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Why Your Small Business Needs an Attendance Policy (+ Sample Attendance Policy Template)
By Skye Schooley | July 25, 2022

Punctuality is important in business. Learn how to develop an attendance policy and get free samples to implement.

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What Is a Cloud-Based Phone System?
By Jeff Hale | July 25, 2022

Cloud phone systems use the internet and a VoIP service to transmit audio and data between callers. Learn the pros and cons of cloud phone systems.

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What Is a Softphone?
By Jeff Hale | July 25, 2022

Softphones let you deliver voice, text and video over the web via cloud-based VoIP service provider. Learn about using softphones in your business.

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Top Small Business Grants
By Simone Johnson | July 25, 2022

Small business grants are basically free money from federal, state or privately funded programs. Learn about small business grants and how to apply.

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How to Transition to Long-Term Work From Home
By Kiely Kuligowski | July 25, 2022

COVID-19 has caused thousands of companies to adopt remote work, and many are making it permanent. What will your business do?

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5 Reasons Why 2019 Is the Best Year Yet to Start a Business
By Kim Walsh | July 25, 2022

Startup life is tough, but the current market and available resources makes it a whole lot easier to get going. Here's why 2019 is a great year to launch.

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Why You Need to Rank First for Your Name In Search Engines
By Kimberlee Leonard | July 25, 2022

Prospective employers and customers may Google your name to check you out. Ensure they see the most positive information possible when Googling your name.

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Why Marketers Should Tap Into Big Data
By James Warner | July 25, 2022

Big data helps marketing teams understand their customers, competition and industry, which in turn will allow them to create better campaigns.

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What Makes a Mobile Device Rugged?
By Mark Fairlie | July 25, 2022

Find out what makes mobile devices 'rugged,' how businesses use rugged smartphones and which ones you should consider purchasing for your business.

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Square Review
By Skye Schooley | July 22, 2022

Square is the simplest and fastest way to accept credit cards using a smartphone or tablet. It has clear, affordable pricing with no contracts, credit checks or complicated setup processes, so you...

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7 Stats That Will Make You Rethink Your Document Management Strategy
By Kimberlee Leonard | July 22, 2022

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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Business Accommodations for Customers/Clients with Hearing Impairments, Vision Impairments, or Other Disabilities
By Chad Brooks | July 22, 2022

An outline of ways and legalities of complying with ADA standards.

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Coworking: Increased Income, Improved Work Quality and Greater Collaboration are Biggest Benefits
By business.com editorial staff | July 22, 2022

Find out why co-working spaces are increasingly popular and how such workplace arrangements can increase productivity.

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5 Ways Your Entrepreneurial Mindset Can Disrupt Industries
By Sean Peek | July 22, 2022

An entrepreneurial mindset lasts beyond a business's establishment. Learn how your mindset can fuel your business's growth and innovation.

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How to Use Slack for Workplace Communication
By Jamie Johnson | July 22, 2022

Slack is one of the best apps for workplace communication, thanks to its versatility. Learn how it works and some of its benefits.

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What Matters Most: How to Take Advantage of Millennial Purchase Behavior
By Jamie Johnson | July 22, 2022

As the largest generation in the U.S., millennials have massive buying power. Learn how to connect with and market to millennial consumers.

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Hitting the Books: A Guide to Retail Accounting
By Jill Bowers | July 22, 2022

Learn about the methods of calculating and tracking inventory that are used in retail accounting.

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Types of Cyber Risks Businesses Should Be Aware Of
By Kimberlee Leonard | July 22, 2022

Cyberattacks could lead to big financial losses and even civil or criminal penalties. Learn how your business can reduce the risks.

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Credit Card Processing Guide
By Jennifer Dublino | July 22, 2022

Learn why your business benefits from accepting credit cards, and how to make them an option for customer purchasing.

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Get Camera Ready: Livestreaming Is the Future of Social Media
By Jennifer Dublino | July 22, 2022

Livestreaming is video content in real time. Learn how to use livestreaming on social media platforms to connect with followers and boost sales.

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Why Efficient Customer Service Is Better Than Friendly Customer Service
By Jamie Johnson | July 22, 2022

Greeting your customers with a smile is important, but efficiency matters even more. Learn how to provide efficient customer service.

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7 Surprising Ways Online Reviews Have Transformed the Path to Purchase
By Stacy DeBroff | July 22, 2022

After researching the consumer purchasing behavior of over 500 women, here are the results of how online reviews have changed ecommerce.

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Lessons From Big Brands: 7 Customer Service Pitfalls That Will Destroy Your Brand
By Jennifer Dublino | July 22, 2022

Big brands offer many examples of what not to do in customer service. Avoid these seven pitfalls to retain customers and protect your reputation.

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Funding Woes, Be Gone: 5 Ways to Minimize Your Start-Up Costs
By Chad Brooks | July 22, 2022

Without enough money to advertise, your company loses potential clients, and competitors with deeper pockets can suck the air out of the room.

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The More the Merrier: Using Crowdsourcing for Your Content Marketing Efforts
By Skye Schooley | July 22, 2022

There has never been as inexpensive and powerful a tool for developing content for your users as crowdsourcing. Learn how it can help you.

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Top 12 Advertising Blogs You Must Follow Now
By Julie Thompson | July 22, 2022

Get business inspiration and tips from the best of the best in the ad world.

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Who Are You Hiring? The Shocking Cost of Resume Fraud
By Skye Schooley | July 22, 2022

Find out what resume fraud is, how it may impact your small business, and how to spot it.

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The Hidden Ways Gender Bias Can Sabotage Recruitment
By Skye Schooley | July 22, 2022

Learn what gender bias looks like and how to avoid it in your hiring process.

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The Death of the Workday: Is 9-to-5 Working Obsolete?
By Jamie Johnson | July 22, 2022

While a 9-to-5 workday used to be standard, today's freelancing and remote work trends are causing a shift. Learn the pros and cons of working 9 to 5.

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6 Tips for Creating a High-Converting Thank-You Page
By Chad Brooks | July 22, 2022

A thank-you page is a way to express gratitude to customers for a sale, but it's also a way to ask for referrals and increase engagement.