SBA Blog

January 18
5 Things To Do Before You Search For A Franchise

In this post, I’m going to teach you 5 things you need to do before you start searching for a franchise to buy.
In this case, preparation is key.
In other words, the time to get all...

January 09
How to Fund Your Business Startup: 5 Fast and Popular Options

As a startup with little to no business history, what are some quick ways to get funding?
First, it’s important to understand since you won’t have a great deal of revenue, the key factor...

January 04
5 Ideas for Kickstarting Your Motivation in the New Year

January is here, and it’s back to business as usual.
Or is it?
After a holiday break filled with eating, drinking, and being merry, chances are you may be feeling the winter blahs....

January 04
7 Marketing Resolutions to Make This New Year

What can your small business do differently in 2018 to boost the results of your marketing efforts? Here are seven marketing resolutions every entrepreneur should make for the coming year....

December 29
Top 10 SBA Blogs of 2017

As 2017 comes to an end, we look back at the blogs that made our top 10 list. From tax responsibilities to running a home-based business, SBA blogs cover a variety of topics. If you’re thinking...

December 21
SBA Can Help You Reach Your Small Business Milestones

If you’re a small business owner just starting out or you’ve been in business for a while, you’re likely wearing multiple hats which make it easy to miss your successes along your journey as an...

December 19
Why Are Food Franchises So Popular?

I’d like you to grab a pen and paper and quickly write down the first three franchises that come to mind.
When you’re done, look below to see if any of these iconic...

December 14
Native Ads: What They Are and How to Use Them

Native ads are one of the hottest types of ads out there.  These are online ads that blend in and resemble a site’s content rather than a traditional banner ad style...

December 13
Asset-Based Lending: What is the Upside and Downside?

When a business has assets, and needs working capital to operate and grow, it may want to consider an asset-based loan or line of credit.

December 07
The Big Impact If Small Businesses Would Export

Just about a year ago, I made a career transition and joined the U.S. Small Business Administration where I now focus nearly entirely on helping U.S. exporters. Prior to that, I spent seven years...

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