ShiftPlanning, today's Coolhead Tech featured business app, alleviates scheduling headaches by providing a centralized, easy-to-use platform. ShiftPlanning offers a web-based system to help employers schedule and coordinate their workforce. The software is already used by companies in more than 60 countries, including franchises of Days Inn, T-Mobile and Subway.
Do you rely on the collaboration tools, convenience and cost savings of the cloud? Do you care about your business's security?
As more Central Texas businesses turn to Coolhead Tech's cloud-based business solutions, security is a concern raised more and more frequently. Today's featured Coolhead Tech business apps partner is CloudLock, the cloud data security company that manages businesses data on-site and in the cloud.
Google Plus is a social networking site designed to compete with Twitter and Facebook. Several reviews have recognized that Google Plus offers many of the social media benefits all rolled into one package. Additionally, Google Plus has the added benefit of being able to integrate many of the Google services that we are already dependent on with added personalization and flexibility. Read More
Does your business invest in regular backups?
More and more Central Texas businesses have important documents, server settings and other critical digital information stored in cloud applications such as Salesforce and Google Apps.
If you’re tracking monetary return on investment (ROI) as the sole criterion to determine if your marketing programs are working, you could be missing a big part of the picture. No longer does ROI stand only for "return on investment." Today, ROI also stands for return on impression, which encompasses two primary values — a hard metric and a soft metric. Together, those two values are far more powerful for measuring marketing performance Read more
What is inbound marketing?
Any Central Texas business seeking to establish itself online has to understand inbound marketing. One of the best things about working at Coolhead Tech is that I get to sit in on some of the great training available over at Hubspot Academy, where inbound marketing is a hot topic.
Much of the available career transition rhetoric focuses upon how to create a powerful resume, develop a social media presence, get an interview, convince the hiring officials that you are “the one” and be savvy enough to outwit the competition. Yet, there’s so much more to creating a winning strategy that taps into our presence, personal empowerment, energy, and authenticity. Read More
Last week I wrote about 8 reasons why LinkedIn is a better social media platform to focus on for your small business. If you’ve been convinced to give LinkedIn priority in your social media strategy, you might be wondering what areas you should be focusing on. LinkedIn offers a lot of opportunities to display information and interact with others, but which ones are best? How should you go about getting the most out of your LinkedIn profile? Read More
“Well crafted email content is the key to email marketing success.” That may sound like an understatement but it is the absolute truth. According to Responsys, email marketing by the retail industry grew by 19% in 2012. The single biggest email marketing day came on Cyber Monday with 93% of retailers sending out a promotional email. Email marketing is no doubt flourishing for retail brands – Which brings up the subject of email content and best practices… Read More.