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Imagining Some Top Brands as Brews

If top brands like Facebook or Nike had their own beers, what might they taste like? This is exactly the question custom T-shirt creator Printsome tried to answer with "Beer-tualising." It's a series of designs guaranteed to make you see your favorite brands in a whole new light. Take a look.


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Good Office Furniture Can Be a Good Marketing Tool, Too

Take the furniture in your office seriously. It's more than just a couple of mismatched chairs and desks or a place to park yourself for the day -- or at least it should be. Comfort is certainly important, but so is appearance. What experience does good office furniture create for customers?


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What Role Do Machines Play in the Future of Customer Service?

Like it or not, machines will eventually replace the human in some aspects of your small business operations. That's not necessarily a bad thing, in a lot of cases. Here are some ways small businesses can adopt machinery to handle some customer service tasks.


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What Type of Leader Are You?

The former Soviet Red Army hockey team was a feared group of men. And they were, for a long time, very successful. They were led by a man who ruled with the proverbial iron fist. There can be a lot said for that style of leadership but surely there are other ways to lead.


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Death to Comic Sans: The Ugliest Fonts to Avoid

Creative Market looked at some of the ugliest fonts in use today. Arial, Comic Sans, Papyrus ... look around; they're probably in use at your office right now. Designers say these fonts need to stay off documents and signage immediately.


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How to Handle the Difficult Task of Firing Someone

If one member of your team hasn't been pulling their weight for some time, it may be time to let them go. Firing an employee definitely isn't one of the easiest tasks a small business owner encounters but sometimes it's absolutely necessary. Here are tips on how to handle firing someone.


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Join.me Provides Easy ‘One-Touch’ Mobile Meetings

join.me is making it easier to collaborate with your colleagues and clients with new One-Touch access. Users get notifications on their iPhone or Apple Watch and with just a tap of the finger, can join a join.me online meeting wherever they may be. Don't have an Apple Watch? You still have time to win one by participating in this Twitter contest.


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Not On Facebook? You’re Missing Out, Study Says

Small businesses everywhere are using Facebook to grow and reach new audiences. And if you're not using Facebook to benefit your small business, you're definitely missing out on a great opportunity.


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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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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.