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Podium Text Message Marketing Review and Pricing
By Mark Fairlie | May 17, 2024

Podium is an online reputation management service that allows you to acquire and manage customer reviews from one robust platform.

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EZ Texting Review and Pricing
By Mark Fairlie | May 17, 2024

EZ Texting is an excellent service to help you control your text message marketing campaigns. Its many tools and resources are easy to find and use in the software's dashboard.

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Drinking on the Job: Small Business Guide to Creating an Office Alcohol Policy
By Sean Peek | May 17, 2024

Some employers allow drinking in the office. Here's what businesses should consider when creating an office alcohol policy for employees.

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Textedly Review and Pricing
By Mark Fairlie | May 17, 2024

Textedly offers text messages services with features like scheduled messages, mass group texting, built-in link sharing and automatic text replies. Pricing varies depending on the package you select....

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Textline Review and Pricing
By Mark Fairlie | May 17, 2024

Textline offers robust communication and security features. Learn why it's our choice for the best text message marketing service for large businesses.

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Give Your Brain a Boost: 12 Books Guaranteed to Make You More Intelligent
By John Rampton | May 17, 2024

Looking to improve your business skills – or even your overall intelligence? Check out these 12 books to help you navigate business and life.

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Twilio Flex Review and Pricing
By Mark Fairlie | May 17, 2024
Article
Top 5 Accounting and Finance Certifications to Get Ahead
By Kim Lindros | May 17, 2024

To grow your career in accounting or finance, consider boosting your knowledge and credibility with these certifications.

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Article
How to Reduce Idle Time for Your Fleet
By Mark Fairlie | May 17, 2024

Learn how GPS tracking tools can measure vehicles' idle time effectively to increase your company's productivity and profitability.

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How Do HIPAA Laws Impact Employers (and HIPAA Compliance Checklist)
By Adam Uzialko | May 17, 2024

This guide includes everything employers need to know about HIPAA requirements, as well as a HIPAA compliance checklist.

Article
Why Hiring People With Disabilities Is Good for Business
By Jennifer Dublino | May 17, 2024

Hiring people with disabilities is good for business and the economy. Learn the upsides of hiring people with disabilities and fostering inclusivity.

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Up in Smoke: Should Businesses Still Drug Test for Marijuana?
By Skye Schooley | May 17, 2024

Amid increased legalization, the debate on whether to still drug test employees for weed use is complicated. See the pros and cons here.

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Would You Make It on Shark Tank? The Importance of Scalable Business Models
By Jamie Johnson | May 17, 2024

Scalability is a crucial factor in business growth and success. Learn the components of a scalable company and how to scale your business.

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6 Things You Should Know About Competition in the Workplace
By Jennifer Dublino | May 16, 2024

When does friendly competition between co-workers turn toxic? Follow these strategies to manage your team's competitiveness and drive healthy motivation.

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Collaboration Improves Workplace Performance. Here’s How to Encourage It
By Jennifer Post | May 16, 2024

Make your workers more productive and engaged by promoting a collaborative workplace – here's how.

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The Best POS Systems for Retail Businesses
By Nicole Fallon | May 16, 2024

For retailers looking for a point-of-sale system tailored to their business needs, here are five solid POS options on the market.

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The Best POS Systems for Coffee Shops
By Jamie Johnson | May 16, 2024

POS systems let you accept customer payments, manage inventory and improve the customer experience. Here are the five best POS systems for coffee shops.

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The Best HR Software for Startups in 2024
By Skye Schooley | May 16, 2024

Even if your business is just getting off the ground, your company can benefit from high-quality HR software. See our best picks.

Article
5 Ideas to Boost Your Loyalty Program’s Success
By Mark Fairlie | May 16, 2024

Want to boost customer loyalty and retention for your business? Learn rewards program tactics to help you build a loyal customer base and drive more sales.

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Using Coupons to Drive Engagement and Retention
By Julie Thompson | May 16, 2024

Your customers want custom offers. Here's how you can use technology to offer coupons that engage customers and boost your bottom line.

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The Best Credit Card Processors for Restaurants in 2024
By Mike Berner | May 16, 2024
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The Best Accounting Software for Restaurants in 2024
By Mike Berner | May 16, 2024

This article reviews the best accounting and invoicing software providers for restaurants.

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Best Business Phone Systems for Restaurants
By Jessica Elliott | May 16, 2024

Compare the best business phone systems for restaurants. We highlight the top features and differences based on user testing, reviews and more.

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Welcome to America: What Nonresidents Need to Consider When Forming a Company in the US
By Sean Peek | May 15, 2024

Non-U.S. residents can form a business in the United States, but there are a few things they need to consider. Learn what with this guide.

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MLMs Are Preying on the Dream of Entrepreneurship
By Mona Bushnell | May 15, 2024

Learn how to tell the difference between legitimate business prospects and scams.

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4 Marketing Hacks to Help You Attract the Right Investors
By Jennifer Dublino | May 15, 2024

Marketing strategy is a crucial aspect of landing investors. Use your marketing skills to identify, message and pitch potential business investors.

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Time Crunch: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Prioritizing Your Tasks
By Jennifer Post | May 15, 2024

Entrepreneurs often find themselves overburdened with tasks. Learn how to allocate your time and prioritize your tasks.

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Forever a Student: 11 Types of Courses That Prepare You for the Future of Business
By Sean Peek | May 15, 2024

Whether your business knowledge is beginner or advanced, these professional development resources will take your expertise to greater heights.

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The 10 Largest E-Commerce Markets in the World by Country
By Mark Fairlie | May 14, 2024

Here is a quick introduction to the biggest e-commerce markets in the world and some interesting facts about the industry in those countries.

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11 Best Tools for Setting and Tracking Goals
By Sean Peek | May 14, 2024

Goal setting and tracking tools enable you to project achievements, record progress, and establish key performance indicators. Here are some of the best.