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Training & CE

Collaborative Trainings: How to Make Your Company More Cohesive

Tweet Training programs are an essential part of any company’s professional development strategy. Still, many training programs can be prohibitively expensive and take employees away from their jobs during the

Business Management

Lease Considerations for Home-Based Businesses

Tweet Your home-based business is booming. You’ve expanded beyond the den and have taken over the garage and the shed out back. You never imagined that your business would grow

Employee Management

Workforce Woes: Areas Where Your Employees Are Costing You Money

Tweet “It’s hard to find good help.” Employers have been saying it for decades, but the sentiment seems more relevant now, even considering today’s competitive job market. Socializing and wasting

Business Travel

How to Make a Business Trip a Positive Experience

Tweet Just because a trip is for business doesn’t mean it can’t be fun, too. Though television would tell us the only way for that to happen is to duck

Marketing Management

How to Help Your Franchise Succeed

Tweet You are a new franchise owner or are seriously considering buying into one. Franchising provides a proven business model, but your due diligence can save you a lot of

Employee Management

Building Your Leadership: 4 Ways to Increase Your Leadership Skills

Tweet Leadership skills are not acquired from birth. They are learned and practiced consistently throughout a person’s life. Your ability to function as an effective leader can play a huge

Business Planning

Business Structure: S Corporation

Tweet When starting a business you have a number of different Business structures to consider. An S Corporation one such structure, representing a special type of corporation chosen as part

Accounting & Tax

Not Financially Savvy? 5 Resources to help you Handle Your Company Finances

From analysis to budgeting, and taxes to audits, there are plenty of things to worry about when it comes to handling the finances for your start up.

Business Management

How Best to Respond to Online Complaints

Tweet The Internet has brought small businesses to a whole, new world. New contacts, customers and suppliers can be reached online, breaking down barriers that once existed. But there is

Asset Management

How to Best Manage Your Company Fleet

Tweet Managing a fleet of trucks, whether they’re delivery trucks, service trucks, or otherwise is a difficult task. Keeping track of so many moving parts can be overwhelming, to say

Small Business Tips

Save Money with the Home Office Tax Deduction

Tweet If you manage a home-based business, you may be eligible to take a federal tax deduction. Such a deduction can reduce your tax burden, saving you money. However, not

Pay/Benefits

5 Ways Obamacare May Be Affecting Your Small Business

Tweet There are many ways that the current healthcare legislation will make things potentially difficult for small businesses. Business owners with 50 employees are more will be required to purchase

Employee Issues

How to Take the Toxic Out of a Business Environment

Tweet Your company no longer runs as smoothly as it once did. Indeed, your profits are down, customers are leaving and your competitors are nipping at your heels. What’s up

Pay/Benefits

Simple Ways Any Business Can Improve Their Employee Retention Rate

Tweet High employee turnover can impact your bottom line. The added expenses of training and hiring bonuses, combined with lost work hours that can add stress to the rest of

Customer Service

Client Satisfaction and Your Small Business

Tweet Repeat sales mean you are spending less time winning new customers as you are providing your existing customers with everything that they need. You’ll spend less on marketing and

Building Management

5 Ways to Protect Your Business against Freezing Weather

Tweet A pipe that has busted during the cooler months is very common in areas where temperatures can drop to freezing levels. Commercial properties are especially vulnerable to these plumbing

Business News

Increase Productivity and Reduce Stress with 5 Super Effective Diet Tweaks

Tweet In today’s celebrated culture of entrepreneurship and business ventures, working hard is a sure recipe for success but, at the same time, it is also the underlying cause of

Entrepreneur Tips

14 Businesses You Can Start on the Side

Tweet You may be working full time and happy with your job or you may be stuck in a part-time rut and desiring something much more. Starting your own business

Marketing Management

5 Small Business Marketing Suggestions to Boost Revenue

Tweet Sales are an essential activity for every business. It enables a business to employ individuals, purchase devices, and manufacture items or provide services. Without sales, a company cannot exist.

Sales Planning

How to Build a Successful Sales Team

Tweet Your business needs to increase its sales, but you are finding it difficult to raise those sales by more than 1 percent per month. That’s a 12 percent annual

Asset Management

Up in Flames: 5 Tips to Protecting Your Business Assets from Fire

Tweet Imagine receiving a call from a neighboring business owner in the early morning hours, there’s been a fire and the future of your business has been jeopardized. Or, imagine