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How To Create A Basic Business Plan

A good business plan should be simple and straightforward. Learn how to create one so your business has a blueprint for success.

02/24/2014

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The Pros & Cons Of Opening A Franchise

Starting a franchise is a big investment. Consider the pros and cons of franchise ownership before cutting your first check.

02/24/2014

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Hiring: Easy Tips For Conducting An Effective Interview

Asking questions about a potential employee’s work history is only one piece of the puzzle. Find the right fit for your company by digging deeper.

02/17/2014

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Access Files Anywhere: The Benefits Of Cloud Storage

Laptops can be lost. External hard drives can be damaged. Protect your business by learning about cloud storage.

02/17/2014

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Local Co. Helps Developmentally Disabled Find ‘Pathway To Potential’

A local company has successfully integrated a group of developmentally disabled young adults into its work environment.

02/12/2014

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If You’re Out Of Work, Here’s A Way To Make Yourself More Marketable

It can happen to any of us. Without much warning, you find yourself out of a job. Angela Davis spent some time looking into the help that’s available.

02/12/2014

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Hiring: How To Find Candidates Without An HR Department

A key component to building a business is finding and hiring the right people. Don’t waste your time looking in the wrong places.

02/10/2014

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Hiring: How To Find Candidates Without An HR Department

A key component to building a business is finding and hiring the right people. Don’t waste your time looking in the wrong places.

02/10/2014

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Buyer’s Guide: What To Look For In An All-In-One Printer

If you run a small business, an all-in-one printer is often the way to go. Find one that fits the needs of your business.

02/10/2014

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Buyer’s Guide: What To Look For In An All-In-One Printer

If you run a small business, an all-in-one printer is often the way to go. Find one that fits the needs of your business.

02/10/2014

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Creating A Business Website From The Ground Up

Setting up a small business website doesn’t have to be time consuming or costly. Creating one will make it easy for new customers to find you.

02/03/2014

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Creating A Business Website From The Ground Up

Setting up a small business website doesn’t have to be time consuming or costly. Creating one will make it easy for new customers to find you.

02/03/2014

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Tips For Designing A Dynamic Business Card

A well-designed business card can make a huge impact. Consider these design tips before you place your first or next order.

02/03/2014

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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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Unemployment Steady At 4.6 Percent In Minnesota

Minnesota’s unemployment rate held steady at 4.6 percent in December, with employers adding 9,500 new jobs. The Department of Employment and Economic Development said Thursday that the seasonally adjusted rate remains well below the U.S. unemployment rate of 6.7 percent.

01/23/2014

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Target Corp. Lays Off Nearly 500 Workers

Target Corporation announced Wednesday that the company would be eliminating about 475 positions. The news comes after more than a month’s worth of bad press over a data breach.

01/22/2014

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JC Penney To Close 33 Stores, Including 1 In Worthington

J.C. Penney plans to close 33 stores, including one in Minnesota, as part of a cost-cutting initiative. The Minnesota store slated for closure is at the Northland Mall in Worthington. J.C. Penney announced Wednesday it will cut 2,000 jobs as the struggling department-store operator tries to get back on the path to profitability. The 33 stores will be closed by early May.

01/15/2014

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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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