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How to Franchise Your Small Business (Things You Must Know to Succeed )

Franchises can be an excellent way to maximize business growth while minimizing the overhead costs involved with opening additional locations. You are basically leasing rights to your model, brand, and business strategy to another entrepreneur in a franchised business. The franchisee receives a proven business model and ongoing support to ensure success in their business...

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Tax‌ ‌Deductions‌ ‌for‌ ‌Podcasters‌ And Bloggers (That You Must Know)

By Veronica Rhodes, Partnership Manager at TFX. Over the last decade, a rising number of people have supplemented their income through blogging & podcasting. People in almost every field use blogging & podcasting to make a part-time or full-time living. Maybe you enjoy writing, or you're a natural at shooting photos, or perhaps you just...

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How to Advertise Your Business on TikTok

By Francisco Schmidberger, Co-founder at LINK Agency. Brands are always looking to leverage the latest social media trends to help the success of their marketing and advertising campaigns. Interestingly, compared to Instagram, advertising on TikTok is an even better place to start for every small business, not just those targeting a Generation Z audience. TikTok is...

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How Small and Medium-sized Businesses Can Transition Into a Hybrid Workforce with Ease

By Eric Yu, Lenovo’s Senior Vice President and General Manager. Remote work is becoming a prevalent norm for the future. In fact, according to a recent Lenovo study, 60 percent of small to medium-sized business (SMB) employees prefer working from home some of the time. The study also says, 70 percent of employees think work...

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Entrepreneur Mindset: The Smart Hustler’s Guide to Growth Despite Stress

By Harmony Major, founder of Radical Growth Guru. Entrepreneur mindset is the talk of the town in small business circles. For smart founders wanting to ditch blocks and boost growth, it’s the “it” thing to master. Indeed, without a flexible attitude and focused relentlessness toward our goals, our businesses will go the way of bulky...

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How to Fix a Broken Brand: Especially if All of Your Pivoting Still Hasn’t Worked Yet

By Rikki Roehrich, seasoned content creator for various small business brands. It’s no surprise that small businesses went through a lot last year. They have given the impact of public health and safety concerns on the economy. While small businesses were told that the key to survival was to PIVOT, they still haven’t been able...

3 Tips For Getting Quality Feedback on Your Graphic Design and Artwork

By Dave Batchelor, one of the creators of Helpfull. Feedback is a crucial component of growth. This is true for writers, developers, businesses, politicians - and it is true for artists as well. While getting critique on your work is necessary for your growth as an artist, it is oftentimes difficult to accept feedback; even...

These 4 Branding Mistakes Can Sink Your Business (And How to Avoid Them)

By Shayne Tilley, Head of Marketing at 99designs by Vistaprint. A brand is a multi-faceted thing - and every business has one, whether you like it or not. It includes everything from the look and feel of your business to how your customers feel about you. Done well, your branding can help you stand out from...

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5 Ways to Practice Self-Care When Working From Home

By Chris Mut, CEO of nerdytec UG, an innovative lap desk producer. Eco-friendly, improving productivity, and reducing stress levels… Are we talking about holidays? Not quite. In fact, these are all benefits of the home office—if done the right way. Unfortunately, we often associate the home office with children interrupting video calls, late-night working hours, and...

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