August 3, 2015

Small Business Operations

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Stressed Out? These 7 Tips Help Make Work Enjoyable

The day-to-day grind, the rat race ... they're the scourge of small business owners, too. Luckily there are 7 things you can do - a lot from your desk - to help reduce your workday stress.


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11 Ways to Get Tedious Tasks Off Your Plate

Entrepreneurs work hard and wear many hats. But sometimes the demands of a growing business become too much for one person to handle. Fortunately, there are options to delegate some of that work -- the stuff you don't really have to do yourself -- so you can focus on what's really important.


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Make a Mistake? Rely on Others in Times of Need

Mistakes happen and everyone makes them. Some are big and some are small. For small ones, you may be able to pick up the pieces yourself. Bigger ones may require a little help.


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Savvy Tips for Smart Business Travel

From technological needs to cost considerations and beyond, there are so many details to consider when traveling -- and even more, it seems, when traveling for business. This list of savvy tips will see that you're ready for your next big trip.


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National Small Business Week 2015 Highlight Reel

The U.S. Small Business Administration has completed another successful Small Business Week. Check out what happened during a week's worth of events and what's ahead for next year.


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Travel Hacks for Stress Free, Enjoyable Journeys

Travel, whether for business or fun, can be stressful. But, hey, there are tricks to taking the stress and difficulty out of that experience. Check this cool list of tips and hacks and you won't be the same clueless excursionist. You'll be a traveler in charge.


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Myths and Realities About Incorporating for Freelancers

Freelancers are no longer a small solitary breed set apart from the vast majority of American workers. Today, a third of the workforce is made up of these professionals. So what protections to these modern workers need to consider in this new frontier?


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Celebrating National Business Etiquette Week

The Protocol School of Washington is hosting a week's worth of events to celebrate National Business Etiquette Week this year. And the school is sponsoring video contests, too, one with an eye on business etiquette practices in the future.


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9 Common Mistakes That May Kill Your Business Online

If you're running an online business, please check out this list of 9 reasons that could be dragging down your business right now. Hint: If you don't have a mobile website, get one as soon as possible.