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Syncing your work calendar with your personal calendar is crucial when it comes to running an efficient business (and a functional life!). Make sure to sync your Google, iCal, Outlook to tools you use to maximize the $$$'s in your pocket. Here are some awesome benefits you'll experience...   (READ MORE)

Syncing your work calendar with your personal calendar is crucial when it comes to running an efficient business (and a functional life!).

Make sure to sync your Google, iCal, Outlook to tools you use to maximize the $$$'s in your pocket.

Here are some awesome benefits you'll experience...

 

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The release of the new iPhone 7 has proven one major headline: smartphones are now faster than PCs. That means that common tasks are now faster to perform on your mobile device than on your desktop or laptop. This is huge news for small businesses...      (READ MORE)

The release of the new iPhone 7 has proven one major headline: smartphones are now faster than PCs.

That means that common tasks are now faster to perform on your mobile device than on your desktop or laptop. This is huge news for small businesses... 


 

 

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I'm going to try my best to have an unbiased view of Square Up. It's tough, however, to not be partisan when I talk to small businesses every single day who complain about the costs, feature limitations, and passive support of Square. The feedback is simple: it can be really, really, really frustrating.   (READ MORE)

I'm going to try my best to have an unbiased view of Square Up.

It's tough, however, to not be partisan when I talk to small businesses every single day who complain about the costs, feature limitations, and passive support of Square.

The feedback is simple: it can be really, really, really frustrating.

 

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The one color that resonates with all self-employed professionals is the color green -- everyone likes making money. I’m not here to preach about how to get new business, because these days it seems like there’s a new lead-generation tool popping up every week. My focus is holding onto the green you do make, so you can reinvest your dollars into your business.   (READ MORE)

The one color that resonates with all self-employed professionals is the color green -- everyone likes making money. I’m not here to preach about how to get new business, because these days it seems like there’s a new lead-generation tool popping up every week.

My focus is holding onto the green you do make, so you can reinvest your dollars into your business.

 

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Growing your visibility online as a business comes with its benefits – more eyeballs, better marketing opportunities, and more customers. But what we have found is that increased visibility also makes it easy for fraudulent actors (aka, “fraudsters”) to identity and target honest business owners with innovative fraud schemes. In 2014 alone, 13 million people were victim of identity theft, with fraudsters stealing a whopping $16 billion from them.   (READ MORE)

Growing your visibility online as a business comes with its benefits – more eyeballs, better marketing opportunities, and more customers. But what we have found is that increased visibility also makes it easy for fraudulent actors (aka, “fraudsters”) to identity and target honest business owners with innovative fraud schemes.

In 2014 alone, 13 million people were victim of identity theft, with fraudsters stealing a whopping $16 billion from them.

 

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As an entrepreneur and small business owner, you are likely used to focusing on big picture projects: new products or services, transforming industries and building your business to succeed. However, you cannot neglect the more tactical things, either. Managing finances are an essential part of running a business and ensuring you have a regular income.   (READ MORE)

As an entrepreneur and small business owner, you are likely used to focusing on big picture projects: new products or services, transforming industries and building your business to succeed. However, you cannot neglect the more tactical things, either.

Managing finances are an essential part of running a business and ensuring you have a regular income.

 

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Converting new customers into returning clients is a key element to your business’s success. Having a “recurring” customer base is crucial when it comes to accurately projecting out your budget, making marketing decisions, and even estimating your own take-home pay. Not to mention, it’s six to seven times cheaper to keep a current customer than acquiring a new one.   (READ MORE)

Converting new customers into returning clients is a key element to your business’s success. Having a “recurring” customer base is crucial when it comes to accurately projecting out your budget, making marketing decisions, and even estimating your own take-home pay.

Not to mention, it’s six to seven times cheaper to keep a current customer than acquiring a new one.

 

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You may not recognize it, but opportunity cost affects your business every single day.Opportunity cost is essentially what you give up (the benefits of the next best alternative) when you make a choice. To understand how to keep your opportunity costs low, let’s first meet John...     (READ MORE)

You may not recognize it, but opportunity cost affects your business every single day.Opportunity cost is essentially what you give up (the benefits of the next best alternative) when you make a choice.

To understand how to keep your opportunity costs low, let’s first meet John...

 

 

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Time is money. This common idiom, widely attributed to Benjamin Franklin, is what drives a great deal of innovation in today’s tech-meets-business world. Mr. Franklin could not have anticipated mobile payment apps, but I bet he would recognize what they mean for today’s on-the-go entrepreneur slowed by the invoicing slog. Invoicing creates bureaucracy and doubt over when and how (and sometimes even if) entrepreneurs will be paid. (READ MORE)

Time is money. This common idiom, widely attributed to Benjamin Franklin, is what drives a great deal of innovation in today’s tech-meets-business world. Mr. Franklin could not have anticipated mobile payment apps, but I bet he would recognize what they mean for today’s on-the-go entrepreneur slowed by the invoicing slog.

Invoicing creates bureaucracy and doubt over when and how (and sometimes even if) entrepreneurs will be paid.

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