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8 Efficient Business Practices To Start Now

The modern business must take advantage of useful tools to run at peak efficiency. Some tools improve productivity, while others remove excess downtime among employees or lower the risk of human error. If you’re looking for efficient business practices to streamline your venture, the following eight options offer excellent places to start.

Efficient Business Practices to Focus On

Virtual Phone Systems

According to a Gallup survey, as of 2016, 43 percent of employees work at home at least part of the time. When managing remote employees, you need a way to keep them […]

2019-09-03T05:41:43+01:00October 30th, 2017|Categories: Growth and Expansion, Other|Tags: , |

Closing Down a Business – The 12 Steps of Corporate Dissolution

You’re not the first owner to consider closing down a business and you certainly won’t be the last. But it is a big decision and one that should be taken lightly. Regardless of your final decision, you need to prepare yourself for the necessary steps involved in the process.

Closing down a business requires a certain process be followed. This process is just as important as the steps required to start a business.

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. ~ Thomas A Edison

12 Effective Steps for Closing Down […]

2019-09-03T05:41:45+01:00October 1st, 2017|Categories: Maturity and Exit|Tags: , , , , |

Employer Identification Number: What is an EIN and How do I Get One?

At CorpNet, we field a lot of questions centered on what aspiring entrepreneurs need to do from an IRS-standpoint to start a business. Almost daily, I see inquiries arrive about obtaining an EIN (Employer Identification Number). I’m glad people ask about that because it is indeed an important item to check off a startup’s to-do list.

What Is An Employer Identification Number?

You may see EINs also referred to as “Federal ID number,” “Tax ID Number,” or Federal Tax ID Number.” It is a nine-digit number used for tax filing and reporting and […]

2019-09-03T05:41:51+01:00July 12th, 2017|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: , , , , |

Credit Cards vs. Short-term Business Loans 

Big plans come with a big price tag.

As most entrepreneurs and small business owners know, there are times when the cash you have on hand can’t cover the expenses essential to growth. It’s at this point that you’re confronted with the question of funding: Do you go with an SMB lender, or do you try credit cards?

The Case Against Lenders

SMB lenders know that you’re in a jam and that you want your money as fast as you can get it. This is why you’ll see many lenders emphasize the amount of money […]

2019-09-03T05:41:51+01:00June 21st, 2017|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: , |

How to Determine Your Best Small Business Financing Options

So your small business needs access to more money. Whether you have to buy equipment, stock up on inventory, open another location or simply meet payroll, a number of financing options are available. But with so many business loan choices, it’s tough to determine the best one for you, and selecting the wrong option can be a serious misstep. Here are some of the most common financing options, which we’ll explore in more detail below.

2019-09-03T05:43:57+01:00December 4th, 2015|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: , , |

How Should I Fund My Startup?

Launching a startup is one thing, but finding funding enough to keep it going through those difficult growing pains can be quite another. If you start a business without enough cash for at least the first year, you could be setting yourself up for failure. Fortunately, there are several funding options for you to consider.

2019-09-03T05:44:10+01:00September 16th, 2015|Categories: Seed and Development|Tags: , , , |

How to Secure A Small Business Loan: Our Top 5 Tips

Have a great idea for a small business but need money to launch the idea? Getting a lender to give you a loan isn't as easy as filling out an application. Rather, many lenders are selective in which business loans they approve. Here are five tips to help you secure the small business loan you need.

2019-09-03T05:44:10+01:00September 15th, 2015|Categories: Seed and Development|Tags: , |

Financing Startups: More Options Than Ever Before

One of the biggest challenges a startup faces is finding the capital to get off the ground. Traditional lenders want to see a track record of a couple of years, and even online lenders typically want to see at least a year. Nevertheless, there are more options available today than ever before for entrepreneurs looking to fund their fledgling companies. Here are a few of them:

2019-09-03T05:45:19+01:00July 14th, 2015|Categories: Seed and Development|Tags: , |