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How to prepare for Small Business Saturday

Since 2010, small businesses have been officially involved in the post-Thanksgiving holiday shopping frenzy with Small Business Saturday. As a local, small business this day may be daunting and intimidating. Whether it is your first Small Business Saturday or your eighth, here are 7 helpful tips to best prepare your business.
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Minimum wage protection? Maybe, maybe not.

Polls show that the majority of U.S. voters want to see the minimum wage raised. Blogger and award winning business journalist Jody Glynn Patrick explains why the debate raises just as many questions as it does answers.
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So you’re stranded on a desert island…

Think your company is too small for marketing? Blogger Brad Miller tells you why you're wrong.
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Will your retail business exist in the next five years?

Finding efficiencies in your store will allow you to spend more time working on your business not in your business. Blogger and entrepreneur Melody Campbell explains.
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Should I take on a business partner? (part 1)

Guest post from Laura Schmitz Being a counselor at the Milwaukee Small Business Development Center, I am often asked for advice by small business start-ups… more...
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