When Should You Apply for Business Financing?

When Should You Apply for Business Financing?

Building and nurturing a successful business requires a good amount of working capital. The funds can come from private assets, investments, or financing from banks or peer-to-peer (P2P) financing platforms. But when is the right time to apply for business financing? There are 3 situations that would call for more …

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Choosing the Right Crowdfunding Product

Choosing the Right Crowdfunding Product

Interested in raising capital through crowdfunding? We’re not surprised. After all, crowdfunding comes with some pretty sweet advantages. The crowdfunding process is quick and simple – often entirely online. Because crowdfunding requires no collateral, it is a great alternative to traditional financing products. There are three major forms of crowdfunding: …

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4 Steps to Simplify Small Business Accounting

4 Steps to Simplify Small Business Accounting

Cash flow is crucial to the life of any small business, which makes keeping track of how you are spending your money especially important for small businesses and SMEs. This is where accounting comes in. Many business owners look at bookkeeping as tedious and time-consuming. But organized financial information should …

How to Protect Your SME from Cybercrime

How to Protect Your SME from Cybercrime

As technology evolves, so do hackers. It’s an unfortunate truth, but the number of cybercrime and hackers targeting businesses have skyrocketed. Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) are right to be worried. According to a recent report by the UK’s Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), SMEs are more likely to be …

4 Ways to Improve Business Leadership

4 Ways to Improve Business Leadership

Everyone can be a leader. Leadership is a skill rather than an innate trait; you can work on it and develop it to get better. Try implementing the four tips below to improve your leadership ability. 1. Improve your communication skills Many, many problems can emerge due to miscommunication, from …

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4 Tips to Maximize Business Productivity

4 Tips to Maximize Business Productivity

No matter what field your business is in, improving business productivity should be your top priority. If you can’t stay on top of all your business projects and company day-to-day operations, you stand to lose potential profits and returns. Not to mention, your business growth suffers. But how to do …

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The Perfect Pitch: How to Deliver Winning Presentations

The Perfect Pitch: How to Deliver Winning Presentations

Building an emerging new business requires a lot of meetings and presentations, whether it is for the purpose of selling a product to potential clients or pitching your business to investors. Some people were just born with stage presence and excellent public speaking skills; they thrive on winning their audiences. …

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Building a Business Network? 3 Helpful Tips

Building a Business Network? 3 Helpful Tips

Ask any business owner and they will tell you how important it is to build a solid business network. A great business network is high-quality and consists of a group of people you can count on. Building such a network requires commitment and consistency. Here are 3 tips for building …

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5 Steps for Better Cash Flow Management

5 Steps for Better Cash Flow Management

While most business owners know this, many have no idea on how to manage their cash flows. Consider these five steps for better cash flow management.

Choosing the Right Business Financing for Your SME

Choosing the Right Business Financing for Your SME

If you are thinking of and making strategies to develop your business to the next level, you may have already thought about business financing. There are quite a few choices for small business and SME financing, but not all of them are right for your particular business. In fact, if …