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Despite the economic difficulties brought on by COVID-19, some small businesses thrived in 2020. Here's what it took for them to be successful.
Learn how the owners of this sushi restaurant flipped their business model upside down and implemented new technology to increase sales during the pandemic.
In our interview with Pastene president Mark Tosi, learn about the changes that this small Italian foods business made during the pandemic that allowed it to experience record growth.
Deemed an essential service early in the pandemic, Fresh n' Lean adapted by increasing its already-stringent quality control and employee safety.
Businesses are feeling uncertain about the outcome of the most anticipated time of the year – the holiday shopping season. Here are some predictions to inform your strategy.
SaaS trends shaped by the pandemic in 2021 include rising market demand, increasing opportunity for vertical SaaS solutions, and emerging operational challenges for SaaS companies.
When your business needs a quick infusion of cash, what are your options? Learn about the different types of fast business loans and what you need to apply for them.
A landing page encourages users to take certain actions, thus improving your conversion rate and moving users along your sales funnel.
When does HIPAA apply to employers, and how should they ensure compliance? This guide answers common employer questions about HIPAA obligations.
With so many opportunities to accelerate personal and financial gains, entrepreneurs must continually sharpen their skills to prove to customers (and clients) that they are the best in the business.
How can small business owners and their employees best persevere through these unprecedented times? One potential answer: open enrollment.
Raising equity is an appealing funding option for many startups.
Debt and equity financing are two sources of capital you can consider when raising money for your startup.
When you need a loan for your business, potential lenders may ask to see your audited financial statement. Learn what this is and why lenders want to see it before they approve your business loan.
This holiday season, shopping will look different. Now is the time for business owners to ensure they are prepared to accommodate the new normal.
Here are some actionable steps you can take to make current company blog posts into YouTube videos.
The scope of work (SOW) is a document that contains an agreement on the work that needs to be done in a specific project. Here's what you need to know to set your SOW for success.
Here's how a business owner can pass the company down to younger family members, along with the stipulations and potential pitfalls of these methods.
A vision statement is a good way to express to your employees and customers what you are trying to achieve.
Severance plans are generally offered in exchange for a signed liability waiver from the departing employee.
POS systems provide a plethora of actionable insights about your products, customers and employees. Here's how to use the data from your POS system to grow your business.
Programming is in high demand in today's digital-first world. Try these tools, courses and platforms to kick-start your team's learning.
Postponing the annual planning process until the pandemic ends could mean the end of your business. It's harder to plan during a pandemic, but it's more important than ever.
Constant Contact is the winner for the 2020 Marketing Bizzy award. Here's why we feel it deserves the honor.
These are the essential tools we chose as the best of the best for small businesses in 2020.
Helcim is our choice as the best of the best financial solution for accepting payments in 2020.
Hubstaff is our choice as the best of the best software for managing human resources in 2020.
Zoom is our choice as the best technology product in 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.
As most countries struggle with the resurgence of COVID-19, organizations are trying their best to keep employees motivated and engaged.
Here's everything you need to know about POS inventory management.
When done right, old blog posts can provide some added value to your business.
Here are the dos and don'ts of workplace monitoring and employee privacy rights.
Despite making massive investments, businesses are having a disengagement problem as they struggle to deliver digital experiences that meet consumer expectations.
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.
Learning how to make a video on YouTube could bring your marketing efforts to new heights.
Recognizing your employees is a great way to improve engagement. Here are 25 affordable ways to do it.
Creating positive workplace health and safety outcomes requires a cultural shift that businesses can promote with the right steps and approach.
A viral video could significantly boost brand awareness and help you reach new customers. Here's how to make your video go viral.
To make the most of your email marketing efforts, you must find ways to keep your messages out of your customers' spam folders.
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.
One successful entrepreneur reflects on the lessons she has gleaned during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Finding the perfect gift for someone at work is hard. Here are 15 gifts under $40 to give to anyone at work.
Learn how to manage negative chatter online, especially on social media.
In a challenging business environment, small businesses can leverage data-driven insights to be more efficient and effective at every level.
Here are six keys to a successful rebrand that captures new business without abandoning what makes you, well, you.
Creating a business profile on LinkedIn is a great way to connect with potential partners and top talent in your industry.
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.
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.