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Small business trends are always on the fast track — whether it’s the latest technology to boost productivity, or an upcoming holiday or event with a new window of opportunity. Get the information you need to be current on business trends — so you can stay ahead of the curve and successfully capitalize on them.

Encourage employee volunteerism

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4 Ways Companies Can Benefit From Social Responsibility

Companies are taking corporate social responsibility more seriously than ever. According to The Guardian, more than 5,000 corporations release their environmental, social and corporate governance performance on an annual basis. And, nowadays, it’s not hard to find an initiative designed to attract socially​ minded companies. The Guardian explained that today’s trends in social responsibility are a […]

Celebrate National Small Business Week during the first week of May

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Celebrate National Small Business Week with Events in May

The first week of May marks the country’s annual celebration of small businesses. National Small Business Week will be recognized through Saturday, May 6, with plenty of opportunities for small business owners to participate in events, both online and in their communities. National Small Business Week was designed to highlight the significance small businesses have […]

POS Systems for Small Businesses

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The Future of POS Tech-Savvy Systems For Millennials

Your point-of-sale system is one of the biggest touch points inside your retail space or restaurant. A quick, effective and secure transaction goes a long way toward reinforcing positive feelings about your business and ends each encounter with a customer on a high note. Of course, not all POS systems are created equal. Some offer […]

National Doctors Day March 30th

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Celebrate Medical Advancements On National Doctors Day: March 30

National Doctors Day is a national tradition now in the middle of its 8th decade. The first was held March 9, 1933 in Georgia. Eudora Brown Almond, whose husband was a doctor, organized the day of recognition and chose March 9 because it was the anniversary of the first time that anesthesia was used in 1842. […]

Incentivize sales team

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How To Incentivize Your Sales Reps For Consistent Growth

Sales staff are a unique group of individuals in the business world, in large part because they’re so accustomed to individual and group incentives for high levels of achievement. While many people value the bonuses they may receive from their employers, salespeople are part of a smaller, distinct group that generally expect to receive performance-based […]

Craft beer bar success tips

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Tips On Running A Successful Craft Brewery Bar

Beer has a long and storied history, with recipes dating back to some of the earliest recorded civilizations. It’s highly preferred in the U.S., too. Aggregated Gallup polls from 2010 through 2016 show beer is the most popular alcoholic beverage in America. Overall, beer is preferred over wine and liquor by 54 percent of men and […]

Changes to the Affordable Care Act

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How to Prepare Your Company for an Obamacare Fallout

After years of concern related to the Affordable Care Act and the additional burdens it placed on organizations, there’s a new issue to contend with. President Donald Trump made promises in the past to roll back the ACA – commonly called Obamacare – and a potential replacement bill was released in early March. What does […]

Biggest small business trends of 2017

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3 Biggest Small Business Trends of 2017

The year has just begun, but it’s easy to see which business trends are having on impact across the country. For business owners who already feel behind this year, there is still hope. All these entrepreneurs need to do to get back in the game is catch up on a few trends that are really […]

Trump's Impact on Construction Businesses

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How Will the Trump Administration Impact Construction?

Like many presidents before him, Donald Trump campaigned on several issues he plans to address during his tenure in the Oval Office. One that stuck out was the need for improved infrastructure. “We will build new roads, and highways, and bridges, and airports, and tunnels, and railways all across our wonderful nation,” he told the […]

Trump's small business impact

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How a Trump Administration Could Impact Small Businesses

President Donald Trump has promised to change course from the Obama administration on a number of business-related issues, including taxes, health care and regulations. If Trump is able to follow through on his promises, entrepreneurs need to know how these changes will affect them and be prepared for a different business climate from what they’re experiencing now. Throughout […]

Purchasing trends for retailers

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The Purchasing Trends Retailers Need to be Aware of in 2017

Retail payments will undergo a revolution in 2017. Numbered are the days of cash and credit card-only transactions. Consumers are pining for a faster, easier and more convenient way to pay for their goods and services, and they have been flocking to digital payment methods as a result. As the new year approaches and beyond, […]