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Mobile Apps Are Important For Small Businesses

Written by Jenna Weiner
Published: 11/18/2010

More entrepreneurs than ever are using smartphone applications

Perhaps the biggest technology news for small business in recent years has been the growth of mobile applications. With more and more people using smartphone technology to connect to the internet from anywhere, entrepreneurs are finding sales opportunities in more places than ever before.

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Business experts from around the country are touting the merits of the new marketing system, saying that if small businesses fail to capitalize on the new sales potential, they will suffer in the end. In a recent interview with, a social network CEO said that mobile applications were a must, when talking about the technology news for small business.

"You can’t have a successful offering without a mobile application,” Alex Iskold, who runs, told the news source. "If you don’t have a mobile offering, you’re missing a giant opportunity to engage audiences. Mobile gives you an opportunity to instill the essence of your service."

Companies from all over the country have been giving small business owners the ability to create their own mobile websites. The website building solution Webs recently launched Dudamobile, which gives entrepreneurs the ability to build smartphone sites, customized to their businesses.

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