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How to Write a Sales Plan
By Business News Daily | December 22, 2021

Writing a sales plan for your business doesn't need to be hard. These tips will help you write an effective sales plan.

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What Is a Vision Statement?
By Sean Peek | December 21, 2021

Writing a vision statement can be a daunting task even for the most articulate entrepreneurs. These tips, steps and examples will help you construct a meaningful vision statement.

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How to Find Your Business Niche
By Skye Schooley | December 21, 2021

Identify your niche market and follow this niche strategy to dominate your industry.

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What Is a Decision Tree?
By Chad Brooks | December 21, 2021

Decision trees are flowchart graphs or diagrams that help explore all of the decision alternatives and their possible outcomes.

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What Is a Pareto Analysis?
By Chad Brooks | December 21, 2021

A Pareto analysis helps prioritize decisions so leaders know which ones will have the greatest influence and least impact on their overall goals.

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PR Crisis? 6 Steps to Help Navigate the Storm
By Sammi Caramela | December 21, 2021

A PR crisis can be challenging to navigate, but these six steps can help your brand recover.

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What Is a BCG Matrix?
By Marci Martin | December 21, 2021

A BCG matrix helps businesses analyze both the current and future competitive landscape of their industry, and then plan accordingly.

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What is a Unique Selling Proposition?
By Matt D'Angelo | December 21, 2021

Every business needs one defined, unique quality to connect with customers. That's your unique selling proposition, or USP.

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Key Performance Indicators (KPIs): Setting and Measuring Your Own
By Sammi Caramela | December 21, 2021

It's crucial to set appropriate and measurable KPIs for your business. Here's how to do it.

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10 Ways Human Resources Will Change in 2022
By Skye Schooley | December 20, 2021

As companies manage their workforce in a post-pandemic era, here are 10 ways HR experts expect human resources departments to change.

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Teramind Review
By Skye Schooley | December 20, 2021

Teramind is our pick for the best employee monitoring software overall. It has all the tools you need to engage in effective employee monitoring from a variety of angles. Teramind supports many...

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ActivTrak Review
By Skye Schooley | December 20, 2021

ActivTrak offers a free version of its employee monitoring software with core features to monitor up to three users. The paid version supports unlimited monitoring for just $7.20 per user, per month.

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BambooHR Employee Monitoring Software Review
By Skye Schooley | December 20, 2021

BambooHR is a great option for a stand-alone performance management system because of its open API, which allows it to integrate with a variety of other human capital management software suites and...

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SentryPC Review
By Skye Schooley | December 20, 2021

SentryPC is our best pick for employee monitoring software for small businesses because it combines affordability with important features, such as email monitoring, inactivity alerts and tools to...

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Textedly Review
By Jamie Johnson | December 20, 2021

Textedly offers text messages services with features like scheduled messages, mass group texting, built-in link sharing and automatic text replies. Pricing varies depending on the package you select....

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Hubstaff Review
By Skye Schooley | December 20, 2021

Hubstaff is an employee monitoring software solution focused on time-tracking and productivity monitoring. Its tools help keep employees on task and allow managers to better prioritize the most...

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GotFreeFax Review
By Andrew Martins | December 20, 2021

GotFreeFax is a send-only option that offers up to two free faxes per day, with up to three pages each, without advertisements. The paid version starts at 98 cents for a 10-page fax. It allows for...

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TextMarks Review
By Jamie Johnson | December 20, 2021

TextMarks, our pick for the best customer service, is an accessible and easily customizable platform for businesses to successfully implement mass SMS marketing and communication campaigns.

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InterGuard Review
By Skye Schooley | December 20, 2021

InterGuard gives you a clear, comprehensive view of what your employees are doing while they're on the clock, plus it provides tools to increase productivity.

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SimpleTexting Review
By Rachelle Gordon | December 20, 2021

SimpleTexting is a straightforward SMS service that connects you to your customers. It offers helpful tools, an easy-to-use dashboard and flexible plans.

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Contact Communications Review
By Adam Uzialko | December 20, 2021

Contact Communications, our pick for best pay-as-you-go answering service, has plans suitable for small businesses or companies on a budget. It charges competitive per-minute usage rates and low...

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Stericycle Communication Review
By Adam Uzialko | December 17, 2021

Stericycle Communication Solutions is a strong option for medical answering services. Its agents are well trained on medical terminology and HIPAA compliance.

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EZ Texting Review
By Rachelle Gordon | December 17, 2021

EZ Texting is an excellent service to help you control your text message marketing campaigns. Its many tools and resources are easy to find and use in the software's dashboard.

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Podium Review
By Stella Morrison | December 17, 2021

Podium consolidates online reviews and customer messages in one streamlined dashboard, making it simple to respond in a timely fashion. It's a great service for companies needing intuitive and...

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What Is Corporate Social Responsibility?
By Skye Schooley | December 16, 2021

Businesses that practice corporate social responsibility aim to improve communities, the economy or the environment.

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What is a Non-Compete Agreement?
By Marci Martin | December 16, 2021

A non-compete agreement guards against employees leaving for a competitor, starting a competing business, or sharing trade secrets. Here's what you should know.

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How Porter's Five Forces Can Help Small Businesses Analyze the Competition
By Marci Martin | December 16, 2021

Porter's Five Forces offer businesses a way to analyze and outmaneuver their competitors in the marketplace.

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10 'Mad Men' Quotes To Live By at Work
By Brittney Morgan | December 14, 2021

Leadership conferences, mentor groups, networking events — they're all great sources of inspiration for businesses.

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Want to Keep Your Customers? Be Proactive
By Nicole Fallon | December 13, 2021

To keep your customers from leaving you for the competition, you need to be proactive and reach out before there's an issue.