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Netflix and…work? Half of American workers watch TV while on the job
By business.com editorial staff | January 27, 2022

Remote workers stream an average of 5 hours per week, but onsite workers are watching TV too.

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How to Keep Your Fleet Safety Compliant
By Jeff Hale | January 26, 2022

Keeping your drivers, your vehicles, and members of the public safe can help your company save money and improve your reputation.

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How to Reduce Idle Time for Your Fleet
By Jeff Hale | January 26, 2022

Idle time for commercial fleets can cut into profit margins and raise costs. Fleet managers can use GPS tracking tools to reduce vehicles' idle time.

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Telemedicine Billing Tips
By Carlos Soto | January 24, 2022

Telemedicine services are popular, but how do clinics bill for those services, and how can they streamline the process?

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What Is SIP Trunking?
By Shannon Flynn | January 20, 2022

A SIP trunk is the digital version of an analog phone line. With SIP trunking, businesses can upgrade to a unified digital phone system.

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How to Offer Employee Benefits
By Skye Schooley | January 20, 2022

A comprehensive employee benefits plan can improve employee satisfaction, productivity and retention. Learn how to administer employee benefits.

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What Are Multi-Line Phone Systems?
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | January 20, 2022

Learn about the communications system capable of handling multiple simultaneous calls to improve your business processes.

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What Is a VoIP Number?
By Shannon Flynn | January 20, 2022

Learn how VoIP numbers work and how they compare to standard business telephone numbers.

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What Is 401(k) Automatic Enrollment?
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 19, 2022

Offering a 401(k) plan is doable, but getting employees to participate isn't always easy. An automatic enrollment feature can help.

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What Is a Virtual Waiting Room?
By Carlos Soto | January 19, 2022

Virtual waiting rooms offer safe ways for patients to check in for appointments, similar to a doctor's office.

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How to Outsource UI Claims Management
By Skye Schooley | January 18, 2022

Unemployment insurance claims management is essential but frustrating. Learn how you can outsource your UI claims process to comply with the law and save money.

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What Are the Different Types of HR Management Systems?
By Skye Schooley | January 18, 2022

HR software can handle many different issues for businesses. Learn which types of HR systems are available and how they can benefit your organization.

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What's the Difference Between a PEO and an HRO Service?
By Skye Schooley | January 18, 2022

Learn the key differences between PEOs and HRO services to determine which outsourcing option is best for your business.

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What Is Facebook Pay?
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 14, 2022

Facebook Pay is a free payment method. Learn why small businesses owners should accept payments from this e-commerce giant.

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QuickBooks Alternatives to Consider
By Jamie Johnson | January 11, 2022

QuickBooks is the most widely used accounting software, but there are alternatives that might be better for your business.

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What Is Non-Fixed VoIP?
By Shannon Flynn | January 11, 2022

Learn how non-fixed VoIP technology can streamline your business's communication.

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What Is VoIP?
By Shannon Flynn | January 11, 2022

VoIP technology allows you to make calls over the internet. Learn how VoIP works and if it's right for your business.

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What Is an Auto-Dialer?
By Shannon Flynn | January 11, 2022

Auto-dialers use software that automatically calls phone numbers. They are used in industries ranging from healthcare to sales and can help your business cut costs and boost productivity.

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7 Medical Billing Tips
By Max Freedman | January 11, 2022

These medical billing tips can streamline your dealings with both insurers and patients and help you receive payment for your services more quickly.

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Paper vs. Electronic Medical Records
By Max Freedman | January 10, 2022

Medical offices today are likely to use electronic records for patient information and billing, but there are reasons why some are sticking to paper.

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Medical Billing Process Step by Step
By Max Freedman | January 10, 2022

Learn how to streamline your medical billing process for more accurate claims and faster reimbursement.

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VoIP vs. Landlines
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | January 10, 2022

Your business phone system options include VoIP and landlines. Determine which communication solution is right for your business.

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How to Create and Manage Employee Schedules
By Nicole Fallon | January 07, 2022

Managing your employees' schedules is an essential part of effective workforce planning.

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How to Implement a Compressed Work Schedule
By Nicole Fallon | January 07, 2022

A compressed work schedule can provide flexibility and a better work-life balance for your employees without costing them full-time income and benefits.

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What Is Claims-Made vs. Occurrence?
By Kimberlee Leonard | January 04, 2022

Learn the differences between these two basic business insurance types.

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What Are Vulnerability Assessments?
By Erik Sherman | January 04, 2022

Vulnerability assessments are critical to the well-being of organizations large and small. Here's what you need to know.

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What Is Sales Pipeline Management?
By Nicole Fallon | January 03, 2022

When managed properly, your sales pipeline can be a rich source of leads ready to be converted to paying customers.

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Why You Should Consider Cloud-Based Access Control
By Jeff Hale | January 03, 2022

Limiting access to your facilities is easier than ever with the right combination of cloud-based services and tools.

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15 Successful Text Message Marketing Examples
By Shannon Flynn | January 03, 2022

Streamline, organize and optimize your next SMS marketing campaign.

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10 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement
By Skye Schooley | December 15, 2021

If you are looking to improve employee engagement in your organization, check out these 10 ways to do that.

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Physical Security Best Practices for Your Business
By Jeff Hale | December 08, 2021

Keeping your people and assets safe requires a well-developed set of effective security guidelines and technology solutions.

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How to Handle a Business Lawsuit
By Kimberlee Leonard | December 08, 2021

A mistake in fiduciary responsibility could result in a lawsuit. Protect your business with fiduciary liability insurance.

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What Is Fiduciary Liability Insurance?
By Kimberlee Leonard | December 08, 2021

A mistake in fiduciary responsibility could result in a lawsuit. Protect your business with fiduciary liability insurance.

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10 Ways to Stop Workplace Absenteeism
By Skye Schooley | December 06, 2021

Employee absenteeism is costly, and it can hurt company morale and productivity. However, many absences are preventable. Learn the underlying causes and how to prevent them.

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Are Tableside Ordering and Payment Processing Worth the Investment?
By Sean Peek | December 06, 2021

What are the benefits of tableside ordering and payment?

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The Best Way to Take Payments With Your iPhone
By Jennifer Dublino | December 03, 2021

Accepting payments via your iPhone is simple as long as you have the proper accessories and services.

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What Is a Hold Harmless Agreement?
By Kimberlee Leonard | December 03, 2021

A hold harmless clause says you're not responsible for another party's losses. Here's what you need to know to protect yourself.

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The Importance of Employee Data
By Nicole Fallon | January 05, 2022

Employee data can help you better understand your workers and how best to manage them.

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Common Payroll Discrepancies and How to Fix Them
By Sean Peek | December 03, 2021

Payroll discrepancies are common across all types of businesses. Some may be difficult to uncover, but here is where to start looking.

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8 ADP Payroll Alternatives
By Julie Thompson | December 02, 2021

ADP is a great all-in-one payroll solution, but it's not right for every business. See if an ADP alternative fits your needs.

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What Is Professional Negligence?
By Kimberlee Leonard | December 02, 2021

Anyone in a professional service can be accused of negligence. Having the right insurance in place is crucial.

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What Is an Insurance Rider in Business?
By Kimberlee Leonard | December 02, 2021

Modify your business insurance policies with extra protection.

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6 Gusto Payroll Alternatives
By Julie Thompson | December 02, 2021

Gusto is a highly rated payroll solution, but it's not right for everyone. Here are the top six Gusto alternatives that may be ideal for your business.

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What Is Commercial Property Insurance?
By Kimberlee Leonard | December 01, 2021

Commercial property insurance covers the buildings and property that your business owns or leases and pays for their repair and replacement.

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Types of Cyber Risks Businesses Should Be Aware Of
By Kimberlee Leonard | December 01, 2021

Your business could face serious losses and penalties from cyberattacks. We'll explain those risks and what you can do to reduce them.

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How Do Commercial Car Insurance Deductibles Work?
By Kimberlee Leonard | December 01, 2021

Your business auto insurance deductibles work just like personal car insurance deductibles. Here's what you need to know.

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Average Commercial Car Insurance Costs
By Kimberlee Leonard | December 01, 2021

Choose the right coverage to protect your business.

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What Is Workflow Automation?
By Julie Thompson | December 01, 2021

It's time to decrease manual business tasks and invest in workflow automation. Instantly reduce human error and increase efficiency.

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What Is a Softphone?
By Jeff Hale | December 01, 2021

If you want to make phone calls over the internet and increase communication flexibility, consider implementing softphones. Here's what you need to know.