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5 reasons your business should go mobile

  Small businesses require capital and a certain level of adaptability to survive what can be a fairly brutal competition. Many businesses are turning to going mobile to attract a wider range of audience and expand their brand image. Mobile technology is also a...

Why Collecting Email Addresses From Your Client Is So Important

In today's competitive marketplace, small businesses must ensure that they are utilizing the Internet effectively when designing their marketing strategy. More people than ever before use the Internet when searching for services or products. According to BIA/Kelsey, a...

3 of the Best Business Credit Cards

  Choosing a business credit card can be a daunting task. It often seems like every credit card company has an in-your-face marketing campaign trying to convince you to sign up for their card. How do you decide which one is best? The answer to that question...

Are you ready to start hiring employees?

  Every small business has those milestone moments that help to mark progress. There is the first order, the first month with $10,000 in sales, and there is the hiring of the first employee. How does a small business owner know when it is time to bring on that...

How to Protect Your Small Business From Fraud

  Are you taking the appropriate steps to secure your small business's assets from fraud, cybercrime, and identity theft?   Companies with less than 100 employees lose over $150,000 each year because of fraud. Small businesses also fall victim to a higher...

5 Things That can Make you a Better Boss

  Great companies have great bosses. This is not to be construed as to what employees think of the boss, but whether or not one's employer is effective in leading and growing the company.   While there are many areas of focus that can make one better, some...

How To Get A Small Business Loan or Unsecured Line of Credit

The stock market may be surging, but the effects of the financial crisis are still lingering, putting a dent in the cash flow of small businesses everywhere. Whether you own a restaurant, lawn care business, or specialty retail store, chances are you’ll need some...

10 Ways Your Bank May be Cheating You

  These days, savvy consumers are growing more aware of the many ways banks cheat their customers. Business banking customers need to be especially wary of the potential for abuse. Let’s look at some of the biggest ways banks cheat customers to maximize profit....

Why Personal Touch is So Important in Small Business?

  If you run a small business, one of the main things that you focus on should be the personal touch that your customers have come to expect. This can show itself in many different ways. It could just be in the decorations and design of your shop, which help to...

How to Gain Customer Loyalty

  Customer loyalty is one of those business elements that you can measure simply by looking at your company's revenue reports. Your revenue reports should have a section that tells you how much of your income is coming from repeat customers. That is the very...

Eight Steps to Being a More Productive Person

  As a small business owner, the old adage that "time is money" actually proves to be very true. For this reason, it is important for a small business person to employ strategies that enhance productivity. There are eight important steps a small business owner...