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How can small business owners and their employees best persevere through these unprecedented times? One potential answer: open enrollment.
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Helcim is our choice as the best of the best financial solution for accepting payments in 2020.
Zoom is our choice as the best technology product in 2020.
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One successful entrepreneur reflects on the lessons she has gleaned during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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In a challenging business environment, small businesses can leverage data-driven insights to be more efficient and effective at every level.
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As the pandemic pushes business operations online and across state lines, business owners and management must comply with state requirements for legal entities.
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Years after the 2008 financial collapse changed the economic landscape, COVID-19 has shifted how companies see freelancers.
I am a director of an education institute. Any one with experience please share me ideas as to how I can improve the institute.
Marketing is an important component of every business, but many entrepreneurs aren't getting as much out of their efforts as they could.
Employee burnout is on the rise. In a difficult year, it's hard to fault someone if their performance slips. Here are some strategies to light a fire and end burnout.
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Hi All, I would like to know about the business ideas that can survive in any pandemic. Please share so that I can choose accordingly.
Jason Milleisen, a former workout officer for the biggest SBA lender in the U.S., answers your questions about SBA loan default and the offer in compromise process as a result of the coronavirus.
Leading in the new normal means that there is a new set of rules to follow, which are not taught in business school. Here are seven rules to help leaders be prepared.
Calculating the true cost of a particular call center system isn't easy. Here's how to find the price you can afford and the system you need.
Whether you're planning to start a business or in the process of building one, you need to know these seven steps to establish the foundation of your enterprise and avoid pitfalls.
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Building and running a small business is no small task. One of the biggest challenges is managing finances. See if a term loan or line of credit could help.
Do the work now so your business will still be around later.
With a shareholders' agreement, your corporation can avoid legal issues and challenges.