Archive for February, 2012

Importance of CRM Software in Businesses

Posted on February 24, 2012 by

CRM (customer relationship management) is becoming an important element of successful businesses. CRM software gives the customized support to an organization. It provides easy and cost effective solutions. CRM purely focuses on the customer relationship. The implementation of the CRM plays an important role in time maintenance and expense reductions. The importance of the CRM […]

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Rate of Hiring in U.S SMBs Improves Slightly

Posted on February 23, 2012 by

The fact that the U.S small and medium sized businesses are the job creators for the country is reconfirmed by the statistics revealed by U.S Department of Labour, which states that 44% of U.S private payroll is generated by small businesses and 65% of the net new jobs, in the past 17 years. CBIZ Small […]

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Data Stealing a Major Concern For U.S SMBs

Posted on February 23, 2012 by

As per the data from he 2010 corporate end user survey by Trend Micro’s, the small businesses find Viruses, Trojans, data-stealing malware, and leaking of information as biggest IT concerns. This survey included 1600 end users belonging to U.S, U.K, Germany and Japan, who were employed full time with email and internet access at their […]

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US SMBs Report Low Earnings Due to Weaker Sales

Posted on February 23, 2012 by

The National Federation of Independent Business released its Index of Small Business Optimism, which gained 2.7 points, rising to 91.7 in October. The profit trend improved by seven points in October reaching net negative 26%. but still much more percentage of owners complain about decrease in sales quarter after quarter. Of the owners having lower […]

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Small Businesses in U.S Have no Hiring Plans

Posted on February 23, 2012 by

According to National Federation of the Independent Business, inspite of recession being over the small businesses have no plans to hire and further more, 13% are planning to cut jobs during the next three months. The organization also said that the situation had showed positive change in the months of September to October. The survey […]

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80% of the U.S SMBs Prefer Advertising Through E-mail

Posted on February 22, 2012 by

According to Borrell Associates report, it is predicted that the expenditure on local advertising by small businesses in U.S will be increased by 34% by 2013 from the levels of 2008. of the companies planning to increase their expenditure are likely to spend 70% of this budget on paid search and video. “Main Street Goes […]

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49% Of U.S SMB Owners Use Smart Phones

Posted on February 22, 2012 by

49% of owners use a smartphone, for email, phone, and scheduling. Of them 35% own BlackBerrys, 33% own iPhones, and 25% own Androids. But according to Forrester Research lass than 20% of mobile users nationally owned smartphones. Presently, 40% of small business owners are using mobile phones for marketing or are planning to in the […]

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Online Marketing is Found to be the Top Priority By U.S SMBs

Posted on February 22, 2012 by

According to a survey conducted on 750 SMBs(fewer than 1000 employees), by Zoomerrang and Grow Biz media, the budgets for marketing activities is supposed to increase in 2011. This is because of the increased expectations on the impact of social media by small business owners and increased return on investment in e-marketing. The marketing strategies […]

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How Does General Liability Insurance Work For Business?

Posted on February 16, 2012 by

General liability insurance policy requires the maximum amount that an insurance company will be responsible for protecting the business owner by means of monetary compensations to the claimant during the time period when the policy is active. This policy usually list the maximum amount an insurer of the insurance company will pay per occurrence of […]

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Factors to Look Out While Choosing Business Insurance

Posted on February 15, 2012 by

Business insurance coverage will be different for different companies based on the risk and the factors that can affect your business. The following are the factors that are to be considered while choosing business insurance for your company: Specific Risks: When a business operates with specific machinery, it has to be maintained and checked properly […]

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