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Five technology-driven ways to get your small business on track this year

Despite all the chatter about how the Great Recession is finally over, many small-business owners aren't feeling it yet. In fact, although the National Federation of Independent Business (www.nfib.com) reports that confidence among American business owners reached a three-year high in January, many are still cautious about hiring and spending. And if your business still seems to be on the trailing end of the much-touted recovery, you may be looking for ways to take control of your financial future this year.

With reduced resources to hire and train staff, pay outside contractors and also increase productivity, many small-business owners are turning to technology to help them bridge the gap between what they need and what they can afford. If 2011 is your year to regain financial footing for your small business, here are five key areas where technology can help:

1. Reduce costs and save money

Greater efficiency means less wasted time and money. Complex filing systems packed into sp…