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By: Michael Guta

With the upcoming 2018 USPS postage rate changes, prices are going up. See what packages and letters are impacted by the rate changes after the jump.

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By: Small Business Editor

Check out the companies making headlines for small businesses this week in our new and information roundup.

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Wondering how to motivate remote employees? Here are 9 ways to keep your remote team members motivated and productive every day.

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Smart speaker ownership is on the rise and a growing number of Americans now use one to shop. Discover the opportunities for small business after the jump.

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By: Michael Guta

The holiday shopping season was a record one for many businesses, but online fraud during the 2017 holiday season was also up. Details after the jump.

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By: Mark Anderson

Ad-driven content is everywhere now. Will there soon be a place for it at your small business?

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By: The Daily Caller

With minimum wage hikes hitting restaurants hard across the country, many are downsizing or closing their doors altogether. Details after the jump.

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By: Michael Guta

If you want your small business' website and social media updates to look hip and up-to-date this year, follow these image design trends for 2018.

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By: Michael Guta

The Verifone e280 mobile point-of-sale system is gives more power so merchants can offer convenience to their customers. Get the details after the jump.

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By: Annie Pilon

Many SMB employees have little faith in the way employers get things done. The relationship between business processes and employee morale after the jump.

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By: Michael Guta

The acquisition of Unata by Instacart will create a fully comprehensive, configurable digital solution for grocery retailers of all sizes.

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By: Michael Guta

The new MailChimp campaign builder, with improved collaboration, flexibility, and sharing features, may be ideal for small businesses who use the platform,

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By: David William

Ever wonder what should go on a business card and how to use it most effectively? Check out these business card facts to learn what you need to know.

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By: Jeff Charles

Customer relationship management solutions continue to evolve to better serve your small business. Here are three 2018 CRM software trends to watch.

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By: Larry Kim

If you're looking for ways to raise money to grow your company, make sure to check out these 6 ways to use video to accelerate small business growth.

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By: Ramon Ray

Check out what led Chad Corzine to start his business and how he's found success through customer relationships in this latest Smart Hustle Report.

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By: Michael Guta

In a new mandatory paid family leave survey, Paychex asked different generations of employees about their opinions on these policies. Here's what they said.

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By: Annie Pilon

Intuit's got a couple of new QuickBooks 1099 features to help small businesses that deal with any number of freelancers and contractors.

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By: Matt Mansfield

Sponsored Post Did you know that machine learning can boost small business productivity? Here are 12 ways that it does and a bunch of tools to use in your business.

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By: Michael Guta

Your small business needs to reach customers where they're at the most ... in front of their phones.Here are some 2018 mobile marketing tips to try.

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By: Annie Pilon

Do you create videos for use online? Then make sure to check out the video advertising platform Truvid to see how they help you make the most of your work.

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By: Michael Guta

According to the BizBuySell 2017 Insight report, a record number of small businesses were sold last year. Will the trend continue in 2018?

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Welcome to the middle, and we've got more car news from the North American International Auto Show, which kicked off almost immediately after last week's CES. There is no rest. Also: a space junk laser.

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Must-read business news, delivered every morning.

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By: Sy Mukherjee

Major business threats range from the digital to the natural.

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By: Due

I you want to become a healthy entrepreneur in 2018, check out these 4 tips for finding time to exercise during your very busy days.

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If you want your small business to thrive while also retaining employees, you need to help them grow. Here are 12 tips to keep your employees learning.

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By: Michael Guta

When it comes time to look for a customer relationship management solution, what should it include? Here are 7 CRM features you should look for.

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By: Rob Starr

New data from the RetailNext Retail Performance Pulse December 2017 report shows a slow month for brick-and-mortar retailers. More details after the jump.

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By: Rob Starr

A new report offers 2018 cybersecurity predictions, including increasing attacks on small businesses through the Internet of Things (IOT).

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By: Larry Alton

How can you make 2018 the year of the customer? By saying thank you. Start with these 4 ways to show clients your appreciation, and discover why you should.

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By: Annie Pilon

According to the Rocket Lawyer 2018 Small Business Index report, the belief that President Trump's legislation will help small businesses is waning.

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By: Paul Sundin

With careful planning, you can create tax free income with a Roth IRA. You just have to ask the right questions and get a little lucky.

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By: Antony Maina

Know how to make a good first impression is vital to running your small business. Here are some tips on how to make a great first impression right away.

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By: Mike Michalowicz

Rather than developing solutions to every problem all on your own, start scoping out your small business competition for ideas and inspiration.

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By: Ramon Ray

Give a listen as Ryan Himmel of Xero offers his take on the Trump tax plan small business implications, both the positive and the negative.

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By: Antony Maina

According to the summary 2017 NFIB Small Business Optimism Index, small business confidence was higher than ever, but will it carry into 2018?

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By: Rieva Lesonsky

Looking for ways to increase retail sales this winter? Check out these 11 ideas for getting your store through the mid-winter slump.

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By: Rev Ciancio

Sponsored Post How does local search work? If you’re a small business owner, you need to know to reap the benefits. Find the answers you need after the jump.

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By: Michael Guta

Final 2017 holiday sales figures are in and they show the cheer was spread plentifully, the best in several years. Get the breakdown after the jump.

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By: Michael Guta

The November 2017 Small Business Lending Index rose 4.1 percent, and compared to 2016, it was more than 7 percent. How will this help your small business?

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By: Rob Starr

We spoke with an expert about the 2018 minimum wage increases that just went into effect and how they can impact a small business like yours.

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By: Larry Kim

If you rely on Outlook for business communications, wasted time can cost you big. To help you avoid that, check out these 10 Outlook productivity tips.

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By: Shubhomita Bose

For a small business, it pays to be polite. Otherwise, you risk losing customers. Discover which are the most polite states, and the least, after the jump.

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By: Michael Guta

The latest HP ElitePOS update expands the point-of-sale system with more personalization, color choices, and power. Get all the details after the jump.

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By: Annie Pilon

With Yelp accused of hiding positive non-advertiser reviews, what can your small business do if it does not want to pay to be seen?

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By: David William

Android Pay, Google Wallet ... forget them all. It's now all going by one name. The launch of Google Pay aims to streamline payments for your customers.

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By: Annie Pilon

Worried about the risk of influencers doing more harm than good? Then check out this brand-safe influencer marketing guide to learn how to protect yourself.

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By: Annie Pilon

The goal of the GovCon Incubator is to get more small businesses competing for federal government contracts. Discover how it can help you after the jump.

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Nearly 40 percent of small business owners are worried about retirement. Discover what concerns them most, and what would boost confidence, after the jump.