Keap announces new e-commerce capabilities to simplify the headache of running a small business and online store

Keap, a sales and marketing automation platform for small businesses, announced a new strategy to further streamline all the processes required by small businesses to run an e-commerce site.  The Chandler-based company has launched expanded e-commerce capabilities in its Pro and Max products — the company’s most popular and newest options. The new capabilities are … Read more

Trainual earns top ranking for small companies in AZCentral’s 2021 Top Workplaces

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Trainual, the Scottsdale-based SaaS company that changes the way small businesses onboard and train new hires, was named a top workplace in Arizona by AZCentral. Trainual ranked no. 1 in the small company category, in part due to its commitment to build an exceptional workplace, culture and employee experience. Over the last year, the company … Read more

GoDaddy sits on sideline for Super Bowl 50

So long Super Bowl 50, there will be no pumped up Danika Patrick, Jean Claude Van Dam doing the splits in mid-air or a supermodel making out with a geek. GoDaddy, the world’s largest domain registrar, will put their game day commercials on the sidelines- the first time since 2005, according to AdAge. Elizabeth Driscoll Vice President, … Read more

FreshLime for home services professionals expands to Phoenix –interview with CEO Jay Bean

When it comes to choosing marketing platforms to grow ones’ home service business, those that aren’t tech savvy may struggle and rely on businesses such as Angie’s List, Amazon or Home Advisor to do their marketing for them. As a result, the owner may lose out on building a customer base. [youtube]https://youtu.be/k65HaoiR650[/youtube]   Utah-based FreshLime, … Read more

GoDaddy acquired public cloud customer base of Apptix for $22.5M

Apptix, a business communication and security solution for mid-market and enterprise customers, cashed a $22.5 million check from GoDaddy for the purchase of their direct public and multi-tenant cloud customer base. Chris Damvakaris, VP of Sales and Business Development, said that Apptix is moving away from email services and was looking for a longer term solution … Read more

Ryver takes aim at Slack, launches free team communication platform

Ryver, a team communication software platform, is looking to make their mark in the team collaboration tool market and have their crosshairs on Slack. Ryver came out of beta last week and released their product for all to use for free. While the company plans to convert Slack users, they are also targeting small businesses that use … Read more

Infusionsoft attracts new CPO from Silicon Valley

Infusionsoft, the leading sales and marketing software for small businesses, added Chief Product Officer (CPO) to their executive team and attracted former executive of Intuit Terry Hicks to fill its shoes. “One of the reason I joined Infusionsoft is because the team here is so passionate about small businesses and uses this passion to help … Read more

Creating a delightful customer experience – Interview with Elizabeth Pitt, Chief Customer Officer

Delightful, is the sentiment Infusionsoft wants their customers to feel when they interact with their team members. Elizabeth Pitt, recently appointed to Chief Customer Officer at Infusionsoft, oversees roughly 200 employees hyper-focused on a positive customer experience. She is also in the process of hiring up to 60 more people by the end of the … Read more