In 2014, SMB professionals will drop legacy office technologies like fax machines and landline phones to move those functions to the cloud with online faxing services like eFax® and virtual phone systems like eVoice®. They’ll shift more of their marketing energy to mobile apps and cloud-based email marketing tools.
And because entrepreneurs understand how much mobile technology is changing work life for everyone, they will create more employee-friendly office cultures which will allow for flexible work schedules and casual dress.
Small and medium businesses are planning big changes this year. An extensive, year-end survey sent to more than 32,000 SMB users of eFax®, eVoice® and Campaigner® finds further evidence that SMB professionals are re-imagining how they work, where they work, and how business fits into their lives.
And the changes won’t stop there. SMB professionals are also rethinking their work-around-the-clock lifestyles — and planning to incorporate exercise and even relaxation into their busy schedules in 2014.
For more SMB insights, check out another survey of small business owners examining their thoughts about business optimism and how that impacts their plans to take time off this year. See Survey Says: Business Owners Remain Optimistic