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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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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 Best Restaurant POS Systems for 2020
By Business.com Editorial Staff | 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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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.

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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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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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How to Keep Your Small Business on Track During the Coronavirus Pandemic
By Nickolas Strain | April 07, 2020

You can't control the pandemic or the economy, but you can control your business's actions. Focus on these three areas.

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Unlocking the Power of Trade: How to Identify and Monetize Your Excess Capacity
By business.com editorial staff | April 07, 2020

Waste is bad for business – and society as a whole.

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Should Your Restaurant Accept Mobile Payments?
By business.com editorial staff | April 07, 2020

If you're unsure whether you should accept mobile payments because of security concerns, cost of adoption, or you're worried customers won't use it, you're not alone in your hesitation.

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Money Matters: Financial Literacy for Small Businesses
By business.com editorial staff | April 06, 2020

A surprising number of small business owners indicate that they are financially illiterate. The good news is that gaining literacy is easy.

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Forget the Checks: 3 Reasons Why Your Construction Company Should Accept Credit Card Payments
By business.com editorial staff | April 02, 2020

Learn about the advantages to accepting credit card payments.

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8 Reasons Why the Cash-Only Model Doesn't Work for Small Businesses
By business.com editorial staff | April 01, 2020

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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3 Ways the Government Can Help Small Businesses Through the Pandemic
By Travis Crabtree | March 30, 2020

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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The CARES Act: What's in the Coronavirus Stimulus Package for SMBs?
By Adam Uzialko | March 27, 2020

The CARES Act is a $2 trillion stimulus package that aims to provide economic relief to businesses and individuals impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. What measures could help your small business?

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How to Finance an Automobile for Your Small Business
By business.com editorial staff | March 25, 2020

Learn how to find the best auto loan for your small business needs.

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7 Steps of Purchase Order Financing
By Matthew G. | March 13, 2020

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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5 Benefits of Equipment Financing
By Matthew G. | March 10, 2020

Here are five reasons why your business should consider leasing or financing equipment.

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Does a Client Owe You Money? Step-by-Step Tips for B2B Debt Collection
By Jennifer Post | March 06, 2020

What do you do when a client won't pay what they owe? This step-by-step guide illuminates the B2B debt collection process.

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7 Small Business Payment Processing Solutions
By Maricel Rivera | March 02, 2020

Online shopping is becoming the new normal. Therefore, it bodes well for your business to offer flexible payment methods to your customers.

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10 Ways to Drastically Cut Business Costs
By Katharine Paljug | February 27, 2020

Cutting expenses is a priority for many small business owners. Here are 10 tips for drastically reducing the cost of doing business.

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6 Elements of a Successful Financial Plan for a Small Business
By Diana Wertz | February 24, 2020

Improve your chances of growth by covering these bases in your plan.

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Bootstrapping or Investors: How Should You Fund Your Business?
By Deborah Sweeney | February 21, 2020

Is one option better than the other when it comes to your small business?