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Online Lending During a Recession

There is a lot of discussion about online lenders and the inevitable upcoming recession. While many online lenders are willing to take risks in lending to businesses currently, these risks will be far and few between as a recession sets in. The 2008 recession saw bank…

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How to Get an SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan

Due to the disruption of small, medium, and large sized businesses in the wake of the COVID-19 response, the Small Business Administration is offering Economic Injury Disaster Loans. These loans are working capital injections that aim to help business owners pay debts, meet payroll, accounts payable,…

Business Funding: Is the Cure Worse Than the Disease?

COVID-19 has thrown all small business owners into a panic. 75% of small business owners have 28 days or less of cash reserve. An indefinite shutdown of business is terrifying when that’s the case. I am a small business owner. I know the fear of losing…

Three Tips to Protecting Your Business During COVID-19

What the heck happened over the last few weeks? One day everyone is talking about a theoretical impending recession, and the next, millions of people are losing their jobs. It’s hard not to have the REM song, “It’s the end of the world as you know…

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How to Improve Your Business Cash Flow

There are so many reasons why you need to improve your business cash flow. It takes money to make money, so you need to have cash on hand to afford supplier costs, labor costs, overhead, and marketing. When it comes to growing your business, you need…

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Trucking During the COVID-19 Outbreak

The items being shipped have shifted from consumer items like beauty products to home goods and health essentials like food, cleaning supplies, and other necessities during a viral outbreak. These supply chains are vital to keeping people inside and containing the spread of COVID-19, but the…

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How to Grow Your Business With Reviews

Customer reviews are important. The Yelp effect shows that reviews affect revenue. A one star increase on Yelp translates to about 5 to 9 percent increase of revenue. 90% of consumers read online reviews before visiting a business. And 88% of consumers trust online reviews as…

Can Small Business Expect Growth in 2020?

Trade wars, global uncertainty, and a steady domestic economy make for a lot of talk about business performance this year. Rising costs of materials, uncertainty about international exporting, and cash flow gaps are the biggest challenges for small business owners according to a 2019 Global Business…

Where Are the Gaps in Your Business?

As a small business factoring company, we encourage potential clients to send us their invoices and share how they tackle the invoicing process. Even if we don’t land the client because they don’t need better cash flow at the moment, it’s a mutually beneficial process. Why?…