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Small Business Owners Select Favorite Tech Tools in 2015
Google Drive, Dropbox, Constant Contact Lead the Way

GLENVIEW, IL — July 22, 2015 — Small business owners recognized the technology they find most helpful in SurePayroll’s second annual favorite tech tools survey, part of the company’s July 2015 SurePayroll Small Business Scorecard.

Leading the rankings were user friendly, low-cost and Cloud-based tools. SurePayroll asked small business owners and entrepreneurs nationwide to rank their favorite tech tools in the categories of Cloud Storage Providers, Organization Apps, Social Networks, Social Media Management, Customer Relationship Management and Email Marketing Software.

Nearly four in five (78%) small business owners indicated that they are changing the way they do business to account for a more technology-based marketplace. This is up from 70% a year ago, according to the Scorecard survey.

“There are really two aspects of technology that small business owners are concerned with. One is updating their internal systems – websites, software, older products. The other part of it is maximizing their productivity with some of the great tools that are out there,” said SurePayroll General Manager Andy Roe. “Our favorite tech tools list is really a reflection of how small business owners are becoming more efficient, while using less resources and spending less cash. Technology has enabled that capability.”

Small Business Owners Favorite Tech Tools 2015 Highlights
  • Cloud Storage – Dropbox
  • Email Marketing Software – Constant Contact
  • Organization App – Google Drive
  • Social Network – Facebook
  • Social Media Management – Hootsuite
  • Customer Relationship Management – Salesforce
An infographic with all the data from the SureParyoll Scorecard, including more on the small business economy, is available on the SurePayroll Blog.



About SurePayroll

SurePayroll is the trusted provider of easy online payroll services to small businesses nationwide. Whether a business has 1, 10, or 100 employees, SurePayroll delivers peace of mind by combining innovative, industry-leading technology and personalized support from an award-winning, U.S.-based customer care team. SurePayroll also provides private-label and co-branded services for accountants and banking partners as well as offering efficient online solutions for managing 401(k) plans, health insurance, workers' compensation, employee screening and more. SurePayroll is a wholly owned subsidiary of Paychex. For more information, please visit www.SurePayroll.com. Follow us on Twitter— Circle us on Google+ — Connect with us on LinkedIn — Like us on Facebook.

About Paychex

Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ: PAYX) is a leading provider of integrated human capital management solutions for payroll, HR, retirement, and insurance services. By combining its innovative software-as-a-service technology and mobility platform with dedicated, personal service, Paychex empowers small- and medium-sized business owners to focus on the growth and management of their business. Backed by more than 40 years of industry expertise, Paychex serves approximately 590,000 payroll clients across 100 locations and pays one out of every 15 American private sector employees. Learn more about Paychex by visiting www.paychex.com and stay connected on Twitter and LinkedIn.