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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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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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Massages and Pets and Beer, Oh My! Creative Perks for Improved Morale
By Skye Schooley | September 22, 2022

Add these creative benefits to your employee benefits package to attract and retain staff, reduce stress and burnout, and improve company morale.

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How to Work with Your Spouse Without Filing for Divorce
By Skye Schooley | September 21, 2022

Family businesses can be great when everyone gets along. Here are tips to navigate working with your spouse without killing each other.

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Starting a Children’s Party Entertainment Business
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How Businesses Are Marketing Green Innovation
By David Trounce | September 21, 2022

Marketing for a "green" audience can be profitable for both business and community. Here's what companies are doing and what your small business can try.

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Protecting Your Bottom Line From Data Breaches
By Isaac Kohen | September 21, 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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Managing Resources: ERP Industry Trends That Impact Bottom Line
By Mark Fairlie | September 21, 2022

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) helps businesses drive quality by recording and storing real-time business performance data. Learn ERP trends to watch.

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‘Bad’ Business Ideas That Made Bank
By Sean Peek | September 21, 2022

Does your business idea seem ridiculous on the surface? Take inspiration from these 10 businesses that found success despite starting with a "bad" idea.

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Funding Woes, Be Gone: 5 Ways to Minimize Your Start-Up Costs
By Mike Berner | September 21, 2022

Minimize your costs by following these tips.

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How Workers’ Compensation Rates Work
By Kimberlee Leonard | September 20, 2022

Workers' compensation rates are affected by several factors. Learn what workers' compensation covers, and how to calculate rates and meet requirements.

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What Is OSHA Compliance?
By Max Freedman | September 20, 2022

This guide explains OSHA and the regulations it sets for workplace safety and employee health. Learn how your small business can comply with OSHA.

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10 Inspiring Entrepreneurs Under 40
By Sean Peek | September 20, 2022

Check out our list of inspiring entrepreneurs under 40 who have paved the way for themselves and many others with successful businesses.

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Do Awards Really Do Anything for Your Company?
By Julie Thompson | September 20, 2022

Winning awards has numerous business benefits, including increased income and employee morale. Learn how to win awards for your business.

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Starting a Business From Home: The Ultimate Checklist
By Julie Thompson | September 20, 2022

Starting a business requires an organized approach to administrative, legal and practical tasks. Follow this checklist to start a business from home.

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Never Giving Up: 9 Successful Entrepreneurs Who Failed at Least Once 
By Sean Peek | September 20, 2022

Learn how some of the most successful entrepreneurs bounced back from rejection – and how you can too.

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Renewable Resources: The Impact of Green Energy on the Economy
By Jennifer Dublino | September 20, 2022

Green energy is good for the planet, but it also affects businesses and the economy. Learn why some countries are shifting toward renewable resources.

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7 Pain Points Entrepreneurs Should Expect and Embrace
By Sean Peek | September 20, 2022

As an entrepreneur, you have to roll with the punches. Learn how to deal with these common pain points of running a business.

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What Is Private Labeling, and How Does It Work?
By Stella Morrison | September 20, 2022

Private labeling is growing in popularity, and many businesses can benefit from the technique. Here's everything you need to know.

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How Do HIPAA Laws Impact Employers (and HIPAA Compliance Checklist)?
By Adam Uzialko | September 20, 2022

This guide includes everything employers need to know about HIPAA requirements, as well as a HIPAA compliance checklist.

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MLMs: Predatory Scams or Entrepreneurial Opportunities?
By Mona Bushnell | September 20, 2022

Learn how to tell the difference between legitimate business prospects and scams.

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Take Your Restaurant to the Next Level: 11 Tips for Busy Owners
By Mark Fairlie | September 20, 2022

Opening your restaurant is only the first step. Embrace these strategies to keep your food establishment thriving.

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How to Increase Your Restaurant’s Profits in 2022
By Zac Johnson | September 20, 2022

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

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Should Your Restaurant Accept Bitcoin?
By Mark Fairlie | September 20, 2022

Some restaurants have started accepting Bitcoin as payment. Learn the pros and cons of accepting Bitcoin in restaurants and how to get started.

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9 Little-Known Ways to Network With Hospitality Industry Insiders
By Jennifer Dublino | September 20, 2022

Making contacts within the hospitality industry can create opportunities for your business. Learn how to start networking effectively.

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A Gamble You Can’t Afford to Lose: Finding the Right Materials for Your Product
By Steve Cartier | September 20, 2022

Learn the crucial steps to finding the best materials for your manufactured products.

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Ahead of the Pack: 4 Ways to Keep Your Business Competitive
By Sean Peek | September 20, 2022

Follow these four strategies to beat your competitors in today's cutthroat business world.

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The Art of Negotiating: How to Make Every Deal a Win-Win
By Sean Peek | September 20, 2022

Learn how to negotiate in a positive and constructive way that improves your business relationships.

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Digital Disrupt: What We Can All Learn From the Netflix Model
By Chad Brooks | September 20, 2022

Just as Netflix disrupted the media landscape to find success, other businesses must innovate or risk obsolescence. Learn what Netflix's path can teach us.

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Time Crunch: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Prioritizing Your Tasks
By Jennifer Post | September 20, 2022

Entrepreneurs often find themselves overburdened with tasks. Learn how to allocate your time and prioritize your tasks.

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All Talk, No Action? A 6-Step Guide to Make Change Happen Within Your Organization
By Sean Peek | September 20, 2022

Making changes in a company isn't easy, especially for non-managers, but anyone can make a difference. Take these steps to encourage meaningful change.

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Should You Go Global?
By Mark Fairlie | September 20, 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.