Need tech help at your small business? Seven questions for Alyssa Fitzpatrick

By Rieva Lesonsky Technology evolves so quickly these days, it’s near impossible for small business owners to keep up. But we have no choice—technology makes us smarter, more productive, more efficient and more competitive. One of the easiest ways to keep current is working with people who do technology for a living. I talked to Alyssa Fitzpatrick, General Manager, Worldwide[…]

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4 Ways Small Businesses Can Adopt Technology

Many small business owners are still shying away from the advances in technology, uncertain of how to utilize it and overwhelmed by the cost and abundance of tools at their fingertips. As customer demands evolve, technology becomes an essential tool that can give entrepreneurs an edge in today’s accelerating small business landscape. As you develop a tech adoption strategy –remember[…]

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Tech Firms Move to Put Ethical Guard Rails Around AI

One day last summer, Microsoft’s director of artificial intelligence research, Eric Horvitz, activated the Autopilot function of his Tesla sedan. The car steered itself down a curving road near Microsoft’s campus in Redmond, Washington, freeing his mind to better focus on a call with a nonprofit he had cofounded around the ethics and governance of AI. Then, he says, Tesla’s[…]

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Tips on How to Stay Top of Mind

Marketing Podcast with John HallPodcast Transcript My guest for this week’s episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is John Hall. John is the CEO and co-founder of Influence & Co. and the author of  Top of Mind: Use Content to Unleash Your Influence and Engage Those Who Matter To You. He and I discuss the world of content and how it is[…]

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