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How to Understand and Market to Your Local Customers

Most small businesses‘ main customer base comes from the local community. Finding ways to reach out to the neighborhood is crucial to your success. You have many ways to learn about your area’s customers and create tailored marketing. Try some of the strategies in this guide. Join Local Directories and the Chamber of Commerce The […]

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How Credit Card Processing Works

When customers swipe, dip, or tap their credit cards, it gets processed through many different players who are involved in making the transaction authorized. Understanding the different players and their roles in the credit card processing system is an important step for merchants if they want to know how credit card processing works, how to […]

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How to Make Employee Scheduling Easier at Your Supermarket

Your supermarket’s employees have busy schedules. You want to give them shifts that make sense so that everyone can balance their work and everyday lives. When something comes up and an employee can’t come in, you want to have backup options. Managing your staff’s schedule takes a lot of work, but it becomes easier when […]

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Why You Should Hire Millennials for Your Small Business

More than one-third of American workers are part of the millennial generation. As the hiring manager for a small business, you likely see plenty of people in their 20’s and 30’s applying for a job, but you might worry that the stereotypes about younger adults have some truth to them. It turns out that millennials […]

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What to Look for in Hiring Small Business Employees

Both new and experienced small business owners find hiring difficult. While a lot of people mention how hard it is to look for a job, not as many realize that hiring also has its challenges. How do you know which candidate to hire? You have unique hiring needs, but all small businesses can benefit from […]

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Top Eight Reasons Employees Quit Their Part-Time Jobs

According to Forbes, the United States now has its largest job-quitting rate since 2001. When one of your employees quits, you lose the time and money needed to replace them. You could even have a business that doesn’t do enough for its employees if your workers keep leaving. These eight reasons why part-time employees quit […]

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How to Start a Meat Shop Business

Your neighborhood counts on meat markets and butcher shops to get their daily protein. If you want to become one of these community staples, you have a few factors to consider first. How to start a meat shop business or butcher takes common sense and preparedness, so you can achieve your goals if you think ahead. […]