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2017 guide to small business success

Is your business prepared for 2017? Find out what you should focus on each month of the year in order to find your small business success in 2017. Read More >

Focus on employee benefits communication year-round

It's December—which means you and your company are probably in the midst of the open enrollment period. It's possible that your business has been answering continuous questions regarding your employee benefits program during this period. Read More >

How paying it forward can pay back for your business

'Tis the season to be jolly — and generous. Then again, when you're running a business, developing a corporate giving program may seem like a nice idea, but an unnecessary expense. Read More >

Does your business need a mobile app?

By now, it's obvious that mobile is the way of the future, and businesses that ignore mobile users do so at their peril. You need to have a presence where your customers hang out, and eMarketer estimates that U.S. adults spend an average of 3 hours and 8 minutes per day on mobile devices, excluding phone conversations. Read More >

Buying a business? Know an asset acquisition vs. a stock acquisition

Is it too early to declare 2016 the "Year of the Small Business Sale"? According to, completed sales of small businesses are higher in 2016 than they've been since before the recession. And it's no wonder businesses are selling! Purchasing an existing business gives you a client list, cash flow and workforce right from the get-go. Read More >

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