SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

A selection of informative and insightful content just for small business owners.

How to Get a Business Loan

How to Get a Business Loan With Bad Credit Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email If you have a less than perfect credit score you are not alone. The Small Business Association cited a recent report showing that of all of the business owners seeking funding, 63% of them targeted banks. […]

How To Prepare Your Business

How To Prepare Your Business For the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email With the global spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, many small business owners and managers are wondering what they can do to keep their employees, clients, and themselves safe from […]

Secured vs Unsecured

Secured vs Unsecured Business Loans Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email In the finance world, there are two ways to lend money: secured vs unsecured business loans. This is also referred to as collateralized vs uncollateralized funding.  Secured vs unsecured business loans simplified: If a loan […]

How Does The Prime Rate Change

How Does The Prime Rate Change Affect Small Business? Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email It’s official, the Fed recently lowered the prime rate, and many are wondering: how does the prime rate change affect small business? It seems like every financial act impacts small businesses […]

Back to School

Back to School Business Funding Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email Kids and teens aren’t the only ones with back to school needs, business owners are searching for back to school business funding, too.Back to school business funding is a loose term that refers to the […]

Will Your Business Survive the COVID Closures?

Will Your Business Survive the COVID Closures? 5 Ways to Set Yourself Up for Success Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email No matter how successful your business was before the COVID-19 crisis, many business owners are struggling to adapt to this new world and the realities […]

Renegotiate Your Business Lease

Renegotiate Your Business Lease Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many business owners are searching for ways to save on their expenses. Renegotiate Your Business Lease or getting a rent abatement are some options, cutting back on inventory, automating […]

What Is Debt Service Coverage Ratio

What Is Debt Service Coverage Ratio How To Calculate DSCR Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email Looking to take on debt to finance your business’s growth goals? Calculating your business’s Debt Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR) can help you calculate how much debt, and at what interest […]

Why Minorities Have A Harder Time

Why Minorities Have A Harder Time Finding Funding Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email When looking at the demographics of business loans for minorities, there is a noticeable gap between approval rates for non-minority business owners and minority business owners. Minority owned businesses have a harder […]

Retail Funding

Retail Funding: How Retailers Use Funding Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email When it comes to cash flow, retail can be one of the trickiest industries to be in, which is why retail funding is so common. It takes a lot of upfront cash to purchase […]

Growth Capital

Growth Capital vs Working Capital Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email Growth capital and working capital can be simplified as long term and short term cash. Each has its own strategies for obtaining and sustaining, and each is important for the health of a business. Business […]

Why Restaurants

Why Restaurants Use Funding Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email Let’s be real, your tip jar isn’t going to get your restaurant to its next milestone, no matter how many times you provide service with a smile. That’s why so many small, medium and large food […]

Business Funding

Business Funding Options Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email Out with the old, in with the new. 2019 business funding is already showing new ways for business owners to grow and sustain their companies. While much of the industry hasn’t drastically changed, there are still new […]

Broker Fair 2019

Broker Fair 2019 Was Incredible, Again! Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email The 2nd annual Broker Fair was yesterday, Monday May 6th, 2019 at the Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan, New York. The show sold out several weeks in advance yet again, as hundreds of brokers and […]

Seasonal Funding

Seasonal Funding Tips 101 Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email Running a business is referred to as a balancing act. A roller coaster. A game of pinball. Like raising a child. Those metaphors are all the more true when operating a seasonal business. Sometimes a seasonal […]

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Two Financial Approaches Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email One of the scariest aspects of entrepreneurship is money: the startup costs, the revenue flow, extra capital for growth. So much money is needed to start and sustain a business, and most people with a product […]

Bad Credit

Bad Credit Business Loan Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email The strict requirements of obtaining a loan from banks and government institutions leave many business owners wondering “How do I get a business loan with bad credit?”It is completely possible to receive a loan or alternative […]

Getting Your Business On

Getting Your Business On Shark Tank Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email Shark Tank is idolized in the startup world as the angel investor a brilliant but under-appreciated business deserves. Many entrepreneurs think their business is the next big thing (after all that’s why they started) […]

How To Use

How To Use Bridge Funding Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email Bridge funding has several different meanings depending on the industry. In real estate, bridge funding is a downpayment in the form of a loan that home buyers often use when they’re waiting for their old […]

SBA Loans vs. FundKite Funding

SBA Loans vs. FundKite Funding Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email When it comes to finding funding for your small business, there are countless options to explore. Two of the most enticing choices are often Small Business Administration loans and FundKite funding.FundKite is part of a [...]

How The Alternative Lending Industry Began

How The Alternative Lending Industry Began Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email The alternative lending industry stupefies many business owners just beginning their search for funding. Part of the confusion comes from the industry’s polyonymous history and similar but shady associated industries. Alternative forms of money […]

Going Public With Your Company

Going Public With Your Company: Pros & Cons Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email While the frequency of IPOs (Initial Public Offerings) has declined in recent years, the idea of going public can still be very seductive. To give an abridged version of a sixty-page paper […]

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