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8 Ways to Shield Your Business from Hackers

Business owners need to secure online banking and data stringently. Secure your workplace by putting these 8 protocols in place for you and your employees.

“Shop in stores with concrete floors.”

Enter the mystical realm of warehouse stores, where bulk-buying can save you big money in the long run.

10 Things I Just Won’t Do to Save Money

Turn down money-saving opportunities? Yup! One very frugal writer shares the questionable and straight-up dumb ways he won't save money.

Introducing the Money Tips Network

Money Tips Network is an association of the most trusted personal finance blogs. Our goal is to educate the public with honest and helpful money tips that are easy to understand a

Cash-Strapped Businesses Turn to Purchase-Order Financing

Many business owners are turning to alternative lenders who offer to finance their purchase order.

How to Package and Sell Services Online

How can you package and sell services online in a way that leverages the precious resource of time but offers tremendous value to customers and doesn’t compromise service qualit

To Groupon or Not to Groupon: The Cost of Offering Deep Discounts

Wouldn't it be nice if you could run a free online coupon deal and wake up the next morning to learn you'd sold two thousand pre-paid dinners or event tickets? Maybe, maybe not.

Tax Breaks for Going Green

With the many tax deductions and credits available to business owners, making your company more sustainable can pay off when you do your taxes.

Make the Most of Your Business Expenses with Travel Rewards

These days, getting frequent flyer miles are more helpful than ever. The airlines are charging more and running less flights, but the demands of a business traveler haven't gone

How to Get the Most Out of Your Merchant Account

More and more consumers are putting away their cash and just relying on plastic. As a business owner, what can you do to get the most out of your merchant account and please you

The Truth About Personal Guarantees

If you’ve ever borrowed money from a bank for business use, you’ve no doubt argued against adding your personal guarantee to the deal. And if you’re like most small business own

101 Small Business Mistakes (and What You Can Learn From Them)

Let's be honest: running a small business is not an easy task. And even the most successful business owners have had their fair share of blunders. Here are some of the biggest mist

6 Facebook Flubs Your Company Must Avoid

Find out what the typical Facebook user is hoping you won’t do, and avoid these common social media mistakes at all costs.

Pros and Cons of Online Visitor Registration

Your company’s approach to online visitor registration can cement or destroy a relationship.

4 Employee Benefits at Little (or Zero) Cost

Want to offer big-time benefits on a small budget? Consider the advantages of flexible hours, employee discounts, corporate memberships, and higher education for your employees

4 Secrets of Meaningful Projections

When done correctly, forecasting is one of the most value-added activities a business owner can do. Here are four secrets to make this activity meaningful for the future of your

Your 2010 Budget Revisited

With the first quarter of 2010 behind you, the economy in recovery, and a number of new laws on the books, now is a good time to review your budget for the balance of this year

4 Reports That Will Keep Your Business Thriving

4 important reports you should be reviewing for your business.

How to Focus on Your Ideal Customer

Small businesses need to create a persona of their ideal customer — not average, but ideal — so they have an actual living, breathing person in mind to target.

Mapping out Your Place on the Mobile Web

Your customers are using their smartphones to find you. Help them.