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Wouldn’t it be nice if you could stick to what you do best? Hate to break it to you, but someone’s got to run the business.

The Secret Weapon for Introvert Entrepreneurs: CRM Software

The Secret Weapon for Introvert Entrepreneurs: CRM Software

Networking, sales calls, customer service and vendor relations. These are all activities every entrepreneur knows they need to handle...

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5 Ways Smart Business Owners Unplug and Unwind during Summer

5 Ways Smart Business Owners Unplug and Unwind during Summer

When you run a small business, it’s easy to feel guilty if you step away for even a second....

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3 Smarter Ways to Put Your Small Business Tax Refund to Work

3 Smarter Ways to Put Your Small Business Tax Refund to Work

For both business owners and consumers, tax time can be a nervous time. If you’re new to running a...

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Why Great Customer Service Means More than Smiles and Handshakes

Why Great Customer Service Means More than Smiles and Handshakes

I recently came across an article touting a certain quick-service chicken restaurant and its winning recipe for customer satisfaction....

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3 Simple Steps to Help You Create a More Sustainable Small Business

3 Simple Steps to Help You Create a More Sustainable Small Business

The green movement is here, and it’s here to stay. Consumers are more eco-frinendly than ever. And businesses are...

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5 Techniques to Get More Patient Appointments at Your Healthcare Practice

5 Techniques to Get More Patient Appointments at Your Healthcare Practice

Regardless of what type of medical practice you have, any practice can be pretty unpredictable when it comes to...

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9 Ridiculously Easy Ways To Motivate Your Employees

9 Ridiculously Easy Ways To Motivate Your Employees

Smart business owners know the heart and soul of a business is the team working for them. Motivated employees...

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[Video] Stop Letting No Shows Cost You Money

[Video] Stop Letting No Shows Cost You Money

If you run a services business, you know customers miss appointments all the time. For example, no-show rates at...

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Want More Appointments? Remind Clients to Book Online, and How

Want More Appointments? Remind Clients to Book Online, and How

Convenience drives most consumer decisions. And if you have a services business, online appointment scheduling is a feature you...

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Small Business Saturday Is Your Day – Make It Count in 3 Nearly Free Steps

Small Business Saturday Is Your Day – Make It Count in 3 Nearly Free Steps

The second the calendar changes over to November, we know what’s on your mind. The holidays aren’t just coming....

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Don’t Let Spammers Ruin Your Day: How to Block Spam Calls to Your Business Phone

Don’t Let Spammers Ruin Your Day: How to Block Spam Calls to Your Business Phone

I’ve noticed it. You’ve noticed it. Robocalls and spam calls are interrupting your peace of mind and your day...

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So You Want to Start a Small Business – 5 Things You Absolutely Must Have

So You Want to Start a Small Business – 5 Things You Absolutely Must Have

So you want to start a small business. But like many of our clients, you have 101 ideas about...

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Use Virtual Meetings as a Competitive Advantage for Your Local Business

Use Virtual Meetings as a Competitive Advantage for Your Local Business

We talk a lot about the ins and outs of connecting with your customers. That’s because when it comes...

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8 Small Business Tax Tips You Need in the New Year

8 Small Business Tax Tips You Need in the New Year

Filing taxes for your local business? Planning ahead for 2018? Curious how the new tax law signed late last...

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Survey Finds Hiring a Top Challenge for Local Businesses in 2018

Survey Finds Hiring a Top Challenge for Local Businesses in 2018

At the end of 2017, Thryv friend and partner SCORE conducted a survey focusing on hiring challenges faced by...

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Amazon Announces Alexa for Business, and Why You Should Care

Amazon Announces Alexa for Business, and Why You Should Care

“Alexa, what’s the temperature outside?” “Hey Alexa, add chocolate milk to my shopping cart.” “Alexa, will Tom Brady help...

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4 Tips to Help Prep Your Salon or Spa for the Holiday Rush

4 Tips to Help Prep Your Salon or Spa for the Holiday Rush

Bring on the va-va-voom! It’s time to ramp up your salon or spa for the holiday season. And that...

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Tasty Tips: Preparing Your Restaurant for the Holiday Rush

Tasty Tips: Preparing Your Restaurant for the Holiday Rush

In the past 5 years, Google searches for “restaurants open on Thanksgiving” and “restaurants open on Christmas” have steadily...

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Eek! The Local Business Frankenstein

Eek! The Local Business Frankenstein

Eek! The Local Business Frankenstein

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Prep for Small Business Saturday in 5 Easy Steps

Prep for Small Business Saturday in 5 Easy Steps

With Small Business Saturday® 2017 a little over a month away, local business owners everywhere are clamoring to get in...

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This Percentage of Small Businesses Have a Formal Business Plan

This Percentage of Small Businesses Have a Formal Business Plan

Let’s get right to it: It’s 33%. A recent survey revealed that around 33% of small businesses have a...

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