June 25, 2016

Things You Didn’t Know

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The Secrets of the SBA Impact on Lending

For small businesses looking for capital through loans, they're finding prospects aren't that promising. So, what is the Small Business Administration's impact on the sluggish small business loan market.


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What Does Making a Bad Hire Really Cost?

What's the cost of a making a bad hiring decision? It's probably a lot more than you think. A new study from Career Builder aims to put a price on making a bad employment decision.


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How Can You Prevent People from Using Your Wireless Network

Do you suspect a drain on your WiFi signal may be caused by someone siphoning off all your company's available bandwidth? Here are ways to protect your small business's wireless network from freeloaders and potential hackers.


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Retail Sites You Didn’t Realize Had Business Programs

A lot of big retailers have special buying and membership programs -- even special sites -- exclusively for business owners. Check out this list of retailers you may not have been aware had these programs.


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Thermostats, Other Office Devices Could Leak Data

Ready to add a smart device to your small business operations? Think twice before you do. New research shows that many of these devices fail to encrypt data coming in and going out of them.


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20 Secrets for the Best eCommerce Pricing

One of the most important steps in the process of creating and managing your eCommerce store is setting the price on items. Here are tips on getting the price right.


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5 Secrets to Retaining Great Employees

Small businesses risk losing their employees as much as any other company. And people will leave for a variety of reasons. If you're keen on keeping the people you have for as long as you can, check out these 5 tips for retaining good employees.


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30 Secrets to Marketing Your eCommerce Store

You've got an online store for your small business but it needs some help. Here are tips for marketing an eCommerce store and improving the look and feel of your eCommerce site today.


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50 Most Fun Home-Based Businesses

More and more businesses are being run from living rooms, basements, dens, and garages. That's because technology has allowed us to remove the traditional workspace in favor of the home. Here are 50 fun home-based businesses you can start with a little know-how and some extra space at home.


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How Color Makes You Work Better

Paint colors, accent walls, pieces of art, and some well-placed furniture. They all should come together to create a workplace that's conducive to getting work done in a non-antiseptic setting.





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