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Shane Avron is a freelance writer, specializing in business, general management, enterprise software, and digital technologies. In addition to Flevy, Shane's articles have appeared in Huffington Post, Forbes Magazine, among other business journals.

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Industries That May Always Use Cash Instead of Credit Card Operations

Technological advances have led to an almost cashless society. However, some cash-only businesses are still thriving amidst the use of credit cards and other digital payment methods. A cash-only business is one that accepts bills and coins only. This means no debit or credit cards, cash transfers, gift cards, or personal checks. Cash-only businesses are […]

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Design Matters: How Good Design Speaks to Your Customers (So You Don’t Have To)

Are you trying to boost sales and get more people to notice your business, but to no success? Maybe it’s time you take a look at the design you’re using in the relationship with your online customers.  A well-designed page can be quite a driver for success, but only if it meets the expectations of […]

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Steps to Consider When Moving Your Business Online in Light of COVID-19

The Coronavirus has affected most, if not all, companies in some way over the past six months. Many businesses have had to close their physical premises and boost their sales online. For the rest of us, life has now become a mix of working from home and shopping online. Due to this dramatic change, there […]

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Tips for Handling Online Reputation Repair

No matter how much you try, negative publicity will always crop up in your company’s engagements. Only a handful of thriving firms have made it to the top without the element of negative online reputation. Harmful online damage can be slight, mild, or severe, depending on the issue in question. Whichever it is, online reputation […]

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5 Tips on How to Reduce Business Expenses

Keeping costs to a minimum can make any business more efficient, effective and able to thrive come what may. With that in mind, here are some tips to help you minimize expenses and make maximal use of your organization’s resources as a result. Cut equipment costs Whatever equipment your business requires to run smoothly and […]

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How Employers Can Help Workers Returning to Work Post-Injury

When an employee has been in an accident and injured as a result, you may be aware that they will need to undergo a recovery process. However, as well as the physical impact of the injury, there are other ways that they can be affected by what’s happened to them. As an employer, having an […]

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Improving Customer Service in Your Real Estate Agency

Despite the rumbles caused by COVID-19, the real estate industry is poised for growth. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the real estate broker and agent workforce is predicted to grow by 11% through 2022. Yet, despite the growth projections, Realtor.org reports that many agents don’t get past the rookie stage, with 70% quitting […]

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What Fintech Can Offer Small and Mid-size Business in 2020

Advanced technology has made it conceivable for small to mid-size businesses to have a hand in markets previously dominated by bigger companies. SMEs and mid-sized businesses now have a prism of opportunities created by Fintech in the latest technological stack. Being a technology-driven evolution, fintech has been virtuous for small-medium size businesses and enterprises, making […]

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How Route Optimizing Works and What It Means for Courier Services

Route optimization helps courier services to determine the most efficient routes possible for reaching their destinations, and is used in all types of courier and delivery industries, including logistics, transportation, and last mile delivery services. One of the primary benefits of route optimization is a cost reduction in incurred expenses from time spent traveling, including […]

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Why Ongoing Education Is So Important for Career Development

If you’re looking to advance your career, improve your odds of business success, or just get better at your job, ongoing education is one of your best options. For example, if you’re in a leadership position, you can invest in executive education or leadership training to improve your abilities and refine your approach. You could […]

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Importance of Web Accessibility for Your Business Sites

The World Wide Web and the internet got created to provide access to information for every person in the world. But while creating it, some criteria were overlooked, especially the parts about making it accessible to people with disabilities. One in every seven people in America has a disability of some kind. These disabilities limit […]

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6 Ways to Reinvent Your Company in Challenging Times

The unpleasant truth is that every business has to face challenges at some point. When challenging times hit, such as a global recession, a major pandemic, or both, sometimes the only way to survive is to reinvent your business. Change can be daunting. However, that’s what it takes for a business to thrive in a […]

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