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6 Reasons Small Businesses Should Donate to Nonprofits

As a business owner, you have many financial responsibilities to think about — from compensating employees and paying bills to […]

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How to Win Over the Back-to-College Crowd

If you live near one of the 5,300 colleges in the U.S., chances are you’re about to experience an influx […]

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6 Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Food Truck’s Health Score

Health department inspections can happen at any time — even during a lunchtime rush — and if your food truck […]

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Should Your Restaurant Seat Incomplete Parties?

A group of three people walks into your restaurant and requests a table for six. That’s a lot of real […]

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How Consumer Financing Can Boost Your Bottom Line

Have your customers ever asked if you offer payment plans? If your small business sells products and services that regularly […]

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6 Ways to Combat Gift-Card Fraud at Your Small Business

Selling gift cards at your restaurant or retail store can be a great way to build brand visibility, increase customer […]

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How to Take Killer E-Commerce Product Photos on a Budget

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but in the world of e-commerce, product photography can make or break […]

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5 Ways to Get Customers to Take Surveys

Customer surveys can be a useful tool to glean insights about your business. However, filling out a survey generally isn’t […]

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