Topic: Business

How Clutch Is Turning Loyalty Programs On Their Head

How Clutch Is Turning Loyalty Programs On Their Head

The problem with loyalty programs is that they aren't always loyal to the right people.  The customers that spend the most money and are the most loyal to the brand aren't always the ones that get the best discounts. … [Read more...]

Square Gets into the Loan Business with Square Capital

Square Gets into the Loan Business with Square Capital

Payment processor Square may be looking to a time-tested business model for its next revenue stream: business loans. More specifically, small business loans made to customers who use Square to accept credit cards. The … [Read more...]

Pinterest Makes Itself More Measurable To Brands, Rolls Out New Business Insight API

Pinterest Makes Itself More Measurable To Brands, Rolls Out New Business Insight API

In a long awaited move to make itself more measurable to brands, Pinterest unveiled a new business insights API to select companies including Salesforce (Exact Target Marketing Cloud), Curalate, Hootsuite, Spredfast, … [Read more...]

Business or Pleasure: Dropbox to Let Users Switch Between Work and Personal Accounts

Business or Pleasure: Dropbox to Let Users Switch Between Work and Personal Accounts

As more and more people start making the switch to hosting their important files on the cloud, the various options for doing so are becoming more important with each new customer. Today, the Verge reports that Dropbox, … [Read more...]

PlayStation 4 Leads Game Console Sales in January

PlayStation 4 Leads Game Console Sales in January

Though we’re quite early on in the next-generation console wars, the clear front-runner is still Sony with its PlayStation 4, beating Microsoft’s Xbox One in console sales for the month of January, and potentially, … [Read more...]

Does Facebook’s “Promote Your Page” Rely on Fake Likes and Click-Farms?

Does Facebook’s “Promote Your Page” Rely on Fake Likes and Click-Farms?

A video posted on the YouTube account of science channel Veritasium has been picking up steam in the last few hours, as it seems to provide evidence that Facebook’s page promotion services are fraudulent, generating … [Read more...]

Sony Credit Rating Takes a Hit, Deemed ‘Junk’ by Moody’s

Sony Credit Rating Takes a Hit, Deemed ‘Junk’ by Moody’s

Sony is off to a fast and impressive start in the next-generation game console wars, but the company also creates a wide range of products that go far beyond gaming. Unfortunately, Sony isn't seeing the same kind of … [Read more...]

Staples Launches a Technology Trade-in Program, Offers Store Credit for Gadgets

Staples Launches a Technology Trade-in Program, Offers Store Credit for Gadgets

Staples joined several other retailers by today announcing a technology trade-in program, which will allow customers to bring in gadgets like smartphones and tablets and exchange them for eCash cards. These eCash cards … [Read more...]

‘Pebble Steel’ Smartwatch to Sport Gorilla Glass, Available for Pre-Order

‘Pebble Steel’ Smartwatch to Sport Gorilla Glass, Available for Pre-Order

The Pebble smartwatch is getting a tougher finish.  A new version of the Pebble smartwatch, called the Pebble Steel, is debuting at CES 2014 and will have the same functionality as its plastic predecessor but sport a … [Read more...]

Facebook’s New Algorithm Driving Small Businesses Away

Facebook’s New Algorithm Driving Small Businesses Away

Earlier this month, our site’s founder Jeff Weisbein wrote a post explaining his dissatisfaction with the way that Facebook’s new algorithm has affected BestTechie’s presence on the social networking platform. As … [Read more...]