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What Are the Costs of a Food-Testing Lab?
BY business.com editorial staff

Set a reasonable budget for food testing services.

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Writing a Business Growth Plan
BY business.com editorial staff

Facilitate and speed up expansion with a clear roadmap.

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Expert Q&A: Financial Advice for Small Businesses During the Coronavirus Outbreak
BY Adam Uzialko

The outbreak of the coronavirus has left small business owners with many financial questions. Here's advice from our experts on how your business can stay resilient in the face of this pandemic.

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Business Resources in the Wake of Social Distancing and the Coronavirus
BY Andrew Martins

As the world pivots to a new COVID-19 reality, small businesses are helping reduce the infection rate by changing how they operate. We've gathered some resources to help your company follow suit.

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Should I proceed with business in China despite the coronavirus?
QUESTION | BY Victoria Ye | 5 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/18/20

I was thinking of investing in a booth at an exhibition held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands come October. I am from China, now most business in China is shut down because of the crazy coronavirus and...

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Does your business need an employee handbook?
QUESTION | BY Skye Schooley | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/18/20

What is an employee handbook, and does your business need one? How does having an employee handbook help your company and employees?

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What is the best way to manage a team that is virtual?
QUESTION | BY S. Thomas Warden | 25 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/17/20

I now have several people on my team and most people are working virtually. Two of us are in the same city, but the rest are in different time zones. I would like to start having weekly staff...

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Working from home or working from the office?
QUESTION | BY Robert Kelley | 19 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/17/20

Is working from home more productive than working in the office? What do you think?

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Any suggestions on a secure business phone system and fax to transmit personal and medical info?
QUESTION | BY Stacy Carter | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/16/20

I am starting a non-medical home care agency and I am looking for a business phone and fax system. I have been Googling different companies for business phone physical landline, cell, and fax but I'm...

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Company Cars: To Buy or to Lease, That Is the Question
BY business.com editorial staff

Should you buy or lease the company car? Here are pros and cons of each to help you weigh which is best for your needs.

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Steps in Order Fulfillment
BY business.com editorial staff

Gain a complete understanding of the several steps involved in order fulfillment.

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Any recommendations for a web based HR software?
QUESTION | BY Prashant Telang | 16 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/16/20

We are looking for a web based HR software with all features like payroll management / employee self help portal etc. So far we have seen all windows based software which are good, but we would like...

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What payroll service do you use and what do you like about?
QUESTION | BY Chad Brooks | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/16/20

Trying to learn more about what payroll services your businesses are using and whether you like the service or not. What do you like about it? What is the service missing?

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How Dedicated Business Brokers Get Better Results
BY Kyle Rohner

If you are looking to sell your business, you are best served by hiring a dedicated business broker.

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18 Trends That Will Impact E-Commerce Businesses in 2020
BY Emily Watson

There are a number of trends that e-commerce businesses should be paying close attention to if they want to boost sales.

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Is it safe to travel to the U.S. for business?
QUESTION | BY Victoria Ye | 5 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/15/20

I have many clients from the U.S. that I acquired online. I am thinking of booking a booth at a U.S. exhibition next year. Since there have been several gun shootings, the China government has warned...

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What do I need to know about the rights of salaried employees in California with work hours?
QUESTION | BY Catherine Abubakar Sadick | 0 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/15/20

I want to assure that of the hours worked, whether its 8 or 14-hour shifts, that the state law is not being violated. In addition to taking vacation time.

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What Is Private Labeling, and How Does It Work?
BY business.com editorial staff

Should your store expand to offer its own labeled products to compete with big brands?

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The TRACED Act: How to Protect Your Business
BY Rozanne Andersen

Passed into law in the final moments of 2019, the TRACED Act sought to limit robocall-related issues. The law has left many questions unanswered for businesses that automate their calling processes...

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What is the best project management app you are using?
QUESTION | BY Josh Nicholson | 5 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/12/20

I want to know what web or mobile app and software you are using to manage your daily tasks and projects. There are many task management app available in the market but want to know what works best...