Back to Menu
Connecting You To Opportunity
What can we help you find?
Article
6 Tips to Reclaim 10 Hours of Your Time
BY Timothy Carter

What would you do with an extra 500 hours per year? With these time management strategies, that's how much extra time you could find in your schedule.

Article
5 Ways To Increase Employee Retention With a Learning Management System
BY business.com editorial staff

LMS platforms can challenge your employees and give them a path to progress.

Article
How to Pivot Your Small Business to Help During COVID-19
BY Skye Schooley

Bently Heritage Estate Distillery pivoted its estate distillery and public house business to provide its community with sanitizers during the coronavirus crisis.

Article
How to Easily Implement a 5S Program for Your Business
BY Holly Chavez

Learn how to easily implement a 5S program for any size business.

Best Pick
The Best Conference Call Services of 2020
BY Kiely Kuligowski

Which conference call service is right for your business in 2020? We review the top-rated services.

Article
Blockchain Offers Multiple Benefits to Restaurants
BY business.com editorial staff

Blockchain has several applications in the food industry, and for restaurants, in particular, that number is growing.

Sponsored Advertisement
GPS Fleet Tracking and Management
GPS Fleet Tracking and Management
Qualcomm, the leader in Fleet Telematics has introduced the MCP50 for fleet sizes 25-200. Reduce fuel and operational costs, improve fleet performance and safety, and get FMCSA compliant. Sign-up and watch free online demo!
Advice
How can I get international funding support for a business?
QUESTION | BY Syed Rossedi Tuan Dalam | 4 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/01/20

I want to start a service-oriented business - Auto Carpet Cleaning Services in Malaysia. All this while, only manual cleaning available. I have done my homework and produced my business plan, which I...

Advice
How did you attract international investors?
QUESTION | BY Kiely Kuligowski | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/01/20

To business owners who have international investors: 1. How did you attract international investors? 2. Why are international investors important for your business? 3. What impact do you...

Advice
What do you look for in an investment deal?
QUESTION | BY Adam Uzialko | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/01/20

Securing funding can be a challenge, so it can be tempting to jump at the first offer. But how can you tell a good investment deal from a bad one? What are the things you should look for in a...

Advice
Have you ever received a hard money loan?
QUESTION | BY Adam Uzialko | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/29/20

If you've received a hard money loan, business.com would like to hear about your experience. Why did you seek out a hard money loan? Did it serve the purpose you hoped it would? Was a hard...

Advice
How can a business plan help me raise funds for new equipment necessary for my business?
QUESTION | BY Edna Nafula | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/29/20

I have a business that is already in motion but I regularly lose clients because I don't have the equipment and inventory to be able to give a competitive price, as much as I already have clients and...

Advice
What do conventional lenders look for when considering a business loan?
QUESTION | BY Adam Uzialko | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/29/20

What are some of the things conventional lenders (e.g. banks, credit unions) look for when considering a loan application? - What is considered a "good" credit score? - What is an acceptable...

Advice
What is the difference between a merchant cash advance and working capital loan?
QUESTION | BY Adam Uzialko | 4 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/29/20

I'm currently working on an article for business.com about the difference between a merchant cash advance and a working capital loan. I am looking for community members with experience, either as...

Advice
How can I get Clients for my starting Call Center?
QUESTION | BY Luis Ramirez | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/29/20

I'd like to get some help to get some clients so we as Call Center can start with the expanding process of our services, we are able to work as BPO, and we are already with the people and equiipment...

Advice
What specific lending options should I consider to purchase an established small business?
QUESTION | BY Daniel Morrill | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/29/20

I have worked for a successful small gym for ~10 years. The founder has expressed interest in selling, and I'd like to take a real shot at acquiring it. I know the ins and outs of running the place,...

Advice
How do I get a grant or loan from the government?
QUESTION | BY Javaro Munnings | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/29/20

How do I get a grant or loan from the government? Or get a loan for my new business? What is the best way to market my business and see fast results and which marketing website works better? Yelp?...

Article
18 Key Considerations to Make When Selling a Business
BY Scott Gerber

YEC leaders discuss what elements to keep in mind before selling your company.

Article
How to Optimize Your Online Business Meetings
BY Jared Atchison

Online business meetings have grown since more businesses are working remotely. Learn how to conduct effective, efficient meetings.

Article
12 Construction Podcasts You Should Be Listening To
BY business.com editorial staff

Get insights and advice from construction industry experts in these free podcasts.

Article
Why and How Your Online Store Should Offer Loss Leaders
BY business.com editorial staff

Here's how you can implement the loss leader strategy for your e-commerce business.