Small Business

Experian Helps Disadvantaged Small Businesses Make Big Strides With Complimentary BusinessIQ Express Service

Posted on Jan 20 2014 by

Sometimes all that disadvantaged small-business owners need to help them overcome the daily challenges of succeeding in business is a hand up. That’s why Experian has recently renewed it partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide full access to its BusinessIQ ExpressSM tool at no charge to Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) […]

Start The Year Out Right With a Small Business Credit Workout

Posted on Jan 15 2014 by

Okay, so you’ve sworn off donuts. You’re now counting carbs or calories, and you’ve hit the gym. What a great start to the new year, but here is something to think about. In addition to improving yourself, you might also want to consider a credit workout for your business. With just a few simple steps, […]

Give Socially Conscious Stocking Stuffers to Your Customers and Employees

Posted on Dec 13 2013 by

If you are a business owner looking for gift ideas this season, why not consider sending something socially conscious?  Sending meaningful gifts lets your customers and employees know you are about more than just business.   You can make a great impression and contribute to a good cause at the same time. In a recent […]

Join Us Today on Google Hangouts for our Quarterly Q&A Session

Posted on Dec 12 2013 by

  Join Experian and Moody’s Analytics economists today at 11:00 PST right here for a post-webinar Google Hangout where we will be answering questions from our Quarterly Business Credit Review Webinar and announcing the winners of the three Kindle Fire HDX readers. How To See the Hangout: You can come to this blog page at […]

Kickoff 2014 By Being More Productive with These Five Productivity Tips [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted on Dec 09 2013 by

  2013 was an incredibly busy year for Experian Business Information Services.   As we start to wind down the year for holiday celebrations and our thoughts turn to vacation plans, we thought a few tips courtesy of OPEN Forum from some of the world’s most busy people might help you set sights on your […]

Experian Data Breach Resolution Advises Small Businesses to Be Prepared For a Data Breach

Posted on Nov 26 2013 by

As Black Friday, Small Business Saturday® and Cyber Monday approach, and associated tidal wave of ecommerce transactions, businesses should be even more diligent about preparing for a cyber-attack The holiday shopping season not only brings a surge in sales but often an increase in cyber-crime, and organizations of all sizes – including small businesses – […]

Experian and SBA Renew Agreement To Provide Valuable Business Building Tools to HUBZone Firms

Posted on Nov 13 2013 by

  HUBZone Certified Firms Eligible for Full Access To BusinessIQ Express℠ Compliments of SBA and Experian Experian Business Information Services yesterday announced that we have renewed our agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide all of the SBA’s Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) firms and small businesses within the SBA’s 8(a) business […]

Overcoming Business Startup Challenges

Posted on Nov 11 2013 by

Building a business brick by brick or byte by byte is no mean feat. It takes talent, courage, persistence, capital and often more than a small measure of plain old-fashioned luck. It’s particularly ironic then that many of the characteristics and instincts an entrepreneur draws upon to launch a successful business can end up being […]

The Rise and Fall of Small Businesses: It’s Often a Matter of Business Credit

Posted on Oct 30 2013 by

Starting a business often is the culmination of a dream to bring a brilliant new idea to market, to become financially secure or simply to be one’s own boss. Unfortunately, many businesses go on to fail without the owners fully comprehending why. According to a recent Infographic from .docstoc, seven out of ten new businesses […]

A Credit to Their Profession

Posted on Oct 09 2013 by

      Sundays around our house start off quiet. I usually hear the sound of a screen door slide open and the smell of toast wafting down the hall, and the TV in the living room where my wife, Stephani sits curled up on the sofa with her coffee watching “CBS Sunday Morning.” It’s rare […]