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How Not to Lose Customers During Construction Season
Major construction work is a hassle. Here's how not to lose customers during construction season.
Creative Ways to Market Your Landscaping Business
Running a landscaping business can be highly rewarding, but to truly get the best from your business in both bookings and profits, you need to be in demand all year round, this can be a struggle for the landscaping business. The good news is there are a number of creative ways you can market your business that will help you to stay in the hearts and minds of loyal customers and to find new customers throughout the year.
Summer Festival Season: How to Stand Out at Street Fests
Summer festivals can help your business to connect with new customers in the local community and to reach audiences you otherwise wouldn't.
RapidAdvance Announces New Partnership with iPayment, Inc.
This partnership will enable both companies to expand business lending solutions to more than 140,000 small business customers throughout the United States.
How to Start a Clothing Line
Working in the fashion industry presents its own unique set of challenges. If you fell in love with fashion and are interested in starting your own clothing line, there are tons of rewards to look forward to and the eventual outcome of owning a successful fashion brand.
The Veteran’s Guide to Starting and Growing a Successful Small Business
Have you been considering a start-up business yourself? If you are a veteran, this guide will provide you with everything you need to kick-start your next big idea in order to grow a successful business. It's time to show everyone what you're made of — and further support the theory that veterans make excellent business owners.
Enter the RapidAdvance Business Plan Scholarship Contest Today!
At RapidAdvance, we know the value of a good education. And we want to help budding entrepreneurs and business professionals during their college years. With the RapidAdvance Business Plan Scholarship Contest, we’re giving away $1,000 in cash to put toward tuition costs.
RapidAdvance Business Plan Scholarship Contest - Official Rules
RapidAdvance Business Plan Scholarship Contest – Official Rules
What Do Rate Hikes Mean for Your Small Business?
Rate hikes have been all over the news lately, but what does it mean for your small business? The increase from 0.5 to 0.75 percent was picked by the Federal Reserve with the country's economic growth rate and inflation rates in mind. They've only adjusted the rates once since 2008, so this move is getting a lot of attention. What's more, there's a good chance these rates could go up even further in June.
How to Handle Rapid Small Business Growth
Many small business owners view a sudden surge in their growth rate as a great situation. They enjoy widespread brand awareness, see an increasing number of orders come in and have an immediate boost in cash flow. If you're caught off-guard by increased demand, small business growth can turn into a damaging force for your company. You need to have a strategy to handle this occurrence before it happens.
Short on Cash? 25 Cost-Cutting Strategies for Small Businesses
If you want to see more profit on the profit and loss (P&L) statement, you face two options: increasing sales and cutting costs. Both are solid choices and can produce desired margins. Because of that, you will want to use both options to ensure consistent cash flow. But when a cash flow crunch hits, you need to cut costs, now. You can if you know these 25 cost reduction strategies.
How to Prepare an Elevator Pitch for Investors
When you seek out investors, you have to keep in mind that they're incredibly busy people. They're happy to support companies that fit with their investment strategies, but you need to get their attention first. An elevator pitch is the most important tool you have to accomplish this goal.
How Will the New Administration Affect Small Businesses?
Even with the election long over, the Trump administration continues to be the focus of near constant news coverage due to heated debate over the president's social and immigration policies. While his economic proposals have seen less coverage, you need to be prepared for how they will impact your business.