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By: Alex Yong

Alex Yong sits down with Josh Wadinski to talk about his brand's development in the beauty care industry and the skincare trends that lay behind them.

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By: Michael Guta

According to the 2018 Business Credit Snapshot by State report, these states have the best average business credit score, and the worst.

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By: Larry Alton

The dawn of big data for small businesses means having plenty of it to track. Here are 6 not so often tracked key sales metrics that can help you reach your goals.

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By: Michael Guta

If your small business sells products on Shopify, then international shipping just got easier. Check out the GlobalShipped app for Shopify after the jump.

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By: Annie Pilon

Members of our small business community share advice for startups.

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By: Shubhomita Bose

Social media is not just a great tool to promote your business and draw customer attention. If used optimally, it can also be an effective ecommerce platform for your small business. Check out this handy infographic to discover how to use social...

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By: Pierre DeBois

Author Jeffrey Hayzlett explores the tough times between a grand opening and a milestone and how to get from one to the other.

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By: Small Business Editor

Facebook continues to be embroiled in the controversy over Cambridge Analytica as users debate their privacy issues on the site.

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By: Michael Guta

Can you remember the last time Gmail actually changed significantly? Well there's a new Gmail redesign on the way and it includes a new look as well as features. Get all the details after the jump.

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By: Michael Guta

Support for minimum wage increases is high among small businesses, even those that are impacted by minimum wage hikes say they're not bothered by them at all. Get the numbers after the jump.

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By: Michael Guta

Small cities, not big ones, are the best places to open a coffee shop. If you're looking for specifics, here are the top 50 cities for new coffee shops.

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By: Michael Guta

Snapchat continues to reconfigure what type of social media platform it is. It's latest enhancement? Snapchat group video chat big enough for the whole team.

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By: Mark Anderson

Mother Goose is not a valid employment reference.

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By: The Daily Caller

Is your small business willing to wait out the time it takes to "fix" Facebook or are you already looking for alternatives to the social site? Here's what Mark Zuckerberg had to say about fixing Facebook.

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By: Jeff Charles

Small business owners work harder than most so it's easy to drop a ball or develop some bad habits. However, if you want to succeed, here are 4 small business mistakes to avoid at all costs.

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By: Michael Guta

Skype's latest feature may be ideal for live streamers but is it enough to get some to switch from another platform? Here's what you need to know about the new Skype Content Creators Mode.

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By: Shawn Hessinger

How much is the right amount for your small business to dedicate to advertising?

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By: Michael Guta

Shopify users have been able to use Instagram as another ecommerce platform for their business, but the latest update to the Shopify Sell on Instagram feature expands their reach across the globe.

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By: Annie Pilon

The more technology your small business adds, the more likely it is that you're going to need some IT backup. Here's what you need to know about small business IT support.

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By: Michael Guta

A recent study of how small businesses build mobile apps revealed that many use in house resources. Get all the numbers from the study after the jump.

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By: Annie Pilon

It's getting tougher for smaller grocers to compete with the bigger (and bigger) competition but not impossible. Here are 10 tips for grocery store owners that can increase the chances of success.

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By: Larry Kim

You know why some people stand out from the crowd and achieve success while others flounder? It’s not because they’re doing everything the way everyone else is. Here are the habits of the most successful people.

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By: Nellie Akalp

If you're considering which structure to use for your new small business, it helps to understand the differences between them. Discover the difference between an LLC and S Corp after the jump.

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By: Michael Guta

According to the Spring 2018 PNC Economic Outlook Survey, small businesses are confident about growth this year. Get all the numbers after the jump.

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By: Shawn Hessinger

Your business could end up spending a lot of money on advertising but not all forms of promotion cost money.

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By: Due

When your customers want something fast, you might want to charge them a little extra. Here's why you should consider a rush fee.

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By: Rob Starr

The gift for gab can help any sales person navigate networking by making sales small talk. Get some tips after the jump.

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By: Annie Pilon

Redcort Software believes that a small business should run like clockwork. See how they've grown their virtual time clock software business in this week's Small Biz Spotlight.

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Is partnership marketing a good deal for your small business? We've laid out the pros and cons of this approach after the jump.

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By: Salesforce for SMB

Sponsored Post If your working on creating a high growth company, then these insights from Joe Galvin and Salesforce will point you in the right direction.

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By: Amie Marse

With Google’s upcoming switch to mobile-first indexing due mid-year, it is time to make sure your small business has a mobile-friendly website. Here are four tips to help you get ready for the mobile first index.

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By: Michael Guta

A group of leading small business organizations is banding together to create the Small Business Roundtable coalition which plans to provide a common voice for thousands of business owners.

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By: Gabrielle...

Every small business seeking to thrive amidst fierce competition will need a competitive advantage over their rivals. But what is competitive advantage and how do you get one? Keep reading for the answers.

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By: Michael Guta

Unlike many budget smartphones running on outdated operating systems, the ZTE Tempo Go uses the new Android Go. Is this Android Go phone what your small business needs?

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By: Rieva Lesonsky

Can you tell when job prospects are trying to pull the proverbial wool over your eyes in an interview?

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By: Michael Guta

The MailTag Chrome extension for Gmail and G Suite gives you unlimited email tracking, scheduling, and auto follow-up, for free. Get all the details after the jump.

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By: Annie Pilon

Can you benefit from having a professional business headshot?

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By: Larry Kim

Not all startups are going to be great businesses. Sometimes they struggle to get off the ground and many never do.

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By: William Johnson

Are you getting max results on your advertising campaign?

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By: Michael Guta

These Windows keyboard shortcuts can probably save you a little bit of time each day.

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By: Annie Pilon

Your store needs a good cash register to handle one of the most important parts of your business.

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By: Michael Guta

Sponsored Post Corrections in your sales process can see you closing deals quicker and needing to do less work to get paid.

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By: Rob Starr

There are upsides and downsides to having your retail employees wear a uniform.

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By: The Young Entrepreneur...

There are a lot of ways to track how a company is doing. Here are 14 key performance indicators examples CEOs should pay particular attention to — and why.

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By: Rob Starr

How can your restaurant cut down on costly food waste?

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By: Due

Can you get more done in meetings if your communication is improved during them?

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By: Rob Starr

Job growth in the construction industry, especially in the South, are keeping small business employment numbers stable nationwide.