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13 Essential iPhone and iPad Apps for Running a Startup

As the size of Apple’s App Store grows, the company is getting more creative with how it highlights newcomers and noteworthy apps by putting together “collections” that make it easier …

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4 Downsides of Not Using Accounting Software

Small businesses have an array of accounting software applications to choose from when first starting up. Programs like QuickBooks track financial transactions, generate invoices, and print out reports. Yet some …

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Should You Ban Customers from Using Cell Phones?

Check out the Yelp reviews for Saad’s Halal Place, a Philadelphia eatery, and you’ll read raves about its shawarma and chicken maroosh. Patrons also strongly suggest that you turn off …

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5 Mobile Apps for Better Work-Life Balance

As an entrepreneur, it can be difficult to “clock out” to spend time with family, get some exercise, or pursue outside interests. Nearly two-thirds of respondents to a Manta.com survey …

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10 Steps for Creating Your Business’s Facebook Page

If you’re still holding out on creating a Facebook page for your business, the reasons to reconsider your position are multiplying fast. Here are just two: Nearly 9 million small …

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5 Ways to Take Advantage of the iPhone 5

As a small-business owner, if you haven’t developed a mobile strategy, now’s the time. Apple sold more than 5 million units of the iPhone 5 in its first three days …

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5 Mobile Apps for Building Better Work Habits

For any entrepreneur who aims to start and grow a company, self-discipline is key. Whether that means setting your alarm an hour earlier, teaching yourself to code, or committing to …

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4 Free Online Learning Sites for Small Businesses

What could you learn that would help you run your business more intelligently? Whatever it is, if you have a computer with an internet connection, chances are you can find …

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7 Mobile Apps for Recognizing and Rewarding Employees

Recognizing your employees’ good work can not only boost morale, but also increase productivity, encourage collaboration, and reduce staff turnover. You could opt for traditional rewards, such as VIP parking …

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4 Ways to Maximize the SEO of Your YouTube Videos

Now that you’ve invested in making a video, how will you get potential customers to watch it? One inexpensive way to draw attention is to make sure that it ranks …

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3 Mobile Apps to Make Travel Easier

The smartphone can be a road warrior’s handiest tool when it comes to navigating unfamiliar streets. The device’s built-in GPS can not only steer you toward your next meeting, but …

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3 Fast-Growing Technologies Small Businesses Should Pay Attention To

Research firm IBISWorld recently picked its top 10 technologies poised for significant growth and the industries likely to reap the bottom-line rewards. It’s the kind of list that tends to …

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How to Create an Effective Email Newsletter

If you have a list of email contacts or are in the process of gathering one, sending out a regular e-newsletter may be just what you need to increase interest …

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3 Tips for Better Password Security

When Wired writer Mat Honan was hacked, much of his digital life was wiped out, from his address book to photos of his daughter. It’s a cautionary tale for any …

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How to Outsource Your Grunt Work

Don’t have enough time to take care of necessary yet mundane tasks? You could hire an intern, but that seems like such a hassle — because you’ll have to train …

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