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The Frugal Host

by Ashley Gartland

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How is Your Company Handling E-Mail Archiving?

by Samia S. Morgan

How is your company handling e-mail archiving?

You should think about the way your company uses e-mail and consider legal requirements when determining whether your company needs an e-mail archiving system, Kim Dunn writes. You should also consider other factors, such as your company's current approach to e-mail archiving, she recommends. B2C Marketing Insider (11/16)

 

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Online Presence Can Cut Both Ways When it Comes to Trust

by Samia S. Morgan

Online presence can cut both ways when it comes to trust

Openly communicating a brand's promise and showing the company's values and leadership on social media can help you gain buyers' trust, Steve Olenski writes. However, online advertising masquerading as content can damage that trust, according to a MediaBrix survey. "[T]he onus is on brand marketers and brand managers and keeper of brand flames to earn the trust from consumers," Olenski writes. Forbes (11/13) 

 

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Are Your Actions Making You Untrustworthy?

by Samia S. Morgan

Are your actions making you untrustworthy?

Research has found that most people think leaders should be trustworthy, and a loss of trust can encourage employees to jump ship, notes Eva Rykrsmith. As a leader, you risk eroding trust if you engage in personal attacks or if you fail to show employees you have confidence in them. "A trusting relationship is a two-way street," Rykrsmith writes. The Fast Track (11/15)

 

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How to Spot a Fake Customer Review

by Samia S. Morgan

How to spot a fake customer review

Many consumers rely on online customer reviews, but it's hard to know how many are legitimate. You can reduce the chances of being fooled by a fraudulent review by being wary of comments that use unusual sentence structure or feature exaggerated praise or criticism. The Topeka Capital-Journal (Kan.) (11/18)

 

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How to Maintain a Positive Cash Flow

by Samia S. Morgan

How to maintain a positive cash flow

Successful companies risk running into cash-flow problems as they look to meet inventory demands, Susan Schreter writes. However, you can make sure your business' cash flow stays strong by sending out bills more frequently, cutting products that have low profit margins and catering to fast-paying customers. Fox Business Small Business Center (11/15)

 

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Breaking Bread

by Blake Miller

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Where to Find Financing With a Flawed Credit History

by Samia S. Morgan

Where to find financing with a flawed credit history

Having good credit can be a key factor in securing a loan, but there are some ways to get financing even if your credit isn't spotless, Tom Gazaway of Hawkeye Management writes. For example, you could turn to equipment financing, purchase order financing or merchant cash advances, he writes. Small Business Trends (11/6)

The right way to use social media

When using social media to build your brand, it's important to engage with your followers and be careful about what you post to avoid offending your customers, writes Hollis Thomases, founder of Web Ad.vantage. You should also vary your messaging on different social media platforms. "[I]f all you do is post the same exact content at the same exact time to all platforms with a push of the button, you will diminish its value on all of them," Thomases writes. Inc. online/Digital Entrepreneur blog (free registration) (11/5) 

 

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IRS Shifts Focus Area for Small-Business Auditing

by Samia S. Morgan

 

IRS shifts focus area for small-business auditing

The IRS has identified seven areas of focus for small-business audits as it seeks to enhance its oversight of underreporting from this sector. Fringe benefits, international transactions and worker reclassifications are among the areas that will get increased scrutiny. FindLaw/Free Enterprise blog (11/2)

Picking the right caterer for your next gathering

Important events such as weddings can be negatively affected by a bad caterer, so you should do your research before making a selection. Interview multiple caterers, talk to their references and ask for a tasting, BBB recommends. Also, check out caterers on BBB's website. The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.) (free registration) (11/3)

 

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What Obama's Re-Election Means for Small-Business Owners

by Samia S. Morgan

What Obama's re-election means for small-business owners

President Barack Obama's re-election means the federal health care law will move forward, but it remains to be seen how the law will affect business owners' bottom lines. Obama's re-election also might pave the way for a showdown with congressional Republicans over his tax proposals, which might end in standstill. "I don't think anything's going to change," Peter Cohan of Babson College said. The Washington Post/The Associated Press (11/7)

How to show your employees that they're truly valued

You can show your employees that you truly value their contributions to your company by giving them responsibility, offering them adequate time off and treating them with respect, David Williams of Fishbowl writes. "If you treat their work lightly or fail to acknowledge them because you're too busy or distracted with your own concerns, they'll likely start to feel dissatisfied and will start to look elsewhere for the respect they're hoping to find," he writes.Forbes (11/3)

 

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