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Online Business Laws Your Small Business Needs to Know
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 09, 2020

There are many rules and regulations that govern e-commerce. These five, in particular, could significantly impact your small business.

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How to Start an LLC: A Step-by-Step Guide
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 06, 2020

An LLC is a safe, flexible business structure option for small business owners. Here's what you need to do to set up an LLC.

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8 Best Practices Every Small Business Should Follow
By Adam Uzialko | November 06, 2020

You should always take opportunities to reevaluate your business and determine where you might be able to do better. These eight best practices will help you ensure success.

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What Is Project Resource Management?
By Sean Peek | November 06, 2020

Here's what you need to know about project resource management to become more efficient.

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Cloud Computing: A Small Business Guide
By Andrew Martins | November 06, 2020

Broadband internet access and the ubiquity of mobile devices makes cloud computing a viable option for small businesses everywhere.

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How to Install a VPN Connection
By Joshua Stowers | November 05, 2020

Looking to enhance your network security? Find out how to set up a secure virtual private network.

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Creating Online Forms: A Step-by-Step Guide
By Nicole Fallon | November 05, 2020

Here are the basics of building online forms and a few tools you can use to get started.

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How to Promote Your Small Business on Facebook
By Stella Morrison | November 05, 2020

Facebook is an important marketing tool for small businesses. Here are some tips to make better use of the world's most popular social media platform.

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Business Health Insurance Requirements for 2020-2021
By Patrick Proctor | November 05, 2020

As a small business owner, these are the requirements you should be aware of when offering health insurance to your employees.

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How to Calculate and Improve Employee Turnover
By Skye Schooley | November 05, 2020

Learn what causes employee turnover and how to improve retention.

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Best Accounting Software and Invoice Generators of 2021
By Lori Fairbanks | November 04, 2020

We researched dozens of accounting software applications and recommend these vendors as the best accounting software and invoice generators of 2021.

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10 Ways to Handle Difficult Customers
By Skye Schooley | November 04, 2020

Learn what training courses and techniques help defuse difficult customer situations.

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11 Things to Do Before Starting a Business
By Stella Morrison | November 04, 2020

It's important to research your industry, find competitors, understand risk and map out your finances before starting your business.

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How to Manage Expense Reimbursement
By Adam Uzialko | November 04, 2020

As an employer, you're required to reimburse employees for work-related expenses that could reduce their pay below minimum wage. Here's how to develop an effective expense reimbursement policy.

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What is IVR? A Buying Guide for Business Owners
By Mona Bushnell | November 04, 2020

If you're looking to optimize your employees' time, investing in an interactive voice response system can help.

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Building a Business Website: A Small Business Guide
By Karina Fabian | November 03, 2020

Your small business needs a website. Here's how to build one.

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The Benefits of Performance Management Software
By Andrew Martins | November 03, 2020

Information is a powerful tool as a small business owner, and performance management software can help you learn more about your employees.

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How to Choose the Best E-Commerce Platform
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 03, 2020

Thinking about selling online? Read our guide to learn everything there is to know about online selling.

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How Long Do Computers Last? 10 Signs You Need a New One
By Derek Walter | November 02, 2020

Computers are essential to modern business, so it's important to keep them running at peak performance. Here are 10 signs you need a new computer.

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How to Develop a Disciplinary Action Policy
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 02, 2020

A disciplinary action policy helps prevent issues from affecting your employees and company, and can protect you from legal ramifications. Here's how to create one, plus helpful templates.

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3 Steps to Improving Poor Employee Performance
By Skye Schooley | November 02, 2020

Learn how to identify and improve poor employee performance.

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Stratustime
By Chad Brooks | October 30, 2020

Stratustime is the best overall time and attendance system for small businesses because of its advanced features, great support and modest price.

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Mileage Reimbursement: What You Need to Know
By Adam Uzialko | October 30, 2020

Learn about the laws surrounding mileage reimbursement so you can create a company policy that meets state and federal regulations.

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How Benefits Administration Can Help Your SMB
By Andrew Martins | October 30, 2020

If your business offers benefits to your employees, you need a way to manage those benefits properly.

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7 Project Management Styles
By Sean Peek | October 30, 2020

Understanding these project management styles can help you determine which would be most effective for your small business.

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How Project Management Software Can Boost Your Business
By Simone Johnson | October 30, 2020

Project management software can do wonders for your business's operations, but it's important to choose the right system.

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How to Manage and Improve Employee Retention
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 29, 2020

Employers can't afford to have high turnover, which is why employee retention is so important.

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What Every Small Business Owner Needs to Know About Startup 401(k) Plans
By Julie Ritzer Ross | October 29, 2020

New tax breaks and other developments make launching a startup 401(k) plan for employees a more viable option for small businesses.

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What Is a Human Resource Information System?
By Andrew Martins | October 29, 2020

Find out how your company's HR department could benefit from a human resource information system.

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How to Create a Strong Business Recruitment Strategy
By Joshua Stowers | October 28, 2020

Be honest – you don't even know where to begin. Find the best recruiting strategies here.