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Can You Make a Profit and Be Socially Responsible?
By Stella Morrison | April 01, 2022

Today's consumer is socially conscious, and this awareness influences their purchasing decisions. Find out how to profit and be responsible.

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How to Structure Your Workday as a Freelancer
By Skye Schooley | April 01, 2022

Freelancers must manage their time effectively to stay on task and become profitable. Here are several tips to structure your day.

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Dizzying Data: What the Rise in Data Complexity Means for Business
By Saar Bitner | March 30, 2022

Companies look to analyze data complexity from many new and disparate sources as part of their decision-making.

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Management Masters: 5 Trailblazers in Performance Management and How to Apply Their Wins
By Kris Duggan | March 30, 2022

Here's how five trailblazing companies are using new-age performance development tactics to better manage employees and create success.

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Latte Love: 3 Customer Loyalty Tactics to Copy from Starbucks
By Nate Matherson | March 30, 2022

Starbucks ability to build a loyal customer base, along with exceptional coffee, has cemented it at the top of the industry.

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Following In Zappos Footsteps: Is it Time to Shift to the Holacratic Workplace?
By Genia Stevens | March 30, 2022

Experts agree that the self-management aspect of Holacracy lends itself better to small companies or start-ups rather than large companies.

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Reinventing Performance Management: A Deloitte Case Study
By Ott Jõgi | March 29, 2022

A changing business landscape means annual performance reviews aren't going to cut it. Here's how you reinvent performance management.

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Be Like Google: Utilizing OKR Software to Get Results
By Külli Koort | March 29, 2022

If you’re looking for software that helps align your team to work towards objectives, look no further. Here is our top 5 in OKR software.

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How to Write a Company History
By Skye Schooley | February 16, 2022

Having a well-written company history on your website can do wonders in attracting customers to your brand. Here is how to write one.

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What Is Private Labeling, and How Does It Work?
By Stella Morrison | February 15, 2022

Private labeling is growing in popularity, and many businesses can benefit from the technique. Here's everything you need to know.

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What Is Supply Chain Distribution?
By Max Freedman | February 15, 2022

Supply chain distribution is used to balance supply and demand. Learn more about the importance of having a distribution plan for your business.

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Company Cars: To Buy or to Lease, That Is the Question
By Max Freedman | February 15, 2022

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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Buy Local: Why Small Business Owners Must Practice What They Preach
By Jennifer Post | February 04, 2022

You've asked your customers to buy local, and you should too. Here's why your local B2B purchases have a positive ripple effect on the SMB community.

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The Deck Is a Dialogue: 3 Steps to Conversational Presenting
By Adam Somlai-Fischer | February 03, 2022

Learn the importance of creating good conversations during presentations and meetings.

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How to Generate PR for a Startup at Conferences
By Maksym Babych | February 03, 2022

Business conferences can be effective means of networking, but they also represent an opportunity to generate some positive startup PR.

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8 Keys to Upscaling Your Business
By Asim Rais Siddiqui | January 31, 2022

Scaling up is a worthy business goal. Risks are inevitable, but you can boost your chances of successful business growth with these prep steps.

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5 Surprising Ways To Work Smarter (And Not Harder) As An Entrepreneur
By Chad Brooks | January 31, 2022

Don't burn out. Learn 3 surprising ways to work smarter (and not harder) as an entrepreneur. The first tip guaranteed be your favorite.

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Industries That Take Full Advantage of the Subscription Business Model
By Chad Brooks | January 05, 2022

Not every business can work with a subscription service, but these industries are doing it right.

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Managing Resources: ERP Industry Trends That Impact Bottom Line
By Aaron Continelli | January 05, 2022

Businesses of all sizes can benefit from a well-integrated ERP software through noticeably simplified and enriched business interactions.

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Personal Brand Visibility: 5 Guidelines For Entrepreneurs to Build a Strong Digital Footprint
By Chad Brooks | January 05, 2022

Modern entrepreneurs need to network and to be able to create influence via the Internet. They must form a strong digital footprint.

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Before You Sign: Important Questions to Ask When Negotiating Software License Agreements
By Ron Avignone | January 05, 2022

Some critical questions to ask before you choose which software vendor best fits your business needs.

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Elevating Expectations: 6 Ways Product Quality Affects Your Brand
By Sammi Caramela | January 04, 2022

Ensuring your products are of high quality is crucial to your business's bottom line. Learn how to do it correctly.

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

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

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

Creating your own postcards at home is not too difficult. Here is what you need and how to do it.

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

Unique resources for veteran-owned businesses. How to start, find funding and gain customers. With tips from successful veteran business owners.

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

Start your small business energy conservation program today with these immediate, actionable tips.

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What’s a Healthy Level of Business Debt?
By Matt D’Angelo | December 04, 2020

Healthy business debt means having a plan, working with a professional and providing purpose to your new capital.

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The Importance of Freelancers in 2021
By Andrew Martins | November 30, 2020

Freelance workers are becoming an even larger portion of the American workforce due to COVID-19 and widespread uncertainty.

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22 Branches of Business Management
By Max Freedman | November 26, 2020

There are many branches of business management. Find out more about each business management sector.

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How to Learn From Your Failures: 4 Valuable Lessons
By Thomas Griffin | November 25, 2020

As an entrepreneur, you'll encounter setbacks. These four tips will help you maintain the right perspective as you launch and grow your business.