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Slack: Why your team needs it

Slack is a team messaging application that far exceeds your average messaging platform. While a surprising amount of businesses still stick to email and text messaging as their primary form of communication, Slack gives you the tools to have a productive, connected, and organized team through its unique process of communication. Here is a list …

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Best Tips for Small Business Hiring & Outsourcing Labor

Small businesses make up 99.9 percent of all U.S. employer firms, comprising the lion’s share of the U.S. economy. They also make up nearly half of all private sector employment. Even so, small businesses face different time and budgetary challenges than larger companies when it comes to recruiting, hiring and outsourcing labor. But small business …

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How to Start a Minority Woman-Owned Business – CUE Marketplace

Starting your own business can be costly. Financial barriers can be higher for women and minorities. Research from the <a target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” href=” https://www.sba.gov/”>Small Business Administration</a> (SBA) finds that women and minority business owners are still less likely to get approved for loans. Fortunately, there are business financing options available specifically for women …

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Women-Owned Businesses & Financing Opportunities

Women-owned businesses are big news in today’s business world. According to the National Association of Women Business Owners, close to 12 million businesses owned by women in the U.S. employ nearly 9 million people and generate more than $1.7 trillion in revenues (2017 figures). More than one thousand new women-owned businesses are launched every day. …

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GDPR and US-Based Small Business

How GDPR Affects US-Based Small Businesses

Over the past couple of weeks, you are probably getting emails titled “GDPR: Our updated privacy policy” or simply “Stay with us.” These emails are related to the privacy policy implemented by the European Union on May 25th. As a US citizen and business owner you might be thinking: Why should I care? Data privacy …

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How To Work From Home With Maximum Productivity

Working from home is a hot topic right now. What with the companies like IBM and Yahoo bringing their workers back into the office, those of us who have the flexibility to work from home, or consultants and gig economy workers whose home is their office. There are pros and cons to working from home. …

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6 Things to Consider When Choosing Payroll Services for Your Small Business

Payroll is a significant time commitment for any small business owner, but part of that necessary admin that keeps the doors open. Not all small businesses are the same, and any quality payroll provider must be able to match your specific needs. While you may not be an expert in payroll, our six tips of …

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3 Traits Of A Successful Business

Arguably, running a business today is more challenging than in the past because, with ever-evolving technology, the stakes are always changing. There is also more free advice, and more opportunities for small business owners to find tools they need to run their business. Everything is just a quick Google search away, and so many more …

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Why Your Business Needs These Six Free Google Tools

Just think about what you do when you are looking for something on the Internet — a majority of the population including myself, use Google! So, if the majority of people are using Google, then you as a small business owner need to be easily found on Google. The exciting thing is that Google is …

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3 Ways to Build Community Virtually with Your Remote Workers

Building community within a company is crucial to success. Now more than ever, with some teams being a mix of office and remote work. 43% of people surveyed by Gallup in 2016 say they spend some portion of time working remotely. And while employees are excited about the opportunities, remote working can bring a feeling …

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