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    How Predictive Analytics Can Help Your Business See the Future (Infographic)

    Your customers are supplying you with data that can help you predict the future. Now more than ever, predictive analytics are becoming available to small businesses looking to get ahead of the competition by mining their data and generating meaningful intelligence. From mapping customer purchase trends to optimizing product campaigns, predictive analytics can be the digital […]

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    How Your Business Can Stay Ahead of the Game With Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial intelligence holds great promise for everything from employee productivity to marketing campaign success. With early implementations of technologies such as predictive analytics, about half of the companies in three major business regions — western Europe, Asia/Pacific and the United States — plan to adopt some form of AI within the next five years. While […]

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    The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide For Women, By Women Entrepreneurs

    Here’s a selection of companies led by visionary women who are using their businesses to build more people and planet-friendly products. PRIMALLY PURE Primally Pure, an all-natural, non-toxic skincare line founded by Bethany McDaniel, argues that nature is smarter than science. With her family running an organic livestock farm in Murrieta, California, aptly named Primal Pastures, […]

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    5 tools every entrepreneur needs to up their game

    If you are an entrepreneur, then time is your most valuable resource. Every single day, you are inundated with endless emails, phone-calls, and meetings. Taking control of yourself and your life can be nerve-wracking at times. Building a startup business is like figuring things out while getting many other things right as well. Entrepreneurs are […]

  • Women-led startup turns domestic abuse survivors into entrepreneurs

    Amonth ago Christine and her children were living in a shelter for survivors of domestic violence. Now she lives in her own apartment and runs a business selling aromatherapy products on the side while working as an admin assistant. She credits that transition to a not-for-profit called FreeFrom, which helps women who have left abusive partners launch […]

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    Get to Know These Key Financial Terms

    There’s no shortage of small business advice about marketing, social media and inspiration to not give up, However, the small business owner must pay attention to the financial nuts and bolts of business operations. It’s the best way to make the wisest business decisions. You may encounter terms on business websites or when working with an accountant […]

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    5 Small Business Financing Options for Startup Entrepreneurs

    Credit Cards According to a 2012 National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) study [click the image above for the full infographic], 79% of small business owners used credit cards to start or grow their business. That says a lot about the significance of using credit cards to capitalize a small business. According to another study (PDF) conducted […]

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    10 Expert Tips for Using Microsoft Teams for Your Small Business

    Microsoft Teams is a communication tool within Office 365 that gives small businesses a straightforward way to communicate and collaborate with employees. For those who haven’t used Microsoft Teams, it can help to get some valuable tips and insights from experts in order to make the most of it. Microsoft Teams Tips Simona Millham is a […]