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For businesses in any field, the potential to find fresh operational advantages should not be lightly overlooked and there are now numerous ways in which quick access to company data and credit-related information can be beneficial. Here’s a look at how some of those gains can be gleaned and how data-based insights are helping a growing number of companies to do better business. #1. Better protections Protecting a business from potential operational damage or from loss of earnings is…

Earning quick cash is fast and easy and you don’t have to be a genius to do it. Just keep your options straight and simple, that’s all! So when college student Kylie found it hard to pay for an expensive excursion trip, despite working after class as a part time waitress, she decided to put on a yard sale to sell off items that were lying idle in her room and to make more money. It was a great idea that Kylie had put to use for earning some extra cash. However, doing away with…

Running a small business is never easy. It seems that there are an endless stream of problems to deal with and administrative tasks to be taken care of. However, there is a way through the fog that can descend over business owners who feel like they do not know which way is up. What can be especially difficult is keeping a tight rein on the financial side of things. Often business owners lack the experience with accounts, having never worked in an accounting firm before and so make many…

You know all of your website’s quirks, shortcuts, and shortcomings. It’s been a constant friend through the ups and downs of your startup’s early days, and now it basically runs itself — you’re so proud. So what if you want to sell it? Finding a buyer to invest in an online business you’ve created from scratch can be fraught with difficulty. It’s not like selling a secondhand car or an old office chair; you’ve left your mark on your website, and it’s a bit more serious than a…

   Publisher Channel Content by GetApp.com   As a freelancer, you have a to-do list that is a mile long. There’s the work itself, whether its graphic design, writing, editing, or anything else. There’s going over briefs and interacting with clients. There’s keeping your workspace organized, which is no small task. There’s the never ending struggle to make some free time for yourself and your loved ones. And, on top of it all, there’s the part where you…

What does it mean to live the American Dream? OnDeck recently released its Main Street Pulse Report detailing what it’s really like to be a small business owner, revealing how they invest their time and money to grow their businesses, and in turn, their local communities. Collectively, small business owners create a big impact. They create the lion’s share of net new jobs in our economy (two out of every three according to Maria Contreras-Sweet, the current Administrator of the Small…

All businesses, whether large corporations or small sole proprietorships, rely on an inflow of cash resulting from investments, sales, loans, and a number of other sources. However, these inflows of cash are interrupted by outflows of cash, which are essential disbursements to funds such as payroll, investments, operational expenses, and capital expenditures. Because of this, it’s vital that each and every business has a cash flow management plan in place. Cash flow management involves…

If you are a newly-minted entrepreneur raising a young company, then you must already have encountered problems related to unaccounted finance, lumpy cash flow and erratic income. There are a million things to attend to in a young startup and the owner no doubt has the responsibility of running the whole show. With the hours in the day never being enough, you obviously find yourself short of time to don all hats. A good money manager is also a beautiful artist because not everyone is gifted…

Let’s say life has been good so far – a solid education, marrying your college sweetheart, a satisfying and high-paying job that even leaves you time to pursue hobbies. To top it all, you just made the down payment on your dream home. Things seem to be falling perfectly into place, so you decide it’s time to take the next big step and have a baby too! Then all of a sudden, there’s an unexpected crash in the stock market, and the organization you work for crumbles so bad that you…

Big bucks are the next big thing you need when you are in the midst of setting up your own business start-up. Lack of financial support has always been one of the first hurdles entrepreneurs need to overcome when trying to successfully run a business. However, it is certainly not the last thing you should be worrying about the most. Entrepreneurship has always been an exciting adventure for any business start-up owner and so what if you can’t bootstrap your business with the necessary…