This section includes articles about small business finances. Our Finance section will educate you on how to manage your books, save money, sell your business, buy an existing business, how to start and build an emergency fund and much more.

Ever thought about going on Shark Tank to raise some capital for your business? In this post we break down one entrepreneur's appearance on the show. We discuss some things he did right and the one mistake that killed his chance to make a deal. Read More
Check out the AARP/SBA Encore Entrepreneurship Webinar Series. A webinar on how to buy a franchise is coming up this week. Don't miss all of the useful information. Read More

App Developers Turn to Royalty-Based Crowdfunding.

App Developers Turn to Royalty-Based Crowdfunding. Avatar Posted by sjekic under Raising Capital
From 11 days ago
Made Hot by: AmyJordan on July 16, 2014 4:51 pm
Paul Neiderer, an international equity crowdfunding authority, predicts royalty-based crowdfunding will attract more businesses by 2020 as better systems emerge for revenue management and disbursement. While this pocket of the industry does not quite compete with the equity sector today, perhaps th Read More

5 Ways To Improve Your Company’s Cash Flow

5 Ways To Improve Your Company’s Cash Flow Avatar Posted by Sian Phillips under Finance
From 15 days ago
Made Hot by: thelastword on July 14, 2014 11:26 am
By Keith Tully

For small and startup companies there are few more pressing concerns than cash flow. Finance is always required to keep the wheels of any enterprise in motion and when it seizes up the consequences can be damaging and even disasterous for small firms. Read More
Pizza Hut and Dominos are currently battling to sell the cheapest pizza in Australia. While it’s great PR for both franchisors, it’s not being looked at too fondly from local franchisees across that country. Read More

Getting Started with ECommerce

Getting Started with ECommerce Avatar Posted by benchaccounting under Finance
From 13 days ago
Made Hot by: MarketWiz on July 10, 2014 6:13 pm
Establishing an online business takes hard work and diligence, but if done well, it can also be a profitable sales channel. This article will go over how to choose an eCommerce software solution, and create a profitable shipping strategy for your new online business.
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Acing the First Collection Call with a Past Due Customer

Acing the First Collection Call with a Past Due Customer Avatar Posted by jaredprox under Finance
From 20 days ago
Made Hot by: logistico on July 9, 2014 5:20 pm
No one likes making collection phone calls. Use these guidelines and script to make these calls less painful and much more effective. Read More
The reality is that most ventures do not qualify for venture capital and never will. According to the Small Business Administration, about 600,000 new businesses are started in the U.S. each year, and the number of startups funded by VCs was about 300. This means that the probability of an average Read More

How to close a Limited Company

How to close a Limited Company Avatar Posted by sixtymarketing under Finance
From 20 days ago
Made Hot by: Digitaladvert on July 8, 2014 2:34 am
There are always reasons behind closing a company, whatever the reason why you are closing your Limited Company there are processes you need to follow: Read More

Discovering New Ways to Get Quick Financing

Discovering New Ways to Get Quick Financing Avatar Posted by AngelBiz under Finance
From 21 days ago
Made Hot by: luvhealthcare on July 6, 2014 3:46 pm
Several alternative modes of financing can provide quick access to cash for small business owners when they have emergency needs. Here are some of the options. Read More

Free, Fast & Easy: A new way to communicate benefits to employees

  We know that as a small business owner, you have your hands full. Aflac has made it easier for you to communicate …

Please Welcome Chris Hamilton, "Contributor of the Week"

We are so psyched to announce yet another BizSugar "Contributor of the Week", Chris Hamilton of Sales Tip A … More
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