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5 Tips For Using Cloud Communications To Supercharge Small Business Growth 5 TIPS FOR USING CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS TO SUPERCHARGE SMALL BUSINESS GROWTH

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Dec 06, 2019

As a small business, when you think of the cloud, the first thing that you think of is its potential for cost savings. And you’re right, but that’s just one part of it. The cloud is making it possible for small businesses to enjoy benefits never before possible for companies their size. ...

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Effective Strategies For Small Business Digital Marketing EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES FOR SMALL BUSINESS DIGITAL MARKETING

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Dec 06, 2019

Running a successful small business takes a lot of sacrifice, time, and skill. Small business owners often serve multiple roles. CEO, CFO, and CIO are just a few of the jobs filled by a single person, and that doesn’t even count time spent creating the product or fulfilling the service. Keepin...

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Small business Saturday, Small Business Health Plans - Medical Minute SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY, SMALL BUSINESS HEALTH PLANS - MEDICAL MINUTE

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Dec 05, 2019

Emily Vincelli and her family launched their dream of owning a business - Dunn Brothers Coffee on the east side of Sioux Falls. Being a small business has presented a challenge with health insurance in the past.

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Why Content Marketing Is the Ideal and Affordable Branding Strategy for Every Start-Up WHY CONTENT MARKETING IS THE IDEAL AND AFFORDABLE BRANDING STRATEGY FOR EVERY START-UP

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Dec 05, 2019

How to remain cash positive is one of the many struggles that haunt start-ups from a very early stage. They spend ample amount of time in segregating the budget for paying salaries, office-leasing fees and ongoing operational costs. Amid all the backbreaking work to keep your venture growing, it&rsq...

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Why SMEs Can Benefit from Platforms WHY SMES CAN BENEFIT FROM PLATFORMS

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Dec 05, 2019

B2B platforms bring suppliers and customers together and minimize search and transaction costs. Matthias Spanic, Managing Director of scrappel GmbH provides an overview of how SMEs in particular can benefit from these advantages.

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Best Web Hosting for Small Business in 2020: 6 Top Options BEST WEB HOSTING FOR SMALL BUSINESS IN 2020: 6 TOP OPTIONS

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Dec 04, 2019

Fundera exists to help you make better business decisions. That’s why we make sure our editorial integrity isn’t influenced by our own business. The opinions, analyses, reviews, or recommendations in this article are those of our editorial team alone.

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Sources of Funding Your Small Business Startup SOURCES OF FUNDING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS STARTUP

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Dec 04, 2019

If you are looking to succeed over the long-term, then you need access to finance. There are many different costs that you will need to cover in your business, and these often have a tendency to exceed budgets. For this reason, a startup needs a pool of finance to draw from, and the bigger this pool...

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A Detailed LinkedIn Guide for Small Businesses A DETAILED LINKEDIN GUIDE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Dec 03, 2019

With its 645 million users, LinkedIn is a powerful business social media platform invaluable for networking.That sounds like a great opportunity for small businesses... But many of today's small businesses never get around to signing up and setting up a LinkedIn profile.Yet, it takes just a coup...

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21 Virtual Assistant Companies for Finding Small Business Help 21 VIRTUAL ASSISTANT COMPANIES FOR FINDING SMALL BUSINESS HELP

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Dec 03, 2019

Virtual Assistants (VA) are independent workers who assist businesses with administrative, business development, social media, marketing or other tasks.  As a result, the benefit of a VA is that through taking on recurring tasks, they free up time for businesses to focus on strategic goals. Wit...

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5 Small Business Resolutions for the New Year 5 SMALL BUSINESS RESOLUTIONS FOR THE NEW YEAR

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Dec 03, 2019

In the new year, resolve to take your small business in new directions. By 2020, intense competition from big boxes, national chains and online retailers will be old news, but your strategy for success can enter a new phase. With these New Year’s resolutions, your business can refine the way i...

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Seth and Amber Celebrate Small Business Saturday in Partnership with American Express SETH AND AMBER CELEBRATE SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AMERICAN EXPRESS

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Dec 02, 2019

Late Night with Seth Meyers in partnership with American Express celebrates the 10th annual Small Business Saturday. #ShopSmall

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Everything You Need to Know About Small Business Financing EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SMALL BUSINESS FINANCING

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Dec 02, 2019

While obtaining funding as an entrepreneur is not always easy, there are methods to make it easier. These financing solutions support startups and entrepreneurs, and the companies that provide these solutions understand the challenges that small businesses face when it comes to traditional funding m...

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7 Ways Your Small Business Can Capitalize This Peak Holiday Season 7 WAYS YOUR SMALL BUSINESS CAN CAPITALIZE THIS PEAK HOLIDAY SEASON

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Dec 02, 2019

For retailers, the most wonderful time of the year is also one of the busiest. To ensure your business is making the most of this peak holiday season, there are a few steps you can take to prepare ahead of time. Here are some eBay tips to help you optimize your business this holiday season.

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5 Tactics to Handle the Unexpected Rapid Growth of a Small Business 5 TACTICS TO HANDLE THE UNEXPECTED RAPID GROWTH OF A SMALL BUSINESS

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Nov 29, 2019

Business growth is the ultimate goal, yes, but when it happens rapidly and unexpectedly, it can be devastating. Let's explore some reliable tactics you can apply in order to cope with the sudden growth of your business. Let’s admit one thing right off the bat: the main reason most of us go...

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Two in five small businesses run by millennials, research reveals TWO IN FIVE SMALL BUSINESSES RUN BY MILLENNIALS, RESEARCH REVEALS

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Nov 29, 2019

Almost two in five small businesses in the UK are run by millennials, a major new study has revealed. The finding forms part of accountancy software Xero’s new research into business ownership and entrepreneurship across the nation. It found that despite “stereotypes of laziness and enti...

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Why is Local SEO Important for Small Businesses? WHY IS LOCAL SEO IMPORTANT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES?

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Nov 28, 2019

If you own a small business, it is essential to always stay at the top of your game when it comes to local SEO. It is a crucial element of search engine marketing because it can help users find you. With better local rankings, your page visits and your conversions will increase. Modern consumers exp...

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Small Businesses Are Just As Strong As Big Businesses SMALL BUSINESSES ARE JUST AS STRONG AS BIG BUSINESSES

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Nov 28, 2019

I love this saying, ‘little acorns become big trees,’ as that’s how I see small businesses…because it says that we all started somewhere, that at one time, the big brands of today, were once small organizations and start-ups. We often think that it’s the big companies ...

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Cisco Small Business Collaboration: Work Better, Together (no captions) CISCO SMALL BUSINESS COLLABORATION: WORK BETTER, TOGETHER (NO CAPTIONS)

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Nov 27, 2019

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5 ways small businesses can build customer trust using email marketing 5 WAYS SMALL BUSINESSES CAN BUILD CUSTOMER TRUST USING EMAIL MARKETING

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Nov 27, 2019

Every business holds on to values such as honesty, loyalty, and respect, but one value that stands as the key to success for any business is gaining and retaining customer trust. The digital revolution is screaming for business transparency and customer trust with the rapid expansion of online revie...

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3 Simple Growth Goals For Your Small Business 3 SIMPLE GROWTH GOALS FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Nov 27, 2019

With the new year fast approaching it is time to sit down and plan out what 2020 looks like for our businesses and create your small business goals. Today on the blog we will be looking at the 3 main growth goals you should be including in your 2020 vision. There are probably a lot of things you wan...

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Small Business Marketing 22 Reasons Why You Should Use Social Media SMALL BUSINESS MARKETING 22 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD USE SOCIAL MEDIA

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Nov 26, 2019

Are you looking for ways to market your small business? Want to know why social media should from a central part of your online strategy?We share 22 reasons to use social media in this infographic.

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The Impact Of The Small Business Reorganization Act THE IMPACT OF THE SMALL BUSINESS REORGANIZATION ACT

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Nov 26, 2019

Small-business owners will soon have a more affordable option to reorganize their companies. In February 2020, the Small Business Reorganization Act (SBRA) will go into effect, providing a new type of relief to small-business debtors. The SBRA creates a new subchapter within Chapter 11 of the U.S. B...

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Small Business Grant Winners Share Their Strategies for Success SMALL BUSINESS GRANT WINNERS SHARE THEIR STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS

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Nov 26, 2019

Small business grants are perhaps the most coveted of all types of small business funding. Grants don’t have to be repaid and, unlike equity funding, you don’t give up any ownership of your company. (The IRS does want its share, though, so be prepared for a tax bill.)
How do you a...

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In Small Business things don IN SMALL BUSINESS THINGS DON'T ALWAYS GO TO PLAN.

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Nov 25, 2019

Overpass is a fast-growing mobile app development agency based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can develop your thoughts too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and n...

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7 Fabulous AI Chatbot Trends for Small Business 7 FABULOUS AI CHATBOT TRENDS FOR SMALL BUSINESS

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Nov 25, 2019

Chatbots. They are an interesting piece of technology. The latest trend in technology says that these chatbots will be made sure that they match the level of human behavior so that they can offer almost human-like services but better versions of them. According to the chatbot trends 2019, the conven...

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Top Thanksgiving Marketing Ideas For Your Small Business TOP THANKSGIVING MARKETING IDEAS FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Nov 25, 2019

Thanksgiving is one of the busiest holidays for entrepreneurs as it is the start of the craziest shopping frenzy of the year. As a small business owner, you should know that this is a great opportunity for you to draw more traffic to your company and position it to boost engagement and increase sale...

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The Secret To Using LinkedIn For Your Small Business THE SECRET TO USING LINKEDIN FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Nov 22, 2019

In some ways, marketing has gotten easier as the Internet Age continues. If you have a small business, in particular, social media offers you several free, powerful tools to reach customers and promote your product. However, just because social networks like LinkedIn are free doesn’t mean they...

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3 Tips to Franchising Your Small Business 3 TIPS TO FRANCHISING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Nov 22, 2019

Are your ready to expand your small business and look into bigger, more lucrative opportunities by reaching more people? Franchising might be the way to go, especially with a business that's easy to reproduce. If you're thinking about franchising, here are some tips to help you decide if it&...

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Why Social Media Is Vital for Small Business Success WHY SOCIAL MEDIA IS VITAL FOR SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS

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Nov 22, 2019

When it comes to small businesses, there are a lot of challenges that face those who run them. The world of business is competitive in every industry. So no matter what type of small business you have, you will find that you need to look at ways to contend with your competitors more effectively...

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5 Small Business Resources for Pro AV Integrators 5 SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES FOR PRO AV INTEGRATORS

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Nov 21, 2019

The pro AV industry is growing at a rapid pace, partly thanks to an influx of venture capital and equity financing helping to expand the industry into new markets and lead to a flurry of mergers and acquisitions over the last few years. Despite this growth and a handful of companies becoming industr...

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What Live Streaming Means for Small Business WHAT LIVE STREAMING MEANS FOR SMALL BUSINESS

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Nov 21, 2019

Video marketing has become one of the most popular tools that help businesses raise brand awareness and engage with their target audience. Video content is extremely popular so it makes sense that it should be part of our marketing outreach to prospects and customers. According to research, includin...

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How to Achieve Success With Small Business Digital Asset Management HOW TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS WITH SMALL BUSINESS DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT

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Nov 20, 2019

Small business digital asset management (DAM) solutions are systems for organizing, storing and sharing the rich media resources of a company. Creative assets such as videos, images, podcasts and media in other formats need to be effectively and efficiently stored and shared by different teams, chan...

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6 ways shopping small (businesses) can make this your family 6 WAYS SHOPPING SMALL (BUSINESSES) CAN MAKE THIS YOUR FAMILY'S BEST HOLIDAY EVER

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Nov 20, 2019

They say there’s no place like home for the holidays — but the next best place is surely the unique shops, restaurants and venues scattered throughout your neighborhood and community. This holiday season, shopping small — at small businesses, that is — can have a big impact o...

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Digital big tech drives small business success DIGITAL BIG TECH DRIVES SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS

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Nov 19, 2019

So many investigations, complaints, concerns, and media stories focus on America’s largest online platforms and marketplaces. They revolutionized global commerce, but too often in Washington, the signal is lost in the noise. Big tech is getting all the attention while the quiet stories of smal...

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Why Cybercriminals are Targeting SMBs WHY CYBERCRIMINALS ARE TARGETING SMBS

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Nov 19, 2019

It’s an unfortunate reality that cyberattacks continue to rise in frequency and complexity. According to Accenture’s Ninth Annual Cost of Cybercrime global study, security breaches increased by 11 percent from 2017 to 2018 and by 67 percent over the last five years. While major data brea...

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Why does your small business need email marketing? WHY DOES YOUR SMALL BUSINESS NEED EMAIL MARKETING?

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Nov 18, 2019

Regardless of the industry and size of the business, email marketing is one of the easiest and cost-effective ways for small businesses to foster better customer relationships thereby building brand loyalty. Want to discover how email marketing can help your small business prosper? Watch this webina...

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5 lessons learned to help promote Small Business Saturday 2019 5 LESSONS LEARNED TO HELP PROMOTE SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY 2019

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Nov 18, 2019

Small Business Saturday 2019 is a big day for small businesses — and it’s quickly approaching. One of the best ways to learn how to increase sales for your small business is to look back at last year’s results to see what the numbers can tell us. Here’s a quick look back &mda...

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How to Make the Most of Small Business Saturday HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY

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Nov 18, 2019

Think the only November shopping holiday your business needs to plan for is Black Friday? Think again: Small Business Saturday, the Saturday after Thanksgiving, has grown incredibly over the past 10 years since its inception. The shopping holiday has helped local small businesses and entrepreneurs g...

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SMALL BUSINESS GUIDE SMALL BUSINESS GUIDE

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Nov 17, 2019

Small businesses work hard to build a profitable and sustainable company. Don’t let criminals take it all away. Learn how you can reduce the threat of identity and cyber crimes

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"Small Business Digital Marketing Survival Kit" "SMALL BUSINESS DIGITAL MARKETING SURVIVAL KIT"

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Nov 15, 2019

Sometimes surviving means knowing the difference between what’s time-honored wisdom and what’s just a tall tale. For example, some people think you can survive online with just a website or a Facebook page. Some people believe getting to the top of the search results is harder than makin...

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The Best Cities to Start a Small Business THE BEST CITIES TO START A SMALL BUSINESS

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Nov 15, 2019

Many Americans have the dream of launching their own small business and being their own boss. Some will realize this dream with creativity, determination, and courage. However, the location of the small business is fundamental to the potential success. This infographic by ZenBusiness.com uses a one-...

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RESPONSIBLE SMALL BUSINESS FUNDING APPROACHES RESPONSIBLE SMALL BUSINESS FUNDING APPROACHES

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Nov 15, 2019

Growing your small business takes more than a great idea and hard work. You will need funding for start-up and operations until your business is self-sustaining. Even then, there will be times when your business needs to purchase equipment or inventory but there isn’t enough cash reserve to ma...

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Six Entrepreneur and Small Business Podcasts to Put on Your Playlist SIX ENTREPRENEUR AND SMALL BUSINESS PODCASTS TO PUT ON YOUR PLAYLIST

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Nov 15, 2019

Over 50 percent of the US population (165 million individuals) have listened to a podcast. You have probably heard friends discuss their favorite podcasts to listen to while driving or exercising at the gym. While many of these shows are regarded as entertainment, podcasts focusing on business-relat...

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5 benefits of small business credit cards 5 BENEFITS OF SMALL BUSINESS CREDIT CARDS

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Nov 14, 2019

Small business owners manage a lot of responsibility, and when first starting out, you’re just as likely manage the trash pick up as manage the payroll. Of course, finances are a huge consideration and small business credit cards can be a major asset, when used responsibly. Opening a small bus...

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10 Changes that will Transform your Small Business  If Done Correctly 10 CHANGES THAT WILL TRANSFORM YOUR SMALL BUSINESS IF DONE CORRECTLY

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Nov 14, 2019

When you run a business, sometimes you need to look at things in a new way. You may need to view your marketing efforts through a customer lens or change your thoughts about a particular concept like SEO. To give you some new perspective on ways you can improve your business, here are some insights ...

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Perils of the open office PERILS OF THE OPEN OFFICE

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Nov 13, 2019

Open offices are often loud, chaotic, and full of distractions that keep your team from getting work done. That’s where we come in, with solutions that avert open office perils. Open offices are often loud, chaotic, and full of distractions that keep your team from getting work done. That&rsqu...

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Top tips for small businesses wanting to crack the overseas market TOP TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES WANTING TO CRACK THE OVERSEAS MARKET

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Nov 13, 2019

Breaking into the overseas market has always been a dream of mine. Having started my organic skincare business dream in the fields of Provence, Australia always felt like a very small pond. Sure it was a great place to start but I wanted my products and brand to be known the world over. Asia, being ...

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Is it time for your small business to sell products internationally? IS IT TIME FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS TO SELL PRODUCTS INTERNATIONALLY?

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Nov 13, 2019

Is it time to sell your products and services internationally? The Census Bureau reports that the United States’ exports totaled $2.5 trillion in 2018, the highest on record. Ecommerce and other technology tools make it easier to find international customers, sell a product and get that produc...

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10 Things Small Business Owners Always Hear 10 THINGS SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS ALWAYS HEAR

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Nov 12, 2019

If you own a business, you know what we're talking about.
Family and friends often feel the need to put in their two cents on how to run your business...even when you didn't ask for it.It's pretty common, it's annoying, and it's a frustration we understand all too well.

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Why Small Business Owners Should Consider Life Insurance WHY SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS SHOULD CONSIDER LIFE INSURANCE

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Nov 12, 2019

As a small business owner, there are many important decisions you’ll have to make—from billing/accounting to marketing to choosing the right types of insurance to protect your business. Most small business owners realize they need basic business insurance, including general liability and...

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31 Tips For Small Business Owners 31 TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

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Nov 12, 2019

Pat yourself on the back! You are a small business owner and you are doing AMAZING things! Keep going, even when it’s hard sometimes. Build a Support Network, Find Your Tribe… Whatever you want to call them, find your PEOPLE! The ones who will be there for you in good times and in bad t...

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POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS

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Nov 11, 2019

It’s a well-documented trend that the rise of digital channels such as webchat, apps, FAQs, etc., has led to a change in the way contact centers handle interactions. The routine, “easy” interactions are now handled by self-service channels. Deflecting these low-value interactions h...

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A Killer Social Media Strategy for Startups and Small Businesses A KILLER SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY FOR STARTUPS AND SMALL BUSINESSES

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Nov 11, 2019

This infographic from Social Media Marketo discusses about how to create a killer social media strategy for startups and small businesses.

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Marketing Tips For Small Business Owners  Marketing 101 MARKETING TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS MARKETING 101

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Nov 11, 2019

Marketing is the single most important element to your businesses success which is why on this episode I’m going to be sharing 5 of my most important marketing tips for small business owners so you can get more leads, customers, and sales. Because if you’ve got a small business then this...

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4 WAYS TO GROW YOUR SMALL BUSINESS WITH INSTAGRAM 4 WAYS TO GROW YOUR SMALL BUSINESS WITH INSTAGRAM

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Nov 11, 2019

If you think that people use Instagram only to share their photos and videos with their followers then you a missing a great opportunity in the world of the internet where you could either establish yourself as a brand or grow your small business on Instagram. People really struggle to get their bus...

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How to Easily Prepare Financial Statements for a Small Business on a Limited Budget HOW TO EASILY PREPARE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR A SMALL BUSINESS ON A LIMITED BUDGET

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Nov 11, 2019

If you just opened a small business you may lack the funds to buy expensive accounting programs or to hire a bookkeeper. You have a great business idea but you don’t have any accounting experience. This can prove to be quite detrimental: according to the Small Business Administration (SBA), mo...

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12 Marketing Tips for your Small Business 12 MARKETING TIPS FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Nov 08, 2019

Digital marketing is essential for small businesses. With these 12 tips you can get started the right way without a labor-intensive process."Marketing." The word itself can cause pressure for entrepreneurs. As a small business owner, it can be all too easy to feel this way about marketing....

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How To Market Your Small Business (Without Busting your Budget) HOW TO MARKET YOUR SMALL BUSINESS (WITHOUT BUSTING YOUR BUDGET)

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Nov 08, 2019

New companies can spend up to 20% of gross revenue on sales and marketing costs. For small businesses, that’s a huge chunk of cash that you probably don’t have available.But almost all small business owners have access to a tiny little tool that makes marketing affordable and simple: sma...

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LOCAL SEO WHITE PAPER MAKING YOUR BRAND FAMOUS IN YOUR LOCATION LOCAL SEO WHITE PAPER MAKING YOUR BRAND FAMOUS IN YOUR LOCATION

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Nov 07, 2019

An effective local SEO campaign requires a combination of geo-targeted optimization and content marketing, business listings and backlinks, and user-generated reviews. Learn how we drive results on search engines for local businesses.

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The benefits and limitations of small business insurance THE BENEFITS AND LIMITATIONS OF SMALL BUSINESS INSURANCE

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Nov 07, 2019

There are numerous examples of small businesses that have experienced significant troubles by failing to insure themselves, not buying enough insurance, or getting the wrong type of coverage. But in some instances, neglecting to purchase small business insurance is not just risky: It’s illegal...

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Are Small Businesses Still Popular with Americans? ARE SMALL BUSINESSES STILL POPULAR WITH AMERICANS?

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Nov 07, 2019

In an age when ecommerce and big box stores dominate the conversation when it comes to shopping, it’s natural to overlook the important role small businesses play in our local economies.Fortunately, most Americans have not overlooked it.In fact, according to our latest infographic sponsored by...

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The Small Business guide to HR THE SMALL BUSINESS GUIDE TO HR

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Nov 06, 2019

SmallBusiness.co.uk has partnered with award winning HR and Health and Safety outsourcing specialists, Peninsula HR, to bring you The Small Business guide to HR. This e-book will take you through the essentials you need to grow and maintain your business including recruitment, employment contracts, ...

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How Do Americans Support Small Businesses HOW DO AMERICANS SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESSES

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Nov 06, 2019

You might think that Amazon and big box stores have pushed small businesses out of consumers’ minds, but that is not the case. Most Americans still frequent their local small businesses.

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How to Use the GCA Cybersecurity Toolkit for Small Business HOW TO USE THE GCA CYBERSECURITY TOOLKIT FOR SMALL BUSINESS

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Nov 06, 2019

This video takes you through the GCA Cybersecurity Toolkit for Small Business step-by-step to ensure you have all the tools and resources you need to protect your small business and improve the security of our global cyber ecosystem. Learn more at gcatoolkit.org/smallbusiness

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4 Ways to Get Traction for Your Small Business 4 WAYS TO GET TRACTION FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Nov 06, 2019

It is easy to start a business these days. With just a click of the button, you can get your dream off the ground running in minutes. But the main challenge is that majority of these new businesses will fail. According to this statistics, 90% of businesses fail because they could not get users for t...

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Going BIG with Small Cisco and small business 3 things partners should know GOING BIG WITH SMALL CISCO AND SMALL BUSINESS 3 THINGS PARTNERS SHOULD KNOW

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Nov 06, 2019

There is nothing small about small businesses. Growing. Family owned. Entrepreneurs. They take risks and lead with passion. They create jobs and community. They make big bets and care about their customers. They are just like us, working hard every day to make an impact in the world.Small business i...

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How to use an online marketplace to boost your small business sales HOW TO USE AN ONLINE MARKETPLACE TO BOOST YOUR SMALL BUSINESS SALES

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Nov 05, 2019

As a small business owner, you may find yourself looking for exciting, creative opportunities to sell things. Branching out can help you build a new customer base and increase revenue. One way to do so is through e-commerce. E-commerce has revolutionized the way that businesses sell goods. Whereas b...

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8 Home Office Essentials For Small Business Owners 8 HOME OFFICE ESSENTIALS FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

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Nov 05, 2019

If you’re thinking about starting a home-based business, you’re not alone. More and more entrepreneurs are starting their lastest venture from the comfort of their own homes, especially e-commerce businesses, with the trend steadily rising over the years. Approximately 69 percent of busi...

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Since 2016, small businesses have used the same number of payment acceptance providers SINCE 2016, SMALL BUSINESSES HAVE USED THE SAME NUMBER OF PAYMENT ACCEPTANCE PROVIDERS

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Nov 04, 2019

Mercator Advisory Group’s most recent Insight Summary Report, Small Business Payments Acceptance: More Payment Options Creeping In, based on the company’s annual Small Business Payments and Banking Survey conducted in spring 2019, reveals that more small businesses are selling online (59...

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7 Steps to Starting a Small Business Online 7 STEPS TO STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS ONLINE

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Nov 04, 2019

There is a proven sequence of steps you can follow to guarantee your success when you're starting a small business online. I've seen thousands of people start and grow successful businesses by doing the following:Find a need and fill it.Write copy that sells.Design and build an easy-to-use w...

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Six Tips for Hiring Stellar Remote Workers at Your Small Business SIX TIPS FOR HIRING STELLAR REMOTE WORKERS AT YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Nov 04, 2019

Today, 70 percent of people globally work remotely at least one day a week. Projections are also showing that 73 percent of all teams will have remote workers by 2028. So, location independent working is here to stay, and it is growing. This arrangement has a variety of prosand some cons—howev...

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My 4 Step Process in Finding the Best Business Ideas for B2B in 2020 MY 4 STEP PROCESS IN FINDING THE BEST BUSINESS IDEAS FOR B2B IN 2020

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Nov 01, 2019

In this video, I am going to share my 4 step process to find the best business ideas for 2020. The biggest difference between finding a good B2B business vs finding a good B2C business is that in B2B, you deal with a lot less BS clients, if you're making them money, you're the one for the jo...

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Small business SEO 6 easy wins to boost your website ranking SMALL BUSINESS SEO 6 EASY WINS TO BOOST YOUR WEBSITE RANKING

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Oct 31, 2019

Owners and marketers of small businesses often tell the same story when asked about SEO; they don’t have the time to write the content they feel is needed to do well at SEO. Thankfully though, churning out masses of copy every month is not the key to climbing small business SEO rankings. Howev...

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How Should Small Businesses Measure Cybersecurity? HOW SHOULD SMALL BUSINESSES MEASURE CYBERSECURITY?

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Oct 31, 2019

How do you know if your business is safe and secure online? Measuring how effective your cybersecurity is can be tricky for small businesses. Cybersecurity firms make use of complex key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure how effective their security tactics are, but building these systems is g...

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How Integrated Payment Solutions Give Small Businesses Options HOW INTEGRATED PAYMENT SOLUTIONS GIVE SMALL BUSINESSES OPTIONS

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Oct 31, 2019

The number of payment options in the market place is on a steady rise. But this availability is not creating an easy to use ecosystem businesses can readily adopt. Simply put, the ecosystem seems more complex than it has to be. An infographic by The Electronic Transactions Association looks at how I...

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The Best Online Tools For Small Business Owners THE BEST ONLINE TOOLS FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

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Oct 31, 2019

With more than 30 million small businesses throughout the United States, every small company is up against a lot of competition. Because of this, it’s in your best interest to find the best ways to be more efficient. And since most small business owners are always looking for tools that help t...

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How to Make Your SME’s YouTube Channel Stand Out HOW TO MAKE YOUR SME’S YOUTUBE CHANNEL STAND OUT

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Oct 31, 2019

Recent research has shown that a vast majority (over 90%) of SME’s are not yet on YouTube which, in case you hadn’t heard, is now the second-largest search engine in the world. Part social media, part resource library and part entertainment, this platform is an enigma, but one that you s...

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How your small business can take payments over the phone HOW YOUR SMALL BUSINESS CAN TAKE PAYMENTS OVER THE PHONE

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Oct 30, 2019

Has a customer ever asked to pay you over the phone? For many consumers, it’s simply easier to read a credit card number than write a check, fill out a form or make a payment online. Having more options makes your customers’ lives easier—and that makes your life as a business owner...

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3 Reasons Your Small Business Should Go Cashless 3 REASONS YOUR SMALL BUSINESS SHOULD GO CASHLESS

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Oct 29, 2019

When was the last time you paid cash for something? Personally, it’s rare for me to even carry it these days. And with the rise of new mobile and digital payment options like Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, PayPal and Google Wallet, cash payments are only going to become less common. In fact, accordin...

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Wistia Relaunches New Channels with a Small Business Focus WISTIA RELAUNCHES NEW CHANNELS WITH A SMALL BUSINESS FOCUS

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Oct 29, 2019

The relaunch of Wistia Channels comes as small businesses are focusing more on creating their own content.The ability to create video is made possible with affordable tools such as smartphones, digital cameras and editing software. With these tools, owners can create more content and engage with the...

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5 Small Businesses You Can Start Today 5 SMALL BUSINESSES YOU CAN START TODAY

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Oct 29, 2019

Starting and running your own business can be tremendously fulfilling for people who are either tired of working for someone else, or people who just want some sort of control over how they’re living their lives. If you’re sick of the 9 to 5 rat race and you’ve been craving an esca...

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Agile or die Why continuous innovation is critical to business survival. AGILE OR DIE WHY CONTINUOUS INNOVATION IS CRITICAL TO BUSINESS SURVIVAL.

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Oct 25, 2019

The key capabillities CIOs need to pick up the challenge and make significant changes that drive continuous innovation – or be left to keep the lights on. It’s a sad fact: large and small enterprise in every industry are failing as traditional business models are upended every day.

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10 Small Business Technology Tips to Help You Succeed 10 SMALL BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY TIPS TO HELP YOU SUCCEED

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Oct 25, 2019

You have enough to worry about as a small business owner. You have to look over your shoulder to know where the competition stands. You have to drive revenue, make payroll, pay taxes, and serve your customers.That’s a lot of responsibility for anyone to handle. It’s just a typical day fo...

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6 Steps to Beneficially Use Facebook for Small Business Marketing 6 STEPS TO BENEFICIALLY USE FACEBOOK FOR SMALL BUSINESS MARKETING

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Oct 24, 2019

Is your small business one of the 80 million actively using a Facebook page for marketing purposes? With currently 2.7 billion monthly active users, the social media platform has morphed into a massive advertising media channel.Facebook's ability to highly target audiences and build a custom aud...

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Google Ads: A Primer for Small Businesses GOOGLE ADS: A PRIMER FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Oct 24, 2019

There’s a lot of noise out there about Google Ads, and it can be overwhelming.With a higher return on investment than other forms of advertising, Google Ads can be a powerful tool for small businesses looking to grow their revenue. But technical jargon, endless search results, and cluttered ma...

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6 Key Challenges Small Businesses Need to Address  Soon 6 KEY CHALLENGES SMALL BUSINESSES NEED TO ADDRESS SOON

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Oct 24, 2019

Running a small business requires entrepreneurs to put on different hats and deal with a variety of business functions. These include, for example, financial management, marketing, sales, personnel management and product development.But you also must keep a watchful eye on trends. They can change th...

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BUILDING MORE PRODUCTIVITY INTO OUR HEADSETS WITH AMAZON ALEXA AND TILE BUILDING MORE PRODUCTIVITY INTO OUR HEADSETS WITH AMAZON ALEXA AND TILE

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Oct 23, 2019

If you’re like me, one of the first things you do when you leave the house in the morning is put on your headset. I may be joining a meeting, calling a friend, getting coffee – sometimes all three – before I even set foot in the office. When I get to work, I’m collaborating w...

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POLY STUDIO IS NOW CERTIFIED FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS POLY STUDIO IS NOW CERTIFIED FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS

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Oct 22, 2019

It seems like every photo shown of a business in action these days features a bunch of people in a huddle room, looking productive – just like our own Poly beauty shot below. But the technology that is IN the room really matters most to the people who are joining remotely – the people NO...

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How To Trademark A Name And Logo For Your Small Business HOW TO TRADEMARK A NAME AND LOGO FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Oct 22, 2019

How To Trademark A Name And Logo For Your Small Business Andrei Mincov (CEO and founder of Trademark Factory®) breaks down the Why, What, When, Where, and How of trademarking for small business owners, and explains the importance of trademarking and protecting your brand. If you own a small busi...

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10 Simple Steps to Start a Small Business Online and Offline 10 SIMPLE STEPS TO START A SMALL BUSINESS ONLINE AND OFFLINE

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Oct 22, 2019

According to the SMB (Small Business Administration) there are over 28 million small businesses are running in the United Sates. The most reason to start a business is, to fulfill the financial needs and independence. We’ve written the simple steps to start a small business anywhere.Starting a...

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7 Reasons Why Digital Marketing is Substantial for Small Businesses 7 REASONS WHY DIGITAL MARKETING IS SUBSTANTIAL FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Oct 22, 2019

In the last decennium, humankind has shifted to a digital era from the long-lasted analogue era. Today, one can’t imagine their next hour of the day without the Internet; it feels like it has become a part of the body.Along with the internet, marketing also shifted to digital platforms. Digita...

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5 Ways to Boost Your SEO Right Away 5 WAYS TO BOOST YOUR SEO RIGHT AWAY

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Oct 22, 2019

Making sure people searching online can find you should be a top priority for businesses today. Here are several steps you should be taking to make that happen.Every small business owner needs a solid marketing plan. Traditionally, radio ads, billboards, magazine spreads and phone books were the pla...

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What Small Businesses Know About Corporate Responsibility WHAT SMALL BUSINESSES KNOW ABOUT CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY

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Oct 22, 2019

An increasing number of large firms are taking action on big social issues—from education, to gun control, to climate change, even impeachment. This follows, in part, consumers’ growing desire to shop with and support companies that reflect their own values and beliefs. But Corporate Soc...

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Best Small Business Phone Systems for 2020 BEST SMALL BUSINESS PHONE SYSTEMS FOR 2020

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Oct 21, 2019

There’s never been a better time to upgrade your business phone system. People can’t remember their landline number anymore.That’s why it’s important to pick the best alternative for your business.The only downside? It can be overwhelming since there are dozens of providers t...

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Best Tips to Getting Small Business Loan BEST TIPS TO GETTING SMALL BUSINESS LOAN

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Oct 21, 2019

Averagely, every third citizen craves to establish a business. The reasons for that are low wages, constant detention of payments, and poor working conditions.Unfortunately, only desire won’t suffice. The implementation of any idea involves many costs. Therefore, it is important to know where ...

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SMB DATA LOSS SMB DATA LOSS

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Oct 18, 2019

SMB DATA LOSS: WHY IT’S A THREAT AND STRATEGIES TO MANAGE BUSINESS RISKS
With data making up the foundation of today’s companies, any loss or downtime incident can have serious consequences for a small business. The question is not if, but when, a data loss incident will occur.A s...

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Why working for a small business could be a big career move WHY WORKING FOR A SMALL BUSINESS COULD BE A BIG CAREER MOVE

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Oct 18, 2019

As a sales and marketing manager with experience working with both large corporates and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), I’ve seen and the best and worst of both worlds.While big businesses are often able to weather recessions and withstand market shifts - crucial in this unstable, p...

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Small Businesses Must Take Advantage of the Democratization of Data SMALL BUSINESSES MUST TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE DEMOCRATIZATION OF DATA

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Oct 18, 2019

Learn how the easy availability of big data can help SMBs compete with big businesses.Data is now easier to collect and cheaper to host, making it accessible to nearly every business.The availability of data helps small businesses compete against big corporations, but they may still struggle to use ...

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How to grow a small business: strategies to secure and fulfill the first order HOW TO GROW A SMALL BUSINESS: STRATEGIES TO SECURE AND FULFILL THE FIRST ORDER

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Oct 17, 2019

Entrepreneurs desire to take their innovations to the shelves and online store of retailers. With e-commerce, the barrier to entering the retail landscape is low but advancing to the next level and selling products through a big box retailer’s physical or online stores is another matter.

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How to grow a small business: strategies to secure and fulfill the first order. HOW TO GROW A SMALL BUSINESS: STRATEGIES TO SECURE AND FULFILL THE FIRST ORDER.

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Oct 17, 2019

Entrepreneurs desire to take their innovations to the shelves and online store of retailers. With e-commerce, the barrier to entering the retail landscape is low but advancing to the next level and selling products through a big box retailer’s physical or online stores is another matter.Optimi...

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Ten steps to making apprenticeships work in a small business TEN STEPS TO MAKING APPRENTICESHIPS WORK IN A SMALL BUSINESS

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Oct 17, 2019

Many small businesses think they don’t have time or resources to support an apprentice, but in fact taking one on can help grow your business, if it’s done in the right way. As a small business owner, I know only too well that there is never enough time.The day-to-day necessities of runn...

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Content Marketing Strategies for Small Business CONTENT MARKETING STRATEGIES FOR SMALL BUSINESS

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Oct 16, 2019

If your business is like most small businesses, you’re struggling to find a good strategy that will help you reach customers and prospective customers on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Pinterest.The fact is that most small businesses do a poor job executing str...

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Is a business line of credit wise for your small business? IS A BUSINESS LINE OF CREDIT WISE FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS?

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Oct 16, 2019

A local small business owner asked me last week if “it is wise to have a business line of credit.” My answer was, quoting from my friend Warren, “that depends.”Let me explain why as I share some ideas from Brian Smith, a freelance writer and entrepreneur with more than 30 yea...

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Facebook Rolls Out Holiday Marketing Tools for Small Businesses FACEBOOK ROLLS OUT HOLIDAY MARKETING TOOLS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Oct 16, 2019

Facebook recently hosted a global training program designed to help small businesses gear up for the upcoming holiday season.Boost with Facebook Holiday Bootcamp was held October 10. The social media giant also used the event to make a number of announcements about new small business Facebook holida...

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82% of Business Failure is Due to Poor Cash Management 82% OF BUSINESS FAILURE IS DUE TO POOR CASH MANAGEMENT

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Oct 15, 2019

The first year of operation for small businesses is full of challenges. And when it comes to capital, most of them rely on personal savings and income from another job.The data comes from SCORE’s second part of a three-part series titled Megaphone of Main Street. In the first part, which is ti...

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Advertising Challenges That Small Businesses Face ADVERTISING CHALLENGES THAT SMALL BUSINESSES FACE

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Oct 15, 2019

Keeping up with your marketing & advertising in-house is a full-time job. What we do effectively at Agency501 is find out where you are with your business, where you want to be, and tell you what you've got to do to reach your most valuable customers and get valuable leads. Ready to learn mo...

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Secrets of Making More Money with Social Media Revealed SECRETS OF MAKING MORE MONEY WITH SOCIAL MEDIA REVEALED

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Oct 15, 2019

Are you popular on social media or have you been growing your business’ platform over time? While social media can provide great validation, it’s important to remember that you can pay yourself with likes, hearts, and retweets.Make Money with Social Media So what’s the point of get...

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Best Cheap Web Hosting for Small Business in 2019 BEST CHEAP WEB HOSTING FOR SMALL BUSINESS IN 2019

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Oct 15, 2019

Most hosting plans can be used to run a professional website. If you need one for a small business, your choice likely depends on how much visitor traffic you expect your site will get, how much web storage that it needs, and your budget. Many of the major hosting companies in the U.S. offer plans t...

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How to Use Customer Reviews to Grow Your Small Business HOW TO USE CUSTOMER REVIEWS TO GROW YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Oct 14, 2019

Want to encourage your customers to rave about your small business? Here are some tips on the best ways to ask for customer feedback and what to do with reviews once you get them.Positive customer reviews are a vital part of growing a small business. In a recent Vistaprint survey of 1,000 U.S. small...

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How to Enhance Profits In Your Small Business? HOW TO ENHANCE PROFITS IN YOUR SMALL BUSINESS?

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Oct 14, 2019

Although running a business can be challenging at times, but profits doesn't require drastic measures like upping your prices or laying off employees. Business owners who learn to experiment with different strategies to boost revenues become more profitable and even small changes in just a few a...

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Best File Sharing Programs for Small Businesses BEST FILE SHARING PROGRAMS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Oct 10, 2019

Most small businesses have to send files at some point. Maybe you just need to make documents available to your team or you could have to send a big project over to a client. With small files, you can easily just attach them to an email and send them off. But larger files tend to be more complicated...

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5 DIGITAL MARKETING TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS 5 DIGITAL MARKETING TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

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Oct 10, 2019

Great Western Bank is committed to working with businesses of all sizes. We strive to help increase our business clients’ profits and improve their financial stability. The rise of digital marketing and social media has made it easier for small businesses to achieve actual results with a small...

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How to Start a Small Business in 2020? HOW TO START A SMALL BUSINESS IN 2020?

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Oct 09, 2019

If you're thinking of being an entrepreneur, or are an early-preneur, you'd have had way more struggles with your businesses as compared to an experienced entrepreneur. Mind me; it doesn't matter if you have been working a full-time job for over two decades; if you're new to Entrepre...

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5 Tips To Focus On In Digital Marketing For Small Businesses 5 TIPS TO FOCUS ON IN DIGITAL MARKETING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Oct 09, 2019

As a local or small business owner, taking advantage of digital marketing is key to success. The barriers of entry into the marketplace are minimised when compared to traditional forms of marketing. Learn how you can take advantage of the digital space with these top tips.

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Cyber security: three important areas small businesses must address CYBER SECURITY: THREE IMPORTANT AREAS SMALL BUSINESSES MUST ADDRESS

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Oct 09, 2019

These days, safety is less about locking physical doors and more about protecting yourself online and ensuring our digital data is essentially locked away. Small businesses can be easy targets for digital thieves and those wanting to cause a nuisance for others. Data breaches can result in fines. Fu...

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5 Ways to improve your small business marketing 5 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR SMALL BUSINESS MARKETING

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Oct 09, 2019

As a small business, knowing how to market and promote your brand successfully is crucial. With so many competitors on the market fighting for the same custom, doing all that you can to stand out from the crowd can be hard. When it comes to marketing strategies, having the right tools in place is im...

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Small Business Guide For Facebook Video Marketing SMALL BUSINESS GUIDE FOR FACEBOOK VIDEO MARKETING

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Oct 08, 2019

Videos uploaded directly to Facebook get more shares and views than videos uploaded to other platforms (including YouTube), so small business owners like you should use that fact to your favor. But before you start producing videos for Facebook, here are some things to remember:

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5 Types of Instant Business Loans for Small Businesses 5 TYPES OF INSTANT BUSINESS LOANS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Oct 07, 2019

Cash flow issues can happen to anyone, regardless of the industry you’re in and the size of your business. Unfortunately, small businesses are more susceptible to cash shortages than larger companies. This can be a major problem if you need to pay your suppliers or address immediate expenses. ...

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What is SEO, and how does it work for small business. WHAT IS SEO, AND HOW DOES IT WORK FOR SMALL BUSINESS.

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Oct 07, 2019

When small businesses put their first step in digital marketing, the first question they have is what is SEO, and how does it work. SEO is an abbreviation for search engine optimization. It is beneficial for both small and big businesses. Every company is now investing in SEO as they know it is the ...

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When should a small business think about outsourcing HR? WHEN SHOULD A SMALL BUSINESS THINK ABOUT OUTSOURCING HR?

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Oct 07, 2019

Every small business needs to keep on top of HR but overstretched owners may not have the time and resources to do so. Outsourcing HR can be a flexible and cost-effective solution  Like any other business, a small business – whether it’s a microbusiness with less than 10 employees o...

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Local” and “Near Me” are the search trends for small businesses, Google reveals LOCAL” AND “NEAR ME” ARE THE SEARCH TRENDS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES, GOOGLE REVEALS

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Oct 04, 2019

Google this week released an infograph where it states that is having 350 times more search interest in “local” + “near me” than there was 10 years ago Why is this important? A from American Express, 67 cents of every dollar is spent at a small business in the US.Google says ...

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Low-Code Development Tools Offer New Options for Small Businesses LOW-CODE DEVELOPMENT TOOLS OFFER NEW OPTIONS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Oct 04, 2019

As small businesses continue to look towards addressing growing customer needs, more small businesses are developing their own applications in-house. Whether mapping customer success stories, managing business processes or building databases, companies are looking for customized solutions.Commercial...

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3 Mobile CRM Apps for Your Small Business 3 MOBILE CRM APPS FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Oct 04, 2019

The job of a top sales representative can be a daunting in task, but with an amazing CRM tool, today's sales force is faster, stronger and more capable than ever before. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) applications allow for a more streamlined approach to your sales initiatives.Today'...

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Small Business Bookkeeping SMALL BUSINESS BOOKKEEPING

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Oct 03, 2019

QuickBooks or Excel, Cash or Accrual. Those are the questions a lot of small business owners face when  launching their new shiny venture. Jason Watson, CPA, of WCG Inc. (formerly the Watson CPA Group) takes you through deciding on which accounting platform to use (Bench.co, QBO, Waveapps, Xero...

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4 Ways To Modernize Your Small Business 4 WAYS TO MODERNIZE YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Oct 03, 2019

Small businesses are the backbone of the economy, but they arrive at a disadvantage as compared to the big corporations. Namely, they don’t have massive amounts of capital bolstering their operations. Where a small business can make up the difference, however, is in its ability to leverage mod...

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The biggest challenges in small business recycling and how to overcome them THE BIGGEST CHALLENGES IN SMALL BUSINESS RECYCLING AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM

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Oct 03, 2019

Waste has a negative impact on the natural environment. But that is not a secret. Everyone knows that environmental impacts are pervasive worldwide. The world’s top corporations by revenue are the ones that cause the biggest environmental damage. It seems that big businesses and the environmen...

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5 Proven Strategies for Small Businesses to Generate More Leads 5 PROVEN STRATEGIES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES TO GENERATE MORE LEADS

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Oct 01, 2019

The average internet user now spends more than 6.5 hours online each day, according to the Digital Report 2019. We can all say that clients are the most important part of any business. Without customers, there is no business. If your potential client is spending this amount of time on the internet, ...

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How to Hire Remote Developers for Your Small Business HOW TO HIRE REMOTE DEVELOPERS FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Oct 01, 2019

Hiring remote programmers might seem like a daunting task for entrepreneurs running small businesses. Whether it’s a early-stage tech startup, or a non-tech company venturing into the digital world, you have limited resources.There’s no HR team, usually a strict budget, and there’s...

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AI for small businesses and how to best optimise it AI FOR SMALL BUSINESSES AND HOW TO BEST OPTIMISE IT

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Sep 30, 2019

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and Deep Learning have become mainstream buzzwords. They appear in media stories about self-driving cars, advanced medical diagnosis and military targeting. You’ll also come across stories about companies or organisations using Internet algorithms...

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Employee engagement: why small businesses need to do it too EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT: WHY SMALL BUSINESSES NEED TO DO IT TOO

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Sep 30, 2019

How would he find the extra time? What if his employees said things he didn’t want to hear? What if they wanted things he couldn’t give them? Would it cost him financially – would he need to invest in costly technology or an extra HR person? The idea that there is a disparity betwe...

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How to use video to boost your small business marketing? HOW TO USE VIDEO TO BOOST YOUR SMALL BUSINESS MARKETING?

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Sep 27, 2019

If you have customers, you need to connect with them. Customers are the lifeblood of every small business, and you think about yours every day. But so do your competitors. To stay ahead, to retain your existing customers and attract new ones, marketing through social media requires a constant effort...

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What Your Small Business Needs to Know about the GCAC Admissions Tax WHAT YOUR SMALL BUSINESS NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT THE GCAC ADMISSIONS TAX

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Sep 27, 2019

Do you host admissions-based events within the City of Columbus? Then your business might need to be paying the new Admissions Tax.The Admissions Tax quietly went into effect on July 1, 2019. Supporting Nationwide Arena and the Greater Columbus Arts Council, the Admissions Tax “levies a 5% tax...

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How To Grow Your Small Business On LinkedIn HOW TO GROW YOUR SMALL BUSINESS ON LINKEDIN

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Sep 26, 2019

With its 645 million users, LinkedIn is a powerful business social media platform that is all about networking.That sounds like a great opportunity for businesses, right?

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5 Ways To Make Social Media Work For Your Small Business 5 WAYS TO MAKE SOCIAL MEDIA WORK FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Sep 26, 2019

Social media is an excellent way to get people to find out about, talk about and become engaged with your small business.As soon as you get your business off the ground, or even in the early stages, be sure to set up social media accounts and tease your audience with things that are happening. For e...

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Small Business Employers Can Now Afford Healthcare Coverage for Employees SMALL BUSINESS EMPLOYERS CAN NOW AFFORD HEALTHCARE COVERAGE FOR EMPLOYEES

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Sep 25, 2019

SMALL BUSINESS HEALTH CARE PLAN - employer pays ZERO ( 0 ) of employee premiums.  (this is not insurance)

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How to improve your small business marketing campaign HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR SMALL BUSINESS MARKETING CAMPAIGN

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Sep 25, 2019

If you never change your business marketing strategies, then they will go stale. You may find that your competitors find ways to market themselves better and if you’re not careful you may even find that you lose out on customers as a result. If you want to avoid all of that then here are a few...

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BEST Small Business Ideas in 2020 ($150 AN HOUR!) BEST SMALL BUSINESS IDEAS IN 2020 ($150 AN HOUR!)

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Sep 25, 2019

Best Online Businesses Ideas 2020. Welcome to this Best Small Business Ideas For Beginners 2020 Video. This video shows you the best online business ideas to make money online in 2020. This video is for people are looking for online business ideas, ideas for small businesses and how to make money in...

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7 Latest IT Trends Can Have A Startling Impact On Your Small Business! 7 LATEST IT TRENDS CAN HAVE A STARTLING IMPACT ON YOUR SMALL BUSINESS!

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Sep 25, 2019

Within the past decade, the importance of IT in day-to-day activities has increased considerably. Be it work or gaming or shopping or entertainment, the online world is now an integral part of our lives.Needless to say, many businesses have moved to the internet to capitalize on the ever-growing onl...

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How to Manage Employee Scheduling in Small Businesses in 2020 HOW TO MANAGE EMPLOYEE SCHEDULING IN SMALL BUSINESSES IN 2020

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Sep 25, 2019

If there’s one thing managers have to do better than anyone is schedule staff effectively and efficiently, otherwise, no work would ever get done. Creating a fair and proper employee schedule creates order and flow, plus it ensures a smooth-running business and helps minimizes employee complai...

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Small Business Expense Tracking (Simple Tips) SMALL BUSINESS EXPENSE TRACKING (SIMPLE TIPS)

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Sep 24, 2019

business expense tracking, look no further. We are diving into a small business checklist that helps with bookkeeping for beginners and recordkeeping for small business. We are self employed bookkeeping and self employed accounting strategies and putting them into a simple bookkeeping method.

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8 Tips for a Better Small Business Loan Application 8 TIPS FOR A BETTER SMALL BUSINESS LOAN APPLICATION

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Sep 24, 2019

You can apply for a small business loan today from many different lenders, both traditional and alternative. These can help you expand your business, hire new employees, increase your sales or product research budget, and more. Here, we’ll explore 8 quick tips to help you create a better small...

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6 Best Video Conferencing Services for Small Businesses 6 BEST VIDEO CONFERENCING SERVICES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Sep 24, 2019

Your business doesn’t have thousands of employees or millions of dollars to spend on unnecessary extras. Don’t waste money on conferencing software that charges you for features you don’t need and users you don’t have.Instead, check out the best conference services for small ...

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Boosting Small Businesses BOOSTING SMALL BUSINESSES

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Sep 23, 2019

A DPI | Department of Public Information Production

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Serving Small Business Owners With 3(21) And 3(38) Retirement Plan Fiduciary Services SERVING SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS WITH 3(21) AND 3(38) RETIREMENT PLAN FIDUCIARY SERVICES

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Sep 23, 2019

In today’s highly competitive job market, many industries have more openings than there are qualified employees to fill them. Which means that many workers are finding that they have the luxury of being able to choose amongst a number of potential employers. And in an effort to recruit (and re...

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5 Things Your Small Business Should Outsource 5 THINGS YOUR SMALL BUSINESS SHOULD OUTSOURCE

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Sep 23, 2019

As a small business owner, you have a lot on your plate. But, that doesn’t mean you should do everything yourself—consider outsourcing. By outsourcing some of your daily business tasks to another companies or individual, you can spend more of your time growing your business.
Outso...

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Mark Alt talks about what the Small Business Center Network has to offer MARK ALT TALKS ABOUT WHAT THE SMALL BUSINESS CENTER NETWORK HAS TO OFFER

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Sep 22, 2019

Mark Alt, Small Business Center Director at Roanoke Chowan Community College talks about the value the Small Business Center brings. Learn more about his Small Business Center at

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How to Share Content on Linkedin - when using LinkedIn for your small business HOW TO SHARE CONTENT ON LINKEDIN - WHEN USING LINKEDIN FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Sep 20, 2019

If you're looking to generate leads for your business on LinkedIn and improve you SSI (social selling index) score, you will need to post something on LinkedIn, It's hard to know where to begin though, so I share a few tips to get you started. This is the 4th video of my linkedin series.

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Safety Applies to Traveling Too: How Small Business Travelers Can Stay Healthy SAFETY APPLIES TO TRAVELING TOO: HOW SMALL BUSINESS TRAVELERS CAN STAY HEALTHY

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Sep 20, 2019

All travel has associated risks, but international traveling is a whole other ballgame. For employees that travel internationally for work, there are many considerations that affect safety and health, and this is particularly relevant to smaller businesses. The National Institute for Occupational Sa...

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Top 11 Small Business Accounting Tips TOP 11 SMALL BUSINESS ACCOUNTING TIPS

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Sep 20, 2019

There are no shortage of details to consider when you’re a small business owner. Getting the back-office basics of your small business accounting practices in order early on—tracking revenues, expenses, and profits—will keep you out of the weeds of paperwork and cash flow snafus, a...

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How to avoid the top 3 small business mistakes HOW TO AVOID THE TOP 3 SMALL BUSINESS MISTAKES

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Sep 19, 2019

As a small business owner, you want the very best for your company. You want satisfied customers, you want to provide the best value and you want to grow — with as few issues and as much profit as possible. Putting out fires and overcoming hurdles have been in your job description for as long ...

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5 reasons your startups need coupons to grow and expand 5 REASONS YOUR STARTUPS NEED COUPONS TO GROW AND EXPAND

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Sep 19, 2019

The internet seems to be flooded with coupon codes these days. Whether it’s those giant pop-ups promising US$15 off on Memorial Day or promotional emails offering special birthday discounts– coupons are hard to escape.Hell! It’s hard to watch a YouTube video nowadays without being ...

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THE SWEET HIVE🐝 Who Are They And Why I Support Them! | DFW Small business THE SWEET HIVE🐝 WHO ARE THEY AND WHY I SUPPORT THEM! | DFW SMALL BUSINESS

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Sep 18, 2019

This video is about an amazing company in Dallas called The Sweet Hive! Make sure to give them a follow on their social media platforms❣️

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6 Small Businesses that can Benefit from Mobile Apps 6 SMALL BUSINESSES THAT CAN BENEFIT FROM MOBILE APPS

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Sep 18, 2019

We live in a mobile world. The average smart phone users spends nearly five hours every day on their devices and 92% of this time is spent interacting with apps. Whether it’s sharing information on social media or buying tickets for a concert, more activities are occurring through apps than ev...

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Small Business BC Awards 2019 - Nominate Today SMALL BUSINESS BC AWARDS 2019 - NOMINATE TODAY

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Sep 18, 2019

The Small Business BC Awards are the largest small business awards in British Columbia. They exist to recognize the contributions and achievements of BC small business owners.

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SAP S/4HANA 1809 Product Launch Video with Bert Schulze SAP S/4HANA 1809 PRODUCT LAUNCH VIDEO WITH BERT SCHULZE

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Sep 18, 2019

Bert Schulze, VP SAP S/4HANA Product Management & Co-Innovation, SAP SE, introduces SAP S/4HANA 1809. In his video, he explains how intelligence is achieved in the latest release, which tools can be used, and the benefits users can take advantage of when using SAP S/4HANA 1809.

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SAP Festival 2019: Innovation Talk by Tom Raftery - People, Planet and Profits SAP FESTIVAL 2019: INNOVATION TALK BY TOM RAFTERY - PEOPLE, PLANET AND PROFITS

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Sep 18, 2019

Few people have the ability to connect technology, business and people with as much insight and relevance as SAP evangelist Tom Raftery. During his Innovation Talk at the SAP Festival in Brussels, Tom highlighted the impact of new technologies on our personal lives and how enterprises need to be tru...

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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Jobs ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE FUTURE OF JOBS

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Sep 18, 2019

My role here at SAP is IoT Evangelist. It’s my job to go around and speak about how the Internet of Things is changing the way we live, work, and run our businesses. IoT Evangelist is a job title that didn’t exist 5 or 10 years ago – mainly because the Internet of Things wasn&rsquo...

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Seven reasons why the Internal Combustion Engine is a dead man walking SEVEN REASONS WHY THE INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE IS A DEAD MAN WALKING

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Sep 18, 2019

The age of the Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) is over. Electric cars are the future. The transition has just begun, but the move from ICE vehicles to Electric will happen sooner and more quickly than most people suspect. What are the factors that lead me to say this with such confidence? However, ...

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Best B2B Lead Nurturing Examples BEST B2B LEAD NURTURING EXAMPLES

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Sep 17, 2019

Any way you slice it, nurtures are a demand generation staple but are not often seen or shared. It's no wonder marketers say their nurtures aren't performing. Searching for examples of B2B lead nurturing programs is a frustrating and fruitless experience. So we did the heavy lifting for you ...

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Different Marketing Strategies for a Small Business DIFFERENT MARKETING STRATEGIES FOR A SMALL BUSINESS

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Sep 17, 2019

A strategy is everything in a business.Different marketing strategies for a small business need to be learned, applied and implemented in order to keep your business thriving, handle competition and reach success.Huge businesses often discuss and improve on their marketing strategy on a regular basi...

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5 Common Social Media Mistakes Small Business Owners Must Avoid 5 COMMON SOCIAL MEDIA MISTAKES SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS MUST AVOID

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Sep 17, 2019

Are you struggling to achieve marketing success on social media? Are you looking for areas in which you can improve your social media marketing strategy?RevampCRM share their mistakes to avoid in this infographic.

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Should You Get Car Insurance for Your Small Business? SHOULD YOU GET CAR INSURANCE FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS?

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Sep 17, 2019

Does your personal auto insurance cover work-related driving? Small business car insurance may not be top of mind, until you or an employee hit a patch of ice and crunch. Depending on your policy, you may need extra protection to cover such mishaps. Here’s how you can tell whether you need com...

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How to Prepare Your Small Business for the Holiday Rush HOW TO PREPARE YOUR SMALL BUSINESS FOR THE HOLIDAY RUSH

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Sep 17, 2019

Holiday sales are expected to grow, so be prepared.If you’re planning to take a vacation or travel to see family at holiday time, it’s a good idea to book now. But even more important, if the holiday season is an important sales period for your business, now is the time to get started. I...

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How SMBs Can Grow Effectively With Acumatica Cloud ERP HOW SMBS CAN GROW EFFECTIVELY WITH ACUMATICA CLOUD ERP

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Sep 17, 2019

How can SMBs like you compete with larger companies and grow effectively? A new Acumatica cloud ERP Infographic provides the answer.  Often, small to mid-size businesses (SMBs) rely on multiple systems and software applications to manage their accounting, sales, customer, employee, manufacturin...

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Tips for small businesses looking to advertise on Facebook TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES LOOKING TO ADVERTISE ON FACEBOOK

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Sep 17, 2019

According to a recent report from the Pew Research Center, more than two-thirds (69 percent) of U.S. adults are active Facebook users. That’s a lot of potential customers, and the number hasn’t gone unnoticed by businesses both big and small.That’s probably why, according to the co...

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How to Develop a Small Business Continuity Plan HOW TO DEVELOP A SMALL BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN

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Sep 16, 2019

What would happen if a disaster struck your business tomorrow? Would you know what to do? A Small Business Continuity Plan is a valuable reference document for the business owner(s) and their team to answer questions and provide information to aid in the business’s recovery.Did you know- that ...

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QuickBridge Releases White Paper on Millennial Cash Flow Challenges QUICKBRIDGE RELEASES WHITE PAPER ON MILLENNIAL CASH FLOW CHALLENGES

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Sep 16, 2019

Alternative lender QuickBridge released a white paper and companion infographic that provide millennial business owners with a helpful resource. QuickBridge’s “How to Solve Cash Flow Problems for Your Millennial-Owned Business” details the hurdles facing millennial entrepreneurs se...

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#SmallBizCX19 Promo Video #SMALLBIZCX19 PROMO VIDEO

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Sep 16, 2019

We at LiveHelpNow are excited to announce that we will be hosting our first-ever online small business customer experience conference on September 26th, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m EST. We hope you will join us for #SmallBixCX2019 to learn how your business can create a remarkable customer expe...

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20 Small Ways You Can Save Money 20 SMALL WAYS YOU CAN SAVE MONEY

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Sep 16, 2019

Everyone would love to have a little extra money saved over at the end of the month. Sometimes our poor choices and decisions can keep us from where we want to be.Saying “no” to bad spending habits and costly subscriptions in our lives is a great way to start. Here are 20 small ways you ...

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Boost Your Engagement With Email Marketing Benchmarks BOOST YOUR ENGAGEMENT WITH EMAIL MARKETING BENCHMARKS

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Sep 15, 2019

When it comes to boosting email engagement, the majority of B2B marketers will likely analyze their email metrics to see where they can improve. Analytics is a cornerstone of B2B email marketing and a factor that cannot be replaced or ignored. However, did you know that you can leverage a different ...

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Focal Points to Success: Vision, Mission and Marketing FOCAL POINTS TO SUCCESS: VISION, MISSION AND MARKETING

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Sep 14, 2019

In a continuing series of marketing communications insight for small business, Leisa Chester Weir explains why it’s necessary for every organization to create a vision and mission statement, including a marketing action item.

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Digital Narrative Small Business Marketing DIGITAL NARRATIVE SMALL BUSINESS MARKETING

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Sep 13, 2019

Our goal is to help you to grow your small business with intelligent, insightful digital marketing. We know how to operate on budgets of any size to deliver digital marketing strategies and implementation which will dramatically increase your visibility. Action, empowerment and imagination are what ...

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Reasons Why Your Small Business Absolutely Needs SEO REASONS WHY YOUR SMALL BUSINESS ABSOLUTELY NEEDS SEO

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Sep 13, 2019

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) has become a popular tool for the success of businesses today. If your business is small, you may think that SEO is not your thing and it’s only meant for large scale enterprises as they have more products to offer and they can afford its cost. But the fact is,...

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10 Best Reasons Why your Small Business Needs a Podcast 10 BEST REASONS WHY YOUR SMALL BUSINESS NEEDS A PODCAST

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Sep 13, 2019

No matter what business you’re in, competition is always there. May be your products or services are superior and cost-effective to other options available on the market, but people will not buy from you until they recognize you. It means having the best offer will not help you increase your b...

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The Entrepreneur’s Journey THE ENTREPRENEUR’S JOURNEY

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Sep 12, 2019

There are a lot of myths and hype out there as to what entrepreneur deal with and experience on their way to success. In this infographic from AlejandroCremades.com, learn what the entrepreneur’s journey to success really looks like.

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New Research: Digital Tools Help Small Businesses Compete NEW RESEARCH: DIGITAL TOOLS HELP SMALL BUSINESSES COMPETE

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Sep 12, 2019

Amid growing questions on the effect large technology companies are having on America's small businesses, a Deloitte study has found that 85 percent of U.S. small businesses report that digital tools are critical to their success. The study, commissioned by the Connected Commerce Council (3C), a...

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What Does AI in Human Resources Mean for the Small Business? WHAT DOES AI IN HUMAN RESOURCES MEAN FOR THE SMALL BUSINESS?

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Sep 12, 2019

AI driven HR management will look different in small businesses than in large companies and multinationals. There are different barriers that will have to be navigated, but also different priorities and opportunities that small businesses will have with AI.Smaller budgets create price barriers to im...

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Good Jobs, Good Business Gives Small Business Owners New Tools and Advice GOOD JOBS, GOOD BUSINESS GIVES SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS NEW TOOLS AND ADVICE

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Sep 12, 2019

Good Jobs, Good Business is a free digital toolkit created to provide small businesses owners with tools, resources, and advice. The goal of the toolkit is for owners to be able to create jobs which improve retention, employee performance and productivity. At the same time owners can also achieve re...

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4 Ways Small Businesses Can Increase Brand Awareness 4 WAYS SMALL BUSINESSES CAN INCREASE BRAND AWARENESS

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Sep 12, 2019

Ryan Cody, DirectLync’s Director of Sales, breaks down how small businesses can increase brand awareness. First, start by aligning your digital marketing channels with your brand goals. Your audience will trust you when you provide them with educational, valuable, and authentic content. The to...

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Self Lender Review: Can it Help Your Small Business? SELF LENDER REVIEW: CAN IT HELP YOUR SMALL BUSINESS?

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Sep 12, 2019

Self Lender, recently rebranded as Self, helps consumers and business owners alike to start building their personal credit from scratch or work on rebuilding their credit after some missteps.A survey by Nav found almost 40% of its small business customer base were considered “credit ghosts,&rd...

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Bigtincan Hub Overview BIGTINCAN HUB OVERVIEW

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Sep 12, 2019

Bigtincan is the industry's leading Sales Enablement Automation platform, empowering Sales teams to win more and be more productive every day, while providing Marketing the ability to establish ROI on content creation efforts.

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10 Website Every Young Entrepreneur Should Bookmark 10 WEBSITE EVERY YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR SHOULD BOOKMARK

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Sep 11, 2019

If you are a startup, you probably are overwhelmed with work and information. Don’t worry. You aren’t alone. Every startup faces this issue at some point. Innovation has made life easier for so many startups by increasing the flow of information and accessibility. But at the same time, i...

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What is the BEST Website Builder For YOUR Small Business In 2019? WHAT IS THE BEST WEBSITE BUILDER FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS IN 2019?

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Sep 11, 2019

In this video you're going to learn what is the absolute BEST website builder for your small business's website in 2019. There are many options out there as far as website builders (also known as website platforms),

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10 Ways Your Small Business Can Use 90s Nostalgia Marketing 10 WAYS YOUR SMALL BUSINESS CAN USE 90S NOSTALGIA MARKETING

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Sep 11, 2019

“Tapping into a consumers’ memories is one of the most effective ways to connect on an emotional level,” she writes. “But, it’s not just about the “feel-good” factor. Research shows consumers are actually willing to spend more when thinking about the past.&r...

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7 Game-Changing Marketing Automation Workflows for Lead Nurturing 7 GAME-CHANGING MARKETING AUTOMATION WORKFLOWS FOR LEAD NURTURING

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Sep 10, 2019

Let’s face it. You have thousands of contacts sitting in your database, some of whom are collecting dust. Why? Because without a plan to convert them into customers, they’re no more useful than a desk paperweight. So how do you begin to nurture them through the funnel? Workflows, of cour...

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Learn YouTube Marketing for Your Small Business (Infographic) LEARN YOUTUBE MARKETING FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS (INFOGRAPHIC)

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Sep 10, 2019

Canadians of all ages are noted for their enthusiastic consumption of online videos. Our Social Media Use in Canada report reveals that 72 percent of Millennials, 67 percent of GenX and 50 percent of Baby Boomers on YouTube. Sixteen percent of Canadians follow businesses on YouTube, with many more f...

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5 Top Leadership Tips for Small Businesses 5 TOP LEADERSHIP TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Sep 10, 2019

Every business faces a set of challenges, and small businesses are no exception. In fact, the challenges are greater when you’re running a small company, and the most common and concerning problem can sometimes be the lack of leadership skills. Not having multiple hierarchy levels can work aga...

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How a small business should respond to a hack HOW A SMALL BUSINESS SHOULD RESPOND TO A HACK

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Sep 10, 2019

Hacks and data breaches are, unfortunately, part of doing business today. Ten years ago, it was the largest corporations that were most targeted by hackers, but that has changed. As large organizations have improved their cybersecurity, and more and more small businesses go online, hackers have shif...

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Implementing Buyer Enablement in Your Sales Enablement Strategy (2019) IMPLEMENTING BUYER ENABLEMENT IN YOUR SALES ENABLEMENT STRATEGY (2019)

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Sep 10, 2019

The majority of the time I only had access to two TV channels, three on a good weather day, and I vividly remember when I first saw a color television. At this time, products and services were limited, and buyer choices were almost non-existent. Fast-forward to 2019. Not only do I have access to hun...

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The Role of Sales in Sales Enablement THE ROLE OF SALES IN SALES ENABLEMENT

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Sep 10, 2019

However, with a regular commute time that consumes a couple of hours each day, I have shifted my focus to podcasts and audiobooks. One of my favorite podcasts is the Inside Sales Enablement series by Scott Santucci and Brian Lambert. In their last episode, they spent time reviewing their thoughts an...

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Corda Developer Documentation CORDA DEVELOPER DOCUMENTATION

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Sep 09, 2019

Freelanex is a decentralized platform which provides an environmental system on Blockchain. It represents a unique opportunity for approaching bargains by using a decentralized System with smart contracts, through an interface user friendly. Everything will be managed thanks to a transparent and dec...

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Senator Rubio names Rethreaded of Jacksonville, Florida as Senate Small Business of the Week SENATOR RUBIO NAMES RETHREADED OF JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA AS SENATE SMALL BUSINESS OF THE WEEK

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Sep 09, 2019

This week, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, named Rethreaded of Jacksonville, Florida as the U.S. Senate Small Business of the Week. Rubio released the following video message to congratulate Rethreaded as the Senate Small Busi...

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Small Business Marketing Tip #2: ROI on SEO SMALL BUSINESS MARKETING TIP #2: ROI ON SEO

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Sep 09, 2019

Are you getting your return on investment with SEO? That should be one of your top priorities when investing in SEO. No matter what type of business you own there are ways to measure your success online. Visit us at https://seolocale.com for more information on how to get your ROI on SEO.

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How to Use LinkedIn for Small Business HOW TO USE LINKEDIN FOR SMALL BUSINESS

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Sep 09, 2019

LinkedIn is a resourceful platform for professional and business networking and for building relationships with prospective customers, existing clientele, or any other stakeholders. The platform is particularly useful for small business owners, freelancers, home-business owners, and telecommuters by...

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How to feed the funding life-cycle of a small business HOW TO FEED THE FUNDING LIFE-CYCLE OF A SMALL BUSINESS

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Sep 09, 2019

For most South African small businesses, the difference between shooting the lights out and failing dismally lies in access to the right funding at the right time.We all know about the SME sector’s potential to reduce unemployment, raise South Africa’s GDP, and basically save the economy...

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HR Rescue: The Importance of Having an Experienced Small Business Accountant HR RESCUE: THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING AN EXPERIENCED SMALL BUSINESS ACCOUNTANT

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Sep 09, 2019

As a business owner, you need to invest every ounce of physical, mental and emotional energy you have into staying ahead of the competition and growing your bottom line. A good accountant will help you maintain compliance and avoid costly fines – with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Busine...

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Small Businesses That Spend More On Technology Grow Faster: Xero Data SMALL BUSINESSES THAT SPEND MORE ON TECHNOLOGY GROW FASTER: XERO DATA

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Sep 09, 2019

Australian small businesses that increase their investment in technology grow their revenue and create jobs faster than other businesses, according to data from Xero Small Business Insights.The new research shows technology investment is directly associated with business growth. However, according t...

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The Best Banks for Small Business Loans THE BEST BANKS FOR SMALL BUSINESS LOANS

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Sep 06, 2019

Getting funding for your small business isn’t a matter of “if”; it’s usually a matter of “when.” That’s why, even if you’re not looking to take out a loan now, it’s smart to look ahead to what’s available. Do you know the differences betwee...

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How to Protect Your Small Business from Cyber Attacks HOW TO PROTECT YOUR SMALL BUSINESS FROM CYBER ATTACKS

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Sep 06, 2019

When asked whether SME businesses need to protect themselves from cyber attacks, the response is easy: 43% of cyber attacks are aimed at small businesses.If you are a small business and aren’t protecting yourself, you need to review this and put suitable protection in place. Mike Ianiri, Redsq...

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VOICE OF SMALL BUSINESS IN AMERICA: 2019 INSIGHTS REPORT VOICE OF SMALL BUSINESS IN AMERICA: 2019 INSIGHTS REPORT

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Sep 05, 2019

In partnership with Babson College, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses surveyed 2,285 growth-oriented small businesses to understand their perspectives on the current economy and how today’s workforce, regulatory and capital environment impacts their growth.

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Options for Funding Your Business! OPTIONS FOR FUNDING YOUR BUSINESS!

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Sep 05, 2019

Options for Funding Your Business - this class was on fire! Sharing some quick tips I learned! Check your local community for a Community Business Partnership, National Women's Business Center and/or S.C.O.R.E. These are amazing resources for small business counseling, equipping and networking.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Google My Business: Set Up and Optimize Your Profile [Infographic] A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO GOOGLE MY BUSINESS: SET UP AND OPTIMIZE YOUR PROFILE [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Sep 05, 2019

A well-optimized Google My Business profile online—a free tool offered by Google—has quickly become a deciding factor of a small business's success in its local community.Why? Because 4 out of 5 customers use search engines for local business information, and 70% of customers visit a...

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7 Secrets To Finding Influencers For Your Small Business 7 SECRETS TO FINDING INFLUENCERS FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Sep 04, 2019

Small businesses often need to widen their reach on social media. They often get overlooked because ome bigger brands have better social media strategies. However, you can overcome this by using influencer marketing.Influencer marketing is a powerful tool that can be in your hands if you find the ri...

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How SMBs can diminish the risk of a data breach HOW SMBS CAN DIMINISH THE RISK OF A DATA BREACH

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Sep 04, 2019

For any economy, SMBs are the backbone. The intent to scale and grow faster generally makes business owners to invest money in areas where returns can be multiplied. Unfortunately, cyber security at the moment is not realized as an important element by SMBs. High cost of investment and the mindset &...

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Why do small businesses need to care about their online presence? WHY DO SMALL BUSINESSES NEED TO CARE ABOUT THEIR ONLINE PRESENCE?

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Sep 04, 2019

Small business owners are responsible for it all, from making the tea to filing tax returns. So it’s understandable if you’ve let your business’s online presence slip – but here’s why it’s worth bumping it up your priority list.These days, almost everyone will che...

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The best cloud storage options to support your small business THE BEST CLOUD STORAGE OPTIONS TO SUPPORT YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Sep 04, 2019

Cloud storage is increasingly popular among both users with limited physical hard drive space, and those who are concerned about keeping their files safely backed up. It’s a trend that’s just as valuable for small business owners as it is for personal use. It’s bad enough losing pe...

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Is FreshBooks the Right Fit For Your Small Business? IS FRESHBOOKS THE RIGHT FIT FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS?

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Sep 04, 2019

FreshBooks, originally created in 2003, is a cloud-based accounting program used by millions of small business owners world wide. Many business owners use FreshBooks accounting software to manage invoicing, recurring billing, accounting, and even payroll. The online service is a solid option if you&...

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Millennial Entrepreneurship and Business Lending MILLENNIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND BUSINESS LENDING

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Sep 03, 2019

he entrepreneurial spirit of millennials continues to make headlines. From young CEOs forging new paths in innovative business sectors, to enterprising 20- and 30-something’s seeking startup capital to fund new ventures, millennial entrepreneurship is alive and well.While the motivation for bu...

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How Downtime & Speed Affects Your Website HOW DOWNTIME & SPEED AFFECTS YOUR WEBSITE

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Sep 03, 2019

It’s no longer a secret that a slower website is detrimental for your website. If your website doesn’t load fast enough, you end up losing customers, and possibly quite a bit of revenue.Downtime easily causes businesses to lose an average of $7,900 for each minute that the website is dow...

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Small Business Ideas at Home - Make Money From Your Couch SMALL BUSINESS IDEAS AT HOME - MAKE MONEY FROM YOUR COUCH

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Sep 03, 2019

Inside this video: Learn what are the best small business ideas from home in 2019, these great ideas can let you eran money working from you house. Especially if you are a mom of if you are looking for a side hustle from home, these 5 ideas can be for you. You don't require investment or capital...

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Trade Show Tips for Small Businesses | Tradeshow-Planning.com Podcast #1 TRADE SHOW TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES | TRADESHOW-PLANNING.COM PODCAST #1

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Sep 03, 2019

In Episode #1 of the Tradeshow-Planning.com Podcast, we'll share some top trade show tips for small businesses. Topics include: * Budget Signage (Setup and Design Ideas) * Driving Traffic to Your Trade Show Booth or Exhibit * Trade Show Staff Training

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Top Small Business Grants for Women and Minorities TOP SMALL BUSINESS GRANTS FOR WOMEN AND MINORITIES

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Sep 03, 2019

Funding a small business can be quite the undertaking, whether you’re starting a new venture for the first time or have decades of experience in your industry.Of course, securing capital is often necessary, but depending on what type of financing you apply to and qualify for, it can also be ex...

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3 Reasons Small Businesses Get Sued 3 REASONS SMALL BUSINESSES GET SUED

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Sep 02, 2019

The potential for litigation is just a fact of operating an enterprise these days. Small business owners can find themselves facing lawsuits from customers, competitors, and even employees. In fact, a study released by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform found that 43 per...

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Linux vs. Windows For Small Business Productivity LINUX VS. WINDOWS FOR SMALL BUSINESS PRODUCTIVITY

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Aug 30, 2019

Is Linux better than Windows? For many people, Windows OS seems like a better and way easier choice. If you’re not a power user, it’s likely you feel Linux is overcomplicated and more trouble than it is worth. But is that all there is to it?Amongst its users, Linux has proved its effecti...

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Supporting small to medium sized businesses SUPPORTING SMALL TO MEDIUM SIZED BUSINESSES

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Aug 30, 2019

We recently caught up with one of our clients HIT Ltd to discuss how SmartPA has transformed their business practices. It's been a pleasure to provide call handling and admin support to HIT over the past year - here's their founder Euan Bowen to tell us about their experience.

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5 pro tips to boost your small business through social media 5 PRO TIPS TO BOOST YOUR SMALL BUSINESS THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA

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Aug 30, 2019

Social media is our go-to space for recommendations, be it where to eat, how to dress, what to do, or which movie to watch next. In this digital era, it is critical for a customer-facing business to get its social media strategy in place to take on competition and make an indelible impression, keepi...

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Small business loans Funding your Food business How to get started SMALL BUSINESS LOANS FUNDING YOUR FOOD BUSINESS HOW TO GET STARTED

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Aug 29, 2019

Small business loans Funding your Food business How to get started. Having started my companies funding myself I would have probably looked in another direction, but like with all decision you learn from it and move on! So here is some advice from my experience. Want over 400 videos and see new dail...

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12 Direct Mailing Services for Your Small Business 12 DIRECT MAILING SERVICES FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Aug 29, 2019

Think direct mail as a form of business marketing and communication is dead and buried? Well, think again.Research shows direct mail campaigns generate five times more purchases than email campaigns.As a result, small businesses, sending direct mail to customers and prospects get results. For exampl...

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Why the New Madison Logic Oracle Eloqua Integration is so Exciting for Marketers WHY THE NEW MADISON LOGIC ORACLE ELOQUA INTEGRATION IS SO EXCITING FOR MARKETERS

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Aug 29, 2019

Madison Logic is excited to announce a bi-directional integration with Oracle Eloqua, combining best-in-class lead and campaign management skills with Madison Logic’s global reach and advanced targeting. Now Oracle Marketing Automation users are able to align their messaging and targeting thro...

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Social Media Marketing Tips And Tricks For Small Business Marketing SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING TIPS AND TRICKS FOR SMALL BUSINESS MARKETING

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Aug 29, 2019

Social Media Marketing Tips And Tricks For Small Business Marketing // Interested in doing social media marketing for a small business in 2019? This video dives into the best social media marketing tips for small businesses.

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Ebay calls for SMEs to have a bigger voice on trade negotiations EBAY CALLS FOR SMES TO HAVE A BIGGER VOICE ON TRADE NEGOTIATIONS

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Aug 29, 2019

Ebay has called for the UK’s small and medium-sized businesses to have a bigger voice when it comes to future trade negotiations.The online marketplace revealed the initiative two months ahead of the UK’s exit from the EU, while also highlighting the contribution that SMEs have on UK exp...

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Blog posts tagged with "Small Business Tips" BLOG POSTS TAGGED WITH "SMALL BUSINESS TIPS"

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Aug 28, 2019

When running a small business, one of the most important aspects is marketing. It’s crucial that you’re able to successfully promote your company’s products or services, which is why you should research the latest marketing trends for small business owners.

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Top 3 security concerns of mobile payments for SMBs TOP 3 SECURITY CONCERNS OF MOBILE PAYMENTS FOR SMBS

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Aug 28, 2019

Consumers and small business owners have similar concerns with the security of mobile banking. The difference, however, is that a business’ bank data relies more on security because of their delicate connections and reputations to uphold.It’s no secret that small businesses are common ta...

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Best Event Management Software and Apps for Small Businesses BEST EVENT MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE AND APPS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Aug 27, 2019

You function as the event planner for your business. As a result, you probably know about all the event management software out there. And you know it can make your job much easier. But which software should you invest in? That turns out to be tricky at first. And the question gets harder to answer ...

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How to Find an Investor for Your Small Business HOW TO FIND AN INVESTOR FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Aug 27, 2019

Whether you’re in the very beginnings of your launch phase, or you’re an established small business that needs a little push to get to the next stage of growth, finding a trustworthy investor can be key to realizing your goals. There’s so much conflicting information out there, how...

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How Small Businesses Should Address Privacy Regulations HOW SMALL BUSINESSES SHOULD ADDRESS PRIVACY REGULATIONS

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Aug 26, 2019

In this article, attorney and Rocket Lawyer UK head of legal, Adam Ford, will take a deeper dive into the challenges facing small businesses in the age of GDPR  including providing access to information and transferring data — and the legal penalties that can result. He will then examine ...

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US economy is good, but tariffs hurt small business: Roger Williams US ECONOMY IS GOOD, BUT TARIFFS HURT SMALL BUSINESS: ROGER WILLIAMS

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Aug 26, 2019

Texas Congressman Roger Williams discusses President Trump’s trade discussions with Chinese President Xi and the Japanese trade agreement. FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. ...

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Why your small business needs content syndication? WHY YOUR SMALL BUSINESS NEEDS CONTENT SYNDICATION?

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Aug 26, 2019

Content Syndication – Fortune 500 companies have been using this lesser known marketing / SEO tactic while small business owners like you struggle to get started. If you know the right strategy on how to increase the amount of traffic to your site – this strategy that the large corporati...

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Small Business Invoicing Software Market, Share, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies & Forecast up to 2024 SMALL BUSINESS INVOICING SOFTWARE MARKET, SHARE, APPLICATION ANALYSIS, REGIONAL OUTLOOK, COMPETITIVE STRATEGIES & FORECAST UP TO 2024

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Aug 26, 2019

Market Study Report, LLC, has added a detailed study on the Small Business Invoicing Software market which provides a brief summary of the growth trends influencing the market. The report also includes significant insights pertaining to the profitability graph, market share, regional proliferation a...

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How To Increase Sales In A Small Business HOW TO INCREASE SALES IN A SMALL BUSINESS

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Aug 25, 2019

Small business sales growth is not a mystery. With a focused process you can increase your small business sales quickly. If you searched for "How to Grow your smallbusiness" This video is ideal for you. I use this episode of The Dave Lorenzo daily to answer a viewer's question about gr...

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20 Small Business Ideas For 2019 – [Infographic] 20 SMALL BUSINESS IDEAS FOR 2019 – [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Aug 25, 2019

As we move towards the gig economy, small businesses are becoming highly profitable as customers look towards a diverse range of providers selling good and services at highly competitive prices. Are you looking to become an entrepreneur? Before taking the plunge it’s important to examine curre...

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Developing organic digital marketing processes in SMEs DEVELOPING ORGANIC DIGITAL MARKETING PROCESSES IN SMES

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Aug 24, 2019

The fact that e-commerce is on the rise is beyond dispute. The number of people worldwide who bought something online totalled 1.32 billion in 2014 and is forecasted to rise to 2.14 billion in 2021 (eMarketer 2017). Similarly, e-commerce sales worldwide are projected to jump from 2.304 billion U.S. ...

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3 Reasons Small Businesses Get Sued 3 REASONS SMALL BUSINESSES GET SUED

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Aug 24, 2019

What are the Top 10 IT Priorities, Business Issues and IT Challenges of small businesses in 2019? Data in infographics is based on Techaisle’s global small business research. In its detailed SMB survey Techaisle investigated 21 different technology areas and several sub-categories, 23 differen...

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32 Feasibile Small Business Ideas for Women in 2019 m2ts 32 FEASIBILE SMALL BUSINESS IDEAS FOR WOMEN IN 2019 M2TS

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Aug 23, 2019

Short summary: 1. Consultancy Services 2. SEO Consulting 3. Social Media Consulting 4. Internet Research Business 5. Virtual assistant 6. Start a Business Coaching Service 7. Online Health Food and Vitamin Store 8. Online Cosmetics Store 9. Online Clothing Store 10. Affiliate Marketing 11. Business ...

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Latest Innovative Report on Small Business Insurance Market Research Report LATEST INNOVATIVE REPORT ON SMALL BUSINESS INSURANCE MARKET RESEARCH REPORT

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Aug 23, 2019

Small Business Insurance market report presents a comprehensive overview of the market, product size, market size, shares and growth opportunities by product type, applications, major manufacturers and key regions. Key drivers, barriers, inadequacies, prominent trends, forecasts and future projectio...

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Small Business Owners on THE ROI of Trainual (Taking Gary Vee SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS ON THE ROI OF TRAINUAL (TAKING GARY VEE'S ADVICE!)

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Aug 22, 2019

When Chris Ronzio attended Gary Vaynerchuk's 4Ds workshop in NYC he asked for some advice on marketing Trainual to more SMBs. This is us executing on that advice and asking a few of our customers to verbalize the ROI and impact Trainual has had on their business! The question is, can you afford ...

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Do Google Ads Work | Will Google Ads Work for Small Business DO GOOGLE ADS WORK | WILL GOOGLE ADS WORK FOR SMALL BUSINESS

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Aug 22, 2019

INTERESTED IN.... COACHING - Want to nail it with your Google Ads campaigns? Mike is accepting applications to work with him on a one-on-one basis. Everything from setup, to implementation, to optimization. SETUP - Interested in speaking with Mike about setting up a campaign for your business? He an...

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12 Small Business Podcasts That Will Help You Sell More 12 SMALL BUSINESS PODCASTS THAT WILL HELP YOU SELL MORE

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Aug 22, 2019

Running a business is often about setting goals and putting in the long hours and hard work to achieve them. Regardless of what type of business you run, it’s likely that “selling more” has a frequent, if not long-term, place on your to-do list. It’s a goal that requires stay...

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Does Your Small Business Need a Time Lock Safe? DOES YOUR SMALL BUSINESS NEED A TIME LOCK SAFE?

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Aug 22, 2019

Nearly 9 percent of small businesses experience robberies each year. This leads to loss of money or valuable products and can also create trauma or other serious issues for the employees involved. But there are ways for small businesses to avoid some of these incidents before they begin.Physical sec...

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Anatomy of Today’s Global Traveler ANATOMY OF TODAY’S GLOBAL TRAVELER

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Aug 22, 2019

Where does the modern traveler come from? Where is s/he going? How does s/he get there? As the world grows ever-smaller, more and more people are traveling to a growing number of places each year. Increasingly, they’re getting there by leveraging digital tools. Savvy travel and hospitality bra...

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Small Business Size Standards SMALL BUSINESS SIZE STANDARDS

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Aug 21, 2019

Small business size standards are of congressional interest because they have a pivotal role in determining eligibility for Small Business Administration (SBA) assistance as well as federal contracting and, in some instances, tax preferences. Although there is bipartisan agreement that the nation&rs...

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Trends in Small Business Retirement and Healthcare Benefits TRENDS IN SMALL BUSINESS RETIREMENT AND HEALTHCARE BENEFITS

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Aug 21, 2019

Two of the most attractive small business benefits that help recruit and retain top talent in a tight labor market are health insurance and retirement plans. There are more plan options than ever available to small businesses, and employers nationwide are seeing a rise in enrollment in these two ben...

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Why the Internet of Things and Cyber Security Should Concern Small Business Owners WHY THE INTERNET OF THINGS AND CYBER SECURITY SHOULD CONCERN SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

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Aug 21, 2019

The internet of things is allowing businesses of every size to automate certain processes and introduce new levels of streamlined productivity. For instance, any device can be equipped with sensors to measure and monitor things like a patient’s blood pressure or the level of inventory on a bul...

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Creating Content That Improves CX: A Q&A with Lionbridge & Aprimo CREATING CONTENT THAT IMPROVES CX: A Q&A WITH LIONBRIDGE & APRIMO

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Aug 21, 2019

Today’s brands face numerous challenges. They need to create a customized, excellent experience for each and every customer worldwide. To do that, they need to create high-quality, on-target content. They need to create that content quickly, effectively, and for audiences who speak multiple la...

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Lionbridge Brand Video LIONBRIDGE BRAND VIDEO

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Aug 21, 2019

Our roots began in translation but what we do today goes well beyond – from content creation to linguistics, to artificial intelligence (AI). We create global relevance, driven by humanity and amplified by technology. Connecting our customers with their communities and driving brand awareness....

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HALL: Don’t Turn Your Back on Small Business,Governor HALL: DON’T TURN YOUR BACK ON SMALL BUSINESS,GOVERNOR

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Aug 21, 2019

Small businesses are the engine of North Carolina’s economy, yet they all suffer from one problem: access to affordable health insurance. This message doesn’t change whether you’re in King or Charlotte. This message doesn’t change whether you’re in a coffee shop or a ba...

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How to market your small company on TikTok HOW TO MARKET YOUR SMALL COMPANY ON TIKTOK

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Aug 21, 2019

It's tempting to think that, if you want people to know about your small business, you shouldn't be looking past the mainstream likes of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for your social media marketing. However, sometimes, making a marketing breakthrough calls for a quirkier approach.This is ...

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Unprepared Small Businesses Still Suffering Cybercrime UNPREPARED SMALL BUSINESSES STILL SUFFERING CYBERCRIME

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Aug 21, 2019

Cybercrime costs the small business community billions of pounds a year. Yet despite that alarming statistic, many still seem unaware of the risks, and are failing to take even basic precautions.10,000 cyber-attacks a day The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) published research which revealed the...

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A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES: A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES:

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Aug 21, 2019

Your localization partner is going to do a deep-dive into your business—so start by diving deep into theirs. Are they an industry-leader with 20 years of experience or a relative newcomer? Will they speak Samoan, Uzbek, or Swahili (and all your customers’ languages)? Can they deliver on-...

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WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND

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Aug 21, 2019

In practice, of course, things are more complicated. Effective translation necessitates a nuanced understanding of (at least) two languages and cultures, both source and target. It requires an understanding of the original content’s goals. It mandates a fluency in tone and subtext as well as v...

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Going Global 101: How Your Competition Can Be Your Best Resource GOING GLOBAL 101: HOW YOUR COMPETITION CAN BE YOUR BEST RESOURCE

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Aug 20, 2019

Lace-up your sneakers and step up to the starting line: you’re ready to reach countless customers in new markets.  You’ve secured your spot in the Global Marketplace (whether by default or design).  But before you sprint away, take a good look around you. You are not alone in t...

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The ADS Agency is featured on Atlanta Small Business Network (ASBN) THE ADS AGENCY IS FEATURED ON ATLANTA SMALL BUSINESS NETWORK (ASBN)

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Aug 20, 2019

We were recently interviewed by Jim Fitzpatrick of ASBN (Atlanta Small Business Network) along with Mark Collier of UGA’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

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8 Top Small Business Hiring Tips 8 TOP SMALL BUSINESS HIRING TIPS

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Aug 20, 2019

Based out of San Diego, California, The Business Turnaround Group offers performance-based business consulting to small businesses throughout the United States that are eager to increase profitability and scale.

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PEOPLE MAKE WHEN A FUNDING A BUSINESS WITH ROBS PEOPLE MAKE WHEN A FUNDING A BUSINESS WITH ROBS

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Aug 20, 2019

The usage of Rollovers for Business Start-ups, or ROBS, is growing at a rapid pace, and sadly, many
financial professionals attempting to provide oversight don’t properly understand the ERISA and Internal
Revenue Code guidelines. Working with inexperienced firms comes solely at t...

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Small business tools that save you time and money SMALL BUSINESS TOOLS THAT SAVE YOU TIME AND MONEY

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Aug 20, 2019

Small businesses are often limited by resources and capital. However, just like there are various government and private grants to give a boost to a business, there are many powerful software and online services that can help you save both time and time. To help you get started, the following are 6 ...

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Getting funding for small business owners GETTING FUNDING FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

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Aug 20, 2019

Small businesses contribute majorly to the economy of any nation and the United States of America is not an exception. However, small businesses are often faced with the challenge of accessing finance to fund their business. Thankfully, there are a number of ways of how to get your business funded, ...

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Eco White Paper Blockchain in SMEs Published ECO WHITE PAPER BLOCKCHAIN IN SMES PUBLISHED

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Aug 19, 2019

From the secure exchange of data through to automated transport and delivery chains –blockchain technology offers many solutions and application possibilities which are also interesting for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). With the white paper “Blockchain in SMEs,” eco &n...

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The entrepreneurship premium THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP PREMIUM

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Aug 16, 2019

Recent evidence suggests that entrepreneurship does not pay enough to compensate people for the risk that it entails. It sometimes even shows an entrepreneurship discount. This paper shows that such a discount can arise if entrepreneurial skills and working skills are negatively correlated in the po...

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2020 Content Marketing Spectrum 2020 CONTENT MARKETING SPECTRUM

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Aug 14, 2019

This is a video explainer of the difference between Content Marketing, Branded Content and Native Advertising - with examples to help put it all into context.Accompanying video that tried to separate signal from noise on the different approaches of content in the business.

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CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST? CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST?

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Aug 14, 2019

This is the third in a series of articles on creating, maintaining, and optimizing great customer experiences in the context of mounting concerns about privacy and increasingly strict regulations governing data processing. We address topics such as consent strategies, the role of trust, the elements...

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DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER

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Aug 14, 2019

What character appears in the most films and television programs? Dracula? God? Santa Claus?  All of those make the top ten list, but none is the correct answer. Satan (or The Devil) is a character is more than 840 projects – more than any other character. If you limit the list to mortals...

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The History of Content Marketing THE HISTORY OF CONTENT MARKETING

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Aug 14, 2019

If you want some insights into where the content marketing industry may be headed, it might just help to take a look at where it’s been. As we pointed out when CMI shared its History of Content Marketing infographic in 2012, brands have been telling their stories to audiences for hundreds of y...

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USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES

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Aug 14, 2019

Content—and how brands use it to interact with buyers at all stages of the engagement journey—has fundamentally reshaped every business’ go-to-market strategy. This shift has been particularly challenging for “top-of-the-funnel” demand generation marketers, most of who ...

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Small businesses pay high price for rise in basic wages SMALL BUSINESSES PAY HIGH PRICE FOR RISE IN BASIC WAGES

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Aug 13, 2019

More than four in ten small companies have been forced to raise prices because of higher rates of basic pay, an employers’ group has claimed. The Federation of Small Businesses warned that its members had reported cutting their profits and holding back on investing as they sought to “abs...

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4 ways to protect your small business against late payments 4 WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR SMALL BUSINESS AGAINST LATE PAYMENTS

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Aug 12, 2019

Tim Vine offers four ways to protect your small business against late payments if you are affected by clients not paying on time.Poor payment practices continue to be a widespread issue. In 2018, Dun & Bradstreet found that small businesses were owed an average of £80,141, nearly a quarter...

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What Are the Best Business Loan Terms for Your Small Business? WHAT ARE THE BEST BUSINESS LOAN TERMS FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS?

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Aug 12, 2019

It can be confusing to navigate all the available loan products being offered by banks, lenders, and online financial companies these days. The best way to know which loan is best for your business situation, however, is to know about each of them in advance. From long-term financing to a quick cash...

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18 Tips on Networking To Grow Your Small Business Fast- Explained With Infographics 18 TIPS ON NETWORKING TO GROW YOUR SMALL BUSINESS FAST- EXPLAINED WITH INFOGRAPHICS

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Aug 09, 2019

Running a small business and now looking for easy tips on networking to spread the word about your biz? Hey, you have come to the right place! As a busy entrepreneur, you might not have the time to read a lengthy blog post. That’s why I have taken designed this Infographic which precisely narr...

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TOP 5 ADVANTAGES OF MODERN DATA STORAGE FOR MIDSIZE COMPANIES TOP 5 ADVANTAGES OF MODERN DATA STORAGE FOR MIDSIZE COMPANIES

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Aug 08, 2019

Newer midrange storage designs such as Dell EMC Unity All-Flash and SC Series storage provide small and midsize companies with easy-to-use enterprise-class functionality that’s scalable, agile and affordable. Learn more about the top five capabilities these modern platforms powered by Intel&re...

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The Seven Most Popular Types of Businesses THE SEVEN MOST POPULAR TYPES OF BUSINESSES

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Aug 08, 2019

Looking to start your own business? Congratulations! You're onto something big — entrepreneurs like yourself are fueling the economy. To help you get started, we'll explain the seven most common types of business. If you're starting your own business, you'll want to create a bu...

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Small Business Owner SMALL BUSINESS OWNER'S UNIQUE SECURITY NEEDS

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Aug 08, 2019

Rocky Mountain Rotors Helicopters is a multifaceted helicopter business, and owner Mark Taylor needed a security system that could be customized for his unique needs. He installed  the Ring Alarm and several indoor and outdoor cameras which help him monitor the millions of dollars of aircraft i...

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Could Businesses Charge for Apps? Maybe, Survey Says COULD BUSINESSES CHARGE FOR APPS? MAYBE, SURVEY SAYS

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Aug 08, 2019

Some of the most popular applications are free. Whether it is YouTube, Facebook or Google Maps, this model has made these companies billions of dollars. But a new study from McGuffin asks an interesting question. How much value do consumers assign to these apps, and how much would they be willing to...

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Evaluation of the effects of financial regulatory reforms on small and medium-sized enterprises (SME financing) EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTS OF FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORMS ON SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES (SME FINANCING)

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Aug 07, 2019

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce (“the Chamber”) appreciates the opportunity to provide comment on the Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) evaluation (“the evaluation”) on the effects of the G20 financial regulatory reforms on small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) financing...

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How AIM has helped Marty HOW AIM HAS HELPED MARTY'S SMALL BUSINESS

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Aug 07, 2019

When growing a business, we know every cent matters. AIM takes the guesswork out of paying provisional tax in your business. Find out if AIM is right for you at http://www.ird.govt.nz/AIM

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Small business cuts coming amid NBIB merger SMALL BUSINESS CUTS COMING AMID NBIB MERGER

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Aug 07, 2019

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency is going to be doing significantly less small business contracts after the National Background Investigations Bureau moves from the Office of Personnel Management to DOD. DCSA  formerly the Defense Security Service plans to shrink it's sma...

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The Megaphone of Main Street Small Business Jobs Report, Infographic # 1: Small Businesses and Employment THE MEGAPHONE OF MAIN STREET SMALL BUSINESS JOBS REPORT, INFOGRAPHIC # 1: SMALL BUSINESSES AND EMPLOYMENT

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Aug 06, 2019

Small businesses employ almost half of all workers in the United States and have been responsible for much of the economic recovery (through hiring) since the 2008 recession.SCORE’s latest infographic explores small business hiring challenges.This infographic highlights the findings of part 1 ...

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Virtual Assistants Provide a Competitive Edge VIRTUAL ASSISTANTS PROVIDE A COMPETITIVE EDGE

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Aug 06, 2019

Countless small business owners rely on remote assistants or offsite receptionists to help with critical organizational duties. While some are content to offload simple tasks to self-employed, stay-at-home support people, others demand more comprehensive services.Empowered by extensive training and ...

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How to Startup a Successful Small Business With Zero Money HOW TO STARTUP A SUCCESSFUL SMALL BUSINESS WITH ZERO MONEY

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Aug 06, 2019

How to Startup a Small Business without Money for Success and not Failure.Starting a business without money may seem impossible. However, if you follow these steps, it may lead you to a very successful endeavor.

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Ecommerce Tools for Small Businesses Market Growing at Steady CAGR to 2024 ECOMMERCE TOOLS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES MARKET GROWING AT STEADY CAGR TO 2024

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Aug 06, 2019

The ' Ecommerce Tools for Small Businesses market' study Added by Market Study Report, LLC, provides an in-depth analysis pertaining to potential drivers fueling this industry. The study also encompasses valuable insights about profitability prospects, market size, growth dynamics, and reven...

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technology visionaries_sbn_2 TECHNOLOGY VISIONARIES_SBN_2

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Aug 05, 2019

Effective technology is essential for a small business looking to increase the productivity of their people and the business. Introducing technology such as a computer networks can help them to stay competitive by increasing productivity and by reducing hardware costs. Even simple networks make shar...

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39 Entrepreneur Statistics You Need to Know in 2019 39 ENTREPRENEUR STATISTICS YOU NEED TO KNOW IN 2019

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Aug 05, 2019

Small businesses and ambitious enterprises are at the heart of every industry. Not only do they immensely contribute to the overall revenue of a country, but they also have a beneficial effect on the workers themselves. Employees who decide to make the switch and become independent employers feel mo...

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10 books about startups and entrepreneurship to read this summer holiday 10 BOOKS ABOUT STARTUPS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP TO READ THIS SUMMER HOLIDAY

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Aug 05, 2019

We hope you’re enjoying a much needed summer break, to reduce the psychological toll the startup grind can bring in to your life. While you’re relaxing, which is a vital part of the creative process, you might also want to get some reading in to help you reflect, spark some ideas, and re...

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roll over-for-business-startups ROLL OVER-FOR-BUSINESS-STARTUPS

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Aug 04, 2019

Guidant Financial is a leader in small business financing, offering both alternative and traditional financing methods. Get pre-approved now and one of our small business experts will contact you for a free, no-obligation financial consultation.

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Star Business Centre launches summer promotion for start-ups and small businesses STAR BUSINESS CENTRE LAUNCHES SUMMER PROMOTION FOR START-UPS AND SMALL BUSINESSES

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Aug 04, 2019

Star Business Centre, which operates three business centers in Dubai, has launched a summer promotion for start-ups and small businesses, including Serviced Office for Dh9,999, Smart Office for Dh14,999 and Dedicated Office for Dh19,999 per annum that includes rent of office space, utility, telecom ...

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CRM for your Small business? It CRM FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS? IT'S FOR YOU, AND IT'S AFFORDABLE.

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Aug 03, 2019

Are you running a successful SMB (small to medium sized business)? If you are, the need for Customer Relationship Management CRM software is likely becoming a need of yours. Are you looking to update your current system because it isn't meeting the needs of your organization? One of the biggest ...

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Print Personalized Labels in Retail Stores Primera Color Label Printers PRINT PERSONALIZED LABELS IN RETAIL STORES PRIMERA COLOR LABEL PRINTERS

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Aug 02, 2019

Print personalized labels in your retail store with Primera Color Label Printers. In this video, Primera's LX500 Color Label Printer was used to print custom labels in-store personalized with customer's first names. We work with the world's largest brands providing custom labeling in-sto...

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Stingray Business VoxPop Licensed Background Music STINGRAY BUSINESS VOXPOP LICENSED BACKGROUND MUSIC

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Aug 01, 2019

Did you know that a license is required to play background music in small businesses? A Leger study on Background Music in Canadian Small Businesses commissioned by Stingray sheds light on Canadian small business owners’ lack of awareness of the legal framework governing the use of music in pu...

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How small businesses can utilize social media marketing HOW SMALL BUSINESSES CAN UTILIZE SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING

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Aug 01, 2019

Small businesses have enough on their plate two-thirds of small businesses fail within their first ten years of existence when starting their operations. With everything that needs to be done to ensure a solid business plan, who has time to execute a seemingly trivial social media strategy? However,...

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How small business owners can capitalise on their success HOW SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS CAN CAPITALISE ON THEIR SUCCESS

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Aug 01, 2019

It’s always important for small businesses to come up with new ideas, not only to set themselves ahead of the competition but also to keep up with market trends. In fact, capitalising on your existing business can be the start of your next big project. Back in 2010, we launched PharmaData, a s...

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Funding Your Smaller Business in South Africa FUNDING YOUR SMALLER BUSINESS IN SOUTH AFRICA

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Aug 01, 2019

Sourcing funding is one of the significant challenges cited by entrepreneurs starting or growing a business in South Africa. Many South African entrepreneurs assume that the only source of financing for a business is a loan from a commercial bank or a development agency. Many business ventures don&r...

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Dutch HR tech startup Harver raises $15 million in Series B funding to automate volume recruitment DUTCH HR TECH STARTUP HARVER RAISES $15 MILLION IN SERIES B FUNDING TO AUTOMATE VOLUME RECRUITMENT

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Jul 31, 2019

Amsterdam-born recruitment and HR platform Harver has raised $15 million in Series B financing led by Insight Partners. The recent investment, which brings the startup’s total funding to $35 million, will be used on digital automation of the volume candidate selection process for enterprise or...

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The 7-Step Health Care Plan for Small-Business Owners THE 7-STEP HEALTH CARE PLAN FOR SMALL-BUSINESS OWNERS

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Jul 30, 2019

Over the past few years, I’ve created and implemented a comprehensive health-care strategy with hundreds of clients. My strategy involves using a coordinated attack of maximizing your health-care benefits, reducing costs and getting tax benefits to boot. It consists of seven steps: Whether you...

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4 Easy Steps to Choose the Perfect Business Name 4 EASY STEPS TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT BUSINESS NAME

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Jul 29, 2019

The name that you choose for your business can make a major impact on your brand image. Selecting the perfect name sometimes requires finding a balance between the practical and creative elements. Then once you have the perfect name in mind, you need to make it official and protect your brand. If yo...

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Small business customers get more from Telstra SMALL BUSINESS CUSTOMERS GET MORE FROM TELSTRA

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Jul 29, 2019

Telstra has expanded it services to small businesses with the offer of account management support for small business customers of all sizes. On top of the "personalised" account management support Telstra also now offers one dedicated service number (132-000) with support seven days from 8...

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Use These 3 Tips To Start Your Small Business Accounting Off Right USE THESE 3 TIPS TO START YOUR SMALL BUSINESS ACCOUNTING OFF RIGHT

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Jul 26, 2019

In a time when any good news is welcome, many are thrilled to know that the UK has a growing number of small businesses active in the current economy. As a matter of fact, the start of 2018 was a time when 99 percent of all private sector enterprises were small businesses. While this is great news, ...

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How Uberflip Helps With Experience Management HOW UBERFLIP HELPS WITH EXPERIENCE MANAGEMENT

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Jul 25, 2019

When it comes to engaging your buyers, personalization is crucial. Uberflip helps your marketing team transform the content you already have into personalized experiences for every buyer, sending them on a path to purchase—without relying on IT.

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A Small Business Guide to Google My Business [Infographic] A SMALL BUSINESS GUIDE TO GOOGLE MY BUSINESS [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Jul 25, 2019

These can be hugely beneficial tools for discovery - if you're a small business and you're not utilizing Google My Business as yet, you should be. So how do you do it? That's what this new infographic from the team at Headway Capitalis all about. The graphic below outlines the essential ...

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Does your small business need a color concierge? DOES YOUR SMALL BUSINESS NEED A COLOR CONCIERGE?

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Jul 25, 2019

While many entrepreneurs and SMBs are looking to advantage of market opportunities, many are
Not considering how simple elements like color can communicate complex how simple elements like color can communicate complex idea and have significant and multi-facted impact on their business

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Arizona small business owners feel ripped off in possible ad scam ARIZONA SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS FEEL RIPPED OFF IN POSSIBLE AD SCAM

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Jul 25, 2019

Several small businesses say they're out hundreds of dollars after buying ad space from a company that never delivered what it promised.

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President of Brazil’s Small Business Support Service on the Global Innovation Index PRESIDENT OF BRAZIL’S SMALL BUSINESS SUPPORT SERVICE ON THE GLOBAL INNOVATION INDEX

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Jul 24, 2019

The Global Innovation Index gives us strategic information and indicators, which show us where Brazil’s great challenges of innovation are Carlos Melles, President of SEBRAE, the Brazilian Micro and Small Business Support Service, a non-profit private entity with the mission of promoting the s...

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Small business customers get more from Telstra SMALL BUSINESS CUSTOMERS GET MORE FROM TELSTRA

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Jul 24, 2019

Small and medium enterprises make up more than 90 percent of business in Lebanon, but only receive 16 percent of total bank lending. Watch how collateral-free loans for small businesses from IFC partner Bank Audi have helped Tony Bou Dagher, owner of a small bakery shop, expand his business and empl...

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Secretary Mnuchin on Amazon: They have destroyed the retail industry SECRETARY MNUCHIN ON AMAZON: THEY HAVE DESTROYED THE RETAIL INDUSTRY

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Jul 24, 2019

Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin had harsh words for Amazon and voiced support for the Department of Justice investigation.  Yahoo Finance's Rick Newman, Sibile Marcellus and Zach Guzman along with Boxed CEO Chieh Huang discuss Secretary Mnuchin's latest comments and the DOJ investi...

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Small Businesses Are Thriving With CX SMALL BUSINESSES ARE THRIVING WITH CX

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Jul 23, 2019

Every shopper wants to be treated as an individual. Whether that be in person or online, demonstrating a clear knowledge of preferences and past purchases goes a long way in crafting a best-in-class customer experience (CX). Historically, the ability to deliver such deeply personalized experiences h...

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Ted Budd’s Bill Would Help Main Street Small Businesses Find Investors TED BUDD’S BILL WOULD HELP MAIN STREET SMALL BUSINESSES FIND INVESTORS

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Jul 23, 2019

The Unlocking Capital for Small Businesses Act of 2019 (H.R. 3768), introduced by Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C., would provide a safe harbor for finders and a reasonable regulatory regime for more active private placement brokers. It would have a substantial positive impact on the ability of Main Street ent...

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42 Small Business Statistics: Everything You Need to Know 42 SMALL BUSINESS STATISTICS: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Jul 23, 2019

From eCommerce stores and brick-and-mortar boutiques to finance consulting, art galleries, and craft breweries, small businesses are as varied as they are numerous. With around 534,000 new businesses started every month, it’s obvious that the market is highly competitive, and that living out t...

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10 Ways to Make Your Small Business Instagrammable 10 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR SMALL BUSINESS INSTAGRAMMABLE

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Jul 23, 2019

Instagram can help you connect with new customers and promote your products and services. In fact, more than 60 percent of people said they use Instagram to find things that they want to purchase or obtain in real life.In some cases, you can do this without even creating a single post. If you’...

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How to Find and Apply for Minority Business Loans HOW TO FIND AND APPLY FOR MINORITY BUSINESS LOANS

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Jul 23, 2019

Many minorities are starting businesses, have been running one for a while, or are well-established in their industry. Despite their qualifications and eagerness to be part of a growing economy, however, there are some obstacles unique to them. The U.S. Census reveals that minorities, specifically H...

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The 10 Disaster Planning Essentials For A Small Business Network THE 10 DISASTER PLANNING ESSENTIALS FOR A SMALL BUSINESS NETWORK

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Jul 22, 2019

If your data is important to your business and you cannot afford to have your operations halted for days – even weeks – due to data loss or corruption, then you need to read this report and act on the information shared. A disaster can happen at any time on any day and is likely to occur...

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The most common mistake made by small business owners, according to former SBA head Karen Mills THE MOST COMMON MISTAKE MADE BY SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS, ACCORDING TO FORMER SBA HEAD KAREN MILLS

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Jul 22, 2019

For many Americans, starting a business is their first step in chasing the American dream. Former head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, Karen Mills, sat down with Yahoo Finance to talk about her own relationship with small businesses and why they are essential to the U.S. economy.

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Easy strategy to ensure your small firm thrives EASY STRATEGY TO ENSURE YOUR SMALL FIRM THRIVES

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Jul 22, 2019

Large firms will craft a strategy and have a well laid out plan for their business for the next 3-5 years.However, it is different for small firms. Most do not even know they need one.The strategy can be developed slowly and become part of the business.It means starting small and documenting the mos...

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Small firms set for more payment protection SMALL FIRMS SET FOR MORE PAYMENT PROTECTION

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Jul 22, 2019

A government scheme designed to encourage big businesses to pay suppliers on time is due to be overhauled in an attempt to give small companies better protection. The prompt payment code, under which large companies promise to pay 95 per cent of their invoices within 60 days, is expected to be taken...

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How to Apply for Unsecured Business Loans HOW TO APPLY FOR UNSECURED BUSINESS LOANS

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Jul 22, 2019

Getting funding for your business is a significant growth milestone. With so many options for lending, however, it can be challenging to know what choice is best. For many business owners, the unsecured route presents the least amount of risk. With no collateral to offer up, you can be assured that ...

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AI for Small Business: What You Should Know AI FOR SMALL BUSINESS: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

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Jul 21, 2019

For many small businesses, using artificial intelligence can seem like a far-off goal. According to recent findings by Salesforce, a mere eight percent of SMBs use AI today. That’s not for a lack of interest, though. Nearly 80 percent of SMB leaders have plans to implement it some time in the ...

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How to use social media to drum up leads for your small business HOW TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO DRUM UP LEADS FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Jul 21, 2019

Generating sales and growing revenue is a challenge that nearly all small businesses share. To get it right, you need access to plenty of good leads that you can hopefully convert into sales, but lead generation can be an expensive, hit-and-miss process. The good news is social media can be a powerf...

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Consumerism isn’t a sellout if capitalism works for all CONSUMERISM ISN’T A SELLOUT IF CAPITALISM WORKS FOR ALL

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Jul 19, 2019

The essential thinginess of capitalism has been one of its most-criticized features. Materialism, and specifically consumerism, are almost always used as pejorative terms. Nostalgic conservatives, egalitarian progressives and environmentalists loudly agree on at least one thing: we are just buying t...

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Advertisement and marketing communications ADVERTISEMENT AND MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

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Jul 18, 2019

Advertising and Marketing Communications is an art and technique of developingand communicating messages to promote the products/services. It is creative, demanding, rewarding, exciting, and also challenging. The sole objective of thiscreative technique is effectively aware people with information a...

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How to Create the Perfect Pinterest Profile for your Small Business? HOW TO CREATE THE PERFECT PINTEREST PROFILE FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS?

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Jul 18, 2019

When you think of social media marketing for small businesses, which platforms come to mind? Facebook and Twitter, the giants of the social world, are probably at the top of your list. These heavy hitters in the social media space are great tools for targeting your consumers and delivering your mess...

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Amex Launches Blue Cash Business Card, Ends SimplyCash Offer AMEX LAUNCHES BLUE CASH BUSINESS CARD, ENDS SIMPLYCASH OFFER

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Jul 18, 2019

American Express business cards have been a staple for savvy business owners for a while now. Their SimplyCash program offered flexible earning and spending perks along with the customer confidence that comes with carrying an Amex in your wallet. As of July 18th, 2019, there have been significant ch...

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Applicants sought for food and shelter funds APPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR FOOD AND SHELTER FUNDS

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Jul 18, 2019

New federal funding has been allocated for emergency food and shelter programs in 11 Missouri countiesNew federal funding has been allocated for emergency food and shelter programs in 11 Missouri counties.The area covers Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Pike, Ralls, Randolph, Shelb...

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5 Tips to Getting a Small Business Loan for Men 5 TIPS TO GETTING A SMALL BUSINESS LOAN FOR MEN

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Jul 18, 2019

If you are a small enterprise owner, then you definitely likely realize how crucial the timely monetary assist to your business is and you are constantly searching out extra money. If you do now not have wealthy pals who are can finance your commercial enterprise, then most likely, as well as maximu...

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Magento vs Shopify MAGENTO VS SHOPIFY

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Jul 17, 2019

Choosing the right e-commerce platform is the first step towards the prospects of your e-commerce business. A lot depends on what your expectations are in terms of setting up your ecommerce store, (that ideally includes inventory and order management, capturing payments, shipping, along with custome...

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How Smart Small Business Owners Think About Outsourcing HOW SMART SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS THINK ABOUT OUTSOURCING

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Jul 17, 2019

Outsourcing may add to your balance sheet, but it's not a waste. Every penny you save as a small business owner is another you can spend elsewhere. Small businesses are big-time commitments. As entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk has said, you have to work your butt off to see a payoff and it's imp...

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Need a loan to grow your small business? There’s a pot of money waiting NEED A LOAN TO GROW YOUR SMALL BUSINESS? THERE’S A POT OF MONEY WAITING

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Jul 17, 2019

Earlier in the year, it got R100 million from the SA SME Fund to bolster its R600 million kitty.Spartan ringfenced half of the funding it got from the SA SME Fund Half for black African owned businesses.Discovery CEO Adrian Gore and former Bidvest Chairperson Brian Joffe founded SA SME Fund.Forty-ei...

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E-Verify for Small Businesses: What sustains your success? E-VERIFY FOR SMALL BUSINESSES: WHAT SUSTAINS YOUR SUCCESS?

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Jul 16, 2019

This E-Verify Small Business Series video highlights the benefits of E-Verify for small business owners.  Visit www.E-Verify.gov and enroll with confidence.

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House Passes SBA, Small Business Cyber Bills HOUSE PASSES SBA, SMALL BUSINESS CYBER BILLS

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Jul 16, 2019

The House on July 15 approved two bills that aim to bolster Small Business Administration (SBA) cybersecurity, and help small businesses combat cyberattacks.The legislation  the SBA Cyber Awareness Act and Small Business Development Center Cyber Training Act  were sponsored by Reps. Jason ...

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More Naturalized Citizens Are Starting Small Businesses MORE NATURALIZED CITIZENS ARE STARTING SMALL BUSINESSES

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Jul 16, 2019

The number of naturalized citizens who became incorporated business owners increased by 70.5% between 2000 and 2017.The top industry for both U.S.-born and naturalized citizens' incorporated businesses was construction.Four of the top five metropolitan areas with the largest proportion of busine...

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FIVE ACTIONS TO SUPERCHARGE YOUR BUSINESS IN 2019/20 FIVE ACTIONS TO SUPERCHARGE YOUR BUSINESS IN 2019/20

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Jul 16, 2019

It’s never-ending for business owners: if it’s not BAS time, it’s EOFY, then the cycle starts all over again. With the EOFY rush receding, July as the first month of the new financial year is a great time to take stock.Scottish Pacific Business Finance works with thousands of busin...

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The Blueprint For Starting A Successful Business THE BLUEPRINT FOR STARTING A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS

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Jul 16, 2019

Negosentro.com | Starting a business comes with a plethora of responsibilities. Those entrepreneurs that successfully start and run businesses are the ones that have prepared for the long run. There are tons of people that have great ideas that never manifest into anything. People that are serious a...

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SasolinSociety| Enabling Small Business| Arrero SASOLINSOCIETY| ENABLING SMALL BUSINESS| ARRERO

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Jul 15, 2019

There are many rich, diverse stories that bring to life the role we play in our key geographies. From enterprise development to investing in education, we’re delighted to share that our e-publishing platform #SasolinSociety is live. Discover https://society.sasol.com/

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Compete and Win in the Age of Account Based Buying COMPETE AND WIN IN THE AGE OF ACCOUNT BASED BUYING

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Jul 15, 2019

If you’re on a B2B revenue team, it’s likely your Marketing and Sales teams are experiencing some angst these days when it comes to understanding how prospects and customers want to interact with your company. On one hand customers seem to want ultra-personalized attention on every chann...

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Forrester Total Economic Report Shows a 405% ROI on 6sense FORRESTER TOTAL ECONOMIC REPORT SHOWS A 405% ROI ON 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

Calculating ROI has become a requirement for any corporate investment, across all business functions. Gone are the days when B2B marketers could attribute their spend to “branding.” Today, they’re being forced to provide concrete spend-to-revenue analysis to justify their investmen...

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Duo Security Sets BDRs up for Success with 6sense DUO SECURITY SETS BDRS UP FOR SUCCESS WITH 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

The role of a Business Development Rep can be a daunting one. Knowing where to prioritize when you have over 1,000 accounts and knowing what content to reach out to them and engage them with can be an impossible task. But if you have the right intent data that can show you where the account is in th...

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SailPoint Levels-Up their ABM Strategy with Intent Data SAILPOINT LEVELS-UP THEIR ABM STRATEGY WITH INTENT DATA

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Jul 15, 2019

The buyer’s journey has changed in a way which leaves many sales and marketing teams struggling to find insight from within what we call the Dark Funnel. However, many technology companies are starting to build solutions to address the radical new way customers engage and buy today by collecti...

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The Growth Hacking Book Launched for Startups and Entrepreneurs THE GROWTH HACKING BOOK LAUNCHED FOR STARTUPS AND ENTREPRENEURS

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Jul 15, 2019

The Growth Hacking Book: Most Guarded Growth Marketing Secrets the Silicon Valley Giants dont want to Know’ was unveiled by the Chief Guest by Dr. Unnat Pandit, Director NITI Aayog . Present on this occasion were Deepak Jain, Director FII, Sanjiv Goyal, Financial Advisor of Supreme Court and o...

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How This Former Attorney Used Savings to Fund Her New Business HOW THIS FORMER ATTORNEY USED SAVINGS TO FUND HER NEW BUSINESS

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Jul 15, 2019

It s that time of year when special events abound - weddings, graduations, baby showers and bar mitzvahs. With those events comes a tedious but necessary obligation: thank you notes! Taryn Singer has created WithThanks, a business that lets busy people outsource the task of thank you notes following...

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Alternative Fundraising Websites for Small Businesses ALTERNATIVE FUNDRAISING WEBSITES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Jul 14, 2019

If you re trying to get your small business off the ground, it can seem like one obstacle after another stands in your way - especially when you re dealing with getting the financial part of your business straightened out. Wondering how to raise money to start a business? One option you might turn t...

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What are the Best Government Small Business Loans? WHAT ARE THE BEST GOVERNMENT SMALL BUSINESS LOANS?

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Jul 12, 2019

Business financing comes in many forms, but for some small business owners, government small business loans offer the most benefits. These loans are backed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and issued by approved lenders, like banks and credit unions.

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The Best Business Loan And Financing Resources For Connecticut Small Businesses THE BEST BUSINESS LOAN AND FINANCING RESOURCES FOR CONNECTICUT SMALL BUSINESSES

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Jul 12, 2019

Connecticut, like its sister Northeast corridor state New Jersey, is a major thoroughfare between the region s megalopolises. Whether you re trying to capture some of that traffic or are serving Connecticut’s own towns and cities, there are tons of ways to finance your small business.

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Radeon Pro Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition for Enterprise RADEON PRO SOFTWARE ADRENALIN 2019 EDITION FOR ENTERPRISE

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Jul 11, 2019

Making the Best Download AMD Radeon Pro Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition for Enterprise and optimize your Radeon Pro professional graphics investment with quality, performance, security features, simplicity, and industry-leading innovation.

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Amdocs Careers Week 2019 “The Next Startup is You!” with Lior Frenkel AMDOCS CAREERS WEEK 2019 “THE NEXT STARTUP IS YOU!” WITH LIOR FRENKEL

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Jul 11, 2019

Amdocs Israel employees had the incredible opportunity to attend the Career session, "The Next Startup is You!" with author and global speaker, Lior Frenkel. Lior's discussed topics such as: how to act as a startup, be more adaptive, entrepreneurial and daring to a packed auditorium.

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The Best Small Business Loans With No Credit Check THE BEST SMALL BUSINESS LOANS WITH NO CREDIT CHECK

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Jul 11, 2019

You need extra capital for your business, and a small business loan seems like the logical next step. But how do you navigate the loan process when you want to avoid a credit check? Are there lenders out there willing to loan money to small businesses without pulling credit?

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The Best Business Loan And Financing Resources For Arkansas Small Businesses THE BEST BUSINESS LOAN AND FINANCING RESOURCES FOR ARKANSAS SMALL BUSINESSES

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Jul 11, 2019

Arkansas is a great place to start a business, with its low cost of living and even lower cost of doing business-in fact, Arkansas’ cost of doing business is the lowest in the United States. Whether you have an established business in Central Arkansas’ vibrant Little Rock metro area, or ...

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Small Business Ideas - French Fries Recipe Business | Earn ₹60,000 Per Month | In Telugu SMALL BUSINESS IDEAS - FRENCH FRIES RECIPE BUSINESS | EARN ₹60,000 PER MONTH | IN TELUGU

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Jul 11, 2019

In these video we will see about SMALL BUSINESS IDEAS that is FRENCH FRIES RECIPE Business where by investing 3000 rs we can EARN 60000 rs per month from HOME.These LOW INVESTMENT BUSINESS can help you MAKE MONEY at HOME.If you search for french fries/ fast food business your result ends here.

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The Best Small Business Ideas for 2019 THE BEST SMALL BUSINESS IDEAS FOR 2019

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Jul 11, 2019

The word on everyones lips in the UK is Brexit. Its meant uncertainty for business. But that hasnt dented Brits enthusiasm for small-business ideas. Little wonder – since over 80% of self-employed people believe life is better that way.
Have you been mulling over ditching the boss, impr...

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19 Small Business Ideas For Kenyan Millennial 2019 19 SMALL BUSINESS IDEAS FOR KENYAN MILLENNIAL 2019

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Jul 11, 2019

business ideas that you can start with as little as KES - 1000 in 2019? Or youre just looking for an easy way to quite your boring job; work on your own terms and become rich doing what you love!

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Enta Wonders...about small business ENTA WONDERS...ABOUT SMALL BUSINESS

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Jul 10, 2019

On this edition of Enta Wonders, we wonder about what makes small businesses successful. For help we turn to “The E Myth Revisited” by Michael E. Gerber. Check it out!

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Optimizing Your Online Store OPTIMIZING YOUR ONLINE STORE'S CHECKOUT

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Jul 09, 2019

Online store's checkout process ordinarily separates the information fields over three webpages. This declutters the screen, making it more manageable for customers to absorb and complete at a steady pace. This is excellent for certain businesses, whose key demographics prefer not to be rushed. ...

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How to Use Google Ad Manager for Your Small Business HOW TO USE GOOGLE AD MANAGER FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Jul 09, 2019

Getting the word out about your business doesn't have to be some huge production of photo shoots and scripted commercials. It can be as easy as signing up for Google Ads.When someone is looking for information on a business or a topic, where's the first place they go? It's usually Google...

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Does Your Small Business Need a Lawyer? DOES YOUR SMALL BUSINESS NEED A LAWYER?

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Jul 09, 2019

There are many legal self-help resources available to help you form a corporation, partnership or LLC and handle all the legal paperwork. (Rocket Lawyer, LegalZoom and Nolo are three popular resources to check out.) For most startups, choosing a business structure and forming company can be handled ...

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Canva Flyer Maker Provides Small Businesses with a New Marketing Tool CANVA FLYER MAKER PROVIDES SMALL BUSINESSES WITH A NEW MARKETING TOOL

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Jul 09, 2019

Canvas Flyer Maker lets you create professional flyers in seconds. Its a web based tool giving small business owners graphic design capabilities. Small Business Trends contacted Liz McKenzie, Head of PR and Communications at the company, to learn more.

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How to Create a Filing System That Works for Your Business HOW TO CREATE A FILING SYSTEM THAT WORKS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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Jul 09, 2019

If you want your business to operate as efficiently as possible, you need to get organized. A simple filing system thats easy to keep up with can ensure that all of your important documents and items are easy to find at a moment’s notice.

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50 Zero Waste Products for your Package Free Business 50 ZERO WASTE PRODUCTS FOR YOUR PACKAGE FREE BUSINESS

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Jul 09, 2019

Zero waste products have become popular. Because businesses have grown increasingly conscious of the impact they can have on the environment. The products you choose to sell, the packaging you use and the vendors you work with make a major impact on your carbon footprint. But you can find ways to ru...

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Refiners: Restrict USDA Access to Small-Refinery Waivers Information REFINERS: RESTRICT USDA ACCESS TO SMALL-REFINERY WAIVERS INFORMATION

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Jul 09, 2019

Small-refinery interests continue to fight USDAs inclusion in an ongoing review of EPAs small-refinery exemptions practice in the Renewable Fuel Standard program.On Monday, a lawyer representing refining interests wrote a letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler expressing concern about the agency...

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6 Reasons You Should Be Focusing on Reviews for Your Business 6 REASONS YOU SHOULD BE FOCUSING ON REVIEWS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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Jul 09, 2019

Getting reviews is one of the top pieces of marketing advice for business owners. Whether you’re gathering them on review sites like Yelp or Clutch, through social media platforms like Facebook, or on your own business website, you need reviews to improve your business.

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7 BASIC MARKETING TECHNIQUES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES 7 BASIC MARKETING TECHNIQUES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Jul 08, 2019

In an age where people connect more and more via the internet and social media, many small businesses are trying to utilize new strategies to get their products and ideas out there. Doing so can generate more sales and draw in new customers. However, this can only happen if those tools are being use...

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6 Email Marketing Tips (Plus Evidence of Success) 6 EMAIL MARKETING TIPS (PLUS EVIDENCE OF SUCCESS)

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Jul 08, 2019

Its five times cheaper to retain an existing customer than it is to attract a new one - especially when email marketing makes it so easy and affordable. Indeed, 80% of SMBs found email marketing to be a key tactic in customer retention, compared with 44% who found social media to be helpful.

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SiriusDecisions B-to-B Fundamentals with Elisabeth Medaris SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B FUNDAMENTALS WITH ELISABETH MEDARIS

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Jul 08, 2019

At SiriusDecisions, we’ve created a b-to-b fundamentals course to help you build a strong foundation of knowledge and develop meaningful, ongoing relationships with customers.

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Buying Decision Process Framework THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B BUYING DECISION PROCESS FRAMEWORK

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Jul 08, 2019

Decisionmaking is a cognitive process defined by psychologists as the selection of a course of action from multiple alternatives (e.g. what to eat, where to shop). John Dewey, the pragmatic philosopher and psychologist, introduced the first decision process framework for consumer buying in his book ...

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The Most Important Metric for Sales Leaders in Subscription Businesses to Track and Use to Drive Revenue Growth THE MOST IMPORTANT METRIC FOR SALES LEADERS IN SUBSCRIPTION BUSINESSES TO TRACK AND USE TO DRIVE REVENUE GROWTH

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Jul 08, 2019

Subscription businesses that charge customers monthly for using their offerings are expanding rapidly in response to consumers’ and b-to-b buyers’ desire to try a product and walk away easily if they’re not achieving the expected value. However, the subscription-based business mode...

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Marketing Automation Study Infographic THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B MARKETING AUTOMATION STUDY INFOGRAPHIC

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Jul 08, 2019

Does the organization have a valid and agreed-upon process of what its revenue engine looks like?  Is the marketing function speaking the same language as the sales team? Or are they focusing only on the lead when sales is more interested in pre-qualified, early-stage opportunities? How can sal...

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Why Sales Leaders Need to Digitally Transform Their Teams WHY SALES LEADERS NEED TO DIGITALLY TRANSFORM THEIR TEAMS

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Jul 08, 2019

Three key trends are driving the need for sales leaders to digitally transform their organizations. First, b-to-b buyers are conducting more of their purchase journey in the digital arena and demanding the same kind of frictionless and seamless customer experience they enjoy as consumers. Second, th...

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Kx Whitepaper Big Data in Retail KX WHITEPAPER BIG DATA IN RETAIL

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Jul 07, 2019

Easy and frictionless, two terms that are becoming increasingly relevant and important to retailers looking to stay ahead of the competition, as we move in to a data rich omni-channel world. Retailers historically associated with the high street, like John Lewis, are realising that delivering a seam...

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Democrat Buttigieg announces minority-focused small business investment plan DEMOCRAT BUTTIGIEG ANNOUNCES MINORITY-FOCUSED SMALL BUSINESS INVESTMENT PLAN

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Jul 07, 2019

Joining several other Democrats targeting black voters this weekend with economic proposals, presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg released a policy on Sunday aimed at helping minorities start businesses. Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, announced the proposal at Essence Festival, a gather...

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10 Ways to Improve Your Processes as Your Business Grows 10 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR PROCESSES AS YOUR BUSINESS GROWS

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Jul 06, 2019

If you already own a small business, you probably have some processes in place that help you run as efficiently and effectively as possible. However, as your business grows, you may need to step up those processes to get even better results. There are tons of different areas to improve, from your ma...

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13 Blogs to Help Your Small Biz Grow 13 BLOGS TO HELP YOUR SMALL BIZ GROW

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Jul 05, 2019

First, why should you have a list of small business blogs in advance?
If you’re struggling to grow a business, you know that those not-so-great days suck the motivation right out of you. If you’ve ever felt the wrath of writer’s block or have been at a loss with SEO, then yo...

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How To Compete And Win As A Small Business HOW TO COMPETE AND WIN AS A SMALL BUSINESS

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Jul 05, 2019

SCOREs latest infographic, sponsored by Kimco Realty, examines the power of small retailers who not only compete against the big stores, but win.

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European Small Business Finance Outlook EUROPEAN SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE OUTLOOK

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Jul 05, 2019

This analysis provides an overview of the main markets relevant to the EIF. It starts by discussing the general market environment, then looks at the main aspects of equity finance and the guarantee and SME securitisation markets. It also highlights important aspects of microfinance in Europe. Final...

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Starting a Small Business vs Starting a Startup: what STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS VS STARTING A STARTUP: WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?

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Jul 05, 2019

Not all businesses are created equal. The guys that started Airbnb, or the guys that started Slack- set out to build a multi-billion dollar company that would IPO or get acquired for an insane amount of money. Those are the entrepreneurs that we (mostly) hear about, and that we look up to, and that&...

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NatWest launches digital small business working capital product NATWEST LAUNCHES DIGITAL SMALL BUSINESS WORKING CAPITAL PRODUCT

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Jul 05, 2019

The high street bank will go head-to-head with British digital lender MarketInvoice and US payments giant PayPal. NatWest has launched a digital working capital loans product aimed at small businesses that will compete against Britain’s MarketInvoice and PayPal in the US.The high street bank s...

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Barclays warned by Competition and Markets Authority over small businesses BARCLAYS WARNED BY COMPETITION AND MARKETS AUTHORITY OVER SMALL BUSINESSES

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Jul 05, 2019

The Competition and Markets Authori