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How a Small Business Loan Can Save, Sustain, or Grow Your Business

Taking a loan for your small business might be the biggest decision you have ever made. It’s important to get your facts together and make the best possible decision. Whether you are borrowing to save, sustain, or grow your business, you need to know these rules. This article will take you through the following  proven […]

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How to Finance a Partnership Buyout

When you and your business partner have decided to go separate ways, finding the funds to cover their share of the business is often the biggest obstacle. The most common way to finance a partnership buyout is with a business loan. But that might not be the best choice for all businesses.  You could also […]

Countdown To Small Business Saturday 2019: 4 Ways To Make Yours a Success

Countdown To Small Business Saturday 2019: 4 Ways To Make Yours a Success Now in its ninth year, Small Business Saturday is one of the most anticipated days of the year for small business owners across the country. Slated for November 30th, 2019, it’s a day to celebrate independent businesses while kicking off the peak holiday shopping season […]

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The Soft Skills You Absolutely Need to Run A Successful Agency

The digital agency landscape is changing at a rapid pace. Having laser-focused technical skills, like website coding or second language skills, might not serve you as well as they would have in the past. That’s because soft skills, like interpersonal skills and time management, are now also needed to ensure the success of a business, […]

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Build a Well-Rounded Marketing Plan in 7 Easy Steps

When you’ve poured your passion into launching a business or creating a new product, it’s easy to assume others will share your enthusiasm. But no matter how fantastic the idea, sometimes you need a little help turning your bit of genius into a viable enterprise. The marketplace is crowded with competitors, and it can be […]

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How to Get Your Small Business Back on Track Following a Data Breach

Disgruntled employees, malware, hackers, ransomware, and phishing — virtually any company could become the victim of a data breach, and according to some statistics, small businesses are falling victim with increasing frequency. Unfortunately, criminals are becoming more wily, and lost data can mean lost business — and sometimes even failure. How do you ward off […]

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4 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Payment Processor

Payment Acceptance Tips for Small Businesses

If you’re in the market for a new payment processor, you might be overwhelmed with the number of choices available. Perhaps you are unsure of what properties to look for, or how to best incorporate your choice into your business’s needs. It’s true that there are several providers out there with payment processors available, but […]

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Tips and Tricks for Creating a Killer Invoicing Strategy

Invoicing Tips and Tricks

It’s a basic rule of business: You need to send out invoices in order to get paid. But invoicing isn’t exactly a fun and glamorous task, no matter how important it is. Many business owners procrastinate or only send invoices every once in a while, and it can really hurt your bottom line. Establishing an […]

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5 Things Every Small Business Owner Should Know Prior to Securing a Loan

5 Things to Know Before Getting Business Financing

Small businesses are often referred to as the engine of our economy, driving as much as 64% of new private-sector jobs in the United States. When small-business owners face the dilemma of obtaining financial backing to sustain operations, expand the business, or purchase inventory, they frequently turn to small-business loans. Nearly three-fourths of all small […]

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Employee Handbook: 5 Reasons Why Every Small Business Needs One

In the corporate world, employee handbooks are pretty ubiquitous. Nearly everyone who starts a position at a large company is given a booklet, packet, or online manual to peruse on their first day at the office. However, when it comes to small businesses, employee handbooks may be completely absent — job parameters and company policies […]