Ray Wang, founder of Constellation Research, says to Small Business Trends that companies born before the digital age need to adapt their old-fashioned ways.
Brent Leary is the host of the Small Business Trends One-on-One interview series, a weekly series featuring key voices in companies large and small. He is also a Partner at CRM Essentials and organizer of the Social Business Atlanta conference.
Brent serves on the advisory board of The University of Toronto CRM Center of Excellence, writes the Social CRM column for Inc.com’s technology site, and blogs at Brent’s Social CRM Blog.
Amir Elaguizy of CrateJoy: Good Subscription Business Models Focus on Relationships Not Transactions
Amir Elaguizy, the CEO and co-founder of Cratejoy explains to Small Business Trends why he believes the subscription model for small businesses is taking off recently.Aug 14, 2015 229 Shares
JP Werlin of PipelineDeals: Sales Today is About Likeability, Technology and The Power of Your Network
JP Werlin, the CEO and co-founder of Pipeline Deals, explains in this One-on-One interview with Small Business Trends that a big social media network combined with being likeable are keys to B2B sales today.Aug 7, 2015 725 Shares
Steve Griffiths of DialogTech: Not Tracking Calls Could Cost 50 Percent of Mobile Marketing Conversions
Even though the smartphone has become a ubiquitous part of the technological landscape, one of their key functions is often forgotten. While they can be used to search the Web, update your social media account and check email, they are also ... well, phones. If you lose site of this fact as a marketer, you may have a problem.Jul 31, 2015 414 Shares
Brent Leary talks to Leyla Seka, SVP and GM of Desk.com, a division of Salesforce.com. Seka talks about how businesses large and small are focusing increasingly on customer service as a way to build the bond between customers and brands.Jul 24, 2015 341 Shares
If you are thinking about automating your marketing and want to know what options exist for small businesses, this is what you've been waiting for. Adrienne Weissman, CMO of software review platform G2 Crowd has more.Jul 17, 2015 676 Shares
PartPic helps users find information on a product in a very unique way, by photographing a piece of it. Co-founder Jewel Burk describes what the company does as visual search for replacement parts and says she got the idea working for Google.Jul 3, 2015 293 Shares
Are you looking for a way to expand your customer support team? If you thought services like UpWork (formerly Elance and oDesk) are just for hiring people to design a logo, you're mistaken. Learn more about the new ways freelance teams can help your business grow.Jun 26, 2015 340 Shares
Big team or small, running a small business or living life as an entrepreneur can sometimes be a lonely job. Intuit's VP of Product Management spoke with Small Business Trends to explain what his company is doing to help entrepreneurs fight that lonely feeling.Jun 19, 2015 359 Shares
Want to know about the track record and success rate of subscription-based businesses? Wonder no more. This interview with Jerry Jao, CEO and founder of Retention Science, may have many of the answers you seek.May 29, 2015 286 Shares
Barbara Corcoran of Shark Tank: Real Entrepreneurs Better Off Trying, Failing Than Never Trying at All.
When trying to figure out whether going into business for themselves is the right decision, there is just one question every would-be entrepreneur should really ask themselves before it's too lateMay 8, 2015 499 Shares