Lowering the Carbon Footprint from Your Business

Today's small businesses not only need to have a product customers want, but they need to find ways to reduce their carbon footprint. Consumers want to shop at eco-friendly businesses. The good news is that you don't have to...

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How to Differentiate Your Business From the Competitors

With so many businesses vying for the attention of consumers, it becomes increasingly challenging to forge an identity that stands out. Although it may be difficult, it is possible to effectively implement branding strategies that differentiate your small business...

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Building Business Credit During the Early Phase of a Business

It's usually fairly difficult to establish good business credit score in the first few years of the small business operation. However, if you can manage to do this, it will only help you significantly in the future, as more...

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4 Ways to Innovate for Business Growth

Competition in the business world is fierce these days, and one of the best ways that your company can stand out from all the others is through innovation. You don't really have to accomplish a world-changing impact with innovation,...

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The Invoice Factoring Basics

Invoice factoring is a popular way for businesses to improve cash flow by selling accounts receivable invoices to a third party. That company then forwards the face value of the invoice less its processing and potential interest fees. The...

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The 5 Most Common Driving Forces Behind an Entrepreneur

Why would anyone want to take on the challenge of becoming an entrepreneur? After all, entrepreneurship can be exhausting, physically and financially. These elements can empower and motivate you to take risks: Time freedom: As an entrepreneur, theoretically, your...

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Keep Your Customers Coming Back with These 9 Tips

Your business has worked hard for its customers. To help you keep them, this article looks at several effective methods you can use to boost customer retention. Make Your Business Easy to Reach A surefire way to lose customers is by...

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The Less Attractive Side to Crowdfunding for Commercial Funding

Crowdfunding has become an increasingly popular way to raise money for new business ventures. As with all ideas that take off and attract a lot of people, this method of raising funds to launch a new business or product...

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How to Use a Cash Flow Loan

Every business needs positive cash flow to remain viable. Positive cash flow is like electricity—with it you have power: no available cash, no available power. What is a Cash Flow Loan? Simply put, it is short-term debt financing which a lender...

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6 Tips for Cultivating a Positive Work Environment

The average adult spends 40 to 50 hours each week at work. Even under stressful conditions, maintaining a healthy office environment impacts productivity and employee satisfaction. Here are six ways you can create a positive work environment. Encourage gratitude.  Yes,...

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