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Why You Need to Accept Mobile Wallets at Your SMB
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 07, 2021

Consumers are increasingly using digital wallets like Apple Pay at checkout. Learn more about this payment method and how your small business can accept it.

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Best Payroll Services for 2021
By Chad Brooks | January 06, 2021

Business News Daily conducted extensive research to find the best payroll service providers for small businesses in 2021, including solutions for sole proprietors and household employers.

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Gusto Payroll Software
By Matt D'Angelo | January 06, 2021

Gusto's month-to-month pricing plans and comprehensive features earn it our best pick for sole proprietors and S-corps that use contractors or freelancers.

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OnPay
By Chad Brooks | January 06, 2021

We recommend OnPay as the best payroll service for very small businesses. The service handles all payroll tax responsibilities, plus it offers employers unlimited pay runs and multiple ways to pay...

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Intuit QuickBooks Payroll
By Chad Brooks | January 06, 2021

QuickBooks Payroll is our favorite payroll service for small businesses. Its three pricing plans allow your service package to grow along with your business.

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SurePayroll
By Chad Brooks | January 06, 2021

SurePayroll provides great payroll features for individuals with a full-time nanny, caregiver, housekeeper or other home service provider, making it our best payroll pick for household employers.

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Best CRM Software of 2021
By Simone Johnson | January 06, 2021

We've examined the best customer relationship management (CRM) services for small businesses. Check out our reviews to find the right program for you.

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How to Secure a Business Grant
By Skye Schooley | January 06, 2021

In order to obtain a business grant, you need to be meticulous when providing the information that the gran provider asks for.

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Best Online Tax Software for 2021
By Andrew Martins | January 05, 2021

Tax software can help you meet compliance requirements and get bigger refunds. We analyzed dozens of companies to find the best tax software for small business.

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Drake Tax
By Andrew Martins | January 05, 2021

Tax professionals and preparers need tax software too, and Drake Tax delivers a top-notch solution for preparing clients' tax returns.

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Intuit TurboTax
By Andrew Martins | January 05, 2021

Intuit TurboTax is our favorite online tax software because it's easy to use, comprehensive, powerful and effective.

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TaxAct
By Andrew Martins | January 05, 2021

For those with simple tax needs, TaxAct offers a free option for filing personal income taxes.

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H&R Block
By Andrew Martins | January 05, 2021

If you're self-employed, a very small business or a pass-through entity like an LLC, H&R Block is more than powerful enough to cover your needs. Its highly helpful software also comes with access to...

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A Guide to Managing Customer Relationships
By David Gargaro | January 05, 2021

Managing customer relationships is critical to retention and customer loyalty. Here's how to effectively manage customer relationships.

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7 Ways to Improve Your Sales
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 05, 2021

Need help improving your sales process? Try these seven strategies.

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7 Tips for Creating a Great Business Marketing Plan
By Adryan Corcione | January 05, 2021

Marketing is a key component in the success of every small business. Use these seven tips to create a plan that works for you.

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The Best Retirement Plan Options for Small Business Owners 2021
By Lori Fairbanks | January 04, 2021

Regardless of their size, small businesses have many options for employee retirement plans they can offer as part of their benefits package.

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The Future of Retail: Trends for 2021
By Andrew Martins | January 04, 2021

The pandemic changed the retail landscape in a big way. Find out what retail industry experts have to say about the trends that will continue into 2021 and what's coming next for retailers.

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7 Ways to Improve Your Hiring Process
By Sammi Caramela | January 04, 2021

Learn how to create and improve your hiring process to increase employee quality and retention.

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401(k) Plan: What It Is and How to Choose One
By Jennifer Post | December 31, 2020

Employees can contribute a portion of their pay to saving for retirement and have that money automatically deducted from their paychecks before taxes.

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Business Owners Want More Convenient Banking Services
By Andrew Martins | December 31, 2020

Choosing a bank for your business can feel daunting. Here are seven things to consider when searching for one.

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5 Ways POS Systems Are Changing (and Why It Matters)
By Kayla Harrison | December 31, 2020

Learn how POS systems have changed and how their capabilities can help you better manage your business.

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6 Steps to a Successful CRM Implementation
By Jordan Beier | December 31, 2020

Learn how to implement CRM software with these six steps to have a successful launch for both your team and your customers.

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Snapchat for Business: Everything You Need to Know
By Saige Driver | December 31, 2020

Snapchat is a unique tool for businesses to connect with customers. Here's how to use it.

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3PL Logistics Guide
By Max Freedman | December 30, 2020

3PL refers to the outsourcing of e-commerce processes. How could 3PL improve your e-commerce business?

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How to Choose Dropship Automation Software
By Max Freedman | December 30, 2020

This guide explains how to use dropship automation software and how it can improve your dropshipping e-commerce business.

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How to Franchise a Startup: 5 Tips for Success
By Sammi Caramela | December 30, 2020

Expansion is expensive and time-consuming. By franchising your company, you can reach new locales without having to closely manage the new operation.

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CRM Integrations for Small Businesses
By Jordan Beier | December 30, 2020

Learn how integrating your CRM software with these nine third-party applications can streamline business operations and increase the value of every customer interaction.

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Small Business Guide to POS: Point of Sale Systems and Software
By Max Freedman | December 29, 2020

Point of sales systems are the brains of your business, so it’s important to find a reliable option.

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Guide to Shipping Software
By Max Freedman | December 29, 2020

Shipping software is a critical need for online businesses. Here is a complete guide on what it is, what it includes and what the top options are.