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How Do I Update WordPress Plugins Automatically?

When a small business builds its website using WordPress, it doesn’t take long before frustration drives someone to ask, "How do I update WordPress Plugins automatically?!" Ah yes, WordPress updates. Thanks to its incredibly active developer and user communities, WordPress is constantly …

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Pay Attention to Details if You Want Customers to Pay More

Providing a great value is something customers usually appreciate. And in some instances, customers don’t mind paying a bit more for a better overall experience either. Such was the case for Dennis Green when he visited Fellow Barber for a haircut in New York City. He wrote about his …


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See What Biz Owners Say is The Bad Business Habit They’d Like to Break

Of all the bad business habits out there, which one would you most like to break? Micromanaging? Overspending? Procrastination? Would it surprise you to learn that "wearing too many hats" is the bad business habit that 35 percent of business owners say they'd want to kick? Yes, that's …


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Uh Oh! Crowdfunding Can Lead to Surprises at Tax Time

Crowdfunding isn’t always as simple as posting some information and collecting bundles of money. There are plenty of factors that can complicate the crowdfunding process. And many entrepreneurs have had to learn those lessons the hard way. One such factor is the way in which …


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Never Lose Your Umbrella Again with Davek Alert

Dave Kahng is a mechanical engineer who noticed a problem with umbrellas: they are far too disposable. He felt that if a person didn’t lose their umbrella first then it would quickly break and become useless in just a few outings. So he set out to create a better umbrella. The result is …

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The 7th Annual Small Business Book Awards Feature What’s Worth Reading