Putting Together a Business Plan to Secure Finance

To be able to thrive and grow your business you need cash. Often, at some point, you will need more money than you have available in your accounts. For example, you may want to extend your premises to take on new customers.  But understandably you will not want to wait the decade it would take to make enough profits to be able to afford to do so.  If you did that your business would grow very slowly indeed. That is why most firms borrow money at some stage. But, for your loan a...
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4 Good Reasons for Getting a Loan for Your Small Business

Depending on the current state of your business and your objectives, getting financing can be a great option. If you pitch the idea to people around you, some may caution you against this. But the truth is that most great businesses had to leverage debt at some point in order to grow. However, there are many cases when debt can become a liability. This is why it’s important to reconsider your motives when thinking of getting a loan. Here are some examples of good reasons to get a loan f...
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Simple Ways to Expand Your Business Portfolio

Business is a non-stop rollercoaster ride of ups and downs and whale-sized problems that feel like searching the ocean one cup of water at a time for answers. That’s why so many of us in business work towards the end of the year with the promise to look at revitalizing our portfolios in the new year. Sound familiar? Well, surprise. January came and went without so much as a nod of recognition toward your plans - and because somebody somewhere forgot to give February a regular amount of days...
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Get Serious About Your Business and Take an Airbnb Course

The most common listing on Airbnb is a homeowner who has an extra room in the house or a vacation home that they do not always frequent. For them, the motivation was to make use of the space and also earn a passive income on the side.  Now, if you are one among the lucky homeowners who happen to live in an area frequented by tourists, why should you settle for a little income? You could potentially quit your job and make this your primary source of revenue.  It is time you t...
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Why Business Signage Matters

Many business owners do not give a huge amount of consideration to the signage they use. It is one of those relatively minor things that just gets forgotten. Yet, as you will see it is actually quite important.  The style and type of signs you choose to buy from mydoorsign or other signage retailers’ websites can have quite an impact. Even, in some cases, on your bottom line. The role signage plays in your branding Your business signage is part of your brand. Everything you pu...
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Where Are The Best Locations In Singapore For Serviced Offices?

Singapore is well-known for being a major international trade and commerce hub. If you are seeking to expand your business to overseas markets and need a base of operations in the country, then it is worthwhile to spend some serious time thinking about an ideal location. With so many locations to choose from, however, it can be tricky to know where is best for your business. One great way of finding out which locations are best for the needs of your company is to look at where premium pr...
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5 Ways To Reach Your Customers

With today’s ability to connect and communicate with customers, it’s also true that people can become so inundated by businesses that they stop responding to any kind of contact. The success of any business depends on how the customers are treated and how they prefer to be contacted. Some businesses use almost nothing but email, and while email remains an effective tool, often the sender runs the risk of getting lost in a full inbox or even the spam filter. While there are some rare cust...
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How to Start a Profitable Car Repair Business

As long as people will have cars, they will need people to repair them. Starting a car repair business can be a great venture for any skilled mechanic who’s ready to go their own way. The competition in this sector is also very fierce, so unless you have a plan of action, determination, and knowledge, you might struggle to make it in this business. Here are a few tips for anyone trying to open their own garage. Property There are two ways that you can go about obtaining your premises....
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What Businesses Need to Know About Making and Receiving Cross-Border Payments

Germany is the third largest importer and exporter in the world. It 2016, the value of its imports and exports stood at $1.05 trillion and $1.32 trillion, respectively. The country’s top export destinations include the U.S, France, the UK, the Netherlands, and China. Its top import origins include the Netherlands, France, Belgium, China, and Italy. Needless to say, considerable money flows in and out of the country for business purposes regularly. Give the significant volume of internati...
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Not Enough Money to Start a Business? Try These Financing Options

Today, countless Americans launch their own business each year, driven by the rise of the internet, and a growing number of new company opportunities. According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), the number of companies available to invest in grows every year. There are still plenty of opportunities out there to discover your own personal brand of success. However, before you can change the world with your product or service, you need to find a way that you can finance its init...
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