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Tips and Tricks to Using CRM for Customer Service
By Adam Uzialko | December 20, 2023

CRM software helps you connect with customers. Learn how automated emails, reports, personalization and other CRM tools can boost customer service levels.

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How to Develop a Content Strategy
By Max Freedman | December 20, 2023

Content can help you generate leads, build trust with your audience and establish expertise. Learn how to create a content strategy to grow your business.

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What’s the Difference Between a PEO and an Employer of Record?
By Max Freedman | December 20, 2023

Companies looking to outsource their HR can choose a PEO or an EOR. Read on to learn more about how these two models work and the differences between them.

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What Are CRM Models?
By Max Freedman | December 18, 2023

CRM models can help you contextualize all your customer data for more powerful lead nurturing, helping you close more deals.

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Get Your Business Taxes in Order Before the New Year With These Tips
By Sally Herigstad | December 15, 2023

The year's last quarter is a good time for businesses to strategize spending and expenses to prepare for tax season. Learn tips for end-of-year tax prep.

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Opening a Business Account When You Have Bad Credit
By Sally Herigstad | December 13, 2023

Business bank accounts are crucial for recordkeeping and professionalism. Learn how to get a business bank account even if your personal credit is poor.

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Why SBA Loans Differ From Conventional Loans
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 13, 2023

This guide explains how SBA loans differ from typical bank loans and how you can use them to your small business’s advantage.

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A Guide to Managing Customer Relationships
By David Gargaro | December 13, 2023

Improving the customer experience is crucial to business success. Learn how to build positive customer relationships and keep your customers long-term.

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How CRMs Streamline Email Marketing
By Kiely Kuligowski | December 13, 2023

CRM software can improve your email marketing efforts. Here’s how to combine the two to achieve new levels of marketing success.

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5 POS Reports Every Business Owner Should Run
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 13, 2023

If you’re new to using a POS or unfamiliar with analytics in general, these five types of reports are a good starting point.

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8 Best Podcasts for Salesforce Fanatics
By Max Freedman | December 13, 2023

Learn more about Salesforce via podcasts. The podcasts we list range from technical dev talk to general news and best-practice sales and marketing content.

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9 Reasons to Try Text Message Marketing for Your Small Business
By Max Freedman | December 13, 2023

Text message marketing can be an effective way to increase communication with customers. It’s important to choose the right service when you get started.

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What’s a Balance Sheet and Why Do I Need One?
By Sally Herigstad | December 13, 2023

A balance sheet shows where your business stands at a certain point and includes assets and liabilities. Learn why balance sheets are crucial in business.

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Best Remote Working Tools to Help Your Team Stay Connected
By Joshua Stowers | December 08, 2023

This guide takes a look at helpful tools for remote teams, keeping remote and hybrid workers connected and on task.

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How to Save for Retirement if You Have Your Own Business
By Joanna Furlong | December 08, 2023

Several types of individual retirement accounts and 401(k) plans can benefit self-employed people. Learn about saving for retirement as an entrepreneur.

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7 Ways Small Business Owners Can Start Preparing for Retirement
By Cailin Potami | December 06, 2023

Small business owners are responsible for their retirement planning. Learn how to set concrete goals and weigh retirement savings accounts.

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How to Offer Health Insurance to Your Employees
By Adam Uzialko | December 06, 2023

Learn how to find the right group health insurance plan for your compensation plan and enroll your employees in it.

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Telecommuting: Should Your Company Make It Permanent?
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 05, 2023

Remote work grew in popularity during the pandemic and has become commonplace in business. Learn how to decide if your firm should make telecommuting permanent.

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10 Ways to Boost Company Morale
By Skye Schooley | December 05, 2023

Many businesses suffer from low employee morale and burned-out workers. Learn several strategies that can boost employee satisfaction and company morale.

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Small Business Guide to Email Retargeting
By Jennifer Post | December 05, 2023

Retargeting emails are designed to re-engage members of your target audience that once showed interest but haven’t interacted with your content in a while. Here’s how to create retargeting emails.

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Business Health Insurance Requirements for 2024-2025
By Patrick Proctor | December 05, 2023

Health insurance is a key benefit to offer employees. Here is what to know when deciding whether to provide it.

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Does Performance-Based Pay Increase Productivity?
By Sean Peek | December 05, 2023

Performance-based pay is common in some roles, such as sales, where employees make commission. But is it an effective motivator that drives productivity?

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How to Announce an Employee Is Leaving
By Max Freedman | December 04, 2023

If an employee leaves your company, send an email announcing the news. Here is what to include in the email to help you get started.

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Why Your Website Needs to Be Google Mobile-Friendly
By Adam Uzialko | December 01, 2023

This guide covers the importance of optimizing your website to be mobile-friendly, an important factor in your rankings on search engines like Google.

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The 3 C’s of Driving Sales: Connect, Convince, Collaborate
By Adam Uzialko | December 01, 2023

Discover how you can use essential strategies to boost your brand’s sales, profits and customer engagement.

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13 Ways to Prepare Your Small Business for Holiday Sales
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 30, 2023

The holiday season can be hectic and profitable for small businesses. Learn how to get your business ready for a successful and busy holiday season.

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Best Business Simulation Games
By Skye Schooley | November 30, 2023

Get the chance to run your own business in a variety of industries with the best business simulation games. See our top picks and the benefits.

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Should You Hire a Debt Collection Attorney for Your Business?
By Max Freedman | November 27, 2023

A debt collection attorney works to recover debts from nonpaying customers. Learn when business owners should hire or consult a debt collection attorney.

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Paycards vs. Direct Deposit: Which Is Right for Your Business?
By Adam Uzialko | November 21, 2023

Employers have options for paying their employees, including direct deposit and paycards. Both offer benefits and drawbacks that need to be considered.

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Ways AI is Changing HR Departments
By Gem Siocon | November 20, 2023

Artificial intelligence (AI) has significantly transformed human resources (HR). Here are the ways AI is changing HR processes.