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    8 Ways to Bootstrap Your Small Business

    by on March 18, 2015

    Maybe you’re ready to start your own business, or maybe you’ve been up and running for a while, and you realize a very important thing: You need more money. If you’ve already secured multiple loans or you’re just trying to avoid incurring more debt, yo…

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    Is Online Lending Right for Your Small Business?

    by on March 12, 2015

    Statistically, the U.S. economy is in much better shape than it was five, two, or even one year ago. One aspect that hasn’t improved much, however, is traditional small-business lending.

    According to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (FDIC) Call R…

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    When Is the Best Time to Start a Crowdfunding Campaign?

    by on March 5, 2015

    Timing your crowdfunding campaign correctly could mean the difference between funding or nothing. Because you want your campaign to be successful, whether it’s on Kickstarter, Indiegogo, GoFundMe, or another platform, you’ve done your homework. You create…

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    What Is EBITDA and How Can Your Company Use It?

    by on March 5, 2015

    EBITDA—an acronym for “earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortization”—is an accounting technique used to measure a company’s financial health and performance. EBITDA first came to prominent usage in the 1980s and is used today by many…

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    Understanding DPOs: Should Your Small Business Go Public?

    by on March 5, 2015

    “Going public” doesn’t have to mean heading to Wall Street. Small-business owners of any size can now use direct public offerings (DPOs) to sell ownership stakes in their company to raise capital, without the tight securities rules of an initial public offerin…

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    Is Your Business Profitable? 3 Reasons a Loan May Make Sense

    by on March 3, 2015

    Common knowledge says that business owners should never take on debt, but is that really the case? The truth is that even if your business is running smoothly and making a profit, there may be some instances when taking on debt can benefit your business. Here’…

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    How to Improve Your Small Business Credit Score

    by on February 27, 2015

    Unless you’re operating out of your home’s spare bedroom, there’s a good chance you will need to borrow money in order to launch and run your small business. But unfortunately, a poor credit score can have a serious impact on your ability to …

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    4 Facts That Could Change How You Look at Crowdfunding

    by on February 25, 2015

    Crowdfunding — presenting an idea for a product to the internet community and offering rewards for helping fund its initial production — has spent the first five years of its life as a platform for people with good ideas to turn those ideas into a viable pro…

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