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Paychex
By Laura Handrick | March 31, 2021

Paychex is an especially good payroll service for large businesses. It serves businesses with up to 1,000 employees, handles all payroll and payroll tax responsibilities, is available in multiple...

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Intuit QuickBooks Payroll
By Chad Brooks | March 31, 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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ADP
By Laura Handrick | March 31, 2021

ADP offers payroll services for businesses of all sizes. While the size of your business will determine the platform you use, each offers the same core payroll services, including the ability to run...

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OnPay
By Chad Brooks | March 31, 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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Gusto Payroll Software
By Chad Brooks | March 31, 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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How to Use a CRM for Lead Management
By Max Freedman | March 31, 2021

CRM software helps streamline your lead management process and ensure valuable prospects don't fall through the cracks.

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How to Create a CRM Dashboard (Examples)
By Max Freedman | March 31, 2021

A CRM dashboard gives your employees a snapshot of the metrics that matter most.

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The Best Inventory Management Software of 2021
By Adam Uzialko | March 30, 2021

Learn which features to look for in inventory management software for your business and inventory management software applications we recommend.

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Best Call Centers and Answering Services for Businesses for 2021
By Adam Uzialko | March 30, 2021

If you're wondering how to choose the best call center service for your business, look no further. This guide includes our best picks for call center services and all the information you need to...

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How a Mobile CRM Benefits Your Business
By Max Freedman | March 30, 2021

Having a CRM system that has the same functionality on mobile devices as it does on a computer offers significant benefits for your business and employees.

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How to Master Cold Calling (Scripts Included)
By Yara Simón | March 29, 2021

Cold calling is a way to reach new customers that has many benefits as well as challenges.

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Best Live Chat Apps
By Jennifer Post | March 26, 2021

This guide explains how live chat apps work and their customer service benefits for small business, and provides tips on how to choose a live chat app for your business.

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What Is the FDCPA?
By Max Freedman | March 26, 2021

The FDCPA is a federal law that protects consumers from predatory debt collection activities.

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What Is Bookkeeping?
By Cynthia Uzialko | March 25, 2021

To understand the financial health of your business, you need to have precise bookkeeping.

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How to Calculate a Sales Percentage
By Max Freedman | March 25, 2021

The are several different sales percentages your business may need to calculate. Knowing the formula for those equations is key.

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How to Collect on a Judgment
By Max Freedman | March 24, 2021

When suing a debtor, having a judgment in your favor is only part of the battle. There are several steps you may have to take to recoup what you are owed.

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How to Develop a Credit Policy
By Max Freedman | March 24, 2021

A credit policy can help protect you against clients who don't pay what they owe and boost your cash flow.

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What Is Skip Tracing in Debt Collection?
By Max Freedman | March 24, 2021

Skip tracing is a critical step when trying to collect debt from someone who is difficult to find.

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The Best PEOs of 2021
By Skye Schooley | March 23, 2021

Here are the best professional employer organizations (PEOs), which allow small businesses to lease employees and outsource administrative jobs.

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Sage
By Sean Peek | March 23, 2021

Sage Business Cloud Accounting is our choice as the best accounting software for freelancers and the self-employed because it is affordable and simple to set up and use.

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FreshBooks Accounting Software
By Donna Fuscaldo | March 23, 2021

FreshBooks is our pick for the best small business invoicing software application for its ease of use, advanced features and competitive pricing.

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Intuit QuickBooks Online
By Donna Fuscaldo | March 23, 2021

Quickbooks Online is our favorite accounting software for small businesses because it can grow with your business.

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Zoho Books
By Donna Fuscaldo | March 23, 2021

Zoho Books is the best accounting software for freelancers, sole proprietors, consultants, artists and home-businesses.

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Oracle NetSuite
By Nicole Fallon | March 23, 2021

Oracle NetSuite is a popular cloud-based ERP that offers a comprehensive suite of integrated business management solutions. Capabilities include accounting, CRM, e-commerce, inventory, payments,...

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Xero
By Donna Fuscaldo | March 23, 2021

As your business grows, it's important to have accounting software that supports and adapts to those changes. Xero's prices and plans accommodate a company's progression, which is important for small...

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Wave Financial
By Simone R. Johnson | March 23, 2021

Wave is free, cloud-based accounting software that is viable for freelancers and businesses with fewer than 10 employees.

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Debt Collection Laws and How They Apply to Businesses That Owe Money
By Max Freedman | March 23, 2021

There are laws and ethical guidelines creditors must follow when trying to collect an unpaid debt from businesses. Learn how to respond to a commercial collections agency.

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The Best Electronic Signature Apps
By Marisa Sanfilippo | March 23, 2021

Electronic signature apps have digitized and streamlined the document-signing process.

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What Is Crowdfunding?
By Simone Johnson | March 22, 2021

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

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Should You Hire a Debt Collection Attorney for Your Business?
By Max Freedman | March 22, 2021

Depending on your needs, you may be best served by hiring a debt collection attorney to recover outstanding debts.