Does Your Small Business Need an IT Manager?

Small businesses often start out lean and mean, with the founder handling the lion’s share of the work. If your company is growing, you will need to hire new employees to meet the needs of your customers as well as to provide the expertise to be competitive....

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Who’s Who at Summit: Shawn Rockwell

At Summit Financial Resources, we believe it’s just as important for you to get to know us as it is for us to get to know you. That’s why we’re giving you the inside scoop on our senior management, sales, and relationship management teams. We asked Operations...

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How to Run Your Business Like a Boss

Being a boss does not come naturally to every business owner. You may have started out as a solopreneur and never expected your company to grow beyond a handful of employees. Or you may have come up through the ranks of an existing operation and now you’re the one in...

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Keeping Remote Employees Connected

Today, small businesses often rely on employees who spend some or all of their time working away from the office. However, managing a remote workforce presents numerous challenges, among them time and project management, team building, and developing a solid company...

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Preparing Your Small Business for Emergencies

Small business owners are likely to worry more about a lack of new business than dealing with a major catastrophe. However, as we’ve seen in recent months, natural disasters such as forest fires, hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes have the potential to...

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How to Build Trust with Your Customers

Customer Service Week has been celebrated annually during the first week in October since 1992. The Customer Service Group sponsors the official Customer Service Week program (Oct. 2 – 6), providing how-to information and inspiration for the thousands of companies...

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Five Things to Know About Invoice Factoring

If you run your own small business, you know just how essential cash flow is to your survival and success. You need enough money on hand to pay the bills and be in a position to respond quickly to unexpected opportunities. Many small business owners use invoice...

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Five Fall Tax Tips for Small Business Owners

If your small business kicks into high gear when the fall foliage begins to change, tax preparation is probably the last thing on your mind. However, the change of seasons means the mad dash towards the holidays and year-end is right around the corner. Fall is an...

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