September 2013 SMB News Recap

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Read our monthly review of business news stories for the small to mid-size market. September headlines from around the web brought to you by the Wasp Buzz. How Small Businesses Should Plan for Disasters Bloomberg Businessweek The U.S. Small Business Administration estimates that one-quarter … [Read more...]

Why Your Small Business Needs an Asset Tracking Solution Now

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An asset management solution is designed to help your small business keep track of valuable items—such as office equipment, tools, vehicles, or mobile devices—that it needs to function properly. These are items that, if lost or damaged, could cost your small business a significant amount of … [Read more...]

4 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Barcode Printer

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Finding the correct barcode printer for your small business can be challenging because there are many available options.If you don’t know what to look for, the process can be overwhelming. Answering the following four questions before you start shopping will make the selection process smooth and … [Read more...]

4 Ways Asset Management in Education Helps Manage Federal Grant Money

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Public schools are funded primarily by state and local government (approximately 40-50% of the total); mostly through local property taxes.  Although the federal government’s contribution may seem small in comparison (9-10%), it’s a significant amount for some districts – money that, if lost, would … [Read more...]

3 Ways to Help Manage Your Business So It Doesn’t Manage You

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As a small business owner, we don’t need to tell you for how much you are responsible. You are very aware of these (sometimes overwhelming) responsibilities that come with managing your small business. It doesn’t have to be that way. Below are three ways to help make your small business more … [Read more...]

3 Technical Tools for Teachers During Back to School Time

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From parents frantically buying school supplies to kids with back to school anxiety, back to school time can be a little crazy for everyone and teachers are no exception. Are your Augusts spent organizing classrooms and preparing lesson plans? This blog is for you. Here are three tech tools teachers … [Read more...]

5 Lessons Any Small Business Owner Can Learn from Watching CNBC’s ‘The Profit’

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 CNBC’s, The Profit, starring businessman Marcus Lemonis, should be required, must-see-TV for any small business owner.  The show is a unique hybrid between Shark Tank and Bar Rescue.  Mr. Lemonis, the uber-successful CEO of Camping World and Good Sam Enterprises, evaluates struggling, small … [Read more...]