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Does Your Small Business Suffer From Technophobia? It Doesn’t Have To.
Jul 23rd, 2019
Technology isn't the boogey man -- it can actually help you improve customer relationships and business operations.
Why small businesses should not use enterprise software
Sep 16th, 2015
A while back I wrote about the difference between enterprise and small business software. If you didn’t read it, the basic summary is that enterpri...
Moving Upmarket: A concerning trend among software companies
Jun 29th, 2015
Everyone has used software that gets worse over time. This post tries to explain why it happens, and what you can do about it.
Buying your domain name via Namecheap.com
Aug 8th, 2013
When you're ready to buy your domain name, don't get confused by all of your options out there! We guide you through the steps to buying your domain name!
Setting up your email with Google Apps
Jul 31st, 2013
If you've only gotten started with Google Apps for Business, your next step is probably to set up your email. This guide will show you how to do just that!
Getting started with Google Apps for Business
Jul 24th, 2013
Google Apps for Business is an great tool for small and medium businesses: email, calendar, and cloud file storage. Our guide shows you how to get started!
Google Drive Overview
Jul 19th, 2013
Google Drive is a versatile tool that your business should probably be doing. We discuss each of the apps in Drive, and provide tutorials on each one!
Google Forms Tutorial
Jul 11th, 2013
Google Forms is an easy way to get the info you need the way you want it. This tutorial will outline creating a form and getting meaningful data from it.
Choosing the right domain name for your business
Jul 3rd, 2013
A breakdown on how to come up with the right domain name for your small business. You want to get your company on the web, so be sure to do it right!
Project Management Software Reviews
Jul 2nd, 2013
Choosing the right project management tool is an essential step for your business. We tested and reviewed tons of apps to help make your decision easier.
Trello Review: Card-Based Project Management
Jul 2nd, 2013
In this review, we'll explain what Trello is, how it works, and who should use it. It can be a great tool for the right team, but it has it's limitations.
Sync your iPhone with Google Gmail, Contacts and Calendar
Jun 10th, 2013
A step-by-step guide explaining how to sync your iPhone with Google, so you can use Gmail, Google Calendar, and Google Contacts on your phone. Easy as pie!
Sending verified emails through Amazon Simple Email Service with DKIM and PHPMailer
May 22nd, 2012
One of the most frustrating aspects of running Less Annoying CRM (and, I'd imagine, just about any website) is outgoing email. We try to be conserv...
Easier full text RSS feeds with FiveFilters.org
Feb 8th, 2011
Last week I talked about how to use Unsum.com to convert partial RSS feeds into full text feeds. While the Unsum method is very general and cust...
Customize RSS feeds with filters and full articles
Feb 1st, 2011
We've talked a few times in the past about how RSS feeds are a great way to keep track of a bunch of different online content in one co...
Gmail gets desktop notifications - HTML5 finally showing up in the wild
Jan 27th, 2011
If you use a web-based email client, you've probably received an email before that you didn't notice because there's not any kind of...
Transfer an existing Google AdWords or Analytics account to Google Apps for your domain
Jan 25th, 2011
Near the end of last year Google finally opened up the full slate of Google services to Google Apps for your domain users. If you had prev...
Updates to Mac Chrome application shortcuts and the iOS fullscreen webapp generator
Jan 18th, 2011
Today I just wanted to mention updates to two utilities we've posted previously.
How to save any file as a PDF with CutePDF
Jan 13th, 2011
I'll demonstrate how to use CutePDF to generate a pdf our of any file you can print.
Visualize your Google Analytics data in Google Docs with a motion chart
Jan 11th, 2011
One of the coolest features of Google Spreadsheets is the motion chart which helps visualization of multi-dimensional data.
Test, run, and share code online with Codepad.org
Dec 21st, 2010
Codepad.org can be an occasionally useful tool for development in a number of popular languages.
What can't you do in a web browser (yet)?
Dec 20th, 2010
As you may have heard, Google has been building a new operating system called Chrome OS. It's not finished yet, but they just sent out a num...
Optimize the "conversion rate" of the website for your bricks and mortar store
Dec 16th, 2010
When designing and optimizing just about any website, the conversion rate is one of the most important statistics to focus on.
How to submit a great bug report
Dec 15th, 2010
Yesterday Bracken wrote about how a Dropbox user was rewarded for submitting a detailed bug report to the company. This got me thinking about how...
Chrome Web Store Review - Browse tons of great web apps from one place
Dec 13th, 2010
Google just released a new online store called the Chrome Web Store.
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