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Small Businesses Are Disproportionately Affected By Data Breach and Cybercrime: What You Can Do About It

It’s a wonder that small business owners often overlook cybercrime when considering threats to their business. Today, cybercrime is more prevalent than ever, with headlines showing instances of data breaches and business hacks year round. Yet, contrary to popular belief, a majority of cybercrime and data breach victims are, in...

Tools for Taking Your Small Business to the Next Level in 2019

Can 2019 be the year that your small business breaks out? It's certainly possible. If you have your eyes set on bigger things, these tools to help with your finances, marketing, and management can certainly come in handy and enable you to reach your business goals.

Building Up Your Brand’s Reputation and Relevance 3

Whether it’s a logo, jingle, or product, many well-known brands have built their reputation on the basis of a particular aspect of their company. For example, the Nike swoosh is instantly recognizable around the world, while the catchphrase “taste the rainbow” will be forever associated with Skittles. But symbols and...

Small Businesses Name E-Mail as Their Most-Used Marketing Tool 1

n addition to traditional mediums such as print, radio, and television, digital channels have also grown tremendously in recent years. However it may surprise some to learn that, according to a recent survey, e-mail is actually the most widely used marketing tool among small business owners.

Buying an Existing Business: Is it Right for You? 4

Let’s take a look at what you need to know about buying an existing business, including how to find business for sale, the pros and cons of this approach, how franchise opportunities differ from acquisitions, and what to consider once you do take the reigns.

Basic Steps to Help Protect Your Business From Hackers 2

There are more cyber-criminals and hackers out there than ever before. Learn how to protect your business with these basic website protection protocols for your employees and your company.

Common Payroll Mistakes Business Owners Should Avoid

It can feel impossible to keep up with everything, especially in a landscape of ever-evolving regulations and standards. In order to keep your legal ducks in a row, as well as a happy staff, you can’t afford to make these common payroll mistakes.

How Your Business Can Help Overcome Facebook's News Feed Changes

There's no doubt that Zuckerberg's announcement regarding the Facebook news feed updates should worry small business owners, bloggers, and brands. Nonetheless there are a few different tactics you can try to retain your place in followers' news feeds (or update them in other ways).