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4 Innovative, Nontraditional Funding Ideas for Small Business

4 Innovative, Nontraditional Funding Ideas for Small Business

Whether you are starting a new business or looking to expand your existing offer by adding a new product line or simply expanding your space, funding will be a crucial part of your endeavor. And sure, you can look for investors or get a bank loan, but you may also look at more innovative ways to raise your funds. To help you in that process, here...

5 Resources for Marketing Your Small Business

5 Resources for Marketing Your Small Business

Marketing your small business can be tough. After all, you didn’t enter the league of entrepreneurs because of your marketing expertise, but because you had a great idea that you’d just love to present to your customers. Which brings up the next question: how do you let potential customers know about your business? That’s where...

How Small Businesses Can Leverage the Power of Crowdfunding

How Small Businesses Can Leverage the Power of Crowdfunding

Quick question: what is or was the most difficult part of starting and growing your small business? We’d venture the guess that more often than not, the answer to that question is “getting the money.” You don’t have to watch Shark Tank to realize just how difficult it can be to get investors for a great idea, especially...

Customize Your Contact Dashboard view with BIGContacts CRM

Customize Your Contact Dashboard view with BIGContacts CRM

As you already know, BigContacts offers a unique Contact Dashboard that allows you to easily capture and store all communications with your customers and prospects; including notes, calls, meetings, tasks, files, photos, sales opportunities PLUS all email communication — all from one screen/view! We now have three new features that we think will...

5 Ways to Develop Prospects for Small Business

5 Ways to Develop Prospects for Small Business

In the digital market, there are many vendors vying for the same customers. As web offerings increase, but the potential customer base essentially stagnates, or at best, grows more slowly than the products and services offered, it will become increasingly difficult to find new prospects. To stand out from the crowd, your business has to do more...

How to Organize Your Small Business with CRM Software

How to Organize Your Small Business with CRM Software

Often, the biggest difference between small and large companies can boil down to a few indicators: budget, manpower and organization. The first and second are based on revenue; a business with 5 employees won’t ever make as much profit as one with 2,000, and its budget – marketing or otherwise – along with its ability to hire...

5 Ways to Develop Prospects for Small Business

3 Reasons Every Small Business Needs CRM Software

As a small business owner or manager, you only have limited funds available to market your products. And too often, small businesses like yours choose to invest in more immediate promotional opportunities, thinking that they are better served getting the word out about a current promotion or new product than spending it on something less...

Connect Webforms, Surveys & More to Your BIGContacts CRM Account

Connect Webforms, Surveys & More to Your BIGContacts CRM Account

For years, we’ve offered our customers the ability to connect their existing webforms to their BigContacts account.  While our webform connector allows for a great deal of customization, it requires that you know someone with a basic knowledge of HTML.  They insert some HTML code into your webform and use a special webform URL and key to...