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How to Get More Traffic to Your Website

January 12, 2018,

What’s the most effective digital marketing channel for small businesses? It’s not social media. It’s not advertising. It’s a website. Small business owners get this. It’s why websites are the most-used tool by small businesses.

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Your Business Owes Back Taxes; Now What?

January 11, 2018

Back taxes can have serious consequences for a small business. They accrue interest and penalties, so your tax debt can quickly snowball. The IRS will hold any tax refund your business is entitled to until the past-due taxes are paid.

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ACA Reporting Requirements Still in Effect for 2018

January 10, 2018,

Although the ongoing efforts of Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has cast doubt on the controversial law’s future, the IRS’ stance is clear. At the close of 2017, the Affordable Care Act still stands – and the IRS has sophisticated support systems in place to fully enforce it.

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Don’t Let Poor Contract Management Hurt Your Bottom Line

January 8, 2018,

Contracts form the lifeblood of any enterprise, and they’re often a company’s single greatest economic asset. Yet, according to the International Association for Contract & Commercial Management (IACCM), poor contract management is costing companies an average of 9 percent of their annual revenues.

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Get Your Workspace in Shape for 2018

December 26, 2017,

When was the last time you decluttered your office? It will realistically take you a day or two (or three, depending on how disorganized you are). But when you’re done, you’ll feel refreshed and ready to start the New Year with a clear head—and office.

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How to Break Out of a Small Business Sales Rut

December 22, 2017,

Many small business owners sometimes get into a sales routine that then becomes a "rut." Usually the real problem is that they are feeling isolated, like no one else can help them with their challenges. But this is not true! Here are 4 tips to get re-energized for business success.

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