Management, Money

How Saying “No” Can Strengthen Your Client Relationship

In order to keep your customers paying you on time – and happy to do so – you need to proactively maintain your relationship with them. And in order to keep up a good relationship with your clients, you need…

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FG Philosophy & News

3 Ways to Establish a Reciprocal Relationship with Your Clients

Having templates for dunning letters and for collection calls is essential for the health of your receivables management, and your business in general. But it’s also important to maintain a give-and-take relationship with your clients. The client should never feel…

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FG Philosophy & News, Management

Laying the Groundwork for a Positive Client Relationship

One of the most important ways to get paid on time isn’t about giving yourself good invoicing habits or having a well-crafted collections letter. These things are important, of course, but even more essential to your long-term success is fostering…

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Management, Marketing & Strategy

What Do Online Reviews Have to Do with Your Business and Its Success?

We’ve all heard about how notoriously sinister Yelpers can be.  In one review, they can bring a business to its knees and make its owner cry out in mercy.  Yelp seems to be the popular place for people to go…

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HR, Management

3 Essential Tips for Outsourcing Your Small Business’s HR

Small business owners often have more on their plate to deal with than they can comfortably handle. This is especially true for those who seemingly handle every aspect of the business themselves, from sales and marketing, right down to IT.…

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Management

Benefits of Using a Professional Employer Organization (PEO)

Every small business owner wants to offer the best possible benefits package to their employees. After all, employees that receive a strong benefits package are more likely to be happy in their job than those who do not, which means…

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Management

Tips for Improving Employee Engagement in Your Organization

On any given day, there are a number of things that every business owner needs to focus on. It could be internal processes such as sales and marketing, or perhaps providing the best possible support to customers and clients. One…

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Marketing & Strategy

How to Create a Buzz: Word-of-Mouth Marketing and You

When you think of word-of-mouth marketing, do you envision your customers sharing your products and services through social media?  Do you see an array of tasks that involve “liking,” “tweeting,” “pinning,” and “sharing”?  If you do, you’re not entirely wrong…

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FG Philosophy & News

Learn About Receivables Management With Top QB Pro Advisors!

Have you seen the recent updates and changes to the FG Receivables Manager? Are you interested in getting advice from some of the leading QuickBooks Pro Advisors on receivables management? Then be sure to check out the Funding Gates team…

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Marketing & Strategy

How to Give a Stellar Sales Presentation

Giving a sales presentation is difficult for even the most seasoned professionals.  More than simple public speaking, a sales presentation has the added high stakes element of  being for potential clients. Not only must you avoid making mistakes you’re also…

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