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4 Growth Tactics for Your Small Business

Many of us would love to be the next Facebook, Reddit or Google. It is a dream of anyone with a startup, whatever the genre, to become the contender for established sites already dominating the Web. The problem is that these sites are already working with a dedicated user base. When it comes to establishing growth tactics, it can be easy to become overwhelmed.

So where do you start?

Perhaps the best way to figure out your own growth strategyRead More

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5 Tips for Managing an Efficient Global Supply Chain

global supply chainDoes your business buy from suppliers in an international supply chain?

In the face of competition and economic pressures, global supply chains are under more and more pressure to deliver their products at a greater value, on-time and at a lower cost. But if one link in the supply chain is broken, (for example, a delayed payment or late shipment), the consequences to your small business can be problematic.

So what can you do to better manage this process and Read More

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Small Business Top 100 Podcast List: The 2013 Edition

small business podcastPodcasts continue to be popular, whether in video or audio. We’re delighted to announce the 4th Annual “Top 100 Podcast for Small Business” list — 2013 Edition.

Each year we choose 100 of the most informative small business podcasts.  While there are many excellent business podcasts out there, these  are ones that we think small business owners, startup entrepreneurs, managers, marketers and budding entrepreneurs will find particularly valuable.

Congratulations to all those listed!

If you didn’t make the Read More

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Stitch Inventory Integrates With Xero Accounting: Two Small Business Lessons

Stitch LabsStitch Labs recently announced the integration of its inventory management software with Xero, a cloud accounting application.

The Stitch – Xero integration means that after a one-time setup, information and transactions can sync up between the two applications without needing to update the two accounts separately or re-key information manually.  Plus, customers get more granular data to understand their businesses better.

In an official announcement on the Stitch Labs Blog, the company explained the simple rationale for the move. Read More

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Infographic: Top 10 Time Killers Online

No matter how efficient you are, the fact is that we all waste time, at some time or another. This infographic from OfficeTime.net examines the top 10 ways we kill time every day. Follow the flow chart and see how you can change the way you work.

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