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Handwashing Laws For All 50 States

 

The health and safety of your customers is the highest priority when operating a business. In order to protect their wellbeing, laws have been established to maintain a standard of cleanliness and prevent the spread of disease. One such regulation emphasizes hand-washing and the need to post signage in designated areas to indicate this law.

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Small Business Tips: What We’ve Learned About Customer Service

Let’s be honest. No one really wants to have to call any sort of customer service representative. It’s always at the very bottom of my to-do list because, well, it’s usually not an enjoyable experience. We all remember what happened when a bad Comcast customer service call went viral… However, good customer service creates loyalty, word-of-mouth reviews, and, of course, revenue growth.

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Small Business Success Story – VeloPro

Featured today in our Small Business Success Story segment is VeloPro. VeloPro is an adaptive, intuitive bike training app curated by Adnan Kadir. The app provides online training services tailored to each riders unique personality and goals. Adnan saw a need for something he was passionate about and put his ideas to work with the help of his business partner, Robert.

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Small Business Success Story – Bartram’s Garden

Today’s small business success story is the 45-acre “Bartram’s Garden”, a National Historic Landmark started by the John Bartram Association alongside Philadelphia Parks and Recreation. The park was created to preserve the work of John Bartram, one of America’s first botanists. In the early 1700’s, Bartram gathered the largest collection of North american plants in the world. Today’s interview is with Stephanie Phillips, the Assistant Director of the John Bartram Association.

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Small Business Resources Within Your City

Small Business Resources

While you don’t need need an MBA to start your own small business, it’s critical to learn as much as you can about all aspects of running, marketing and managing a business. There’s a lot to know, and it can all quickly become overwhelming. Luckily, there are two helpful resources available to small business owners all over the country: Small Business Development Centers and Chambers of Commerce. Both offer no or low-cost training, information and support that will help you become successful in your venture. Read More

The Signs.com Small Business Guide to Vertical Marketing

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Some aspects of opening a small business come naturally to entrepreneurs: they’re passionate about their product or services and they love talking to customers and clients. But entrepreneurs aren’t always adept at marketing their services or thinking about how to focus their energy in ways that generate a profit. Our small business guide to vertical marketing will help you create and implement a plan. We’ll also give you a marketing plan example so you can see how our ideas work in the real world. Read More

Best Small Business Blogs For Owners and Entrepreneurs

The Best Small Business Blogs

Working with small businesses on a daily basis, and being one ourselves, we spend a lot of time on small business blogs. In light of this we wanted to highlight what we believe are the best small business blogs on the web. Check out the blogs below, in no particular order, and read them regularly to get all the information you might need as an entrepreneur or small business owner looking for resources to grow your business. Read More