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Loan Denied. Small businesses can have difficult times trying to get qualified for a loan from their bank.

Why It’s So Tough To Get A Business Expansion Loan

You’re running a successful business, getting into a groove of day-to-day operations when it suddenly becomes abundantly clear – you need cash to keep the growth...

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Small buinesses need an array of insurance to keep their shop or restaurant running when something bad happens.

10 Insurance Policies For Retail & Hospitality Business Owners

When you wrote the business plan for your company, you probably didn’t get too excited at the thought of figuring out which insurance policies you’d need. Or eve...

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Small business owners strive for ways to make their business life simple. Apps can help.

5 Must-Have Apps to Boost Personal Productivity & Save Time

“There is NOT enough time in the day!”

Have you said that lately? We feel your pain. So we went on the hunt and found 5 really cool apps to boost your personal productivity and fight some of the most time...

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Annual Pay – 8 Jobs Profiled

Business owners love to know if they’re paying their employees too much, too little, or just right.  To help you decide, take a look at these stats from May 2016...

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Small business owners have diy accounting software options.

DIY Accounting: 3 Software Programs To Explore

As a small business owner, you have two basic choices when it comes to keeping your books -- hire an accountant or do it yourself. Both have their advantages. For th...

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Interview in progress sign on office door

10 Interview Questions To Ask To Find
Your Next Retail Super Employee

You’ve been through the hiring process before and you’ve used the same stale interview questions every single time. You need a change. What should you really be...

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Updating Your Restaurant Menu? Read This First.

It’s time to update your restaurant menu and you’re torn. Do you keep laminating them as you’ve always done? Or is it time to make the switch to waterproof pap...

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Small Businesses & Their Marketing Dollars

A big question for small businesses is "How much should I spend on marketing?" We thought it might help if you knew what your fellow business owners are doing market...

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You can do more than negotiate rates to actually reduce your credit card transaction fees.

5 Business Moves to Reduce Credit Card Transaction Costs

Things You Can Do WITHOUT Arguing Over Rate

Much of the cost of processing card transactions is “firm.” But there are still a few things you could investigate that might lower your costs. Here is our list...

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Itakes time to see money in your account after a credit card transaction.

Explaining the Time Lag from Credit Card Sale to Deposit

Credit Card Batch Processing & When Money Reaches Your Account

When Do You See Money? “When will funds be posted to my account?”  That’s the second most popular question that merchants have (after “What are my fees goi...

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