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How good writing can help grow your brand

If you want to build a strong brand and really make your marketing efforts sing, you need to start with how you communicate with customers. Try these tips to make your writing more professional to boost sales, improve customer relationships, and make your brand stand out.

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Crush the competition with great customer service

One of the ways small businesses can stand out from the competition is by having great customer service. Find out why serving customers well is so important, and how to build the best customer service possible for your small business.

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March #goals part 2: finding clients for your freelance business with AdWords

In our last post, we covered how to find the right keywords on Google to generate leads for your business through AdWords. If you haven’t yet read that post and tried the exercise to test whether AdWords is a good channel for you, go do that first! If you did the exercise and found that […]

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Tax deductions: Vehicle expenses

Being a small business owner has a lot of advantages, but a company car or a large car allowance probably isn’t one of them. If you’re using a car for business purposes, you’ll be able to claim at least a portion of it on your taxes.

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Understanding balance sheets

A balance sheet is a financial statement that gives you a snapshot of your business’ financial health. Learn how to read and interpret balance sheets so you can better understand your cash flow.

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March #goals part 1: finding clients for your freelance business with AdWords

Raymond Sam, Demand Generation Manager at Wave, tackles how to find clients using online marketing in our March four-part #goals series. This first post focuses on keyword research.

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Stop chasing after overdue invoices

Chasing after late payments from clients is a hassle that small business owners and freelancers know all too well. It’s a drain on both your time and cash flow. Wave has three tips to get paid on time and prevent overdue invoices completely.

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Should I hire an accountant for my small business?

Deciding whether or not to hire an accountant can be a tough decision. The reality is that accountants offer valuable insights that can help you succeed. See how an accountant’s viewpoints can add value to your small business, no matter what stage of growth you’re in.

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So you hired an employee…what’s next?

You’re graduating from a one-person operation into a full-fledged team, and that’s a big milestone! Make sure you’re prepared for what comes next and have the best tools to handle your new responsibilities.

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How much tax will you pay on your pass-through income?

The rules applying to pass-through income are getting a radical overhaul with the new US tax bill. It affects all entrepreneurs from sole proprietors to S corporations—make sure you’re familiar with how these changes affect you.