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The Ugly Truth About Bank Loans

Now that you've begun the initial process of your new entrepreneurial dream, what is your next step? Well, all things being equal, getting a small business loan for your unquenchable dream. It's at this point that business owners receive one of the rudest awakenings...

Always Be Closing: Being a Dealmaker

Sales is either the toughest job in the world or the easiest, depending on who you interview first. The successful dealmakers will tell you it depends on energy and attitude. The less successful will tell you it depends on luck.   Like most things, the truth is...

Things you Must Consider when Searching for an Online Lender

  Searching for an online lender is an involved process. In addition to basic considerations like the interest rate, fees and credit requirements, you also have to evaluate the various lending platforms available to you. With a variety of lending options...

Follow These Steps to Get a Small Business Loan

Applying for a small business loan can seem like a daunting task if you have never gone through the process before, but it’s actually easier than you may think. Getting an approval can still be difficult in the aftermath of the 2008 recession, but the application...

Why Networking Is One of the Best Communications Methods

In the business world connections are important. When a small business is trying to grow it's customer base, it relies heavily on word of mouth. Making connections through networking can allow that number of clients to grow as more people know about your business....

Myths Vs. Facts About Small Business Loans

Running a business can be quite expensive. That is why many people turn to small business loans. There is a lot of misinformation about small business loans. Below is a list of some of the myths about small business loans:   Myth: A Bank Is The Only Option For...

How to Set Up Your Business for the Future

Setting up your business for the future is a key element to long-term success in the entrepreneurial world. Some people neglect long-term planning because it seems to lack the urgency of day-to-day issues surrounding a new company, but it is a critical component of...

Need to Relax After a Busy Day at Work? Here’s How

Productivity at work and in life can depend on several factors that are outside of our control, but there are aspects of our productive nature that we can, in fact, influence. Numerous studies have shown a general correlation between home and free time relaxation and...

Is Your Business Website Mobile Optimized?

  Mobile Internet users outnumber desktop users. Mobile users ready to buy often use the Internet at the last minute to compare prices or search for alternative products. Companies that cannot deliver an excellent experience to mobile users lose out on such prime...

Tips To Shake The Fear Of Public Speaking

As a small business owner, you may need to make pitches to both small groups of people and larger audiences. This may be a problem if you have a fear of public speaking. However, if you are afraid of speaking in public, you are not alone. It is considered to be even...

Best Ways To Make Your Customer Service Over-The-Top

Customer service is the most important aspect of business. Establishments can rise and fall quickly depending on the depths of their customer service efforts. Above-average customer service efforts can keep loyal customers visiting the same business even when the...

How To Get Effective Communication From Your Business Team

  From the educational system to the workplace, a team-based work style is increasingly becoming the norm. For employees, this means showing up in body and mind to contribute your fair share of creative ideas, feedback and knowledge. For employers, this means...