Blog posts tagged with "Small Business Tips"

Solar Energy Pros and Cons: How to Power Your Small Business

June 21, 2022
Installing solar panels is a wise choice for many small businesses. They can help you save money and enjoy significant tax credits. They’re better for the environment, which appeals to potential customers and employees. They can even help you make money by selling extra energy to utility companies.

Secured vs. Unsecured Business Loans: How to Select a Loan

June 08, 2022
Suppose your small business needs more cash than can be supplied through a line of credit or personal credit cards. In that case, it may be necessary to apply for a small business loan.

How to Build Business Credit If You Have Bad Personal Credit

June 02, 2022
Business credit is essential for several reasons. You’ll find it easier to obtain financing with lower interest rates and more favorable terms with a good business credit score. You can also land better deals with vendors and suppliers. In addition, strong business credit may protect your personal credit score.

How to Apply for the Minority-Owned Business Certification

June 02, 2022
If you are a minority business owner, you know that systemic barriers can make it challenging to grow your venture. The good news is that you can get certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and overcome some of these obstacles.

The 10 Best Business Books for Women

May 31, 2022
Female entrepreneurs have accomplished incredible things. While running businesses, they also are more likely to oversee their homes, earn higher levels of education than their male peers, and work to hammer glass ceilings in industries traditionally ruled by men.

How to Plan a Grand Opening Event for Your Business

May 19, 2022
After months or even years of planning, you’re finally ready to introduce your small business to the world. A grand opening event is essential to your launch plan and shouldn’t be an afterthought. This is your chance to gain customers, gain exposure, and ensure that your business starts successfully.

5 Steps to Take If You Want to Transfer Business Ownership

May 19, 2022
As a small business owner, there may come a day when you decide to transfer ownership of your business. Perhaps you’d like to retire and want to transfer ownership to a family member. Or, maybe you’re interested in recruiting a partner who will assume ownership of a portion of the company. Some businesses are so successful that others approach them with buyout offers.

What is an SBA 504 Loan, and How Can You Successfully Apply?

May 18, 2022
The Small Business Administration (SBA) provides business owners with various funding options. Although most businesses pursue the 7(a) loan, the SBA’s most popular product, you should also be aware of their other SBA financing options that could better suit your business needs, including the SBA 504 loan.

6 Factors to Consider Before Downsizing Your Business

May 18, 2022
Deciding to downsize your business may be the most challenging decision you make for your company. Some people who helped you build your business will lose their jobs, and your company’s growth may stall.

The Top 12 Small Business Startup Costs To Expect

May 18, 2022
Starting a new business can be exhilarating. Still, for first-time entrepreneurs, that thrill often coincides with fear that their venture will fail.