By Mark Stokvis on February 20th, 2014
Printing can be expensive; it’s even more costly when you mistakenly send docs to be mass-produced that are riddled with errors, contain foolhardy content, or are poorly designed. We’ve all seen promotional fliers that might have been made using Microsoft® Paint from 1997. Before submitting anything to a printer, run through this checklist to save… Read the full article.
By Deborah Sweeney on February 10th, 2014
For many aspiring entrepreneurs, January 1st is the equivalent of the checkered flag being waved on the race track. You’ve been on your mark with your business idea, got set with a business plan, and are ready to go onward and upward on the path to greatness! Before you get caught up in the race,… Read the full article.
Shield Funding is a proud leader and contributor to the small business community. With an extremely high percentage of its business loan applications approved Shield Funding positively impacts the success of many small businesses as well as the overall economy. For almost a decade Shield Funding has been in the lead on funding the nation’s… Read the full article.
UPDATE 02/10/2014 The information included on this page and in the accompanying infographic were accurate at the time of issuance. The information on this page does not reflect the changes made to the Employer Shared Responsibility (ESR) provisions of the Affordable Care Act on February 10, 2014. Even with a one-year delay, there are… Read the full article.
This article originally appeared on Bplans.com. Business planning is about results. You need to make the contents of your plan match your purpose. Don’t accept a standard outline just because it’s there. What is a business plan? A business plan is any plan that works for a business to look ahead, allocate resources, focus on… Read the full article.