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If your small business has struggled to get financing in the past, or you are thinking of getting a loan to fund new growth, here are some tips to help you understand what SBA-loans are available, where to get them, and how to prepare a winning loan application Read More
Interview with the author of Six Pixels Of Separation Mitch Joel on how you can maximize the principles in the book for your business Read More

Go green: All the cool companies are doing it [Part 1]

Go green:  All the cool companies are doing it [Part 1]  - http://lymelight-webs.com Avatar Posted by LymeLightWebs under Strategy
From http://lymelight-webs.com 4505 days ago
Made Hot by: NetZpider on May 30, 2010 12:00 pm
For about 40 years, companies have been making efforts to go green. Here are my first five tips (out of ten) for going green in business. Some of these have been around, but others may be totally new to you. This is my first contribution to BizSugar, so I'm testing the waters with this article Read More

How a Credit Cap Battle Affects Small Business Lending

How a Credit Cap Battle Affects Small Business Lending - http://online.wsj.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Raising Capital
From http://online.wsj.com 4506 days ago
Made Hot by: jnelson on May 27, 2010 4:45 pm
It seems that credit unions and community banks, the kinds of institutions that usually loan to small businesses, are prevented from doing so as much as they would like because of a credit cap that limits the amount of lending permitted for them under law. Now credit unions are asking that the cap be lifted allowing them, and community banks, to approve more loans for small businesses. And guess who's objecting to the change! Read More
Is it possible to support learning and development in your business AND save money? Yes, once you have a planned strategy and proper systems. Here are 3 steps Read More

Who Needs Banks?

Who Needs Banks? - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Raising Capital
From http://www.businessweek.com 4506 days ago
Made Hot by: BusinessBloggerPro on May 29, 2010 3:43 am
Thanks in part to the recession, businesses especially in the "lower-middle market" are handling their own financing with buyers when it comes time to sell. When a buyer can't get the loans they once did to cover purchase of a company from a bank often the business being purchased is providing the additional needed financing usually with longer involvement in the company after closing Read More
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In this short video Scott Fox shares strategies and new statistics on how to raise venture capital, including his suprising advice that you don't need VC money to start a new business online today.

This is an 8:22 video clip from Scott Fox's ClickMillionaires.tv Show. Read More
Next week is National Small Business Week. Even if you can't make it to the events in DC you can still get involved. Read More
101 Marketing Strategies is a series of videos and interviews with REAL-LIFE examples of people that are executing smarter, faster, cheaper marketing. Read More
This is an article I wrote about problems I discovered by simply going to my online store website and acting like a customer. The truth is that I rely on Google Analytics way too much and check my stats way too often. Read More
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