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It's Here! The Nexus One Google Phone

Christmas came on January 5, 2010 this year for thousands of Google addicts like myself. The launch of Google's hosted web store and new Nexus One phone is FINALLY here!And I bet you're wondering why you, as a small business owner, should care? Good question! For starters, the Nexus One provides instant access to all of your favorite Google applications, which especially come in handy for small business owners. Track emails, access your calendar, and get your business phone calls through Google Voice on your Nexus One. Additionally, hundreds of applications are being developed by Google to challenge the rival iPhone's, giving small business owners access to their social media sites, finance insights, sales information, and more.Google's hosted web store is a new way to connect Google's online users with the ability to purchase Android devices. The goal is simplicity: simple ways to purchase a phone and service plan, delivery, and start up. Sounds too good to be true, but then ag... [Read Full Article]

Small Biz Tip: Technology: Phones

Tips from October 2, 2009 The Small Business tips today discuss the technological advances with phones for business. Smart Phones (Blackberry & iPhone) have email & Internet sent to their phone. Very helpful for small businesses on the go. iPhones have apps for the small biz owner to track finances, purchases, & more on the go. The Google phone even has a barcode scanner that allows you to compare your prices to that of your competition. Keep the landline: it's the only guaranteed way to track where 911 calls originate in case of an emergency. Daily Overview: Explore your needs when considering mobile phones. Find something to complement your business and goals. [Read Full Article]

Small Biz Tip: Marketing, What’s Available

Tips from Monday, April 20, 2009 The Small Business tips today will be about all of the different types of marketing that your business may want to consider. Online Marketing and Word of Mouth is an ever-growing avenue that can help you reach beyond just a local audience. Print Advertising is still important! We still get mail, have newspapers and magazines. That’s valuable real estate! TV and Radio Marketing is one of the most expensive forms of marketing but can result in the most exposure for your business. Phone Marketing is successful when approached with respect and the desire to fill a need. Daily Overview: Not every type of marketing will fit your business. Explore the options and find what fits your needs. [Read Full Article]

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