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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.

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Customer Service Solutions for Small Businesses
By Sara Angeles | October 08, 2020

Customer service programs help you better serve consumers. Check out eight effective solutions.

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Understanding What an Independent Contractor Is
By Patrick Proctor | October 08, 2020

Before deciding whether to hire a full-time employee or use independent contractors, you need to have a clear understanding of the differences.

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How to Welcome a New Employee
By Patrick Proctor | October 08, 2020

Learn how to develop a welcome plan that will get new employees started off on the right foot.

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Choosing the Right Email Marketing Service for Your Business
By Simone Johnson | October 07, 2020

Here is a guide to choosing the right email marketing software for your business needs. We explain key features, pricing and benefits.

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How to Rescind a Job Offer
By Patrick Proctor | October 07, 2020

While never an easy process, there are certain protocols to follow when taking back a job offer from a prospective new hire.

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How to Build Business Credit
By Matt D'Angelo | October 06, 2020

If your business is new and doesn't have a credit history, use these eight tips to start building your business credit score.

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How to Choose Medical Software
By Adam Uzialko | October 06, 2020

If you're in need of an EMR system and medical practice management software, you have a big decision to make. This guide explains what to look for when choosing medical software.

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15 LinkedIn Marketing Hacks to Grow Your Business
By Simone Johnson | October 06, 2020

LinkedIn is a great place for networking and growing your business. These marketing tips will help you make better use of the social media platform.

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How to Successfully Manage Your Remote Workforce
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 05, 2020

Remote workforces are here to stay. Here's how to manage one successfully.

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Employee Burnout and How to Identify It
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 05, 2020

If you can't identify and address employee burnout, it can have serious negative implications for your staff and business.

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What Is the Difference Between an FSA, HRA and HSA?
By Skye Schooley | October 05, 2020

Learn the differences between FSAs, HRAs and HSAs to determine which is best for your business.

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How to Determine Employee Salary Ranges
By Skye Schooley | October 02, 2020

Learn how to determine the best salary ranges to offer your new employees.

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Best Marketing Automation Software for Business
By Adam Uzialko | October 02, 2020

Looking for a marketing service for your business? Here's a roundup of our best picks.

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The Best Employee Retirement Plans for Small Businesses 2020
By Lori Fairbanks | October 02, 2020

An employee retirement plan is an employer-sponsored benefit that helps workers save and invest a portion of their salaries, allowing the money to grow until they retire.

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Social Media for Business: A Marketer's Guide
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 02, 2020

Social media is a great way to connect with and learn about your customers as a small business.

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Differences Between a Furlough and a Layoff
By Skye Schooley | October 02, 2020

Learn what furloughs and layoffs are to determine which one is best for your business.

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How to Choose Marketing Automation Software: A Buyer's Guide
By Max Freedman | October 02, 2020

If you are interested in using marketing automation software, consider the features and tips included in this guide.

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The Costs of Employee Relocation
By Andrew Martins | October 01, 2020

Moving to another location for work can be costly, but employers can help ease that burden with a relocation plan.

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Why You Need to Create a Fantastic Workplace Culture
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 01, 2020

Find out why company culture is important for recruiting and retaining top talent and how to create a great company culture for your business.

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10 Development Goals for Better Leadership
By Skye Schooley | October 01, 2020

Learn the top leadership development goals every business leader can follow.

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8x8
By Chad Brooks | October 01, 2020

8x8 is our favorite phone system for small businesses because of its features, reliability and customer service.

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How to Reach Your Target Customer
By Katharine Paljug | September 30, 2020

Struggling to pinpoint your audience? Here are several ways to find your target consumers.

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How to Market to Gen Z
By Kiely Kuligowski | September 30, 2020

Recurrent is a hygiene company specifically created for Gen Z. Its founders say marketing to Gen Z isn't that hard. Here are their top five tips for appealing to this new group of consumers.

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How to Conduct a Background Check on New Employees
By Patrick Proctor | September 30, 2020

Conducted correctly, background checks are a valuable component of the hiring process.

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How to Choose the Right Multifunction Printer and Copy Machine
By Andrew Martins | September 29, 2020

This guide explains key features of digital copiers and multifunction printers.