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4 Business Loan Alternatives for Your Company

Business loans are typical solutions to different problems. A business line of credit can be used to expand production, meet payroll or gain discounts for bulk purchases. Term loans allow you to buy equipment, company vehicles or refinance existing debt. However, many entrepreneurs do not qualify for financing. There are several reasons for this, which include: l  Industry (Bars, Restaurants, ...

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Need Startup Capital? Try the Syndicate!

Capital is crucial to the success of any business. In many instances, capital is the first tangible roadblock the would-be entrepreneur must overcome. Some choose bootstrapping; others borrow on their credit cards, and an intrepid few seek out angel investors and vulture (I mean venture) capitalists. Fewer still, are sought out by VC’s and angel investors. Many entrepreneurs are reluctant ...

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Customer Service Tips for new Businesses

Starting a new business can be daunting enough without having to worry about whether or not your customer service is up to scratch. It’s important that you have a customer service plan in place before you customers even need your support. This means that when the first issue arises, you’re able to deal with it swiftly and efficiently. Schedule time ...

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Ideal Customer Profiling – Why It’s Essential to Small Business Success

Ask many small business owners who their target audience is and they will say ‘everyone’.What this often means is that they really don’t know. Defining your audience is an important thing to do in order to grow your business – and one of the most effective ways to do this is to create an Ideal Customer Profile. Creating Your Ideal ...

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Top 10 Social Media Blunders that can Easily Drive you Crazy

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With all the significance attached to social media platforms, it has become very important for individuals to maintain a good social media persona. If you look at the social media accounts of celebrities, you’ll find how beautifully they’ve maintained the same. Although social media appears as a “Happy ride” for people of all age groups, using it in a wrong ...

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Seven Sicknesses of Financial Management

Every business owner understands that cash flow is the lifeblood of his business. It follows that maintaining a healthy business means ensuring that cash flow is not interrupted because, interruption spells the death of the enterprise. Sound financial management is the key to maintain optimum cash flows. However, as businesses grow, customer relations become paramount, supply chains and vendor relations ...

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Top 3 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Your Business

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When starting up my small business I thought I had it all sorted, at least it was in my mind. I had covered the bases that I believed were needed; choosing the right sector and then making sure I had the right levels of insurance for myself and my small amount of employees. However, there were many learning curves along ...

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No Time No Money – Why that Does not Count When Starting a Business!

Innovation is what drives the business world. The business world would not exist without entrepreneurs and innovative minds. Unfortunately, business also stifles innovation because of the demands upon your time. Most people work nine to five, five days a week. This leaves little time for innovation and outside jobs. There are thousands of people in the business world who have ...

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