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10 Ways to Reduce Your Fuel Costs
By David Gargaro | April 23, 2021

Cutting the amount of money you spend on fuel each year can have a significant positive impact on how much profit your business generates.

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Tips to Reduce Your Fleet's Idle Time
By David Gargaro | April 22, 2021

GPS fleet tracking software can be used to cut down on your fleet's idling time, which can save you money and have a positive impact on the environment.

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What Is an ELD?
By David Gargaro | April 22, 2021

Mandated by the federal government, electronic logging devices automatically monitor how long commercial drivers have been behind the wheel.

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GoToConnect
By Jeff Hale | April 14, 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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Nextiva
By Jeff Hale | April 13, 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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Dialpad
By Jeff Hale | April 13, 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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8x8
By Chad Brooks | April 13, 2021

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

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Ooma
By Chad Brooks | April 13, 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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RingCentral
By Chad Brooks | April 13, 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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Grasshopper
By Chad Brooks | April 08, 2021

Grasshopper is our favorite virtual business phone service for a mobile workforce because of its ease of use and flexibility.

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Hubstaff
By Skye Schooley | April 08, 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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Paychex
By Laura Handrick | March 31, 2021

Paychex is an especially good payroll service for large businesses. It serves businesses with up to 1,000 employees, handles all payroll and payroll tax responsibilities, is available in multiple...

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Intuit QuickBooks Payroll
By Chad Brooks | March 31, 2021

QuickBooks Payroll is our favorite payroll service for small businesses. Its three pricing plans allow your service package to grow along with your business.

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ADP
By Laura Handrick | March 31, 2021

ADP offers payroll services for businesses of all sizes. While the size of your business will determine the platform you use, each offers the same core payroll services, including the ability to run...

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OnPay
By Chad Brooks | March 31, 2021

We recommend OnPay as the best payroll service for very small businesses. The service handles all payroll tax responsibilities, plus it offers employers unlimited pay runs and multiple ways to pay...

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Gusto Payroll Software
By Chad Brooks | March 31, 2021

Gusto's month-to-month pricing plans and comprehensive features earn it our best pick for sole proprietors and S-corps that use contractors or freelancers.

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How to Use a CRM for Lead Management
By Max Freedman | March 31, 2021

CRM software helps streamline your lead management process and ensure valuable prospects don't fall through the cracks.

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How to Create a CRM Dashboard (Examples)
By Max Freedman | March 31, 2021

A CRM dashboard gives your employees a snapshot of the metrics that matter most.

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Best Live Chat Apps
By Jennifer Post | March 26, 2021

This guide explains how live chat apps work and their customer service benefits for small business, and provides tips on how to choose a live chat app for your business.

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8 Best Project Management Apps
By Julie Thompson | March 22, 2021

This guide includes eight of the most popular project management apps for small business.

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Best Apps for Scheduling Appointments
By Marisa Sanfilippo | March 19, 2021

These applications are the best for scheduling appointments, which can save you and your business time, money, and irritation.

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Building a Business Website: A Small Business Guide
By Karina Fabian | March 16, 2021

Your small business needs a website. Here's how to build one.

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SMS Survey Basics: How to Send a Text Survey
By Nicole Fallon | March 16, 2021

A text or SMS survey can help you gather feedback from your customers quickly and effectively.

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How Your Business Can Benefit From Feedback Surveys
By Sean Peek | March 16, 2021

Feedback surveys offer customers and employees a way to provide both positive and negative feedback that businesses can use to improve.

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What Is Two-Factor Authentication?
By Nicole Fallon | March 12, 2021

Two-factor authentication can help protect your business accounts and data from unauthorized access.

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How to Calculate Your Customer Retention Rate
By Max Freedman | March 11, 2021

Knowing your customer retention rate and some strategies to improve it can help you boost your bottom line.

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What Is Sales Force Automation?
By Marisa Sanfilippo | March 11, 2021

Sales force automation can improve your sales team's ability to engage with new leads and boost customer satisfaction.

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How Much Video Surveillance Storage Does My Business Need?
By Nicole Fallon | March 10, 2021

Your business's video surveillance storage requirements will depend on the type of security system you have, as well as how much footage you intend to archive.

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Pros and Cons of Surveillance Cameras at Work
By Nicole Fallon | March 10, 2021

If you're looking to install a video surveillance system in the workplace, consider a few advantages and disadvantages first.

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Connected Medical Device Security
By Adam Uzialko | March 08, 2021

Here's how to protect against cyberattacks on medical devices in the age of healthcare IoT.