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3 Secrets of Successful Facebook Ads
By Business News Daily Editor | July 24, 2020

Paid Facebook ads have proven to be quite effective for businesses, but there have been a lot of changes in recent years. Here's how to make your next campaign succeed.

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Tips Black Women Business Owners Have for Black Female Entrepreneurs
By Simone Johnson | July 24, 2020

Black female entrepreneurs are leading the way in starting businesses, and the right advice and resources are key to their continued success.

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Cash Flow Management: Techniques and Tools
By Matt D'Angelo | July 24, 2020

Cash flow management is an essential skill that all business owners should possess. These techniques and tools make it easier to manage cash flow.

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6 Smart Ways to Share Files Securely
By Sean Peek | July 23, 2020

Sharing files is common for small businesses, but it's important to do so securely to protect sensitive data.

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Your Small Business Guide to LLC Operating Agreements
By Skye Schooley | July 22, 2020

Learn what an LLC operating agreement is and how to create one for your business.

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Want to Boost Employee Productivity? Offer an Incentive
By Max Freedman | July 22, 2020

Offering employees a little incentive can go a long way in boosting productivity. This guide will give you ideas for workplace motivation that can have a material impact on overall productivity.

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Is a VoIP or Landline System Better for Your Business?
By Kiely Kuligowski | July 21, 2020

In the battle of VoIP vs. landline phone systems for your business, which one wins?

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Should You Set Up Your Business as an LLC or S Corporation?
By Simone Johnson | July 21, 2020

Choosing the right business type is important to the success of your business. Find out whether your company should be an LLC or S corporation.

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Articles of Incorporation: What New Business Owners Should Know
By Max Freedman | July 21, 2020

If you want to incorporate your business, you need to secure articles of incorporation. This guide introduces you to the concept and explains how to obtain articles of incorporation for your business.

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How to Find the Right Softphone App for Your Business
By Kiely Kuligowski | July 20, 2020

What is a softphone app, and how can it help your company?

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How to Register a Business Trademark
By Simone Johnson | July 20, 2020

There are many steps in registering a business trademark. Check out our breakdown on how to do it right.

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What Is EBITDA?
By Simone Johnson | July 17, 2020

EBITDA is a way to measure a company's financial health. Here's how you can use this analysis tool.

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The Pros and Cons of Business Partnerships
By Skye Schooley | July 16, 2020

Is a business partnership right for you?

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Advertising vs. Marketing: What's the Difference, and Which Should I Use?
By Max Freedman | July 16, 2020

There is a nuanced difference between advertising and marketing. Understanding this difference is key to building a successful marketing strategy for your small business.

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Keap
By Simone Johnson | July 15, 2020

Keap is a strong contact management software with robust marketing, sales and e-commerce tools built-in. The functionality and interface are top of the line, but it's not a lightweight solution, and...

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Zoho CRM
By Simone Johnson | July 15, 2020

Zoho CRM is easy to implement, intuitive to use and inexpensive to adopt. It offers a lot of functionality at a competitive price point, and it's easy to tailor to your needs.

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Less Annoying CRM
By Simone Johnson | July 15, 2020

With just one subscription tier of $15 per user per month, Less Annoying CRM takes the complexity and expense out of adopting a customer relationship management solution.

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HubSpot CRM
By Simone Johnson | July 15, 2020

The free version of HubSpot may offer very small businesses enough functionality to improve processes and organization at zero cost. It also offers a wealth of raining resources.

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Choosing CRM Software: A Buyer's Guide
By Matt D'Angelo | July 15, 2020

CRM software was originally designed to help businesses build and maintain relationships with new and existing customers.

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Salesforce
By Simone Johnson | July 15, 2020

Salesforce offers small businesses the power and functionality of an enterprise-level CRM in a package that can be gradually scaled and upgraded over time.

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Which LLC Taxes Must Your Business File?
By Andrew Martins | July 14, 2020

If you're considering establishing an LLC for your business, keep these tax considerations in mind.

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The Best Recruiting Software for Small Businesses
By Skye Schooley | July 13, 2020

Recruiting software helps your business find the best talent. Here are our best picks.

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Workable
By Skye Schooley | July 13, 2020

Workable is the best overall recruiting software for small business because it is affordable, easy to use, and packed with useful features.

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BambooHR
By Skye Schooley | July 13, 2020

BambooHR has several great recruiting software capabilities, its standout feature, though, is that small businesses can track and manage individuals throughout each phase of the employment process.

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Breezy HR
By Skye Schooley | July 13, 2020

Breezy HR offers an excellent free version of its recruiting software. The free plan can accommodate one active position and one active candidate pool for small businesses with basic recruiting needs.

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Could Your Business Benefit From a Phone System Mobile App?
By Mark Henricks | July 13, 2020

Business phone system mobile apps allow your employees to receive customer calls on any of their mobile devices, appearing to the caller as though they were on your business's main phone line.

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What Is ROI?
By Simone Johnson | July 10, 2020

Here's everything you should know about return on investment and how to use it to ensure your business spending is increasing your earnings.

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What Is Mobile App Development?
By Sean Peek | July 09, 2020

What is mobile app development, how does it work, and why is it important to your business? Here's everything you need to know about mobile app development for small business.

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Should You Consider Asset-Based Lending?
By Adam Uzialko | July 08, 2020

Asset-based lending refers to loans that are backed by collateral instead of based on your credit score. Here's what you need to know to tell whether asset-based lending is right for your business.

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How to Set Up a POS System
By Lori Fairbanks | July 08, 2020

Setting up a new tablet POS system is easy. Here's how to do it and some tips to help you get started