Andre Smith

About Andre Smith

An Internet, Marketing and E-Commerce specialist with several years of experience in the industry. He has watched as the world of online business has grown and adapted to new technologies, and he has made it his mission to help keep businesses informed and up to date.

fintech, startup, SMB, small and midsize business, lending, banking

Fintech Startups Look To Displace Banks In The SMB Lending Market

29-Jan-2018 | Andre Smith

Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S. economy. They are responsible for almost half of the jobs in the country and have created a greater share of new jobs than any other business sector in re

The Promise And The Peril Of Blockchain

16-Jan-2018 | Andre Smith

This past year has seen the integration of blockchain technologies into businesses around the globe. Serious technology professionals regard the technology as a great leap forward for distributed comp

marketing, marketing strategy, SMB, small and midsize businesses

Essential Steps For SMBs To Maximize Marketing ROI

29-Dec-2017 | Andre Smith

Small and midsize businesses (SMBs) must overcome plenty of hurdles to compete in the global digital marketplace. One common challenge is in trying to develop and maintain effective digital marketing

Small Business Technology Trends In 2017

29-Dec-2017 | Andre Smith

[no_syndicate_info][/no_syndicate_info] 2017 was an interesting year for small businesses, as there have been a variety of different software platforms and different forms converged through data i

risk, GDPR, security

How Governments And Industry Respond To Digital Risk

13-Dec-2017 | Andre Smith

The rush to digitalization around the world has come with a great amount of risk. The risk has been shared by private industry and governments alike, as news of data breaches and hacker attacks have m

mobile apps, SMB, SME, small business, digital transformation, digitalization

For SMBs, The Time For A Custom App Is Now

30-Nov-2017 | Andre Smith

For years, small and midsize businesses have played catch-up with their larger corporate counterparts in the rush into digital marketing and sales. As it was with traditional avenues of business, the

How Technology Enhances The Customer Experience

7-Nov-2017 | Andre Smith

Consumer interaction is at the forefront of technology as e-commerce and other advances make purchasing easier in brick-and-mortar stores as well as quicker and safer online. Consumers are no longer

Why Small Businesses Should Prepare For 2020

25-Sep-2017 | Andre Smith

The Internet is still flooded with articles like "Small Business Trends of 2017" and "What Small Business Trends Will Dominate 2018," but no one is really writing about big things poised to happen in

e-commerce, retail, customer engagement

Why Customers Love Online Shopping And How You Can Take Advantage Of It

14-Sep-2017 | Andre Smith

It's no secret that consumers are flocking to online stores in droves. The retail industry is struggling and projected to continue doing so, as online shopping continues to grow. It's essential for re

data encryption, collaboration, VDR, virtual data room

5 Ways Virtual Data Rooms Benefit SMBs

27-Jul-2017 | Andre Smith

The Internet's technological advances have empowered individuals and businesses like few other inventions since the dawn of time. Physical realities have transformed into virtual realities; physical r