networking

How to Use Your Network to Improve Your Business

One of the biggest obstacles new business owners face is building up a base of customers. You can market through social media channels, hand out coupons and more, but gimmicks can’t always close the deal. If your business is stagnant and you’re not sure why, […]

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12 Things You Should Never Say At Work

12 Things You Should Never Say At Work (and what to say instead)

Office politics can be a tricky affair. It’s easy to say the wrong thing when you’re under stress or you feel you’ve been treated unfairly. Maybe you’ve caused offense by criticizing someone in an unconstructive manner. Or perhaps it’s you who’s been criticized — and […]

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business Owners

The beginning of the new year is widely known as a time to make personal resolutions, but for business owners, personal goals often coincide with professional goals. As you enter 2017, consider these resolutions. They might not all apply to everyone, but hopefully you can […]

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What Type of Leader Are You?

Start-ups, new products and home businesses require not just great ideas, but great leaders. Leadership can be a rewarding experience, but there are many different ways to lead your team to success. Do you know which is best for you? Could you be a pace-setting […]

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Why Revolving Credit Might Be Your Best Option

As a business owner, you have plenty of experience conquering unknowns. From the day you open your small business’s doors to hiring your first employee to dealing with small business taxes and accounting… You’re always adapting to the next curveball that’s thrown your way. If […]

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happy customers

9 Ways to Make Your Customers Happy

We live in an age where pretty much anyone can start a business, but the odds of becoming victim to today’s harsh economy or living in the shadow of a rival business can be unfortunately high. While there are many advantages to selling online, it […]

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online shopping

Grow Your Business Through Online Shopping

  Online shopping has revolutionized the way consumers research, compare and eventually purchase the goods they want. It has also allowed the reach of small businesses to grow. Online shopping has increased 41% since 2014, a sure sign that internet-based consumerism isn’t going anywhere.1 You […]

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Are You Addicted to Work?

  When you are a small business owner, the line between hard worker and workaholic are often blurred. Taking command of your brand, your product and your employees all takes time and dedication; it’s crucial to the success of your business. However, you could be […]

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business loans

Business Loan Check List

Business loans help to meet the needs of small business owners. Whether it’s a large equipment purchase that will help you get the job done, an improvement to your store or the simple need for more cash, there may come a time when you’ll need a small business loan.

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