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How To Become A Better Boss In 10 Minutes

Your employees are looking for leadership. Teach them something useful to their careers and you'll be demonstrating it.

Building A Business Website Is Cheaper And Easier Than Ever

Your customers are looking for you online. Here's how to build the site where they can find you.

4 Genuine Ways To Execute The Brand Promise

It's not enough to develop a brand promise. To be successful, your company has to live up to it.

How To Identify And Eliminate Waste In Your Budget

When the going gets tough, the tough tighten their belts. Here's how to tighten yours.

Decoding The New Tax Rules For Merchants

Prelude to a national sales tax? Maybe not, but new IRS rules mean credit card companies and online payment processors now must report the transactions they manage.

Is Your Online Business In Danger of Privacy Violations?

A thoughtful privacy policy that respects and protects your customers' private data encourages trust, and sales.

Putting Pinterest to Work for You

Pinterest, the interactive pinboard, is another social media platform gaining popularity. It's also another opportunity to get noticed and gain customers.

10 Employment Laws You May Be Breaking

State and federal employment law can be arcane. But no matter how difficult to comprehend, you're still liable if you're not in compliance.

Why You Should Reconsider Your Business Forecasting Strategy

All businesses benefit from the sound strategic planning a budget can provide. But small and fast growing businesses may need a more dynamic tool.

Is Social Media Killing Your Business?

Facebook, Twitter, G+ can all be cost effective marketing tools. They can also be time and resource sinks.

Making Your Web Presence Both Local and Global

Think globally, act locally. Or is it think locally, act globally? With some planning, both can be true for your online identity.

Turn Your Business Into a Money Machine

When it comes right down to it, every business is a money machine. Some are just better designed than others.

Tax Law Changes For 2012: What You Need To Know

Here's a look at tax law changes you can expect for 2012 and how to plan ahead to take advantage of those changes now.

Are Your Tweets Being Heard?

You've tried twitter and haven't noticed a boost in business? Try these tweaks to tune up your profile, your tone and your connections.

How To Keep Your Business Headed In The Right Direction

If you don't know where you're going, you aren't going anywhere.

5 Types Of Employees That Are Destroying Your Business

You can't afford to hire -- or keep -- these five types of problem employees.

The Ability To Execute Is Your Most Valuable Asset

Stop talking about it, planning for it, dreaming of it and start getting it done.

Customer Service Mistakes You’ll Never Recover From

Gaining customers is hard work. Make sure you aren't losing them through preventable customer service blunders.

5 Principles Of Creating A Cultural Brand

Crossing the line between commerce and culture.

4 Steps To Perfecting Your Social Media Strategy

If you've added a social media component to your marketing, be sure to actively measure and track your efforts.