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11 Benefits of CRM Systems
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 15, 2021

CRM software can provide a wealth of benefits for your small business, from customer retention to increased productivity.

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How CRMs Streamline Email Marketing
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 15, 2021

Using CRM and email marketing tools together can help you create targeted, personalized campaigns.

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14 Collaboration Tools for Small Business
By Andreas Rivera | January 14, 2021

With the workplace now stretching out from offices and onto kitchen tables, digital collaboration tools are more important than ever.

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What You Need to Know About Predictive Scheduling and the Law
By Adam Uzialko | January 14, 2021

Predictive scheduling offers hourly workers more predictability in their work schedules.

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CRM vs. Marketing Automation: What's the Difference?
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 13, 2021

While CRM and marketing automation seem similar, there are key differences between the two types of software.

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Apple's Credit Card: What Small Businesses Need to Know
By Stella Morrison | January 13, 2021

Though the Apple Card is for consumers, small business owners can take advantage of some of its perks.

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How to Find the Right SBA Loan for Your Small Business
By Marci Martin | January 13, 2021

When your small business needs capital and you don't qualify for a conventional business loan, SBA loans are an appealing option.

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5 Tips for Negotiating a Business Loan
By Saige Driver | January 13, 2021

Business loan terms are often negotiable, giving borrowers a chance to secure more favorable rates and better terms.

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Do You Need a Small Business Credit Card?
By Bennett Conlin | January 12, 2021

Small business credit cards can help with short-term debts.

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The Benefits of Benchmarking in Business Operations
By Nicole Fallon | January 12, 2021

Benchmarking your business operations with defined metrics can help track progress and reach goals faster. Here are the benefits of benchmarking.

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Effective Tips for Negotiating Lower Credit Card Processing Fees
By Rebecka Green | January 11, 2021

Credit card fees can be a huge expense. Find out how to get more reasonable fees.

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SMS Marketing Best Practices: Text Message Marketing Do's and Don'ts
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 11, 2021

Boost your marketing ROI and avoid getting blocked by following these tips.

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How to Turn Your iPad Into a POS System
By Anna Attkisson | January 11, 2021

Wondering how you can set up your iPad as a POS system? Here's what you need to know.

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Privacy on Social Media Guards Against Identity Theft
By Business News Daily Editor | January 11, 2021

Learn how you can safeguard your social media posts without divulging private information that scammers can use to steal your identity.

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Text Message Marketing: Tips, Tools and Services
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 08, 2021

Text message marketing can be a highly effective way to stay in touch with your audience.

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Why You Need to Accept Mobile Wallets at Your SMB
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 07, 2021

Consumers are increasingly using digital wallets like Apple Pay at checkout. Learn more about this payment method and how your small business can accept it.

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SurePayroll
By Chad Brooks | January 06, 2021

SurePayroll provides great payroll features for individuals with a full-time nanny, caregiver, housekeeper or other home service provider, making it our best payroll pick for household employers.

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A Guide to Managing Customer Relationships
By David Gargaro | January 05, 2021

Managing customer relationships is critical to retention and customer loyalty. Here's how to effectively manage customer relationships.

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7 Ways to Improve Your Sales
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 05, 2021

Need help improving your sales process? Try these seven strategies.

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7 Tips for Creating a Great Business Marketing Plan
By Adryan Corcione | January 05, 2021

Marketing is a key component in the success of every small business. Use these seven tips to create a plan that works for you.

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The Best Retirement Plan Options for Small Business Owners 2021
By Lori Fairbanks | January 04, 2021

Regardless of their size, small businesses have many options for employee retirement plans they can offer as part of their benefits package.

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The Future of Retail: Trends for 2021
By Andrew Martins | January 04, 2021

The pandemic changed the retail landscape in a big way. Find out what retail industry experts have to say about the trends that will continue into 2021 and what's coming next for retailers.

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7 Ways to Improve Your Hiring Process
By Sammi Caramela | January 04, 2021

Learn how to create and improve your hiring process to increase employee quality and retention.

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401(k) Plan: What It Is and How to Choose One
By Jennifer Post | December 31, 2020

Employees can contribute a portion of their pay to saving for retirement and have that money automatically deducted from their paychecks before taxes.

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Business Owners Want More Convenient Banking Services
By Andrew Martins | December 31, 2020

Choosing a bank for your business can feel daunting. Here are seven things to consider when searching for one.

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5 Ways POS Systems Are Changing (and Why It Matters)
By Kayla Harrison | December 31, 2020

Learn how POS systems have changed and how their capabilities can help you better manage your business.

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6 Steps to a Successful CRM Implementation
By Jordan Beier | December 31, 2020

Learn how to implement CRM software with these six steps to have a successful launch for both your team and your customers.

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Snapchat for Business: Everything You Need to Know
By Saige Driver | December 31, 2020

Snapchat is a unique tool for businesses to connect with customers. Here's how to use it.

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3PL Logistics Guide
By Max Freedman | December 30, 2020

3PL refers to the outsourcing of e-commerce processes. How could 3PL improve your e-commerce business?

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How to Choose Dropship Automation Software
By Max Freedman | December 30, 2020

This guide explains how to use dropship automation software and how it can improve your dropshipping e-commerce business.