The benefits of local SEO

The Benefits of Local SEO (Including Google Maps, and Basic Keyword Research)

The benefits of local SEO

So what is local SEO and why is local SEO important for your small business? SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is a formula used by search engines to determine the authority of a site, when ranking it within certain search results. Why is local SEO important? Many businesses aim to rank high up in these lists […]

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How to Be a Team Player in a Leadership Role

As a small business owner, you naturally want to lead your business towards success. The way you choose to lead your team has a huge impact on your company. Fostering effective teamwork in an organization is an important step in building a strong workforce. You need to know how to be a team player at […]

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Tips for Conducting an Interview

4 Must-have Tips for Conducting an Interview

Tips for Conducting an Interview

As a small business owner, conducting interviews is one of your responsibilities. You might be just as nervous as the people you interview. Or, you might worry that you won’t hire the right person after the interviews. Here are some tips for conducting an interview.

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Read the best small business articles from April 2017.

Patriot’s Picks: The Best Small Business Articles

Read the best small business articles from April 2017.

Here are the best small business articles we read in April. We hope you find them as interesting and useful as we did.

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Find out how to test a business idea before launching your startup.

How to Test a Business Idea

Find out how to test a business idea before launching your startup.

You have a great business idea — at least you think you do — and you are ready to be the entrepreneur you’ve always wanted to be. But is your idea truly great, or are your aspirations great and your ideas a bit…meh.

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How to Protect Your Business from Money Fraud

How to Protect Your Business From Money Fraud

How to Protect Your Business from Money Fraud

As a small business owner, you might be forgiven for thinking that you’re not likely to be the target of fraud. After all, why would anyone come after you when there are bigger fish to fry? In fact though, small businesses are often the targets of money or payroll fraud because they are less likely […]

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Business Writing Tips

Improve and Grow Your Business Writing Skills With These 8 Tips

Business Writing Tips

Your business writing skills are more important now than ever before. You communicate via emails, IMs (instant messages), and texts. You’re writing all the time. To be competitive in the marketplace, your skills need to be constantly nurtured and updated.

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8 Tips for Growing as a Leader in Business

As a business owner, you do a lot. It can be hard to know how to be a business leader when you have a million and one things on your plate. Managing employees, handling accounting and payroll, and finding the time to focus on revenue-generating tasks are all important, but are they enough? Putting precedence […]

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Read the best small business articles.

Patriot’s Picks: The Best Small Business Articles

Read the best small business articles.

Here are the best small business articles we read in March. We hope you find them as interesting and useful as we did.

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Engaging Customers Through Social Media

Engaging Customers Through Social Media

Engaging Customers Through Social Media

When you run a small business, you offer customers a personal experience unlike one they would get at a major corporation. But, how is your online presence? In addition to face-to-face interactions, you should be engaging customers through social media. You don’t have time to do everything when you run a small business. However, you […]

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