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5 Tips for Negotiating a Business Loan
By Saige Driver | January 13, 3021

Business loan terms are often negotiable, giving borrowers a chance to secure more favorable rates and better terms.

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Best Business Phone Systems of 2021
By Chad Brooks | January 25, 2021

Here are the best business phone systems and services for small businesses in 2021, including solutions for remote employees and microbusinesses.

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The Best Collection Agency Services of 2021
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 25, 2021

Here is our guide to choosing the right debt collection agency for your business needs. We break down our best picks and explain legal considerations, risks, and rewards.

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Sales Tax for E-commerce: What Small Businesses Need to Know
By Bennett Conlin | January 25, 2021

If you sell across state lines, you're required to pay sales tax in those states. Here's how to comply with tax obligations as a small online seller.

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Can Salesforce Stay on Top of CRM Providers in 2021?
By Mona Bushnell | January 25, 2021

Salesforce is a dominant force in the CRM world. However, there are alternatives to consider.

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Cyberattacks on Remote Workers on the Rise: How to Defend Your Business
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 25, 2021

Small businesses are a prime target for hackers, particularly with many employees now working from home.

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What Is Customer Segmentation?
By Jordan Beier | January 22, 2021

Improve the efficiency and focus of every department in your business with customer segmentation.

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The Best Credit Card Processors of 2021
By Lori Fairbanks | January 22, 2021

Here are the best credit card processing solutions for small businesses, including online payment solutions and mobile credit card readers.

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Square
By Lori Fairbanks | January 22, 2021

Square is the best overall credit card reader because it is easy to use, packed with features, and usable as an iPad or Android POS system.

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Stripe
By Lori Fairbanks | January 22, 2021

Stripe is the best online credit card processor because it's easy to use and has transparent pricing, extra features, and custom options.

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PayPal Credit Card Processing
By Lori Fairbanks | January 22, 2021

PayPal is our pick as the best credit card processor for freelancers and solopreneurs because of its budget-friendly, pay-as-you-go terms no matter how you accept payments: in person, online or over...

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Helcim
By Lori Fairbanks | January 22, 2021

Helcim is the best credit card processor for established small businesses because of its transparent rates, single monthly fee and rate-lock guarantee.

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National Processing
By Lori Fairbanks | January 22, 2021

National Processing is the best credit card processor for low transaction rates because of its low interchange-plus rates and rate-lock guarantee.

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Adopting a CRM? How to Get Buy-in From Your Sales Department
By Mona Bushnell | January 22, 2021

A CRM is a great tool for marketing and sales teams, but only if you can get your sales department's buy-in.

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Managing Millennials in the Workplace
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 22, 2021

Learn how millennials have influenced the workplace and their current role in today's workforce. It's important to know the best ways to manage them.

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6 Examples of Diverse and Inclusive Companies
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 21, 2021

Learn from these six companies to build your own diversity-and-inclusion policy.

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Contract Workers vs. Employees: What Your Business Needs to Know
By Jennifer Post | January 21, 2021

Learn the key differences between contractors and employees so you can hire the right type of workers for your business.

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20 Employee Engagement Ideas That Work
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 21, 2021

Engaged employees offer a lot of benefits to your business. Here's how to get them there.

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The Best Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Software of 2021
By Adam Uzialko | January 20, 2021

Electronic medical records (EMR) systems and medical practice management software are integral to modern healthcare organizations. These are the best healthcare IT platforms we encountered in our...

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Best Video Surveillance Systems of 2021
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 20, 2021

Business News Daily conducted extensive research to find the best video surveillance systems for small businesses that are affordable, offer robust features and are easy to set up and use.

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How to Create a Lead Capture Form
By Max Freedman | January 20, 2021

This guide explains the benefits of a lead capture form and how to build one for your landing pages.

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Best POS Systems for 2021
By Lori Fairbanks | January 20, 2021

Here are the best POS systems for small businesses in 2021, including point-of-sale solutions for retail stores, restaurants and mobile businesses.

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5 Tricks to Lower Your Credit Card Processing Fees
By Julianna Lopez | January 20, 2021

Are you paying too much for credit card processing? Here are five things you can do to lower your rates.

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8 Big Data Solutions for Small Businesses
By Pamela Oldham | January 20, 2021

This guide includes basic information about big data and a list of eight big data solutions for small businesses.

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Workplace Conflicts? 5 Tips to Improve Communication
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 20, 2021

Use these five communication strategies to effectively resolve workplace conflict.

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Best Document Management Software and Systems of 2021
By Adam Uzialko | January 19, 2021

Document management software is an increasingly critical part of any business in the digital era. Instead of rows of filing cabinets, document management systems create an electronic archive that any...

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How to Create an Invoice
By Max Freedman | January 19, 2021

Invoicing customers for your products and services is part of doing business. Here's how to create an invoice to give to your clients.

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How to Evaluate and Track Employee Performance
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 19, 2021

Employee performance evaluations provide important information about how your employees are doing, and enable you to support them as needed.

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How to Create a Quote
By Max Freedman | January 19, 2021

A potential customer or client may request a price quote from you. Here's how to provide a professional estimate.