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Top 20 Twitter Small Business Experts to Follow - LenCred

Top 20 Twitter Small Business Experts to Follow - LenCred - http://www.lencred.com Avatar Posted by TomGazaway under Startups
From http://www.lencred.com 1672 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on March 30, 2015 2:13 pm
Here is your look at the Top 20 Twitter Small Business Experts to Follow. These thought leaders are here to help small business owners make their small business dream a reality. Read More
Women are starting small businesses more than ever in recent years. According to the Womenable’s 2013 State of Women-Owned Business Report, commissioned by American Express OPEN, the market for woman-owned businesses is huge. Read More

Before the Business Loan: Questions That Must Be Asked

Before the Business Loan: Questions That Must Be Asked - http://www.business.com Avatar Posted by TomGazaway under Raising Capital
From http://www.business.com 1706 days ago
Made Hot by: Digitaladvert on February 25, 2015 3:02 am
So you need financing to get your business to the next level? One of two things has probably happened: you either went to a bank and they denied your loan request, or you know you don't want to waste your time because the banks rarely approve small business financing requests. We all know what happ Read More
We all know that for most people who start businesses it is either necessary or extremely helpful to have access to financing. The lower the cost the better and the more cash-flow friendly it is, the better, because you don’t have any dang cash-flow. Or at least not much since you’re in your first Read More
They say that Cash Flow is KING. And “they” are right. For a business there is net profit and cash flow…everything else falls at least a tier below that in terms of what’s most important. Read More
Credit cards are likely the most popular and easiest form of business credit available to small business owners. Unfortunately most people, including myself, are nervous to encourage credit card use because the stories we hear (or maybe even witness) most often are the horror stories. We’ve all rea Read More
One of the most commonly asked questions I get is “what are the most common mistakes that small business owners make when looking for financing?” If you work with small business owners then please comment here if you have a mistake that you commonly see that isn’t covered here. Read More
Last month, four researchers (and business/finance professors from the University of Texas, the University of California, Los Angeles and New York University) published a study titled, “How Much Does Credit Matter for Small Business Success in the United States?” Read More
So, without further ado, congrats to our 2014 Top 30 Twitter Small Business Experts. They are listed alphabetically by twitter handle - it is almost impossible to rank them, as they are all great! Read More
At the top of those lists of reasons why businesses fail are:
*Poor or lacking leadership.
*Inadequate or non-existent marketing plan(s).
*Not enough access to capital. Read More
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