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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…)


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, Clarizen and Easy Projects. In subsequent posts we will publish customer success stories from other top vendors in this field. (more…)


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…)


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…)


Recently we have been receiving many questions about document management systems (DMS). And we are super happy about it. Document management software allow you to go paperless, increase efficiency and boost security in environment-friendly and cost-effective way. That is way we searched through the web to deliver you the best resources on document management software and similar topics. Hope you will enjoy it! (more…)


"We have so much data but we don´t know how to interpret it!" This is a situation that managers often complain about. The fact is that now IT can collect nearly every single bit of data you can imagine, which can bring to light very powerful realizations about your business, but if you don´t have the right tools to convert this data into information that drives decision making, you´re still left with a bunch of numbers. Excel has been the standard solution, but we have evolved way beyond the spreadsheet, and on the market there are now numerous tools with analytical and visualization functions that allows users to play with their data in a meaningful way. Business Intelligence Software is today an umbrella term for the processes, methods and measurements businesses use to easily analyze and understand information relevant to the past and current performance of the enterprise, and enable more informed decision making for the future. This business intelligence software infographic seeks to compare the most important business intelligence and analytical cloud applications in an attempt to ease the decision making process small businesses need to go through when deciding upon a solution. (more…)


Comparison Of The Top Financial & Accounting Apps [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Christophe Primault, 15 November 2012

Let´s face it: accounting is an ongoing task that every business needs to get done. Having the right tool in place is crucial but finding it can be a tough process. This accounting software infographic seeks to compare the most important accounting and financial cloud applications in an attempt to ease the decision making process small businesses or freelancers need to go through. (more…)


The 5 Best Infographics To Understand Business Intelligence

By Christophe Primault, 19 October 2012

Even the smallest business tries to understand who it is performing and where it is headed. Using Business Intelligence tools, such as Yurb or Zoho Reports can here represent a great asset for those businesses that know how to take advantage of them. Business Intelligence takes data that on first sight seemed meaningless and transforms it into powerful insights. As a result businesses get an overview of their business present and future and can justify decisions from this data. What many small businesses fail to understand is why Business Intelligence is that important and how they can use it for their business. GetApp has brought together the 5 best business intelligence infographics that help you understand the power of BI.       (more…)