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How To Boost Productivity With Your First Employee Hire

So you’ve just hired your first employee. Congratulations! Now what? If you’ve hired an employee, you’ve probably seen an uptick in your business and need someone to help you handle it. Adding more staff to accomplish more work It’s a simple enough concept, but
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5 Tasks Small Business Owners Should Be Delegating Right Now

According to this article by Goldman Sachs, published on Huffington Post, there are 5 basic business functions small business owners should be outsourcing. Here’s what they said: 1. Social Media While you should still be overseeing the larger message you are putting out through
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More Than Half of Small Business Owners Seeking Bad Credit Business Loans Are Unfamiliar With Merchant Cash Advances

Karen Mills, the departing Small Business Administration chief, recently spoke at the the third Capital Access Innovation Summit and addressed continuing problems with the way the SBA provided funding to small firms. Since 2009, they have been working to making funding easier to obtai
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Why You Should Write Down Your Business’ Procedures

Being the brains behind your company can be a bit of an ego boost, but it also puts a lot of pressure on you. Having your business live or die based on your decisions is often unavoidable, but so are the ulcers that come with it. Worse still, keeping all the pertinent information in y
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10 Brands That Might Not Make It to 2015

The competitive landscape is always changing, sure, but it’s always odd to think of major brands suddenly disappearing. And yet — according to 24/7 Wall St. — that’s what might happen to 10 major brands you recognize. According to their predictions, currently-downward tren
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Top 5 Tips For Managing Your Cash Flow

There’s nothing more important than maintaining the financial health of your business, but in the course of your day-to-day operations it’s easy to overlook. One moment you’re in the black and before you know it enough unexpected costs have come up that you’re
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Patent Troll Targeting Small Businesses Under Investigation

MPHJ Technology, a patent troll notorious for targeting small businesses in an attempt to extort money from them for ridiculous patent claims has found itself under investigation by the Attorney General of the state of Vermont. AG William Sorrell is now the first state attorney genera
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Why Your Small Business Should Use QR Codes

Looking for Funding for Your Business? Getting financing for restaurants, bars, retail and more from Principis Capital is fast & easy, even if you have bad credit.
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Should My Business Stay Open on Holidays?

Should You Keep Your Business Open on Holidays As much as everyone loves holidays, when you’re your own boss taking times off becomes a much trickier proposition. Rather than have someone pay your salary, keeping your business running is what earns you your paycheck. So deciding
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