Small Business Operations

Tabitha Britt
August 22, 2019 - 3:01 pm
Creating a limited liability company (LLC) isn’t as hard as you think. Here are five quick steps to get you started. 1. Select a state Before getting into the nitty-gritty details, you’ll need to choose a state . Usually, business owners choose the state in which they live, but if you’re planning...
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Marlena Turner
August 21, 2019 - 11:25 am
When an organization has a great manager at the helm leading the way, success is imminent. A great manager makes sure all aspects of the business are maintained and run smoothly. They put the proper people in the right places and make sure they have adequate tools and training to help ensure...
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Gillian Burdett
August 16, 2019 - 2:15 pm
The internet of things (IoT) has revolutionized the way we do business. Connected devices are at the junction of our physical world and the cyber world, allowing us to follow supply chains in real time, monitor physical plants and remotely control security cameras, alarm systems, thermostats and a...
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Tabitha Shiflett
August 14, 2019 - 4:02 pm
Ideally, your business is contracted to do a job, the job gets done and payments from your clients arrive within the agreed upon time. Unfortunately for contractors, freelancers and small business owners, this isn’t always the case. Expectations of being paid on time are not unreasonable,...
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Alaina Brandenburger
August 12, 2019 - 6:00 pm
As a salesperson, you will always be driven to close the sale and convert prospects into customers, but today’s salespeople need to master more skills than simply making the deal. Along with closing the sale, you should be focused on client relationships. Salespeople not only need to be able to...
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ComEd
August 09, 2019 - 6:50 pm
While there are many ways for commercial real estate and small businesses to save on their energy bill, residential customers can reap similar benefits following an energy assessment. Offers are available to participate in energy efficiency programs, which include receiving incentives and tips to...
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Dave Thomas
August 09, 2019 - 11:55 am
Do you know all the different steps necessary to get your small business off the ground and running? For many individuals in this position, getting headed in the right direction can prove more difficult than expected. Along with needing the financial footing to maneuver a small business operation,...
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Karen Ulvestad
August 07, 2019 - 12:09 pm
It’s important to pick the right business name and equally important to choose a great domain name for your business’s website. Your domain name can help your business stay competitive, appeal to long-term customers and target the right audience. This name becomes the hallmark of your business’s...
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Mark G. McLaughlin
July 30, 2019 - 3:53 pm
Time is money for any business, regardless if it is a sole proprietorship, a company with multiple employees, freelance work or piecework. Keeping track of what particular jobs employees are tasked with and how long it takes to complete them is a vital element to efficient and profitable business...
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ComEd
September 17, 2018 - 5:00 pm
A facility assessment for your business can result in considerable savings. Equipment will require less maintenance and have a longer life, which reduces operating costs. The savings your business accrues is then compounded from year to year. Here, ComEd Energy Doctor Ed Krembuszewski discusses the...
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