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How to Improve Business: Achieving Better Results in 2020

Another year, another chance to grow your small business. So, do you want to know how to improve business? Unfortunately, there’s no magic formula for achieving better business results. You can, however, set yourself up for success now and throughout the year.

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We Asked 700+ Experts, and THIS Is How to Keep Your Top Talent

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Are you worried about your best employees leaving your small business? If so, you’re not alone. Building and hanging onto a team of hardworking employees is a worry that most business owners share. Do you know how to keep your top talent in the new year and beyond?

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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 our top article picks from the month of November. We hope you find them as interesting and useful as we did. Marketing your business 6 Creative Sales Promotions For This Holiday Season | Hatchbuck There’s still time to give your holiday sales season a boost! If you’re looking for creative promotions to offer, […]

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Catching up With Coleen, Founder of The Historical Homemaker Bakery and Cafe

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

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What Is Small Business Saturday®?

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It’s sweeping the nation yet again. Celebrating its 10th anniversary. Happening in between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It’s … Small Business Saturday® 2019! So, what is Small Business Saturday (SBS)?

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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 our top article picks from the month of September. We hope you find them as interesting and useful as we did.

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Measuring Employee Engagement: Strategies Worth Giving a Shot

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“Wah wah” (think Charlie Brown’s teacher) is something you don’t want going on in your employees’ heads when they’re working. But as time goes by, your employees might start losing interest in their work. If you want to figure out where your employees are at, try measuring employee engagement.

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What Is an Employee Performance Improvement Plan?

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Is one of your workers going down the rabbit hole of idleness? If so, you may consider putting them on an employee performance improvement plan (PIP).

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The best small business articles from July.

Patriot’s Picks: The Best Small Business Articles

The best small business articles from July.

We read a lot of content from around the web. Want to see the best small business articles we read in July?

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Leading Virtual Teams With a Traditional Approach

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Seventy percent of professionals work remotely at least once per week. With so many people telecommuting, effectively leading virtual teams has never been more critical.

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