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FIFO vs. LIFO: What Is the Difference?
By Business News Daily | August 28, 2020

What inventory management method should you use for your business? Learn about FIFO and LIFO to help you decide.

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Ultimate Guide to Business Franchising
By Marisa Sanfilippo | August 27, 2020

Franchising offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to open up a ready-made business that has branding and processes already in place.

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7 Ways to (Really) Know Your Customers
By Sammi Caramela | August 26, 2020

Customer engagement is important to building brand loyalty and driving repeat business. Here's how to improve your customer engagement.

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What Are Demographics in Marketing?
By Max Freedman | August 26, 2020

Demographics are a key part of your small business marketing strategy. Demographics help you identify the individual members of your audience by key characteristics, wants and needs.

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Difference Between LLC and Inc.
By Adam Uzialko | August 26, 2020

What is the difference between an LLC and an Inc. business? This guide will explain how the two entities differ and why it matters to your small business.

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New Business Idea? How to Test It Before Launching
By Sammi Caramela | August 25, 2020

When preparing to start a business, you should test your business idea to ensure it is viable. Here's how to do it.

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The Best Receipt-Tracking Tools for Professionals
By Andrew Martins | August 25, 2020

Every small business needs a way to track their expenses. Find out which receipt-tracking software entrepreneurs prefer.

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Which Multiline Phone System Is Right for Your Business?
By Kiely Kuligowski | August 24, 2020

A multiline phone system is an office staple, but is it right for your business?

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6 Biggest Business Insurance Risks (and How to Mitigate Them)
By Nicole Fallon | August 24, 2020

These are the biggest insurance risks for small businesses that entrepreneurs should be aware of.

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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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9 Unique Delivery Services
By Jennifer Post | August 21, 2020

These 9 unique delivery services embrace mobile applications and online platforms to get you what you need quickly and easily.

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10 SWOT Analysis Tools for Small Businesses
By Sammi Caramela | August 21, 2020

Using a SWOT analysis tool provides you with the guidance you need to successfully lead your business.

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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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Tips for Hiring a Marketing Company
By Adam Uzialko | August 20, 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.

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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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You're Being Sued: A Guide to Handling a Business Lawsuit
By Jennifer Post | August 19, 2020

Getting sued is a small business owner's worst nightmare. Here's what to do if it happens to you.

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How to Make Your Corporate Activism Really Count
By Kiely Kuligowski | August 19, 2020

Token statements will land your business in trouble. How can your business walk the walk with meaningful corporate activism?

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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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Local Marketing Strategies for Success
By Adam Uzialko | August 17, 2020

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

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Why You Need a Business Bank Account, and How to Choose One
By Julie Ritzer Ross | August 14, 2020

It may seem easier to use your personal bank account for your new business; however, having a business bank account is a better idea. Here's why.

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4 Types of Phone Systems
By Jennifer Post | August 13, 2020

Businesses have several options to choose from when selecting a business phone system. The choices vary in cost and where the key PBX equipment is located.

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The Best Medical Billing Service Providers of 2020
By Adam Uzialko | August 13, 2020

Outsourcing revenue cycle management reduces the time and cost required to conduct thorough medical billing, from submitting claims to managing denials.

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CareCloud
By Adam Uzialko | August 13, 2020

CareCloud plugs your practice into a comprehensive platform for electronic health records (EHR), practice management and billing. Learn more about this cloud-based software application.

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ChartLogic
By Adam Uzialko | August 13, 2020

ChartLogic is a complete medical billing service that takes the entire revenue cycle management (RCM) process off of your practice's plate. It has experience billing for more than 80 specialties and...

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AdvancedMD
By Adam Uzialko | August 13, 2020

Check out, AdvancedMD, a medical practice management software that offers convenient appointment reminders, plus paperless faxing and prescribing.

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Choosing a Business Phone System: A Buyer's Guide
By Chad Brooks | August 13, 2020

Find a phone system that's right for your business.

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Grasshopper
By Chad Brooks | August 13, 2020

Grasshopper is our favorite virtual business phone service for a mobile workforce because of its ease of use and flexibility.

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Ooma
By Chad Brooks | August 13, 2020

Ooma Office is our favorite business phone system for very small businesses because of its easy installation and low cost.