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remote team
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How to Create a Culture of Integrity with a Remote Team

Today, nearly 50 percent of the American workforce does their job from outside the office. It’s a trend that’s mostly positive: those who work remotely report higher job satisfaction, less stress and better work-life balance. According to numerous studies, they’re also more productive. However, there’s one element of business that remote work makes more difficult,...
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3 Ways to Take Your E-Commerce Store from Good to Great

There is no doubt that e-commerce is a rapidly evolving industry. While this keeps things interesting for entrepreneurs, it also requires consistent improvements and constant innovation to ensure success. E-commerce business owners have to adapt their business strategy regularly to keep up with such a dynamic industry. As the e-commerce industry grows, so does a...
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How to Make Your Business Disruptive with Speed and Efficiency

As children, we are told we need to dream big, make the world a better place, solve a problem. If, like me, you are an entrepreneur, you took these speeches from teachers or parents to heart and have been looking for problems to solve ever since. Fast forward to present day, and you’ve narrowed all...
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4 Ways to Improve Your Client Relationships Through Automation

The word automation doesn’t exactly evoke excitement. However, automation doesn’t have to mean mundane and robot-like. In marketing terms, automation can help promote brand consistency, which in turn, can create reliability and trust.  As entrepreneurs, we all know what it’s like to take part in endless back-and-forth email chains with clients. When we talk about...
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8 Essential Logistics Tips For Small Business Owners

Supply chain and logistics are an integral part of every business, large or small. A logistics plan helps your business run efficiently and cost effectively. Without a plan, your costs will rise. Top logistics tips for small business owners: Understand the objective Before putting your plan in place, make sure you understand your company’s overall strategy....
Internet of things
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Why 2017 is the Year That the Internet of Things Takes Over

The Internet of Things, which describes objects and devices that are connected to the internet via Wi-Fi, is more and more prevalent in our everyday lives. As we become increasingly reliant on our smartphones, computers, tablets and virtual personal assistants like Alexa and Siri, we are witnessing non-traditional devices gaining similar capabilities. Everything from a car...
Scale Your Business
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Go to the Cloud: Cut Costs and Scale Your Business

New cloud computing companies can help you cut costs and rapidly scale your business for launch, rapid expansion or even franchising. Help ensure your business is free to redirect its resources for exceptional service, delivery and product innovation giving you a long-term competitive advantage in the market: Trim your startup costs: Setting up the necessary technology is...
Business operations
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Streamlining Business Operations in 5 Steps

Streamlining business operations can mean less paperwork, more productivity When you’re building a business, time is one of your most valuable assets. Even after putting in long nights and working on the weekend, small business owners are always short on time. It’s easy to become overwhelmed by the never ending to-do list, stacks of paperwork,...
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How To Improve Productivity From Day One

Key takeaways: How to empower productivity in the workplace The tools to use to improve efficiency The office distractions, and how to remove them If your start-up is in its early days, then now is the best time to begin! Start by implementing various actions and processes to drive productivity in both the short, as...
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Can Cutting Seconds Cut Costs?

As the old saying goes, "Time is Money."  Big retailers such as Gap, Limited Brands, Office Depot, Toys R Us, and the Meijer grocery chain are all jumping on this bandwagon as they try to squeeze as much profit as possible out of the upcoming weak holiday shopping season. (Read more here from the WSJ,...
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Invaluable tools & help for small business

As entrepreneurs we need to do everything as efficiently as possible. It actually truly makes my day when I discover a tool that makes me more effective. This afternoon my teammate Chuck Fuller passed along a link to me to update my Firefox web browser with a little diddy that displays the Google PageRank &...