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Here are 10 strategies to boost your restaurant's bottom line.
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Let us help you decide whether to buy or lease a time clock for your business.
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Skye Schooley
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Looking for the right vehicle that matches your executive status? Consider these 10 luxury cars for CEOs and what they convey about their drivers.
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Sean Peek
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Whether you have a new business or want to add online sales as a revenue stream, setting up an e-commerce store is easy. Here are some options to get started.
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Your document management strategy can directly affect your bottom line. Learn why a good document management solution is critical and how to find one.

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By Donna Fuscaldo | December 06, 2022

Starting a business doesn't have to cost thousands of dollars. Here are 20 you can launch with $500 or less.

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5 Ways to Make Your Business’s Computing Eco-Friendly
By Julie Thompson | December 01, 2022

Learn five ways to improve your bottom line and create a more sustainable business environment by using practices such as cloud-based computing.

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5 Ways to Reduce Your Business’s Carbon Footprint
By Michael Wood | November 30, 2022

Find out what a carbon footprint is, how to reduce your company's environmental impact and why it matters.

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Should You Go Global?
By Mark Fairlie | November 29, 2022

Going global means expanding your business overseas. Learn the pros and cons of going global and what steps to take to expand your company internationally.

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Movin’ on Up: Why Relocating Offices Doesn’t Have to Suck
By Jennifer Dublino | November 29, 2022

Use an office relocation as an opportunity to streamline and improve operations. Learn how to make your office move a success.

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Don’t Set Foot on a Plane for Business Without Knowing This
By Skye Schooley | November 29, 2022

Business travel is back, but it's not the same as before. Here are six things you need to know before you hop on your next business flight.

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Would You Make It on ‘Shark Tank’? The Importance of Scalable Business Models
By Jamie Johnson | November 29, 2022

Scalability is a crucial factor in business growth and success. Learn the components of a scalable company and how to scale your business.

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The Dropbox Effect: How to Utilize the Lean Startup Methodology
By Chad Brooks | November 29, 2022

Planning a lean startup begins with the Build-Measure-Learn loop, which successful startup Dropbox used to grow and prosper.

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How Businesses Are Marketing Green Innovation
By Julie Thompson | November 28, 2022

Learn how your company can improve the environment while using eco-friendly consciousness as a marketing tactic.

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Business Accommodations for Customers/Clients with Hearing Impairments, Vision Impairments, or Other Disabilities
By Chad Brooks | November 28, 2022

An outline of ways and legalities of complying with ADA standards.

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10 Scams That Prey on Small Businesses
By Jennifer Dublino | November 28, 2022

Scammers often target small and midsize businesses. Beware of these 10 business-related scams, and learn how to avoid cybercriminals and hackers.

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Management Theory of Henri Fayol
By Chad Brooks | November 22, 2022

Henri Fayol's management theory is a simple model of how management interacts with personnel.

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Writing a Business Growth Plan
By Max Freedman | November 22, 2022

Writing a growth plan is very similar to writing a business plan. Here's how to do it.

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Elevating Expectations: 6 Ways Product Quality Affects Your Brand
By Sammi Caramela | November 22, 2022

Ensuring your products are of high quality is crucial to your business's bottom line. Learn how to do it correctly.

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5 Simple Steps to Valuing Your Small Business
By Russell Smith | November 22, 2022

How much is your small business worth to investors or buyers? Calculate your business valuation by following these five steps.

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Starting an Advertising Agency
By Sean Peek | November 22, 2022

If you have a background in marketing and communications, starting an advertising agency could be a smart startup option. Here's what you need to know.

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Protecting Your Bottom Line From Data Breaches
By Isaac Kohen | November 22, 2022

Not only is a data breach bad news for your customers, it hurts your bottom line and can even sink your business. Here's why you need a data security plan.

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How to Increase Your Restaurant’s Profits in 2022
By Zac Johnson | November 21, 2022

The restaurant industry is highly competitive. Here's how your restaurant can save money and attract new customers.

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4 Reasons Why Texas Is a Hot State for Starting a Business
By Sean Peek | November 18, 2022

The heat and the sun aren't the only reasons Texas is a hot state. Check out why Texas is a fantastic state to start a business.

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The Art of Words: How to Write the Perfect Mission Statement
By Sean Peek | November 18, 2022

Your mission statement should show your company's vision and describe how customers see your business. Here's how to create a mission statement that distinguishes you from competitors.

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How to Apply for a Copyright Online
By Julianna Lopez | November 18, 2022

Obtaining a copyright is a straightforward process online. Learn how to apply for a copyright online and the benefits of protecting intellectual property.

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What Is Risk in Business Insurance?
By Nicole Urbanowicz | November 17, 2022

Insurance risk is the probability of an adverse event that causes an insurance claim. Learn how business insurance risk is assessed and how to lower it.

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9 Business Lessons From the Music of Hamilton
By Shari Weiss | November 16, 2022

Hamilton changed Broadway – and can change how you approach business too. Learn the lessons entrepreneurs should take away from the musical's hit songs.

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How to Attract Customers to Your Restaurant
By Sean Peek | November 16, 2022

Here are several online and offline marketing techniques that you can use to reach more potential customers for your restaurant business.

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8 Reasons Why the Cash-Only Model Doesn’t Work for Small Businesses
By Jennifer Dublino | November 16, 2022

Customers want payment options, making the cash-only model inconvenient. If your business doesn't accept credit cards, here are eight reasons you should.

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Better Together: Making Magic Between Big Companies and Startups
By Alex Goryachev | November 16, 2022

Startups and enterprises can complement each other by collaborating. Learn how large and small players can overcome issues and work together.

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Should Your Business Customize Its Products?
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 16, 2022

Customized and personalized products are becoming popular as companies gain more access to consumer data. Here is what your business needs to know.

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10 Ways to Reduce Shopping Cart Abandonment
By Megan Totka | November 16, 2022

Here is how you can increase online purchases with techniques that help customers finish their checkout process.

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How to Manage Your Small Business Through a Crisis
By Nabeel Ahmad | November 15, 2022

Here's how you can navigate a crisis successfully and stay in business.