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    Photoshop Reigns Supreme: How the Software Has Maintained Market Dominance
    By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

    Photoshop remains supreme among editing software for photos, graphics and videos. Here's how and why to use Photoshop for your business.

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    Cut the Code: Why Speaking In Technical Jargon Is Not Making You Look Smarter
    By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

    Jargon can be useful, but not when we are talking about things that are not technical. Know why people use jargon, and why you shouldn’t.

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    5 Tips for Setting SMART Goals in Your Business Plan
    By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

    SMART goals are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time-based. Learn how to apply SMART goal principles to your business to boost success.

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    In Pursuit of Profit: Applications and Uses of Break-Even Analysis
    By Simone Johnson | January 23, 2023

    A break-even analysis helps you identify how much your business must sell to recoup costs. Learn how to use it to make smart decisions for your business.

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    Domestic Partner Benefits in the Era of Marriage Equality
    By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

    Though same-sex marriage is legal, domestic partner benefit laws vary. Learn the pros and cons of extending benefits to your employees' domestic partners.

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    Top 12 Advertising Blogs You Must Follow Now
    By Julie Thompson | January 23, 2023

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

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    Cash on Call: 5 Super-Fast Providers of Small Business Loans
    By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

    If your small business needs money fast, these five loan providers can make the application process seamless and deliver your funds quickly.

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    Leveraging the Power and Benefits of Social CRM
    By Kimberlee Leonard | January 23, 2023

    Social CRM integrates social media channels with CRM solutions to help businesses focus on social customer care. Learn the benefits of social CRM.

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    The 5:3:2 Rule for Social Media Explained
    By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

    Social followers don't always want a hard sell, but you must accomplish business goals. Learn what to post and how much of each content type is optimal.

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    Get It Together: 7 Quick Ways to Make Your Business More Organized
    By Leah Zitter | January 23, 2023

    Use these simple tricks to make your business more efficient with the minimum resources.

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    The End of Rank and Yank: Management Practices Revisited
    By Jennifer Post | January 23, 2023

    The rank and management practice was once prominently used by some major corporations. Learn more about its pros and cons.

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    50 Inspiring Quotes From Trailblazing Women We Admire
    By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

    These quotes from women who paved the way in their respective fields can serve as inspiring motivational tools to keep working towards your goals.

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    10 Successful Businesses You Didn’t Know Were Run by Women
    By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

    When we think of female CEOs we think of Marissa Meyer CEO of Yahoo, but there are many women founders that you may not know about.

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    Look Inside: Identifying Employees You Should Be Promoting From Within
    By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

    Promoting existing employees can save onboarding time and costs while boosting morale. Learn how to identify the best candidates for a promotion.

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    Would You Make It on ‘Shark Tank’? The Importance of Scalable Business Models
    By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

    Scalability is a crucial factor in business growth and success. Learn the components of a scalable company and how to scale your business.

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    Trust the Process: 13 Tips to Empower and Encourage Your Staff
    By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

    The key to a happy and productive employees is making sure that they feel important in their roles. Here are 13 tips to empower your staff.

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    13 Ways to Develop Your Company’s Help Desk Best Practices
    By Ron Avignone | January 23, 2023

    Here are some help desk best practices that can be used when evaluating what your company is doing as well as what you should be doing.

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    Baby Boomer Retirement: Prepare Your Business for a Retiring Workforce
    By Kimberlee Leonard | January 23, 2023

    The generational workforce shift of baby boomers retiring may affect your business. Learn how to prepare with succession planning and other strategies.

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    Entrepreneurs Love These 13 Tools for Conducting Market Research
    By Scott Gerber | January 23, 2023

    In today's world, market research is essential to you and your brand’s long-term success. Here are the tools you need to do it well.

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    Turning the Ship Around: A Guide to Changing Workplace Culture
    By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

    As someone in a position of leadership, it’s up to you to effectively facilitate a workplace culture that allows each employee to flourish.

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    Break Free From Performance Management Shackles: Companies That Are Paving the Way
    By Jennifer Post | January 23, 2023

    Performance management methods, including performance reviews, no longer benefit businesses. Learn alternative methods from companies paving the way.

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    The Death of the Workday: Is 9-to-5 Working Obsolete?
    By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

    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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    The Write Stuff: 7 Award-Winning Company Blogs to Emulate
    By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

    A high-quality company blog has multiple benefits for a business. Learn from blogs that deliver quality original and relevant content to their audiences.

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    How Can Beacons Integrate With Traditional Marketing?
    By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

    Bluetooth beacons are a marketing channel that helps you interact with consumers at specific locations. Learn how to use beacons in your marketing plan.

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    Why Node.js is More Important than You Think
    By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

    Node.js provides an event-driven architecture and a non-blocking I/O API designed to optimize an application's throughput and scalability.

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    Your Reputation Is Your Reality: How to Strengthen Your Company’s Public Image
    By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

    Take control of your company's reputation with these seven easy things you can do to keep it strong and positive.

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    5 Ways to Improve Transfer of Learning in the Workplace
    By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

    Employees are more efficient when they transfer what they learned during training to their jobs. Learn how to improve your employee training program.

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    Make It Memorable: 8 Tips for Creating an Effective Brand Name
    By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

    Your brand's name is the foundation for all your future marketing and sales communications. Follow these tips to make it the best possible brand name.

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    Renewable Resources: The Impact of Green Energy on the Economy
    By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

    Green energy is good for the planet, but it also affects businesses and the economy. Learn why some countries are shifting toward renewable resources.

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    Looking for Business Insurance? 10 Questions to Ask a Prospective Broker
    By Kimberlee Leonard | January 23, 2023

    Business insurance is critical – and complex. Learn how to vet a reputable broker who can help you decide which risks to insure against and for how much.