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5 Statistics That Prove Gamification is the Future of the Workplace
By Tim Pickard | October 15, 2021

What motivates employees at work? Recognition, rewards and a sense of competition are all strong motivators.

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The Game of Pricing: How The Number 9 Affects Purchase Behavior
By Mark Anderson | October 15, 2021

What does the number 9 have to do with pricing? A lot. Are you using it right?

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The Pros and Cons of Working in a Shared Business Space
By Sean Peek | October 13, 2021

Sharing a business space with another startup can be great for the collaborative entrepreneur. But what about those who need a little more space and privacy, yet don't have an office of their own?

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How to Describe Your Business
By Rachelle Gordon | October 13, 2021

Find out how you can boil down your business to a few keywords.

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PayPal 1099: How to Report Self-Employment Income to the IRS
By Jamie Johnson | October 12, 2021

If you earn money from selling products or services through a third-party provider, like PayPal, you must report that money to the IRS. Learn how to fill out a PayPal 1099.

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7 Surefire Strategies to Help You Stand Out From the Competition
By Stella Morrison | September 30, 2021

As a business owner, you need to know how to differentiate your business from your competitors.

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Can You Make a Profit and Be Socially Responsible?
By Stella Morrison | September 22, 2021

Can you be socially responsible and make money while doing so? The short answer is yes, and we’ll show you how to amplify both.

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13 Ways to Improve Your Office Workflow
By Jennifer Post | August 30, 2021

Communication, employee training and organization are a few of the things that can improve the office workflow.

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10 Things to Do Before Selling Your Business
By Stella Morrison | August 12, 2021

It's important to follow certain steps to ensure the successful sale of your business.

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How the Self-Employed Can Make Roth IRA Contributions
By Dock David Treece | August 10, 2021

If you're self-employed, a Roth IRA is one of the retirement savings tools you need in your arsenal.

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What Is Private Labeling, and How Does It Work?
By Stella Morrison | August 06, 2021

Should your store offer its own labeled products to compete with big brands?

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Expanding Distribution Channels
By Sean Peek | August 06, 2021

Increase sales and brand awareness while reducing risk.

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How to Stop Procrastinating
By Sean Peek | August 05, 2021

Chronic procrastination can have a huge impact on a business. Learn how to identify it in yourself and develop strategies to cope with it.

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What Is a Distribution Mix?
By Max Freedman | July 30, 2021

Your company's distribution mix is an important part of the marketing mix, ensuring that the right product gets to the right place at the right time.

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Commercial Real Estate Lessons From McDonald’s
By Sean Peek | July 29, 2021

Small business owners can learn from the McDonald's business model of owning their own business real estate.

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Company Cars: To Buy or to Lease, That Is the Question
By Max Freedman | July 19, 2021

Should you buy or lease the company car? Here are the pros and cons of each to help you weigh which is best for your needs.

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13 Things to Consider Before Starting a Restaurant
By Max Freedman | July 15, 2021

There are several crucial factors that must be planned for and taken into account when you're considering opening a restaurant.

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How to Print Postcards at Home With Word Processing Software
By Max Freedman | July 13, 2021

You can create your own customized, professional postcards at home.

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What Is Supply Chain Distribution?
By Max Freedman | July 12, 2021

Supply chain distribution is used to balance supply and demand.

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Writing a Business Growth Plan
By Max Freedman | June 11, 2021

You can facilitate and speed up expansion by having a clear road map.

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How to Create a Marketing Plan for Startups
By Skye Schooley | April 22, 2021

Establish a solid framework for your startup by following these 13 marketing tips.

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How to Network on LinkedIn Like a Pro
By Syed Balkhi | April 22, 2021

With LinkedIn, you don't have to wait for a networking event to make meaningful business connections.

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Resources for Veteran-Owned Businesses
By Chad Brooks | March 09, 2021

For veterans who are starting a business, there are dozens of resources to help with funding, mentoring and becoming a government contractor.

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Small Business Guide to Energy Conservation
By Chad Brooks | March 09, 2021

Your small business can reap a host of benefits by implementing these green strategies.