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The small business guide to marketing on Instagram

Instagram is king these days when it comes to social media marketing. Here are some tips for how small businesses can build their brand and grow on Instagram.

The complete guide to freelancing

Freelancing can be a great career choice, but it also comes with stresses like finding clients and making sure you get paid. This comprehensive guide has everything you need to succeed as a freelancer.

You are getting sleepy, very sleepy—or not!

Running your own businesses isn’t a normal 9-5, and many entrepreneurs find themselves burning the midnight oil. Learn why sleep is important for small business owners and how getting into the right sleep schedule can benefit your business.

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.

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.

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).

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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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.

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.