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Human Resources: Employee Rights

As a small business operator, you may be so busy running your business that you forget that your employees have certain expectations and rights that go beyond their job description.

Small Business

10 Employee Perks That Won’t Cost You a Cent

As a small business owner, you can’t possibly compete with the big guys. Not on salary. Nor on benefits.

Business Services

8 Sales Tips for Savvy Business Folk

No business can possibly survive apart from robust sales. If you aren’t getting new customers, then your business will soon collapse.

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Owner Financing for Your Small Business

Investing in a small business requires ample resources, namely capital and financing to get your business started. For many prospective business owners, money is in short supply what with home prices still way off from 2007 highs and available equity diminished accordingly.

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Working Capital Challenges and Your Small Business

Why is it so difficult for small businesses to raise capital? There are a number of reasons including an unproven business model, a sketchy business plan, a lack of personal capital, and the simple fact that a significant number of new businesses fail.

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Pay Up: How to Collect on Debt Owed

As a small business operator, your business lives or dies based on your income including your receivables. As long as your income is above your expenses including your payables, you’re in good shape.

Business Management

Build Your Business Credit Step by Step

Tweet It is important that if you run a business that you also build your business credit separately from your personal credit. Your business credit rating can help you obtain

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Business Coach: Do You Need One?

Tweet You need a business coach. At least that is what businesses coaches tell small business owners. A business coach is an individual that can help you with your sales,

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E-invoicing Solutions For Businesses

The quest for a paperless office is nothing new: as far back as the 1960s, businesses were looking at ways to transfer data electronically. Those limited and complex systems of yesteryear are gone, replaced by far easier to use and sensible systems for remitting purchase orders, invoices, payment terms and other documentation.

Business Services

Credit Card Processing Services: How it Works

If you accept credit cards, you’re working with a processing service to ensure that the consumer or client’s account is charged and that you receive your payment.

Business Management

Business Auto Loans: The Essentials

If you own a business and you need a car to conduct your work, there are lenders that would gladly consider your loan application.

Business Management

Small Business: Making More With Less

Your small business has weathered its ups and downs, but the slow economic recovery has caused you to rethink everything. No longer can you expect robust earnings month over month — indeed, just turning a profit can be a big challenge with rising regulations, health care costs, and sharp competition weighing in.

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8 Hot Entrepreneurial Opportunities

If you have ever considered working for yourself you’ll be joining tens of millions of Americans that have ventured out on their own. Many started their businesses on the side and, once firmly established, quit their regular jobs to devote full attention to their budding enterprises.

Business Management

7 Essentials of a Confidentiality Agreement

To carry out your business’ operation you need employees whom you can trust. Sharing information about your business without your authorization can damage your company, perhaps through exposing trade secrets to a competitor or sharing new product strategy.

Business Opportunities

7 Home Based Businesses You Can Launch Quickly

Have you ever dreamed about starting your own business? Perhaps you are working a job you detest and want to venture out on your own. Or maybe you are a stay-at-home mother looking for ways to supplement the family income.