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    10 Essential Elements Your E-Commerce Site Needs

    Whether you’re building an e-commerce website from scratch or improving one you’ve been depending on for a while, it’s crucial to make sure it at least has some basic components that make your online destination more user friendly and increase the likelihood that first-time visitors become loyal shoppers.

    Straightforward Search Functionality

    If people can’t find …

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    How Creating a Whistleblowing Policy Can Protect Your Business

    As business owners, we hope to never have need of a whistleblowing policy. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t incredibly important for protecting ourselves, our businesses and our employees.

    Whistleblowing policies are put in place to ensure employees they are protected if they feel there is a topic or problem that needs to be discussed. …

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    What You Need to Know About Liability Insurance

    General liability insurance for your business is something that you want to invest in to protect your interests and your assets. However, liability insurance is intimidating to some because it’s easily over complicated. This article looks at the key information for liability insurance so you can determine what you need for your business.

    What Does …

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    What to Do When You’re Headed for a Business Breakup

    The right business partnership has the power to create an amazing company. When business partners can bounce ideas off each other, share a larger vision and work together to create something awesome, companies are more successful.

    Unfortunately, not all business partnerships end positively. While a business relationship may seem promising in the beginning, people can …

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    How to Choose a Green Card for Your Job

    If you are looking to legally enter and obtain residence in the United States, one of the most popular ways to do so is by applying for an employment-based green card. Green cards are issued based on employment categories and there are strict requirements, but as long as you know what to expect and which …

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    8 Ways to Fund Your Startup

    Running your own business is a great way to experience career flexibility and financial independence. While it’s an idea that has crossed nearly everyone’s mind at one point or another, very few actually capitalize on such thoughts. There are a number of common barriers that are inherent to the startup process itself, but none are …

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    3 Very Real Forms of Discrimination Employees Face at Work

    Employment discrimination is a battle some people face daily. You may know the more common types of employment discrimination such as discrimination based on race, but did you know there are lesser-known types people face as well? You may even have come up against one of the three types discussed below without realizing it was …

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    9 Easy Ways to Save Money and the Planet

    For the penny-pinching entrepreneur, cutting down on overhead costs and long-term operational expenses can go a long way in maximizing profitability. This is especially helpful when launching a new startup business, as quick and significant income is often essential to the longevity of any business.

    Here are some easy ways to save some green and …

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    No Nagging Needed: How to Get Employees to Meet Deadlines

    If your boss micromanages you, it feels awful. It instills a sense of powerlessness, cramps your productivity and squishes your creativity. This same feeling could be true for the employees you manage if you’re micromanaging them and unaware of it.

    You need to manage your employees and make sure you, and they, meet deadlines. It …

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    4 Contract Creation Tips to Avoid Disputes

    Entrepreneurs are no strangers to contracts. Whether it’s an employee agreement, a lease for office space or a purchasing agreement, contracts are frequently used to outline the expectations of business partnerships or relationships.

    Ideally, the contract is in place so both parties understand what’s expected of them. Contracts ensure that everyone entering into the agreement …

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