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These 6 Business Ideas Are Ideal for Stay-at-Home Moms and Dads

Millions of independent professionals and traditional employees work from home by choice. With so many perks of working just a few feet from where you sleep, it’s a wonder everyone doesn’t do it. Of course, stay-at-home moms and dads have less choice in the matter. These 6 stay-at-home business ideas all offer real earning potential. It’s possible that any one of them could provide you with enough to replace a full-time income, and then some.

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Businesses Need Good Credit Too: 5 Tips to Build Your Business Credit

Every small business needs to start building credit somewhere. Here’s what you can do to build your company’s business credit.

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How Can a Small Business Repair Its Credit Score?

As many people know, your credit history and credit score are vital when it comes to accessing affordable finance. Without good credit, you don’t have access to services and products such as mortgages, car loans, and other forms of finance that we have come to rely on. Moreover, good credit scores are also important for businesses. But how can a small business repair its credit in order to access affordable finance? Here are some steps you can take to get your credit back on track if it is damaged.

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Does My Company Really Need Business Insurance?

If you’re a small-business owner, you might be wondering if you need business insurance. After all, you have plenty of expenses already. Why should you add another one? However, there are plenty of reasons to invest in business insurance. Read here to find out more about it.

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Providing This Kind of Value Is the Key to Creating Loyal Customers

Commercial empires like Taco Bell, Target, and Walmart provide value, but it’s not what you think. They’re not providing anything new or hard to get. Focus on developing trust with your customers, and you’ll inevitably gain their loyalty.

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10 Easy Ways to Save Money in Your Business

If you can find ways to save money in your business, and at the same time increase sales, your profit margin will naturally rise. With a sophisticated marketing strategy, you have some control over sales. However, you have a good deal more control over your bottom line when you apply the following money-saving strategies. Put the following ideas to work in your business, then use your imagination to come up with more ways to spend less money.

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What Qualities Should You Be Looking for in New Hires?

Are you looking at taking on new hires in your business in the coming year? If so, look for people who have not only the technical skills the job requires, but also the soft skills that will make them a valuable long-term member of your team.

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From Disheveled to Organized: Practical Tips for Better Inventory Control

When you’re running an extremely small company with just a few orders coming in each day, inventory control isn’t something you have to think much about. You just do it. But when your company scales up and you begin receiving hundreds or thousands of orders a week, the need for a strategy quickly becomes apparent. Here are some tips that will help you take a strategic, proactive approach to inventory control.

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Who’s at Fault if You Are Injured on an Airplane?

When you are injured on an airplane, don’t assume that it is your fault. There are many instances where the airline company is liable for your injuries and responsible for compensating you fairly.

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What to Expect in a Truck Accident Settlement

When you are in a truck accident, you are entitled to recover both economic and noneconomic damages. Have an attorney calculate what your accident is worth. In this way, you will be much more likely to get what you deserve.

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5 Steps to Launching Your Own Business

If you’ve ever dreamed of launching your own business, you’re not alone. In the United States there are more than 28 million small businesses. What’s more, just consider this: Most large businesses started out as small ventures. However, statisticians report that only about two-thirds of businesses with employees continue after 2 years. And only about 50% survive after 5 years. All the same, if you follow a few basic guidelines, you may well find yourself among the 50% of small business that will still be going after 5 years.

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Feeling Burnt Out? A Mental Health Holiday Could Be What You Need

It’s tough being an entrepreneur. You deal with stress on an everyday basis. So now and then, you need to step back and take a mental health holiday. Here, we offer some suggestions for some quick and easy getaways that will leave your spirit refreshed.

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Inbox Zero: Manage Your Email Inbox Effectively

Many people think the term Inbox Zero means that they have nothing left in their inbox. They take it to mean that it’s about removing visual clutter. However, the Inbox Zero method is definitely not about that.

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Tips for Starting a Successful Trade Business

Trade-based businesses provide a valuable service to the communities they exist within. From maintaining local roads to ensuring that the homes and businesses built are within certain safety specifications (and every trade in between), there’s no denying that we’d be lost without these individuals and their masterful sets of skills. But how do you go from a skilled trades worker to the proud new owner of a successful trade business? Here are a few tips to consider.

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A Startup That Uses Powerful AI Algorithms to Build Better Brands

There is nothing new about the concept of branding. Business owners have always sought unique and compelling logos and company mottos that appeal to their customers. These days, they also seek to create a company culture that employees will find fulfilling and glamorous. However, there is a new approach to branding today, thanks to innovative startups like Tailor Brands. Read on to learn some of the ways Tailor Brands is empowering small businesses today.

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4 Ways to Build Remarkably Strong Connections with Your Employees

If you expect to run a successful business, you probably can’t do it alone. Employees who love the company and want to work hard for its greater good are not only desirable, they’re essential. The question for you is: Are you building strong, healthy relationships with your employees? Or is it more likely they regard you as just someone they report to?

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5 Tips to Make Relocating Easier for Your Employees

When you manage a company that has multiple locations across the country, you might have to make difficult decisions regarding relocating your employees. Nobody wants to uproot a family and ask them to relocate to another city. However, it sometimes is necessary for the good of the business. How you handle this process will speak volumes about your compassion and care for your employees.

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The 5 Hidden Costs of Becoming an Entrepreneur

There are many costs to being an entrepreneur, and some of them are hidden costs. The SBA estimates the average cost of starting a business to be around $30,000. No matter what type of business you start, you’ll need to invest hours in its creation and development. These costs alone are enough to intimidate prospective entrepreneurs from ever following through on their ideas. However, they don’t paint the entire picture of entrepreneurship. There are also hidden costs to being the founder and director of your own enterprise. You’ll need to be prepared for them as well.

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Keep Your Email Campaign Out of the Spam Folders in 4 Easy Steps

Any new business needs to spend plenty of time and energy on its marketing campaign. That’s just what it takes to get a finger hold in your business’s target segment and start to carve out a share of the market. Email marketing is an important part of this effort, but it can be fraught with obstacles. The last thing your business needs is to have an email campaign that gets stuck in potential customers’ spam folders. Follow these 4 steps to substantially improve the number of your messages that arrive safely in your recipients’ inboxes.

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4 Hacks for Entrepreneurs Entering International Markets

The evolution of technology means that small- and medium-sized businesses can now compete with larger organizations in international markets. Moreover, recent data from OECD (the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) shows that 9 of 14 member nations have business creation trending upward. This is encouraging news for new entrepreneurs. But there are a few precautionary measures a small or startup business should take before plunging into overseas adventures. Here are 4 hacks for entrepreneurs entering global markets.

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