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A Song for the Ages: The Harmony Garden Music Center

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At Patriot Software, we’re committed to providing accounting and payroll software that lets small business owners keep their time and money for what they love: running their business!

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6 Unique Ways to Keep Your Business Booming During the Coronavirus

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Whether your business sells products or services, coronavirus has likely impacted you in some shape or form. And although the coronavirus continues to rock the boat nationwide, it’s not going to sink it. Here are some ways you can keep your business booming during a global pandemic.

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Communicating Coronavirus Updates to Your Employees: The Patriot Software Way

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We will continue to update here with future communications. Patriot Software is headquartered in Ohio, a state that’s been at the forefront of pandemic response. Feel free to share and edit as needed.  Patriot Software’s President and Chief Legal Officer, Mike Wheeler—who is a licensed attorney in the state of Ohio—has been in daily communication […]

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Mentoring Employees 101: Tips to Get Your Top Talent on the Right Track

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Being a business owner is no easy task. You have to be dedicated, passionate, and patient. And when you add employees into the mix, you become a leader and role model. Whether you realize it or not, your employees are the foundation of your business. Without them, your company will likely struggle to thrive. If […]

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9 Things Employers Can Do for Employees During the Coronavirus

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Have you been closely following the U.S. government’s response to the escalating coronavirus situation? If so, you know that the government is working quickly to provide worker and small business relief. As an employer, you can also take matters into your own hands to keep your workers safe and financially sound.

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5 Ways to Use Translation to Enhance Your Small Business

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If you run a small business, you no doubt appreciate how challenging it can be to control costs. But despite the cashflow headaches that running a small business can sometimes create, doing so also provides a wealth of opportunities that larger companies usually don’t offer.

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Patriot’s Picks: The Best Small Business Articles

The best small business articles from February.

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

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How to Take Your Home-based Business Into an Office

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For many, operating a business from home is a convenient and enjoyable way to make a living. No wonder there are nearly 15 million home businesses in the U.S. alone—that’s half of all businesses in the country.

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Passing the Business Baton: 5 Steps to Put the “Success” in Business Succession

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Whether you’re planning on passing the business baton to one of your family members, employees, or an external expert, you need to prepare your business for the future. According to one source, 40% of businesses face issues when it comes to succession. Instead of hitting a bunch of succession roadblocks and putting your company’s success […]

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6 Ways to Encourage Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

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According to a recent ZipRecruiter study, 86% of job seekers keep an eye out for workplace diversity when looking for a job. But candidates aren’t the only ones who value diversity and inclusion in the workplace—your current staff does, too. 

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