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Business Health Insurance Requirements for 2020-2021
By Patrick Proctor | November 05, 2020

As a small business owner, these are the requirements you should be aware of when offering health insurance to your employees.

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How to Calculate and Improve Employee Turnover
By Skye Schooley | November 05, 2020

Learn what causes employee turnover and how to improve retention.

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10 Ways to Handle Difficult Customers
By Skye Schooley | November 04, 2020

Learn what training courses and techniques help defuse difficult customer situations.

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What is IVR? A Buying Guide for Business Owners
By Mona Bushnell | November 04, 2020

If you're looking to optimize your employees' time, investing in an interactive voice response system can help.

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Building a Business Website: A Small Business Guide
By Karina Fabian | November 03, 2020

Your small business needs a website. Here's how to build one.

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How Long Do Computers Last? 10 Signs You Need a New One
By Derek Walter | November 02, 2020

Computers are essential to modern business, so it's important to keep them running at peak performance. Here are 10 signs you need a new computer.

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How Project Management Software Can Boost Your Business
By Simone Johnson | October 30, 2020

Project management software can do wonders for your business's operations, but it's important to choose the right system.

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How to Create a Strong Business Recruitment Strategy
By Joshua Stowers | October 28, 2020

Be honest – you don't even know where to begin. Find the best recruiting strategies here.

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Accountant vs. Bookkeeper: What Do They Do for a Business?
By Lori Fairbanks | October 28, 2020

A DIY approach to your small business's finances might not cut it. Consider hiring a bookkeeper or an accountant to keep track of data.

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Should You Offer a 401(k) Plan – and to Whom?
By Julie Ritzer Ross | October 28, 2020

An employer-sponsored 401(k) retirement plan can have many benefits for both your employees and your business.

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What Are Examples of Fringe Benefits?
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 28, 2020

Fringe benefits are an effective way to recruit and retain workers. But unless your business has an unlimited budget, you have to pick and choose.

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How to Create Triggered Emails
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 27, 2020

Triggered emails can save you time and increase revenue for your business. Here's how to create your own campaign.

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How to Create a Landing Page That Converts
By Business News Daily | October 27, 2020

Landing pages offer your audience relevant information and serve up your most important CTAs. Here's how to make sure your landing page is optimized to drive conversions.

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Employer's Guide to COBRA Insurance
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 27, 2020

COBRA can provide necessary healthcare coverage for eligible employees. Learn what you are responsible for providing as an employer.

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Best Practices to Help Laid-Off and Furloughed Employees File Unemployment Claims
By Joel Kranc | October 23, 2020

If you need to lay off or furlough employees, consider what support you can offer your staff.

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Reasons to Fire Someone
By Max Freedman | October 23, 2020

While usually not an easy decision, there are a number of instances that justify firing an employee.

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Best Gmail Add-Ons for Business
By Business News Daily Editor | October 21, 2020

Google's native add-ons for Gmail mean you can access apps without ever leaving your email.

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How to Announce an Employee Is Leaving
By Max Freedman | October 21, 2020

When an employee is leaving your company, it is best to send an email to the rest of your staff informing them of the news.

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What Is Fiscal Policy?
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 20, 2020

Learn what fiscal policy is, how it affects the national economy, and how it affects small businesses.

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Thinking About Using a Staffing Agency? Here's What You Need to Know
By Nicole Fallon | October 20, 2020

A staffing agency can save your business time and money and find well-qualified candidates.

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Small Business Guide to Charitable Giving and Tax Deductions
By Bennett Conlin | October 19, 2020

Here's what you need to know about charitable giving and business tax deductions.

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Self-Employed? Everything You Need to Know About Taxes
By Julianna Lopez | October 19, 2020

Filing your taxes can be tricky when you're self-employed.

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What Is Open Enrollment for Health Insurance?
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 19, 2020

Open enrollment for health insurance has been tougher during the pandemic. Here's what you need to do to make it a success for your company this year.

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How to Calculate a Prorated Salary for Employees
By Andrew Martins | October 19, 2020

You might need to prorate an employee's salary for multiple reasons. When you do, make sure you do it right, following these calculations.

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How Are Bonuses Taxed?
By Max Freedman | October 15, 2020

When you are paying employee bonuses, it is important to understand how they should be taxed.

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YouTube for Business: Everything You Need to Know
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 15, 2020

YouTube can be an effective video platform for small business marketing. Here's how to use it to its full potential.

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Federal and State Minimum Wage Laws
By Max Freedman | October 15, 2020

The minimum wage laws your business must follow depend on the state (and sometimes city) where you are located.

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How to Develop and Conduct Employee Surveys
By Skye Schooley | October 15, 2020

Learn how to create employee surveys that can improve your employees' satisfaction, engagement and performance.

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Location-Based Services: Definition and Examples
By Business News Daily Editor | October 15, 2020

Location-based services use real-time geodata from a smartphone to provide information, entertainment or security.

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Work Experience or Free Labor? Learn What Makes Unpaid Internships Legal
By Siri Hedreen | October 14, 2020

Are unpaid internships legal, ethical and moral?