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The Best Conference Call Services of 2022
By Kiely Kuligowski | April 26, 2022

Which conference call service is right for your business in 2022? We review the top-rated services.

5 Ways to Reduce Operational Costs for Your Small Business
By Jennifer Dublino | March 18, 2022

Achieve your financial targets without compromising quality and performance.

A Good Investment: How Keeping Employees Happy Benefits Business
By Skye Schooley | February 17, 2022

While keeping customers happy has long been a primary goal for businesses, many companies neglect employees' happiness.

Specialty Insurance Basics
By Max Freedman | February 16, 2022

Find the specialty insurance for your business needs.

What Is General Liability Insurance?
By David Gargaro | February 16, 2022

General liability insurance is a critical policy that most businesses should have.

Guide to the Workers' Compensation Claim Process
By Max Freedman | February 16, 2022

It's stressful when employees have work-related illnesses or injuries, which is why it is important to have a clear understanding of how the workers' compensation process works.

Writing a Business Growth Plan
By Max Freedman | February 16, 2022

You can facilitate and speed up expansion by having a clear road map.

How to Keep Your Team Members Engaged and Motivated Remotely
By Jennifer Post | February 15, 2022

Remote employees can become disconnected from the company. It is important to find ways to create a cohesive and motivated team.

What Is Private Labeling, and How Does It Work?
By Stella Morrison | February 15, 2022

Should your store offer its own labeled products to compete with big brands?

9 Money-Saving Ideas for Your Newly Funded Business
By Howard Goldstein | February 15, 2022

These money-saving tips will help your small business run efficiently and profitably.

Hitting the Books: A Guide to Retail Accounting
By Jill Bowers | February 15, 2022

Methods of calculating and tracking your inventory

What Is Supply Chain Distribution?
By Max Freedman | February 15, 2022

Supply chain distribution is used to balance supply and demand.

How to Use Customer Feedback to Your Advantage
By Thomas Griffin | February 15, 2022

Here are four ways you can use customer feedback to improve your business.

Your Guide to Creating a Small Business Marketing Plan
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Follow these templates and guidelines to get started on creating your business's marketing plan.

Want to Invest in Digital Real Estate? How to Get Started
By Syed Balkhi | February 15, 2022

You've seen people making money from owning websites. You can do it too.

Fast, Good, or Cheap – Pick Three?
By Jamie Johnson | February 15, 2022

The Iron Triangle has obvious shortcomings. Learn why the lean startup process is the best way to achieve fast, good, and cheap – all in one project.

Building Brand Intimacy: How to Emotionally Connect With Customers
By Julie Thompson | February 15, 2022

An emotional connection can make all the difference when a customer is deciding to buy.

How to Discover New Consumer Pain Points
By Thomas Griffin | February 14, 2022

In order to best serve your customers, you need to know the problems you are trying to solve for them.

Customer Delight: The New Standard in Customer Service
By Sean Peek | February 14, 2022

To delight a customer is to provide the unexpected. Here are four key principles to providing a delightful customer service experience.

How Buy-Sell Agreements Work
By Max Freedman | February 14, 2022

A buy-sell agreement describes how a partner's shares are redistributed if they leave the company. It is an important contract that every business partnership should maintain.

Key Actions Small Businesses Should Take to Survive COVID-19
By Tucker Mathis | February 14, 2022

Take steps to preserve your cash and access, expand online sales pathways, and cultivate customer relationships to survive a financial crisis.

Open for Business: 5 Options For Setting Up An Online Store
By Marc Prosser | February 14, 2022

With online sales skyrocketing in the last several years, now is the time to give ecommerce a shot. Here are some options to get started.

13 Simple Solutions for Tracking Your Industry's Trends
By Jamie Johnson | February 14, 2022

You can learn a lot by staying on top of what is happening within your industry.

Best First Impression: 10 Tips for Presenting Your Business Plan to Investors
By Ulyses Osuna | February 14, 2022

Before presenting your business to investors, you need to know what you are talking about.

The Ever-Changing Landscape of Bots and Credit Card Testing
By John Canfield | February 14, 2022

Here's how to protect your business from the latest credit card threat.

How to Structure Your Workday as a Freelancer
By Skye Schooley | February 08, 2022

Working from home comes with numerous distractions, so freelancers need to manage their time effectively and stay on task.

Buy Local: Why Small Business Owners Must Practice What They Preach
By Jennifer Post | February 04, 2022

Supporting local small businesses can generate sales and create loyal customers for your company.

What Is Dynamic Pricing, and How Does It Affect E-commerce?
By Jawad Khan | February 03, 2022

Dynamic pricing is one of the trends that has taken the e-commerce industry by storm. Find out why it's important for your business.

5 Ways Your Business Can Boost Its Productivity During the COVID-19 Pandemic
By Nathan Resnick | February 03, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven problematic for businesses worldwide. While many economic factors are beyond the control of entrepreneurs, productivity needn't be something that declines, too.