Entrepreneur: Latest from Crystal Detamore-Rodman http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 14 Nov 2008 00:00:00 GMT Barter for a Better Bottom Line Professional barter exchanges help businesses attract new customers and boost sales. Fri, 14 Nov 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/198554 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/198554 Professional barter exchanges help businesses attract new customers and boost sales. Loan-Packaging Help How do you show lenders you mean business? A professionally prepared loan package may help. Thu, 18 Sep 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/197050 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/197050 How do you show lenders you mean business? A professionally prepared loan package may help. Access Granted Is your search for commercial financing going nowhere? Your local capital Access Program could get you on the right path. Fri, 01 Aug 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195632 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/195632 Is your search for commercial financing going nowhere? Your local capital Access Program could get you on the right path. How Low Can You Go? Refinancing could help you lower your monthly loan payments. Sun, 01 Jun 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/193794 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/193794 Refinancing could help you lower your monthly loan payments. Abroad, Not Overboard Ex-Im Bank financing lessens the risk of doing business abroad. Tue, 01 Apr 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/191502 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/191502 Ex-Im Bank financing lessens the risk of doing business abroad. The Real Estate Deal Shopping for a commercial real estate loan can be tricky. Here's what you need to stay balanced. Fri, 01 Feb 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/188692 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/188692 Shopping for a commercial real estate loan can be tricky. Here's what you need to stay balanced. Dare to Venture Need a cash infusion? Try Venture merchant bank financing to get your business back on track. Tue, 01 Jan 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/187660 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/187660 Need a cash infusion? Try Venture merchant bank financing to get your business back on track. The Bond That Lasts The bond that lasts looking for a quick fix for your long-term financing needs? Tax-exempt bonds can do the trick. Mon, 01 Oct 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/184384 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/184384 The bond that lasts looking for a quick fix for your long-term financing needs? Tax-exempt bonds can do the trick. No Limits Choosing a bank with fewer lending limitations will keep you from hitting a credit roadblock when you need financing most. Sun, 01 Jul 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/180098 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/180098 Choosing a bank with fewer lending limitations will keep you from hitting a credit roadblock when you need financing most. Bounce Back Being dropped by your lender may feel like a huge setback, but your business is far from over. Here's how to rise above it. Fri, 01 Jun 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/178486 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/178486 Being dropped by your lender may feel like a huge setback, but your business is far from over. Here's how to rise above it. For Good Measure Know how to take your company's vital statistics. Sun, 01 Apr 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/175710 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/175710 Know how to take your company's vital statistics. That's a Fact As one of the oldest ways to generate working capital, factoring is now flexible, customizable and going mainstream. Sun, 01 Apr 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/175814 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/175814 As one of the oldest ways to generate working capital, factoring is now flexible, customizable and going mainstream. VCs Want in on Your Hot New Company and VCs want in on your hot new company. Thu, 01 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/173216 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/173216 and VCs want in on your hot new company. How to Recapitalize Your Business Need cash, but don't want to give up control of operations? You can get the best of both worlds by recapitalizing. Thu, 01 Feb 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/173316 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/173316 Need cash, but don't want to give up control of operations? You can get the best of both worlds by recapitalizing. Can Women Raise Angel Funding? Despite Impressive numbers from women entrepreneurs, many still struggle to attract equity capital for nontech ventures. Wed, 27 Dec 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/172364 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/172364 Despite Impressive numbers from women entrepreneurs, many still struggle to attract equity capital for nontech ventures. Managing Your Debt Even successful businesses have debt, but how much is too much? Learning how to manage debt is what can put you ahead. Fri, 01 Dec 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/170644 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/170644 Even successful businesses have debt, but how much is too much? Learning how to manage debt is what can put you ahead. Bands of Angels Angel investors are getting together-and acting like VCs. Sun, 01 Oct 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/167502 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/167502 Angel investors are getting together-and acting like VCs. A Perfect Union Looking for a better relationship with your bank? A credit union could be the financing solution you need. Sun, 01 Oct 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/167710 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/167710 Looking for a better relationship with your bank? A credit union could be the financing solution you need. Exit Visa With export financing options limited, some states are helping U.S. businesses go global. Could your company do with a ticket abroad? Tue, 01 Aug 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/160138 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/160138 With export financing options limited, some states are helping U.S. businesses go global. Could your company do with a ticket abroad? Financing Incentives in Low-Income Communities Businesses in low-income communities are receiving cheaper, more flexible financing, thanks to a special tax credit program. Thu, 01 Jun 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/160132 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/160132 Businesses in low-income communities are receiving cheaper, more flexible financing, thanks to a special tax credit program. The Tax Dance What could proposed tax overhauls mean for your business? Sat, 01 Apr 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/84014 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/84014 What could proposed tax overhauls mean for your business? Better Than a Bank? When it comes to lending, finance companies are often less demanding and more understanding than banks. Sat, 01 Apr 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/84076 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/84076 When it comes to lending, finance companies are often less demanding and more understanding than banks. Cut Your Financing Costs With short-term interest rates going up, now's the time to trim financing costs by cutting back on adjustable-rate loans. Wed, 01 Feb 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/83020 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/83020 With short-term interest rates going up, now's the time to trim financing costs by cutting back on adjustable-rate loans. Big Boom Theory Is the housing market stealing away high-tech dollars? Sun, 01 Jan 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/81648 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/81648 Is the housing market stealing away high-tech dollars? Focus on Finances S corps are coming under closer scrutiny. How will it affect you? Sun, 01 Jan 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/81654 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/81654 S corps are coming under closer scrutiny. How will it affect you? Financing With Wiggle Room Negotiating some flexibility into a financing deal can steady cash flow while you wait for a major new purchase to pay off. Sun, 01 Jan 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/81708 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/81708 Negotiating some flexibility into a financing deal can steady cash flow while you wait for a major new purchase to pay off. Severed Ties Bankruptcy reforms threaten to cut entrepreneurs off from protective measures. Sat, 01 Oct 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79870 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79870 Bankruptcy reforms threaten to cut entrepreneurs off from protective measures. Cash Solutions From Your Bank Many banks offer credit to cover account overdrafts, giving businesses a flexible way to fill short-term funding needs. Sat, 01 Oct 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79908 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79908 Many banks offer credit to cover account overdrafts, giving businesses a flexible way to fill short-term funding needs. Running Dry If funding for small business investment companies dries up, who will suffer? Mon, 01 Aug 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78834 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78834 If funding for small business investment companies dries up, who will suffer? It's a Win-Win Whether you're having a capital crisis or need funds to support growth, your customers may be an unexpected financing source. Mon, 01 Aug 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78908 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78908 Whether you're having a capital crisis or need funds to support growth, your customers may be an unexpected financing source.