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Should Your Restaurant Accept Bitcoin?
By Mark Fairlie | November 30, 2023

Some restaurants have started accepting Bitcoin as payment. Learn the pros and cons of accepting Bitcoin in restaurants and how to get started.

Writing a Business Growth Plan
By Jennifer Dublino | November 20, 2023

A business growth plan outlines where a company sees itself in one to two years. Learn what to include in a business growth plan and why a plan matters.

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Is the U.S. Home to the World’s Most Remote Workforce?
By Elizabeth Barton | November 16, 2023

America lags behind other countries in return-to-office rates. Instead, employees are still working from home. See the data.

Expanding Distribution Channels
By Sean Peek | November 16, 2023

To boost sales and brand awareness, you should consider expanding your distribution channels. Learn more about your options.

Write Your Way to a Win: Business Proposal 101
By Jennifer Dublino | November 07, 2023

In some industries, writing business proposals is a crucial way to win new clients. Learn how to write a successful business proposal..

5 Restaurant Employee Scams That Will Cost Your Business Big
By Mona Bushnell | November 07, 2023

Learn how five top restaurant employee-theft scams work. We'll show you how to stop losing money to employee theft and retake control of your restaurant.

Q1 Reflections: Important Ways to Take Stock of the First Quarter
By Sean Peek | November 07, 2023

The most successful businesses set goals and review them quarterly. Find out why setting goals is important and how to evaluate your Q1 goals.

From Mall Madness to Sadness: Why Shopping Centers May Soon Be Obsolete
By Jamie Johnson | November 06, 2023

Find out how to keep your mall-based business alive and how to embrace e-commerce as shopping centers decline.

What Is Dynamic Pricing, and How Does It Affect E-commerce?
By Jennifer Dublino | November 06, 2023

In dynamic pricing, product prices adjust in response to real-time supply and demand. Learn how dynamic pricing works and its benefits and downsides.

Tips for Setting Better Business Goals
By Simone Johnson | November 06, 2023

Learn how to create better business goals that can help guide your company.

Why You Need a SWOT Analysis for Your Business
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 06, 2023

SWOT ― which stands for “strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats” ― is a type of analysis that helps you develop your business strategy.

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How to Set a Price for Your Service
By Jennifer Dublino | November 06, 2023

Setting the proper prices for your services is one of the most crucial elements of business. Learn how to set fair and accurate prices for your services.

Retail or E-tail? Buying Online vs. Buying in Person
By Jennifer Dublino | November 06, 2023

Online and in-person sales each have advantages and disadvantages. Learn how to recognize their values and maximize both strategies to meet customer needs.

Movin’ on Up: Why Relocating Offices Doesn’t Have to Suck
By Jennifer Dublino | November 06, 2023

Use an office relocation as an opportunity to streamline and improve operations. Learn how to make your office move a success.

The 5 Most Important KPIs for Warehouses
By Danielle Fallon-O’Leary | November 06, 2023

Measuring the right metrics can help your business make informed decisions and maximize efficiency within its warehouse operations.

Leading With Transparency Promotes Customer Loyalty
By Austin Mac Nab | November 03, 2023

Consumers value honesty, fairness, quality and service. Build buying confidence by showing your customers how trustworthy your brand is.

Is Wholesale Over? The Death of the Middleman
By Jennifer Dublino | November 03, 2023

The internet has reduced the need for wholesalers that act as middlemen in the sales process. Learn the pros and cons of direct-to-consumer transactions.

7 Surefire Strategies to Help You Stand Out From the Competition
By Stella Morrison | November 03, 2023

Differentiating your brand from the competition gives you a competitive advantage. Learn ways to differentiate your product from the competition.

Do Awards Really Do Anything for Your Company?
By Julie Thompson | November 02, 2023

Winning awards has numerous business benefits, including increased income and employee morale. Learn how to win awards for your business.

How To Create and Write Your Business’s First E-Book
By Chris Christoff | November 01, 2023

Here are the benefits of creating an e-book for your business, and how you can create one, step by step.

How to Build Business Momentum With Limited Resources
By Chris Porteous | November 01, 2023

Building business momentum usually requires financial resources. Learn strategies to build business momentum with few resources and how to avoid mistakes.

Learn by Example: 7 Great Mobile-Friendly E-Commerce Websites
By Mark Fairlie | October 31, 2023

Boost your mobile website conversion rates by emulating excellent mobile-friendly e-commerce websites. Learn how to create a great mobile user experience.

Open for Business: 5 Options for Setting Up an Online Store
By Jennifer Dublino | October 31, 2023

There are various ways to open an e-commerce store and start selling online. Learn your online store options and their pros and cons.

5 Tips for Setting SMART Goals in Your Business Plan
By Chad Brooks | October 30, 2023

SMART goals are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time-based. Learn how to apply SMART goal principles to your business to boost success.

7 Stats That Will Make You Rethink Your Document Management Strategy
By Kimberlee Leonard | October 09, 2023

Your document management strategy can directly affect your bottom line. Learn why a good document management solution is critical and how to find one.

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New Jersey Restaurant Bans Kids and Gets 40,000 Likes
By Antonio Ferme | October 03, 2023

The business case for peace and quiet.

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Can Small Video Game Studios Compete With Microsoft-Activision Mega Merger? (Full Q&A)
By Dan Ketchum | October 03, 2023

Independent developers are concerned about how the controversial acquisition will play out.

Top Countries for Business Process Outsourcing (and How to Start)
By Derek Gallimore | September 21, 2023

See the top outsourcing countries to consider, their costs and advantages, and how to start the process.

Why Every Business Owner Needs an Exit Strategy
By Mark Fairlie | July 31, 2023

You don't go into business planning to get out – but you should. Find out why an exit strategy is important and how to create one.

How to Easily Implement a 5S Program for Your Business
By Jennifer Dublino | July 31, 2023

A 5S program consists of sort, straighten, shine, standardize and sustain. Learn how to implement a 5S program, boost efficiency and eliminate waste.