Liz Magill

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    7 Digital Signing Apps for Contracts and Other Agreements

    by on December 17, 2012

    Leaving a paper trail is so 20th century. Using an electronic John Hancock to sign digital documents can save you time, money, and the environment.

    Digital signatures got their legitimate start in June 2000, when then-President Bill Clinton signed the Electr…

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    7 Mobile Apps for Recognizing and Rewarding Employees

    by on September 25, 2012

    Recognizing your employees’ good work can not only boost morale, but also increase productivity, encourage collaboration, and reduce staff turnover. You could opt for traditional rewards, such as VIP parking spaces and employee-of-the-month plaques. Or you c…

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    8 End-of-Summer Contests for Small Businesses

    by on August 21, 2012

    Contests and competitions offer an excellent way for your business to get publicity, build brand awareness, and interact with other small-business leaders. Even if you don’t win a prize (such as funding, technology, or free advice), you could earn bragging r…

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    10 Useful Websites for Hiring Your Next Employee

    by on January 9, 2012

    You’d like to hire an employee to help take your business to the next level, but you’re overwhelmed by the sheer number of employment websites out there. Which ones are reliable? Which are most popular? Which have a solid track record?

    Here are 10 websites (i…

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    10 Helpful Blogs About Health Care Benefits

    by on December 19, 2011

    As a small-business owner, you have a lot on your plate, from marketing your services to managing your cash flow. Add employee health care benefits to the mix, and you may feel as if your plate is overflowing. The Intuit Small Business Blog rounded up 10 helpf…

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    What Small-Business Owners Need to Know about Health Care Benefits

    by on December 9, 2011

    Offering comprehensive benefits to employees can help you attract, hire, and retain the best workers. Yet many small-business owners believe that health care insurance is a luxury they can’t afford. The good news: Thanks to new incentives, tax credits, indu…

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    8 Ways Small Businesses Can Support St. Jude's Thanks and Giving Program

    by on November 17, 2011

    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, a not-for-profit organization, has been on a mission to save children’s lives ever since it opened its doors 50 years ago. The hospital treats nearly 6,000 young patients annually, and it is committed to finding cures…

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    Monster Mini Golf’s Rich and Alice Rathjen on Becoming Mini Franchise Moguls

    by on October 28, 2011

    Rich and Alice Rathjen wanted to be franchise owners of Monster Mini Golf so much that they packed up their belongings and relocated from New York to Pennsylvania. Their dream came true in 2009, when they opened a putt-putt course near Pittsburgh.

    The Rathj…

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