Free or low cost cloud services In your own website
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Cloud Services for Small Business
Free or low cost cloud services for your business operation
— Email: Google Apps email (FREE for less than 10 users, 7GB per user)
— CRM: Customer relationship management
- Would still have your salesperson keep you customer leads?
- An online hud of all your customer info
- Automatic following up over the sales cycle
Usually the CRM will have to team up with a powerful email platform
- ConstantContact (acquired Bantam Live, a cloud-based CRM provider)
- Mailchimp (Send up to 12,000 emails per month free)
— File backup & File Sharing
- Would you still believe that an external hard-drive is a safe?
- Advantages of Cloud-based solution: redundant power supplies, redundant data connections, environmental controls (e.g., air conditioning, fire suppression) and security devices.
- Recommend, Carbonite, GoodSync