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How to deal with demanding and unrealistic clients

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How to deal with demanding and unrealistic clients If you are a small business owner like me, chances are you have dealt with clients who want instant results. During the early years of our search engine optimization business, we …



5 ways to finance a small business

by FreshBooks  |  April 10/2014  |  ,
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5 ways to finance a small business Starting, expanding or maintaining your business takes money. If you’re lucky, the cash you earn will be all your business needs. If you’re like most business owners though, there will be times that …



Insurance for your small business: what do you really need?

by Nellie Akalp  |  April 8/2014  |  ,
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Insurance for your small business Getting some level of insurance is pretty much the norm these days, whether it’s to protect against the unexpected with our homes, cars, health (at least for those of us in the US), and more. But what …



Why I quit my day job to grow my side business

by Ritika Puri  |  April 3/2014  |  ,
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Why I quit my day job to grow my side business If you told my 22-year-old self that I would be a small business owner by the time I was 27, I would have laughed. I …



Email marketing for freelancers: 9 steps to drive revenue

by Kristi Hines  |  April 1/2014  | 
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Email Marketing for freelancers If you frequently go through dry spells or aren’t generating the kind of revenue you’d like to, you probably don’t have enough high-quality prospects in your sales pipeline. That’s a typical problem for a lot of freelancers. But there …



4 ways to handle price-obsessed prospects

by Evan Horowitz  |  March 27/2014  | 
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Price obsessed prospects “Oh, that’s expensive.” I used to hate hearing this. Everything would be going great with a potential client. I would explain how I can help them, and they would nod their head enthusiastically. Then I would tell them the price and …



8 tax credits every small business owner should know

by FreshBooks Accountant  |  March 25/2014  |  ,
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8 tax credits every small business owner should know about Tax credits are a beautiful thing that can help your small business save money. At Tax Alli, we frequently run into business owners who haven’t been taking …



Navigating the healthcare maze: one solopreneur’s journey

by Ritika Puri  |  March 20/2014  |  , ,
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The Affordable Care Act: one entrepreneur’s extraordinary story Editor’s note: the following is a personal story about one entrepreneur’s experience with Obamacare. FreshBooks is not promoting or endorsing Obamacare. We understand that everyone will have their own experience. Healthy dialogue …



5 ways to deal with dead-beat clients

by Nellie Akalp  |  March 18/2014  |  , ,
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5 ways to deal with dead-beat clients Has it ever taken you six months to collect a payment? Have you felt like your invoices and friendly reminders just get lost in the ether? Fortunately, most clients you’ll encounter are professional …



6 ways to avoid cash flow problems in your business

by Guest Author  |  March 13/2014  | 
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6 ways to avoid cash flow problems in your business Good cash flow keeps a business alive, poor cash flow can sink it. In fact, poor cash flow is a big reason why one in every four …




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