Automation

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Vroom, the Startup That Aims to Be the Zappos of Online Car Buying, Raises $54 Million
Funding

Vroom, the Startup That Aims to Be the Zappos of Online Car Buying, Raises $54 Million

The company is trying to make buying a used car online as easy as buying a pair of shoes.
Kate Taylor
How an Automated Scheduling Tool Helped a Wellness Center Shape Up
The Fix

How an Automated Scheduling Tool Helped a Wellness Center Shape Up

After a health issue put the boss on extended leave, an alternative medicine and massage studio used a scheduling service to get back on track.
10 Marketing Automation Hacks All Businesses Should Be Using
Growth Strategies

10 Marketing Automation Hacks All Businesses Should Be Using

With a bit of creative problem-solving, you can come up with several techniques to boost your company's attention, acquisition, activation and retention rates.
Aaron Agius
Why You Should Constantly 'Fire' Yourself and Your Employees
Employee Management

Why You Should Constantly 'Fire' Yourself and Your Employees

With limited resources, your company doesn't have time for those tasks that can and should be automated or offloaded.
Andrew Cohen
4 Must-Have Ecommerce Automations
Ecommerce

4 Must-Have Ecommerce Automations

If you're selling something online, make your life easier with these tools.
Adam Callinan
This Handy Robot Holds a Pen and Writes Exactly Like You Do
Far Out Tech

This Handy Robot Holds a Pen and Writes Exactly Like You Do

No time to write out letters and thank you cards? Leave it to a bot named Bond.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
It Works for Sales. How to Set Up a Funnel for Hiring.
Hiring

It Works for Sales. How to Set Up a Funnel for Hiring.

Setting up this structure helps you sort through job candidates quickly and efficiently so that you can focus your attention on the most promising applicants.
Eric Siu
The Rise of the Robotic Co-Worker
Robots

The Rise of the Robotic Co-Worker

By assuming core processes in factories, labs, hospitals, offices, will machines make people irrelevant or unemployed? Consider this argument that humans partnered with such machines will give rise to efficiency, customer service and innovation.
Alastair Bathgate
4 Ways to Cut Down on the Hidden Costs of Sales
Sales

4 Ways to Cut Down on the Hidden Costs of Sales

Empower your salespeople by giving them the tools they need and removing the distractions they don't.
Chris Harrington
What Monsters Are Lurking in Your Team's Inboxes?
Email

What Monsters Are Lurking in Your Team's Inboxes?

Companies need not search through scary amounts of emails and attachments to find a valuable client communication.
Geoff Mcqueen
Why Your Medical Office Needs Up-to-Date Technology
Health Care

Why Your Medical Office Needs Up-to-Date Technology

Electronic records and online patient portals can boost efficiency and even spur more business.
John Knight
Unleash the Full Power of the Email Auto-Reply
Productivity

Unleash the Full Power of the Email Auto-Reply

Tap this shortcut's messaging potential. In concise prose, you can convey a lot about why people choose to do business with you.
Karen Lachtanski
Big Data

Why the Future of Retail Will Blow Your Mind

Merchants will merge shoppers' physical and digital worlds, bringing an online data-driven strategy to storefronts
Puneet Mehta
A Business Owner's Guide to a Stress-Free Summer Vacation
Vacations

A Business Owner's Guide to a Stress-Free Summer Vacation

You deserve a nice, long vacation. Here's what you should do to prepare before you depart.
Brian Barquilla