re a small business who deals primarily in sales to consumers directly. That app is Visa PayWave, and it’s going to be a pretty big thing in the coming months.
If you’re a retailer, or do anything involving collecting payments directly from a customer or client, then you undoubtedly already know the importance of having a reliable payment system. For many people, that means taking cash or check and handing out receipts, but there are other methods available. And more and more businesses are depending on Square to do so, as well as their more recent Card Case system.
Of course, everyone may think that the “Heart of the Ocean” is this big diamond that the old lady threw back into the sea…. (sighs). Titanic, we love you. No, the reality is this “heart of the ocean” can be dubbed the MOTHER of all apps in the Google Apps Marketplace, and it’s effective like our trusty auto attendants and call centers that make small business efficiency priority 1 in the corporate world.
We’ve talked here about the importance of Blackberry phones and iPhones, and the importance of advertising on them. And now, thanks to the folks out at Nielsen, we’ve got a whole new reason for you to focus on mobile platforms in your advertising: their use by certain markets.
If you make a lot of contacts as part of your business, then you’ve probably got a healthy stack of business cards, too. But what do you do to keep them all straight? Why not give the Business Card Reader app a try?
There’s one terror out there plaguing most entrepreneurs and small businesses, a terror that could shatter all auto attendants and call centers into oblivion, leaving nothing in its wake.
It’s called…. Tax time!
Synchronization is so the name of the game when it comes to efficient business. This is why people are able to shed staffing for a lot of different things: like a personal assistant for your meetings, communications specialist, a CPA, even a person who can pour your coffee!
It’s always hard to keep in touch with your customer base. And it’s even harder to get in touch with those people you want to become your customers that aren’t yet. And that is where the sweet science known as marketing steps in. A new advantage goes toward the marketers out there with SendHub, a recently-established service that offers an SMS-based solution to your contact needs.
Recently we had a question crop up on the Halloo forums that made for a great idea for your small business. The question was a technical one in nature, but one with widespread ramifications. Specifically, what is Direct Inward Dial, and how can it help you?
Forget your Red Bulls. If you’re in the small business arena, you don’t need an energy drink. You need apps. Business apps. From the Google Apps Marketplace. You can’t say much more than that if you’re a passionate entrepreneur looking for a way to maximize business. Particularly there’s one app — probably overlooked, but terribly crucial to your everyday business. And it’s called….