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How to Budget for Hourly Employees Annually
By Julie Thompson | August 18, 2021

Just because your employees are hourly doesn't mean you can't plan for the long term. Here's how to budget annually for your hourly workers.

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Business Scams 101: Common Schemes and How to Avoid Them
By business.com editorial staff | August 12, 2021

Scammers want to steal from your company. Here’s what they do, and how you can shut them down.

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2022 Future of Business Scholarship: Apply Now
By business.com editorial staff | July 30, 2021

Ready to advance your education, but your wallet has other plans? Say hello to business.com’s 2022 scholarship for up-and-coming business visionaries.

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Lawsuits on the Rise: Small Businesses Need EPLI
By Nicole Urbanowicz | July 28, 2021

This guide explains employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) and why small businesses need it to protect them from legal costs and penalties associated with lawsuits.

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What Is Gap Insurance?
By Kimberlee Leonard | July 28, 2021

Gap insurance covers what your commercial auto insurance doesn't. Here's when your business might need it.

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Workers' Comp and Taxes
By Kimberlee Leonard | October 16, 2021

There are certain tax implications for workers' compensation that every employee and business owner should understand.

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Workers' Compensation for Independent Contractors
By Kimberlee Leonard | July 28, 2021

Independent contractors have unique considerations to keep in mind when it comes to workers' compensation insurance.

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Why Your Business Needs Indemnity Insurance
By Kimberlee Leonard | July 28, 2021

While indemnity insurance isn't a specific policy type, it does play a critical role in the types of insurance your business needs.

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What Is a Loss Payee on an Insurance Claim?
By Nicole Urbanowicz | July 28, 2021

A loss payee gets paid first following an insurance claim.

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What Is Cyber Insurance?
By Sean Peek | July 28, 2021

Cyber insurance is quickly becoming a necessity in the era of remote work to protect your company's online assets.

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What Is a Workers' Comp Ghost Insurance Policy?
By Nicole Urbanowicz | July 28, 2021

A workers' compensation ghost insurance policy is different from a regular workers' comp policy. Here's the difference.

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The Insurance Claims Process and How to File
By Nicole Urbanowicz | July 28, 2021

An insurance claim is a critical part of getting money for your losses, so it is important to know how to file one.

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What Does Commercial Auto Insurance Cover?
By Nicole Urbanowicz | July 28, 2021

If your business operates vehicles or has employees driving for business reasons, commercial auto insurance is a must.

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Insurance Deductions and Expenses for Small Businesses
By Nicole Urbanowicz | July 28, 2021

Some business insurance costs are tax deductible. Do you know which ones?

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How to Prevent Employee Time Theft
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | July 09, 2021

Time fraud can be a problem for any company, but it's also an opportunity to create clear guidelines and build trust throughout a workforce.

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CRM Implementation Guide
By Julie Thompson | July 02, 2021

Proper implementation of your business's CRM software is key to maximizing the benefits it offers your sales team.

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Workplace Visitor Policy With Free Template
By Jeff Hale | September 21, 2021

Your workplace visitor policy is a necessary document to ensure that your employees, data, and guests are safe and treated with a high degree of professionalism.

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What Is Rule-Based Access Control (RBAC)?
By Erik Sherman | September 21, 2021

Rule-based access control is one method of access control that allows certain people to access devices, databases, or other restricted network areas based on preset criteria.

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What Are Turnstile Access Control Systems?
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | September 21, 2021

Whether it's an automated gate at a subway station or a revolving door in an office building, a turnstile is a great way to prevent unauthorized visitors and enforce security in any location.

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What Are the Pros and Cons of VPNs?
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | June 30, 2021

A VPN is a great tool that can help protect any organization's online presence, but it comes with a few drawbacks.

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What Is Point-to-Point Wireless?
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | June 28, 2021

When you have a versatile point-to-point wireless connection, you get a cost-effective and secure network that offers the speed and flexibility to grow with your business.

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Business Accommodations for Employees with Hearing Impairments, Vision Impairments, Or Other Disabilities
By business.com editorial staff | June 24, 2021

It's important for businesses to be accessible for all employees.

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Business Accommodations for Customers/Clients with Hearing Impairments, Vision Impairments, or Other Disabilities
By business.com editorial staff | June 23, 2021

Keeping businesses accessible to all is an important part of a successful business.

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What Is Employee Attrition?
By Nicole Fallon | June 23, 2021

If your business is struggling with employee attrition, it may be helpful to analyze your workforce trends and find the root cause.

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Key Fob Guide for Businesses
By Jeff Hale | June 22, 2021

Key fobs have become the industry standard for basic access control applications across the world, and that doesn't look set to change anytime soon.

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What Is Malpractice Insurance?
By Kimberlee Leonard | September 17, 2021

Malpractice insurance is a critical policy that all those working in the medical industry should have.

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The Difference Between VPN Software and VPN Hardware
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | June 21, 2021

Explore the differences between virtual private network software and hardware options at your disposal, and find the solution that keeps your systems safe.

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2021 Prime Day Laptop Deals
By Donna Fuscaldo | June 22, 2021

From Amazon to Best Buy, here's a look at the deals small business owners can get on laptops.

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The Best Amazon Prime Day Security Deals for 2021
By Chad Brooks | June 22, 2021

Amazon Prime Day offers business owners many great deals to keep their office and computers safe and secure.

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The Best Amazon Prime Day Networking Deals
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | June 22, 2021

Prime Day is coming, giving you a great chance to save big on essential equipment and upgrades to improve the efficiency of your business.

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The Crushing Cost of Data Breaches: How a Data Breach Can Strike a Devastating Blow to Any Organization
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | June 18, 2021

This devastating blow to an organization can radically change the course of business or, worse, result in insolvency.

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How Your Travel Company Can Use a CRM
By Max Freedman | June 18, 2021

If you run a service for travelers, your customer relationships are your lifeblood. This is where CRM software can help.

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The Best Amazon Prime Day Deals for Home Offices
By Skye Schooley | June 22, 2021

Create an affordable home office setup with these Amazon Prime Day deals.

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How to Set Up a Hotspot for Your Business
By Sean Peek | June 16, 2021

A hotspot is a great investment for business owners to connect on the go, provide customers with a secure connection, or separately track internet expenses for a home office.

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What to Look for in an Internet Service Provider
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | June 16, 2021

When searching for a business internet service provider, these are the key features and services you should look for.

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Almost Half of Workers Support Employers Mandating Vaccination
By Chad Brooks | June 15, 2021

Four percent of workers say they'll quit if they are forced to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

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How Time and Attendance Software Tracks Breaks at Work
By Kylie Ora Lobell | June 15, 2021

Time and attendance software does more than record when employees clock in and out. It also tracks employee break times, ensuring compliance with state regulations.

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What Are Assets in Accounting?
By Sean Peek | June 10, 2021

Understanding assets in accounting can help businesses obtain both short- and long-term financial goals.

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How to Save Thousands of Dollars With the Employee Retention Credit
By Donna Fuscaldo | June 09, 2021

The Employee Retention Credit can save small business owners thousands of dollars this year. Here's how to take advantage of it.

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How to Use a Roth 401(k)
By Max Freedman | June 08, 2021

Learn how a Roth 401(k) retirement plan works and how it compares to a traditional 401(k).

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The Small Business Guide to Simple IRAs
By Max Freedman | June 08, 2021

SIMPLE IRAs are employee retirement accounts especially useful for small businesses new to offering retirement benefits.

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What Is a Workers' Comp Exemption?
By Kimberlee Leonard | May 28, 2021

Most businesses are required to carry workers' compensation insurance to cover their employees, unless they qualify for a workers' comp exemption.

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How to Set Up a Business VPN
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | May 28, 2021

There are plenty of VPN services available today, but if you know how to navigate the various technologies, you can create your own VPN powerful enough to protect an entire enterprise.

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How to Strengthen Your Brand Through Online Reputation Management
By Max Freedman | May 28, 2021

ORM requires addressing negative online content while creating and elevating positive internet messaging and branding – and certain services can help.

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What Is Fiber Optic Internet for Business?
By Stella Morrison | May 21, 2021

Fiber optic internet offers very fast download speeds, but is it worth the price?

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What Is Business Broadband?
By Jeff Hale | May 21, 2021

Business broadband is a high-speed, commercial-grade internet connection with added features and dedicated customer support.

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Mobile Hotspot or Satellite Internet: Which Is Right for Your Business?
By Jeff Hale | May 21, 2021

Satellite internet is getting better every year, but it still might not be as fast or as flexible as a mobile hotspot for your business needs.

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How to Set Up Business Wi-Fi
By Jeff Hale | May 21, 2021

With an influx of laptop computers and smart devices within the workplace, a solid Wi-Fi network has become a must for businesses.

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Business DSL vs. Cable Internet
By Stella Morrison | May 21, 2021

What's the difference between business DSL and cable internet, and which one is the right choice for your business?

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Tethering vs. Hotspots: What's Better for Your Business?
By Jeff Hale | May 21, 2021

Do you know the difference between tethering and mobile hotspots?