Affirm Spinoff Resolve Bags $60M to Make BNPL More of a B2B Thing

Gary Vee would likely tell a small business owner, with withering confidence, that content is king. Most business owners would probably scoff and say, “Nope. Not even close. It’s cash flow, you idiot. Now take off that stupid hat.” In that vein, we came across an item this week that falls into the category of […]

Mapping Mashup, Part I: Google

As we continue to digest and break down the takeaways from Google I/O, one area that saw notable updates is Google Maps. Being central to local commerce, mapping impact the ongoing evolution of SMB marketing. We examine the latest.

Does New KDS Offer a Square Meal for Everyone?

We continue to cover the world of all things Square. That’s the $90 billion-plus company that enables businesses small and large with digital transformation. Last week Square signaled plans to push deeper into the restaurant space. And as we know, that market is largely driven by small operators. Fun fact. The notion of a “square […]

Move Over Mailchimp – There’s a New Kid on the Block, Klaviyo.

For a long time now we’ve been advocates of texting as a B2C communications platform. Just for fun, take a look and see how many emails you have sitting in your email cloud server. Is it a hundred, a thousand, maybe even well over ten thousand? In my case, it’s 7,768. To be exact. So […]