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Mobile Credit Card Processing: Fees and Pricing Explained
By Elizabeth Peterson | May 07, 2014

Mobile payment processing can be complex. Here's a simple guide for understanding the costs associated with mobile credit card processing.

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How to Choose a Business Email Service
By Brett Nuckles | May 02, 2014

Not all email platforms are created equal.

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5 Steps to an Effective Instagram Strategy
By Nicole Fallon | April 30, 2014

Instagram can be a great way to drive sales and customer engagement with your brand. Here's how to do it.

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Salesforce Small Business CRM: Top 3 Business Features
By Sara Angeles | April 29, 2014

Salesforce Small Business CRM makes it easy to manage contacts and keep track of sales processes.

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7 Email Apps for iOS
By Brett Nuckles | April 25, 2014

Managing your email inbox is a key part of running your small business.

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E-Commerce Stores Have Competitive Edge When They Don't Collect Sales Tax
By Chad Brooks | April 25, 2014

Evidence from investors, analysts and consumers themselves reveals that online stores have a competitive edge when they don’t have to collect sales tax from shoppers

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VoIP vs. PSTN: Which Phone System Is Right for Your Business?
By Sara Angeles | April 23, 2014

Pros and cons of VoIP and landline business phone systems.

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What is Quora?
By Chad Brooks | April 23, 2014

Quora is an online site where people can post questions and get advice from others in their industry.

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What is Klout?
By Chad Brooks | April 22, 2014

Klout is an online service that gives users the ability to both measure their online influence and increase it.

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How to Become a Security Analyst
By Ed Tittel | April 22, 2014

Security is so important to meeting business goals and complying with mandated protections for confidentiality, security analysts are involved in all stages of IT development.

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Top 5 Windows Phones for Business
By Brett Nuckles | April 19, 2014

Android and iPhone aren't your only options.

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S Corporation vs. LLC: Which is Best for You?
By Chad Brooks | April 18, 2014

Figuring out how to structure your company will be one of the most important decisions you make. Here's the difference between the two.

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How Talking to My Smartphone Made Me More Productive
By Brett Nuckles | April 18, 2014

Talking can help you spend less time tapping your smartphone and more time working.

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Google Calendar: 8 Hidden Tips & Tricks
By Brett Nuckles | April 15, 2014

But Google Calendar is much more than a digital version of your desktop calendar.

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How to Use CRM for Your Small Business
By Sara Angeles | April 14, 2014

Customer relationship management software helps small businesses create happier, more loyal customers.

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The 10 Non-Tech Skills Employers Are Looking for Most
By Chad Brooks | April 11, 2014

Technical skills aren't the only things employers are looking for in new hires.

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Need a Credit Card Machine? Here's How and Where to Buy One
By Elizabeth Peterson | April 10, 2014

If you want to accept credit cards, you're going to need a credit card machine. Figuring out which one is right for you gets a little complicated.

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The Best Accounting Software
By Sara Angeles | April 08, 2014

Before you start running a business, you'll need an accounting software to keep track of your nickels and dimes.

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The Best Background Check Services
By Chad Brooks | April 07, 2014

Where to go before you make a big hiring mistake.

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6 Spreadsheet apps for iOS
By Brett Nuckles | April 05, 2014

A good spreadsheet app is vital for managing profits, earnings, expenses, inventory and a lot more.

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Employee Background Checks: What's Legal, What's Not
By Chad Brooks | April 02, 2014

If you're trying to find out more about a job candidate before you hire, make sure you know what's legal and what's not.

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Avoiding Call Center Disasters (Before They Happen)
By Sara Angeles | April 02, 2014

Call center customer service disasters happen every day. Here's how to stop them.

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Marketing Realism for 2014: Don't Let a Good Plan Sit on the Shelf (Op-Ed)
By Business News Daily Editor | April 01, 2014

Plan your marketing for the year ahead, though remember to keep your goals realistic.

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What is Conjoint Analysis?
By Chad Brooks | April 01, 2014

Conjoint analysis is a marketing research technique that helps businesses measure what their consumers value most about their products and services.

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5 Business Presentation Apps for iOS
By Brett Nuckles | March 29, 2014

You don’t have to be chained to the office to give a presentation anymore.

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What Is a Decision Tree?
By Chad Brooks | March 28, 2014

Decision trees are flowchart graphs or diagrams that help explore all of the decision alternatives and their possible outcomes.

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8 Reasons to Outsource Your Payroll
By Chad Brooks | March 27, 2014

Entrepreneurs tell us why they outsource their payroll.

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Factoring Offers Financing Alternative for Small Businesses
By Sara Angeles | March 25, 2014

Factoring lets businesses raise capital by selling their accounts receivable. Here's how it works.

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Phone Options: Landline vs. Cellphone vs. VoIP
By Jeanette Mulvey | March 21, 2014

Choosing a small business phone system can be a huge decision. Here are the pros and cons of landlines, mobile and VoIP phone systems.

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8 Things to Consider When Taking Your Office Paperless
By Business News Daily Editor | March 19, 2014

It can improve productivity and profitability.