Category Archives: Grow business

Working capital management for business

What You Need to Know Before Asking for Financing

Before meeting with a prospect, you’d do your homework. You can look up the prospect on LinkedIn to study the person’s background. Look for connections and things you have in common. Go to the prospect’s company website and read up. Identify their mission and what problems they solve. Check out their clients to get an idea of what types of companies they serve.

Doing your homework can give you the upper hand in landing the prospect.

It can also help when you’re searching for working capital to scale your services and take on bigger opportunities that will grow your business.

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Question to ask for cash flow

Answer These 8 Valuable Questions to Boost Chances of Getting Money

These valuable questions can do more than help you get more working capital for your business. They help you check to see if your company is on track in meeting its goals. You may be thinking about growing your business by taking on bigger opportunities or adding products or services.

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You can get cash and save for a rainy day

Four Ways to Get More Cash for Your Small Business

Small businesses use their line of credit for cash flow to run daily operations and pay vendors, suppliers, and business partners. Unfortunately, a business line of credit is hard to come by. Even if a company already has one.

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How to Boost Small Business Success with a Checkup

We’re no longer at the start of the year and tax time will soon pass. After that will be a great time to put on your stethoscope to give your business an all-important physical. This exam requires taking time away from your routine to effectively gauge the progress of your company’s health and identify needed changes.

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Working capital management junk mail

This Is Not the Answer to Your Cash Flow Problems

I received a letter from a company that provides small business loans and financing. This company had been on my radar because of their less than stellar reputation.

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Attitude Wins Football Games

7 Ways to Boost Your Attitude to Make You Stand Out From the Competition

At NCAA football’s Alamo Bowl, Oregon was heading for a blow out as it led the game 31 to 0 at the half. Their opponent, nationally-ranked TCU, was a capable team. The team was most likely shaken up by the loss of their starting quarterback and key wide receiver.

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Takes two businesses to Tango

Buy a Company: 4 Steps That Will Actually Make You Successful

One of the fastest ways to start or grow your business is to buy a company. The right one can expand your offerings and broaden your customer base. There’s one downside. Buying a business takes resilience considering all the legal, taxes, paperwork, and licensing requirements involved. However, that’s nothing compared to trying to start a new business from scratch.

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