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HR Bizzy for 2020: Hubstaff, Employee Monitoring
By Skye Schooley | December 15, 2020

Hubstaff is our choice as the best of the best software for managing human resources in 2020.

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Finance Bizzy for 2020: Helcim, Credit Card Processing
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 15, 2020

Helcim is our choice as the best of the best financial solution for accepting payments in 2020.

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Technology Bizzy for 2020: Zoom, Video Conferencing
By Andrew Martins | December 15, 2020

Zoom is our choice as the best technology product in 2020.

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Business.com's Best of the Best Awards for 2020
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 15, 2020

These are the essential tools we chose as the best of the best for small businesses in 2020.

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Digital Strategies to Engage Local Customers and Streamline the Buying Process in a Remote Society
By George Kocher | December 14, 2020

Local business is continuously getting more competitive, which means getting noticed can be more difficult, especially in a society where most consumers aren't interacting with businesses in person.

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COVID-19: How to Keep Your Team Members Engaged and Motivated Remotely
By Moazzam Kamran | December 14, 2020

As most countries struggle with the resurgence of COVID-19, organizations are trying their best to keep employees motivated and engaged.

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How POS Systems Improve Inventory Management
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 14, 2020

Here's everything you need to know about POS inventory management.

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5 Tips for Reusing Blog Posts to Grow Your Business
By Thomas Griffin | December 14, 2020

When done right, old blog posts can provide some added value to your business.

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The Quick and Easy Guide to Workplace Monitoring
By Trey Tepichin | December 11, 2020

Here are the dos and don'ts of workplace monitoring and employee privacy rights.

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Great Expectations: 4 Ways Brands Can Use Data and Video to Drive CX
By Rachel Eisenhauer | December 11, 2020

Despite making massive investments, businesses are having a disengagement problem as they struggle to deliver digital experiences that meet consumer expectations.

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How to Take Your First Steps Toward Digital Acceleration
By Nacho De Marco | December 11, 2020

A full-blown digital acceleration will be one of the biggest challenges the tech side of your business has ever undertaken. However, keep in mind that a digital acceleration process doesn't truly end.

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How to Make a Video on YouTube
By Max Freedman | December 11, 2020

Learning how to make a video on YouTube could bring your marketing efforts to new heights.

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25 Employee Recognition Ideas on a Budget
By Kiely Kuligowski | December 11, 2020

Recognizing your employees is a great way to improve engagement. Here are 25 affordable ways to do it.

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A Step-By-Step Guide to a Positive Workplace Health and Safety Culture
By Chris Porteous | December 10, 2020

Creating positive workplace health and safety outcomes requires a cultural shift that businesses can promote with the right steps and approach.

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How to Make a Viral Video
By Max Freedman | December 10, 2020

A viral video could significantly boost brand awareness and help you reach new customers. Here's how to make your video go viral.

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How to Avoid Spam Filters
By Marisa Sanfilippo | December 11, 2020

To make the most of your email marketing efforts, you must find ways to keep your messages out of your customers' spam folders.

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How Small Businesses Can Budget for a Tumultuous 2021
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 10, 2020

Creating a business budget for the new year is challenging when it's not clear when the pandemic will end. Here's how to budget for an uncertain 2021.

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My Superpower Is Resilience
By Felena Hanson | December 09, 2020

One successful entrepreneur reflects on the lessons she has gleaned during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Business Loan Applications: The Five C's That Credit Lenders Look For
By Jake Eisenberg | December 09, 2020

Many companies need to apply for outside financing for one reason or another – be it keeping up with daily expenses, updating equipment or using it something bigger, like expansion.

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Appropriate Holiday Gifts for Co-Workers, Employees and Bosses
By Kiely Kuligowski | December 09, 2020

Finding the perfect gift for someone at work is hard. Here are 15 gifts under $40 to give to anyone at work.

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6 Tips For Managing Negative Chatter on Social Media
By Jared Atchison | December 08, 2020

Learn how to manage negative chatter online, especially on social media.

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3 Data-Driven Steps to Help SMBs Thrive in the Year Ahead
By Isaac Kohen | December 08, 2020

In a challenging business environment, small businesses can leverage data-driven insights to be more efficient and effective at every level.

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Time for a Rebrand? Keep These Factors in Mind
By Brit Booth | December 08, 2020

Here are six keys to a successful rebrand that captures new business without abandoning what makes you, well, you.

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How to Create a Business Profile on LinkedIn
By Marisa Sanfilippo | December 08, 2020

Creating a business profile on LinkedIn is a great way to connect with potential partners and top talent in your industry.

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How to Use Facebook Live for Business
By Max Freedman | December 08, 2020

Facebook Live can be a useful tool for businesses looking to better engage with their audience on the world's biggest social media platform. Here's how to use it.

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How to Revamp Your Employee Engagement for the Remote Work Era
By Ryan Chartrand | December 07, 2020

Employee engagement in a remote setting is dramatically different from how it might look in a traditional office environment. Once you manage to rethink your approach, the benefits can be immense.

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How to Create an Instagram Business Profile
By Marisa Sanfilippo | December 07, 2020

An Instagram business profile can help you engage your audience with high-quality visual content.

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SBA Loan Forgiveness for PPP, EIDL and 7(a) Loans
By Jason Milleisen | December 04, 2020

What are the main features of PPP and EIDL loans, and how does the forgiveness process vary for each loan type?

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How to Prepare Your Remote Team to Work Securely From Home
By Anthony Gaenzle | December 04, 2020

The pandemic thrust many businesses into remote operations before they were ready. Along with other challenges, securing the operations of remote teams has proven difficult.

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Why You Need an Acceptable Use Policy and How to Create One
By Andrew Martins | December 04, 2020

By establishing rules for how devices are used on the company network, you can help your employees avoid dangerous digital practices.

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Legal Entity Compliance During COVID-19: Year-End Considerations for Business Owners
By James Gilmer | December 03, 2020

As the pandemic pushes business operations online and across state lines, business owners and management must comply with state requirements for legal entities.

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How to Develop a Solid E-Commerce Marketing Strategy
By Jamie Johnson | December 02, 2020

E-commerce is becoming a staple of many businesses, so it's important to have a digital marketing strategy that aligns with online selling.

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7 Most Effective Lead Nurturing Strategies
By David Gargaro | December 02, 2020

Once you engage leads, it is important to nurture them along the buying journey. Here are the best ways to nurture leads.

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Top Team Collaboration Tools
By Kiely Kuligowski | December 02, 2020

A team collaboration tool can ease communication and boost productivity. Check out five of the top tools used by real business owners.

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How to Do a Year-End Review in the Midst of a Pandemic
By Nicole Krug | December 01, 2020

Taking the time to do a year-end review is a must for every business. But how do you do that during a pandemic?

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Types of Small Business Loans You Can Secure Quickly
By Dock David Treece | December 01, 2020

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Types of Small Business Funding and When You Need Them
By Dock David Treece | December 01, 2020

There are many different types of funding for small businesses. Here's a breakdown of some of the most common types and when each is right for your business.

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16 Sales Automation Tools and Strategies That Can Help You Scale Your Business
By Scott Gerber | December 01, 2020

Sales automation software can provide data-driven lead generation and sequencing, automated reports, scheduling, and more. Learn which software apps and strategies entrepreneurs use.

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Email Analytics You Should Be Tracking
By Marisa Sanfilippo | December 01, 2020

These email analytics can inform your email marketing campaigns, improving customer engagement and driving more conversions.

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How to Set Up a Facebook Business Page
By Adam Uzialko | December 01, 2020

A Facebook business page gives you a way to connect with your audience on the largest social media platform in the world. Here's how to set up your Facebook business page and optimize it.

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The Importance of Freelancers in 2021
By Andrew Martins | November 30, 2020

Years after the 2008 financial collapse changed the economic landscape, COVID-19 has shifted how companies see freelancers.

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Grants for Felons
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 30, 2020

There are grants available for felons who are looking to start a small business.

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How to Create a Successful Social Media Campaign
By David Gargaro | November 27, 2020

Social media marketing is key to a modern business's success. This guide explains how to create a successful social media marketing campaign.

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YouTube Analytics Guide
By Max Freedman | November 27, 2020

YouTube Analytics can help you keep tabs on your channel and your target audience's engagement. Here's how to use it.

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Complete List of POS Charges and Fees
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 27, 2020

Thanks to a downward trend in pricing and advances in technology, every size business can benefit from a POS. Here's what you can expect to pay.

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Complete Guide to Understanding the Sales Funnel
By David Gargaro | November 26, 2020

What is the sales funnel, and why is it important to your business?

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Business Owner's Guide to FICA Tax
By Adam Uzialko | November 26, 2020

The FICA tax is a federal tax that both employers and employees pay to support Medicare and Social Security. Here's how it works and what you need to know as an employer.

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10 Ways to Build Morale While Working From Home
By Daglar Cizmeci | November 25, 2020

Morale is a fundamental aspect of productivity and employee engagement. Without it, output drops, operation costs increase, and staff turnover racks up.

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Customer Development for Small Business: An Essential Practice
By Jeff Solomon | November 25, 2020

Customer development is essential for launching new ventures that address market needs.

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WorkForce Software's Secret Sauce for Retention: Transparency and Accountability
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 25, 2020

In the early days of the pandemic, WorkForce Software furloughed 22% of its staff and reduced salaries. A few months later, 97% are back. Here's why.