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Ten Ways to Improve Your Customer Service

In the recent months while out shopping, dining or having a service performed, I was surprised at the lack of customer service that was provided.  In some instances it was so bad that it made me not want to visit […]

5 Biggest Challenges Facing Your Small Business

Starting a business is a big achievement for many entrepreneurs, but maintaining one is the larger challenge.  There are many standard challenges that face every business whether they are large or small.  These include things like hiring the right people, […]

10 Ways to Help Increase Your Cash Flow

As any small business owner knows, maintaining smooth cash flow requires juggling nearly every facet of a business, from staying on top of accounts receivable, to extending lines of credit, to managing inventory.  The essence of successful cash flow management […]

Four Steps in Understanding the Accounts Receivable Process

Even though companies can benefit greatly by factoring their invoices, many small and large businesses do not because they are unfamiliar with the invoice factoring process and the cash flow solutions that it provides.  Historically, accounts receivable factoring is one […]

Survive and Thrive – in Business

Year Three….hard to believe it has gone by so fast. I reflect back to the fall of 2010 when I decided to leave Corporate America after 30 years to take that leap of faith and start my own business. With […]

How You Can Establish Business Credit

I have been in business almost 3 years now and when I started, never thought about establishing business credit.  I have been approved for an Office Depot and Chase credit card in my business name but it was based on […]

Merchant Cash Advances

A merchant cash advance is an alternative source of financing for small businesses who can’t get a bank loan. *  Do you need funds quickly for business improvements or investments? *  Do you need to pay off outstanding debt or […]

Benefits to Companies that Factor

There are many benefits to companies that choose to factor their accounts receivable.  In addition to avoiding all the paper work associated with obtaining traditional financing, factoring is easy and generally provides instant cash.  Below is a list of additional […]

7 Tips for Improving Your Cash Flow

There’s a golden rule in business you’d be smart to learn now:  No matter how much you sell, if you don’t collect the money, you’re going to go out of business.  As business owners, we often get so wrapped up […]