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Should Your Business Switch to Cloud PBX?
By Simone Johnson | August 24, 2020

Need a new phone system for your business? Here's a breakdown of cloud PBX.

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What Is a Cloud-Based Phone System?
By Kiely Kuligowski | August 21, 2020

More businesses are moving to cloud-based phone systems. Should your business move, too?

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How to Write a Sales Plan
By Business News Daily | August 20, 2020

Writing a sales plan for your business doesn't need to be hard. These tips will help you write an effective sales plan.

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When Should You Hire a CPA?
By Lori Fairbanks | August 19, 2020

From choosing a business structure that helps you save the most money on taxes to providing advice on a major business move, there are key times when your small business needs a CPA.

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How to Run a Successful Text Message Marketing Campaign
By Sammi Caramela | August 18, 2020

Learn how to run a successful text message marketing campaign for your small business.

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What a National Coin Shortage Means for Your Small Business
By Andrew Martins | August 18, 2020

America is dealing with a coin shortage due to COVID-19. Find out why and how you can help local businesses.

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What Is PBX?
By Simone Johnson | August 11, 2020

Does your business need a PBX system?

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Diversity and Inclusion Strategies for Startups
By Kiely Kuligowski | August 07, 2020

The best way to build a diverse and inclusive business is to do it from the beginning.

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What Are Intangible Assets?
By Simone Johnson | August 05, 2020

Not all company assets are physical items like property or equipment. Learn what intangible assets are, how to acquire them and how to account for them on your balance sheet.

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How to Terminate an Employee Remotely
By Jane Genova | August 05, 2020

Firing an employee is never easy; however, added complications are involved when doing so remotely.

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What Is a Tax Audit? What Do You Do If You Get Audited?
By Simone Johnson | August 04, 2020

Understanding what a tax audit is can make them less scary. Here's what you should know if you receive an audit notice from the IRS.

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12 Best Photo Editing Apps for Business
By Sammi Caramela | July 31, 2020

Your business has a lot to gain by making sure your social media photos look the best they can.

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What Is a Lien?
By Simone Johnson | July 31, 2020

If you take out a small business loan and the lender requires collateral, they may place a lien on your assets. Here's what you should know about liens.

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Customer Service 101: Phone Etiquette for Small Businesses
By Sammi Caramela | July 29, 2020

Phone etiquette is essential to maintaining customer satisfaction and representing your brand professionally. Here's what small business owners should know about managing the phone lines.

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10 Simple Ways to Cut Business Expenses
By Matt D'Angelo | July 28, 2020

Cutting business expenses is a great way to improve the bottom line without bringing in more revenue. Where can your business quickly trim the fat?

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How to Define Accounting for Business
By Matt D'Angelo | July 27, 2020

What is accounting? Understanding the definition of accounting and the key concepts behind it can help you manage your small business's financials.

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3 Secrets of Successful Facebook Ads
By Business News Daily Editor | July 24, 2020

Paid Facebook ads have proven to be quite effective for businesses, but there have been a lot of changes in recent years. Here's how to make your next campaign succeed.

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Cash Flow Management: Techniques and Tools
By Matt D'Angelo | July 24, 2020

Cash flow management is an essential skill that all business owners should possess. These techniques and tools make it easier to manage cash flow.

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6 Smart Ways to Share Files Securely
By Sean Peek | July 23, 2020

Sharing files is common for small businesses, but it's important to do so securely to protect sensitive data.

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Want to Boost Employee Productivity? Offer an Incentive
By Max Freedman | July 22, 2020

Offering employees a little incentive can go a long way in boosting productivity. This guide will give you ideas for workplace motivation that can have a material impact on overall productivity.

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Is a VoIP or Landline System Better for Your Business?
By Kiely Kuligowski | July 21, 2020

In the battle of VoIP vs. landline phone systems for your business, which one wins?

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How to Find the Right Softphone App for Your Business
By Kiely Kuligowski | July 20, 2020

What is a softphone app, and how can it help your company?

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What Is EBITDA?
By Simone Johnson | July 17, 2020

EBITDA is a way to measure a company's financial health. Here's how you can use this analysis tool.

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Advertising vs. Marketing: What's the Difference, and Which Should I Use?
By Max Freedman | July 16, 2020

There is a nuanced difference between advertising and marketing. Understanding this difference is key to building a successful marketing strategy for your small business.

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Could Your Business Benefit From a Phone System Mobile App?
By Mark Henricks | July 13, 2020

Business phone system mobile apps allow your employees to receive customer calls on any of their mobile devices, appearing to the caller as though they were on your business's main phone line.

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What Is ROI?
By Simone Johnson | July 10, 2020

Here's everything you should know about return on investment and how to use it to ensure your business spending is increasing your earnings.

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What Is Mobile App Development?
By Sean Peek | July 09, 2020

What is mobile app development, how does it work, and why is it important to your business? Here's everything you need to know about mobile app development for small business.

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Should You Consider Asset-Based Lending?
By Adam Uzialko | July 08, 2020

Asset-based lending refers to loans that are backed by collateral instead of based on your credit score. Here's what you need to know to tell whether asset-based lending is right for your business.

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How to Set Up a POS System
By Lori Fairbanks | July 08, 2020

Setting up a new tablet POS system is easy. Here's how to do it and some tips to help you get started

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The Best Shared Calendar Apps for Your Business
By Sean Peek | July 06, 2020

If you need a calendar app for your business, there are five features to look for, and consider one of these eight solutions.