Welcome to BlogNotions' Small Business Blog

The BlogNotions Small Business Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the world of small to medium sized business. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on the technologies being used by successful and growing small businesses, discussions of common problems and solutions faced by small businesses, best practices for scaling your business, tips and tricks for successful marketing, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

4 Signs That The Time Is Right To Sell Your Business

This post is contributed by Jason Dirkham Your business is your baby. You’ve nurtured it from a tiny spark of inspiration to a thriving enterprise with your very own phalanx of employees. You feel an enormous sense of accomplishment in what your business has achieved and personal pride in the apart you’ve played to get […]

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My Eulogy from My Father’s Memorial Service

Alan Moltz 1933-2018 How do you measure the life of a man? My father was a great man by any measure that children can remember their dads by. He was great because he was a fantastic father. He was the dad that all the kids wanted when I was growing up. Because instead of working […]

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Is Business Chat Software Really Private?

In the age of electronic communication, is business chat software private? Can anyone assume that they are having a private electronic conversation at work? Office chat applications like Microsoft Teams or  Slack can seem very personal and private. In fact, participants typically act like that when they are typing the most personal comments. But are […]

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3 mistakes you must avoid when onboarding new employees

By Liz Greene When it comes to onboarding new employees, if you fail to do it effectively, employee retention and engagement will tank. According to a study by Equifax Workforce Solutions, 40 percent of turnover happens within the first six months, with another 10 percent of new employees leaving before they reach their first anniversary. That […]

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Miracle diet plans for 2018 that really work

By Cliff Ennico There’s a lot of stuff going on in the world of small business right now. The new tax law. Changes in the way web-based businesses are regulated. Amazon taking over the world. But let’s be honest. Right now all anyone is thinking about is losing weight – the Number One all-time New […]

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This week in small business: Get back to the basics!

In spring training teams, always start with reinforcing the fundamentals and we seemed to have a lot of that across the Internet last week. Below you’ll find links to posts that focus on creating great habits, protecting your business online, building your brand, financial basics, and more. Leadership, management, and productivity For many small business […]

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THE Small Business Expert

By Susan Solovic, THE Small Business Expert Editor’s note: This is a sponsored post by UnitedHealthcare; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own. One of the things that has come to light in recent years is how little consumers really understand about health insurance. If you go buy a new car, before you leave […]

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