Morgan Blend, owner of Blends Feed and Farm Supply and a Headway Capital customer, is the definition of hard work. We had a chance to talk with Morgan about her journey from an employee to the owner of the very same retail feed store. […]
Online shopping has revolutionized the way consumers research, compare and eventually purchase the goods they want. It has also allowed the reach of small businesses to grow. Online shopping has increased 41% since 2014, a sure sign that internet-based consumerism isn’t going anywhere.1 You […]
When you are a small business owner, the line between hard worker and workaholic are often blurred. Taking command of your brand, your product and your employees all takes time and dedication; it’s crucial to the success of your business. However, you could be […]
Business loans help to meet the needs of small business owners. Whether it’s a large equipment purchase that will help you get the job done, an improvement to your store or the simple need for more cash, there may come a time when you’ll need a small business loan.
For most small business owners, growth is not a matter of when — they always want to grow — but how? You can introduce a great product or service into the marketplace, but without the right expansion strategies, your business could end up running in […]
Small businesses vary greatly: brick and mortar buildings or online shops, business to business or business-to-consumer, brand new or the product of generations of work. While the business types are broad, there is one thing that all small businesses can benefit from: analytic tools. In […]
In an age when we have so many demands on our time, writing off a wasted day because you couldn’t turn a bad start around can be deeply frustrating. From stubbing your toe to going through a disastrous job interview, when your mood sinks it […]
A company’s culture is unique to each business. From Fortune 500 companies to your small business on the corner, defining company culture is just as important as defining your mission as a business. Establishing your company culture is an opportunity to define expectations for yourself […]
Can you sit down at your desk for extended hours and tick away your to-dos uninterrupted? Or is your productivity more sporadic with a project here and a call there? Maybe you even change the way you tackle your tasks on a daily basis. Task management strategies are not a one-size-fits-all concept, as everyone works through their duties differently. There are dozens of techniques you can choose from to help you and your team work more efficiently.
It might seem obvious that proper budgeting is one of the keys to running a successful business. But have you considered all the different expenses you might run across? Even a well-prepared budget can get off track when unexpected costs come up. Take a look at our budget calculator below to see if there are any areas of your business’s budget that you’re overlooking. And if you think you could use some extra capital, head to our loan calculator to see what you might qualify for!