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Websites for Small Business Steve Holt, Director of Instructional Technology Center & Web Services
Communicating w/ customers ing your customers with product promotions, tips & tricks, etc Group text messaging Software-free, online video messaging service Online video conferencing
Saving money Dont buy that expensive software just to create files you need, convert it! Office 2007 PDF plugin Acrobat is expensive, so create PDFs for free with Office Send large files via for free (100 MB) Freeware and shareware
Saving money Make calls to anywhere
Traveling smart Look for free WIFI spots around the country They monitor your flights for you They predict if ticket prices are going to go up or down ATM locator
Get information Let Google monitor key words for you and theyll notify you via Find zip codes Find area codes Text (googl) for anything
Managing finances Manage your business finances online. Allow multiple locations to use it. Free service to manage your finances, consolidate all your online finance accounts, track your investments, manage your bills, manage your budget
Get Help Free tech support for your technology problems Free online calculators for just about anything Look for others that might be doing the same thing that you are doing
Increasing productivity Watch tutorials, learn something new, get help Dont waste time on the phone Connect remotely to your computers Collaborate together
Be conscious Get rid of stuff you dont want, find stuff you need… for free!
Protect yourself Free online file storage It only works for 10 min. Find out where your employees are
Make money Ads get placed on your website by Google and you get $ every time someone clicks on them Google creates an ad for your business and places it on other websites
Market with social media Video speaks louder than words Use the fan pages feature to connect with your customers (apps for your page) Real-time updates for your customers and supporters. Use as a help-line.
Social media inside Allow your employees to collaborate and share Allow your employees to collaborate and share a little bit more