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MCC Makes It Easy to Fund Your Small Business ASAP

April 22, 2014

Merchant Cash & Capital (MCC) made waves with the release of its ASAP (Automated Submission and Pre-approval) system last year. ASAP has helped significantly reduce the duration of the submission-to-funding process, making it easy for small businesses to [...]

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25 Apps for Small Business Owners

May 14, 2013

Running a small businesses is no simple task. Fortunately, technology is there to help us. We’ve gone out and gathered a few of the best applications and programs (in no particular order) to help run [...]

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Seven Tips From Successful Entrepreneurs: What They Wish They Had Known

May 13, 2013

Happy Small Business Month!  NerdWallet surveyed successful small business owners what they wish they had known when they were just starting out.  Below, we’ve compiled their seven most frequently cited tips. 1. Hire an accountant [...]

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New Year’s Resolution Series: Tips on How to Hire the Best Employees

January 9, 2013

When we surveyed small business owners and asked for their New Year’s resolutions, we small business owners described six goals for 2013: Attract the best employees Improve the office culture and employee culture Increase profits [...]

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New Year’s Resolutions for Small Businesses

December 4, 2012

The New Year brings new plans, new energy and a fresh take on our old ideas for individuals and for small businesses. NerdWallet surveyed small business owners to bring you their New Year’s resolutions and [...]

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Four Tips From Veterans Who Own Businesses

November 7, 2012

In honor of Veterans Day, NerdWallet sought out advice from veterans who have opened successful businesses since returning from service.  After dedicating years to defend our country, these veterans were able to take skills and [...]

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Five Innovative Veteran-Owned Businesses

November 6, 2012

In honor of Veterans Day, NerdWallet is highlighting five innovative veteran-owned businesses across diverse fields. From publishing books to getting kids to college to helping plan the perfect marriage proposal, these veterans are helping Americans [...]

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FAQ: Should You Register Your Business As a “Small Business” With the Federal Government?

October 8, 2012

The Facts Each year, the U.S. government sets aside 23% of its federal contract dollars to be spent solely on the goods and services provided by small businesses.  These contracts can be from any federal [...]

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How YouTube can be a Marketing Tool for Small Business

October 3, 2012

As YouTube becomes the go-to source for everything from music to sports highlights to kitten videos, it’s important for small business owners to get their marketing message in visual form. Yet though YouTube’s popularity has [...]

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Seven Tips From Small Businesswomen

October 1, 2012

In honor of National Women’s Small Business Month, we asked female small business owners to give us advice for others looking to follow in their footsteps.  Although it can be more difficult for emerging businesswomen [...]

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