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Should You Ditch That Nightmare Client?
By Nicole Fallon | October 24, 2023

When clients make outrageous demands and don't communicate, it may be time to fire them. Learn how to ditch nightmare clients tactfully.  

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8 Free SWOT Templates for Small Businesses
By Shayna Waltower | October 24, 2023

A SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) analysis helps entrepreneurs make better business decisions. Find eight free SWOT templates online.

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Strategy, Marketing and More: HR Functions Are Expanding
By Max Freedman | October 24, 2023

HR functions now comprise longtime HR roles and newer duties. Here's what you should know, whether you're outsourcing HR or hiring in-house.

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Techniques and Tools to Help You Make Business Decisions
By Siri Hedreen | October 24, 2023

To make the best decisions for your business, use some of these techniques and tools that bring more data and less bias to the process.

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Copyright Infringement: Are You Stealing Intellectual Property?
By Adam Uzialko | October 23, 2023

Copyright infringement can lead to serious financial and legal consequences. Find out how your business can avoid violating intellectual property rights.

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Language Translation: What Global Companies Should Know
By Nicole Fallon | October 23, 2023
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What Is a Unique Selling Proposition?
By Jordan Bishop | October 23, 2023

Every business must define a unique selling proposition to show what sets the brand apart. Learn everything about USPs, including how to identify yours.

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What Is Market Intelligence?
By Jamie Johnson | October 23, 2023

This guide explains the concept of market intelligence and offers tips on how to use it for your small business.

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What is a Gantt Chart?
By Elaine J. Hom | October 23, 2023

This guide introduces Gantt Charts and explains how they're useful to businesses from a project management standpoint.

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Establishing a Company Mission for a Better Business Culture
By Jennifer Dublino | October 23, 2023

It's crucial to establish a company mission. Learn how to write a company mission statement and use it to create a positive company culture.

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Which Gender Excels at Teamwork? Both … With a Catch
By Shayna Waltower | October 23, 2023

A diverse team can improve productivity and produce more effective results.

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The ‘Art of the Pivot’: 9 Tips to Successfully Shift Your Business Strategy
By Tejas Vemparala | October 23, 2023

Executing alternate strategies to achieve your business goals are what startup entrepreneurs call “the art of the pivot.” Here’s how to pivot your business.

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What Is a BCG Matrix?
By Marci Martin | October 23, 2023

Learn how to analyze the current and future competitive landscape of your company with a BCG matrix.

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What Is Value Chain Analysis?
By Dock David Treece | October 23, 2023

Learn how you can improve your business's processes and products with value chain analysis.

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Blue Ocean Strategy: Creating Your Own Market
By Max Freedman | October 23, 2023

The blue ocean strategy encourages tweaking your products to push them into their own market with low prices and no competition. Learn its pros and cons.

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What Is Project Resource Management?
By Sean Peek | October 23, 2023

Resource managers are responsible for allocating the appropriate resources to ensure a project is completed on time and within budget.

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What Are Core Competencies for Business?
By Max Freedman | October 20, 2023

Core competencies are your business's abilities, products and services that set it apart from the competition. Learn how to identify core competencies.

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Small Business Impacts of USPS Delays
By Bassam Kaado | October 20, 2023

Delays caused by U.S. Postal Service policy changes and COVID-19’s impact have hurt the business sector. Here is how your company can develop a workaround.

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Key Performance Indicators: Setting and Measuring KPIs
By Alex Halperin | October 20, 2023

Small businesses can effectively track their performance with key performance indicators. Find out how to use KPIs.

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Social Responsibility: Why PayPal Pays It Forward (and You Should Too)
By Jeanette Mulvey | October 20, 2023

PayPal is an excellent model of corporate social responsibility and charitable giving. Get tips on socially responsible acts and why they're important.

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10 Local Legislative Issues Small Businesses Should Be Watching
By Adam Uzialko | October 20, 2023

Entrepreneurs must be aware of state and local regulations that affect their businesses. Learn about recent legislation that may affect your organization.

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How Cultural Anthropology Can Inform Business Strategy
By Adam Uzialko | October 19, 2023

A corporate anthropologist shares how social sciences and business intersect. Learn how to apply anthropological ideas to gain a competitive business edge.

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What Is Corporate Social Responsibility?
By Nadia Reckmann | September 05, 2023

Corporate social responsibility is imperative for businesses that want to appeal to modern consumers. Learn what it is and how to maintain it.

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How to Do a Competitive Analysis
By Mark Fairlie | August 31, 2023

Learn how to perform a competitive analysis to see where your business is performing well, where it can improve and how to capture a bigger market share.