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The Pros and Cons of a Payroll Card
By Julie Thompson | December 03, 2021

Paycards are a growing trend among small businesses. Find out their pros and cons.

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How to Build a Sales Team at Scale
By Sean Peek | December 03, 2021

A sales team that can scale up as your business grows is crucial to your company's overall success.

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What to Do if You Can't Get a Business Loan
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 16, 2021

There are some key steps you should take if your business needs an influx of cash and you can't get a loan.

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The Best Business Loan and Financing Options of 2021
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 16, 2021

Many small businesses need funding to get started. Learn about the different financing options to decide which would work best for your small business.

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A Strong Foundation: 10 Books to Read Before Starting Your Business
By Julie Thompson | October 19, 2021

An easier way of starting a business is to gather more knowledge and motivation. Here are 10 masterpieces that will help you.

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Types of Fast Business Loans
By Max Freedman | October 15, 2021

When your business needs a quick infusion of cash, what are your options? Learn about the different types of fast business loans and what you need to apply for them.

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Why HR's Organizational Structure Matters
By Skye Schooley | October 13, 2021

The organizational structure of your HR team can make a big difference in the efficiency and effectiveness of your business. Learn what these structural characteristics are and why they matter.

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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 Apply (and Get Approved) for a Business Loan
By Adam Uzialko | October 13, 2021

Many businesses need loans to launch or grow. This guide will help you apply for a business loan and improve your chances of approval.

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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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How to Apply for Government Grants
By Max Freedman | October 12, 2021

Applying for government grants can be a confusing and lengthy process, but the end result could be a monetary award for your business. Here's how to apply for a government grant.

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Restaurant Accounting: How It's Different
By Dock David Treece | September 30, 2021

Restaurants have their own special accounting needs and quirks. Here's a look at what sets restaurant accounting apart.

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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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How to Accept Credit Card Payments: A Beginner's Guide
By Adam Uzialko | August 13, 2021

You know your business needs to accept credit cards. So how can your business accept them?

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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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2021 Prime Day Laptop Deals
By Donna Fuscaldo | June 22, 2021

From Amazon to Best Buy, here's a look at the deals small business owners can get on laptops.