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Discover how to choose the right apps for your business with our expert advice
  • What to Look for in a Sales Management Solution: A Handy Checklist  

    29 July 2016
    Looking for a sales management solution, but don’t know where to start? Don’t worry: we’ve put together a handy checklist to make sure that you know what features to look out for and what you should expect from a sales management solution. Scroll below the image to download a copy of the sales management checklist. […]
  • MailChimp vs MailChimp Pro: Should You Pimp Out Your Chimp?  

    28 July 2016
    MailChimp has long since dominated the email marketing world, and although it’s a popular option among many email marketers for its ease of use and value for money, no app is perfect. Some users have expressed their disappointment with its lack of key features, limited reporting options, and lackluster customer support. As GetApp user Paul […]
  • QuickBooks Integration Guide: Get More From Your Accounting Software  

    20 July 2016
    [Post updated: July 20 2016] QuickBooks Online has just been crowned king of accounting apps, following the release of GetApp’s Q3 accounting Category Leaders ranking. So we decided to revisit this post that was originally posted on March 31 2016, which explores one of the main factors behind QuickBook’s success in the Category Leaders ranking […]
  • How to Choose Scheduling Software: A Handy Checklist for Buyers  

    14 July 2016
    Are you looking for a better way to manage team schedules within your small business? Thinking of turning to an automated solution and wondering what is a good employee scheduling software to use? Look no further than our handy checklist, which explains how to choose scheduling software, why you would use it, and what features to look out […]
  • 7 iOS Collaboration Apps for Small Teams on a Budget  

    12 July 2016
    Spoiler alert: this article is for people working in small teams (preferably in small companies) that need to find a collaboration or communication tool and can’t afford to spend much time or money on researching solutions. This article is not for people who want to do in-depth research on an expensive, enterprise-focused solution. We’ve put […]
  • The Hidden Dangers of Form Automation and How to Beat Them  

    11 July 2016
    There are many options available to build a fantastic, gorgeous form for tracking information coming into your organization. Take a typical sales enquiry form, for example. Use any number of great form-building software options to build the perfect form that captures the right amount of data without overwhelming the user; throw that form up on […]
  • 5 Top Expense Apps for Android to Save You Time and Money  

    8 July 2016
    Expense apps for Android can turn your phone from a lump of plastic into a servile personal secretary to help you keep up with everything you spend as you go about your business. Or rather, your business’ business. Only the most sadistic among us enjoy filling in expenses, which is why it’s great to have […]
  • 4 Ways Your Job Will Change When You Sign Up for HubSpot  

    6 July 2016
    HubSpot. To some people that may mean ‘cool marketing software’ for others it may just look like an auto-correct fail for ‘Hot spot’. If you work in marketing, then chances are you’ve heard of HubSpot’s marketing software and are considering taking the plunge to use it. But do you really know what HubSpot does and […]
  • Checklist: Things to Consider When Buying Project Management Software  

    30 June 2016
    Are you using the right tools to manage your projects? Think about it. You may be wasting time and money sending group emails around left, right, and center, or maybe you’re struggling with a lumbering project management app like Microsoft Project which is too meaty for your needs. Using a cloud-based tool to manage your projects makes […]
  • Microsoft Planner vs Trello vs Asana: Small Business Project Collaboration Apps Compared  

    29 June 2016
    The recently launched Microsoft Planner is the latest project collaboration tool to hit the market, and it’s worth a look if you’re an Office 365 subscriber. With Planner, Microsoft finally catches up with ongoing digital trends by offering up an intuitive project collaboration tool based on the kanban-management style, popularized by other project collaboration tools […]
  • What to Look for When Choosing Talent Management Software: A Handy Checklist  

    27 June 2016
    Attracting talented employees is only half the battle, continuing to develop their skills when they settle in at your company is crucial if you want to keep them happy, stop them from looking for other opportunities, and ensure that they contribute to your business.  Enter talent management software, which takes the headache out of managing […]
  • Double or Nothing: Does Your Agency Really Need Two CRMs?  

    24 June 2016
    In its seventh annual “State of Inbound” report, HubSpot, the arguable leader in the marketing approach shift from outbound to “inbound marketing,” found that 84 percent of small businesses are predominantly using inbound marketing. These SMB marketers are focused on nurturing their prospects into customers, increasing the overall number of leads they generate, and improving […]
  • What to Look for in Accounting Software: A Handy Checklist  

    23 June 2016
    Still wrestling with filing cabinets, Excel sheets, and calculators when doing your company accounts? It could be time to move on. There are plenty of simpler ways to manage your small business’ books these days thanks to cloud accounting software. But how do you know if you’re ready for the change? Would you even know what to […]
  • The Best Google Analytics Integrations You Should Be Using  

    22 June 2016
    Google Analytics is (unsurprisingly) as ubiquitous when it comes to online analytics services as its parent company Google is to search engines. As part of the Google family of products, the freemium platform for tracking and analyzing online traffic has gained notoriety for providing a seemingly universal portal that integrates with hundreds of online services […]
  • What to Look for When Choosing HR Software: A Handy Checklist  

    21 June 2016
    Choosing HR software for your small business can seem like an insurmountable process with a list of never-ending questions. What do I want the HR software to do? What factors do I need to consider before choosing? What features should I look for? What are the benefits? How do I ensure I’m choosing the right […]
  • 6 Things You Should Never Ignore When Choosing a POS App  

    21 June 2016
    Choosing a POS software app is not a task to be taken lightly. Whether you are switching POS systems or looking to make your first purchase, having robust and reliable software is an integral part of your business’ success. To make sure you’re checking all the boxes — before you make your decision — here […]
  • What to Look for in Subscription Billing Software: A Handy Checklist  

    17 June 2016
    Looking for a better way to automate and manage customer subscriptions but don’t know where to start? Don’t worry: we’ve put together a helpful checklist that’ll give you an idea of what to look for in a subscription billing software solution before you buy. Scroll below the image to download a copy of the checklist, and […]
  • Xero Integrations Guide: Software Plug-Ins You Can Count On  

    16 June 2016
    The accounting application, Xero, might just be the best thing to ever come out of New Zealand. It’s a bold statement, granted. But could a sheep really reconcile your bank transaction? Would a kiwi be able to sort out your invoicing? Would an All Black know how to seamlessly manage payroll? I doubt it. But […]
  • What to Look for in Business Intelligence Software: A Handy Checklist  

    15 June 2016
    If it’s your first time looking for Business Intelligence (BI) software, you might not know exactly what you need, or how to find it. To make that process a little bit easier, we’ve made a handy checklist so you know what to think about when looking at different solutions, including key considerations and essential features. […]
  • The Low-Down on Microsoft Planner  

    13 June 2016
    They say there’s no “I” in teamwork, but there can be a lot of “aaaargh”. If you find it tough to get your team organized, Microsoft Planner can make things hurt less. Although it’s quietly been rolling out for since the end of 2015, Microsoft’s simplified task management software, Planner, is out now. In this […]
  • 5 Employee Tracking Apps for iPhone to Spy on Your Staff  

    9 June 2016
    Sales staff shirking off? Field service workers pulling a fast one? Employees snoozing in the storeroom? As much as you trust your staff, as a small business owner or manager, these thoughts can pop into your head from time-to-time. Thankfully, it’s dead easy to keep tabs on what your workers are doing wherever you are […]
  • MailChimp Integrations Guide: Get More for Your Monkey  

    8 June 2016
    As the king of the email marketing jungle, MailChimp has always been a popular option for email marketers looking to get a tail up on the competition. Aside from a successful freemium model and a solid product, part of MailChimp’s appeal is that it integrates with almost everything. Founded in 2001, the email marketing platform […]
  • What to Look for in Field Service Management Software: A Handy Checklist  

    8 June 2016
    If you’re looking for a field service management solution for your company but need some help starting your search, we’ve got you covered: here’s a useful checklist that shows you what to look for in field service management software before making a purchase. Scroll below the image to download a copy of the checklist, and use […]
  • What to Look for in a CRM: A Handy Checklist  

    7 June 2016
    If you’re looking for a CRM for your company but aren’t sure where to begin, we’ve put together a handy checklist so that you can make sure that you’re looking for all the right features and functionalities before making your final purchasing decision.  Scroll below the image to download a copy of the checklist, and […]
  • 7 Hidden Customer Support Software Features You Need to Know  

    3 June 2016
    Customer support and helpdesk solutions are chock-full of handy features like ticket management, multi-channel support, knowledge bases, and community forums. But what sets one helpdesk solution apart from another are the more novel features that offer a twist on a standard function, or which deliver something completely new to help customer service staff work more […]