Category Archives: 3rd Party Articles

Articles by 3rd party authors that help local Tacoma area Small Businesses improve there business, start a business, or assist with getting a small business loan.


By Jared Hecht Being a small business owner doesn’t automatically make you an expert in finance or small business accounting. In reality, most rookie entrepreneurs have to learn the basics of funding, bookkeeping, and what really matters to lenders and investors Read more…


by Rieva Lesonsky It’s hard to believe, but as 2017 dawns, a sizeable percentage of small business owners still don’t have websites. Even among those who do, many of their websites are less effective than they could be. Is yours one Read more…


by Complyright Congratulations, you’ve hired a new employee! Adding staff is an exciting milestone for a budding business, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed when preparing for his or her arrival. In the rush to get your employee up and Read more…


by Drake Forester Buying a restaurant is a major investment. In many ways, it is more complicated than opening a new one. New restaurants face specific disadvantages: no established clientele, no reputation, no staff. Buying an established business, however, comes with Read more…


by Deluxe Every year, Interbrand releases its list of the best 100 global brands. While the list does change from year to year, many of the brands develop remarkable staying power. For example, despite a PR scandal over emissions last year, Read more…


by Bridget Weston Pollack You already know who Millennials are: people born between 1982 and 2000. But who are Millennipreneurs? They may not be small business owners (yet!), but entrepreneurship plays a significant role in their lives. According to a survey Read more…


by Deborah Shane Tip 1: In Social Media, Be Where Your Customers Are “Know where your customers are hanging out online. You don’t have to be everywhere. Be where your customers are … and communicate with them there.” – Laurie Read more…


By: Liberty Tax You know about the power of tax deductions to minimize your small business’s tax liability. But are you taking full advantage of business tax credits? While deductions reduce your taxable income, tax credits reduce the tax you Read more…


by Jill Konrath   I was recently asked, “If you were mentoring a new salesperson, what would be your top five sales tips and how did you learn those?” Good question! It really got me thinking. There are so many Read more…


John Rampton As freelancers, we often hear the recommendations to “network.” Social media, conferences, an extremely crowded cyberspace can make this feel almost impossible to do with any sort of strategy. How do we authentically connect with others in our Read more…

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13 hours ago
4 items you should never carry in your wallet

by: Wendy Bignon If so, take a minute to go through each and every item in that wallet. There are some things you should surely throw away, and there are others you should take out and file away ... See more

by: Wendy Bignon If so, take a minute to go through each and every item in that wallet. There are some things you should surely throw away, and there are others you should take out and file away ... See more

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1 week ago
Small Business Survival Rates and Firm Age

by SBA.gov

http://paultlong.com/2017/10/small-business-survival-rates-firm-age/

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The 2017 Coleman Emerging Leader Awards for Small Business Lending Professionals

I am proud to be one of the 10 winners of the 2017 National Coleman Emerging Leaders for Small Business Lending Professionals. Thank you for this honor.

October 5, 2017 By Bob Coleman Editor, Coleman Report The 2017 Coleman Emerging Leader Awards for Small Business Lending Professionals Jessica Gassmann, SBA Lead Loan Processor, Fidelity Bank, Geor…

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2 weeks ago

It takes as little as five days to start a business in the U.S. That same business startup in Brazil would take 107 days.

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3 weeks ago

The quick response and guaranteed approval you can get from an alternative lender come with a very high price – exorbitant interest rates.

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