Time Theft: What It Is and How to Prevent It

Companies of all sizes can suffer large financial losses from the simple concept of time theft. Time theft is when an employee receives pay for work they haven’t actually completed. It can take many shapes and forms and is not just limited to employees; employers can also enact time theft. Time theft can refer to a wide variety of things such as, showing up five minutes late to work or checking your latest Facebook notifications.

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A Guide to Doing Business Internationally: Currency, Processing Payments, & Foreign Exchange

Welcome to our final post of our three part series, A Guide to Doing Business Internationally. Throughout this series we have been discussing the many challenges that a business can face when expanding to an international level, and some tips that will help your business succeed. Money is one of the most complicated aspects of business no matter where you are located. Without understanding the different facets of currency and payment processing, your business may

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A Guide to Doing Business Internationally: Shipping & Delivery, Tariffs & Customs

Welcome to our second post of our three part series, A Guide to Doing Business Internationally. Throughout this series we will be discussing the many problems that a business can run into when expanding to an international level, and some tips that will help your business succeed. Shipping and customs can be a huge thorn in any business’s side. Without knowing what the rules are when shipping a product, or having a reliable shipping service,

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A Guide to Doing Business Internationally: Language, Culture, and Time Zones

Welcome to our first post of our three part series, A Guide to Doing Business Internationally. Throughout this series we will be discussing the many problems that a business can run into when expanding to an international level, and some tips that will help your business succeed. When you start thinking about expanding your business to different countries around the world, you may find that there are many barriers that you would not have encountered

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HostPapa’s Black Friday Exclusive Offer

Are you a small business owner looking for a Black Friday deal of your own? You’re in luck, because HostPapa has a special offer just for you! Hosting-Review, an independent provider of web hosting reviews, has recommended HostPapa and ranks us as the number one web host on their website. Through Hosting-Review we are running an exclusive Black Friday deal that will stretch from Black Friday (November 27) through Cyber Monday (November 30). With this

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How Small Businesses Can Cash in on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

For small businesses, Black Friday can feel overwhelming. It can seem like a day more suited for large companies that can afford to slash prices and offer special deals. In reality, there are many ways that a small business can benefit from the number of consumers shopping over the weekend. By analyzing your market and promoting your deals properly, your small business could not only bring in a huge profit on Black Friday, but also

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Why Shoppers Avoid Your Ecommerce Site

Have you noticed a decrease in your online sales or simply a lack thereof? There are many problems that can occur when designing your company’s ecommerce shop that can send consumers running away. It’s important that you build your ecommerce site the right way from the start. You don’t want a clunky or messy website because those types of ecommerce shops tend to scare potential buyers away. Your objective should be to build a fast,

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Small Business Insights: The Top 7 Pain Points for Small Businesses

Building a business can be tough, especially when you look at the list of tasks you need to check-off in order to classify your business as successful. A small business can run into many unforeseen and expensive problems. Luckily, we’re here to help. We’ve laid out 7 small business pain points that may arise and offer up some viable, actionable solutions to address your many concerns. 1. I Don’t Have a Website for My Business

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Customer Engagement: 5 Reasons You Need a Blog for Your Business

Blogs are often looked down on as a place for amateurs to share their opinions on any topic. In actuality business blogging has become one of the most important marketing tools for any business. Blogging can be a great way to increase potential sales, customer interaction, and your customer base at a very low cost. Below are 5 reasons why you need a blog for your business: 1. Talk to Your Customers Blogging has become

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HostPapa Connect Email Marketing Essentials for Small Businesses

Email is one of the most important marketing opportunities that all small businesses should tap into. About 69% of email users in the USA prefer to communicate to businesses through email. HostPapa Connect is the perfect email marketing tool to help any business reach their customers and build a new client base through email marketing campaigns. Whether you want to notify customers about upcoming events, sales, new products or send a monthly newsletter, HostPapa Connect

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