February 9, 2016
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Sales Inspiration from Valentine’s Day

Think Valentine's Day is a made-up phony holiday? Bitter feelings about love aside, the holiday is a big one for a lot of businesses. Here's how your small business can get in on the spending frenzy that precedes the day.


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3 Proven Strategies for Reducing Employee Turnover

Want to keep good help from walking out the door for good? Check out these proven strategies for reducing employee turnover and retaining those good employees and contractors and keeping them satisfied.


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The DIY Guide to Being an SEO Expert

Want to get your business's website noticed by search engines but can't afford an SEO expert? Here's a DIY guide to SEO your website without paying for that expert.


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10 Small Things You Can Do to Make Your Business Stand Out

The littlest things are usually the ones that matter most. The small business community knows that the small things and making changes to them, can make a big impact on your success. Check out what they shared this week regarding tips to make your small business stand out from a growing crowd.


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Big List of How to Pay it Forward in Business

Giving back to the community that's made your small business a success is a great way to pay it forward. The goodwill you dispense can have a lasting impact on your future success. Check out this BIG list of ways your small business can pay it forward.


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71 Percent of Small Businesses Expect Growth, Report Says

Despite many challenges, small business owners remain an optimistic lot. Another survey, this from Wasp Barcode Technologies, finds that most small business owners remain optimistic over the economic climate ahead.


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Drone Registration Up, New Cloud Accounting Software Announced

The FAA's drone registry system has gotten 300,000 unmanned aircraft registered in just its first month. Also, Sage has new cloud accounting software and Adobe has a new website tool for creative types. These headlines top a busy week for small businesses in this week's Small Business News and Information Roundup.


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Do Your Retail Customers Have the Fitting Room Blues?

If you're running a retail clothing shop or any business that requires the use of changing rooms, pay attention to the small details. Keeping these rooms updated, clean and welcoming is a good way to keep your customers coming back.


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See Which Pinterest Pins are Popular with Men

Despite social beliefs, there are plenty of men using Pinterest. Here are the top male user topics searched and posted about on Pinterest. Learn how male pinterest users are using the site.