Small Business Digest

March 2019 Issue

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Cyber Theft Vigilance Is Critical During Tax Season
Personal and business data floods the mail and Internet during tax season. According to Tim Zeilman of the The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company identity thieves are on the lookout. Zeilman thinks small business leaders need to keep some things in mind. Read more
Growth Is Top Priority For Most Small Businesses
Acquiring customers is hard but getting paid for work already accomplished is sometimes harder. Customers avoid paying for various given reasons, seldom because of bad intent. According to Ohad Samet, co-founder and CEO of TrueAccord, there are some common reasons. Read more.
Small Businesses Fall Prey To Non-Existing Dummy Companies.
A surprising number of businesses fall prey to fraud by doing transactions with non-existent companies. This fraud allows non-existent, or otherwise fraudulent businesses, to establish credit. These firms then dupe unwary small businesses.
Once duped, these victims sometimes employ specialized firms to collect bad debts. Read More.
Digitizing Data Collection Is Becoming a “Must” for Small Businesses
In today’s mobile economy, customers expect exceptional customer service 24x7 and the ability to reach a company at the push of a button. Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) must match the “big guns” and ensure that customers have the best possible experience, according to  James Robins, Chief Marketing Officer of GoCanvas. Read more.

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