How to Find Freelance Help for Your Small Business

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If you run a small business then you should know that you can greatly benefit your business by hiring freelancers instead of permanent staff. Freelancers save you money, time, and other resources. They allow you to focus your other resources on core business functions...

7 Productivity Tips from the World’s Most Successful People

Have you ever wondered what sets the high achievers of this world apart from the rest of us? How do they manage to accomplish more in a day than many of us manage in a week? To find some answers, we decided to look...

How to Keep Your Business Meetings Short and Effective

Business meetings can be helpful, and even necessary, but too often they waste time, get sidetracked, and end up accomplishing very little. Good planning and preparation will keep your meetings short and effective, though. Follow these guidelines to make sure your business meetings always...

7 Top Online Business Tasks to Consider Outsourcing

It is easy to underestimate the amount of work that goes into running an online business. From planning to execution, numerous elements require your attention. Online companies may have an office with a team of staff, but it is equally common to use remote...

Effectively Managing Strategic Partnerships for Sustained Success

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The pandemic of 2020 delivered structural shocks across nearly all business sectors around the globe. Partnerships, alliances, joint ventures, and teaming arrangements emerged as go-to strategies for business survival across many fronts. Many companies rushed into many of these arrangements without a great deal...

How to Combat Racism in Your Workplace – Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

On today's episode of The Atlanta Small Business Show we welcome psychologist, author and entrepreneur, Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic. Dr. Tomas has written 10 books including his latest, Why do so many incompetent men become leaders? and The Talent Delusion: Why Data, Not Intuition, Is...

Five Ways to Manage Your Small Business’ Payroll More Effectively

It can be time-consuming and expensive to manage your business' payroll in-house. Many small businesses can do without the expense of retaining staff to stay abreast of ever-changing payroll legislation. Outsourcing payroll to a dedicated service can help small companies save money and redirect...

How to Boost the Productivity of Your Remote Team

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Managing a team remotely can be difficult for any business. One of the most common challenges is finding ways to improve team productivity. It's a learning process for everyone involved, but with the right communication strategies and tools in place, you can ensure everyone...

How to Beat the Loneliness Blues When You’re Working Remotely

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During the past decade, the trend of remote working has continued to rise. Since 2005, the number of people working from home has increased by 140 percent (1). Meanwhile, the Covid-19 pandemic has forced even more employees to work remotely. Pre-Covid-19, 17 percent of...

7 Parts of Marketing All Businesses Can and Should Automate

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Automation is fantastic for businesses of all sizes. It means less work that needs people monitoring it, which either frees up existing personnel on more important tasks, or allows companies to run a trim list of employees. Either is fantastic news, making the question...

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