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Capture 5X More User Engagement with New Conversational Forms from QuestionPro — The Leader in Online Survey Software Trusted by the Biggest Financial Institutions

Capture 5X More User Engagement with New Conversational Forms from QuestionPro — The Leader in Online Survey Software Trusted by the Biggest Financial Institutions

In a Nutshell: Despite the links to consumer surveys at the bottom of every receipt and customer-facing email, it can be difficult to maintain engagement long enough to get actionable feedback. Experienced survey and analytics company, QuestionPro, is turning surveys and forms into insightful conversations with new Conversational Forms. Designed to look and feel like an interactive online chat, Conversational Forms receive five times the responses as traditional surveys by engaging... read more »

Robert Half — A Nearly 70-Year Legacy as the Leading Accounting & Finance Professionals Staffing Agency

Robert Half — A Nearly 70-Year Legacy as the Leading Accounting & Finance Professionals Staffing Agency

In a Nutshell: In today’s job market, employers face fierce competition when it comes to hiring and retaining top talent. Many companies rely on generic employment websites to connect with job seekers, but these resources inundate hiring managers with so many unqualified applicants, they often prove more trouble than they're worth. Rather than advertising jobs from hundreds of career fields, Robert Half streamlines the process by providing staffing services for the accounting and... read more »

LexisNexis’ Advanced Data Analysis Helps Improve How Banks Lend to Small Businesses Without Established Business Credit

LexisNexis’ Advanced Data Analysis Helps Improve How Banks Lend to Small Businesses Without Established Business Credit

In a Nutshell: Just as an individual generates a personal credit profile over the course of his or her financial life, so, too, does a small business. Unfortunately, building a commercial credit profile is much more difficult than building one as a consumer. Many small businesses can take five years or more to do so, making it nearly impossible for lenders to assess their credit risk and offer financing -- even if they want to. Data and risk analytics company LexisNexis Risk Solutions... read more »

Take the Conversation to the Next Level: Olark’s Live-Chat Features & Analytics Help Finance Bloggers Better Connect with Their Audience

Take the Conversation to the Next Level: Olark’s Live-Chat Features & Analytics Help Finance Bloggers Better Connect with Their Audience

In a Nutshell: The informal and often anecdotal nature of a finance blog helps make it a powerful venue for talking about a stressful and personal subject like finance. However, as writers working on a digital platform, it can be challenging for bloggers to form the all-important human connection with their readers. Live chat software company Olark is helping to change that by providing a simple, effective way to communicate with visitors and answer questions in real time. With a... read more »

How eMarketer’s In-Depth Research & Accurate Data Forecasts Became a Driving Force Behind Companies’ Marketing Decisions

How eMarketer’s In-Depth Research & Accurate Data Forecasts Became a Driving Force Behind Companies’ Marketing Decisions

In a Nutshell: The more information a company has, the better prepared it is to react to shifts in trends and strategies. For more than 20 years, eMarketer has been helping businesses stay ahead of the curve by producing the most in-depth digital marketing reports and forecasts for a variety of different industries. Recently, eMarketer created eMarketer Retail, a dedicated site for the retail industry, with the latest news and statistics on over 300 stores and establishments. Some of... read more »

Accountant-Free Invoicing Software: FreshBooks Provides a Simple Solution for Service-Based Small Business Owners

Accountant-Free Invoicing Software: FreshBooks Provides a Simple Solution for Service-Based Small Business Owners

In a Nutshell: Despite the wealth of accounting programs out there, for many years service-based small business owners were stuck using unwieldy or bloated software to meet their invoicing needs. That is, they were -- until one frustrated business owner took matters into his own hands and created FreshBooks. Today, the cloud-based accounting platform has been used by more than 10 million people to track time, generate and manage invoices, and even collect credit card or Apple Pay... read more »

“How to Build Business Credit” — 7 Expert Recommendations to Build Credit Fast

“How to Build Business Credit” — 7 Expert Recommendations to Build Credit Fast

My business is my passion and has been from the moment the idea for it popped into my head. Generally speaking, before a good idea can be implemented, it will require some financial backing to get it off the ground. I quickly realized when starting out that you really do have to spend money to make money, but the challenge was finding that money to spend. That's where I sought the help of any financial institution that would extend me business credit. While it was not always easy... read more »

Music to Your Ears: How Licensing Tunes Through ASCAP Can Help Keep Your Customers in the Buying Mood

Music to Your Ears: How Licensing Tunes Through ASCAP Can Help Keep Your Customers in the Buying Mood

In a Nutshell: Studies have illustrated the psychological effect of background music on consumers and how business owners can use it to influence buying habits. However, songwriters and music publishers need to be compensated for their work. That’s where the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers comes in. A professional membership organization run by songwriters and publishers that operates as a nonprofit, ASCAP distributes licenses to businesses who seek the legal... read more »

How Mindjet™ Mind Mapping Software Can Help You Improve Your Budget, Manage Projects & Simplify Business Planning

How Mindjet™ Mind Mapping Software Can Help You Improve Your Budget, Manage Projects & Simplify Business Planning

In a Nutshell: The mind is a messy place, and no two are quite alike. While great for invention and creativity, the differences in the way we think can make it difficult to communicate, especially when dealing with complex ideas. MindManager software from the Mindjet team at Corel goes well beyond mind mapping to help companies simplify planning and become better aligned. Allowing teams to collaboratively plan and manage projects, MindManager has an easy-to-use interface and... read more »

More Than Just a “To Do” List — Trello Helps Consumers and Businesses Stay Organized and On Top of Finances

More Than Just a “To Do” List — Trello Helps Consumers and Businesses Stay Organized and On Top of Finances

In a Nutshell: Trello is an online platform designed to help individuals and companies stay organized. From projects to finances, Trello’s boards are completely customizable to suit a wide array of needs. With the use of cards and lists, the help of plug-ins, and app integration, Trello provides a turnkey solution that allows users to simplify processes by keeping tasks in one centralized location. Signing up is free, but the platform also offers Gold and Business Class upgrades at... read more »