Here is another list of top ten trends predictions for 2005, this one for software vendors:1. Voice over internet protocol (VOIP) goes mainstream2. China's power and world economic influence grows 3. Working at home goes mainstream while small business thrives4. Offshoring activity picks up5. As the world shrinks, the world market expands6. Technology stocks increase in value7. Cell phones look more and more like PDAs and vice versa8. Blogging and social networking become accepted business tools9. Continued sophistication in corporate internet usage10. Enterprises increasingly demand flexible solutionsSeveral of the trends on this list are related to the small business market. In fact, we have been discussing them here for the last 18 months at Small Business Trends and at TrendTracker, our sister site.The list comes from an article at Sandhill.com, via Neville Hobson's commentary. Be sure to click through and read both links -- lots of interesting market intelligence there.