6 Ways To Maximize Your Small Business Saturday Profits

Sep 27, 2019

6 Ways To Maximize Your Small Business Saturday ProfitsMuch like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small business Saturday is an annual holiday designed to encourage shoppers to start their holiday shopping locally. As a small business owner, you are no doubt aware of the impact Small business Saturday can have on your bottom line. The potential for revenue, marketing, and brand building during this event is tremendous if you are properly prepared. Here we've outlined 6 ways you can maximize your profits this year.

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Topics: Holiday, alternative funding

Disaster Preparedness For Your Business: Are You Ready To Weather The Storm?

Sep 25, 2019

,Disaster Preparedness For Your Business: Are you Ready to Weather The Storm?Are you ready for the next disaster? Lately, it seems like superstorms and natural disasters of all varieties are occurring at an exponential rate. It’s safe to say that a lot of people and businesses typically flow with the mindset that “It won’t happen to me.” Instead of being complacent with your disaster recovery plan, now is the time to prepare so you are ready for anything mother nature may bring your way.

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Topics: merchant cash advance, alternative funding

State Of The Alternative Funding Industry

Feb 2, 2017

State Of The Alternative Funding IndustryThe alternative funding industry changes rapidly and it can be tough for small business owners to keep up with the times and choose their best option.  Since small businesses need the ability to pivot at a moment’s notice owners have been opting for faster funding solutions.  Here we’ve outlined some of financial trends that are affecting small business owners and where to look for financing.

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Topics: merchant cash advance, alternative funding

Alternative Funding When the Bank Says No?

Jun 16, 2016

Alternative Funding When the Bank Says No?Many businesses hit a snag in their plans to expand or grow when the bank turns them down for a loan. Perhaps they are denied a loan because they lack credit history, have poor credit history, or maybe they don't have the collateral the bank wants. Lending requirements tightened considerably after the economic collapse of 2008, which was partly due to loose lending requirements.

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Topics: merchant cash advance, alternative funding, credit cards

The Bottom Line Benefits of Investing in New Equipment

Feb 25, 2016

The Bottom Line Benefits of Investing in New EquipmentBusiness owners often dream of investing in new equipment with the intention of revolutionizing the way in which they provide services to their customers, and it seems like in the past decade they have been quite active in turning this dream into a reality: According to the United States Census Bureau capital expenditures—money spent to either acquire or improve long-term assets such as equipment or building structures—have increased $446.1 million in this time period from $1,042.1 billion in 2004 to $1,488.2 billion in 2013 for U.S. non-farm businesses. That’s a whopping 42.8 percent!

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Topics: merchant cash advance, alternative funding