Business credit

Key Factors Lenders Use to Measure Business Credit

When entrepreneurs go looking for financing, they have multiple options. For example, they could seek out an angel investor, get a credit card, pledge their future earnings, set up a Kickstarter campaign, tap into their 401(k) or ask their family members for a loan during […]

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small business loan criteria

The Five Things You’ll Need for a Business Loan

It can feel overwhelming finding funding for your small business, especially if it’s your first time trying to secure a business loan. There are so many different lenders with different requirements and products, it can feel like another job trying to make sense of it […]

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podcasts for new managers

Podcasts for First-Time Managers

When you start a small business, it may be because you want to be your own boss or you have a passion for a product or skill. Rarely, if ever, does an entrepreneur take on all the responsibilities of owning a business just for the […]

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small business contractors

How To Hire Contractors for Your Small Business

The numbers don’t lie: Small businesses employ 47.5 percent of the private workforce in the U.S. But many of the smallest businesses and startups don’t have the means to afford full-time employees. As a result, small business owners often do everything themselves until they have […]

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business comeback examples

How 8 Companies Came Back From the Brink

The world of business is full of stories of triumph and disaster, and everyday decisions can determine whether a start-up hits the big time or a corporate behemoth completely collapses. While some of the biggest companies out there might seem all-conquering now, they, too, had […]

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How to Deal With Fake Negative Reviews

If you’re a small business owner, you know how important online reviews can be when it comes to growing your business and attracting new customers. So the last thing you need is someone spreading damaging lies about your business on the web by leaving you […]

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