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It’s that time of year again – annual employee performance review season! And with employee reviews comes the inevitable question of how do you reward high-performing employees, especially in a tough economy? Here are some tips for assessing the best ways to reward your employees based on a strong Read More
Ho, ho, ho! It's holiday season once more. But what if the holiday season is not your big selling season? If this is you, read our four tips for making the most of holiday season – and ensuring your business remains top of mind into the new year, with a healthy bottom line to boot. Read More
If your sales are struggling and revenues are falling, it's essential to conduct a full review of your business to understand where things have gone wrong and where the opportunity lies for turning things around. This is easier said than done when you are living and breathing this stuff each day, b Read More
How do you staff a new or growing business? Do you dive right in and hire full- or part-time employees? What about turning to friends and family or a staffing agency for help? Here are some options that you might wish consider as you review and prepare for your short- and long-term business staffi Read More
Making sure your business gets paid on time and as seamlessly as possible is critical to your success and survival. Here are some pointers about setting up customer payment options, tips for getting paid on time, and what to do if you don’t! Read More
Did you know that all the net new jobs in the U.S. over the past 25 years came from firms less than five years old? This calls for a celebration! And that’s exactly what Global Entrepreneurship Week (Nov 15-21) is all about - a celebration of entrepreneurship – on a global scale. Learn more about h Read More
Everyone from individuals to employers has questions about the Affordable Care Act of 2010 – whether it’s deciphering facts from myths or trying to understand what your options for healthcare coverage are now and in the future. Cognizant of the need to provide the public with more information about Read More
Everyone loves a good customer review, but what happens when the online reviews are unfavorable, negative or even make claims that are downright false?

Here are some tips for managing your online reputation and understanding your options and tactics for handling a “bad” online customer Read More
Something’s brewing over at the Small Business Administration (SBA), and it’s good news for small business. This fall, the SBA is re-launching the Web site. Complete with bells and whistles, the new will provide small business owners and entrepreneurs, with an interactive and custom Read More
Let’s start by clarifying that there is no such thing as an “ultimate guide” to marketing. In-truth, marketing is an ever evolving, and essentially limitless business function. Despite this, there are some universal marketing principles and creative approaches that can help any small business owne Read More

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