• Growing trends in gardening

    It’s only 59 days until March 20, the first day of spring. Have you examined your garden yet to begin plans for improvement? Or, have you considered how your landscape might be updated to enhance your life? If not, then let me share what I’m reading about garden trends for 2018. First, gardening is on […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    IT Company’s Cloud-ready Transition Tied to Client Needs, Technology Trends

    James Farhat, CEO of Applications Consulting Training Solutions, an ISV and technology solution provider based in Jacksonville, Fla., spoke with Small Business Trends regarding his experience in becoming a cloud-ready IT company and in transitioning his clientele to the cloud. Farhat said that his company’s transition has evolved alongside the needs of his customers and changing […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Top Franchise Trends for 2013

    2013 could turn out to be a terrific year to enter the world of franchise business ownership.  If you’re thinking about exploring the idea of being your own boss, three things are in your favor if you decide to move forward. 1: Commercial Space Availability A lot of businesses have had to close their doors […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Top 5 Computer Trends We Expect at CES 2017

    The Consumer Electronics Show, the annual trade show, often lays the foundation for the coming year in technology. CES 2017, which officially gets under way on January 5 in Las Vegas, will certainly yield a lot of computer news, most of it from manufacturers reacting to Microsoft and Apple’s offerings from this year. We expect […]

  • COUPONS
    5 Trends in Coupon Marketing for 2013

    0The first time I heard about Groupon was from a small business owner — Surfy Rahman, co-owner of Indique Heights in Washington DC. in 2009. He mentioned it as a user and not as a business owner. Since then the coupon offers or Group-buying space has evolved a lot. The companies in this space that […]

  • NEWS
    Top Website and Website Design Trends for 2011

    Last year we published the Top Web Design Trends For Small Business in 2010 and as I reflect on the  Top Website and Website Design Trends for 2011, I know for certain that technology is moving so fast that many new technologies will probably be introduced by the time I finish this article! Websites as […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Top Web Design Trends For Small Business In 2010

    A website is a great branding and marketing tool for any small business. It is also essential for a business strategy to ensure its brand, location and products are  found in search engine listings. In 2009 it became easier to design your website. Businesses had the choice of do-it-yourself website builder’ tools or open source […]

  • COUPONS
    5 Trends in Coupon Marketing for 2013

    The first time I heard about Groupon was from a small business owner — Surfy Rahman, co-owner of Indique Heights in Washington DC. in 2009. He mentioned it as a user and not as a business owner. Since then the coupon offers or Group-buying space has evolved a lot. The companies in this space that […]

  • COUPONS
    5 Trends in Coupon Marketing for 2013

    0The first time I heard about Groupon was from a small business owner — Surfy Rahman, co-owner of Indique Heights in Washington DC. in 2009. He mentioned it as a user and not as a business owner. Since then the coupon offers or Group-buying space has evolved a lot. The companies in this space that […]

  • NEWS
    2016 Pinterest Trends – What’s Next This Year?

    Does Pinterest still matter? Once it was the dominant visual social media network. But now Instagram and a host of trendier platforms, like Periscope and Snapchat, have solidly dethroned Pinterest’s claim as the visual network du jour. But don’t count it out of your social media strategy just yet. Pinterest, like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, remains an important space for businesses to “nurture, maintain […]