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    Beacons Are Beckoning: How Mobile Technology Is Changing Retail
    By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

    Retailers of all sizes are adjusting to technology trends. See how mobile tech is changing the in-store experience and how to use it in your business.

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    The Face of Your Brand: Product Label Design Tips to Help You Attract Customers
    By Julie Thompson | January 23, 2023

    Product packaging, including the materials used and the color palette, can give you a competitive edge. Follow these strategies to attract customers.

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    Fixed and Variable Expenses: What Do These Terms Mean?
    By Sammi Caramela | January 23, 2023

    All businesses have both fixed and variable expenses. Here are the differences between the two.

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    Inspiration Revealed: 36 Top CEOs Share Their Secrets to Success
    By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

    If you're looking to stay sharp, learn from the top CEO's to improve in all aspects of your business.

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    The Truth Behind Stock Photos: What Works and What Doesn’t
    By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

    Used right, stock photos can improve your online content. Used wrong, they come off as cheap and ineffective. Here's how to use stock photos the right way.

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    Sign on the Line: 5 Steps to Closing the Sale
    By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

    Following this sales process can help you cultivate a relationship with your prospect that will turn them into a client.

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    The Rule of 9’s: Will Charm Pricing Work for Your Business?
    By Kimberlee Leonard | January 23, 2023

    Don't leave your pricing strategy to guesswork. Charm pricing has been proven to lift sales, but will it work for you? Read on to learn more.

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    Broken Pedestals: The Dark Sides of 7 Popular CEOs
    By Julie Thompson | January 23, 2023

    Learn about the significant missteps of seven once-popular business leaders.

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    How Employees Make or Break Business Success (And How You Can Lead the Way)
    By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

    Even the most amazing employees need direction and encouragement to succeed. Here are some tips on how to lead them to achieve.

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    Facts vs. Emotions: When to Use Each Tactic to Make a Sale
    By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

    In marketing or direct sales, sometimes using facts is best, while an emotional approach is better in other instances. Learn to choose the right tactic.

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    Customer Service Crimes: This Is Why Your Business Is Failing
    By Julie Thompson | January 23, 2023

    Customer service problems cause many business failures. Learn to put customers at the forefront of your business to boost sales, loyalty and trust.

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    International Calling Costs: Everything You Need to Know
    By Marc Prosser | January 23, 2023

    Any business that deals with international clients or partners will need to make calls overseas. This guide will help you save on such expenses.

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    Hiring for Attitude Over Experience: What the Numbers Show
    By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

    Studies show that skilled and experienced employees with rotten attitudes fail quickly. Here's why you need to hire for attitude.

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    7 Stats That Will Make You Rethink Your Document Management Strategy
    By Kimberlee Leonard | January 23, 2023

    Your document management strategy can directly affect your bottom line. Learn why a good document management solution is critical and how to find one.

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    The SBSS Score Explained: What It Is and Why It Matters When Applying for a Loan
    By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

    Your SBSS score matters when you're applying for a small business loan. Here's what you need to know.

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    90 Days to Prove Yourself: The Power of a Probationary Period
    By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

    How long should employees have to prove themselves? Some say it can take as long as 18 months. Here's why probationary periods can work.

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    Elevating Expectations: 6 Ways Product Quality Affects Your Brand
    By Sammi Caramela | January 23, 2023

    Ensuring your products are of high quality is crucial to your business's bottom line. Learn how to do it correctly.

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    Welcome to the Big Leagues: At What Point Are You No Longer a Startup?
    By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

    How do you know your business has passed the startup stage? Find out the key signs here.

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    Get Inspired: The Top-10 Blogs on Sales Management for 2023
    By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

    With sales teams more important than ever, it's essential to stay up to date on sales management topics. Here are 10 blogs to inspire your sales efforts.

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    The Perks of Being Loyal: How to Build a Customer Loyalty Program That Works
    By Lucinda Watrous | January 23, 2023

    Want to launch a customer loyalty program for your business? Read this first.

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    5 Trending Digital Payment Methods: Is Your Business Ready For Them?
    By Sammi Caramela | January 23, 2023

    Check out the latest and most popular digital payments services to help you decide which one is right for your business.

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    The Cold Weather Effect: Raising Profits When Temperatures Drop
    By Jennifer Post | January 23, 2023

    The cold weather effect is a retail phenomenon of increased profits during cold weather. Learn how to weatherproof your business to reap the benefits.

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    Substance Abuse in the Workplace: What to Do When an Employee Returns from Rehab
    By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

    Returning to work is a critical part of recovery for many former addicts. As an employer, learn how you can best support an employee.

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    How to Start a Business With $0 (Or Pretty Close)
    By Tom Drake | January 23, 2023

    For many, owning a business is a dream. However, it remains a dream because it costs money to start a business.

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    Flick of a Switch: How Lighting Affects Productivity and Mood
    By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

    Studies have shown that office lighting plays a major role in employee productivity. Is your lighting optimal for worker performance?

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    The Art of Negotiating: How to Make Every Deal a Win-Win
    By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

    Learn how to negotiate in a positive and constructive way that improves your business relationships.

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    7 Pain Points Entrepreneurs Should Expect and Embrace
    By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

    As an entrepreneur, you have to roll with the punches. Learn how to deal with these common pain points of running a business.

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    Shake It Up: Industries That Are Ready for Disruption 
    By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

    Learn how to identify industries that are ready for disruption and which markets are being shaken up.

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    Does Your Sex Life Influence Your Productivity? Oh YES
    By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

    Feeling less than productive at work? Your sex life could be to blame. See how sex, productivity and even your income are linked.

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    Seeking Brand Advocates: How to Get Influencers to Market Your Product
    By Bryan Robinson | January 23, 2023

    Leveraging influencers to market your online products is a great way to sell more stuff. But what strategy do you take?