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How can we obtain funding for our solar power business idea?
By Peter Madia | 3 Answers | Last Activity on May 20, 2020

We want to build a solar power on a 50 hectares farm, we already have the land. We want to solve for our country, South Africa, experiencing issues with load shedding due to areas in the country not...

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How CFOs Can Lead Their Companies Through a Pandemic
By Sarah Spoja | May 19, 2020

With so many unknowns, it’s impossible to say what the economy will look like in a year. However, that does not mean CFOs can't prepare their teams and companies for what comes next. Here are four...

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Supply Chain Finance or Invoice Factoring: Which Is Better for Managing Cash Flow?
By Anne MacRae | May 14, 2020

Is supply chain finance right for your business, or would invoice factoring suit it better? Here's what you need to know about both types of financing.

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Adding Value: 10 Bookkeeping Systems Small Business Owners Can Use
By Scott Gerber | May 13, 2020

Here are some tools to consider when looking for good ways to keep track of your finances.

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Tips on Getting a Business Loan If You Have Bad Credit
By Chad Otar | May 12, 2020

Don't let bad credit hold you back from obtaining funding for your business.

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That Was Easy: How to Make Payment Effortless for Clients
By business.com editorial staff | May 08, 2020

The ideal payment processes are rooted in the preferences of your customer – not those of your staff, or even your ideal business model.

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6 Creative Financing Ideas for Cash-Strapped Startups
By business.com editorial staff | May 04, 2020

Consider these alternative funding options if you don't have enough cash to launch your startup.

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6 Things Most Small Businesses Don’t Know About Credit Card Payment Processing
By business.com editorial staff | May 04, 2020

There are risks when your business handles sensitive payment data. Here are six things most don't know about credit card processing.

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Peace Out, Paper: A Cashless Society Is on the Horizon
By business.com editorial staff | May 01, 2020

The days of paper currency are numbered; going paperless is trending not just in the U.S., but all over the world.

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What to Know Before You Refinance Your Business Loans
By business.com editorial staff | April 28, 2020

Evaluate these five elements before you move forward with refinancing.

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7 Alternative Sources of Funding for Your Business During COVID-19
By Rapid Finance | April 28, 2020

There are plenty of places to find funding for your business, especially as you try to navigate the coronavirus pandemic. Which alternative sources of funding are right for your business?

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Top 10 Things to Watch Out for as You Explore 7(a) or 7(b) Loan Funding
By Rapid Finance | April 24, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic prompted the federal government to develop economic relief loan programs. Here's what you need to know about the Paycheck Protection Program and an Economic Injury Disaster Loan.

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The Difference Between an Accountant and a Bookkeeper (and Why You Need Both)
By business.com editorial staff | April 24, 2020

Understand these two roles to match the right financial task with the right professional.

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How to Start a Business Without Outside Funding
By Kiely Kuligowski | April 24, 2020

Shama Patel launched a successful skin care company with no outside funding. Here's how she did it.

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The Benefits of Restaurant iPad POS Systems
By business.com editorial staff | April 23, 2020

After you set up your account, you and your employees will instantly be able to use your iPad POS system to assist your customers.

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The Best Restaurant POS Systems for 2020
By Lori Fairbanks | April 23, 2020

We've reviewed the best restaurant POS systems. See up-to-date comparisons on features and prices for the top POS systems for restaurants.

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Need a Loan? Lending Trends That Are Increasing Your Chances of Getting the Funds You Need
By business.com editorial staff | April 23, 2020

New regulations and fintech are changing the funding landscape.

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Spend Wisely: How to Get the Most Out of Your Business Credit Cards
By business.com editorial staff | April 23, 2020

Here are six ways small business owners can get more from credit cards.

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Best Uses for Tablets at Your Restaurant
By business.com editorial staff | April 23, 2020

You can save time and money and improve your customers' dining experience with tablets at your restaurant.

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Ways to Pay: Credit Card Processing Tools All Small Businesses Should Use
By business.com editorial staff | April 22, 2020

Small business owners compete with their peers for customer dollars. Here are credit card processing tools you should be using.

Advice
How should profits earned be divided between business partners when one leaves the business?
By Tommy Martinetti | 9 Answers | Last Activity on April 21, 2020

I'm a 50% partner in an LLC. My partner is moving out of state because his spouse got a Job offer they could not refuse. If he and I don't come to an agreement, can he legally take 50% profits until...

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Small Business COVID-19 Diaries: Part 1
By Adam Uzialko | April 20, 2020

The Paycheck Protection Program burned through $349 billion in funding in just 13 days. Here are real stories from entrepreneurs who applied for funding.

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How to Apply for Government Grants
By Derek Walter | April 20, 2020

Applying for government grants can be a confusing and lengthy process, but the end result could be a monetary award for your business. Here's how to apply for a government grant.

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Fixed and Variable Expenses: How Cost Structure Determines Your Profitability
By business.com editorial staff | April 17, 2020

Knowing the relationship between revenue and expenses is the key to understanding your business's profitability.

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Dollars & Sense: How to Build an Accounting System for Startups
By business.com editorial staff | April 16, 2020

Having a robust accounting system in place right in the early stages of the business helps you build a strong foundation for your business.

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Time to Ban Tips? How to Figure Out What's Best for Your Restaurant
By business.com editorial staff | April 15, 2020

Banning tipping is still controversial, but it's gaining in popularity. Is it right for your restaurant?

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Retailers: Avoiding Transaction Risk of Keyed Payments
By business.com editorial staff | April 13, 2020

In the majority of transactions, this risk is minor and ephemeral. However, certain transactions come with a greater degree of risk.

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How Agile Project Management Principles Can Modernize M&A
By business.com editorial staff | April 13, 2020

Agile is adaptive, iterative, flexible and particularly well suited for M&A.

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How to Increase Your Restaurant's Profit Margin
By business.com editorial staff | April 10, 2020

You can pump up profits for your restaurant with a few tried-and-true methods paired with creative balance of costs.

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Buying a Retail POS System? Here's How to Choose the Right One
By business.com editorial staff | April 09, 2020

Here's what you should look for in a modern, technologically advanced point-of-sale system for your business.