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6 Financial Terms Every Small Business Owner Should Know

Posted by Alan Brown on Aug 16, 2018 4:52:32 PM

 

When you’re starting your own small business, it’s important to understand the right terminology that comes along with the territory. This can help you evolve from a passionate entrepreneur to a savvy business person. You’ll run your company better and also be better prepared for working with lenders, investors, and other professional relationships.

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Topics: Financial Terms, Financial Jargon, Small Business Management, Small Business Growth, Small Business Owner

Seasonal Businesses: How to Persevere All Year Long

Posted by Alan Brown on Aug 16, 2018 4:25:18 PM

 

Seasonal businesses fulfill unique needs for customers, but it can be tricky to survive your off-season if you don’t plan ahead well. From lawn care companies to Christmas businesses, these necessary industries can thrive year-round with just a bit of forethought and planning.

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Topics: Working Capital Needs, Small Business Management, Small Business Growth, Small Business Owner, Seasonal Businesses

Hiring Employees for the First Time? Read This Before You Do.

Posted by Alan Brown on Aug 15, 2018 11:00:02 AM

 

Ready to hire your first employee? It’s an exciting moment for any small business, but there are also quite a few hoops to jump through before you create a job posting. Check out these basic first steps to make sure you’re covering all your bases before you bring on help for the first time.

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Topics: Small Business Management, Small Business, Small Business Growth, Hiring

4 Ways to Compare Small Business Loan Offers

Posted by Alan Brown on Aug 10, 2018 2:16:59 PM

 

When you’re ready to take out a loan to help fund your small business, it’s important to weigh the variables in order to make the best decision for your company. Here are four ways you can determine which financing option to choose.

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Topics: Working Capital Loan, How To Obtain Working Capital, Small Business Loan, Financial Terms, Business Management, Small Business Owner

How to Track Trends in Your Industry (And Why You Should)

Posted by Alan Brown on Aug 10, 2018 12:13:27 PM

 

As a small business owner, it’s important to strike a balance between staying focused on the goal ahead of you while also remaining agile in order to stay ahead of the competition. One way to do this is by tracking trends in your industry. This helps you to predict the future of your market share and also shift your focus to meet consumer needs.

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Topics: Business Management, Small Business Management, Small Business Growth, Tracking Trends

3 Signs Your Small Business Needs an Accountant

Posted by Alan Brown on Aug 10, 2018 9:49:57 AM

 

When you first started creating your small business, you probably tried to cut costs wherever you could. As the owner, you’ve worn more hats than you can count and have probably utilized free software and apps to perform all kinds of tasks—including accounting. At some point, you may start to wonder if it would make more sense to hire a professional accountant to help your small business. If that’s the case, then check out these threes signs that you may be ready to bring in a pro.

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Topics: Working Capital Management, Small Business Management, Small Business, Small Business Growth, Small Business Accountant

How to Improve Your Small Business Cash Flow in 2018

Posted by Alan Brown on Aug 8, 2018 5:12:08 PM

 

Ready to whip your small business into shape this year? It doesn’t matter what kind of industry you’re in, there’s always a way to maximize the company’s cash flow to make daily operations run more smoothly. Here are four tips to consider implementing within your company to help your bottom line.

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Topics: Working Capital Loans, Small Business Management, Small Business, Small Business Growth, Cash Flow

4 Ways to Market Your Equipment to Small Business Owners

Posted by Alan Brown on Aug 3, 2018 1:55:56 PM

 

Equipment vendors are an important part of the U.S. economy because they power millions of small businesses throughout the nation. In order to maximize sales, consider taking a second look at your marketing initiatives to make sure they’re truly working for you. Here are four ideas to reach your ideal audience among small business owners.

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Topics: Equipment Financing, Equipment Leasing, Vendor Financing, Vendor Program, Equipment Vendors

5 Ways to Finance Your Working Capital

Posted by Alan Brown on Aug 1, 2018 4:55:31 PM

 

Accessing the right amount of working capital at the right time is crucial to building a successful small business. There are plenty of options to choose from, depending on your priorities and financial needs. Check out this overview of five common sources of working capital for your business.

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Topics: Equipment Financing, Equipment Leasing, Working Capital Loan, Business Credit, Invoice Factoring

4 Most Popular Items Leased in 2018

Posted by Alan Brown on Jul 30, 2018 10:04:00 AM

  

If your company relies on small businesses to make equipment purchases or leases, it’s smart to stay on top of industry trends. Keep reading to find out the most popular leased items and see if your product type made the list. Then, explore vendor financing options that can help move your small business clients through the sales funnel, both quickly and efficiently.

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Topics: Equipment Financing, Equipment Leasing, Vendor Financing, Vendor Program, Equipment Vendors

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