eBooks, Case Studies & Infographics

How to Improve Your eCommerce Inventory Management [Infographic]

By Jennifer Riggins, 12 September 2014

There's no doubt, eCommerce has all but replaced regular wait in line, mall-rat old-school commerce. The global end-customer eCommerce industry is expected to reach one and a half TRILLION dollars this year alone. Whether your store was built online or you're bringing your brick and mortar to the cloud, you need to focus on how that is going to affect your inventory management. Today we pair up with TradeGecko to talk about the techniques you need to optimize and automate your eCommerce Inventory Holding. (more…)

Xero Small Business Accounting: At the Center of Supply for Men In Cities

By Todd Spear, 5 September 2014

The devil, they say, is in the details. Nowhere is this found truer than at Men In Cities, a mens accessories retailer founded by rising fashion star, Yuvi Alpert. Alpert’s designs are showcased in up-scale stores like Bergdorf Goodman and Mr. Porter, while industry magazines including GQ and Esquire have praised the designer. (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…)

Zoho BugTracker vs. Jira: How Kanban Boards Squish Bugs

By Jennifer Riggins, 12 June 2014

What do cars and bugs have in common? We aren't just talking about the squished ones cluttering your windshield. The 85-year-old Japanese car-making tradition of Kanban is a fantastic way to manage resources and projects, turning the epic fail of multitasking into feasible efficiency. It's such a proven method that more and more bug tracking software are choosing Kanban issue tracking as their manageable way of issue tracking. (more…)

Case Studies: How Growing Companies Benefited from CRM Software

By Jessica O' Loughlin, 15 April 2014

As small businesses begin to grow in revenue they are often faced with issues such as tackling larger work loads, managing expanding customer databases, keeping new hires up-to-date on customer information and tracking vital sales and marketing processes. While Excel spreadsheets and even paper-based methods of storing customer data may have been sufficient in the past, these small businesses now need a more effective method of keeping track of their sales activities. (more…)

[Infographic] Project Management Software: Top 7 Features Of Wrike And Mavenlink

By Mila Nikolova, 8 April 2014

In the past couple of years project management software has become key for the vast majority of businesses. Users range from freelance consultants to project managers in big corporations. As a marketer myself, I have been involved in a number of projects and have been testing quite a few applications for different purposes. This is why I decided to share my experience in a series of infographics. (more…)

Project Management Case Studies to Learn From

By Giancarlo Cammarota, 21 February 2014

If you are in the process of choosing a project management solution to improve your business and stop wasting resources, customers’ success stories can help you understand which software might be better for you. As we cannot cover project management case studies of all the major applications in a single post, we are starting with three of them: AtTask (now known as Workfront), Clarizen and Easy Projects. In subsequent posts we will publish customer success stories from other top vendors in this field. (more…)

[Infographic] The Best Social Media Marketing Apps for B2B and B2C

By Mila Nikolova, 10 February 2014

Social media marketing budgets increase year after year and in 2013 social media lead conversion rates were 13% higher than the average lead conversion rate. Given the growing number of software solutions, many wonder what the best social media marketing apps are. Over the past few years I have had the chance to test a number of apps for spreading content on social media, working with both B2C and B2B companies. In the end, I narrowed my choice to two applications: Hootsuite for B2C and Oktopost for B2B. Even though I sometimes mix both, I wanted to share an insight on why Hootsuite is better suited for B2C and Oktopost clearly thought for a B2B marketer. (more…)

5 Mistakes To Avoid At Your Professional Services Firm [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Julia Rozwens, 9 October 2013

Professional services organizations are facing a lot of competitive pressure. The right Professional Services Automation software might help you with avoiding common mistakes and get ahead of your competition. According to the Aberdeen Group report "Professional Services Automation: The Secret to Successful Projects and a Profitable Services Group", top challenges in the field of Professional Services include: Lack of available skilled resources Increased competition for customers Shrinking timeframe to complete projects Market volatility makes it difficult to predict the demand.  FinancialForce.com came up with some handy tips to help you meet these challenges. (more…)

Best Infographics on Finance and Accounting Software

By Julia Rozwens, 13 September 2013

We combed through the net to find these awesome Infographics on Finance & Accounting Software. Conclusions? Accounting can be fun, when it is done in the cloud. In this article you will find the following Infographics: Cloud Accounting – What It Is And How It Can Benefit Your Business Financial Management: Finding Comfort in the Cloud How to Evaluate Cloud Accounting Software Comparison Of The Top Financial & Accounting Apps (more…)