Small Business

Small Business Brief – Women Business Owners Face Gap in Lending, Federal Contracts

Posted on Jul 30 2014 by

Small Business Brief

This week we take a closer look at the following stories affecting
small business:

  • Women
    Business Owners Face Gap in Lending, Federal Contracts
  • Harvard study paints a bleak picture of post-recession small business lending
    conditions
  • How small business owners spend their time
  • Small Business Tool Box -  Signals

6 Debt Collection Tips to Improve Cash Flow

Posted on Jul 23 2014 by

6 Debt Collection Tips To Increase Cash Flow

In this post, we give you six important tips to keep in mind as you implement and improve your debt collection strategy.

Small Business Brief

Posted on Jul 21 2014 by

Small Business Brief

The Small Business Brief is a quick roundup of small business stories hitting the news

In this week’s edition we’ll cover:

  • The President’s SupplierPay/QuickPay Initiative for Small Business
  • Bank of America and Wells Fargo stepping up to the Small Business lending plate
  • Mid-year tax check-in and a cool tool to add to the Small Business Tool Box

Q1 Special Report: Manufacturing recovers from a cold start, spurred on by pent-up auto demand

Posted on Jun 04 2014 by

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Q1 Report: Manufacturing recovers from a cold start spurred on by pent-up automotive demand. Read our special report.

Hangout With Experian and Moody’s Analytics for our Post-Webinar Google Hangout

Posted on Jun 03 2014 by

Join Experian and Moody’s Analytics economists for an informal post-webinar Google Hangout on Friday June 20th at 10 a.m. (PST), 1:00 p.m. (EST). We will be answering questions from our Quarterly Business Credit Review Webinar and discussing trends in the small business credit space for Q1 and offering a general outlook for the coming quarter. We […]

We Heart Maps and You Should Too

Posted on May 20 2014 by

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We’re living in an age where just about every square inch of our planet can be found on Google Maps. So why wouldn’t you consult a map to look for your next business opportunity? Allow us to explain.

Celebrating Small Business Week with TweetChat & Webinar

Posted on May 12 2014 by

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Every year, for the past 61 years the Small Business Administration has acknowledged the efforts of small businesses and entrepreneurs across the country by celebrating National Small Business Week. The event grew into a movement and by 1963, ten years in, then President John F. Kennedy signed the first “National Small Business Week” proclamation into law….

Small Business Credit Conditions Recede Slightly in Q1 2014

Posted on May 08 2014 by

Experian / Moody's Small Business Credit Index

Experian’s Business Information Services has released the Experian / Moody’s Small Business Credit Index report for Q1 2014. Following a full year of steady improvement, small-business credit conditions stumbled during the first three months of 2014 as the effects of the harsh winter, lackluster retail sales and aftershocks from the 16-day October Government shut down took the wind out of the sails of small businesses across the United States.

Experian Q4 Metro Business Pulse reveals struggling construction industry despite housing recovery

Posted on Mar 04 2014 by

In our latest update, small businesses in the construction industry had a lower than average risk score**, paid their bills more days beyond contracted terms, had higher bankruptcy rates and a greater percentage of delinquent debt than other industries. In Florida, while we are seeing some modest improvement in the number of days beyond contracted […]

5 Smart Ways to Strengthen Your Business Credit

Posted on Feb 18 2014 by

5 Ways To Strengthen Your Business Credit

The great folks at Money Crashers have written this guest post outlinging five smart ways to strengthen your business credit.