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Advice
What is the best eCommerce platform to use for a startup?
QUESTION | BY Joy Biswas | 19 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/27/20

Hi all, I'm looking for a little advice. What are your recommendations for a good, easy to use, eCommerce platform that is geared towards starting a new business. I've been considering both...

Article
How and Where to Buy a Website Domain
BY Andrew Martins

Learn the steps involved in registering and buying your business website domain.

Article
Help Desk and Ticketing Management System Primer
BY Andrew Martins

Businesses of any size can benefit from the features and functionality of a good help desk ticketing system.

Advice
What would you recommend for best time tracking tools, like Clockify?
QUESTION | BY Aleksandar Olic | 15 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/27/20

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

Advice
How important is having a mobile app for your small business?
QUESTION | BY Brandy Anderson | 44 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/27/20

If you have a mobile app for your small business, how has it helped your customers or your company? And if you don't have a mobile app for your business, do you have plans to build one? Why or why...

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The Best Web and Cloud Hosting Services of 2020
BY Skye Schooley

With several web hosting services available, it can be tough to know which platform to use. Read our reviews about the best web hosting services in 2020.

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The Best Hard Drive Recovery Services of 2020
BY Andrew Martins

We researched leading hard drive recovery services and arrived at our best picks based on their customer service, turnaround times and recovery guarantees.

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The Best Wide-Format Printers of 2020
BY Andrew Martins

Wide-format printers deliver large and highly detailed prints on a wide variety of materials. Check out the top reviews on the best wide-format printers of 2020.

Advice
What is the best way to set up ecommerce for a creative with a low volume of business?
QUESTION | BY Deb Economidis | 7 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/25/20

I'm a freelance virtual assistant, just getting started. I have a client who wants to know the best way to set up her small creative business for selling. It seems like she would get better traffic...

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The Best App Maker and Development Solutions of 2020
BY Simone Johnson

Our team has compared the best app maker software and services for 2020. See up-to-date comparisons, reviews and prices for the top-rated programs.

Advice
What are some ways to attract more visits to our travel website?
QUESTION | BY KP Subedi | 16 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/23/20

We are professional adventure travel company which is base on Kathmandu Nepal. We offer Nepal trekking, peak climbing, hiking in Himalayas. We are trying to get more visibility. What are some ways...

Advice
How do I build a real-time app like Uber?
QUESTION | BY Robert McGee | 20 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/23/20

Is it really difficult? How much does it cost to make an app like Uber?

Article
Consider Making These Data-Driven E-Commerce Upgrades Now to Futureproof Your Business
BY David Fletcher

To keep up with new technology and rising customer expectations, it's critical that businesses upgrade and update the way their online store uses data.

Article
What Is Telemedicine, and How Does It Work?
BY Adam Uzialko

Telemedicine is the use of remote conferencing technology to facilitate virtual consultations between patients and healthcare providers. Here's how it works.

Advice
How much does app development cost?
QUESTION | BY Robert McGee | 35 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/21/20

Hi everyone! Is there a difference between Android and iOS app development?

Article
SPONSORED: Privacy Steps Every Video Conference Meeting Host Should Take
BY Nicole Fallon

With so many video conferences happening across the business world, it's important to set up your meetings properly to ensure privacy for your company and guests.

Best Pick
The Best Employee Monitoring Software of 2020
BY Lori Fairbanks

We've narrowed down the best employee monitoring software for businesses. Check out our best picks and reviews.

Article
SPONSORED: How to Use Webinars and Live Video Conference to Generate Leads and Drive Sales
BY Nicole Fallon

Video conference software can be more than an internal communications tool – it can also help you drive sales.

Best Pick
The Best CRM Software of 2020
BY Simone Johnson

Looking for the best CRM software? We have easy-to-read, expert unbiased reviews and feature comparisons of the best and cheapest programs.

Advice
What tips do you have for starting a mobile detailing company?
QUESTION | BY Matthew Imerman | 7 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/21/20

I would like to start a mobile detailing company. 1) What were your biggest hardships during a startup? 2) How much capital did you initially invest? 3) Did you have your clients already lined...

Advice
Which document management software do you use and why?
QUESTION | BY Adam Uzialko | 6 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/20/20

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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The Best Remote PC Access Software of 2020
BY Skye Schooley

Whether you need to telecommute or troubleshoot someone else's computer, remote PC access software lets you work on another computer from across the room or across the globe.

Advice
What factors influence website loading time?
QUESTION | BY Sarah William | 13 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/20/20

What is the best way to improve website loading time? What are things that need to be kept in mind? Is it affected by using a lot of plugins?

Best Pick
The Best Access Control Systems of 2020
BY Kiely Kuligowski

Which is the best access control system for you? Easily compare several top-rated systems. See up-to-date comparisons and reviews for the top access control systems.

Article
Small Business Guide to Using Google Analytics
BY Kiely Kuligowski

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

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The Best Time and Attendance Services and Software 2020
BY Chad Brooks

Looking for the best time and attendance software? We have easy-to-read, expert unbiased reviews and feature comparisons of the best and most affordable programs.

Article
Understanding Employee Monitoring Systems and Privacy Issues
BY Aigerim Berzinya

Monitoring software can increase worker productivity, but you must implement it ethically.

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The Best Electronic Medical Records
BY Adam Uzialko

This guide explains the importance of EMR systems and medical practice management software to medical practices, how to choose the right platform for your organization, and which EMR systems and...

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The Best Video Conferencing Service Reviews of 2020
BY Chad Brooks

Looking for a video conferencing solution for your business? Read our unbiased expert reviews of the best and most affordable video conferencing services and systems of 2020.

Advice
How can a mobile app boost business growth?
QUESTION | BY Kiran Patel | 25 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/16/20

Smartphone users spend 89% of their mobile time using an app. Compared to traditional websites, apps are more immediate and allow businesses to communicate with potential customers in an innovative...