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Beware: Merchant Advance Loans Could Hurt Your Small Businesses 4

If there's one thing that all small businesses need in order to stay afloat it's capital. That's why, as past due bills start to pile up, entrepreneurs get desperate and seek out cash from wherever they can get it. In many cases his means turning to a short term merchant...

4 Last Minute Things to Remember for Small Business Saturday

It's almost here — this year's Small Business Saturday will be held on November 26th. With 2016 promising to be the biggest SBS yet, it's imperative that entrepreneurs across the nation take advantage of this growing retail holiday. Even if you're just learning about this special day now, the good...

The Survival Rate for Small Businesses is on the Rise 3

Starting a new small business is always a risky proposition. Even for entrepreneurs who think they have a surefire hit idea can sometimes be dissuaded by the rate of failure, which was made even worse by the recession of 2008. However there is  reason to be hopeful as a new study...

Could Facebook Be a Recruiting Tool for Small Businesses? 2

There's no doubt that social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter have been a huge boon to small businesses across the nation. With these sites offering free ways to connect with existing customers as well as reasonably priced options for reaching new ones, there are plenty of reasons why...

The Pros and Cons of Selling on Deal Sites 5

If you're a small business owner you're undoubtedly aware of various deal sites that allow you to essentially sell customers a discounted (50% off or more) gift card to use at your location. While the height of sites like Groupon, LivingSocial, and other local offerings may have passed that doesn't...

3 Mobile Marketing Essentials for Small Businesses 1

There's no doubt about it: today's world is mobile. Because of this your small business needs to be as well. In fact, if you aren't catching customers while they're on the go, there's a good chance you're not catching them at all. That's why the most successful entrepreneurs are engaged...

Small Business Nightmares Entrepreneurs Fear 5

It's that time of year when all of the focus is on the scarier, darker, and more terrifying things in life. No, not because of the presidential election but because it's nearly Halloween ;) And as we all know the holiday isn't just about treats — it also holds it's...

Protecting Your Small Business From Employee Lawsuits 2

Lawsuits are an issue that most entrepreneurs don't really think about when starting their small businesses but they're a threat that could even wipe a company out. In fact, if business owners don't properly incorporate their companies, an entrepreneur's personal assets could also be at risk should they be taken to...