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4 Tips for Managing a Seasonal Sales Cycle
Seasonal Businesses

4 Tips for Managing a Seasonal Sales Cycle

Are your sales down during the dark days of winter or the heat waves of summer? Consider these tips to manage a seasonal sales cycle.
Marc Glazer
The Real Reason Banks Deny Loans to Many Small-Business Owners
Small Business Lending

The Real Reason Banks Deny Loans to Many Small-Business Owners

Do you know your business credit score? And what are you doing to raise it?
Levi King
6 Smart Reasons to Get a Business Loan
Small Business Loans

6 Smart Reasons to Get a Business Loan

Don't have the working capital to take the next leap? There are good reasons to go into temporary debt.
Jared Hecht
Business Optimization

Crowdfunding or a Small-Business Loan: What's Best for Your Company?

Your needs and markets will help determine the best route for outside funding.
Cindy Yang
11 Grants for Women-Owned Businesses You Need to Know About
Women Entrepreneurs

11 Grants for Women-Owned Businesses You Need to Know About

You already know you're unstoppable. Here's how to get the cash to prove it.
Victoria Treyger
Starting a Business

7 Loan Programs Offered by the SBA

If banks turn you down for a standard loan, check out these options from the federal government.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
12 Things Your Business Loan Application Must Include
Starting a Business

12 Things Your Business Loan Application Must Include

If you want a business loan, make sure you have these dozen items in your loan application.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The 7 Different Loans You Can Get as a Business Owner
Starting a Business

The 7 Different Loans You Can Get as a Business Owner

Find out the pros and cons of the types of loans you can get when financing your new business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
How Much Money Do You Really Need to Borrow?
Entrepreneur Bank Search

How Much Money Do You Really Need to Borrow?

Before getting too deep into the process of a huge business loan, ask yourself these three tough questions.
Ami Kassar
Square Raises More Money to Make Small-Business Loans
Business Optimization

Square Raises More Money to Make Small-Business Loans

In April, Square advanced nearly $25 million in capital.
Leena Rao
How to Find the Right Lending Alternative for Your Small Business
Ready To Launch

How to Find the Right Lending Alternative for Your Small Business

Four reasons you may need to borrow, and alternative lending options for each one.
Kari Luckett
Seeking Capital Online Instead of From a Bank May Be Your Startup's Best Option
Finance

Seeking Capital Online Instead of From a Bank May Be Your Startup's Best Option

Faster loan decisions and better terms are some of the reasons why.
Larry Baker and Charlie Tribbett
Choosing a Lender? Watch Out for These Costly Traps.
Entrepreneur Bank Search

Choosing a Lender? Watch Out for These Costly Traps.

Eager entrepreneurs in search of startup capital should be especially wary of unnecessary services during the small-business loan process.
Ami Kassar
Need a Bank Loan for Your Small Business? Timing Can Make or Break Your Chances
Entrepreneur Bank Search

Need a Bank Loan for Your Small Business? Timing Can Make or Break Your Chances

The truth is it's easier to secure a loan or a line of credit when you don't need one.
Ami Kassar