Jonathan Blum

Jonathan Blum

Jonathan Blum is a freelance writer and the principal of Blumsday LLC, a Web-based content company specializing in technology news.

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Toshiba's Thrive Tablet: A Better Bet for Small Businesses
Office Tech

Toshiba's Thrive Tablet: A Better Bet for Small Businesses

Want a tablet PC but can't justify the expense? Toshiba's Thrive will be more business-friendly than others on the market.
Printing from Tablet PCs Made Easy
Office Tech

Printing from Tablet PCs Made Easy

Here's a look at three options for mobile printing and what you'll need to do to simplify the process.
Web-Based myMonolog Can Make Transcribing Easier
Apps & Software

Web-Based myMonolog Can Make Transcribing Easier

A new service combines the sound-recording applications available on most smart phones with an online transcription marketplace.
Laptops That Last
Office Tech

Laptops That Last

A guide to the best rugged portables for the price
A 24-Hour Social Media Marketing Plan for Your Startup
Social Media

A 24-Hour Social Media Marketing Plan for Your Startup

It's easy to waste time on Facebook and Twitter. Consider this game plan for new business owners in a hurry.
Four Ways to Save on Calling When Abroad
Mobile

Four Ways to Save on Calling When Abroad

Follow these tips to help ensure you don't get a monster phone bill the next time you travel overseas.
Online Marketing

An Experiment in Social Media Marketing: Buying Twitter Followers

An Entrepreneur contributor gets his social media followers the old-fashioned way: He buys them.
A New Smartphone from Motorola Redefines Mobile Computing
Mobile

A New Smartphone from Motorola Redefines Mobile Computing

The 4G Atrix offers surprisingly powerful portable working experience.
A New Option to Save on Web Access for Overseas Travelers
Mobile

A New Option to Save on Web Access for Overseas Travelers

If you've been stung by high international roaming bills, consider packing this low-cost modem for your next business trip.
A New Conference-Call Tool Makes Group Calls from the Road Easier
Office Tech

A New Conference-Call Tool Makes Group Calls from the Road Easier

Jabra's new portable speakerphone makes it easy to organize a group call on the go.
Three Tips for Video Conferences on a Mac
Office Tech

Three Tips for Video Conferences on a Mac

A guide to boosting the video collaboration aptitude of your Apple devices
A New Do-It-Yourself Alternative to Groupon
Online Marketing

A New Do-It-Yourself Alternative to Groupon

PeopleDeals combines customization and a lower-cost offer for social-media coupons. But will the tool be too time-consuming for the average small retailer to be practical?
Roundup: QR Code Tools
Online Marketing

Roundup: QR Code Tools

The quick-response code is the hipster marketing must-have of the moment. Here's a look at what you'll need to get started.
Review: Microsoft Office 365 for Small-Business Users in the Cloud
Office Tech

Review: Microsoft Office 365 for Small-Business Users in the Cloud

Our tech columnist reviews the new web-based portfolio of services designed for small companies.
BlackBerry's New Tablet Not Ready for Prime Time
Office Tech

BlackBerry's New Tablet Not Ready for Prime Time

RIM is set to release its Playbook next week, but the rollout could disappoint small-business users
A Blackberry Mobile Conferencing App for Small-Business Users
Mobile

A Blackberry Mobile Conferencing App for Small-Business Users

If you were thinking of ditching your BlackBerry, this new service isn't likely to make you change your mind.
Review: Skype Manager for Small-Business Call Services
Apps & Software

Review: Skype Manager for Small-Business Call Services

The popular calling service rolls out big-company features for smaller enterprises.
Review: An iPad Keyboard for Work on the Go
Office Tech

Review: An iPad Keyboard for Work on the Go

A look at the tyPad combo keyboard and cover for mobile business users.
A New Bluetooth Device Makes You Hands-Free Without the Hurt
Mobile

A New Bluetooth Device Makes You Hands-Free Without the Hurt

A new Bluetooth device from Bose makes you hands-free without the hurt
The Man Behind Google Docs on Opportunities in the Cloud
Apps & Software

The Man Behind Google Docs on Opportunities in the Cloud

How business owners can get the most from Web-based tools -- and how to pitch your business idea to Google.
Three Online Tax Resources for Small-Business Owners
Tax Center

Three Online Tax Resources for Small-Business Owners

Looking for ways to make Tax Day a little less painful? These websites might have what you need.
Need a Tech Upgrade? Eight Tools to Consider
Office Tech

Need a Tech Upgrade? Eight Tools to Consider

The recession hasn't put a crimp on technological innovation, and deals abound. Here are eight worthy contenders.
AppTank: An App-Developer Marketplace
Apps & Software

AppTank: An App-Developer Marketplace

Have app plans but need someone to build it? Here's an alternative to looking on Craigslist.
A Look at Three E-Mail Newsletter Tools
Tools & Services

A Look at Three E-Mail Newsletter Tools

If you're just starting with e-newsletters or need a change, here's a rundown of some options.
Tools for Keeping Track of Work Hours
Tools & Services

Tools for Keeping Track of Work Hours

We review three time-sheet apps that can help bosses and employees watch the clock.
A Look at Low-Cost Cameras Ready for Business
Office Tech

A Look at Low-Cost Cameras Ready for Business

A good camera can help you enhance everything from your social media profile to your product spec sheets.
Review: The HD Pro Webcam C910
Office Tech

Review: The HD Pro Webcam C910

Logitech's new HD Pro Webcam C910 lets you see the good, the bad and the weird mole on your client's face.
Review: Fuze Meeting
Apps & Software

Review: Fuze Meeting

Our tech columnist explores the pros and cons of this low-cost web conferencing tool, which rivals GoToMeeting.
Tomorrow's Small-Business Tech Tools
Office Tech

Tomorrow's Small-Business Tech Tools

Here's a look at three new gadgets that could raise your company's game.
Technology

Microsoft Office for Mac Gets an Update

Mac users get access to new e-mail and better PC integration with an updated version of Microsoft’s business software.

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