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How to Structure Your Workday as a Freelancer
Working from home comes with numerous distractions, so freelancers need to manage their time effectively and stay on task.
Skye Schooley
Skye Schooley
How to Increase Your Restaurant’s Profits in 2022
Here are 10 strategies to boost your restaurant's bottom line.
Zac Johnson
Zac Johnson
How to Use the Sharing Economy to Benefit Your Business
The sharing economy is based on the most efficient use of money and resources. Here's how to use it to benefit your business.
Jennifer Post
Jennifer Post
Buying vs. Leasing a Time Clock
Let us help you decide whether to buy or lease a time clock for your business.
Skye Schooley
Skye Schooley
What Your Wheels Say: The Top 10 Cars for CEOs
Looking for the right vehicle that matches your executive status? Consider these 10 luxury cars for CEOs and what they convey about their drivers.
Sean Peek
Sean Peek
10 Big-Name Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Money-Making Secrets
When experienced, successful entrepreneurs speak, it's always wise to listen.
Nathan Resnick
Nathan Resnick
Open for Business: 5 Options for Setting Up an Online Store
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.
Jennifer Dublino
Jennifer Dublino
Apple vs. Apple: 6 Trademark Cases and What You Should Learn From Them 
You could be committing trademark infringement without knowing it. Here are six trademark cases to learn from.
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Sean Peek

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Top IT Outsourcing Trends for 2019
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The demand for contract IT talent will increase as more businesses take advantage of outsourcing instead of hiring specialists in-house.

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What Is a Pharmaceutical Wholesaler?
By Sean Peek | August 15, 2022

Wholesale drug distributors purchase medications directly from manufacturers and, in turn, sell the medications to pharmacies.

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Ones to Watch: 10 of the Coolest Fashion Startups of 2016
By Chad Brooks | August 15, 2022

Are you someone who loves fashion? If so, you have to check out this list of 10 of the coolest fashion startups of 2016.

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4 Ways Small Businesses Empower Their Communities
By Mark Fairlie | August 15, 2022

Learn how small businesses strengthen communities, and get ideas for meaningful community partnerships.

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Changing Clothes: How Agile Retail Is Disrupting the Fashion Industry 
By Sean Peek | August 15, 2022

Agile retail, a direct-to-consumer model, is quickly changing fashion. Here's what you need to know to adjust to the new marketplace.

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Time Crunch: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Prioritizing Your Tasks
By Jennifer Post | August 15, 2022

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

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Crystal Knows All: You’re Being Profiled
By Chad Brooks | August 15, 2022

Crystal combs your online social media and compiles a personality profile that it sells to businesses trying to reach you.

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Adjusting Your Performance Management Process to Attract, Retain, and Motivate Millennials
By Chad Brooks | August 15, 2022

Truly forward-thinking organizations are willing and able to make changes to their processes to suit the changing needs of their workforce.

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Home Is Where the Cash Is: Building Your Real Estate Business from the Ground Up
By Fred Cohen | August 12, 2022

As the financial crisis fades into the rearview mirror, many entrepreneurs might be encouraged to get back into the real estate game.

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How to Build Business Momentum With Limited Resources
By Chris Porteous | August 12, 2022

Learn how to create a successful business momentum strategy when you don't have all the resources of a large enterprise.

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Better Than Coffee: 10 Podcasts That Will Inspire Your Mornings
By Jamie Johnson | August 12, 2022

Here are the best podcasts that business owners should listen to for daily inspiration and entrepreneurial advice.

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Welcome to the Big Leagues: At What Point Are You No Longer a Startup?
By Sean Peek | August 12, 2022

How do you know your business has passed the startup stage? Find out the key signs here.

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The On-Demand Economy: What It Is and How It’s Changing Business
By Nathan Resnick | August 12, 2022

Meeting the demands of an emerging demographic

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Part of the Job: 7 Skills All Entrepreneurs Must Master
By Chad Brooks | August 12, 2022

There are a few other unexpected skills that entrepreneurs will need to succeed, you just might not be thinking about them yet.

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Future First: 7 Ways Businesses Will Need to Evolve in the Next Decade
By Julie Thompson | August 12, 2022

If you want your business to last, it's critical to change with the times. See where companies will need to evolve in the next 10 years.

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5 Tips for Setting SMART Goals in Your Business Plan
By Chad Brooks | August 12, 2022

SMART goals are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time-based. Learn how to apply SMART goal principles to your business to boost success.

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5 Surprising Ways To Work Smarter (And Not Harder) As An Entrepreneur
By Chad Brooks | August 12, 2022

Don't burn out. Learn 3 surprising ways to work smarter (and not harder) as an entrepreneur. The first tip guaranteed be your favorite.

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Ahead of the Pack: 4 Ways to Keep Your Business Competitive
By Sean Peek | August 12, 2022

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

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Fashion Forward: Top 10 Retail Trends
By Karen McCandless | August 12, 2022

We foresee big changes for retail this new year. Here's a list of 10 trends to keep you up to date on the ever-evolving industry.

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Better Together: Making Magic Between Big Companies and Startups
By Alex Goryachev | August 12, 2022

Startups and larger companies don't have to be fierce competitors. They can work together to help each other thrive.

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5 Intellectual Property Mistakes That Can Doom Your Startup
By Sean Peek | August 12, 2022

Intellectual property is important, but many start-ups forget essential steps. Learn how to avoid the five IP mistakes new businesses make.

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Welcome to America: What Non-Residents Need to Consider When Forming a Company in the U.S.
By Sean Peek | August 12, 2022

Non-U.S. residents can form a business in the United States, but there are a few things they need to consider. Learn what with this guide.

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14 Tools to Track Key Performance Indicators for Your Business
By Scott Gerber | August 12, 2022

KPIs measure how effective your company is at achieving its goals; use the top KPI tracking tools to get a comprehensive look at your business.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Pitching to Investors
By Ashtyn Douglas | August 12, 2022

Only the most prepared opportunists will win the favor of investors. Here are the do's and don'ts when pitching to an investor.

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Best First Impression: 10 Tips for Presenting Your Business Plan to Investors
By Ulyses Osuna | August 12, 2022

Before presenting your business to investors, you need to know what you are talking about.

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10 Inspiring Entrepreneurs Under 40
By Sean Peek | August 12, 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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Massages and Pets and Kegs, Oh My! Creative Perks for Improved Morale and Retention
By Chad Brooks | August 12, 2022

Employee perks are like frosting on the cake of a workplace: They might not be necessary, but they definitely make life sweeter.

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Don’t Set Foot on a Plane for Business Without Knowing This
By Skye Schooley | August 12, 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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Making Connections: The Best Internet Marketing Conferences in 2022
By Sean Peek | August 11, 2022

Trade shows and conferences remain a key factor to the success of any business. Here are some worth attending.

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Never Giving Up: 9 Successful Entrepreneurs Who Failed at Least Once 
By Sean Peek | August 11, 2022

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