Best New Mashups - Starting Your New Business

Wendell Santos
Oct. 28 2011, 08:00AM EDT

So you want to start a business? Sure you've done the legwork and come up with a killer idea, put together your team and even found some office space on the cheap. You're not done yet though, you've still got to worry about all the little day to day details that keep your business running. Well here at ProgrammableWeb we're here to help you out. Take a look at the mashups below and make sure your business runs smoothly.

You're going to want to be able to keep in touch with your customers, track your client interactions and manage your customer service. What you need is a CRM.

eCommazon - eCommazon is a complete platform-independent customer relationship management (CRM) mashup. Available to multi-channel online retailers for Amazon Marketplace and Amazon Web Store integration; companies can manage all customer service and support operations from a single source and entirely within salesforce.com's Service Cloud 2. APIs used include: Amazon eCommerce, Amazon Fulfillment Web Service, Amazon Marketplace Web Service, Salesforce.com. More at our eCommazon profile.

Some of your customers are going to prefer doing business over the phone instead of through your website. Make it easy on both them and yourself by offering the ability to take credit card payments over the phone.

Stripe Payments Plugin - Take payments over the phone using Stripe.com. APIs used include: Stripe, Twilio. More at our Stripe Payments Plugin profile.

Nobody wants to waste time tracking unpaid invoices. It's a hassle and takes you away from what you do best which is grow your business. What you need is a simpler for efficient way to handle invoicing.

Guido - An example site mashing up click to call with Twilio and invoicing with FreshBooks. The app simplifies the job of tracking unpaid invoices and communications with clients about those bills. APIs used include: Freshbooks, Twilio. More at our Guido profile.

Congratulations, you've made it this far. Your business is expanding and your team continues to grow. You need to organize them and fast.

WikiOrgCharts - WikiOrgCharts is a cloud based Social CRM tool that solves one of the last problems in business focused networking; how companies and government agencies are structured. WikiOrgCharts provides access to anyone looking to learn about and share information about company organizational structures. APIs used include: indeed, LinkedIn. More at our WikiOrgCharts profile.

Hopefully these tools help your business run smoothly day to day. Best of luck and may your business keep growing.

Wendell Santos

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