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  • Digital Payment Processing: What You Need to Know

    Digital Payment Processing: What You Need to Know

    An e-commerce payment processing system or mobile payment processing? Learn more about which type of digital payment processing is right for your small business.

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  • How to Write a Growth-Centric Business Plan for Your Small Business

    How to Write a Growth-Centric Business Plan for Your Small Business

    Learn how and why the modern business plan is one that is focused on growth and scaling a business.

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  • The 10 Tax Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

    The 10 Tax Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

    Are you comingling your business and personal finances? Not sure what payroll taxes are, but haven't really taken the time to find out? Learn about these and other common small business tax mistakes.

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  • Small Business Automation: Top Tools For Every Activity

    Small Business Automation: Top Tools For Every Activity

    Leveraging automation tools is the best way for any startup or small business to scale. These tools are the best of the best. Includes 8 exclusive discount codes.

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  • Food Tech Startups — The Simple Way to a Free Lunch

    Food Tech Startups — The Simple Way to a Free Lunch

    Learn how the perks of free lunch are real and food tech companies are making it easier than ever for small businesses to offer food at work.

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  • Tipping in Restaurants — Love It or Leave It?

    Tipping in Restaurants — Love It or Leave It?

    Is it fair or right to have restaurant servers earn most of the income from tips? Hear from both sides of the tipping debate.

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  • 9 Tips on How to Scale Your Business From Successful Entrepreneurs

    9 Tips on How to Scale Your Business From Successful Entrepreneurs

    Learn from entrepreneurs some of the key factors that play a big part in how they grew to be successful — things like timing, having the right people, focus, and intensely hard work.

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  • The Epic Guide to Employee Management

    The Epic Guide to Employee Management

    Through skillful employee management, you can create a motivated workplace prepared to accomplish the team’s goals. Here is the epic guide to leading your team to a successful future.

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  • What You Need to Know About Tips and Gratuities

    What You Need to Know About Tips and Gratuities

    An overview of best practices for tips and gratuities and how they affect income and payroll for Canadian employers and employees in service industries.

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  • What You Need to Know About Your Payroll Remittance Schedule

    What You Need to Know About Your Payroll Remittance Schedule

    Employers in Canada are required to remit EI, CPP and income tax deductions with each payroll. Learn about the rules and when your payments are due.

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  • 25 People Worth Following for Actionable Small Business Advice

    25 People Worth Following for Actionable Small Business Advice

    As a small business or startup founder, you must follow these 25 experts at the top of their field in leadership, technology, marketing, venture capital, and more.

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  • 100 Amazing Restaurant Software Apps You Need To Know

    100 Amazing Restaurant Software Apps You Need To Know

    This list of 100 amazing restaurant apps can help independent restaurants find the right tools for automating tasks in the front and back of house.

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  • The Mini-Guide to Effective Leadership in the Workplace

    The Mini-Guide to Effective Leadership in the Workplace

    Effective leadership is a skill learned over time. Identify your strengths and weaknesses and discover the essential qualities of a strong workplace leader.

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  • The Definitive Guide to Interviewing Candidates

    The Definitive Guide to Interviewing Candidates

    Learn how to apply modern interviewing techniques and ask more open-ended and behavioral questions to make your hiring easier and more effective.

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  • How to Manage and Pay Tipped Employees in Restaurants

    How to Manage and Pay Tipped Employees in Restaurants

    Learn the responsibilities of tipped employees and their employers when it comes to reporting tips as income.

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  • Smallbiz_expert Twitter Interview with Roland Chan

    Smallbiz_expert Twitter Interview with Roland Chan

    In our twitter interview with Roland Chan, CEO & Founder of FindBob, we discuss what it takes for startups to succeed and how getting out of the building can make a difference.

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  • Everything You Need to Know About Expense Reimbursement

    Everything You Need to Know About Expense Reimbursement

    Get a comprehensive list of the main items to consider and terms to understand when establishing or revising your company's expense reimbursement practices.

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  • The Complete History of the Social Insurance Number

    The Complete History of the Social Insurance Number

    When was the first Social Insurance Number (SIN) created? What is it used for now and what are the employer and employee responsibilities?

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  • How to Pick the Perfect Coworking Space for Your Business

    How to Pick the Perfect Coworking Space for Your Business

    The Things You Should Know & The Questions You Should Ask When Looking for the Perfect Coworking Space.

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  • The Step-By-Step Guide to New Hire Onboarding

    The Step-By-Step Guide to New Hire Onboarding

    The first few weeks at a company are vital to the success of a new hire. This article outlines, step-by-step, how to onboard new hires to your company.

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  • How to Avoid Breaking Employee Break Laws

    How to Avoid Breaking Employee Break Laws

    Learn the official Department of Labor definitions of rest and meal breaks, link to maps and tables of state rest and meal break laws and learn what you can do to avoid breaking employee break laws.

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  • The Best Productivity Apps for a Successful Back Office

    The Best Productivity Apps for a Successful Back Office

    A majority of small businesses and startups using productivity apps to automate back office tasks like accounting, time tracking and payroll. This is our insider's list of some of the best.

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  • Smallbiz_expert Twitter Interview with Nick Keyko

    Smallbiz_expert Twitter Interview with Nick Keyko

    Nick Keyko, Head of Marketing at Jobber shares the tips that can help small businesses get paid faster and on time using invoice optimizations.

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  • How to Prepare Your Business for the New Overtime Rule

    How to Prepare Your Business for the New Overtime Rule

    Small businesses have less than six months to prepare for the new overtime rule. Learn the basic requirements of this rule and how your business can be ready when this rule becomes effective.

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