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The dos and don’ts of client gifting

Sending a gift to your client at the holidays is a great way to show them you value them, but it pays to follow some simple guidelines. This post covers the right way to send your clients gifts at the holidays.

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How small businesses can save money by going paperless

As more businesses undergo digital transformations, more are also going paperless in the process. This post explains the benefits of doing so and a few ways to go paperless (digital invoicing is just one way).

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The art of running a business without ruining relationships

They say it takes a village to grow a business, and that means hard work is required from the entrepreneur and their friends and family. We’ve got a list of tips to help business owners and loved ones alike keep their relationships strong.

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How to blog like a pro

If you’re a small business owner looking to grow using blog content, good writing isn’t enough. This article has our top tips for building a content strategy that will help your business grow.

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Boss pitch: How to successfully pitch your business ideas

Most people who dream of running a business have to pitch to potential investors, clients, or employees at some point. We’ve come up with nine tips to help you feel confident while you’re doing it.

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The complete guide to small business payroll

If you’re a small business owner looking for help on all things payroll—from handling payroll taxes to choosing the right payroll system to understanding payroll forms—this guide is for you.

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The [elusive] small business grant: Nine tips on what it is and how to find it

Business grants are a great way for entrepreneurs to get funding for a small business, but, are they even a real thing? Yes! And hopefully with these nine tips you’ll find it easier to navigate the complexities of applying for one.

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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.

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Four proven ways to increase your repeat customer base

Repeat customers are an essential part of long-term success for any business. This post walks through how to keep your customers coming back—and happy enough to refer your business.

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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.

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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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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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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.