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Unexpected Costs Every Small Business Owner Should Know About

Have you figured out what it costs to keep your small business moving forward? Typical small business expenses include supplies, inventory, utilities and rent. However, there are several business costs that are not as obvious. Here are 3 examples of small business expenses that are of
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Top 3 POS Systems for Restaurants

Good news for restaurant owners, according to the US Census Bureau Data, more Americans are eating out than cooking at home. Now, with the influx of diners your restaurant needs a reliable POS system that is fast and secure, but with over 30 POS solutions and endless restaurant manage
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Quiz: Should I Apply for a Bank Loan?

We know you’re busy.  So here’s an easy way to figure out whether it makes sense to spend the time applying for a small business loan from a bank. Do you own your business property free and clear? If the answer is Yes, you have a reasonable chance of getting a Small Busine
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3 Ways to Increase Auto Detailing Profits

There are an estimated 254.4 million registered cars in America today. It’s not surprising, then, that auto detailing is a such hot industry to get into. There is a huge demand for body work, but that doesn’t make running your business any easier. Cars may have complicated
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4 Spring Cleaning Tips for Small Business

As the days get longer and the temperature starts to rise, you can start to feel Spring in the air. Spring is a time of renewal and fresh starts. In order to keep your small business at the peak of health, it’s important to “go with the season” and let spring be a ti
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How Does Credit Card Processing Work?

Whether you already accept credit cards or are considering adding that new revenue stream to your business, credit card processing can be confusing. There are a lot of companies offering similar-sounding programs and it can be hard to know who’s who. Khan Academy produced a terr
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What Is A Corporation: A Classic Look at What Makes a Business

It may be a little dated, but it’s an interesting look at the foundations of American entrepreneurship. Find out about the principal forms of business ownership-single proprietorship, partnership and corporation-and explains the advantages and disadvantages of each.
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3 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Sign

One of the simplest assets of your business is also one you probably overlook. It may seem antiquated in this increasingly technological world, but a humble painted sign is still the most important marketing tool for small businesses who deal with customers face-to-face. While you may
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4 Ways to Increase Restaurant Profits

While the stock market may be up, things keep looking down on Main Street. Restaurants as hurting worst of all as people often turn to eating out as the first expense they can cut. But this isn’t the end of the world for restaurateurs; small businesses in America are resilient.
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