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How to Keep Your Team Focused and Positive in 2021
By Skye Schooley | December 18, 2020

Follow these steps to identify employee burnout and help your team stay focused and productive in the new year.

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The Best Receipt-Tracking Tools for Professionals
By Andrew Martins | December 17, 2020

Every small business needs a way to track their expenses. Find out which receipt-tracking software entrepreneurs prefer.

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Business Bank Account Checklist: Documents You'll Need
By Kiely Kuligowski | December 17, 2020

Find out which documents and licenses you'll need to bring with you when you apply for a business bank account.

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Best Online Project Management Software of 2021
By Simone R. Johnson | December 17, 2020

Online project management software helps organize your team's work into one central location. Here are our best picks.

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Basecamp
By Simone R. Johnson | December 17, 2020

Basecamp is much more than your average project management tool. It breaks down large assignments into separate and smaller to-do lists. Basecamp places all the information related to the work at...

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Zoho Projects
By Simone R. Johnson | December 17, 2020

Need the best project management software for your remote teams? This solution is a tested system to bring you success.

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Trello
By Simone Johnson | December 17, 2020

Trello is our choice for the best online project management software because of all the features and options users can change to fit their team's needs and industry.

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Workfront
By Simone R. Johnson | December 17, 2020

Workfront is online project management software with innovative collaboration and flexible project planning tools.

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13 Business Ideas for Couples
By Marci Martin | December 17, 2020

While it might be challenging, there are a number of business opportunities for couples who are looking to get into work together.

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5 Ways CRM-Enabled POS Systems Can Help Your Business
By David Gargaro | December 17, 2020

An integrated point-of-sale and CRM system can streamline sales and marketing operations and save your business time and money.

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How to Choose a Company Name
By Jennifer Post | December 16, 2020

The name of your company defines your brand. Here's how to make a choice that works for your business.

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Best GPS Fleet Tracking Software and Systems for 2021
By Andrew Martins | December 16, 2020

After extensive research, we recommend these vendors as the best GPS fleet tracking systems and software for small businesses, including awards for the best value and best safety features.

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How to Calculate Your Business Valuation
By Andrew Martins | December 16, 2020

Knowing how much your business is worth can do more for you than just figuring out how much money you could make by selling it.

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Freelance Taxes: What Every Freelancer Needs to Know
By Paula Fernandes | December 16, 2020

Freelancing offers a lot of freedom, but also significant responsibility. That's especially true when tax time rolls around.

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Self-Employed 401(k) Plans: Frequently Asked Questions
By Heather Larson | December 16, 2020

See our complete guide to the best retirement plan for independent workers.

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LinkedIn for Business: Everything You Need to Know
By Kiely Kuligowski | December 16, 2020

LinkedIn is the most popular professional online platform. Here's how to use it for your business.

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9 Unexpected Ways Facebook Is Good for You
By Bennett Conlin | December 16, 2020

Facebook is the largest and most-used social media network. Are you taking advantage of everything it offers your business?

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Your Guide to Getting a Business License
By Skye Schooley | December 15, 2020

Learn what types of business licenses your small business needs and how to acquire them.

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What are Indirect Sales?
By David Gargaro | December 15, 2020

Indirect sales can be an effective way to increase your footprint without hiring additional staff.

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22 Online Business Ideas You Can Start Tomorrow
By Max Freedman | December 15, 2020

These 22 online business ideas can be launched quickly and easily. Start your e-commerce business tomorrow.

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How to Choose a Video Surveillance System for Your Business
By Adam Uzialko | December 15, 2020

Here is everything you need to know before purchasing a video surveillance system.

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What Is a Compressed Work Schedule, and Should You Offer It?
By Stella Morrison | December 14, 2020

One perk that may help attract and keep top talent is the flexibility to work a compressed work schedule.

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Inspirational New Year's Resolution Quotes for Businesses
By Mona Bushnell | December 14, 2020

Entrepreneurs share their favorite New Year's resolution quotes.

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How Many Pay Periods Are in a Year?
By Andrew Martins | December 14, 2020

The number of pay periods in a year depends on your payroll schedule, which can be weekly, biweekly, semimonthly or monthly.

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Why You Should Offer Paternity Leave to Your Employees
By Andrew Martins | December 11, 2020

Offering paternity leave can have benefits for your employees and, in turn, your company.

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What Meal and Break Laws Does Your Business Need to Know?
By Adam Uzialko | December 11, 2020

Meal and rest break laws vary by state, but it is important to understand your obligations as an employer to avoid financial penalties.

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How to Start a Business: A Step-by-Step Guide
By Joshua Stowers | December 11, 2020

Starting a new small business? Find out where to begin and how to achieve success.

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10 Best Practices Every Small Business Should Follow
By Adam Uzialko | December 11, 2020

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

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How to Reduce Your Business's Tax Liability
By Katharine Paljug | December 11, 2020

Paying taxes is never fun, but there are steps you can take to reduce your business's tax liability.

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The Best Collection Agency Services of 2021
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 10, 2020

Here is our guide to choosing the right debt collection agency for your business needs. We break down our best picks and explain legal considerations, risks, and rewards.