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Setting up shop to offer your products or services online and using Authorize.Net to accept payments are great first steps towards attracting new customers for your business. Here are six ways to drive more traffic to your site, potentially increasing sales and online success. 

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Authorize.Net merchant Caruh Salon Spa in Seattle, Washington, has been voted one of America’s Top 200 Salons for 10 years in a row by Salon Today Magazine. We asked Chief Beauty Officer and Owner Cyndi DeSoto to share her small business advice.

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Today we celebrate America’s favorite summer food, best enjoyed at the ball park or on the grill on a hot summer day. Authorize.Net merchant, NorthStar Bison, makers of high quality, 100% grass-fed beef and bison hot dogs shares its story and business advice.

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July 17 is National Ice Cream Day! All month long, we celebrate a favorite cold and creamy treat perfect for those hot summer days. Authorize.Net merchant Yuengling’s Ice Cream shares its story of how America’s oldest brewery started making award-winning ice cream and gives their business advice.

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Marketing is often an intimidating prospect for small business owners. How do you know which marketing strategies will be the most successful for your product or service? While some marketing campaigns are complex, there are plenty of simple, easily implemented strategies that entrepreneurs can do themselves.  

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Since 2002, Mobile Home Parts Store has offered the largest online selection of products for all types of mobile home improvement projects. Based in Laurinburg, North Carolina, its founder, Pate Peele, turned his experience in selling mobile homes and his valuable relationships with mobile home parts distributors into a thriving retail business.

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Cashflow is important to any business, but it's especially crucial for small businesses that typically have less working capital to run their business with.

All too often, small business owners focus so much on sales that they let things slide in regards to getting paid on time. Increase the odds of being paid promptly with these simple tips.

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Portland, Maine, business owner Leigh Kellis of The Holy Donut shares her small business advice and how in only three years she went from selling one dozen donuts a day to one million donuts a year!

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Authorize.Net merchant Mike Engberson of UtahMountainBiking.com not only fixes and sells bikes, he shares a passion with his customers. He’s an avid mountain biker who races most Saturdays on the epic trails of Utah.

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For National Small Business Month, we want to thank all of our amazing merchants who make our business possible. We know that small business ideas change the world, which is why we are in awe of what you do every day.

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