October is National Women’s Small Business Month, and it marks the perfect opportunity for women to start their own business.
Mircobusinesses – those with five or fewer employees – make up more than 90 percent of companies, and securing cash flow is the biggest concern for owners at these enterprises.
With many small businesses poised for growth in the new year, one of the more important investments owners should consider is technology.
Small business owners should prepare for the top trends impacting their industries in the next year, including the rise of cloud computing, shifting demographics and the importance of alternative financing.
Owners planning to invest in their business this year should consider the benefits of alternative financing.
Even companies that are currently household names got their first big break after utilizing a small business loan.
By setting resolutions for the new year, small business owners can get a head start on 2016.
Alternative lending is one of the best ways to beat the cash flow crunch during the holiday shopping season.
Online retailers should consider optimizing their website in time for the holidays.
As more women-owned businesses are being formed, female executives are not taking advantage of alternative lending as a potential source of funding.