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5 Biggest Branding Mistakes Companies Make, and How To Fix Them
BY Ken Gosnell

In times of crisis or difficulties in the economy, the need for a good brand is more important than ever. How companies respond has a lasting impact on consumers.

Advice
What can I do if my business partner tries to scam me?
QUESTION | BY mike leung | 4 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/19/20

I invested $6000 for 10% share of my friend's new company. He is not operating or do anything for the company. The company is not running. I want out. How can I can my investment money back?

Article
7 Things to Know When Hiring a Water Delivery Service
BY Max Freedman

Looking for a service to bring drinkable water to your office on a regular basis?

Article
Can You File a Business Interruption Claim During COVID-19? It Depends
BY Dan Rafter

With many businesses across the country forced to close or pause due to the COVID-19 crisis and subsequent restrictions, here are things that business owners can do to protect themselves.

Advice
Where can I start looking for suppliers?
QUESTION | BY Serge Dagher | 12 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/13/20

I have a local online store, www.otloubnow.com and I am looking for a supplier that will distinguish me from my competitors by offering new and innovative items in my store. Can you please tell...

Article
Recovery Scenarios for Business Leaders Impacted by COVID-19
BY Rob Shelton

The novel coronavirus pandemic is an economic crisis as much as it is a public health catastrophe. Here's how to shift from surviving to thriving during the pandemic recovery.

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Expanding Distribution Channels
BY business.com editorial staff

Increase sales and brand awareness while reducing risk.

Article
What the USDA's Moving Woes Can Teach You About Relocating Your Business
BY Kelvin Simmons

Between relocation costs, potential employee attrition and the need to find new office space, there are numerous concerns when moving a business.

Article
Specialty Insurance Basics
BY business.com editorial staff

Find the specialty insurance for your business needs.

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Article
Postage Meters Can Save Your Business Time and Money
BY Sean Peek

Postage meters are an inexpensive way to make direct mail more convenient.

Advice
Is it more important to hire a lawyer or accountant?
QUESTION | BY Colette Hamilton | 41 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/08/20

As a small business, is it more important to get the advice of a lawyer or accountant. There are various questions, such as our choice of legal entity and making sure we are taking the right steps...

Article
How to Communicate Most Effectively With Team Members During COVID-19
BY Meredith Schmidt

Crises like COVID-19 can leave teams feeling anxious. As a leader, you need to genuinely connect with and encourage each and every employee. Here's how.

Article
10 Need-to-Know Tips for Selling Your Business in 2020
BY business.com editorial staff

It's important to follow certain steps to ensure the sale of your business is successful.

Advice
What expectations do you have for a conference room space when planning a successful meeting?
QUESTION | BY Paul J. Nelson | 9 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/05/20

I am doing some research in preparation of opening a conference room rental center. What amenities would you be looking for in the space you are renting? What would be your most important...

Article
How to Launch a Home Delivery Business During COVID-19
BY Marc Kuo

Is your business in a position to pivot to making home deliveries?

Article
Scaling Up: The Economics of Your Home Delivery Business
BY Marc Kuo

If you're scaling your home delivery business, monitoring and lowering your cost per delivery is key to profitability.

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How to Hire, Train and Onboard Employees Using Video Conferencing
BY Vast Conference

Video conferencing software is an effective tool for hiring, training and onboarding employees. Here's how to use it for your business.

Advice
How will COVID-19 permanently affect remote work trends?
QUESTION | BY Skye Schooley | 6 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/01/20

COVID-19 has drastically changed how businesses operate. After the world resumes back to "normal," what remote work changes will businesses permanently adopt? What businesses have benefited from...

Advice
How to start a solo business? what books should I read?
QUESTION | BY tan Ng | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 04/30/20

Hello everybody, recently I'm going to start an one person business in imported and trading. I'm looking for some books or documents that useful for operating my business, control outsourcing or...

Article
How to Boost Employee Wellbeing With Mobile During COVID-19
BY Jared Atchison

Maintaining team connections is more important than ever in this time of remote work and uncertainty. Here are some mobile tools and methods to boost your team's morale and productivity.

Article
5 Reasons Your Business Should Have Strategic Partnerships
BY business.com editorial staff

Strategic partnerships have mutual benefits and can lead to long-term profits.

Article
3 Legal Challenges for E-Commerce Businesses
BY Derek Walter

Liability, data protection and fraud management can present significant legal challenges.

Article
How Small Businesses Can Market Themselves During A Crisis
BY Kent Moon

The world is currently going through very unprecedented times. One small business owner offers guidance to fellow business owners on how their company can survive.

Article
5 Ways Your Business Can Boost Its Productivity During the COVID-19 Pandemic
BY Nathan Resnick

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven problematic for businesses worldwide. While many economic factors are beyond the control of entrepreneurs, productivity needn't be something that declines, too.

Article
5 Tips for Building a Successful Remote Company
BY business.com editorial staff

Build a remote company that runs like clockwork.

Article
Sell for Tomorrow
BY Dr. Cindy McGovern

Sales may be few and far between today, but smart business owners can spend their downtime laying the foundation for "sales for tomorrow."

Article
The Five W's of the CARES Act for Small Business Owners
BY Jason Fry

Here's a breakdown of the "who, what, when, where and why" every business owner should know about the unemployment provisions in the CARES Act.

Article
5 Research-Driven Strategies for Maximizing the Impact of Mobile Coupon Offers
BY Dan Slavin

A new survey reveals important nuances that directly bear on retailers' success when it comes to using coupons to drive consumer behavior.

Advice
How can I start my new business?
QUESTION | BY Ashish Ghaskata | 8 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 04/26/20

I can't understand which business is good for beginning. How can I start my new business. How much investment required for stat the bussiness. Which rules and regulations are required for that...

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Lemonade From Lemons: Don't Let the COVID-19 Crisis Go to Waste
BY Alexey Chalimov

Crisis is an opportunity for innovation. How can your business make the best of this situation and come out stronger than ever?