How And Why To Choose Software For Your Specific Business Niche

With millions of software products and apps on the market, choosing one to run your business is more challenging than ever. This article will discuss how to find and select “niche” software for your exact business.  Niche software is often called “Vertical Market Software” because it fits only a slice of a market as opposed to a broad swath. It can be more powerful, time saving, and profitable than generic products. What...

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Best and Worst Food Ordering Apps - TheStreet.com (7/19/17)

Trump Hotels Hit by Third Credit Card Breach In 2 Years - KrebsOnSecurity.com (7/19/17)

Shopify Adding eBay As Sales Channel For Merchants - TechCrunch (7/13/17)

PayPal Should Spend More Than $12 Billion and Buy Square - The Street (7/12/17)

Stripe Strikes Alipay and WeChat Pay Deal For China Access BBC.com (7-10-17)

Canada Releases Glow In The Dark Coins - CNBC (6/29/19)

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