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Hidden Costs Involved in Running a Business

When you are a business owner, you have to think of any and all expenses that may come up. This doesn’t include just things like emergencies, but important items that can...
finance crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Pitfalls Small Business Owners Must Avoid at All Costs

Financing a business isn’t as easy as it used to be. As of last July, the small business loan approval rate was only 23.1%. This was a slight drop from the...
invoicing mistakes

4 Invoicing Mistakes That Your Business Can’t Afford to Ignore

The top four invoicing mistakes include failing to use a professional layout for the invoice, which can lead to the second and third mistakes; delayed invoicing and failure to itemize. The...
financing and funding

What You Need to Know Before Seeking Business Financing

Are you planning to pull the trigger and start your own business? Before you give your two week notice to your boss, you need to make sure you have the financing...

Why Marketing is Key for Long-Lasting Business Growth

Fail to innovate and market and your business stands still. That means being pushed further and further behind by advancing competitors. Responsive marketing is the key to long-lasting and controlled business...
crowdfunding vs loans

Benefits of Traditional Loans Over Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding has earned a lot of attention lately. According to one estimate, brands and individuals raised over $34 billion with crowdfunding sites in 2015. A number of new reports have been...
digital branding

5 Secrets to Successful Digital Branding

The internet has empowered just about every one with a great business idea to open their online doors and start trading. And while this is exciting and easy, it does have one...
IT department

Does Your Business Really Need an IT Department?

An IT department can be anything from a single person responsible for all IT functions within the company or an entire office with hundreds of desks. There are many reasons why...
press release writing tips

5 Tips for Writing a Press Release That Will Get More Eyes on Your...

Press releases are often seen as a way to limit the damage of harmful PR, but these statements of intent are a great way to generate awareness about your business. The...
business data protection

The Importance of Protecting Business Data

There are quite a few reasons to spend time, effort, and money on data protection. They can include minimizing any sort of financial loss, being compliant with regulatory requirements, meeting expectations...

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Why the Cloud Means Business Now More than Ever

In October 2010, Microsoft launched the “To the Cloud” advertising campaign. Almost as quickly as it started, it became the butt of jokes. It still...

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