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Buying a Car for Your Business? How to Avoid Mistakes
BY Vladimir Yakimenko

Keep these seven tips in mind when buying a car for your business.

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How to Get Started with Shopify in 2020
BY Steve Ridzyowski

A lot more goes into setting up an online business than just having a great product to sell.

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How Businesses Can Recover From Setbacks
BY Ken Gosnell

Businesses go through a series of phases when recovering from a failure.

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Trucking Technology Is Improving Fuel Efficiency
BY Matt D'Angelo

In-cab solutions like Vnomics' True Fuel help drivers improve fuel economy on the road.

Advice
How do I write a business proposal to win over a new client?
QUESTION | BY King Solomon | 11 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/06/20

I am starting a moving company and I want to know how to write a proposal to submit to a construction company to be their major contact for moving and cleaning any of their newly constructed...

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Ways to Cultivate Volunteerism in Your Business During the Next Phases of COVID-19
BY Katie Zwetzig

Involving your employees in volunteer efforts is a good way to build employee engagement and your brand while serving the community.

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Keeping an Eye on Your Employees Ethically
BY business.com editorial staff

Video surveillance and business security systems prevent more than just shoplifting.

Advice
What are the biggest challenges of writing a business plan?
QUESTION | BY Skye Schooley | 10 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/02/20

If I am writing a business plan, what are the biggest challenges I will likely face during the process? How do I effectively prepare for and resolve those issues in a timely manner?

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Transitioning Your Office Online Must Work for All Employees
BY Mark Shapiro

Due to COVID-19, more employees are teleworking, and this can be a benefit for those with disabilities. But telework presents new issues that employers must address to ensure digital accessibility.

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Features of Call Center Systems
BY business.com editorial staff

Call center systems can help you improve your customer service and sales calls. Here's what they can do.

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Sophisticated Website Builders for Startups on a Shoestring Budget
BY Scott Gerber

You don't need to spend a ton of money to build a great business website.

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Trends in IT Consulting
BY business.com editorial staff

Stay up to date with current trends in IT consulting and its interrelated activities.

Advice
What's the best way to deal with non-paying or late-paying clients?
QUESTION | BY Colette Hamilton | 135 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/29/20

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...

Advice
Online web store must haves?
QUESTION | BY Samuel Carr | 4 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/28/20

So A couple days ago I started a online web store for selling golf balls and I've had 61 unique visitors but none of them have resulted in any orders is there something I'm doing or not doing that is...

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Why and How You Should Create Wellness Content During COVID-19
BY Jared Atchison

As a business, you should be offering wellness content to your employees and customers during a public health crisis. Here are some ways it can help your brand and some methods to deliver it.

Advice
How can I increase efficiency and maximize profit?
QUESTION | BY Daniel Greene | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/26/20

I wish to increase operational efficiency and maximize profit, what skills do I need? Someone told me that I need to become proficient at managerial accounting. Can you tell me what others skills I...

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5 Common Pitfalls of Entrepreneurship, and How to Avoid Them
BY Deborah Sweeney

Creating a proper work-life balance keeps you running smoothly, which in turn allows the business to run smoothly.

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Avoid These Mistakes While Starting a Business in a Risky Economy
BY Dustin Ray

If you're an aspiring entrepreneur trying to get your business idea up and running during this tumultuous year, pay attention to these key mistakes to avoid.

Advice
How do I start outsourcing business tasks?
QUESTION | BY Lynn Kretschmer | 23 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/25/20

I have no idea where to start outsourcing business tasks. What do I look for in an outsourcing professional? How do I know which tasks I should be outsourcing? When should I start outsourcing? Help!

Advice
Do I need an LLC or can I operate as a sole proprietor?
QUESTION | BY Marcy Lechleiter | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/24/20

I am starting a job as an independent contractor with an company for online dental billing for dental offices. I will not be selling anything , I am also in the middle of a move to TN where they...