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Best Credit Card Processing Companies of 2021
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 20, 2021

We've researched and compared the 10 best credit card processing companies available for small businesses. Find a partner to help grow your business.

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How to Create an Invoice
By Max Freedman | October 20, 2021

Invoicing customers for your products and services is part of doing business. Here's how to create an invoice to give to your clients.

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The Best PEO Service Providers of 2021
By Skye Schooley | October 19, 2021

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

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Not As Seen on TV! Entrepreneurial Guru Advises Inventors
By Jeanette Mulvey | October 18, 2021

 

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45 Business Ideas We Loved in 2011
By Business News Daily Editor | October 18, 2021

We're gearing up to give you more great business ideas in 2012, but first, here's a roundup of the top business ideas we featured in 2011. We hope they inspire you to do start your own business in...

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How Your Parents Helped Make You an Entrepreneur
By Jeanette Mulvey | October 18, 2021

The way you were raised impacts your adult career skills.

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Lightspeed
By Skye Schooley | October 18, 2021

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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RingCentral
By Chad Brooks | October 15, 2021

RingCentral is our favorite phone service for businesses because of its wide array of features, reliability and multiple service plans.

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GoToConnect
By Jeff Hale | October 15, 2021

GoToConnect combines the power and reliability of Jive's cloud VoIP phone systems with GoToMeeting's web, audio, and video conferencing into one simple, reliable, and flexible solution.

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Dialpad
By Jeff Hale | October 15, 2021

Dialpad offers voice calling, video conferencing and text messaging. This flexibility helps small businesses connect with clients in ways that work best for both customers and businesses. This VoIP...

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Nextiva
By Jeff Hale | October 15, 2021

Nextiva is one of the best phone systems for businesses with multiple locations. It's a cloud-based VoIP system that can spread across several offices and stores yet still be managed from one central...

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Ooma
By Chad Brooks | October 15, 2021

Ooma Office is our favorite business phone system for very small businesses because of its easy installation and low cost.

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How to Pay Yourself With an Owner's Draw
By Julie Thompson | October 14, 2021

This guide explains how business owners can pay themselves with a payroll tactic known as an "owner's draw."

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How to Develop a Credit Policy
By Max Freedman | October 14, 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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5 Major Pitfalls That Stop Entrepreneurs by Year 2
By Joshua Stowers | October 14, 2021

What causes startup failure? Find out why many entrepreneurs fail by their second year.

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9 Cool 3D Printing Jobs
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | October 14, 2021

Knowing your way around a 3D printer will help you find a job in these industries.

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Insperity PEO Services
By Skye Schooley | October 13, 2021

We recommend Insperity as the best PEO for small businesses. Its flexible service options and robust training resources set it apart from its competitors.

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The Best Business Phone Systems of 2021
By Chad Brooks | October 13, 2021

Here are the best business phone systems and services for small businesses in 2021, including solutions for remote employees and microbusinesses.

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Oasis
By Skye Schooley | October 13, 2021

Oasis Advantage, our choice as the best PEO for startups, offers a flexible plan that allows startups to mix and match services to get exactly what they need.

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Paychex PEO Service
By Matt D'Angelo | October 13, 2021

Paychex offers personalized PEO coverage that can scale with your business. This, along with its pricing model, makes it the best PEO for midsize businesses.

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ADP TotalSource
By Skye Schooley | October 13, 2021

ADP TotalSource is our top PEO recommendation for customer service because of its comprehensive features, tailored solutions and excellent support.

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TriNet PEO
By Skye Schooley | October 13, 2021

TriNet has no minimum employee requirement to use its PEO services. Its flexible service structure and contract setup make it our pick for the best PEO for tailored industries.

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Rippling PEO
By Skye Schooley | October 13, 2021

Rippling provides small businesses with unique features like remote laptop management and local tax registration, making it our best pick for a scalable PEO.

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Justworks
By Skye Schooley | October 13, 2021

Justworks is a platform that automates payroll, benefits and compliance services in an all-in-one PEO solution. Since it groups its clients under the Justworks umbrella, businesses have access to...

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How to Build a Great Employee Benefits Package
By Andreas Rivera | October 13, 2021

Developing an enticing benefits package is a key aspect of attracting and retaining top employees.

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Best GPS Fleet Tracking Software and Systems for 2021
By Skye Schooley | October 12, 2021

Learn about the best GPS fleet tracking services on the market to find the right one for your business.

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Personality Traits You Need to Start a Business
By Katharine Paljug | October 12, 2021

These qualities are beneficial when becoming your own boss.

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Small Business Gives Best Customer Service
By Business News Daily | October 12, 2021

Customers find that small businesses often provide the best customer service experience.

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Thriving Small Businesses Boost Real Estate Values, Research Shows
By Chad Brooks | October 12, 2021

When small businesses thrive, real estate booms

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Best CRM Software of 2021
By Simone Johnson | October 12, 2021

We've examined the best customer relationship management (CRM) services for small businesses. Check out our reviews to find the right program for you.