Small businesses don't always need Microsoft Office software for word processing, spreadsheets, email, database and publishing tools. We look at five free, open source alternatives to Microsoft Office.
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A Coveo implementation at CA Technologies shows that federation of dozens of data sources proves to be an efficient method of dealing with big data, with employees and customers alike reaping the benefits of data availability.
Looking to add an ecommerce shopping cart to your existing business website? Here are six fully-featured carts that will meet the needs of most SMBs.
Brandify, a new beta service from Microsoft, helps small business owners monitor, track and improve their social status score with easy-to-follow recommendations.
Known for its popular daily local business coupon deals, Groupon also offers a number of features for ecommerce business owners. As always, though, it pays to be an informed buyer.
To find out what email marketing tips are trending and showing success with list subscribers, CIO.com spoke with leading email marketing vendors and analysts to come up with this best-of-breed email marketing tactics list.
An email marketing platform is the foundation of modern business marketing, but you must look beyond the basic function of "create and send" to be more than simply competitive.
Today, Joomla the name is a phonetic spelling for the Swahili word "Jumla," which means "as a whole"is one of the most popular open source content management systems (CMS), claiming that 2.7 percent of the Web is Joomla-based sites.
A content management system is the backbone of your website. When it comes to choosing an open source CMS, you'll need a robust platform that allows for Web authoring, collaboration and document management, in addition to administrative and design tools.
We all know Facebook is hugemore than 800 million active users huge, in fact. Social activity is seeping into many facets of today's business, but it remains to be seen if We all know Facebook is hugeÂmore than 800 million active users huge, in fact.
More and more companies have turned to the Web to transact business. And, of course, if you are going to sell on the Web, the right shopping cart can mean the difference between red and black ink. When shopping for your own ecommerce shopping cart software the most important aspect to consider is how well the cart software meets your business objectives. An ecommerce shopping cart has to be customizable to fit your business needs and branding, be flexible enough to scale as your business grows, be secure and support industry standards and provide solid integrate with payment gateways.