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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Avoid Becoming an LLC as a Startup

Business structure is an important decision for new startups. Will you operate as a sole proprietor, making your name directly connected to the business? Or--more likely--will you incorporate into a structured business entity?  The three most common business entities are...

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The Benefits of Investing in Your Commercial Real Estate

When business executives are considering an investment in commercial real estate, one of the first issues that comes up is whether to lease the property or to buy it. The costs can be very different between these two approaches,...

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The Best Example of a Corporate Restructuring Plan

Knowing when to make major changes within a corporate structure is vital. The key is in examining how you and others view leadership roles in your company. Those in leadership positions will need to be the example you wish...

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