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28 Jan

Time Theft: What It Is and How to Prevent It

Companies of all sizes can suffer large financial losses from the simple concept of time theft. Time theft is when an employee receives pay for work they haven’t actually completed. It can take many shapes and forms and is not just limited to employees; employers can also enact time theft. Time theft can refer to a wide variety of things such as, showing up five minutes late to work or checking your latest Facebook notifications. Wasted time can really add up and the American Payroll Association reports that time theft...

e-commerce
21 Jan

A Guide to Doing Business Internationally: Currency, Processing Payments, & Foreign Exchange

Welcome to our final post of our three part series, A Guide to Doing Business Internationally. Throughout this series we have been discussing the many challenges that a business can face when expanding to an international level, and some tips that will help your business succeed. Money is one of the most complicated aspects of business no matter where you are located. Without understanding the different facets of currency and payment processing, your business may have a hard time finding success internationally. Does your business: understand the valuation differences between currencies...

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14 Jan

A Guide to Doing Business Internationally: Shipping & Delivery, Tariffs & Customs

Welcome to our second post of our three part series, A Guide to Doing Business Internationally. Throughout this series we will be discussing the many problems that a business can run into when expanding to an international level, and some tips that will help your business succeed. Shipping and customs can be a huge thorn in any business’s side. Without knowing what the rules are when shipping a product, or having a reliable shipping service, your international business endeavors could end quickly. Before expanding into another country, your business needs to...

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7 Jan

A Guide to Doing Business Internationally: Language, Culture, and Time Zones

Welcome to our first post of our three part series, A Guide to Doing Business Internationally. Throughout this series we will be discussing the many problems that a business can run into when expanding to an international level, and some tips that will help your business succeed. When you start thinking about expanding your business to different countries around the world, you may find that there are many barriers that you would not have encountered back home. Without knowing what these barriers are and how to deal with them, your international...

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24 Nov

How Small Businesses Can Cash in on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

For small businesses, Black Friday can feel overwhelming. It can seem like a day more suited for large companies that can afford to slash prices and offer special deals. In reality, there are many ways that a small business can benefit from the number of consumers shopping over the weekend. By analyzing your market and promoting your deals properly, your small business could not only bring in a huge profit on Black Friday, but also on the days following. Check out our tips on how your small business can cash in...

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19 Nov

Why Shoppers Avoid Your Ecommerce Site

Have you noticed a decrease in your online sales or simply a lack thereof? There are many problems that can occur when designing your company’s ecommerce shop that can send consumers running away. It’s important that you build your ecommerce site the right way from the start. You don’t want a clunky or messy website because those types of ecommerce shops tend to scare potential buyers away. Your objective should be to build a fast, sleek, and beautiful ecommerce website so that your sales skyrocket! Read on for insights and tips...


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