Small Biz Buzz

The Next Frontier in Customer Engagement: Streaming Video

But be warned: Livestreaming isn't easy, even if it looks that way.

Subscription Models Equaled Strong CRM in Our Pandemic Year

Tighter bonds with customers helped subscription-based businesses weather the storm.

Video and LinkedIn: A Match Made In Business Heaven

Here's some advice from a not-quite video pro

3 CRM Lessons From This Year’s Conferences

Some key themes kept coming up among the CRM intelligentsia

How Can AI Help Small Businesses with CRM?

This year's installment of ‘ask the vendors' features the tech topic on everyone's mind

Amazon Serves Up CX Lessons

With Go and AR, the giant retailer is showing us how new tools can connect with customers

Which CRM Features Are Small Businesses Not Taking Advantage of?

This year's version of ‘ask the vendors' examines what SMBs might be missing

Alexa (and Her Cohorts) Will Change Your Business

The revolution is coming, and SMBs must get ready.

Some Big Numbers for Small Businesses to Embrace in 2018

Keep these eye-popping stats in mind when charting your course for the coming year.

What SMBs Want from Vendors

Technology executives share what their small-business customers are asking of them.

Companies Must Heed the Voice (Literally) of the Customer

Voice-first technologies could soon be the engagement tool of choice

AI (Artificial Intelligence) Needs to Drive AI (Automated Insights)

Getting customer insights served up by CRM lets reps focus on relationships

Are Chatbots and Recurring Revenue the Future of Business?

One conference, two big statements

Why Isn’t CRM Adoption Higher? CRM Vendor Execs Weigh In

An informal survey reveals what vendors, and SMBs, need to do better

Three Customer Trends You Can’t Ignore in 2016 (and Beyond)

Better service, experiences, and intelligence can mean the difference between getting ahead and stalling

Get Mobile Sites and Apps to Work for You

Creating better customer experiences on the go is the key to unlocking value

How SMBs Can Leverage the Internet of Things Today, and Tomorrow

Adapt, disrupt, and above all remember the customer

Subscribe to Better Service

A subscription model provides the flexibility customers want—but you have to engage them to make it work

Spring Events Yield Web Trends for SMBs

Digital touch points—and digital wallets—lead the way

Sales Processes and Tools Must Adapt to Customer Behavior

New consumer expectations call for updating old practices.