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Latest in SMB News: Advice, Tips and Resources

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?

Tracking Employee Attendance: What Equipment Do You Need?
By Skye Schooley | January 24, 2022

Learn which equipment features you will need for your company's time-tracking system.

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.

Important Tax-Saving Tips for Small Business Owners
By Dachondra Cason | January 12, 2022

Follow these tips for a smooth, pain-free filing process this year.

Top Small Business Grants
By Simone Johnson | January 03, 2022

Looking for a business grant? Find out which grant programs can help you grow your business.

Need a Loan? Lending Trends That Are Increasing Your Chances of Getting Funds
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 02, 2021

New regulations and fintech are changing the funding landscape.

How to Accept Apple Pay
By Jennifer Dublino | October 15, 2021

Apple Pay is the top contactless mobile payment method in the U.S. Learn how your business can start accepting Apple Pay online and in person.

Identity Access Control Guide
By Jeff Hale | September 21, 2021

Identity and access management systems are important security systems that all businesses should employ to protect their networks, systems and data.

How to Use Biometric Access Control Systems
By Julie Ritzer Ross | September 21, 2021

For small and midsize businesses, biometric technology has many uses - along with multiple advantages and disadvantages.

20 Features to Look for in a CRM
By Sean Peek | August 30, 2021

Here are the top qualities to consider when selecting CRM software for your business.

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?

What Is Remote Access VPN?
By Sean Peek | May 05, 2021

Remote access VPNs have become hugely popular during the coronavirus pandemic, as they allow remote employees to connect to their company networks securely.

Cloud VPN: Definition, Types, Benefits and More
By Nicole Fallon | May 05, 2021

Cloud VPNs are an increasingly popular choice for businesses that want to encrypt sensitive company data for their remote workforce.

What Is Secure Remote Access?
By Nicole Fallon | April 30, 2021

Secure remote access allows employees and IT personnel to safely connect to and manage another user's desktop from a different location.

Resources for Veteran-Owned Businesses
By Chad Brooks | March 09, 2021

For veterans who are starting a business, there are dozens of resources to help with funding, mentoring and becoming a government contractor.

Small Business Guide to Energy Conservation
By Chad Brooks | March 09, 2021

Your small business can reap a host of benefits by implementing these green strategies.

From COVID-19 to Hurricane Season: Disaster Preparedness for Small Business
By Chad Brooks | March 09, 2021

Natural disasters – whether a hurricane, tornado, or outbreak like COVID-19 – can have a disastrous effect on small businesses, but they don't have to. Here's how to weather a disaster successfully.

Turn Your Genealogy Hobby Into a Side Business
By Chad Brooks | March 09, 2021

Learn how to turn your genealogy hobby into a home-based business.

5 Easy Steps to Set Up Direct Deposit for Your Employees
By Skye Schooley | March 03, 2021

Learn how to set up direct deposit for your employees in five easy steps.

What Is Remote Desktop Software?
By Sean Peek | February 22, 2021

Remote desktop technology has become a necessity for the pandemic-era workforce.

Self-Employed Guide to Tax Benefits and Deductions
By Andrew Martins | February 15, 2021

Taxes can be difficult to navigate, but it's well worth the effort. To help you maximize the deductions and benefits you're entitled to, we've put together this list of self-employed tax deductions.

Everything You Need to Know About Installment Loans
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 03, 2021

Installment loans are a viable funding option for many small businesses. Before you take one out, check out our guide.

2021: The Year of the Digital SMB
By Stacey Marx | February 02, 2021

2021 will see SMBs further exploit the power and benefits of virtualizing their operations and customer and employee touchpoints.

6 Email Marketing Trends in 2021
By Rohit Prasanna | February 01, 2021

Follow these tips and predictions to step up your email marketing in 2021.

How to Create a Remote Help Desk for Your Business
By Skye Schooley | February 01, 2021

Follow this six-step process to create an effective remote help desk for your business.