Scot Hanson

With twenty years' experience in various business writing roles, working now with aACE Software has been the most enjoyable assignment by far.
Find me on:

Recent Posts

How Much Control Does Amazon Have on Your Sales Tax Nexus?

June 5, 2017
Beginning April 1, 2017, Amazon is charging sales tax for deliveries in all 45 states that collect this tax. What does Amazon's decision mean for your company, both in the short and long term? The taxation erxperts at Avalara have summed up the implications for the owners of small and mid-sized businesses.

Magento and Shopify Highlighted as Top eCommerce Platforms

May 31, 2017
eCommerce tools have been on a steady rise since the dot-com crash in 2000. At that time, success or failure for many companies hinged on how quickly they could adapt to selling online. Writing for, Himanshu Sareen traces forward from this tumultuous beginning to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2015 report […]

CRM Guidance by Small Business Owners, for Small Business Owners

May 24, 2017
When you're investigating options for CRM software, there are a lot of details to keep track of. has published Sara Angeles' excellent collection of tips and advice that can help you get the best return on your CRM investment.

Leverage the World's Top FileMaker Experts for Your Business Success at DevCon 2017

May 23, 2017
This July you have a chance to get involved with the dynamic community of FileMaker developers, experiencing their enthusiasm for application development excellence and learning from their expertise at DevCon 2017.

eCommerce Evolving to Serve the Needs of Small/Mid-Sized B2B

May 17, 2017
While B2B companies have been hesitant to invest in ecommerce solutions, 2017 may be the year where that trend pivots. Early ecommerce tools often seemed too simplistic to handle B2B demands, but the technology has been in a process of continuing evolution. Current solutions are robust enough to support products and […]

Should You Follow the Big Company Trends on SaaS ERP?

May 15, 2017
Let's start with a little bit of bad logic: Big companies are using more SaaS ERP software. And big companies have lots of money. So if you want lots of money, you have to use SaaS software too.

Make Sure Your Small Company Isn't Low-Hanging Fruit for Cyber-Criminals

May 8, 2017
True or false: your company is not a target for hackers because you're not a high-profile, billion-dollar corporation (yet)?

FileMaker Developer Spotlight — John Osborne at

May 3, 2017
The active user community is one of the noteworthy benefits of developing with FileMaker. Whether you're working on a system of Macs, PCs, or a blended platform of desktop and mobile devices, the community support is the same. Professionals and citizen developers are all enthusiastic about what they're able to create […]

Get Answers to Questions on Sales Tax - Free Webinar on May 4th

May 2, 2017
For over a decade, Avalara has been helping businesses of all sizes effectively manage the burden of sales taxes. This month they are hosting a free webinar: "The Definitive User's Guide to Sales and Use Tax."

5 Key Points for Selecting an ERP Solution

April 26, 2017
We've got an opinion about where to find high-quality ERP solutions, but it's important for everyone involved in the decision to agree. This article from Manufacturing Business Technology gives excellent advice about how to reach the best decision for your company.