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All of the topics that will give you the edge when it comes to scaling your business and taking it to the next level.

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How to Create Click-to-Call
By Max Freedman | February 15, 2021

Click-to-call gives current and potential customers a simple and convenient way to connect with your team over the phone.

How to Build and Grow a Sales Pipeline
By Marisa Sanfilippo | February 15, 2021

Building a sales pipeline can help you understand how your customers interact with your brand and products or services.

By Skye Schooley | February 12, 2021

Samsara has sleek, easy-to-use software with real-time updates. Here's why we think it's the best GPS fleet tracking software platform.

By Skye Schooley | February 12, 2021

Azuga's sleek interface, flexible contract structure and solid support make it a good option for small businesses looking to try a fleet tracking system.

By Skye Schooley | February 12, 2021

We recommend NexTraq as the top GPS fleet tracking service for safety features. It offers more driver safety features than other fleet tracking services, in addition to driver education resources and...

GPS TrackIt
By Skye Schooley | February 12, 2021

GPS Trackit is the best value for GPS fleet tracking software thanks to its low costs for comprehensive features, its flexible pricing structure and its 30-day money-back guarantee.

Should You Borrow From Your 401(k)?
By Joyce Walsack | February 12, 2021

If you're thinking about borrowing from your 401(k), consider the pros and cons first.

How to Find a HIPAA-Compliant CRM
By Max Freedman | February 12, 2021

This guide describes how HIPAA relates to healthcare organizations' use of CRM software, and how these businesses can ensure compliance with the cybersecurity requirements of the law.

Best Billing Practices for Small B2B Companies
By Jennifer Post | February 11, 2021

These billing practices can help support cash flow for small B2B companies.

Is Not Accepting Credit Cards Hurting Your Bottom Line?
By Mona Bushnell | February 11, 2021

Customers overwhelmingly prefer to pay with debit and credit cards. Credit card processing is essential for a small business to maximize its profitability.

Find the Best Invoice App for Your Business
By Katharine Paljug | February 11, 2021

When choosing invoice software, look for something easy to use and helpful for tracking outstanding invoices.

Rubex by eFileCabinet
By Adam Uzialko | February 10, 2021

Rubex by eFileCabinet is our pick for the best low-cost document management software for small business, because it offers effective features at a highly competitive price point.

Guide to Building a Sales Funnel
By David Gargaro | February 10, 2021

A sales funnel can help you track your leads as they progress closer to becoming paying customers.

How CRM Works in the Sales Funnel
By David Gargaro | February 09, 2021

CRM software can inform you about your customers and how they move through your sales funnel, helping you improve the customer experience from prospect to buyer.

Before You Sign: Important Loan Contract Terms to Review
By Matt D'Angelo | February 09, 2021

Before you sign a loan document, make sure you understand the terms.

Best Video Conference Services of 2021
By Chad Brooks | February 08, 2021

Business News Daily researched and reviewed the best video conference services for businesses. Here is a roundup of our best picks for 2021 and an explanation of how we chose them.

How CRM Benefits Marketing Campaigns
By David Gargaro | February 08, 2021

CRM software can be an indispensable tool for improving marketing campaigns.

Pinterest for Business: Everything You Need to Know
By Saige Driver | February 08, 2021

Here's everything you need to know about using Pinterest for your business.

How to Develop a Sales Report
By Max Freedman | February 05, 2021

Here's how to develop a sales report that provides detailed information on your sales department's performance.

How to Perfect Your Lead Generation Process
By Max Freedman | February 05, 2021

Perfecting the lead generation process could result in more sales and faster business growth.

Accepting Credit Cards? PCI Compliance Is a Concern for Small Businesses
By Sue Marquette Poremba | February 04, 2021

PCI compliance is a key part of accepting debit and credit cards from customers. Here's what your business needs to know.

What Is a Professional Employer Organization (PEO)?
By Matt D'Angelo | February 04, 2021

PEOs partner with small businesses to provide payroll, benefits, and human resources support, and they can be a game-changer for your business.

Prevent Employee Absenteeism Issues With a Smart Time-Off Policy
By Jennifer Post | February 04, 2021

Follow these guidelines for creating a comprehensive and inclusive PTO policy.

Exempt vs. Nonexempt: What Is the Difference?
By Skye Schooley | February 03, 2021

Learn the difference between hiring exempt and nonexempt employees.

PayPal Alternatives for Accepting Online Payments
By Bennett Conlin | February 03, 2021

If you want to use something other than PayPal to accept payments, consider these options.

IRS Tax Extensions and Your Small Business
By Andrew Martins | February 03, 2021

Preparing your business's tax return takes time. For some, it may be hard to meet the federal filing date. The IRS has a mechanism in place to extend the deadline.

How to Save for Retirement if You Have Your Own Business
By Joanna Furlong | February 02, 2021

Business owners can teach themselves all they need to know to save enough for retirement.

How to Maintain HR Compliance
By Skye Schooley | February 02, 2021

Follow these six steps to help your business stay HR compliant.

How to Terminate an Employee Remotely
By Jane Genova | February 01, 2021

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

How to Find Business Loans for Veterans
By Andrew Martins | February 01, 2021

Learn about the loan options for veteran entrepreneurs who need funding for their small businesses.