14 Jan 2019

SMBs Optimistic About 2019

Our newest study reveals that 65 percent of businesses expect their sales to increase and 48 percent expect economic conditions to improve this year. When asked what were the biggest hindrances to growth over the past 12 months, lack of funding (30 percent), and not having enough people /resources to do more business (30 percent) were among the top reasons.


11 Jan 2019

Small Businesses Are Adopting More Cloud Services

Small and medium sized businesses continue to move more of their business functions to cloud-based services. Data from our recent Local Pulse Report™, shows a 180% increase in the usage of cloud-based technology over the past 3 years. Today, 42% of small businesses use at least one cloud-based service to help manage their business. This trend isn’t going to stop either. Thirty percent of businesses plan to invest more money in cloud-based tools over the next twelve months.


20 Aug 2018

Pantheon 2018 Recap

ServiceTitan, the industry-leading provider of field service management software for HVAC, electrical, garage door, and plumbing home service professionals, held its second annual user conference, Pantheon, last week in Los Angeles.


16 Jan 2018

SMALL BUSINESSES ARE OPTIMISTIC ABOUT 2018

We've just released the latest Local Pulse Report™, highlighting key small and medium sized small business trends. The newest study reveals that 63 percent of businesses expect their sales to increase this year.


14 DEC 2017

Mobile Payments- SMBs Struggle to Adopt Technology

For years, there has been a buzz about the game-changing mobile payment options on the horizon. Experts touted that it wasn’t a question of if, but rather a question of when.

As consumer usage of mobile devices continues to climb, so too has the demand for mobile payment options. More and more shoppers are turning to their smartphones and other mobile devices to pay for goods and services.


1 Sept 2017

International SME Study Available

We've released the 1st Edition of the United Kingdom Local Pulse Report™, highlighting key small and medium-sized enterprise marketing trends. The study reveals that 25% of SMEs have or plan to increase their marketing budgets over the next 12 months.