6 Lead-Generation Tools for Small Businesses

Hyperlocal platforms aimed at fulfilling consumer service requests are becoming increasingly attractive to these small business owners, since these platforms generally involve a minimal investment of time or money on the part of the local merchant. Rather than paying upfront for advertisements that may or may not generate actual leads, business owners can sit back and wait for leads to come to them…

Geo-Location App Urgnt.ly Connects You With Nearby Service Providers

The app, which launched this week in beta, finds qualified service workers “now and near,” connecting people in need with immediately available help. Urgnt.ly’s service providers provide not only provide their current location, they also indicate whether they are “checked in,” meaning that they are currently available to work…