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Can (or Should) You Raise Prices During COVID-19?
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 16, 2020

Supply shortages in higher demand and other pandemic-related expenses are causing some companies to raise prices during COVID-19. Should your business follow suit?

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Private Equity vs. Venture Capital: What's the Difference?
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 02, 2021

Private equity and venture capital funding are both considered alternative investments, but there are significant differences between the two.

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7 Questions to Ask Yourself About Transitioning to a Fully Remote Office
By Mike Kappel | September 15, 2020

To reduce expenses, boost productivity and increase employee retention, consider taking your team fully remote.

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Hiring Process Timeline Best Practices
By Alison Grillo | January 29, 2021

The hiring process is an important part of running a successful business. Make sure to develop a process that will lead to fruitful new hires.

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How to Transition to Long-Term Work From Home
By Kiely Kuligowski | September 15, 2020

Working from home has become the reality for many American workers. Here's how to transition into long-term remote work.

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What's the Difference Between a Secured and Unsecured Credit Card?
By Andrew Martins | January 28, 2021

Understanding the difference between a secured credit card and an unsecured credit card is the first step in choosing the right one for your business.

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When to Hire an HR Manager for Your Small Business
By Skye Schooley | September 14, 2020

Learn what an HR manager does and how to tell when your business needs one.

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Sell Your Team on Safety
By Dr. Cindy McGovern | September 11, 2020

​​​​​​​Your top job right now is to convince employees and customers to follow the rules.

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Yes, You Can Make a Digital Transformation Right Now. Here's How.
By Jeff Mazur | September 11, 2020

By reanalyzing your workforce, setting clear goals, encouraging adaptability, and focusing on data accessibility and availability, you can launch and sustain a quick-moving digital transformation.

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How Is a Cash Flow Statement Prepared?
By Simone Johnson | September 11, 2020

Cash flow statements help businesses keep track of their finances. Here's what you need to know.

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How to Write a Job Description (Plus 7 Job Description Templates)
By Kiely Kuligowski | September 11, 2020

A job description is many people's first introduction to your company. Here's what to include to make an impression.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Statement of Shareholder Equity
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 29, 2021

The statement of shareholder equity tells you the value of a business after investors and stockholders are paid out.

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Workplace Stress and Anxiety After COVID-19
By Shawn Singh | September 11, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has compounded existing workplace stress and anxiety. This article explains the primary causes of that stress and how to manage it in a post-COVID world.

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How to Manage Anxiety in the Workplace
By Shawn Singh | September 11, 2020

Work can be stressful, whether you work in a physical environment or remotely. These common stressors are experienced by professionals everywhere, and managing them is essential to work-life balance....

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How B2B Small Businesses Can Customize Their Social Media Marketing Strategies
By Ming-Yi Wu | September 10, 2020

Because business goals, target audiences, and the nature of customer relations are different, B2B and B2C social media marketing strategies cannot be identical.

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Making a Difference: What You Should Know About Nonprofits
By Chris Porteous | September 10, 2020

Should you start your business as a for profit or nonprofit? Learn which business model works best for you.

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How to Hire the Right Accountant for Your Business
By Simone Johnson | September 10, 2020

Picking the right accountant is important for your business's financial future. Here's what you should check for when hiring an accountant.

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The Best Business Grants for Women in 2020
By Kiely Kuligowski | September 10, 2020

Women are still far behind in business funding. Here are some of the best business grants for women in 2020 that can help close the gap.

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Mandatory Sick Leave Laws and How They Work
By Marisa Sanfilippo | September 09, 2020

Depending on the state you operate in, you may be required to provide paid sick leave for your employees.

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Overtime Pay Laws, How Overtime Works, and How to Calculate Overtime
By Marisa Sanfilippo | March 08, 2021

If you aren't paying eligible employees for the overtime hours they work, you may end up facing fines or even legal action.

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4 Ways Introverts Can Use Their Strengths to Win at Sales
By Daniel Ndukwu | September 08, 2020

Learn how to talk to more prospects, overcome your fear of rejection, and consistently hit and exceed your sales numbers.

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Teamwork: Assessing and Strengthening a Team
By Rachel Krug | September 08, 2020

Implementing collaborative processes can improve overall productivity by 20 to 30%.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Income Statement
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 02, 2021

The income statement, which tracks your revenue after expenses, paints a picture of how your business is performing over a period of time.

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How Marketers Can Leverage LinkedIn
By Jared Atchison | September 04, 2020

Learn how to grow with LinkedIn in 2020.

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How to Conduct a Marketing Analysis
By Adam Uzialko | September 04, 2020

A marketing analysis helps you improve your strategy to engage more of your audience, generate more leads and drive sales. This guide explains how to conduct a marketing analysis for your business.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Balance Sheet
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 03, 2020

The balance sheet is one of the three most important financial statements for business owners, and includes assets, liabilities and shareholder equity.

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5 Steps to Successfully Transition From Pro Athlete to Entrepreneur
By Dominic Blanco | September 02, 2020

Learn what one former pro athlete recommends to other athletes considering venturing into entrepreneurship.

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Employer's Guide to Payroll Deductions
By Max Freedman | January 29, 2021

To accurately pay your employees each pay period, you need to understand what to deduct from their paychecks.

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Form W-4: How to Help Your Employees With Withholdings and Allowances
By Matt D'Angelo | September 02, 2020

Ensuring that employees properly fill out their W-4 Employee's Withholding Certificate is an important responsibility of employers.

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Financial Tracking 101: Best Implementation Practices and Best Tools
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 02, 2020

Finance tracking can help you keep tabs on the money coming in and going out of your business and aid you in identifying ways to grow your enterprise.

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A Pathway to Reopening During COVID-19
By Matthew Loughran | September 01, 2020

Follow these steps for a safe and sustainable reopening.

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Should an Entrepreneur Act as a Registered Agent?
By Deborah Sweeney | September 01, 2020

What is a registered agent, and what do entrepreneurs need to know about acting as the point of contact between the state and their business?

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Avoiding Wrongful Termination Lawsuits, Fines and Damage to Your Business
By Marisa Sanfilippo | September 01, 2020

Firing employees for the wrong reason could result in lengthy and costly lawsuits.

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How Often Should Your Business Run Payroll?
By Simone Johnson | September 01, 2020

Knowing how often to run payroll is essential to managing a business.

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Mastering the Digital Handshake: Adapt Your Sales Pitch to Virtual Meetings
By Dr. Cindy McGovern | August 31, 2020

Selling during a virtual meeting involves different skills and more preparation than an in-person meeting.

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Distributed Workforces Are Here to Stay: How Companies Can Adapt
By Andrew Hoag | August 31, 2020

Whether you reopen your office or not, long-term changes from COVID-19 are inevitable. Listening to, engaging and empowering your employees is the key to making a remote-first culture work.

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What Does Effective B2C Marketing Look Like Now?
By David Fletcher | August 31, 2020

Messaging is only part of the story.

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Reduce Drama! Improve Productivity! Benefits of an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
By Marisa Sanfilippo | December 07, 2020

To ensure your employees are getting help when they need it, one benefit you should strongly consider offering is an employee assistance program.

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What Is a 401(k)?
By Simone Johnson | December 03, 2020

A 401(k) is an important retirement savings vehicle that many employers offer to their employees. Here's what you should know about this type of plan.

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How to Calculate Loan Payments
By Adam Uzialko | August 31, 2020

When you're considering accepting a business loan, it's important to develop a repayment plan. Here's how to calculate loan payments.

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5 Tips for Learning About Your Audience With Google Analytics
By Chris Christoff | August 28, 2020

Looking for a way to learn about your target audience? You can gain valuable insights on how people engage with your website with Google Analytics.

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5 Ways to Boost Landing Page Conversions
By Thomas Griffin | August 28, 2020

Get more from your landing page, regardless of your industry or what you want to offer to subscribers.

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Creating a Culture of Innovation: How To Align Your Innovation Strategy With Your Business Goals
By Michael Ellenby | August 28, 2020

Reward only comes when you take a risk and dive in.

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How to Reduce Abandoned E-Commerce Carts With Email Marketing
By Skye Schooley | December 01, 2020

Learn how to use email marketing to recover e-commerce cart abandonment and increase sales.

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Building vs. Buying Your Email List
By Andrew Martins | November 19, 2020

Do you want a quick infusion of email addresses or a homegrown network of devoted consumers? You'll need to either buy or build an email list. Here are the pros and cons of each.

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Instagram Marketing: Best Practices for Small Businesses
By Aleh Barysevich | August 27, 2020

Instagram is the perfect platform for advertising. Here's how to make your ads stand out.

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Guide to Email Marketing
By Kiely Kuligowski | August 27, 2020

Email marketing is critical for small businesses. Here's your step-by-step guide on how to do it.

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Your Guide to Using Non-Contact Infrared Thermometers at Work
By Skye Schooley | August 27, 2020

Learn how to use non-contact infrared thermometers to check for fevers from a safe distance, keeping your employees and business safe from the coronavirus.

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How to Borrow Proven B2C Marketing Methods for Your B2B Needs
By Annabel Maw | August 26, 2020

The tactics employed in B2B and B2C marketing aren't as different as you might think. Here are four ways to bring elements of consumer-focused marketing into your B2B strategies.

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How to Hire a Remote Team Member With Confidence
By Lesley Pyle | August 26, 2020

Is the prospect of hiring new team members daunting when you can't meet them in person? Follow these steps and tips to feel good about your choice.