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37 Marketing Tools to Spy on Your Competitors

Be the James Bond of the web with these tools that can give you a leg up on the competition.

Tools to Keep Remote Employees Motivated and Productive

As more employees work from home or places other than your office, consider these services to help you keep everyone on the same page.

Intuit Updates QuickBooks Online Accounting Tool With Customizable Features Aimed at Small Businesses

The popular web-based program now supports payment and payroll integration, and CRM services.

Smart Diapers, a Lie Detector in Your Mouth and Elon Musk's Crazy-Fast Way to Travel

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'

As Social Media Becomes More Visual, a Tool for Analyzing Image Engagement

Curalate uses image recognition software to give marketers more insight into their Instagram and Pinterest posts.

Good Marketing Move: Apple to Offer Trade-In Discount for Third-Party Chargers

The offer comes after faulty chargers were blamed for one death and one hospitalization in China.

4 Tools That Take the Pain Out of Managing Payroll

If managing payroll eats up too much of your time these apps and services can help simplify the process.

Will Google's Chromecast Revolutionize Your Living Room -- and Conference Room?

The new device lets you view all types of content from any internet-connected device on your TV.

4 Tools to Help Protect Your Online Privacy

If identity theft and government requests for information are making you think twice about the virtual tracks you're creating, consider one of these options for masking your movements online.

Xbox One a Serious Business Tool? Nice Try, Microsoft

Microsoft makes a far-fetched pitch to small businesses by calling its new gaming console a presentation tool.

4 Easy Tools for Cleaning Up Your Email Inbox

Here's how you can simplify the process and reduce the stress and frustration of an unruly email account.

Google's Popular Reader App Is Dead, So Use These Alternatives Instead

Digg Reader and Feedly are two alternatives to Google Reader.

Tax Time Bruises Still Hurt? 3 Accounting Habits to Implement Now

With this year's tax season happily in your rearview, now's the time to make your next tax time easier. Here are some tips.

What's in Your Backpack? 6 Must-Have Items Every Young Entrepreneur Should Have at the Ready

Between class assignments and expense reports, you likely have a lot on your mind. Faced with a similar predicament, here's how college trep Sarah Haselkorn keeps everything in order.

3 Content Aggregation Tools for Social Media Marketing

With these tools, you can turn customer-generated social content into marketing for your business.

3 Web Tools for Managing Employees Who Work From Home

These web apps can help you know if your remote workers are on task or slacking off.

3 Simple and Creative Alternatives to Using PowerPoint for Presentations

Consider these options for making creative and inspiring presentations.

Questions About Health Reforms? Ask the SBA

The agency has trained partners and employees to guide businesses through the upcoming health care reforms.

3 Tiny, Ultra-Affordable Computing Options for Business

Think the Raspberry Pi is the only computer unit that costs less than $100? Consider these alternatives.

3 Apps to Help You Write a Marketing Plan

These tools can help you figure out your needs, understand your competition and develop a cost-effective marketing strategy.

11 Google Products and Services You Might Not Know Exist

Google is more than just a search engine and cloud service provider.

SBA Debuts New Market Research Tool for Small Business

Learning where your competitors are and how you stack up against them has never been easier thanks to a new tool from the SBA.

The Best Digital Handwriting Tools for Businesses

If you're looking for an app or stylus to digitally capture handwritten notes and drawings, we've found several options.

3 Online Resources for Getting Expert Startup Advice

Can't afford to have an attorney on speed dial? Don't worry, help is just a click away.

How to Boost Productivity With 'Social Bookmarking' Tools

A look at the services to consider, plus tips for making the most of them for your business.

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