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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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

CRM Integrations for Small Businesses
By Jordan Beier | December 30, 2020

Learn how integrating your CRM software with these nine third-party applications can streamline business operations and increase the value of every customer interaction.

Small Business Guide to POS: Point of Sale Systems and Software
By Max Freedman | December 29, 2020

Point of sales systems are the brains of your business, so it’s important to find a reliable option.

What's the Difference Between Accountants and Bookkeepers?
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 29, 2020

Thinking about hiring an accountant or bookkeeper? Here's what you need to know about these two roles before you decide which one best meets your business's needs.

Equipment Leasing: A Guide for Business Owners
By Mona Bushnell | December 28, 2020

Don't have the cash or desire to purchase equipment outright? Here's what you need to know about equipment leasing.

5 Ways to Get More Email Sign-Ups
By Katharine Paljug | December 23, 2020

Use these five strategies to get more customers on your email list and keep them there longer.

How to Use Google Forms for Business
By Sean Riley | December 23, 2020

Google Forms can make data gathering quick and painless for your business and your respondents.

10 Small Business Tech Trends of 2021
By Andrew Martins | December 23, 2020

There will be some major tech changes that could help reshape the small business landscape.

Struggling for Cash Flow? Strategies for Survival
By Skye Schooley | December 23, 2020

If your business is struggling for cash flow, read the 8 tips experts recommend for survival.

Types of Surveys Your Business Should Use
By David Gargaro | December 23, 2020

Businesses can leverage surveys to better understand their target market. Here's how to use surveys for your business.

Save Money and Boost Productivity by Upgrading Your Technology
By Kim Lindros | December 23, 2020

Staying current on core business technology can save money over time by keeping equipment, software and the network running optimally.

Local Marketing Strategies for Success
By Adam Uzialko | December 22, 2020

For many businesses, their marketing efforts need to reach a local audience. Here are some local marketing strategies for small businesses.

Instagram for Business: Everything You Need to Know
By Saige Driver | December 22, 2020

Instagram is a powerful marketing tool for your business. Here’s how to make the most of it.

How to Boost Post-Holiday Sales
By Andrew Martins | December 21, 2020

When the holidays have come and gone, your business can still drive sales. Here's how to boost your post-holiday sales.

7 Tech Trends That Will Influence Your Marketing Strategies in 2021
By Bennett Conlin | December 21, 2020

2021 will be a year of continued change in the digital marketing space. Here are seven trends to leverage.

What You Should Know About Company Mergers
By Skye Schooley | December 18, 2020

Learn about the different types of company mergers and their benefits.

W-9 vs. 1099: What's the Difference?
By Max Freedman | December 18, 2020

When working with independent contractors, employers need to be familiar with two tax-related forms: Form W-9 and Form 1099.

Tips for Hiring a Marketing Company
By Adam Uzialko | December 18, 2020

Hiring a marketing company is a risk that could either pay off or fall flat. Here's how to hire a marketing company to ensure the success of your next marketing campaign.