Build Your Business Right

Building a business is much like putting together a puzzle; it has many parts, and not all of them are smooth. But if you if invest some time, thought and planning, you'll be able to build a successful business and become a picture of success. These articles are meant to provide you with ideas, inspiration, and the knowledge you need to build your business intelligently from the ground up.

Fast Cash

There are many different reasons that a business could need an immediate influx of cash. Hopefully, in your case it will be one of the good ones, like a fantastic opportunity for expansion, a large order that you need a new machine in order to fill, or something like that. Unfortunately, sometimes the need for […]

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Social Media Marketing

In years past, if one wanted to market their business, regardless of size, there were only a few ways that it could be done with any degree of success. If you had a big, profitable business and had the money, you’d probably hire a marketing firm. If you were a small business, or “worse,” a […]

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Start Your Business

Starting your own business – whether it’s your first time or you’re a serial entrepreneur – is both exciting and frightening. You can see the potential for growth, your mind is racing with ideas, and you can’t wait to get started. What you soon realize is that it’s going to take more than last year’s […]

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Business Line of Credit

Let’s face it; running a business successfully takes money. But sometimes your cash flow isn’t working in your favor. Cash flow problems may not be a sign of failure; it may just be that money you’ve earned isn’t available yet. For businesses that rely on having cash available so the business can run without interruption, […]

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Fund Your Business

Do you dream of being rich and successful? Who doesn’t? Every day thousands of people come up with new ideas and ways to make it big. Not all of these ideas are destined to succeed, however. The most common reason is lack of sufficient funding. You’re heard the old saying that “failing to plan is […]

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Guide to Invoicing

All You Need to Know About Invoicing Cash, bread, scratch, greenbacks, dough, gelt… whatever you call it, making money is one reason you run your business. Some businesses, such as restaurants and retail stores, have a simple method of transacting business – the customer pays for their purchases at the time they’re received. Other businesses, […]

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Writing a Business Plan

Every great adventure story starts with the hero on a quest for hidden treasure. Through trials and triumphs, danger and disappointment, we read about the obstacles they must overcome, enemies they must battle, and feats they must perform. Eventually, they reach the spot where the treasure lays as the reward for their perseverance. And what […]

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Federal tax ID Number

It’s been said that, in life, there are only two things that cannot be avoided: the first, of course, is death, and the other is taxes. The US federal government requires that all employees have a Social Security number which is a necessity if you hope to collect Social Security retirement benefits someday in your […]

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CyberSecurity

Experts in cybersecurity always say that it’s a matter of “when,” not a questions of “if.” Unfortunately, in today’s day and age, protecting your online assets – whether it’s your website, your cloud account, or your email – is a top priority for your businesses. While it’s true that no system is 100% hackproof, the […]

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Small Business Loans

When you first started your business, you probably had no idea how to apply for a small business loan. Maybe you didn’t need one then. Perhaps, through a combination of mostly luck and sheer determination, you managed to launch your dream, either with or without financial assistance. Now that you are wiser and more experienced, […]

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Choosing a Business Name

Your business name is the most immediate and enduring advertisement for your business. It will become, in time, the marker of your business’s success, as satisfied customers recognize it and speak about it to others. In this way, it is gold standard currency, priceless if it is passed around and spoken of in positive terms. […]

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successful entrepreneurs

We read about the successes of superstar entrepreneurs in the news every day. In industries ranging from microbiology to space travel, successful entrepreneurs continue to capture our imagination and fuel our dreams and desires for becoming wildly successful – and maybe even rich – one day. Business researchers, sociologists and armchair pundits have all studied […]

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Consolidate Debt

There are several good reasons why you would want to consolidate your credit card debt. You may have recently seen your credit report and feel like your credit spending is out of control. Perhaps you attended a seminar on fiscal responsibility and you’re making the effort to get organized. Or maybe you just want to […]

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Since your credit rating will be one of the main criteria that determines whether your application for a small business startup or expansion loan is approved, it is vital you know exactly what it is before applying for a loan. Your credit rating is determined by your track record in paying debts on time and […]

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Cancel credit card

The credit card industry is constantly coming up with new and innovative credit card products that can help your business save money, offset travel costs, and provide other incentives. Make no mistake – aggressive credit card marketing and attractive promotions make signing up for new cards very tempting. If you look in your wallet or […]

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Build Business Credit

Everyone knows the old catch-22, “You can’t get a job without experience, but you can’t get experience without a job.” Well, the same is true, and possibly even worse, for building business credit. But don’t let that stop you from pursuing your dreams. There are some easy and low-risk ways to start establishing your business […]

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Female owners of small businesses have a wide variety of choices when it comes to securing small business loans. Though it may sound feministic, it’s true – women are typically perceived as less of a risk because of their general successes in their professional roles. According to Forbes magazine there are several key traits that […]

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Having a good credit score can mean the difference between success and failure when it comes to your business. The good news is that it’s pretty simple to get a good credit score. The bad news is that if it goes down, you’re going to have to work (maybe even work hard) to repair it. […]

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Business credit scores have a major impact on companies. Aside from having an effect in gaining new business and partnerships, they play a big role when you’re applying for business financing, as lenders look at a company’s business credit file when making their decisions. A report that shows a positive payment history with several vendors […]

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