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The phrase small business accounting has long been known to strike fear into the hearts of many entrepreneurs. If the thought of keeping track of invoices, receipts, and other financial documents makes you cringe or, worse yet, rue the day you put on your entrepreneurial hat and started your small business, fear not! With the help of two cloud-based apps - FreshBooks and ShareFile - you can take the sting out of small business accounting. (more…)


Whether your business runs on apps or your business is building apps - cloud-based, Web, or mobile - you know that you need them to run smoothly and each to work "as advertised" so your business can meet its goals. But, how well are all those apps really working? Are they working correctly? Efficiently? Are all the various apps you use to get the job done, whatever it may be, all playing nicely together? If that question catches you off guard, it's probably because you don't have a real-time tool to let you visualize how well your apps are working. In other words, you've probably never discovered the best application performance management software. (more…)


Apple has rolled out its newest iPhone lineup and its long-awaited, much rumored Watch (which does not, thankfully, bear the now tired "i" prefix as had been suspected), alongside the intriguing Apple Pay mobile payment technology. As media pundits and Apple fanatics alike are taking to the Web to extoll or lament the features of Apple's new products and services, we here at GetApp are seeing the writing on the wall: Apple, today, gave the future of apps an upgrade, plain and simple. (more…)


The State of Social CRM: The Four Best Apps of 2014

By Todd Spear, 9 September 2014

Customer relationship management (CRM) is in a constant state of flux. As of late, CRM has taken on a decidedly social slant as the line between social media marketing and social CRM continues to blur. The last that are on our radar are three social CRMs that do social media exceptionally well. (more…)


The best apps are the ones that most adequately address the most aggravating tasks. And one of the most draining tasks in any business is workforce management. If you have a service team out making calls, in person or otherwise, you know just how dynamic and challenging it is to keep your team members on-task and on-time. If you’ve been in the field service management business for a long time, you know just how confusing the process used to be, back when it was a heaping mess of mobile phone calls and wrong directions. (more…)



  When you talk about cloud computing, evidently most Brits think you're talking about playing Super Mario on your PC, trying to collect coins and knock turtles off. They don't even know that they are spending time in the cloud, and certainly don't see the benefits of using business software. At least that's what Juniper Networks discovered when they surveyed about 2,000 "average consumers" in the U.K., learning that most Brits are blissfully unaware of the cloud they live in. (more…)


Mobile working now makes so much of an enterprise available to employees on the go. Document management is no exception. The days of paper-based workflows are fading away, as even legacy document bases are scanned into document management apps and converted into fully editable, searchable versions. As soon as documents are available in electronic form, mobile workers using different document management apps can accomplish: Template-driven document creation, rapidly and to organizational requirements Shared review and modification, via collaboration between remote users Content population, by specifying different data sources Document search and retrieval, using indexes and tags (more…)


ERP for Head of Class Businesses

By Jennifer Riggins, 23 June 2014

We help you guys find the right enterprise resource planning system (ERP), but we don’t always follow up to see how it’s going. The fact is, many people pay for an ERP that’s essentially useless. If you don’t put the time in upfront and implement it the right way for your team, an ERP can be a total waste of time and money. That’s why it’s essential that you take advantage of free demos and free trials to test out if an ERP is right for your business and, especially, to test if an ERP software company has the right customer service for your business. (more…)


Social proof is an important part of how you market your business. You need social proof indicators in the form of likes, plusses, favorites, thumbs up, and comments. Your customers look for these buying signals to know that they are not the first to take the plunge by doing business with you. (more…)


What It Means to Disrupt Business Intelligence

By Jennifer Riggins, 19 June 2014

After tripling profits three years in a row, Tel Aviv-based business intelligence and big data solution SiSense gets another $30 million in funding. Why? Because math-phobic luddites like me need tech, data and analytics too. SiSense looks to disrupt the business intelligence world by creating ways to integrate and interpret data with little help from the IT department. (more…)