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We know you have what it takes to go further. Learn how to get funding, expand into new markets, and elevate your marketing.


  • SELLING ONLINE

    How to effortlessly drive more holiday donations in 2019.

    Jul 15 2019
    The busiest giving season of the year is around the corner. As you prepare for a record-breaking season, keep in mind you don't need a complicated strategy to reach more donors and drive more donations. Here are five easy ways to drive up donations this season, and the tools to back you up.

  • GETTING FUNDING

    Minority business loans: What are they and do you qualify?

    Jul 10 2019
    Like many small business owners, a challenge minority business owners face is access to capital, or the ability to borrow money for business growth and expansion. Small business loans for minorities exist, but there are additional requirements for getting approval.

  • MARKETING TO CUSTOMERS

    How you can increase donations on your nonprofit website.

    Jul 03 2019
    Today's nonprofit leaders are finding innovative ways – from social media fundraisers to digital ads and search-engine marketing – to attract donors. But the key to all those things can often get overlooked: your website.

  • MARKETING TO CUSTOMERS

    How consumer financing helps sales flourish for online fashion retailers.

    Jun 28 2019
    Help your shoppers complete the look they want, when they want it, by giving customers more ways to pay for purchases. Fashion retailers, in particular, are helping drive higher average order values and more repeat customers when they offer consumer financing on their site. 

  • MARKETING TO CUSTOMERS

    From side-hustlers to CEO's, successful businesses do this.

    Jun 06 2019
    I’ve been providing consulting services to small and medium-sized businesses for more than 20 years and have met thousands of successful CEOs and business owners.

  • GETTING FUNDING

    7 things to look for when comparing business lenders.

    May 31 2019
    Gone are the days when there was only one place to turn for a business loan, your brick and mortar bank where you held your business checking account. Now, new online lending options have cropped up that use technology to speed up the application and underwriting process to provide business funding much faster.

  • GETTING FUNDING

    What is working capital and what does it mean for your business?

    May 31 2019
    Feel like you need a better handle on working capital, what it is, and how you can manage it in your business? We’ve put together this guide to answer your most pressing working capital questions.

  • GETTING FUNDING

    A simple breakdown to the working capital formula.

    May 30 2019
    If you want to know how well you're really operating your business, you'll need to know your business's working capital, also known as net working capital. It's a moment of truth for your company's financial health – telling you the difference between what you owe and what your business owns at any given time. Plus, it's one of the most important numbers lenders often rely on to decide if your company is worth financing.

  • GETTING FUNDING

    Business line of credit: What every entrepreneur should know.

    May 30 2019
    Entrepreneurship is alive and well in America, with more than 30 million small businesses operating in the country, according to the US Small Business Administration.1 Still, cash flow management is a common concern for entrepreneurs, leading many businesses to apply for a line of credit to help them invest in new projects, run their day-to-day operations, and more.