Small Business Tax Deductions: A Guide to Saving Money

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As a hotly debated topic in politics around the word, small businesses are coming back into the spotlight. World leaders have taken notice of the importance of small businesses in the economy and now is one of the best times in history to start your own. In the United States, the politics of the current presidential election has focused heavily around the goal of small business prosperity. With this promise comes a heightened interest among the masses in starting small businesses of their own; b...
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How to Maximize Your Productivity — Starting With Your Commute

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There are 1,440 minutes in 24 hours, though it’s amazing how fast that time can seem to fly by. This is especially true when you’re spending the bulk of your waking hours at work, as well as commuting there. Finding any free time can feel impossible. In the mornings, you’re rightfully focused on waking up, bathing and getting some sustenance in your body before departing for your job. When you’re at work, there’s little time for anything beyond what’s assigned. After work, all you want to ...
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Pain Tolerance: Dealing with the Tough Aspects of Entrepreneurship

Being a business owner is an exciting and noble pursuit. In fact, business owners, not politicians as they like to claim, are the ones that create jobs in our economy and help our society grow.  When you build a business that is profitable and growing, there are also personal gains in the form of prestige, financial rewards, and other trappings of success. However, the path is long and winding from your initial business plan to winning in the marketplace with enduring business results.  For m...
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How to Prepare Your Company for the New Overtime Law

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Tick tock. Time is running out. The new federal overtime regulations go into effect December 1, 2016. Starting then, most white-collar employees whose weekly salaries are lower than $913 are eligible for overtime pay. As a result, the Department of Labor estimates employers will distribute almost $1.4 billion more in salaries and overtime. That’s a big change. How big? The DOL expects it’ll cost nearly $593 million just for employers to prepare for the switch. At the same time, the department...
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Can You Use Blogs of Others to Build Your Business?

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Social marketing strategies vary and opinions about them differ. There is only one obvious thing about them – to grow your audience, you must share interesting, useful, and original content. Creating good content takes a lot of you precious time – you have to spend hours on research, writing, and promoting it. But what if you don’t have any audience at all and all the content creating process is just a waste of time for you? Then you are in a trap! But we know the way out. There are still ...
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Solutions to Better Track Your Marketing Performance

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Creating and implementing a marketing plan are good first steps to boost your business, but it’s also necessary to measure whether your tactics are working as expected. Some business owners try a marketing technique for a too-brief period, and potentially miss out on lucrative opportunities due to impatience. That’s why it’s useful to intelligently track your marketing methods throughout history so you can tweak and revamp them as necessary. Keep reading to learn about why tracking your marketi...
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Quickly Grow Your Email Subscribers [Infographic]

Easy Ways to Quickly Grow Your Email Subscriber Base
Email is the method of contact for an ever-increasing group of people across the globe. Some forecasts place the number of people using email at around 4 billion across the globe. Many people have multiple email addresses, changing them, using different ones for different uses. We check our emails on our laptops, on our tablets, and on our phones. In fact, mobile responsiveness is the big influencer of emails: If emails aren't readable on smart devices, many people won't open them. That's bec...
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How To Make Extra Money: The Unconventional Guide

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Learning how to make extra money on the internet is easy. Figuring out what to do to make extra money on the internet is not as easy. There are hundreds of categories that can be split into thousands, if not tens of thousands of ideas. This guide on how to make extra money on the internet, with a special focus on affiliate marketing. There are many other ways to make money online, but we will include a lot of affiliate marketing programs because: Some pay very well. You can automate t...
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Declining Email Open Rate? Check Your Own Email Reputation

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Nowadays a long email list is all about making money out of it. However, without having a good email open rate, a list of subscribers is of no good use. The Benefits Email marketing is virtually like an ATM, from where you can withdraw cash as and when you like provided you have implemented the right technology. Therefore, before thinking of making big bucks mesmerize your subscribers, take proper steps so that your emails suffer a good open rate. In this blog post, I’ll be putting down th...
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