February 12, 2016
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5 Business Ideas You Can Start to Combat Hostile Drones

The use of drones is spawning some interesting business applications. And one of those is the use of anti-drone technologies. Here are a handful of businesses that employ the use of anti-drone technologies and some creative non-tech ways to combat drones and services that could be an idea for your own localized business.


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How to Avoid a Website Crash on Your Busiest Sales Day of the Year

If your small business has its busy sales days throughout the year, it's vital that your website is equipped to handle a flood of traffic and transactions. Any hiccups could cost you customers. Here are ways to ensure your site stays running even when it's limits are being tested.


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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.