Small Biz Accounting & Bookkeeping Software: The 5 Best (Quickbooks Alternatives)

If you’re like me, accounting is the least fun part of running a business. Also, if you’re like me, you hate Quickbooks. It’s old, it does too much and it feels like it’s really built for a company that isn’t mine. I run a small business and I need an accounting solution designed for such. […]

Ezbob: A Great Way To Fund Your Small UK Business

Starting—and maintaining—a healthy business is very tough. I would know; I’m a business owner. It takes so much more than a great idea for a business to flourish; perseverance, a great team, the right equipment, partnerships and service providers—not to mention a host of additional factors—all come into play. One of the most important factors, […]

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The 5 Best NEW Places To Register The Perfect Domain Name

You’re not still using GoDaddy to search for domain names—are you? Oh, that’s embarrassing. You definitely need to check out these 5 new ways to register a better domain name. Having the right domain name can give you a major edge. It affects your image and branding and may even be the very reason you […]


The 10 best new Twitter tools for business

Twitter is great for business. And Twitter is building out it set of business-ready tools to help companies better track fan engagement. For instance, the recently released Twitter Analytics does a great job of providing insights into what impact each tweet is having on the platform. That kind of information is great for starters, but […]


Meetings suck but these 10 services make them so much better

Meetings are the bane of many a work day. They can be hard to schedule, frequently run long and can easily become counterproductive when the wrong people are in charge. Yet it doesn’t have to be this way. Meetings can be quick, on-target and productive. Everyone involved can feel empowered. Business can actually gasp get […]


11 better ways to use social media for business

Editor’s note: this is a guest post from futurist and Social Media Today contributor Kimberly Grimms.  Social media nowadays have been one of the main reasons why people access the internet. People like to post photos, share valuable or impactful content, and use social media to communicate with others. And businesses are no exception to […]


Appboy: Improving Apps for Everyone

When I use an app, I want the experience to be as close to perfect as possible. I can’t stand it when I download an app and must immediately give it the stanky boot. If an app doesn’t work as I think it should (or as advertised) it is a failure. Often times I want […]

Experts Close More Deals by Using UberConference

If you’ve been searching for a low-cost innovation that would give your business a boost in sales, professionalism, and overall management quality, UberConference has what you need. This revolutionary conference-calling application allows you to access powerful features on every call you make, and conduct your business in a transformed environment. Here’s an overview of the […]

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Data-Driven Decision Making: Beyond Today’s BI

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Hjalmar Gislason, the founder and CEO of DataMarket. DataMarket‘s data hub helps enterprises understand their business environment, putting syndicated, proprietary and public data at professionals’ fingertips. Business intelligence is too focused on internal data and doesn’t help decision-makers understand their external business environment. When you’re driving a car, […]



Social media isn’t 100% digital you know; that’s right, your brain is the ultimate source of anything that eventually makes it’s way onto your social media profiles. Now you can combine paper and pixels to create a fully optimized social media strategy using SMObooks ($25 for the pack of 4 or $7.95 a piece). My […]


The Future of Gamification

Each week, DailyTekk connects you with leading experts on a given topic as part of our Understanding series. This week we are focusing on explaining Gamification. Yesterday we learned who can benefit from gamification and today you’ll learn about the future of gamification. Last week we focused on Big Data. Scott Dodson: “In time, Gamification will cease to be […]


Who Can Benefit From Gamification?

Each week, DailyTekk connects you with leading experts on a given topic as part of our Understanding series. This week we are focusing on explaining Gamification. Yesterday we learned about successful gamification strategies and today you’ll learn who can benefit from gamification. Last week we focused on Big Data. Jesse Schell: “It’s never a silver bullet. If you are […]


Successful Gamification Strategies in Action

Each week, DailyTekk connects you with leading experts on a given topic as part of our Understanding series. This week we are focusing on explaining Gamification. Yesterday we learned what gamification is and today you’ll learn about successful gamification strategies. Last week we focused on Big Data. Gabe Zichermann: “There are a myriad of gamification success stories in […]


Business Services: Do It Yourself or Hire a Pro?

The Platform is an invitation-only guest opportunity that asks technologists and innovators to share big ideas. This week you are getting schooled by Brad Woodcox (@bradwoodcox), Director of Investment and Operations at HalberdCross who also serves as a Technical Specialist at Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg LLP. The Internet connects people to an enormous wealth of information. […]

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30 Ways to Identify and Incorporate the Latest Trends

If you want to be on top of the latest trends, you can. It’s as simple as that. Most people just don’t know how to effectively harness the best new ideas, services and products. That is what this article is about: identifying and incorporating the latest trends. A trend is simply the general direction in […]

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The 100 Best, Most Interesting Blogs and Websites of 2012 (Categorized)

Editor’s note: 2015’s list of the best, most interesting websites has arrived! I don’t know about you, but I’m constantly running into so many cool websites I want to remember or recommend to people but I don’t always have time to make a note of them, add them to Evernote, bookmark them in Delicious, etc. So […]