Square’s Weebly Acquisition Beefs Up Its Small Business Stack Offering

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When Square started nine years ago, it was simply focused on helping businesses make transactions on the fly, thanks to its iconic mobile card reader. Since then, it has branched out to look at new technologies designed to make commerce easier for business owners and consumers, from creating an online marketplace to the production of… Continue reading Square’s Weebly Acquisition Beefs Up Its Small Business Stack Offering

Facebook Risks Biting The Hand That Feeds It

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gives keynote address at the company's F8 developer conference in 2016.

Earlier this week, Facebook announced a major change in how its more than 2 billion users will experience the social network. It’s around the News Feed, the most recognizable and important part of the service, and the update wasn’t just a minor tweak to its algorithm — it was something much more significant. Facebook is… Continue reading Facebook Risks Biting The Hand That Feeds It

The Holy Grail: Having A One-Stop Shop For Online Marketing

Last week I received a great Facebook message from Michael McCarthy and it got me thinking a bit. Essentially he’s starting his own retail business after apparently leaving Nestle USA and asked me for some insights. He was looking for some form of technology that was a “one stop marketing portal that will help manage… Continue reading The Holy Grail: Having A One-Stop Shop For Online Marketing

Turning to the Internet for success during a recession – Part 1 – Your Website

This is a cross-blog post from Network Solution’s Solutions Are Power website that I guest wrote. Originally posted on SolutionsArePower.com on April 15, 2009. Timing seems to be everything these days. Just released on eMarketer.com was a report that indicated that with the economy the way it is, the best way small businesses are making… Continue reading Turning to the Internet for success during a recession – Part 1 – Your Website