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  1. Why Your Business Should Have an 800 Number

    by Published in Small Business, Toll Free & Local Numbers on

      In today’s economy, it’s important to make your business seem like number one. That means as a small 1-5 person business, you need to look and sound as professional as the big guys. An 800 number can not only help you sound bigger but can also make life easier for everyone. Here are seven […]

  2. 11 News Sources for Entrepreneurs

    by Published in Entrepreneurship, Small Business, Startup on

    Entrepreneurs on the hunt for the latest news should look no further. We’ve compiled a list of 11 great news sources for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Check out our SlideShare to find out which 11 companies will give you the coolest news on 3D printing, hot new companies, and Mark Zuckerberg’s latest moves.

  3. 5 Tips for Learning to Love an Angry Customer

    by Published in Small Business, Startup on

    This is a guest post by Stefanie Amini, Marketing Director at WalkMe. In a perfect world, all customers would be content and satisfied. In reality, you will come across customers who are angry, upset, and frustrated. As a small business owner, it’s pretty important to learn how to handle this anger. If you can’t handle dissatisfaction, […]

  4. 6 Mind-Expanding Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

    by Published in Small Business on

    As an entrepreneur or small business owner, sometimes you just need a little pep talk, some outside perspective from someone who challenges the way you approach business. When you’re tired of listening to the radio or the daunting silence of an empty room, podcasts can be a fantastic way to break the monotony—and get your […]

  5. 3 Apps That Help Small and New Businesses Generate Leads

    by Published in Small Business on

    It’s 2013. By now, you’ve heard about apps that handle just about everything. They can schedule meetings in your absence and find you the best Thai restaurant while you’re on a business trip. But as the owner of a new or small business, you care about much more than simple lifehacks. After all, no business […]

  6. The Best Thing to Happen to Your Business? Automation

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    This is a guest post by Lena Requist, COO of ONTRAPORT. In our 24/7 techie world, it seems like everything is automated. We use plastic cards when we need to spend money. We talk to computers instead of people when we call customer service. Even our paychecks are usually deposited directly into the bank — […]

  7. Bring Your Dog to Work: A Great Policy or Totally Woof?

    by Published in Small Business, Startup on

    Many startups and small businesses have a laidback, relaxed attitude and offer great benefits– flexible hours, laundry services, transportation, pool tables, and equity. It doesn’t stop there. Tons of companies are now encouraging employees to bring dogs and other pets to the office. If you’re a puppy-friendly founder or business owner, it seems like a […]

  8. 5 Ways to Get Through a Summer Slump

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    It’s summertime! The kids are running through the sprinkler, you’re spending weekends at barbecues, and the beach umbrellas are out. But, you know what that means for business … the dreaded summer slump. Customers are quiet and new ones aren’t coming in as fast. People are on vacation. You can’t blame them, but you still […]