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June 3, 2020

Economic downturns are inevitable –there are simply too many factors at play in a large economy, and both up and downswings are going to occur. The trick to this is to make sure that you have a plan for any scenario, and to also have the courage to step outside of your comfort zone if you need to. One such example of this is starting a business during a recession. This can immediately sound counterintuitive –who would ever start something up when the economy is taking a turn for the worse, after...

May 22, 2020

As businesses across the globe make the shift to working from homewhenever possible, many small business owners and managers are learning how to manage remote teams on the fly. It’s a difficult time for everyone as many of us transition to a new office environment, but there are ways to maximize your remote team’s productivity—and ways that will destroy morale and end up hurting your bottom line. Here’s how to not only survive this new situation, but perhaps even thrive.

Best practices for remote...

May 1, 2020

If your business has been struggling, you might be seeking out short term cash advances to get by. Whether it’s an unexpected emergency, downturn in sales, the inability to find another source of capitalor even a global pandemic, most businessowners have or will, at one point, find themselves in a financial crunch.

Business credit card advances can be a real boon when you need money fast, but thespeed and easier access means that you need to consider the drawbacks, too. Credit card advances come...

April 2, 2020

Many small business owners in “non-essential” industries are finding themselves at a loss right now, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. As more and more states issue “shelter in place” orders, which closeschools andnon-essential businesses,and require residents to stayhome, the economy is greatly affected. Experts estimate we could be seeing shelter in place orders extended into the summer. For many small businesses, a months-long lack of income can prove fatal.

If you’re a small business owner who...

March 16, 2020

Maybe half of the reason you embarked on a creative professionis that you didn’t want to track things like billable hours and finances. This is understandable, except that you have to do so in order to create a business that can survive. Finances might be the least fun part of your creative business, but they don’t have to be a burden. Here are our best tips for making sure you keep track of your time so that you can keep your business in business.

Why you need to track your hours

We get it—when y...

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