Friendbuy: Referral Programs, Referral Tracking, and Referral Campaign Optimization

Someone asked me tonight about what billing system that I was using. I’ve been a Freshbooks user for about a decade and love it, so I wanted to see if they had any kind of referral system where I might get a couple bucks or a free month or something. Sure enough, when I logged into my account, they had a great referral page that allowed me to directly invite someone via email, send them

Grow: Build The Ultimate Internet Marketing Dashboard

We’re big fans of visual performance indicators. Currently, we automate monthly executive reports to our clients and, within our office, we have a large screen that displays a real-time dashboard of all our clients’ internet marketing key performance indicators. It’s been a great tool – always letting us know which clients are getting superior results and which ones have an opportunity for improvement. While we currently use Geckoboard, there are a couple of limitations we’re

Converge: Integrated Cloud CRM for SMB

Customer Relationship Management systems are one of those necessary evils… unless they’re developed well. If it’s a difficult system, it requires the company to inconvenience its employees, it requires too much time and energy, and doesn’t provide you with actionable advice. Newer CRM systems are now emerging that are closely tailoring them to the internal processes that sales and marketing teams are taking. Converge defines itself as a powerful, yet simple cloud CRM for small

Zapier: Workflow Automation for Business

I never realized that I’d have to wait 6 years before we’d begin seeing applications that intelligently visualized application programming interfaces… but we’re finally getting there. Yahoo! Pipes launched in 2007 and had some connectors for manipulating and connecting systems, but it lacked integration with plethora of web services and APIs that were exploding across the web. Zapier is nailing it… enabling you to automate tasks between online services – currently 181! Zapier is for