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Self Service Advertising – Walmart, Hulu – Chasing Small Businesses

If you’re thinking about exploring other ad platforms beyond Facebook and Google, you have more options now than ever. With their self-service advertising tools, new players like Hulu and Walmart are trying to lure small business owners to run effective advertising campaigns. The Ad Market Has Become Super Competitive PC: Walmart Advertising is an age-old practice to...

What Will be the Future of Small Business Advertising Post iOS 14’s App Tracking Transparency?

If you read newspapers daily or keep tabs on online news, you must have come across news articles about the Facebook-Apple feud over privacy. Well, both the tech giants have their arguments. And some people find Facebook’s narrative logical, while others believe Apple’s stand is right. However, small business owners are worried about the...

3 in 5 Small Businesses Don’t Inform their Customers About Third-party Data Collection, Reports Survey

If you're thinking about ways to win your customers' trust, you should strictly consider safeguarding your customers' data. According to the latest survey conducted by CRM Essentials and commissioned by Zoho, 62% of small businesses don't inform customers that they are allowing tracking codes from third parties on their websites. What's more surprising is that...

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How Keap Encourages Success During COVID-19 [Bonus Tips Included]

The coronavirus outbreak wreaked havoc on most small businesses. Disrupted supply chain, reduced customer demand, and dried cashflow were just a few of the many implications of COVID-19. Though small businesses are now recovering, it was a bumpy ride for the first few months - during and post lockdowns. Keap Going Small Business Grant Contest...

Seize Holiday Sales 2020 Opportunities Using These Insights from Visa

Holiday sales 2020 prospects remain high for the most prepared small businesses despite COVID-19, a recent Visa study reveals. The Visa Back to Business Study: Holiday Edition finds that despite the pandemic, 88% of consumers plan to go holiday shopping this year. For the report, Visa surveyed people in eight markets, including the US, Canada,...

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Square Launches Self-Ordering System for Restaurants Powered by QR codes

Square is giving food businesses a new way to thrive during the pandemic through its launch of a self-ordering system for restaurants powered by QR codes. The self-serve ordering system powered by Square Online makes the ordering experience more efficient. Clients scan the restaurant’s QR code on their personal devices. The code leads the user...

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NetSuite Ramps Up To Meet Rapid Change and Uncertainty

Yesterday, NetSuite cofounder Evan Goldberg briefed journalists on how NetSuite is evolving to meet the needs of its customers. CRM, ecommerce, inventory and people management have always been important. However, this year they're more important than ever. Companies, such as NetSuite customers have had to scramble to make rapid change, in the midst of uncertainty,...