Small Business Operations

Alaina Brandenburger
October 21, 2019 - 10:01 am
Small business owners wear many hats running a company, but doing so could leave you open to mistakes, particularly when filing and paying taxes. Inadvertently failing to comply with tax laws, accidentally violating tax codes or filling out your forms inaccurately can leave your business open to...
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Small Business Pulse
October 17, 2019 - 11:30 am
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Lori Melton
October 16, 2019 - 6:35 pm
Being a successful salesperson is a two-part process. To sell a product, you need to engage your customer and get them emotionally attached to your product. Selling the features of a product is not the same as closing a deal to generate a sale. Closing is arguably the most important part of the...
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Valerie Heimerichs
October 15, 2019 - 8:00 am
Regardless of industry, location or size of your business, defining specific employee expectations is beneficial for both your company and employees. Employee handbooks should be created as soon as business begins, ideally before employees start their jobs. It is easier to establish policies before...
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Melanie Graysmith
October 10, 2019 - 7:30 am
Twitter has come a long way since its 2006 launch. As a top player for business marketing, small business owners are growing their presence using Twitter’s comprehensive strategies. Twitter for Business explains how small business owners can seize the potential of Twitter to build business...
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Tabitha Shiflett
October 07, 2019 - 8:30 am
There are two types of people in this world — those who think debt is healthy and those who avoid it like the plague. When it comes down to it, debt isn’t something you want to have, especially if you’re the owner of a small business. Serious debt has the potential to hold you back from...
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SBP
October 03, 2019 - 10:44 am
The job of a top sales representative can be a daunting in task, but with an amazing CRM tool, today's sales force is faster, stronger and more capable than ever before. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) applications allow for a more streamlined approach to your sales initiatives. Today's CRM...
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ComEd
October 02, 2019 - 1:05 pm
Managing your business expenses effectively can significantly save your business money. You can noticeably lower your energy bill by establishing and maintaining an energy efficient facility for your business. After a facilities assessment, the next steps are just as crucial to help reduce you...
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Mark G. McLaughlin
September 26, 2019 - 11:45 am
The human body was not meant to be sitting, let alone hunched over all day. Unfortunately, office work can be largely composed of just that. Prolonged sitting will have your neck, shoulder, back and other body parts eventually screaming for relief. Working with computers only exacerbates the strain...
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Melanie Graysmith
September 16, 2019 - 7:04 pm
Small businesses are not large businesses on a smaller scale, nor do they have a handy one-size-fits-all definition. However, one truth is consistent in that in order to grow your small business, you must sell the products and services your business offers. Making the sale is essential, especially...
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