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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.

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RingCentral
By Chad Brooks | August 13, 2020

RingCentral is our favorite phone service for businesses because of its wide array of features, reliability and multiple service plans.

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What Is an LLC?
By Simone Johnson | August 13, 2020

Choosing the right business entity can be tricky, but understanding what an LLC is can help you make the best choice.

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What Is PBX?
By Simone Johnson | August 11, 2020

Does your business need a PBX system?

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Tips on Choosing The Right Location for Your Business
By Matt D'Angelo | August 10, 2020

It's one of the most important decisions you will make, which is why you must do your homework and answer all of the relevant questions.

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Diversity and Inclusion Strategies for Startups
By Kiely Kuligowski | August 07, 2020

The best way to build a diverse and inclusive business is to do it from the beginning.

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How to Register and Trademark a Brand Name
By Marisa Sanfilippo | August 07, 2020

If you want to protect your business's intellectual property, the first step is to register and trademark your brand name. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to register a trademark with the USPTO.

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What Small Business Tips Can You Learn From Animal Crossing?
By Andrew Martins | August 06, 2020

Nintendo's Animal Crossing: New Horizons game is immensely popular. Part of its appeal is that it's more than just a fun way to relax. Find out what it can teach you about running a small business.

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Business Partnership Agreement Writing Guide
By Adam Uzialko | August 06, 2020

Every business partnership needs a business partnership agreement. This guide will help you write a business partnership agreement that doesn't leave anything out.

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What Are Intangible Assets?
By Simone Johnson | August 05, 2020

Not all company assets are physical items like property or equipment. Learn what intangible assets are, how to acquire them and how to account for them on your balance sheet.

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How to Terminate an Employee Remotely
By Jane Genova | August 05, 2020

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

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What Is a Tax Audit? What Do You Do If You Get Audited?
By Simone Johnson | August 04, 2020

Understanding what a tax audit is can make them less scary. Here's what you should know if you receive an audit notice from the IRS.

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How to Know if You Really Classify as a Small Business
By Sean Peek | August 04, 2020

Knowing whether your business is considered small by the Small Business Administration is important, because the official classification has a number of benefits.

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How to Conduct a Market Analysis for Your Business
By Kiely Kuligowski | August 03, 2020

A market analysis can help you identify how to better position your business to be competitive and serve your customers.

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12 Best Photo Editing Apps for Business
By Sammi Caramela | July 31, 2020

Your business has a lot to gain by making sure your social media photos look the best they can.

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What Is a Lien?
By Simone Johnson | July 31, 2020

If you take out a small business loan and the lender requires collateral, they may place a lien on your assets. Here's what you should know about liens.

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25 Business Ideas With (Almost) No Startup Costs
By Sean Peek | July 30, 2020

Dreaming of starting your own business but low on capital? Here are 25 low-cost options to consider.

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What Is Crowdfunding?
By Simone Johnson | July 29, 2020

Need funds for your business? Here's what you should know about crowdfunding.

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Customer Service 101: Phone Etiquette for Small Businesses
By Sammi Caramela | July 29, 2020

Phone etiquette is essential to maintaining customer satisfaction and representing your brand professionally. Here's what small business owners should know about managing the phone lines.

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Remote PC Access Software: Our Top Picks for Small Businesses
By Skye Schooley | July 28, 2020

Considering remote PC access software to manage your workers' devices? Here are our top picks for small businesses.

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10 Simple Ways to Cut Business Expenses
By Matt D'Angelo | July 28, 2020

Cutting business expenses is a great way to improve the bottom line without bringing in more revenue. Where can your business quickly trim the fat?

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How to Define Accounting for Business
By Matt D'Angelo | July 27, 2020

What is accounting? Understanding the definition of accounting and the key concepts behind it can help you manage your small business's financials.