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Creating A Good Relationship With Your Small Business Banker

The days of personal service in banking seem to be gone. There was a time when a bank manager would know each business account holder by their first name and would have intricate knowledge of their business and accounts within

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Bacon Mania: Inside the Trend

The bacon craze is one of the biggest food trends of recent years. Bacon mania has resulted in the proliferation of numerous bacon-flavored foods and bacon novelty items, some of which are almost too strange to believe. So what’s the

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Benefits of Having a Business Attorney for Your Small Business

Many people view attorneys as professionals you only call when you are need legal documents, or worse, are in legal trouble. However, a business attorney should be looked at as a partner in your business, similar to your accountant or

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How Did Corn Dogs Get Invented?

Corn dogs, the perfect mix of sweet and savory, are a fun snack or a meal that features a hot dog, coated in a layer of cornmeal batter that has been deep fried and is served on a wooden stick

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How Do You Prevent Small Business Owner Burn-Out?

When you first become an entrepreneur, it is exciting and fully engaging. Your dreams are becoming reality. You are more than willing to put in the long hours and commitment that running a successful business requires. Unfortunately, after a few

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The History of Funnel Cakes

The sweet, crunchy treat known as a funnel cake, is enjoyed by many every summer at fairs and festivals—but how were they created? Funnel cakes made their first appearance in Anglo-Norman medieval cooking manuscripts under the name “mincebek” or sometimes

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The Evolution Of Popcorn Toppings

Although popcorn has been around since approximately 4700 BC, it’s taken on many transformations then, as far as toppings and flavorings are concerned. How did they all end up on one of America’s favorite crunchy snacks? While several countries around

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Should A Small Business Have An Employee Handbook?

Many small business owners that only have a few employees may think there is no need to have an employee handbook or guide. With so few people it may seem reasonable that anything that needs to be communicated can be

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