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What Have We Learned? Business Lessons From COVID-19
By Brian Wallace | November 11, 2020

Do the work now so your business will still be around later.

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How At-Will Employment Works for You and Your Employees
By Adam Uzialko | November 11, 2020

Many employers use an at-will employment model. Here's what at-will employment means for employers and employees.

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How to Get More Sales Page Engagement
By Chris Christoff | November 11, 2020

A high-quality sales page can make or break your business. Here's how you can make sure your page is optimized for maximum engagement and profitability.

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Lessons From Millennials and Gen Zers on Video Marketing
By Jared Atchison | November 11, 2020

The new generation of consumers is making an impact through their buying choices and their participation on social media. Here's how to get your videos to resonate with millennials and Gen Zers.

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Productivity Metrics Matter More Than Ever for SMBs: How to Measure Your Workforce Effectively in 2021
By Isaac Kohen | November 10, 2020

Here's what small businesses are missing when it comes to making the shift from closely managed on-site teams to remote teams.

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Guide to Compensation Management
By Patrick Proctor | November 10, 2020

If you want to hold on to your top employees, a strong compensation management program is critical.

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How to Apply for a Business Credit Card as a Sole Proprietor
By Andrew Martins | November 10, 2020

If you're a sole proprietor, here's a step-by-step guide on how you can obtain a business credit card.

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Closing Because of the Pandemic? Beware of Potential Tax Hits
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 10, 2020

Thousands of small businesses have shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Adding insult to injury, many are facing tax hits as they wind down.

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Follow a Gratitude Strategy to Pull Employees Out of Their Negative Slump
By Dr. Cindy McGovern | November 09, 2020

It may be hard to find things to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. Still, business owners need to help employees be grateful for what they do have.

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Understanding HR Reporting
By Patrick Proctor | November 09, 2020

HR reporting can provide your business with critical insight into your workforce and how it operates.

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Disaster Loans: How to Qualify for PPP and EIDL Forgiveness
By Mike Savage | November 06, 2020

More than 5 million businesses have received COVID relief funds. It's important to keep loan forgiveness in mind from the moment you receive your funds to avoid unforeseen costs.

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What Is Credit Card Funding?
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 06, 2020

Credit cards are extremely convenient to use, but there are several things you should consider before using them to fund your small business.

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4 Ideas to Help Your Business Create Cash Flow Without Laying Off Staff
By Joy Gendusa | November 05, 2020

The pandemic has affected almost every business in 2020, and mine was no exception. My company was able to rebound from the initial shockwaves without a single layoff. Here's how I did it.

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4 Ways to Ensure Mold Doesn't Deter Your Business Reopening
By Brian Miller | November 05, 2020

As businesses reopen after lockdown, many are discovering their premises have been taken over by mold. Here's how to protect your business, building, employees and customers from mold.

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How to Train Your Workforce Remotely
By Nacho De Marco | November 05, 2020

Keeping employees up to date with digital practices is key for remote efficiency. Here's how to develop a sound remote training program that allows you to leverage the potential of your workforce.

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20 Facebook Tools for Marketing Optimization
By Max Freedman | November 05, 2020

These 20 Facebook tools can help you use the social media platform more effectively for your business.

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With COVID-19 Rising, Small Businesses Expand Health Coverage
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 05, 2020

Despite a slowdown in business due to the pandemic, small businesses are stepping up, making sure employees have health insurance.

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How to Create a Customer Knowledge Management System
By Nicole Fallon | November 05, 2020

Discover what a knowledge management system is and how developing one can help your customers.

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Small Business Boom: 'Pandemic Founders' Will Determine the Next Beloved Tech Brands
By Jay Bregman | November 04, 2020

2020's business founders are starting up with a fresh perspective, determining who the next beloved tech brands will be.

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How to Raise Venture Capital
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 04, 2020

Venture capital is a viable way to fund a startup, but not every business will be successful. Here's what you need to know about this type of funding.

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What Is Sexual Harassment Prevention Training?
By Skye Schooley | November 04, 2020

Learn what workplace sexual harassment is and how your organization can stay compliant with harassment training laws.

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What Is Customer Analytics?
By Nicole Fallon | November 03, 2020

Customer insights can drastically improve your business. Learn how to implement a customer analytics strategy.

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Why Your Nondisclosure Agreement (NDA) Should Have Mutual Protections
By Patrick Proctor | November 03, 2020

Mutual nondisclosure agreements can provide legal protection for your business as well as the other parties when you work with other businesses and contractors.

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7 Holiday Newsletter Tips for 2020
By Jared Atchison | November 02, 2020

Getting your newsletter right can help increase sales this holiday season.

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How to Terminate a Long-Term Employee
By Skye Schooley | November 02, 2020

Learn what to say (and not to say) when firing a long-term employee.

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6 Things Small Business Owners Need to Do Now to Succeed This Holiday Season
By Rich Rao | October 30, 2020

This holiday season may be make-or-break for many small businesses. Here are six tips for businesses to implement ASAP to make the most of this crucial season.

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Understanding and Mastering the Virtual Sale
By Ken Gosnell | October 30, 2020

In 2020, businesses have entered into a new reality. The virtual company is now a norm that customers of all ages and locations embrace. One of the most critical aspects of embracing the virtual...

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Why Your To-Do List Isn't Working (and the Agile Tools You Should Use Instead)
By Andrea Fryrear | October 30, 2020

Traditional to-do lists can't help us navigate an ever-shifting mountain of work, because they don't force us to focus on what really matters. Here's the Agile way to really get things done in four...

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What Does a Business Website Cost?
By Andrew Martins | October 30, 2020

Building a good business website will come with some costs. Find out what they are and what you need.

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How to Write an Executive Summary for a Marketing Plan
By David Gargaro | October 30, 2020

An executive summary of your marketing plan gives a brief overview of how you intend to reach your target audience and drive conversions. Here's what you should include.

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The Best Amazon Business Credit Cards
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 30, 2020

There's more to Amazon than free shipping and same-day delivery. It also has a suite of credit cards that reward you for doing business with the e-commerce giant.

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6 Ways Email Risk Assessment Helps to Reduce Online Fraud
By Matt Shealy | October 29, 2020

For each dollar of fraud, retailers typically spend $3.13 in transaction fees, interest, merchandise replacement and redistribution. Learn how email risk assessment strategies can reduce online fraud.

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Time Is Running Out for SMB Owners Impacted by 2018-19 Natural Disasters to Claim Federal Income Tax Credits
By Jason Fry | October 29, 2020

Businesses in 19 states could be eligible for the Employee Retention Credit (ERC), which was designed to help businesses recover the cost of retaining employees during a natural disaster.

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How to Use Facebook Analytics
By Marisa Sanfilippo | October 29, 2020

Facebook Analytics can give you the insight you need to better target your audience on the popular social media platform.

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What Is Considered Wrongful Termination?
By Skye Schooley | October 29, 2020

Learn what wrongful termination is and what laws protect employees from illegal termination.

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How Credit Card Issuers Approve Credit Card Applicants
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 29, 2020

Business credit cards have a lot of benefits, if you can get approved for one. Here's what credit card companies look for in a borrower.

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13 Customer Service Tips You Should Practice
By business.com editorial staff | October 28, 2020

If you follow these customer service tips and teach them to your employees, you can ensure your customers experience the care and attention they deserve from your team.

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Rollover for Business Startups: What Is a ROBS?
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 28, 2020

Looking for a way to fund your startup but don't want to take out a loan? A ROBS may be the answer.

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How to Find Business Investors
By Matt D'Angelo | October 27, 2020

Need an investor to help you grow your startup? Here's how to find an investor and which types to look for.

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How and Where to Buy a Website Domain
By Andrew Martins | October 27, 2020

Learn the steps involved in registering and buying your business website domain.

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Help Desk and Ticketing Management System Primer
By Andrew Martins | October 27, 2020

Businesses of any size can benefit from the features and functionality of a good help desk ticketing system.

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Leading With Transparency Promotes Customer Loyalty
By Austin Mac Nab | October 26, 2020

Companies that embrace transparency as a core business value find that it leads to consumer trust, loyalty and business success. Here are four areas businesses can be transparent with customers.

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Unsecured vs. Secured Business Loans
By Dock David Treece | October 26, 2020

Before you take out a business loan, you need to understand the difference between secured and unsecured loans so you can choose the best option for your business.

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Pros and Cons of an Instagram Business Account
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 26, 2020

Wondering if an Instagram business account is worth it? Check out these pros and cons of personal and business accounts.

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P90X Creator Tony Horton Is Building a New Business From the Ground Up
By Adam Uzialko | October 26, 2020

The renowned fitness expert has left behind the resources of a large company to launch his own venture, Power Nation.

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5 Tips for Boosting Sales With Conversion-Based Web Design
By Thomas Griffin | October 23, 2020

Nailing conversion-based web design means more people will spend time interacting with your business. If you get this part of your strategy right, you'll boost profits and customer trust.

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What Each Presidential Campaign Is Proposing for Small Business
By Andrew Martins | October 23, 2020

Both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have a plan for the future of the country. Here's how their plans could impact small businesses.

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Line of Credit vs. Credit Card: Which Is Best for Your Business?
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 23, 2020

A business line of credit and a business credit card are both useful tools for managing your business's finances. Find out which one is right for you.

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How to Use Instagram Stories for Business
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 23, 2020

Wondering how to make Instagram Stories work for business? Check out our guide for tips and examples.

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Consider Making These Data-Driven E-Commerce Upgrades Now to Futureproof Your Business
By David Fletcher | October 22, 2020

To keep up with new technology and rising customer expectations, it's critical that businesses upgrade and update the way their online store uses data.