Learn how to make an employee dress code policy for your business.

Tips for Creating an Employee Dress Code Policy

Learn how to make an employee dress code policy for your business.

Creating an employee dress code policy can be beneficial for your business. Dress codes can help you create your business’s image and keep employees safe. You can make your dress code policy for employees as formal or as casual as you want. But, there are some things you should consider when creating your policy.

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How to Improve Employee Engagement

How to Improve Employee Engagement

How to Improve Employee Engagement

Only 32% of U.S. employees are engaged at work, according to Gallup. Without engaged employees, you’ll start to see a drop in productivity and quality of work. And, you’ll see a spike in turnover rates. You need to know how to improve employee engagement to combat these issues.

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The best small business articles from February.

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 this advice for business owners as interesting and useful as we did.

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Learn how to build customer relationships

5 Ways to Build Killer Relationships With Customers

Learn how to build customer relationships

This column was originally published on Entrepreneur.com on 1/13/2017. As a serial entrepreneur, I know firsthand how important it is to connect with customers. Building relationships is key to learning your customers’ needs. And, you may gain more returning customers, referrals and net income in the process. As a small business owner, you have an advantage when it comes to building […]

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Learn how to use technology to connect with your remote employees.

How to Connect Remote Employees with These 5 Tech Solutions

Learn how to use technology to connect with your remote employees.

As you are reading this, 52% of employees already work remotely in some form. Kudos for being among partially or fully distributed teams. Statistics show that companies who support remote work experience 25% higher employee retention than those who don’t. Despite the benefits, working remotely isn’t always a piece of cake. Frankly speaking, remote work […]

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Learn how to take your small business customer service online.

How to Have Superior Small Business Customer Service in the Digital Age

Learn how to take your small business customer service online.

Most everything is online today. All information is just fingertips away. Your customers are online, so your business needs to be online, too. They will look for your business information online. They want to find your products and services, your location, and your hours. And when your customers need help or have a complaint, they’ll […]

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The best small business articles from January.

Patriot’s Picks: The Best Small Business Articles

The best small business articles from January.

Here are the best small business articles we read in January. We hope you find this advice for business owners as interesting and useful as we did.

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Ways to Improve New Employee Onboarding

5 Ways to Improve New Employee Onboarding

Ways to Improve New Employee Onboarding

When a candidate accepts your job offer, the work isn’t over. You need to make sure new hires are happy and adjust well in the environment. New employee onboarding is an important part of acclimating new hires. The employee onboarding process can be stressful for both you and new hires. New employees need to fill […]

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Start a blog for your small business.

Why Your Small Business Must Start a Blog

Start a blog for your small business.

This column was originally published on Entrepreneur.com on 4/18/2016. For those of you who have never visited a farm before, many of them have a large brick of salt for their animals, called a “salt lick.” A salt lick is exactly what the name implies. It’s a salt deposit that animals keep coming back to—and licking […]

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How to Make Your Website Stand Out

How to Make Your Website Stand Out With These 4 Pointers

How to Make Your Website Stand Out

There are over one billion websites, and viewers tend to bounce around from site to site. One source found that 55% of visitors spend less than 15 seconds on a website. With only 15 seconds, you need to learn how to make your website stand out. Without a strong and unique website, you face high […]

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