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How to Get a Business In Shape for Franchising
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How to Get a Business In Shape for Franchising

After stints at the helm of Straw Hat Pizza and then Rita’s Italian Ice, Jonathan Fornaci, a fitness fanatic, took a job franchising a business that... More »

Exporting is Easy, Say Small Business Owners Who Do
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Exporting is Easy, Say Small Business Owners Who Do

Think there’s a market for your goods or services abroad, but wonder if you’re too small to get into exporting? If responses to the 2016... More »

Small Exporters Are Seeing a Slowdown, Survey Says
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Small Exporters Are Seeing a Slowdown, Survey Says

Export volume has grown, but is stagnating, for small exporting firms, The 2016 Small Business Exporting Survey found.The survey of 530 owners of... More »

Tell Your Story to a Huge Audience, Maybe Even Win Some Cash
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Tell Your Story to a Huge Audience, Maybe Even Win Some Cash

When’s the last time you won something? FedEx began accepting applications this week for its annual Small Business Grant Contest, which will award a... More »

A Small Biz Tidy-Up Starts with Tech
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A Small Biz Tidy-Up Starts with Tech

Thanks to entrepreneurial neat-freaks like Maria Kondo and Stasia Cymes, tidying up and clearing the clutter is all the rage right now. They promise... More »

10 Reasons Social Remarketing Beats Email For Your Business
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10 Reasons Social Remarketing Beats Email For Your Business

Does your business already have an email marketing program? Great. Then you’re going to love social remarketing. And if you haven’t been sending... More »

Is Your Business Taking Payments the Way Your Customers Want to Make Them?
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Is Your Business Taking Payments the Way Your Customers Want to Make Them?

The Senate resolved 12 years ago that the U.S. recognize April as National Financial Literacy Month in order to urge consumers to get their financial... More »

An App Puts Local Businesses on Their Own Map
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An App Puts Local Businesses on Their Own Map

To help her guests find their way around her town on the Hudson River, Airbnb host Joanie went further than providing a list of local attractions.... More »

Senior Care CEO Pays Bitcoin Ransom to Decrypt Marketing Content
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Senior Care CEO Pays Bitcoin Ransom to Decrypt Marketing Content

You might believe that the data and documents your business owns are of little value to anyone outside the company. But that doesn’t mean you’re not... More »

Expert Advice about Small Business Philanthropy
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Expert Advice about Small Business Philanthropy

From Russell Hodge, III of the Dublin, Ohio-based Hodge Group: “Informally survey customers and employees and to learn what they would like to see in... More »

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