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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.

[Video] Make Work-Life Balance a Priority

[Video] Make Work-Life Balance a Priority

Work-life balance may sound like just another corporate buzzword. But entrepreneurs do 30% of your work outside of normal work...

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8 Ways to Reward Employees on a Budget

8 Ways to Reward Employees on a Budget

With Labor Day just around the corner, it’s time to think about how much you appreciate the employees who...

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Chances Are You Could Be Getting More from Your Cloud Software

Chances Are You Could Be Getting More from Your Cloud Software

Is your business in the cloud? Cloud-based software, also known as software as a service (SaaS) has blown up...

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[Podcast] Entrepreneur Puts a Fresh Coat of Paint on a Growing Small Business

[Podcast] Entrepreneur Puts a Fresh Coat of Paint on a Growing Small Business

When it comes to home renovations, today’s smash-hit home improvement television shows don’t have the monopoly on creativity and...

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Fido In the Fast Lane: Why Pet Services Are Going Mobile (And How To Keep Up)

Fido In the Fast Lane: Why Pet Services Are Going Mobile (And How To Keep Up)

If you’re in the pet services industry, you might notice an increasing trend toward mobile pet services. That’s because...

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When It’s Worth Making The Switch: Best Banks for Small Business Checking Accounts

When It’s Worth Making The Switch: Best Banks for Small Business Checking Accounts

As a small business owner, you have relationships with a lot of different vendors. But few are as important...

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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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