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How to Accept Mobile Payments with a Smartphone or Tablet
By Elizabeth Peterson | May 29, 2013

For many small business owners, the easiest way to accept mobile payments is with the phone or tablet that you already own. Here are your options.

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Wireless Credit Card Machine vs. Square: Which Is Better?
By Elizabeth Peterson | May 29, 2013

Wireless credit card machines aren’t new, but today, there are mobile credit card processing solutions for your phone. Here are the pros and cons of each.

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Mobile Payments Options: 3 Types Explained
By Elizabeth Peterson | May 11, 2013

Understanding the difference between mobile wallets,digital wallets and mobile credit card payments.

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Technology Allows Small Businesses to Offer Gift Cards
By Business News Daily Editor | March 16, 2013

Best of all, it allows small businesses to do so at a low price.

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Text Messaging as a Business Tool
By Business News Daily Editor | February 01, 2013

The widely used medium makes contacting consumers a breeze.

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The Best Money Management Software
By Elizabeth Peterson | January 11, 2013

Want to start keeping track of your finances online? Here are the best personal finance software products.

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Finding Your Product-Market Match
By Business News Daily Editor | December 12, 2012

 

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The No. 1 Reason People Sell a Business
By Business News Daily Editor | December 11, 2012

Business owners may have any number of reasons for starting a business, but new research has found that there three main reasons owners sell their businesses.

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Does Your Business Have a Security Plan?
By Business News Daily Editor | December 07, 2012

A security plan means more than having an alarm system. You need an overall business security plan that will protect every aspect of your business.

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10 Beloved Brands Gone Forever
By Chad Brooks | November 22, 2012

Hostess Brands may be facing the extinction of it's Twinkies and other baked products. These favorite brands suffered a similar fate.

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The Best Business Security Systems
By Chad Brooks | October 09, 2012

Need an alarm system for your business? Sometimes, a home security system is all you need.

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How to Write Great Mobile Ad Copy
By Business News Daily Editor | August 07, 2012

If you're going mobile you need to tailor your message.

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They Did What? 5 Customer Service Disasters!
By Chad Brooks | April 20, 2012

Not every attempt to make customers happy ends up working out in the end. Here are five customer service practices that ended in disaster … or worse.

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15 Ways to Put Your Website to Work
By Business News Daily Editor | April 02, 2012

How many of these tips are you following?

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Surprising Job Interview Questions That Are Against the Law
By Business News Daily Editor | March 16, 2012

They may seem innocent, but actually they aren't allowed.

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7 Ways to Drive Local Traffic to Your Web Site
By Chad Brooks | March 01, 2012

Local businesses need a web presence more than ever

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Four Steps to Putting Your Business on Pinterest
By Business News Daily Editor | February 24, 2012

Have you wrangled an invite yet?

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Not Using Pinterest? Here's How to Get Started
By Business News Daily Editor | February 16, 2012

It's not just for sharing cheese bread recipes

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Is It Ethical to Own an iPhone?
By Business News Daily Editor | February 04, 2012

Should we use tech products knowing they were made under terrible conditions?

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5 Cool and Clever QR-Code Marketing Campaigns
By Business News Daily Editor | January 05, 2012

Looking for some inspired ways to put QR codes to work? Check out these 5 cool campaigns.

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Customers Want Businesses to Kiss and Make Up After Bad Service
By Chad Brooks | December 20, 2011

Once a customer gets treated badly, they expect a lot of special treatment before they will return.

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5 Customer Service Phrases to Banish
By Business News Daily Editor | December 16, 2011

Next time, try saying…'May I help you?'

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How to Make Your Product Famous (for Almost Nothing)
By Jeanette Mulvey | December 16, 2011

 

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How Social Media Is Changing Business
By Business News Daily Editor | December 16, 2011

CEO of SaleSpider on the difference between social media and social networks

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Surviving an Audit: What You Need to Know
By Business News Daily Editor | December 16, 2011

Six tips to help you survive your IRS audit.

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How to Turn Knowledge into Money
By Ned Smith | December 16, 2011

Joseph Hennessey, Small Business Innovation Research Adviser, explains

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5 Customer Strategies for the Digital Age
By Ned Smith | December 16, 2011

 

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How Did Black Friday and Cyber Monday Get Their Names?
By Business News Daily Editor | December 16, 2011

Marked-down merchandise, midnight store openings, huge crowds - Black Friday cometh! Cyber Monday, one of the biggest online shopping days of the year, is hot on its heels. Life's Little Mysteries...

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VoIP, IP PBX: The ABCs of Telephone Systems
By Business News Daily Editor | December 16, 2011

 

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Five Ways to Get (Almost) Free PR
By Business News Daily Editor | December 16, 2011