Apple Online Store“If this year’s MacWorld Expo, going on through the week, is a reliable indicator, 2009 could be a banner year for the small business products that run on Apple gear. Dozens of small operations showing their stuff here are not just developing terrific tools, they’re developing terrific tools for small business,” Jonathan Blum reports for MarketWatch.

“‘All we see is growth,’ says Blaine Mattson, director of sales and marketing for JAMF Software, a Minneapolis software company that develops products for the Apple environment. ‘They paved a great highway, and now we are driving down it,'” Blum reports.

Because I saw too much cool stuff to narrow it down to five, here are my six top picks for small-business tech tools for all things Apple:

• Fuze
• Beejive
• IntelliScanner Soho
• DocMoto
• MacScan
• Casper Suite

Full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “JES42” for the heads up.]