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

Computer code
(Photo: Unsplash user Clément H)

4 Signs It’s Time to Find a New Web Host

With the rise of e-commerce and the need for businesses to have a strong online presence, it’s now more important than ever to have a website that functions smoothly. A key factor in your website’s…
Computer with the word security on it
Photo: Pexels

3 Ways to Protect Your Customer Data from Hackers

It might as well have been a plot in a movie. Yesterday, CBS-affiliate WCAX reported that Vermont-based Wendell's Furniture had been the victim of a ransomware attack, an attack in which software…
Calculator on wooden table
Photo: Pexels

The E-Commerce Numbers And What They Mean for Furniture/Lighting Retailers

Sell online? Great, online retail is up, especially in the home improvement industry. Don't sell online?  You still need to know the latest e-commerce numbers and what they mean for your business.…

Baker Interiors Group Partners with MicroD for Creation of Its 3D Product Catalog

MicroD LLC, the leading provider of 3D product visualization solutions for the home furnishings industry, today announced that Baker Interiors Group has selected MicroD's OmniVueXR Services to create…

Wayfair Is Opening An Outlet: What That Means for Retailers

Who said retail is dead? While retail is certainly going through some changes, retailers of all types still see some benefit in the brick-and-mortar experience. Just look at Amazon. After putting big…
laptop with sofa product image
(Photo: Igor Miske)

How to Improve Your Website Speed

Last month, Google unveiled its new “Speed Update” ranking algorithm, which uses page loading speeds on mobile as a ranking factor. Google has used page speed as a ranking factor on desktop for some…
writing email on laptop
(Photo: Pexels)

5 Ways to Grow Your Email List

According to research from Campaign Monitor, you’re six times more likely to get a click-through from an email campaign than from a tweet. If you approach it right, your email marketing efforts can…

Twin Star Home on Younger Consumers and Virtual Reality

Penn & Teller and David Copperfield may be hot tickets in Vegas, but they’re not the only pros with a few tricks up their sleeves here this week. The executives at Twin Star Home have come to Las…
Blog writer sitting crosslegged on bed and writing on laptop
Photo: Pexels

5 Editing Tips for Blog Writers

When most blog writers finish a post, they feel a sense of relief coupled with dread. Sure, the writing may be finished, but now it's time to edit. After pouring so much hard work into writing a good…

How Augmented Reality Is Fueling Online Sales at Houzz

Augmented reality (AR) has shown it has the power to influence shoppers, and now Houzz has its own numbers to back that up. During his keynote address at Internet Retailer Conference + Exhibition…