Borrowing Small Business Working Capital from Friends and Family

Borrowing money from family or friends can be a good way to get working capital for your small business, but be careful or you risk creating tension.

The Ups and Downs of Asset-Based Lending and Invoice Factoring

Asset-based loans provide a fast source of capital for rapidly growing businesses and those whose industry or payment cycles hobble their cash flow.

3 Ways to Secure Restaurant Financing

You have a menu and some prime locations, so now all you need is funding. But how do you find small business loans and other financing for your restaurant?

Make a Big Online Splash With Your Home Services Business

Whether you’ve been a home services pro for years or you're just starting out, you already know that marketing is key to your success.

Low Cost Content Marketing Ideas for Restaurant Owners

90% of companies use content marketing, according to a report in Business 2 Community, and for good reason: it costs less than direct advertising and SEM.

5 Ways to Fund Your Indie Retail Business

Even if you have a solid customer base, additional funding can help you expand your product line, work on branding and marketing, and grow your business.


What Indie Retailers Need to Know About Small Business Loans

Small business loans can take your business to the next level, but you have some important considerations to keep in mind before pursuing one.