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How to Increase Your Visitor-to-Lead Conversion Rate

March 10, 2020

Website traffic is an important metric that reflects the relevance, popularity, and engagement levels of your small business. More people on your site means that […]

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Where Should You Spend Your Marketing Budget in 2020?

March 5, 2020

In general, small businesses allocate 7% to 12% of their gross revenues to marketing. This compares with the Small Business Administration’s suggestion of spending 7% […]

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How to Negotiate Rent on Commercial Spaces

March 3, 2020

When it comes to finding a lease there will be several things on your mind; location, size, affordability, and condition to name a few. But, […]

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Improve Your Business Credit with These 7 Steps

February 27, 2020

It can take a while for a small business to establish a credit rating and even longer to improve one. But make no mistake, your […]

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6 Ways eCommerce Businesses Can Cut Their Shipping Costs

February 25, 2020

Shipping can either make or break new eCommerce businesses. Massive corporations like Walmart and Amazon have shipping down to an exact science, with order fulfillment […]

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Retail Businesses: Improve Your Instagram with These Tips

February 20, 2020

Instagram is a leading video- and photo-sharing platform that belongs to Facebook. It includes many business-friendly features, including ads, analytics, business profiles, tagged products, purchase […]

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10 Ways to Get Traffic to Your Website

February 18, 2020

The buzz word for increasing sales and conversions for any website is traffic, traffic, traffic. As a small business owner, one of the most significant […]

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Taxes in 2020 — Small Business Checklist

February 13, 2020

As we ease into the next tax year, it’s the right time to assess what’s new for businesses: Minimum wages: They went up in 13 […]

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Business on a Budget: Smart Spending Tips for Business Owners

February 11, 2020

For new and experienced business owners, balancing income and expenditures is never as easy as it seems. There is a qualitative cost to every decision […]

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