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15 Gifts to Say 'Thank You' to Your Professional Contacts
By Kiely Kuligowski | December 02, 2020

It's important to thank your clients and partners for their support and assistance. These 10 gifts can help you show your gratitude.

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A Guide to Choosing the Right Small Business Loan
By Matt D'Angelo | December 01, 2020

Looking for a small business loan? Before you apply for one, check out this guide to learn about the different types of lenders and loans.

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How to Write a Job Offer Letter
By Julie Ritzer Ross | December 01, 2020

Learn why a job offer letter is important and what to include in it – and omit from it.

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How to Interpret and Learn from POS Sales Reports
By Lori Fairbanks | December 01, 2020

POS sales reports provide a treasure trove of information that can help you spot trends and manage inventory.

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How to Develop a Call to Action (With Examples)
By Marisa Sanfilippo | November 30, 2020

Impactful CTAs prompt your audience to take actions that benefit your business, whether that's actually buying a product, signing up for a newsletter or downloading a brochure.

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Predictive or Prescriptive Analytics? Your Business Needs Both
By Nicole Fallon | November 30, 2020

Your business is probably using analytics to predict trends and plan for the future. But don't forget about prescriptive analytics, which leads to concrete decisions.

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How to Lower the Risk of Coronavirus at Work
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 30, 2020

As the pandemic rages on, there are steps business owners can take to keep employees safe in the workplace.

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Can Employers Reimburse Employees for Health Insurance?
By Patrick Proctor | November 27, 2020

Employers can reimburse employees for some healthcare-related costs. The key is following IRS regulations.

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How to Become a Customer-Centric Business
By Marisa Sanfilippo | November 27, 2020

A customer-centric business focuses primarily on the customer experience with the brand and product. Here's how to become a customer-centric business.

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Small Business Guide to Paying Holiday Bonuses
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 27, 2020

Awarding holiday bonuses is a great way to make your employees feel valued.

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Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software
By Lori Fairbanks | November 26, 2020

Accounting software is essential for running a healthy business. Learn what features to look for and what you can expect to pay.

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How to Choose Online Tax Software for Business: A Buyer's Guide
By Andrew Martins | November 26, 2020

There a variety of factors to consider when shopping for online tax software.

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Best Tech Deals for Small Businesses on Black Friday
By Andrew Martins | November 26, 2020

This year's Black Friday promises to be unique, with social distancing and remote work being the norm, but there are still great tech deals to put on your shopping list this holiday season.

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Oracle NetSuite
By Adam Uzialko | November 25, 2020

Oracle NetSuite is an enterprise resource planning platform that includes an inventory management module. It is a comprehensive and powerful system suitable for midsize businesses, manufacturers, and...

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Choosing an Online Fax Service: A Buyer's Guide
By Andrew Martins | November 25, 2020

Looking for an online fax service? Here is everything you need to know about choosing one.

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Fishbowl
By Adam Uzialko | November 25, 2020

Fishbowl is user-friendly and adaptable inventory management software, with integrations for a wide range of leading business software solutions.

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QuickBooks Commerce
By Adam Uzialko | November 25, 2020

QuickBooks Commerce includes inventory management tools that are easy to set up and use. It offers accounting software alongside features like item tracking and inventory cataloging to increase small...

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What Is Holiday Pay?
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 25, 2020

While you don't have to offer holiday pay, it's a great way to show employees that you care.

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Lightspeed
By Adam Uzialko | November 25, 2020

Lightspeed is a cloud-based point-of-sale system and inventory management software that is simple to implement and learn.

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Cin7
By Adam Uzialko | November 25, 2020

Cin7 is inventory management software for growing and midsize businesses. It offers key tools like item tracking, order management and costing tools, as well as integrations with related systems like...

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How to Find a Factory to Manufacture Your Product
By Bennett Conlin | November 25, 2020

Finding the right ma manufacturing facility to produce your products is a critical component to your company's success.

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Holiday Marketing: 8 Trends That Will Drive Sales
By Sammi Caramela | November 24, 2020

Here are eight holiday marketing trends to leverage this year.

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5 POS Reports Every Business Owner Should Run
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 24, 2020

Here's how POS reporting can help you make important decisions about sales and inventory.

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Tips and Tricks to Using CRM for Customer Service
By Matt Alderton | November 24, 2020

CRM software can improve customer service, sales and marketing. These tips can optimize your use of CRM software.

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How to Optimize Your E-Commerce Website for Holiday Shoppers
By Marisa Sanfilippo | November 23, 2020

Optimizing your e-commerce website this holiday season can boost sales and customer satisfaction.

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How to Make the Most of Small Business Saturday
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 23, 2020

Small Business Saturday is a great way to build up your business and your local economy.

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20 Fun and Affordable Gifts for Your Boss
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 23, 2020

Finding a gift for your boss can be tough—use this guide to help you find the perfect present for any type of boss.

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Distracted Workers Are Costing You Money
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 23, 2020

Your employees are distracted during the day, and it's costing you time and money.

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Small Business Marketing Guide: Everything New and Existing Businesses Should Know About Acquiring New Customers
By Jennifer Post | November 20, 2020

Small businesses have a lot to manage, including marketing. This guide will introduce you to core concepts of small business marketing.

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Market Research Guide for Business Owners
By Adam Uzialko | November 20, 2020

Market research is an important part of a business plan and should serve to guide your business as it grows.