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3M 4Q Profit Climbs More Than 11 Percent

3M says its fourth-quarter earnings jumped more than 11 percent, fueled in part by a revenue gain from the Post-it note maker’s industrial business. Its earnings topped expectations, but its revenue was short, and its shares slipped in midday trading Thursday.

01/30/2014

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Best Ways To Market A Small Business Effectively

In today’s competitive marketplace, attracting business is just as important as having a great product or service. Grow your business through marketing.

01/27/2014

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Best Ways To Market A Small Business Effectively

In today’s competitive marketplace, attracting business is just as important as having a great product or service. Grow your business through marketing.

01/27/2014

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Business Security: 5 Simple Ways To Keep Files Safe

Data protection is important for guarding against computer loss or theft, as well as hackers. Keep your files safe with these simple tips.

01/27/2014

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Business Security: 5 Simple Ways To Keep Files Safe

Data protection is important for guarding against computer loss or theft, as well as hackers. Keep your files safe with these simple tips.

01/27/2014

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Home Offices: Design Advice For Creating A Functioning Space

Regardless of where an office is in a home, storage is almost always a concern. Improve your home office by improving storage.

01/12/2014

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Digital Essentials: Giving Your Home Office A 21st Century Makeover

A home office is the secret weapon that keeps many households running. Transform your home office and work smarter.

01/12/2014

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Create A Strong Brand By Considering Customer Touchpoints

Build brand loyalty by maximizing every interaction with customers. Make your business one your clients won’t forget.

01/12/2014

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Client Referrals: The Key To Growing A Small Business

Customer referrals are perhaps the fastest way to grow a business. Learn how to collect and use your referrals.

01/12/2014

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Small Business Saturday: A Government Initiative Gaining Momentum

Local businesses are getting a boost as people begin to recognize Small Business Saturday. Learn what it’s about and how it can help your business.

01/12/2014

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Tips For Improving Small Business Websites

Businesses of all types and sizes can benefit from having a website, even if it is a simple site. Do you know how to get the most out of your website?

01/12/2014

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Thank You Uncle Sam: Top Government Resources For Small Businesses

Small businesses are always looking for ways to reduce costs. Try putting tax dollars to work by tapping these useful government resources.

01/12/2014

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Breakrooms: Keeping Your Employees Caffeinated & Content

Breakrooms help keep workers informed, professional and happy. Create a breakroom that improves your business.

01/12/2014

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Using Social Media To Grow A Small Business

If used correctly, social media can be a powerful tool to grow a business. Is your company’s social media use effective?

01/12/2014

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Tips For Improving Small Business Websites

Businesses of all types and sizes can benefit from having a website, even if it is a simple site. Do you know how to get the most out of your website?

01/12/2014

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Home Offices: Design Advice For Creating A Functioning Space

Regardless of where an office is in a home, storage is almost always a concern. Improve your home office by improving storage.

01/12/2014

(Photo credit: Thinkstock)

Digital Essentials: Giving Your Home Office A 21st Century Makeover

A home office is the secret weapon that keeps many households running. Transform your home office and work smarter.

01/12/2014

(Photo credit: Thinkstock)

Client Referrals: The Key To Growing A Small Business

Customer referrals are perhaps the fastest way to grow a business. Learn how to collect and use your referrals.

01/12/2014

(Photo credit: Thinkstock)

Breakrooms: Keeping Your Employees Caffeinated & Content

Breakrooms help keep workers informed, professional and happy. Create a breakroom that improves your business.

01/12/2014

(Photo credit: Thinkstock)

Create A Strong Brand By Considering Customer Touchpoints

Build brand loyalty by maximizing every interaction with customers. Make your business one your clients won’t forget.

01/12/2014

(Photo credit: Thinkstock)

Using Social Media To Grow A Small Business

If used correctly, social media can be a powerful tool to grow a business. Is your company’s social media use effective?

01/12/2014

(Photo credit: Thinkstock)

Small Business Saturday: A Government Initiative Gaining Momentum

Local businesses are getting a boost as people begin to recognize Small Business Saturday. Learn what it’s about and how it can help your business.

01/12/2014

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Tips For Conducting Market Research (Without Spending A Fortune)

Nearly every business requires some form of marketing to grow. Consider these ideas to organically market your business.

01/12/2014

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Thank You Uncle Sam: Top Government Resources For Small Businesses

Small businesses are always looking for ways to reduce costs. Try putting tax dollars to work by tapping these useful government resources.

01/12/2014

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Massive Target Breach Could Have Lasting Effects

Fallout from Target’s pre-Christmas security breach is likely to affect the company’s sales and profits well into the new year. The company disclosed on Friday that the massive data theft was significantly more extensive and affected millions more shoppers than the company reported in December. As a result of the breach, millions of Target customers have become vulnerable to identity theft, experts say. The nation’s second largest discounter said hackers stole personal information — including names, phone numbers as well as email and mailing addresses — from as many as 70 million customers as part of a data breach it discovered last month.

01/10/2014

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