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Moving from a Home Office to a Commercial Space

Many successful companies came from humble beginnings. Amazon, Google, and Mattel all started in less-than-glamorous surroundings: garages. According to the Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, home-based businesses account for 50% of all firms. Whether you started your business in your garage or your home office, the time may come when you’ll need to move […]

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10 Resolutions Every Small Business Should Make in 2018

It’s a new year, which means it’s time for new resolutions. If you’re a small-business owner, start the year off right by implementing the following ten resolutions. Set Goals As a small-business owner, you should never venture into uncharted territory without a plan. This year, make goals for yourself, your business, and your employees. By […]

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The Evolution of Business Wi-Fi

It’s hard to imagine a world without Wi-Fi. But it wasn’t really that long ago that if you wanted to get online and get work done, you needed to be at your desk, plugged into a phone jack and waiting for the beeping and buzzing of the modem to subside. These days, you can generally […]

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Protecting Customer Data by Preventing Password Attacks

With the rise in data breaches over the last few years, it’s vital for your brand to enhance security so you don’t fall victim to an attack. While there are several ways a hacker can steal data, 63% of data breaches occur as a result of weak or stolen passwords. The following information can help […]

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How to Work from Home Distraction-Free During the Holidays

When studies have shown that remote workers are less stressed, healthier, and more productive, working from home sounds particularly enticing during the holiday season. While this kind of work may seem like a dream, it’s not without its challenges.   The holidays are full of distractions, and it’s hard to escape them even from the […]

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What Is Mbps and Why Does It Matter to Your Business?

“Most brilliant pop star”? “My bad, pal, sorry”? Mbps doesn’t mean any of that; this initialism stands for megabits per second and refers to your internet speed and bandwidth. But why does it matter? As a small-business owner, the Mbps speed you have at home or in your office can impact your bottom line. Here’s […]

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Lessons Learned from Small Business Saturday

When we think of holiday shopping, our minds typically envision shoppers running rampant up and down aisles of mega-stores and scouring shelves for the best deals. But more and more each year, shoppers are supporting Black Friday’s quieter and more respectable sister, Small Business Saturday. The Resurgence of Shopping Local In the past, people shopped […]

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Last-Minute Strategies for Cyber Monday and the Holidays

  The holiday season has arrived, bringing with it good cheer and hope for increased sales during Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Some business owners feel hopeful because they want to offset lean quarters from 2017. Others want to increase sales going into the new year. Regardless of your motivation, the information included here comprises […]

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Top Hacks to Help You Upgrade Office Equipment before EOY

Time to run the numbers, and take advantage of liberal tax laws written to encourage investments that keep your business running it’s best. A new laptop could be just the thing. Major brands like Lenovo, HP and Dell have 15-inch touchscreen models with fast processors that can help you be more productive, whether you’re in […]

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How to Know When It’s Time to Shift from Home Business to Small Business

Establishing and growing a home business is no easy task. When you’re wearing multiple hats and juggling a handful of tasks, it’s easy to forget to take a step back and evaluate when your home business has outgrown its shoes and needs a new pair in the small-business section.   Know When It’s Time to […]

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