Productivity

Data analysis for small businesses: It’s easier than you think

Data doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are some easy ideas for collecting and analyzing data that will help you better understand your customers and increase sales.

Five tools to turn your smartphone into your office

One of the quickest ways to get organized and be more productive is to maximize your smartphone’s capabilities. Check out five great smartphone tools that will put your business right into the palm of your hand.

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Seven ways to eat healthy no matter how busy you are

Healthy eating may seem like a daunting task when you’re always on the go, but it’s easier than you think. Follow these seven tips on how to develop and maintain healthy habits no matter how busy your days (or nights) may be.

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Seven ways to maintain your mental health while running a business

Running a business is hard enough, but trying to do it while battling mental health issues is not only difficult, but dangerous. Here are seven ways you can keep mentally healthy, even as an entrepreneur.

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Five reasons not to use your personal phone number for business (and what you should do instead)

Did you know you can add a business number to your personal mobile phone in seconds just by downloading an app? Learn the benefits of separating your business and personal communications in this article.

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Six ways to keep a healthy work-life balance

People talk a lot about work-life balance, but what does that mean when you’re a small business owner? We’ve got six tips you can follow to become more efficient with your time, and help you feel more balanced across all of your priorities.

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Three ways great employee benefits boost your business

Whether you’re looking to implement health insurance, paid time off, or workplace perks, it’s important you know exactly what you’re getting yourself into. The first question you might ask yourself is—how valuable will employee benefits be to my small business? Here are three reasons the answer to that question is “very.”

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Five ways to ignite your creativity (without spending money)

For most people, creative inspiration comes from travelling, a great concert, a business conference—things that usually cost a pretty penny. In case none of those things were part of your business budget this month, here are five ways you can arouse your creativity without pulling out your credit card.

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

Want to make the most of that summer downtime? Look no further than this list of great small business books and podcasts that will help you boost productivity, build skills, and get inspired for the next stage in your business journey.