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What's the Difference Between Net Income and Profit? 
By Dachondra Cason | March 03, 2022

Understanding the difference between net income and profit is vital for business owners in any industry. 

Sixty-one Percent of Workers are Seeking or Planning to Seek New Jobs
By editorial staff | March 01, 2022

Higher pay, better benefits, or improved work environment could entice 88 percent of these job seekers to stay with their current company

Accounting Cycle 101
By Dachondra Cason | February 16, 2022

The accounting cycle provides a detailed overview of your company's financial standing, simplifies financial reporting and helps protect your assets.

Accounting Ratios: What They Are and Why They Matter to Small Business
By Erica Sandberg | February 15, 2022

Accounting ratios give you a better understanding of your business's financial position.

How to Secure Your Business's Wi-Fi Network
By Leah Zitter | February 11, 2022

One way to protect your Wi-Fi network from cybercriminals is to properly secure it.

The Best and Worst Excuses for Getting Out of Work
By Chad Brooks | February 16, 2022

Employers share the most memorable excuses they've heard and how they handled them.

How to Create a Secure Password
By Mark Fairlie | February 03, 2022

One of the easiest ways for hackers to get into your network and online accounts is by password. What's the best way to defend yourself against cyberattacks?

Bonus Depreciation: A Small Business Guide
By Kaylyn McKenna | February 14, 2022

Need new equipment for your business? Find out if you could save money on your purchase with bonus depreciation.

Understanding How Staffing Agencies Work
By Patrick Proctor | February 15, 2022

Employers in need of temporary workers can partner with staffing agencies to find qualified candidates quickly.

What Is an Administrative Services Organization (ASO)?
By Matt D'Angelo | February 01, 2022

If you're searching for HR outsourcing services, an administrative services organization (ASO) can provide great benefits in a flexible service model.

What Is PBX?
By Jeff Hale | January 28, 2022

Private branch exchanges are a good choice for businesses that want to connect multiple offices and want to make and receive phone calls without relying on a traditional telephone company.

Top Challenges of Electronic Health Record (EHR) Implementation
By Carlos Soto | January 28, 2022

Learn ways to avoid potential challenges and make the transition smoother.

6 Tips for Creating a High-Converting Thank-You Page
By Carlos Soto | February 15, 2022

After customers complete a sale or interact with your brand, use a thank-you page to increase engagement.

How to Keep Your Fleet Safety Compliant
By Jeff Hale | February 15, 2022

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

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.

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?

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.

How to Offer Employee Benefits
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

What Are the Different Types of HR Management Systems?
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 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.

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.

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.

QuickBooks Alternatives to Consider
By Jamie Johnson | February 15, 2022

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

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

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

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.

What Is an Auto-Dialer?
By Shannon Flynn | February 01, 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.

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.

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.

Medical Billing Process Step by Step
By Max Freedman | February 02, 2022

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

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.

How to Create and Manage Employee Schedules
By Nicole Fallon | February 15, 2022

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

How to Implement a Compressed Work Schedule
By Nicole Fallon | February 14, 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.

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

Learn the differences between these two basic business insurance types.

What Are Vulnerability Assessments?
By Erik Sherman | January 31, 2022

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

What Is Sales Pipeline Management?
By Nicole Fallon | February 01, 2022

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

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.

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

Streamline, organize and optimize your next SMS marketing campaign.

10 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement
By Skye Schooley | February 16, 2022

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

Physical Security Best Practices for Your Business
By Jeff Hale | January 31, 2022

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

How to Handle a Business Lawsuit
By Kimberlee Leonard | February 16, 2022

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

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.

10 Ways to Stop Workplace Absenteeism
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

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.

Are Tableside Ordering and Payment Processing Worth the Investment?
By Sean Peek | February 02, 2022

What are the benefits of tableside ordering and payment?

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.

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.