SBA Blog

July 13
No Business Credit? Here's a Simple Strategy to Get Credit and Conserve Cash Flow

If you plan to take out a loan for your business, buy equipment, open a business credit card – just about anything that requires borrowing money – having business credit is essential. But if you...

July 06
Christmas in July: Why You Should Plan Your Holiday Marketing Now

Put down the leftover hotdogs, sparklers, and souvenir American flags. Yes, summer has barely started—but if you’re a small business owner whose profitability depends on the holiday shopping...

July 06
Corporate Social Responsibility: What Your Small Business Needs to Know

Ever wish your small business could do more for the community? Maybe you volunteer as a group or have a favorite...

July 06
How to Develop and Use a Good Executive Summary

Most business owners have a general idea of the executive summary that comes with the traditional business plan.  However, in the real world, summaries come up much more often than just in the...

June 21
8 Easy Businesses to Start

Sam Walton was an ex-retail employee who got the idea to buy a little five and dime store in a small town in Arkansas. That small beginning eventually became Walmart, a global giant that today has...

June 19
How To Overcome The Fear Of Being Your Own Boss

I’d like to start out by telling you that it’s perfectly normal to be fearful about owning a franchise business-or any business. As a matter of fact, if you weren’t afraid, it would cause...

June 16
4 Ideas to Help You Create An Inclusive Work Environment

How is diversity reflected in your workplace? For most, it reflects inclusiveness of cultures, orientations and more. Making a conscious effort to embrace inclusiveness and create a workplace in...

June 14
Entrepreneurship for military spouses

We are all aware...

June 13
5 Mid-Year Tax Planning Strategies

For many small business owners, thinking about taxes occurs only twice a year … when returns are being prepared and perhaps at the end of the year. This is a mistake. With half of 2017 over, now...

June 08
Business Credit Card Offers: 5 Things You Should Look Out for

A business credit card is an essential financial tool to keep personal and business expenses separate. “There...

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