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What Small Businesses Need to Know About P2P Lending

We all know and love Uber, but what happens when Uber’s business model is applied to lending money? Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is connecting borrowers to lenders in the same way that Uber connects passengers to drivers. But how does it…

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Common Acronyms for Invoices, Billing, and Contract Terms

Acronyms are common abbreviations used in the business world for forms like invoices, bills, and contract terms. If you have no idea what an IC is or how to fill out an I/O, don’t sweat it- we’re here to answer…

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Marketing & Strategy, Money, Trends

The Biggest Threat to Small Businesses in 2014 and Beyond: Data Breaches

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, so we wanted to bring you all a comprehensive guide to the biggest threat to small businesses in today’s world: data breaches. Unfortunately for many unprepared small businesses, 2013 was the year that…

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Management, Money

The Single Security Precaution Small Business Owners Must Take (but Many Don’t!)

Cybersecurity is an increasing concern among small business owners, but many don’t know where to begin with such a complex problem. While the security needs of different businesses vary drastically between industries and even between individual companies, there is a…

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Management, Money

6 Ways You May Be Undercharging for Your Work & How to Fix It

Whether you’re selling handmade goods on Etsy, pricing out a new contracting job, or selling your freelance services – underselling the worth of your products and services is a common problem in the small business world. Why? When small businesses…

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The Secret to Automating Collections without Losing the Human Element

Managing accounts receivable is about managing relationships. And with any business, some relationships are good and others are not so good. Often times, finance executives and managers tend to oversimplify the A/R process. There is a stigma associated with “collections,”…

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Save Yourself Time, Effort & Money with These 5 High-Tech Office Gadgets!

Technology is transformational.  It has the ability to significantly change your work climate by making things more convenient, efficient, and enjoyable.  If the small business that you own is lacking gadgets and you want to know which ones will be…

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4 Easy Steps to Save Thousands on Your Business Loan

These days, speed and convenience drive most of our business decisions. So when you hear about the time and energy it takes to apply for a traditional small business loan, you may not even try. I can’t say I blame…

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How To Make The “Free Lunch” Sales Tactic Work For You

The Free Lunch is a sales tactic has been around nearly as long as there have been American businesses to begin with. Before jumping on the band wagon for this popular sales tactic, make sure you understand the logic of the Free…

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The Best Strategies For Successful Collection Calls

When a customer hasn’t paid on time and isn’t responding to collections emails or letters, it’s time to pick up the phone. Having to make collections phone calls can be a pain, but by preparing well, you will make the…

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