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How to categorize clothing online?

QUESTION | BY Kim Griffith | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/26/20

I'm trying to decide the appropriate way to categorize my inventory. It's womens fashion. Pants, dresses, skirts, misc accessories, and tops. I don't want to create too many differnt...

Employee-owner relationship?

QUESTION | BY Shruti sood | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/25/20

Can somebody suggest me the best tips to maintain the relationship with the employees? What gifts and activities I can hold in the company to get the energy back in the employees?

Success Stories and Epic Failures of Business Process Outsourcing

BY Victor Haydin

Forewarned is forearmed. Learn your lesson from these successes and failures in software outsourcing.

What goes into creating a good performance management plan?

QUESTION | BY Andrew Martins | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/25/20

When it comes to effectively gauging your employees' efficacy, what's your performance management process? What goes into writing a performance management plan? What do you look for in a performance...

How do you deliver excellent customer service in your business?

QUESTION | BY Denise Mock | 118 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/25/20

Looking for advice from people who serve people well. Customer service is something that ensures our customers hang out, continue to buy from us, and keep coming back.

So International: Business Etiquette From Around the World

BY Matt D'Angelo

If you do business with companies from other countries, you must understand how international business etiquette varies from place to place.

What is the best way to manage HR (payroll, benefits, training, etc.)?

QUESTION | BY Skye Schooley | 0 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/24/20

What is the best way for a small business with less than 30 employees to manage HR responsibilities (e.g. payroll, benefits, training, etc.)? Should I hire an HR director or HR department? Should I...

What's the best way to deal with non-paying or late-paying clients?

QUESTION | BY Colette Hamilton | 120 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/24/20

I've recently had to deal with clients who pay extremely late or simply avoid paying us entirely. I'd like to try to avoid lawsuits, and I'd also like to maintain as positive a relationship as...

Coronavirus Outbreak? AI and ML Could Be the Saviors

BY James Warner

Coronaviruses is becoming a huge threat for the world. It has now become a global public health emergency.

5 Ways To Stand Out At Trade Shows

BY Robert Piller

Use the following five tips, in order to get the most out of industry events and to stand out at trade shows.

How to Manage Funding Grants for your Small Business

BY Ryan Ayers

Many small business owners don't have the finances to fund their own businesses. So they manage their funding and grants themselves.

What are the best POS softwares available for a cellphone and computer repair shop?

QUESTION | BY Sajjad Ahmad | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/24/20

Hi there, I am searching for a POS software that will help me better manage sales at our cellphone and computer repair store. Please help me out. Thanks in advance!

What advice do you have for an aspiring young entrepreneur?

QUESTION | BY Jean Chloe Miray | 5 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/24/20

Hi! I'm Jean Chloe, 17 years old. Since the 10th grade, I've been really interested in entrepreneurship. My family has faced financial struggles so I've always planned to immerse myself in work and...

How do I legally create an "umbrella" company that has several different types of businesses under it? Do I incorporate, use dba's, etc.?

QUESTION | BY Sherri Jones | 31 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/24/20

Instead of creating several LLC's is it possible to have one umbrella company such as "Company ABC" that has "House of Lights", "Marketing For You", and "Life Coach XYZ" under it? This way only one...

Can a U.S. citizen create a start-up in India?

QUESTION | BY John BaRoss | 10 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/24/20

As a U.S. citizen (currently with a valid Visa for business travel to India), am I allowed (per India's law) to establish a start-up business (i.e.: Consulting) based in India (on my own vs. with a...

How Cyber Liability Insurance Can Protect Your Business

BY Dan Rafter

Make sure you have the right insurance policies in place to protect your business from all angles.

How to Build a World-Class Team

BY Austin Netzley

Building a world-class team is what every business owner envisions... with employees who are highly productive, communicate well, and take complete ownership of their responsibilities.

Bootstrapping or Investors: How Should You Fund Your Business?

BY Deborah Sweeney

Is one option better than the other when it comes to your small business?

The Best Business Loan and Financing Options of 2020

BY Simone Johnson

Looking for the best small business loan provider? We have expert reviews and feature comparisons of the top business loan providers.

Is it more important to hire a lawyer or accountant?

QUESTION | BY Colette Hamilton | 39 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/20/20

As a small business, is it more important to get the advice of a lawyer or accountant. There are various questions, such as our choice of legal entity and making sure we are taking the right steps...