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Business insurance: What it is and why you might need it

Business insurance can mean the difference between staying afloat when disaster strikes, or a small business going under. Yet 40% of small businesses have no insurance. Here’s what you need to know to decide if business insurance is right for you.

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How Maggie McCormick built her playful, fair trade fashion brand

Maggie McCormick started creating the perfect products, but wasn’t sure how to make the sales. Learn how Maggie took her product, fair trade fashion, and created the brand and design studio Maggie Jayne.

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Stress and project management: How to navigate when under a time crunch

Running a business means being pulled in a lot of different directions, and wearing many hats. This post walks you through tips to help manage your competing priorities so that you can minimize your stress.

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The complete guide to getting paid

This guide will teach you how to send professional invoices, accept payments, and protect yourself from unpaid invoices and payment scams. It’s everything you need to know to get paid for your work as a freelancer or self-employed worker.

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Spooky business: Four entrepreneurs who were haunted by a dream

For small business owners, the idea of giving up their dreams is scarier than zombies, vampires, and unpaid invoices combined. This Halloween, we asked some entrepreneurs about their scariest moments—the times they almost quit (but then didn’t, because they ain’t afraid of no ghosts).

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Steel & Oak Designs + Wave: Artistry meets adaptability

Anthony Snelgrove and Jono Peters were experts at creating something from scratch to solve any problem. But would that ingenuity be enough to build a successful business? Watch the video of their gritty journey from making theatre sets to scaling a thriving design and furniture business.

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How Wave+ can help your business

Introducing Wave+, additional paid services to help entrepreneurs with their accounting including accounting coaching and bookkeeping.

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The social media goals to keep your small business on track

Social media is a great marketing opportunity for small businesses, but you need to make sure you’re spending your time on it wisely. This article walks through how to set the right goals and measure the right things to make sure your efforts on social media lead to results.

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How to maximize your holiday sales by starting right now

It may be too early to start setting up your holiday decorations, but that doesn’t have to stop you from planning for the holidays. Here are the ways you can prepare for the holiday season in order to maximize sales and re-engage past prospects and customers.

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Change Connect + Wave: strategy meets simplicity

The folks at Change Connect love helping small and mid-sized businesses grow and maximize their productivity. Learn more about their story, and how Wave has helped them improve their own operations.

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Five ways entrepreneurs can make relevant connections

Self-employment is a growing career path, which makes networking a really important skill to master. Here are five tips on how to network in today’s world, and how it can help you find clients, grow your skills, and get support as an entrepreneur.

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Seven communication skills you need to pay the bills

When you’re running a small business, communication skills are essential. Whether you’re trying to get funding, pitching to a potential client, or even negotiating with suppliers or vendors, your communication skills may be the reason you are (or aren’t) successful. Here are seven areas to work on to ensure you’re the former, and not the latter.

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The ultimate small business autumn reading (and listening!) guide

No matter where you are with your business—dreaming about it, launching it, or actively running it—these books and podcasts should help you reach your next goal.

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Happy Pops + Wave: Sweetness meets sophistication

Leila Keshavjee threw herself into her passion for making healthier sweet treats, but she wasn’t fully prepared for everything she’d need to tackle as an entrepreneur. Here’s how Wave helped her understand her business better and stay organized on the go.

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Ebbing and flowing: Five ways to manage small business finances

If you want to keep your business running, you’re going to need to learn how to navigate the financial volatility of entrepreneurship. We spoke with four small business owners and asked them how they learned to manage their finances: here are five of their tips.