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Brent Leary
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In Indonesia, startup company Ruma is making slow but sure progress in connecting people to the Internet for the first time. But there is a long way to go. Here are some other apps aimed at helping people get more value out of their mobile phones.
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My two cents on Sprinklr's acquisition of Get Satisfaction and what it means for their Experience Cloud
On the heels of last week’s announcement of a new $46 million round of funding (that put the valuation of the company in the billion dollar category), social media management platform Sprinklr announc
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Latest +Small Business Trends convo with +Vibes (mobile marketing platform ) VP of Marketing Mark Tack:

"Our clients have been most excited about the non-payment opportunity and how marketers can leverage these apps [Apple Passbook and Google Wallet] that come pre-installed on the phone, to engage with their customers. And we’re starting to see the market identify this as a new marketing channel".
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If you wanted to explain the dilemma of privacy versus security to a curious relative, the Protecting Cyber Networks Act would be a good place to start.
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Really enjoyed this week's +Small Business Trends  convo with the CEO of Wet Shave Club. He shares how he took $4,000 and bought WetShaveClub.com - a site that was only making $300 a month - and turned it into a business with revenues of $350,000 and 1500 customers in less than a year's time.
Sometimes a person who has a good business idea isn’t able to translate it into a successful busines...
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I give my 2 cents on +Zoho 's latest business app, and how it will impact its CRM customers.
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Latest +Small Business Trends convo featuring +Zapier  CEO +Wade Foster 
With all of us relying on more and more apps to do business today, it gets complicated to get things...
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I'm a crm industry analyst, advisor, author, speaker and  blogger. I'm a co-founder and Partner of CRM Essentials LLC, an Atlanta based CRM advisory firm covering tools and strategies for improving business relationships.

I was recognized by InsideCRM as one of 2007's 25 most influential industry leaders, and also a past recipient of CRM Magazine's Most Influential Leader Award. I serve on the national board of the CRM Association, and as a subject matter expert for the Small Business Technology Task Force. He's been quoted in several national business publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek and Entrepreneur magazine.

In 2009 I co-authored Barack 2.0: Social Media Lessons for Small Business. I write regular online columns for Inc. and Black Enterprise magazines, as well as for popular business sites including American Express OPEN Forum.

I host and produce the "Technology For Business $ake" Internet radio program. My blog can be found at http://BrentLeary.com. You can find me on Twitter at http://twitter.com/brentleary.

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  • University of Delaware
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