Hopefully you have been enjoying all the positive press and analyst reactions that we received following our Smart Business US launch event, which started last week at the National Small Business Week in
National Small Business Week included a town hall webcast led by Karen Mills, Administrator, United States Small Business Administration. During the webcast, Mills referenced Smart Business and said, “I wish I had a solution like that when I owned a small business.”
The press, analysts, and online communities have been abuzz with positive feedback, as you can see in these quotes:
"IDC analyst Frank Gens said combining hardware, software and services in a product from a single vendor is likely to be attractive to small businesses in this environment." -- Dow Jones
"Successful Business strategy in a down economy;
The combination of software, hardware and remote services will appeal to SMBs concerned about integrating the pieces themselves....... The market is generally underserved and will represent an increasingly important opportunity for
"SMBs can save $20,000 over three years relative to similar Microsoft Windows-based off
"....it looks like
A more extensive summary of articles and social media reaction is available at our Smart Business page on Facebook.
And last week’s launch events are just the beginning. Over the next six weeks, you’ll see us drive demand for applications through electronic direct marketing to more than 60,000 prospects and a media campaign that will generate 8.5 million impressions, 26,000 click through search content buys, and more than 500 downloads that are application focused.