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How to Cut Business Costs

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10 Ways to Reduce Expenses Without Sacrificing Quality Cutting business costs is a quick way to improve your bottom line. But reducing expenditures without affecting the quality of your products or service is more of a challenge. Even something as minor as the quality of the packaging you use can reflect on your brand image. […]

5 Ways Business Owners Can Manage Their Cash Flow

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Hiccups in Cash Flow are a Business Reality. Follow These Tips to Resolve Them. Cash management plays an important role in the success of a small business. Even a business that has a good product or service can fall by the wayside due to poor cash management. While growth in sales is something to cheer […]

How to Find the Capital to Fund Your Business

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Trying to grow your business, but struggling with cash flow? Whether you’re funding a new business or trying to keep the ball rolling, you’re likely to need infusions of cash to make things work. Roughly half of all small business fail in the first five years, and a whopping 82 percent of those failures are […]

How to Boost Your Business Profits

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5 Practical Tactics to Cut Costs and Increase Income Every business should constantly be adapting to cut its costs and boost income, resulting in higher profits. This works on both ends—getting more sales will likely result in more profits, but reducing unnecessary costs will also support this effort. So, what are the most effective strategies […]

How to Recession-Proof Your Business

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10 Practical Steps to Strengthen Your Business For most small to mid-sized business owners, it is difficult to keep up with the broader economic news while still trying to run a company. But as the headlines start discussing the likelihood of recession, it’s important for business owners to pay attention to the writing on the […]

Common Cash Flow Pitfalls to Avoid

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6 Strategies to Sustain Growth and Profitability The majority of small businesses fail within the first five years of operation, and in over 80% of those cases, the cause can be traced back to problems with managing cash flow. Thankfully, with a bit of foresight and the right financial strategies, many of those cash flow […]

Invoice Factoring vs. Business Line of Credit

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Which Financing Option is Best for Your Business? Most businesses will require financing at some stage in their development. For example, there might be a need for additional working capital to fund expansion. Or funding may be needed to ease ongoing cash flow timing issues. Fortunately, there are various options open to businesses looking for […]

How Will Invoice Factoring Affect Your Customers?

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Learn about the minimal impact invoice factoring has on the customer relationship. Sales invoice factoring is a financing option for small and large businesses alike. This off-balance-sheet financing option releases the cash locked up in accounts receivable, improving cash flow and increasing liquidity. However, unlike other financing options, your customers will be aware that you […]

Why Do So Many Manufacturing Companies Factor Their Sales Invoices?

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How invoice factoring shortens the working capital cycle Any business that issues sales invoices to customers can benefit from sales invoice factoring. However, some industry sectors, such as manufacturing, have caught on to the benefits of factoring more than others. Manufacturing companies generally offer 30, 60 or 90-day credit terms, and that can be a […]

8 Accounts Payable Risks Businesses Must Guard Against

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Common AP Threats and How to Reduce Them Accounts payable (AP) is a vital function of any business. If vendors are not paid on time, supplies can be cut off, and the company could grind to a halt. But it’s not only the smooth running of an AP department that is critical. There is also […]