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.
Why Budget-Watching Business Owners Should Give the Latest Quicken a Look
Technology

Why Budget-Watching Business Owners Should Give the Latest Quicken a Look

While not a major overhaul, upgrades to this popular financial software can help users plan spending and reduce debt.
Need Cash Fast? Pawngo Can Help
Finance

Need Cash Fast? Pawngo Can Help

When banks aren't lending, entrepreneurs are increasingly turning to online pawn shops like this one.
Top 10 Presentation Tools
Technology

Top 10 Presentation Tools

What you need to make your big idea look huge.
Five Easy Tools to Build a Website
Technology

Five Easy Tools to Build a Website

You don't have to be a techie to build a website for your business. Here are five affordable resources to get started.
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Is Google Wallet the Next Step in Mobile Payments?
Technology

Is Google Wallet the Next Step in Mobile Payments?

New 'contactless' mobile payment app might be ahead of its time, especially for small businesses.
Startup Turns Your Tablet Into a Point-of-Sale System
Starting a Business

Startup Turns Your Tablet Into a Point-of-Sale System

Own Point of Sale offers cafes and coffee shops a way to ring up sales in the cloud.
Tablet Options for Startups
Technology

Tablet Options for Startups

Here's what to expect from the Apple iPad 2, Motorola Xoom, Viewsonic Viewpad 10, and Blackberry Playbook.
Big Banks Make Online Payments Easier for Business Owners
Finance

Big Banks Make Online Payments Easier for Business Owners

Here's a look at the range online business-banking tools from the major U.S. banks.
Monitors That Pull Double-Duty for Marketing
Marketing

Monitors That Pull Double-Duty for Marketing

Monitors can be repurposed as interactive marketing kiosks, allowing your customers to see for themselves just how innovative you are. Here are three of the sharpest.
The Kindle Fire Fuels Tablet Wars
Technology

The Kindle Fire Fuels Tablet Wars

With the retail firepower of its Silk 'split' browser, the Kindle Fire could be a barn-burner for Amazon.
How to Protect Your Business from Malware in Custom Apps
Technology

How to Protect Your Business from Malware in Custom Apps

An expanding network of cybercriminals is taking aim at the hidden flaws lurking inside the custom-created apps on your company's website. Here's how to safeguard application security for your customers -- and your business.
Car Forward: Gadgets and Apps for Business Owners On the Go
Technology

Car Forward: Gadgets and Apps for Business Owners On the Go

Thanks to better mobile networks, a new generation of touch- and voice-enabled products and fresh interest from profit-starved automakers, the vehicles we drive to work every day are becoming the places we do work every day.
New Options in Home Office Furniture
Starting a Business

New Options in Home Office Furniture

We explored the hidden corners of the market for higher-end office furnishings. Here are our picks for the right mix for your home workspace.
Mindjet Connect Helps Small Businesses Visualize and Manage Projects
Technology

Mindjet Connect Helps Small Businesses Visualize and Manage Projects

When a to-do list just won't cut it anymore, this Web-based tool helps you organize and visualize the tasks required to fulfill projects.
An Inside Look at Cloud-Based Microsoft Office 365
Technology

An Inside Look at Cloud-Based Microsoft Office 365

Our columnist gets the skinny on on Microsoft's 'cloudification' of software and what it could mean for your business.