SelfInformed

April 2015

  • Common Lending Options for Small Businesses

    Apr 23, 2015

    When you run a small business, sometimes you won’t have enough cash to cover all your needs. You might want to fund an expansion, stock up on inventory, or just get some extra money to cover your expenses during a slow stretch. To help with these expenses, you could take out a business loan. There are a number of different lending options available for small business owners and each its own strengths and weakness. To help you find the best choice, here is a review of the top lending options for entrepreneurs and small business owners.

  • Additional Lending Options for Small Business

    Apr 23, 2015

    Business Grants - Being awarded a business grant can be a big boost to your business as you don’t have to pay it back. However, the process to get a grant can be difficult and there is no guarantee that you will receive the funds. There are a lot of organizations that offer business grants; you just need to search for them. The NASE Growth Grants are a good example of business grants available to you.

  • Branding Self Employment

    Apr 23, 2015

    Mark Dominiak is the Principle Strategist of Insight Garden, located in Whiting, Indiana outside of Chicago. Insight Garden’s mission is to cultivate ideas that will have a powerful marketplace impact for their clients. Mark also serves on the Board of Directors for the Whiting-Robertsdale Chamber of Commerce and continues the long time practice of traveling to his alma mater, Ball State University, to lecture at advertising classes every Spring. Joining in 2004, the most important benefit was access to quality health insurance. Once he knew he could provide quality coverage for his family, Mark was confident I could go into business for myself.

  • Freelance Entrepreneurs

    Apr 23, 2015

    Whether it’s the private car service Uber or Lyft, the online marketplace Etsy or an accommodation provider called Airbnb, these small and individual entrepreneurs operating in the shared services space are part of the growing small business community in what is being called, the “freelance economy”.

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