As technology advances and becomes the core of numerous fields, more and more small businesses are now depending on it in to manage expenses, enhance efficiency, improve performance and grow profitability. According to 2015’s SMB Routes to Market Study by SMB Group, 29% of all small businesses view tech as helping them to enhance results substantially.
However, keeping up with the rapid pace of technological advancements can be a burden for most business owners, who are already tasked with numerous things in order to keep their companies afloat.
That said, we have created a list of technology categories that business ought to incorporate as principle applications in this day and age.
Exponential Growth Makes Mobile an Essential Technology
It’s safe to say that no other technology has gained such a huge adoption or grown faster than mobile. In 2016 alone, more than 6 billion individuals globally used at least one mobile gadget, a number that’s expected to reach the borders of 7 billion by 2020.
This makes mobile a ‘must have’ technology in this day and age and both budding and existing companies need to incorporate its use in four ways:
- Web Design
- Use of all-in-one devices
Mobile Friendly Sites
With more and more individuals using smartphones and tablets to access the internet, small companies can no longer afford to overlook creating mobile-friendly versions of their sites. This is important for two reasons:
1. Search engines tend to reward mobile-friendly sires with an increase in ranking at the results pages.
2. Firms that don’t have a mobile version of their site are likely to lose business as consumers opt for those that do.
Mobile payments utilization has been on the rise in the past decade. As such, it makes complete sense for businesses to incorporate …Continue reading