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Customer Development for Small Business: An Essential Practice
By Jeff Solomon | November 25, 2020

Customer development is essential for launching new ventures that address market needs.

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WordPress vs Drupal: Which should I choose?
By Dong Wong | 10 Answers | Last Activity on November 24, 2020

What do I choose for my company website? WordPress or Drupal? I did a search on Google, WordPress is the most popular software for a company website, but it's easy to attack. Someone recommended...

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What is the purposes of DNS?
By Mounica Yathavakilla | 26 Answers | Last Activity on November 24, 2020

Can anyone please help me get a better understanding of the purposes/uses of DNS? I've searched this term several times on the internet and still don't have a clear understanding. Thanks in advance.

Advice
What employee monitoring software do you use?
By Lori Fairbanks | 19 Answers | Last Activity on November 23, 2020

As many employees are now working from home, I wondered what employee monitoring software businesses are using. What features do you recommend looking for in employee monitoring software? What...

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How do I go about starting an online travel activity marketplace?
By Michelle Johnsen | 4 Answers | Last Activity on November 23, 2020

Which is the best platform to start travel tours and activity marketplace website?

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What's the best web hosting platform?
By Mary-Alice Miller | 26 Answers | Last Activity on November 23, 2020

We've been using Webfaction and have had several problems recently. We are thinking of moving to Amazon Web Services (AWS) and curious what experience others have had with them or with another...

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The Best Internet Marketing and PPC Management Services of 2021
By Sean Peek | November 20, 2020

Compare the best online marketing services side by side. Read in-depth reviews and learn how the best online marketing companies stack up.

Advice
Which is better: chatbot or live chat?
By Milita Khokhlova | 32 Answers | Last Activity on November 19, 2020

We have used live chat for several years now, but it has many flaws. We want to try chatbots. What do you think?

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What's the difference between desktop as a service (DaaS) and a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)?
By Joshua Stowers | 3 Answers | Last Activity on November 19, 2020

I want to know the basic difference between DaaS and VDI. Which one is better for small and medium-sized businesses? Can both be hosted in the cloud and/or on-premise?

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What is the best inventory management software?
By Leigh Martin | 12 Answers | Last Activity on November 18, 2020

I am launching an online retail site selling consumer product goods and want to know what would be the best solution which is scalable, cloud-based and includes accounting, reporting and CRM. What...

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What are the best methods to generate leads for software testing service?
By Sangeeth Shiv | 3 Answers | Last Activity on November 13, 2020

I work for software testing service company with respect to UK and Europe region. What are the best methods to generate leads for software testing service?

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Magento vs. WooCommerce: Which is the better choice?
By Acowebs Solutions | 25 Answers | Last Activity on November 12, 2020

What do I choose for my e-commerce website? Magento or WooCommerce? And why?

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Which is the best React Native development company in the USA?
By Utsav Prajapati | 6 Answers | Last Activity on November 12, 2020

One of my business partners is looking for skilled and experienced React Native developers for his project. so, let us know which company would be the best one for the same?

Advice
What is your go-to internet security/antivirus solution?
By Andrew Martins | 5 Answers | Last Activity on November 10, 2020

With so many small businesses relying more and more on the internet these days, I was wondering what internet security and antivirus solutions (e.g. Kaspersky, Norton, etc.) people were using. What...

Advice
How is your business benefiting from going to "the cloud"?
By Tara Ciriello | 9 Answers | Last Activity on November 06, 2020

How is your business benefiting from going to 'the cloud'? And if you haven't, why do you feel you're better off with your premise-based IT solution? I am curious as to why some business are hesitant...

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How to Measure ROI for Digital Marketing Campaigns (and When You Shouldn't)
By Adam Uzialko | November 05, 2020

Digital marketing campaigns are an important part of business, though it can be challenging to measure ROI. In some cases, measuring ROI prematurely is counterproductive.

Article
What Is Customer Analytics?
By Nicole Fallon | November 03, 2020

Customer insights can drastically improve your business. Learn how to implement a customer analytics strategy.

Advice
Which document management software do you use and why?
By Adam Uzialko | 7 Answers | Last Activity on October 29, 2020

At business.com, we are updating our document management software review category and want to hear from you about which document management software you use and why. 1. Briefly explain your...

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Which is the best web and app hosting choice for a startup?
By Get Pall | 28 Answers | Last Activity on October 29, 2020

Should we use a web and app-hosting option? Would this be better than using traditional or cloud computing software like AWS? We're trying to take the price, space, traffic and scalability into...

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What would you recommend for best time tracking tools, like Clockify?
By Aleksandar Olic | 17 Answers | Last Activity on October 29, 2020

Is there any other free time tracking tool like Clockify, that's free regardless of team size or what features I use?

Article
Small Business Guide to Using Google Analytics
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 20, 2020

Google Analytics can be incredibly useful in boosting your business and informing your marketing strategy. Here's how to use it effectively.

Article
13 Ways to Track Trends on Social Media
By Max Freedman | October 19, 2020

Understanding social media trends enables you to respond accordingly, thus improving your social media marketing strategy. Here's how to monitor social media trends.

Advice
Which software do you recommend using to manage your team remotely?
By Daniel Elton | 18 Answers | Last Activity on October 16, 2020

I am operating a small business during the COVID-19 lock down period. How do you manage your remote team? Is there any specific apps/software you rely on/recommend?

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The Best Online Reputation Management Providers of 2020
By Skye Schooley | October 15, 2020

Which is the best online reputation management service for your business?

Advice
Where do I find software projects?
By Slava Khristich | 41 Answers | Last Activity on October 15, 2020

I've started software outsourcing and have few projects to work on. My question in general where do people find new software projects... Well, I guess I didn't formed my question right first time....

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What are the most cost-effective training courses for IT/Network Engineering?
By Michael Toy | 14 Answers | Last Activity on October 09, 2020

I am looking to improve my personal knowledge base in IT/Network Engineering. I am looking for advice on some good "bang-for-the-buck" courses. The IT field is so wide that it can be tough to decide...

Article
How to Find Anyone's Business Email Address
By Henry Foster | October 08, 2020

When you need to do cold outreach, you can usually find the contact info you need online.

Advice
Any recommendations on simple conference calling providers?
By Roberta Day | 4 Answers | Last Activity on October 06, 2020

We are looking for a platform that offers one phone number but then gives us multiple bridge numbers that anyone within the company can use to start a conference call. Don't need video, reporting,...

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Precision Marketing 101: Exploring the Concepts and Tools to Do It
By Lauren Sirt | October 06, 2020

By focusing your marketing efforts on a particular subset of consumers, you can usually yield higher returns.