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How to Run a Family Business Smoothly
By Chris Porteous | January 29, 2021

Family businesses are an important part of the economy, and running one comes with unique challenges and rewards.

Advice
WHERE and WHEN incorporate a internet startup?
By Alberto Sfolcini | 18 Answers | Last Activity on January 29, 2021

Hello, Suppose to have a very clear BusinessModel. The startup won't make money for some time (maybe 1-2years). Main markets (in order): USA, Europe, Asia 1) WHEN incorporate ? Do you think...

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7 Tips to Get More Google Reviews (With Minimal Effort)
By Randy Soderman | January 27, 2021

For time- and staff-strapped small businesses, getting elusive Google reviews may seem difficult. Here are seven ways you can cultivate more reviews for your business (with fairly minimal effort).

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10 Must-Know Facts About the SBA Offer in Compromise
By Jason Milleisen | January 26, 2021

Learn the important facts that every borrower and personal guarantor needs to understand if they hope to succeed with an SBA offer in compromise following an SBA loan default.

Advice
Online web store must haves?
By Samuel Carr | 11 Answers | Last Activity on January 25, 2021

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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Employee Engagement Is Essential to Success – How to Achieve It
By Mark Otter | January 21, 2021

Your company benefits when your employees feel engaged at work. Here are the best ways to foster employee engagement in your business.

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10 Ways Businesses Can Put Downtime to Good Use
By Dr. Cindy McGovern | January 21, 2021

When business is slow, downtime can be wasted or harvested as an opportunity. Turn boredom into innovation, creativity and problem-solving.

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SBA Loan Default? 9 Ways to Turn Your Business Around
By Jason Milleisen | January 21, 2021

Here are nine suggestions to help you turn around your business if you're struggling with SBA loan default.

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How to Decide if a Permanent WFH Model Makes Sense for your Business
By Chris Porteous | January 20, 2021

COVID-19 forced businesses to embrace working from home, whether they were ready or not. Now businesses have to consider extending those policies permanently.

Advice
Which are the first 2-3 steps to becoming a music manager?
By Africana Gisele | 13 Answers | Last Activity on January 19, 2021

I'm an artist with an artistic career and I would like to build my management office. To build a music management practice, which documents, connections, and sponsors do I need? Do I need money to...

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9 Money-Saving Ideas for Your Newly Funded Business
By Howard Goldstein | January 18, 2021

These money-saving tips will help your small business run efficiently and profitably.

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Fighting Post-Holiday Chargebacks in 2021
By Adrian DeGus | January 15, 2021

While the holiday season is a lucrative time for merchants, the inevitable holiday hangover of chargebacks is less welcome. Here's how to ease the process and increase how much you recoup.

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Understanding the Market: How Neuromarketing Can Improve Your Marketing Strategy
By Athens Ramseyer | January 15, 2021

Neurophysical measures can provide profound insights into human behavior, particularly regarding decision-making processes.

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Features of Business Security Systems
By Sean Peek | January 15, 2021

When evaluating a security system for your business, here's how to determine the critical features you will need.

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Expand Internationally by Leveraging Local PEO Services
By Craig Dempsey | January 13, 2021

A professional employer organization can make an international expansion painless for your business.

Article
Is Asset-Based Lending Right for Your Business?
By Matthew G. | January 13, 2021

You can use your assets for a business loan to increase your available capital.

Article
Workforce Monitoring Isn't as Scary as it Sounds
By David Bloom | January 13, 2021

Conducting a pre-hire background check isn't always enough for employers

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Why In-Location Experiences Matter More Than Ever
By Bobby Marhamat | January 12, 2021

To survive and thrive in the future, businesses will need to make in-location experiences a priority.

Article
How You Can Apply System Thinking to Your Business
By Chris Porteous | January 11, 2021

What is system thinking, and how can it be applied to a wide range of businesses and industries without impacting their efficacy?

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Top 10 Customer Support Tips to Make Your Startup Prosper
By Emily Watson | January 11, 2021

Customer support is often the most important aspect of a business.

Advice
I want to start a new electrical equipment wholesale business, what are the important steps that I should follow?
By Serge Dagher | 5 Answers | Last Activity on January 10, 2021

I started with the business plan and it is almost finished, I also own a warehouse and a place that could be changed into a showroom so I can reduce my costs. My father has been an electrician for...

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5 Ways to Increase Sales With Business Text Messages
By Elijah Masek-Kelly | January 07, 2021

Instead of calling customers and leads, try sending them texts.

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How to Start an E-commerce Business: An Easy Guide to Getting Started
By Kevin Shuler | January 07, 2021

E-commerce is growing at an unprecedented rate and is one of the most valuable industries now. This guide will inspire and guide you in starting your own e-commerce business.

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How Startups and SMBs Can Craft an IP Protection Strategy That Works
By Chris Porteous | January 07, 2021

Small business owners can develop a sound IP strategy when they leverage the right types of internal protections and external controls. Here are five steps to get started.

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Traditional vs. Roth IRAs: What SMB Owners Must Know
By Max Freedman | January 07, 2021

Traditional IRAs are taxed when you liquidate them in retirement, while Roth IRAs are not.

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Why Businesses Should Consider a Merchant Cash Advance
By Chad Otar | January 07, 2021

A merchant cash advance can be a valuable tool for small businesses with outstanding invoices.

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The Four Rules of Successful Virtual Recruiting
By Joanna Swash | January 06, 2021

As businesses adapt to the new normal, recruiting safely and effectively to expand and grow is essential.

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6 Myths About Process Improvement
By Kevin Shuler | January 06, 2021

Don't let workflow inefficiencies derail your company.

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The Small Business Productivity Guide: 7 Tips to Boost Your Output
By Victor Snyder | January 06, 2021

Here are seven tips to help you and your employees work more efficiently.

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Why Retailers Need the Right Software to Meet Their Evolving Needs
By Dan McManus | January 04, 2021

Modern retail businesses need ERP software with various integrations and multichannel connectivity.