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What Is the Paycheck Protection Program, and How Can It Help Small Businesses During COVID-19?
BY Adam Uzialko

The Paycheck Protection Program is an element of the CARES Act, a $2 trillion stimulus package passed in March. How will it help small businesses weather the coronavirus pandemic?

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How Long Can Small Businesses Survive the Coronavirus-Related Disruption?
BY Andrew Martins

We asked small business owners how their businesses are faring in the wake of the coronavirus. Here's what we found out.

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How to Decide on Your Company's Fiscal Year
BY Catherine vanVonno

Choosing when to start your fiscal year is one of the first things you need to do when setting up a new business. It may sound like the easiest thing to do, but this small step has a big impact.

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What Is Cash Flow Management?
BY Jennifer Post

Cash flow management is essential to a small business's survival. Here's how to improve your own cash flow management.

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Forget the Checks: 3 Reasons Why Your Construction Company Should Accept Credit Card Payments
BY business.com editorial staff

Learn about the advantages to accepting credit card payments.

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Social Media Strategists: How to Set Your Prices
BY business.com editorial staff

Our community asked how social media strategists should charge. We found answers.

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8 Reasons Why the Cash-Only Model Doesn't Work for Small Businesses
BY business.com editorial staff

Customers want options when it comes to paying. If you don't already accept credit cards, here are eight reasons you should.

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What the Delayed Tax Deadline Means for Your Small Business
BY Andrew Martins

As the federal government tries to deal with the coronavirus disruption, officials extended the tax filing deadline to July 15. Here's what that means for your small business.

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3 Ways the Government Can Help Small Businesses Through the Pandemic
BY Travis Crabtree

Small businesses need help now more than ever. Let's look at what the government has done to assist them and some suggestions for what it could do to keep these pillars of the community standing.

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7 Steps to Sales Success in a Shutdown
BY Ken Gosnell

Downturns can impact organizations and many different departments in those organizations, but they should never impact sales activities.

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4 Common Payroll Issues and How to Avoid Them
BY business.com editorial staff

Handling payroll, even with the help of a payroll service, can still be complex.

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How to Get Your Business Loan Application Approved
BY Adam Uzialko

Wondering how to get your business loan application approved? These steps will better position you to secure the funding to start or grow your business.

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Why Millennial Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Overlook LLC Startup Costs
BY Sean Peek

Millennials now make up the largest segment of the U.S. labor force and are entering the prime years for starting a business. Here's what they need to know about LLC startup costs.

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Unique Ways Small Businesses Can Increase Cash Flow
BY Jennifer Post

Maintaining healthy cash flow is the lifeblood of any small business. These tips will help you increase cash flow.

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How Should Entrepreneurs Pay Themselves?
BY business.com editorial staff

As an entrepreneur, you're the one paying yourself, and it's not always a steady income.

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How to Plan a Budget for Your Side Hustle
BY Adam Uzialko

Trying to grow your side hustle into a business? Proper budgeting and financial planning are key. Here's how to budget for your side hustle.

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Cash on Call: 5 Super-Fast Providers of Small Business Loans
BY Saige Driver

When you need a small business loan quickly, these five providers can get you the funding you need.

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7 Steps of Purchase Order Financing
BY Matthew Gillman

If you have customers waiting on orders that you're not sure your company funds can fill at this time, purchase order financing could be a good borrowing option for you.

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How to Apply (and Get Approved) for a Business Loan
BY Adam Uzialko

Many businesses need loans to launch or grow. This guide will help you apply for a business loan and improve your chances of approval.

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Do Small Businesses Pay Taxes?
BY Skye Schooley

Learn how small businesses are taxed and what tax breaks small business owners can take advantage of.