Small Business Web Directory
Two leaders in small business empowerment, AppDirect and the Small Business Web, are teaming up to launch the Small Business Web Directory, both organizations announced today. A feature-rich, web-based application marketplace, the new Small Business Web Directory utilizes open APIs to deliver an integrated software experience to small business owners, giving them access to robust software solutions without the high cost or hassle. The Small Business Web Directory is now one of the most comprehensive online resources for innovative software solutions developed to meet the needs of SMB business owners.
A registered non-profit trade association, the Small Business Web is dedicated to helping small businesses grow and thrive by connecting them with innovative cloud-based software. Founded in 2009, the group is backed by leaders from Google, Intuit, Constant Contact, and other pioneering technology companies. Powered by AppDirect, the leading cloud services marketplace company, the new Directory offers almost 200 applications in a range of categories -- including accounting, human resources, email marketing, and more -- to help small businesses manage their operations more effectively.
"At AppDirect, we believe that a company's size should never be a barrier to its success, especially when it comes to technology," said Daniel Saks, president and co-CEO of AppDirect. "Through our partnership with the Small Business Web, we're able to help small businesses find, try and buy the best applications for their companies."
"AppDirect not only provides an open platform that makes applications easier to find and manage, but the company also shares our core values and commitment to small businesses," added Pamela O'Hara, Chair of the Small Business Web and CEO of Batchbook. "With AppDirect, we've been able to grow the number of applications we offer from just five to almost 200. We're very proud of that progress, and we look forward to even more growth in the future."