Small Business Technology

From POS and CRM to project management and accounting, we share the tools that help advance businesses and streamline tasks for retailers and interior designers

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Image by talha khalil from Pixabay

3 Newsletter Platforms to Reach More Customers

Today’s email marketing platforms are more advanced than ever before. With retargeting, automated communications and e-commerce integration, retailers and designers alike can stay in front of their…

Alibaba.com: How to Succeed in the Global B2B E-commerce Marketplace

It’s been an amazing year for the construction and remodeling industries in terms of demand. COVID-19 had a huge impact on the volume of business, as well as where and how materials and products were…
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3 Web Chat Services for Your Home Design Business

Adding a chat feature to a store website is a simple way to stay in contact with customers, quickly answer questions and even close sales. When COVID-19 sent retail sales staffs off the sales floor…

STORIS, Tools2Win Announce Partnership and Integration

STORIS and Tools2Win have partnered to provide retailers using STORIS’ Unified Commerce Solution the ability to send key data to the Tools2Win Analytical Platform. Tools2Win includes merchandising,…
Buying furniture online
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Design Trade Service: A One-Stop Shop for Online Furniture Shopping

One of the challenges throughout this COVID-19 year has been connecting with manufacturers for the furniture, lighting and other decor needed to complete interior design projects. Attending markets…
Houzz Pro 3D Floor Planner tool
The 3D models include cabinetry, appliances, islands, drawers, sinks and faucets.

Houzz Adds New Kitchen Features to Houzz Pro 3D Floor Planner

Houzz Inc., the leading platform for home remodeling and design, today introduced new 3D Floor Planner kitchen features for Houzz Pro, the all-in-one business management and marketing solution for…
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Photo by Dmitry Mashkin on Unsplash

A Look Inside Clubhouse

If you’re on social media, you’ve probably heard talk of Clubhouse. This invite-only social networking app hit the scene in April 2020, and as the COVID-19 pandemic picked up, so did its membership.…
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Image by TheDigitalWay from Pixabay

6 Steps to Protecting Your Customer's Information

When data breaches hit large retailers, such as Target, we hear about it. Smaller businesses can have even more challenges when it comes to data security. As a retailer, it’s likely you accept credit…
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Photo by Christiann Koepke on Unsplash

3 Payment Platforms for Retailers and Designers

In an environment where cash may not be exchanging hands and checks can require the extra step of going to a bank, not to mention the convenience of credit cards for clients and customers on big-…
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Image by antonbe from Pixabay

4 Tips For Using TikTok in Your Design or Retail Business

TikTok is a platform that celebrates creators. From amateur dancers recreating 15-second dances to amateur chefs folding a tortilla into quadrants, the video platform gives anyone and everyone an…