Author: Ian Varley
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5 Ways to Improve Your Cash Flow

If your business has upcoming payment obligations, you will need to focus on improving your cash flow now. There are some simple and some complicated methods of improving your cash flow. Ultimately the right cash flow management for your business will be reliant on your industry…

Eagle Business Credit Press Release

Atlanta, GA – August 3, 2020 – Eagle Business Credit hires Carolyn McClure as Business Development Officer. Carolyn is an accomplished sales professional and will be responsible for securing new client and referral partner relationships. She brings with her nearly twenty years secured lending experience with…

#FearlessFactoring Clowns or Trading Losses?

If you have ever been to a fair or carnival then you know how horrifying the experience can be. Across the pond and many years ago, I decided to take the family to a fair. There’s something so heart-racing about the fair, and I suspect it’s…

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B2B Sales Tips

Business to business sales techniques are different than selling to consumers. First, you are more likely to reach a gatekeeper or lower-level manager. The first challenge is catching your prospect at the right time. For cold calling, the best times to call are the first hour of…

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The Sharks Circling Your Business

In 2004, I took a camping trip with the family. We packed our supplies and headed to Lake Casitas. I had the brilliant idea of fishing with my 8-year-old son and catching a fish to cook for our dinner. I stood shoulder to shoulder with my…

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How to Get Small Business Financing Right Now

The Federal Reserve Banks publish an annual small business credit survey report. The 2020 SBCS Report on Employer Firms is based on survey responses of small business owners from the second half of 2019. These responses show the current challenges of business financing and credit that…

What Happens If Your Business Fails?

This week over 80 years ago, Frank Sinatra cut his first single as a vocalist in the Harry James Band. It flopped. Big time. The song sold only 8,000 copies, but Sinatra continued in his music career and has now sold over 150 million records worldwide.…

Fearless Factoring: Small Business Credit

In much of the financial world, personal or business credit is huge. It can determine whether you are approved or denied, how much funding you are offered, and what interest rates you can receive. Invoice factoring companies, however, do not care about an applicant’s credit score.…

What to Do if You Cannot Repay a PPP Loan?

The Paycheck Protection Program is aimed at keeping small businesses and nonprofits afloat during harsh economic times caused by COVID-19. The main selling point of this program is that the loan is up to 100% forgivable. The downsides, however, is that many business owners will have…

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The Alien Invasion of Your Small Business

In the summer of 2008, my wife and I packed up the two kids, the dog, and two cats in the RV to move across country from California to Georgia. We were no strangers to moves. We moved across continents and country just years before, but…