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  • The month of November is a time to celebrate Veterans Day. This year Veterans Day falls on Saturday, November 11 (Friday, November 10 is the federal holiday to celebrate it). There are more than 19 million veterans, and one or more of them may be a good fit for your company. Here’s what...
    Industry Word - November 08, 2017
  • A business credit profile is the face that a company presents to lenders, suppliers, insurance companies, lessors and other businesses when they decide whether to extend credit or do business with that company. It’s used for setting terms on credit, loans, lease payments and insurance...
    Industry Word - November 08, 2017
  • Retired U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant Greg Lyles and his son Chandler, a retired USAF Airman, turned their love of barbecue into a successful business that has generated over $1 million in sales in the past year alone.The idea for Lyles BBQ was sparked while the two were transitioning out of the...
    SBA News and Views - November 07, 2017
  • Small Business Saturday is bigger than ever—and despite what you may think, it’s not just for retailers or even just for brick-and-mortar businesses. Here’s what you need to know and how to take advantage of small business’s big day.Held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving...
    Industry Word - November 02, 2017
  • I’ve posted here before about about why to forecast basic business numbers and how to forecast better. I write about the value of realistic forecasting in those posts and others. So for this post I want to address what makes a forecast realistic. How can we tell? What do we look for?As I do,...
    Industry Word - November 02, 2017
  • Your first business plan. Your first employee. The training course that gives you an edge in the marketplace. Finding a mentor. Receiving the capital you need to expand your business. The turning point when long, hard hours begin to pay off in steady streams of income.It’s the moment you...
    SBA News and Views - November 02, 2017
  •   Your first business plan. Your first employee. The training course that gives you an edge in the marketplace. Finding a mentor. Receiving the capital you need to expand your business. The turning point when long, hard hours begin to pay off in steady streams of income.It’s the...
    SBA News and Views - October 31, 2017
  • It’s not unusual to turn a hobby into a business, and that includes crafting. If you have ever thought about selling your crafts or turning your crafting love into a part-time or full-time business, here are things to consider in how to start a craft business. Research the Market...
    Industry Word - October 31, 2017
  • With Veterans Day around the corner, the U.S. Small Business Administration honors the men and women who not only serve our country abroad, but also continue their service at home as small business owners. From fighting for freedom to creating jobs, our service members and their spouses are an...
    SBA News and Views - October 30, 2017
  • Are you a small business owner with an amazing success story to tell?  If so, submit your nomination today for SBA’s National Small Business Week awards.Since 1963, National Small Business Week has served as our nation’s salute to small business owners. That’s more than 50...
    SBA News and Views - October 25, 2017

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