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These are the essential tools we chose as the best of the best for small businesses in 2020.
As most countries struggle with the resurgence of COVID-19, organizations are trying their best to keep employees motivated and engaged.
Creating positive workplace health and safety outcomes requires a cultural shift that businesses can promote with the right steps and approach.
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.
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.
What are the main features of PPP and EIDL loans, and how does the forgiveness process vary for each loan type?
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.
Find out about the different types of employee monitoring tools you can use to keep your employees stay on task.
As the pandemic pushes business operations online and across state lines, business owners and management must comply with state requirements for legal entities.
Need ideas to boost morale for your remote team? Try one of these virtual team-building activities during your next video conference call.
Years after the 2008 financial collapse changed the economic landscape, COVID-19 has shifted how companies see freelancers.
Morale is a fundamental aspect of productivity and employee engagement. Without it, output drops, operation costs increase, and staff turnover racks up.
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.
We are proud to present business.com's ultimate small business holiday shopping guide featuring 48 amazing small businesses, as well as our hand-selected gift recommendations from each company.
Liability waivers can protect your business when used properly. Learn about general and COVID-19 liability waivers to see if your business needs one.
Though it might not feel like it's the right time to hire permanent staffers, consider temporary staffing services as a bridge to get you through this crazy year.
Employee burnout is on the rise. In a difficult year, it's hard to fault someone if their performance slips. Here are some strategies to light a fire and end burnout.
Jason Milleisen, a former workout officer for the biggest SBA lender in the U.S., answers your questions about SBA loan default and the offer in compromise process as a result of the coronavirus.
Leading in the new normal means that there is a new set of rules to follow, which are not taught in business school. Here are seven rules to help leaders be prepared.
Calculating the true cost of a particular call center system isn't easy. Here's how to find the price you can afford and the system you need.
As virtual team building becomes a more prominent fixture for companies, savvy leaders must refine their tactics. Learn what one CEO, whose workforce is 100%, does to keep his team connected.
Do the work now so your business will still be around later.
Here's what small businesses are missing when it comes to making the shift from closely managed on-site teams to remote teams.
Telemedicine is revolutionizing the way healthcare is performed, especially in rural areas and for patients with limited mobility. Security and HIPAA compliance, however, remain critical.
Many businesses experience financial ups and downs. Here are tips to help you stay afloat when business slows down.
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.
Employee mental health is especially important amid the coronavirus pandemic. Learn how to effectively support your employees and their mental well-being.
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.
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.