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Small Business Health Index Released: 58% of SMB Owners Expecting Growth

Small business owners positive regarding growth, despite concerns about regulation, competition and access to capital, according to CAN Capital Index

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Incompetent Clients Are Worth the Effort

Small Business ExpertNo matter how frustrating a client can get, four-star customer service is the goal for any small biz. Donna Hall, a service consultant, tells you how to deal with these clumsy clients.

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Are you one of millions of Americans who were laid off in the corporate workplace in recent times? If so, there is a good chance you are either back to work, collecting unemployment or considering an about face when it comes to your career. For those

Why Home Businesses Should Utilize the Cloud

Cloud services utilize Internet-based servers to provide business services such as bookkeeping, data storage, file sharing, word processing and customer relationship management. Cloud computing is an ideal IT option for home businesses because it

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