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Is Wholesale Over? The Death of the Middleman
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022

An underlying principle of e-commerce is to skip the costs and logistics of using a retail middleman to sell directly.

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Should Your Restaurant Be on Grubhub?
By Mona Bushnell | September 01, 2022

Learn how much Grubhub really costs restaurants and what it brings to the table.

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Shake It Up: Industries That Are Ready for Disruption 
By Sean Peek | September 01, 2022

Learn how to identify industries that are ready for disruption and which markets are being shaken up.

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How to Determine How Much Office Space You Need
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022

Before you sign a lease, calculate how big an office you need using these estimates.

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Top Countries for Business Process Outsourcing (and How to Start)
By Derek Gallimore | September 01, 2022

How to get started with an outsourcing partner from one of these countries.

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Why Every Business Owner Needs an Exit Strategy
By Mark Fairlie | September 01, 2022

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.

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Shopify or Amazon? Which Is Better for Your Business?
By Max Freedman | August 29, 2022

Shopify and Amazon are e-commerce platforms that enable your business to sell online. Which should you choose, and why?

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How to Easily Implement a 5S Program for Your Business
By Holly Chavez | August 29, 2022

Learn how to easily implement a 5S program for any size business.

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How to Build Business Momentum With Limited Resources
By Chris Porteous | August 23, 2022

Learn how to create a successful business momentum strategy when you don't have all the resources of a large enterprise.

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How a Divorce Can Affect Your Business
By Chris Porteous | August 23, 2022

When a divorce happens, businesses get dragged into the settlement agreement. Learn what your options are to ensure your business isn't disrupted.

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How to Attract Customers to Your Restaurant
By Mark Masterson | August 23, 2022

Here are several online and offline marketing techniques that you can use to reach more potential customers for your restaurant business.

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Get It Together: 7 Quick Ways to Make Your Business More Organized
By Leah Zitter | August 23, 2022

Use these simple tricks to make your business more efficient with the minimum resources.

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5 Tips for Setting SMART Goals in Your Business Plan
By Chad Brooks | August 12, 2022

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

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Fast, Good, or Cheap – Pick Three?
By Jamie Johnson | August 02, 2022

Trying to decide between making a product fast, good, or cheap can be difficult. Here is how to accomplish all three.

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Hitting the Books: A Guide to Retail Accounting
By Jill Bowers | July 22, 2022

Learn about the methods of calculating and tracking inventory that are used in retail accounting.

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Expanding Distribution Channels
By Sean Peek | July 21, 2022

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

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Write Your Way to a Win: Business Proposal 101
By Jennifer Dublino | July 01, 2022

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

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10 Ways to Reduce Shopping Cart Abandonment
By Megan Totka | July 01, 2022

These tips can help you reduce customer drop off at check out time.

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Should Your Restaurant Accept Mobile Payments?
By Chad Brooks | June 29, 2022

It's an emerging technology that has potential to become the norm.

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Is Your Small Business Achieving Profitable Growth?
By Emil Abedian | June 29, 2022

Very few entrepreneurs have an accounting or finance background. Here are some tips to ensure your small business is achieving profitable growth.

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What Is Dynamic Pricing, and How Does It Affect E-commerce?
By Chad Brooks | June 29, 2022

Find out how you can use dynamic pricing for your e-commerce business to keep prices competitive.

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7 Surefire Strategies to Help You Stand Out From the Competition
By Stella Morrison | June 29, 2022

As a business owner, you need to know how to differentiate yourself from your competitors so that your brand stands out in a positive way.

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How to Set a Price for Your Service
By Chad Brooks | June 29, 2022

The business.com community was curious about how to properly set prices for their services. We found answers.

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5 Reasons Your Business Should Have Strategic Partnerships
By Chad Brooks | June 29, 2022

Strategic partnerships have mutual benefits and can lead to long-term profits. Here are five benefits of partnering with another company.

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Does Your Business Have a Battle Rhythm? Why You Need One
By Chad Brooks | June 29, 2022

Businesses can learn much from the key aspects of military battle rhythm: organized, strategic routines and informed decision-making.

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Expert Q&A: Financial Advice for Small Businesses During the Coronavirus Outbreak
By Adam Uzialko | June 29, 2022

Business.com community members answer the most pressing questions that small business owners have about their finances during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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How To Expand Your Revenue Sources
By Kimberlee Leonard | June 29, 2022

The most successful businesses have several revenue sources. Learn how to increase yours.