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How Small Business Is Using Social Media
The University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business looked at the relationship between social media and small businesses and found that the technology adoption rates in the U.S. have doubled in the past year from 12% to 24%.
Mobile By The Numbers
Mobile is a rapidly developing sector. According to some projections, mobile internet usage will overtake desktop usage before 2015. In preparation, companies are developing new mobile commerce platforms, strategies, and marketing efforts.
The Importance of Internet Local Search for Small Business
A study released in October, 2009 by TMP Directional Marketing examines the annual growth of online local search including changes in consumer behavior. It should come as no surprise that the study revealed further movement toward online search channels such as Internet search engines, mobile platforms and social media. The study shows the search industry expanding quickly: the total number of U.S. searches has grown in the last year by 31 percent.
Ask an Expert: Online profits aren’t just for the Amazons, etc.
So can a small business make it online? You bet, and in a big way. …
Social Networking Strategies for Small Business
From finding talent to prospecting for clients, social networks can be a powerful weapon. Here’s how to use them.
Social-networking sites work to turn users into profits
Facebook, MySpace and other social-networking sites have been the rage of the tech industry for more than a year. How will they help businesses reach consumers?
Gary Vaynerchuk Is Thirsty
The host of WineLibraryTV wants to use the Internet to make him bigger than Emeril Lagasse, Rachael Ray, and Oprah