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Done with Your Business? 6 Tips on How to Sell it

Over the last few years, the number of small businesses being sold has increased significantly. It even hit an all-time high in 2017. Are you considering selling your business? When you first start out on a business adventure, you usually assume that you’re going to keep that company forever. Things don’t always work out that […]

What Is Supplier Finance, and How Can It Help My Business Succeed?

41% of respondents in a UK survey cited paying suppliers on time as one of the main challenges resultant from cash flow issues. Depending on the nature of your business, being cut off by suppliers can paralyze your business, injure your reputation and send your existing customers elsewhere. For most companies, supplier finance is instrumental […]

Use These 6 Tips to Perfect Your Small Business Pitch

It’s no secret that over 50% of small businesses fail within the first four years. This dismal statistic is down to a number of factors, but one of the most important is funding. If you can’t secure funding for your startup, you have zero chance of success. Launching a business is a very expensive endeavor […]

Moving Up! 5 Tips on Relocating Your Business to Guarantee a Smooth Transition

Reaching a new market or closer proximity to clients are some of the most common reasons why businesses relocate. Or maybe you decided to move your facilities to lower your overhead costs by downsizing your office space or moving to a cheaper location. Relocating any business can turn into a nightmare without the right plan. […]

Right on Time! 6 Key Characteristics of a Successful Delivery Business

If someone delivered a bouquet of flowers or even a dozen eggs to your door, late, you would probably be upset. You delivery would also be ruined. According to Statista, 5.2 billion packages were sent and received in the U.S. in 2017. That could be a lot of rotten eggs with the wrong company on the job. […]

Protecting Your Assets: When, Why, and How to Incorporate Your Business

At a certain point in running a business, you’ll want to know if becoming a corporation makes sense for you.  There are more individually owned businesses than any type of corporate structure. Legally, is that the right way to go for you? Are you protecting yourself and your assets properly? There are many advantages to […]

Speed Bumps and Pitfalls: 6 Mistakes Business Startups Should Avoid

Are you wanting to start a new business? It’s estimated that over 600,000 new businesses start up each year and only 51% of those last past five years. It goes without saying that starting a business is no easy feat and you have little room for errors. Check out these six common mistakes that business […]

7 Ways to Ensure Early Payment to Suppliers to Improve Relationships

In business, relationships are everything. An African proverb says “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” These are thought-provoking words. As a responsible employer, you are concerned about the relationship you have with your employees. You always want to pay them on time. The consequences of not […]

Invest in Yourself: How to Build Business Credit The Right Way

You’ve got a great product or service and a vision for the future. Now how are you going to finance it?  Over one in four businesses are stifled by their lack of funding. While many start-ups pray for angel investors, drain their bank accounts, or hit up mom and dad, we’re going to show you another […]

What are Certified Mail Labels and Why Your Business Should Use Them

Did you know that the Mail Recovery Center, which is the USPS’ lost and found department, receives about 85 million letters, flats, and manuals in a year? That doesn’t include other packages, including checks, parcels, and books. Now, there are plenty of reasons why a package doesn’t get to its destination. Nonetheless, none of those […]