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4 Personal Branding Tips for Small Business Owners

  What do Neil Patel, Seth Godin, and Gary Vaynerchuk have in common? They’ve all created amazing personal brands around their ideas and expertise, that not only power their businesses but have also established them as thought leaders in their industry. Many small business owners underestimate the power of brand building. Personal branding allows you …

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How to set SMART Small Business Goals and achieve success

Every successful business has clearly set and articulated goals to attain specific objectives. Yet, in the world of small business, many businesses lack a focused goal. “Get more business” is a typical reply of small business owners when asked of future plans. Any self-respecting CEO would be tossed out of a shareholder meeting for uttering …

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9 Mistakes Small Businesses Make When Preparing for a Busy Season

  The holidays aren’t too far away, but they also aren’t right there, staring us in the face. This is the perfect time, before the rush but not too soon, where you can really start working on those holiday promotion plans. But as a small business you have to make sure you do it the …

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10 Ways to Grow Your Small Business Without Making Major Changes

  Not every change you make in your business has to be a major one. Even small adjustments can make a big difference over the long run — especially if you’re making the right changes. Members of the online small business community have plenty of experience growing businesses with these small changes. So they also …

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5 Signs Your Small Business is Growing Too Fast

  I know, business growth sounds like a good thing. And it is. However, growing a small business requires planning, and I’ve seen businesses grow too fast. This uncontrolled growth can lead to quickly going out of business. You could burn through cash, exhaust your resources, not to meet customer demand, make risky hiring decisions, …

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10 Quick Tips to Improve Your Small Business

  Whether you’re a one-person operation or 100-employee company, ongoing improvement is the name of the game. Businesses are not static. Your business is either on an upward track or it is on its way down. Making consistent improvements to make your business better is a conscious choice. Not only must you balance your time, …

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Top 10 Challenges for Small Businesses

Want to know the biggest challenges facing small businesses? The National Federation of Independent Businesses may have at least a partial answer. The NFIB’s Index of Small Business Optimism has been an invaluable resource since 1975. They’ve done research on everything — from job openings to labor markets, from capital spending budgets and the cost …

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Top 10 Challenges Small Business Owners Are Facing Today

  Want to know the biggest challenges facing small businesses? Some challenges can simply be fixed with a software solution, such as the ones curated in CUE’s marketplace by our team of experts. For others, the National Federation of Independent Businesses may have at least a partial answer. The NFIB’s Index of Small Business Optimism …

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6 Apps That Will Improve Your Company’s Efficiency

As an agile-based company, we are always looking for ways to save time and optimize processes. When we aren’t organizing our stationary into neat rows, we are helping small businesses find, purchase, and manage software. We spend A LOT of time reading about software. Here are some of the tools we use at CUE to …

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3 Ways Your Small Business Can Use Cloud Software

If you read our guide on Cloud 101 Basics it is likely you have a rudimentary concept of what the cloud is and why it is important to a business. But how, more specifically, do businesses use the cloud? Here are a few popular ways companies use the cloud: Big Data Analytics & ERP What …

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