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Thinking About Using a Staffing Agency? Here's What You Need to Know
By Nicole Fallon | October 20, 2020

A staffing agency can save your business time and money and find well-qualified candidates.

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Your Guide to Inventory Management Software
By Adam Uzialko | October 20, 2020

Inventory management software is a must for developing a process of tracking and managing your inventory, especially as your business scales. Here's how inventory management software works.

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Lightspeed
By Lori Fairbanks | October 19, 2020

Lightspeed is the best iPad POS system because its pricing is competitive, the system is fully mobile, and you have a choice of integrated payment processors.

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What Is Statistical Analysis?
By Chad Brooks | October 19, 2020

Statistical analysis is, according to one service provider, "the science of collecting, exploring and presenting large amounts of data to discover underlying patterns and trends."

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Small Business Guide to Charitable Giving and Tax Deductions
By Bennett Conlin | October 19, 2020

Here's what you need to know about charitable giving and business tax deductions.

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Self-Employed? Everything You Need to Know About Taxes
By Julianna Lopez | October 19, 2020

Filing your taxes can be tricky when you're self-employed.

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What Is Open Enrollment for Health Insurance?
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 19, 2020

Open enrollment for health insurance has been tougher during the pandemic. Here's what you need to do to make it a success for your company this year.

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How to Calculate a Prorated Salary for Employees
By Andrew Martins | October 19, 2020

You might need to prorate an employee's salary for multiple reasons. When you do, make sure you do it right, following these calculations.

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Examples of Employee Goal Setting and Why It Is Important for Business
By Adam Uzialko | October 16, 2020

Motivating your employees starts with helping them set goals and then supporting their achievement of them. Here's how to set employee goals for the benefit of your team and your business.

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How Are Bonuses Taxed?
By Max Freedman | October 15, 2020

When you are paying employee bonuses, it is important to understand how they should be taxed.

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How to Start Selling Online
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 15, 2020

Selling products online is more popular than ever. Here's how you can get on the e-commerce bandwagon.

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YouTube for Business: Everything You Need to Know
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 15, 2020

YouTube can be an effective video platform for small business marketing. Here's how to use it to its full potential.

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Federal and State Minimum Wage Laws
By Max Freedman | October 15, 2020

The minimum wage laws your business must follow depend on the state (and sometimes city) where you are located.

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How to Develop and Conduct Employee Surveys
By Skye Schooley | October 15, 2020

Learn how to create employee surveys that can improve your employees' satisfaction, engagement and performance.

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Location-Based Services: Definition and Examples
By Business News Daily Editor | October 15, 2020

Location-based services use real-time geodata from a smartphone to provide information, entertainment or security.

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Work Experience or Free Labor? Learn What Makes Unpaid Internships Legal
By Siri Hedreen | October 14, 2020

Are unpaid internships legal, ethical and moral?

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How to Improve Your Company Culture
By Rebecka Green | October 14, 2020

Employees want to work at companies that share their values.

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Facebook for Business: Everything You Need to Know
By Max Freedman | October 14, 2020

Creating a Facebook for Business page is important for every small business. Here's how to optimize your Facebook for Business profile.

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10 Things to Do Before Opening a Food Truck
By Brittney Morgan | October 14, 2020

Thinking about putting your restaurant on wheels? Here are 10 tips to help your food truck run seamlessly.

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What Is a Health Savings Account (HSA)?
By Skye Schooley | October 14, 2020

Learn about the pros and cons of HSAs to determine if you should include one in your employee benefits package.

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How to Be an Ethical Leader: 7 Tips for Success
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 13, 2020

Being an ethical leader is more than just having strong values.

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18 Ways to Secure Your Devices From Hackers
By Max Freedman | October 13, 2020

Cybersecurity is critical for businesses of all sizes. These 18 tips can help you secure your computers and mobile devices from malicious actors.

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What Is a Flexible Spending Account (FSA)?
By Skye Schooley | October 13, 2020

Learn how healthcare FSAs work and their advantages and disadvantages.

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Laptop Buying Guide for Small Business
By Mona Bushnell | October 13, 2020

When searching for a laptop computer for your business, you need to consider your budget, your preferred operating system, the design, and technical components like CPUs and battery life.

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Overtime Pay and What It Means for Your Workers
By Andrew Martins | October 13, 2020

Learn what overtime is and how you should dole it out to your employees.

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Everything You Need to Know About E-Commerce
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 12, 2020

E-commerce is booming during the pandemic, presenting a big opportunity for entrepreneurs to set up shop and start selling. Here's what you need to know about this type of business.

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How to Develop Successful Email Drip Campaigns
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 12, 2020

Email drip campaigns are an easy way to connect with customers and grow your email list.

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7 Inventory Management Techniques
By Adam C. Uzialko | October 09, 2020

Inventory management is the process of tracking where your products are at all times and when to order more. These techniques can improve your inventory management process, independent of software.

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Bond Insurance for Business Owners
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 09, 2020

Surety bonds are a necessary part of business if you're working with a government agency or bidding for construction jobs.

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How to Write a Candidate Rejection Letter
By Patrick Proctor | October 09, 2020

Although you aren't legally required to send applicant rejection letters, doing so can leave candidates you don't hire with a better impression of your organization.