Credit Card Advice for Small Businesses

Used correctly, credit cards can be one of the best tools for starting a small business. They can help fund the business during it’s infancy and help deal with many of the expenses a business owner may encounter. However, there are a lot of problems that can come about with the misuse and mismanagement of […]

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Small Business Privacy Concerns

Recent studies have confirmed that when it comes to protecting client information, many small businesses do not have adequate privacy and security policies.  In fact, many businesses aren’t even aware that there are laws that govern the protection of client data.  With an ever-increasing focus on the importance of securing customer data, every small business […]

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Using Social Media as a Form of Customer Service!

Customer service is key to producing a relationship between a company and its customers.  By working alongside a customer to meet their needs and demands, a company can potentially build a long-term relationship that leads to follow-on sales or new client referrals.  Therefore, it is critical that a reliable customer service network is developed within […]

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Disaster Recovery- It’s All in The Planning!

Disasters often times have a devastating impact on a city, its people, and also its businesses.  The disasters can range across a variety of types, encompassing weather, technology, and human behavior.  You only have to turn to the news to see wildfires in Colorado, storms in the Northeast, and flooding in the central United States.  […]

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Proven Time Management Tips

Time management is one of the keys to running a business.  As success grows within a company, it is crucial for its employees, particularly its owners, to prioritize their obligations and make the most out of their time spent working.  Who better to ask for suggestions than people who have faced a similar situation! Five […]

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Overnight Success! Now What?!?

Being an overnight success can often times catch new businesses off guard, causing them to struggle to support the new surplus of customers. Communication can break down, employees can get overwhelmed, and finances can present a new level of challenges.  Would you know where to begin if this happened to your business?  Here are ten […]

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Make Data Security a Priority

Data breaches have become increasingly prevalent in small businesses in recent times, particularly those with less than 100 employees.  While many businesses are in denial that they may be at risk, research shows that small companies are six times more likely to be breached than larger companies. These quick steps can help secure the reputation […]

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Overworked and Over-stressed?

Having started your own business, do you find yourself consumed with work?  Does this work result in you spending more time in the office as opposed to enjoying time with friends and family, or possibly catching up on your relaxation time and sleep?  This can actually pose a threat to your business, causing you to […]

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Small Business Technology… Where to Start?

Looking to make the most of technology within your small business?  Microsoft’s Insider Edge is a series of episodes that provides instructional information on how technology can better your business.  Viewers are provided with an instructional video as well as professional live interaction, with experts available to answer individual questions.  The next episode will be […]

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