Even in a post-COVID world, physical stores will continue phasing out. Now's the time to leap to digital. We'll help you get your eCommerce business off the ground so you can hit the ground running.
Navigating the vast world of social media can be an intimidating venture for the uninitiated small business. Read our guide for tips on how to get started with your first Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter campaigns.
How do you keep your business afloat? Specifically, a restaurant? Here, we give you a breakdown of what it takes to build a restaurant and how to sustain it over time. 25% of restaurants fail within their first year of opening, so learning the foundation of the industry is what will keep help you stay in the game long-term.
We may be heading toward a cashless economy. Our blog looks at the economic implications of a cashless society.
We review five of the most popular credit card processing services for receiving money through your mobile device.
Starting a new business can be challenging in many ways, especially financially. Find the best business loans that fit your financial needs.
Don’t be tempted by the elusive marketing medium that’s just not worth the effort for most companies.
Whether you’re applying for an SBA loan, merchant cash advance, or another business financing product, find out what you can do to try to get the loan faster.
Before you take another step to grow your company, make sure you are putting your best foot forward. Learn how to get started with business credit and maintain a high credit score.
Finding a savings account that fits with your company takes careful consideration. See the steps you should take to find a solution for your company.
We help you figure out which type of company credit card will offer the top perks to your small business.
Average American debt continues to increase in most categories, including credit card debt. We look at the stats to see who is most affected by this type of borrowing, including states with the most credit cards per person, number of credit cards by age, and average interest rates.
Find out how contractors can manage construction cash flow during a pandemic.
Some of the biggest ideas come from small businesses. Here is how to make your vision a reality.
Claudia Applewhite impressed us with her well-constructed ideas about the importance of creating effective training programs in the workplace.
We dig into BlueVine's invoice factoring and freight factoring service to see if it's a good solution for business funding.
Here is how having self-motivation, a budgetary focus, accountability, and resiliency can help a businessperson succeed.
Lenders make it very hard to jump into owning your own business. Yet, anyone can get a student loan. Here’s why.
It's not uncommon to have to wait out a gap in cash flow when working in construction. That's what makes accounts receivable management so important.
Kyler Tipton won with a well-crafted essay on the importance of efficiency in the workplace.
What to know before you risk creating or buying reviews for Yelp, Google My Business, Amazon, TrustPilot, and your website’s testimonial section.
We look at how radio advertising works for small businesses, and when and why it doesn't work.
To better serve startup businesses that use our funding request form, we are now working with Seek Capital.
John Ramey hit it out of the park with his essay on how a small business can compete against a major chain.
It can be hard to find funding when your company is struggling to stay afloat, but these ideas may help you make it through rough waters. Let’s look at some bad habits shared by failing businesses and discuss smart ways to fix each issue.
We look at the pros and cons of shipping products to your customers at no charge.
It’s hard to understand why Amazon’s stock price grows while the company posts such tiny profits. We’ll try to explain.
Learn about the risks a cosigner takes when helping you find funding.
Some states have lower taxes, more funding resources, a higher density of talent, and other perks for small business owners.
If you are ready to request funding right now, click the “Funding Request” button at the top of the page to get started.
Whether you’re buying or leasing automobiles for your company, there are important steps you should take.
It’s not unusual to feel stress at work, but how you manage it could impact your potential for success. Here are tips for how to feel happy and safe at work.
When you need working capital, but can't qualify for bank funding, here are some things you should know about alternative cash for your company.
Here are some things you should know about this popular type of small business funding.
Paulina Hervas impressed us with her idea for an app that lets you book a place for a nap.
Estimate the likelihood that you'll be approved for a loan by using our business capital eligibility estimator.
We help you save on on cards from VistaPrint, OverNightPrints, and more.
Want some inspiration? Here's what the competition is listing in their Black Friday print ads. Learn from the experts at Staples, Office Depot, Best Buy, Dell, and Newegg.com.
Beware of these red flags while trying to find funding for your company.
We help you leave no stone unturned as you search for working capital to fund your small business.
The Question Mark Guy offers insights for entrepreneurs looking for government grants, local funding, and other cash sources that you don’t need to pay back.
Find out ways to increase your chances of being pre-approved for online business financing.
We look at some of the loan options geared toward women who are looking for small business funding.
What you need to know when looking for small business loans in North Carolina. We look at our favorite lenders in cities like Charlotte, Raliegh, and Asheville.
We guide you through the basics of choosing a financial product, requesting a loan, and working with a loan provider.
We offer eight tips to help you stay better prepared against the world’s worst cyber-criminals.
We’ll show you smart ways to cut costs on business essentials, like electronics, printer ink, furniture, office supplies, and more.
Three tips on how to get people interested in what your business offers.
We take an in-depth look at some of the most frequently asked questions about small business loans.
Everything you need to know about hiring someone to do your small business taxes or doing them on your own.
Ask yourself these 10 questions to decide if now’s a good time to apply for a small business loan.