Small Business Financing Alternatives to Bank Loans

Big banks have earned a reputation for being less than cooperative when it comes to lending money to small businesses. In order to secure a loan from a large financial institution, you must go through a lengthy application process...

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Leasing Equipment: 4 Benefits for Business Owners

Many small businesses rely on complex pieces of machinery in order to provide the necessary product or service to a community. In addition to a business owner having to pay for property and employees’ salaries, a lot of money...

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The Positive Effects of Good Business Credit

Successfully running a business requires capital which often means finding a source of outside financing. To secure the funding you need to achieve your business goals, you need to have a good business credit score. After all, a lender...

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Customer Service Mistakes to Avoid

If you please a customer, you've made one person happy. But if you upset one, you've likely lost that customer and also all the people they complain about your business to. This article aims to help you avoid that...

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The Newbie’s Guide to Asset-Based Loans

As the name implies, asset-based loans are loans based on assets. Your business assets, such as your accounts receivable and your inventory, are used as collateral to finance the loan. Essentially, with asset-based loans you leverage your future revenue...

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Why Small Business Owners Should Consider Alternative Business Loans 

Without even getting into detail, one statistic will help you to understand why small business owners should be aware of and should seriously consider alternative business loans. In the most recent compilation of such statistics, it was revealed that...

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What is Asset Based Lending?

Asset based lending is a form of financing that allows business owners to take out a loan or a line of credit while using their assets as collateral. It allows small businesses to receive funding based on the strength...

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Why You Should Re-Image Your Franchise

If you are a franchise owner, you are always looking for ways to increase your market share. This is why a franchise re-imaging program might be just what your franchise needs. Re-imaging your franchise involves many resources to make...

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Tools for Creating a Strong Small Business Plan 

If you've been itching to startup your own small business, but you're worried about having to develop a really good business plan on which it can be based, you now have a good number of very possible alternatives to...

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5 Questions to Ask Before Becoming a Franchisee

This country is built on small businesses, but we don't all have a unique idea for the next big thing. The good news is that there are some excellent business opportunities through franchises. When you start a franchise, you...

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