April 30, 2016

Small Business Operations


10 Community Tips for Modern Businesses

Running a truly modern small business presents a lot of new challenges and opportunities that weren't around 10 years ago. Luckily, our small business community has plenty of advice on how best to operate a small business in a modern way.


8 Things You Need On Your Desk

What's on your work desk? It could be cluttered with a lot of things you don't need. But don't go without having these staples -- not literal staples, though they're a good idea, too -- at the ready on or in your desk.

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eBay Now Selling eBay Branded Boxes for Sellers

eBay has launched its own Shipping Supplies Store. Sellers can purchase 25-packs of shipping boxes with the eBay logo splashed on them or even specialty envelopes and padded mailers in packs of 100. More products are planned to be added.

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U.S. Postal Service REDUCES Postage Rates for Regular Mail

For the first time in almost a century, the U.S. Postal Service is dropping rates to send regular mail. That's right, a price DROP. The nearly 4 percent decrease in cost will affect letters, large envelopes or flats, and postcards.

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UPS Renames Next Day Air, Adds Over 12,000 Zip Codes

UPS small business customers, meet UPS Next Day Air Early. The service will allow UPS to add 12,680 Zip Codes. In making the announcement, UPS officials say the service now reaches 94 percent of ZIP codes and 98 percent of businesses in the United States.

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Community Tips for Keeping Up with Business Trends

Some members of the small business community are really plugged in to today's hottest trends. And they're sharing the information they have with those who may not have time to stay up on the latest. They're included here in this week's Small Business Trends community news and information roundup.

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Get More Done with New Products from Infusionsoft

At the ICON16 conference, Infusionsoft -- with a focus on small businesses -- introduced a set of new products designed to work together and not make operating them a job on its own.

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