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Solution Spotlight: Google’s Most Popular Product Management Software Explained

By Deeksha Malik, 24 April 2018

In GetApp's Solution Spotlight series, we explain which software is at the top of Google's search engine results and how it can meet your specific needs. To identify the systems featured here, we entered the term "product management software" in Google in March 2018 in an incognito window with the location set to the U.S. The first five solutions on the first page of Google's results are described here in alphabetical order. New product management software should speed up workflows and boost efficiency. However—if you adopt a tool that doesn't fit well with your existing processes, it could have the opposite effect. You risk causing confusion among stakeholders and low adoption rates among users, which will ultimately lead to missed deadlines and the potential for scope creep. (more…)


5 Social Media Marketing Apps for Restaurant Owners

By Rhiân Davies, 19 April 2018

This article was originally published on 09/14/2015 and has been updated with relevant apps, features, and pricing information. Restaurants aren't doing enough to market their businesses online—in fact, 71 percent of global restaurants believe they could be doing more to promote their businesses online. And simply having a presence across the various social media platforms won't generate more customers if you're not sure where or how to target your marketing efforts. (more…)


Solution Spotlight: Google’s Most Popular Bug Tracking Software Explained

By Gitanjali Maria, 14 April 2018

In GetApp's Solution Spotlight series, we explain which software is at the top of Google's search engine results and how each can meet your specific needs. To identify the systems featured here, we entered the term "bug tracking software" in Google during the week of March 20 in an incognito window with the location set to the U.S. The first five solutions on Google's results, including those listed in the carousel, are described here in alphabetical order. There are anywhere from 15 to 50 bugs in every 1,000 lines of code, according to Steve McConnell, software developer and author of popular coding handbook "Code Complete." Software applications are built on several thousands of lines of code. Without a dedicated system to capture and fix all the bugs that are lurking within, you risk launching a product that is full of glitches and consequently losing customers, along with your foothold in the market. (more…)


Solution Spotlight: Google’s Most Popular Pest Control Software Explained

By Deeksha Malik, 6 April 2018

In GetApp's Solution Spotlight series, we explain which software is at the top of Google's search engine results and how each can meet your specific needs. To identify the systems featured here, we entered the term "pest control software" in Google the week of February 2, 2018, in an incognito window with the location set to the U.S. The first five solutions on the first page of Google's results are described here in alphabetical order. Managing a pest control business is no easy feat, especially if you have to switch between administrative tasks such as generating invoices, scheduling jobs, tracking chemicals, and monitoring technicians—all while keeping your customers happy and satisfied. If you're feeling bogged down by these pesky administrative tasks, and your clients are slipping through cracks, you need pest control software to pick up the slack. Once you've decided to automate your business, the next step is to start looking for pest control software systems that are popular on the web. You might notice that, when it comes to a niche business category such as pest control, there is a shortage of sources that sum up all the information you need to consider. Don't worry though—we're here to help. (more…)


Solution Spotlight: Google’s Most Popular Courier Software Explained

By Abhishek Singh, 5 April 2018

In GetApp's Solution Spotlight series, we explain which software is at the top of Google's search engine results and how each can meet your specific needs. To identify the solutions featured here, we entered the term “courier software" in Google during the week of February 1, 2018, in an incognito window with the location set to the U.S. The first five solutions on the first page of Google's results are described here in alphabetical order. Courier software plays a mission-critical role in both customer service and logistics management for parcel delivery and fleet management businesses. It helps these businesses address three key challenges: Customers wanting real-time updates on their orders. Logistics managers seeking to continuously optimize order delivery routes by analyzing performance data from GPS devices. Courier drivers needing real-time route updates through GPS tracking to find the quickest path between delivery points. Failing to weigh each of these business challenges equally will lead to unreliable or inconsistent delivery services, which will ultimately lead to a decline in clientele. However, finding courier software that fits both your needs and your budget is a separate challenge—that's where we come in. (more…)


Top 5 tools for Mac to boost accounting for your small business without breaking the bank

By Deeksha Malik, 23 March 2018

This article was originally published on 12/15/2016 and has been updated with new products, descriptions, and pricing info. Is your Mac overloaded with multiple financial management tools, but you still seem to get nowhere when it comes to streamlining accounting for your small business? Well, you're not alone! After all, there are plenty of small businesses owners like you, who bought a Mac for more than its captivating retina display. (more…)


Top 5 CRM and sales apps to consider over Salesforce Sales Cloud

By Deeksha Malik, 21 March 2018

Salesforce Sales Cloud has been a front-runner in the customer relationship management (CRM) software space, receiving recognition as a Leader in Gartner's 2017 Magic Quadrant for Sales Force Automation for 11 years in a row. Salesforce comes outfitted with core CRM functionalities—such as sales force automation, pipeline management, and lead management. It's also used by more than 150,000 customers. Despite all this, is Salesforce Sales Cloud right for your small business? (more…)


5 CRM Tools for Mac to Boost Sales Productivity

By Gitanjali Maria, 16 March 2018

Are your sales reps are disorganized when they meet with clients? Do they mix up with contacts or fumble to find the right data? A robust, easy-to-use customer relationship management (CRM) solution can help your sales reps stay on track. CRM software helps you track leads, manage contacts, send emails, and build reports. Being able to navigate a CRM app quickly when meeting potential clients is key to closing deals faster. (more…)


Solution Spotlight: Google’s most popular product roadmap software explained

By Ankita Singh, 13 March 2018

In GetApp's Solution Spotlight series, we explain which software is at the top of Google's search engine results and how it can meet your specific needs. To identify the systems featured here, we entered the term "product roadmap software" in Google during the week of January 2018 in an incognito window with the location set to the U.S. The first five solutions on the first page of Google's results are described here in alphabetical order. Product managers know all too well that mapping out a new product launch can feel like throwing darts in the dark—while juggling. With so many variables and stakeholders to consider, planning and communicating a product's journey from idea to delivery—without a dedicated tool—can feel next to impossible. You also run the risk of underestimating time and costs and failing to clearly communicate the vision to the team. (more…)


Solution Spotlight: Google’s most popular asset tracking software systems explained

By Deeksha Malik, 12 March 2018

In GetApp's Solution Spotlight series, we explain which software is at the top of Google's search engine results and how each can meet your specific needs. To identify the systems featured here, we entered the term "asset tracking software" in a Google search the week of December 12, 2017, in an incognito window with the location set to the U.S. The first five solutions on the first page of Google are described here in alphabetical order. Implementing asset tracking software is a logical step forward from using manual methods, such as spreadsheets, to keep track of your assets. Whether it's your IT hardware or another type of essential equipment, inefficient tracking methods will lead to lost items and confusion, and ultimately cost your small business in both wasted time and money. Dedicated software will help you avoid these issues. It can also extend the life of your assets with features such as predictive and preventive maintenance. (more…)