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  • INNOVATION DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK
    by sharpshooteradmin on March 28, 2020 at 3:07 pm

    Online medical care, medical supplies, pharmaceuticals, insurance, and health-related industries During the epidemic, online medical platforms, like AliHealth and Tencent… View Article

  • PUT THE POWER OF TECHNOLOGY TO WORK FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS
    by fdfadmin on March 27, 2020 at 9:12 pm

    Using technology to your advantage will help you maximize the resources of your small business, enhance employee productivity and better serve your customers. As your online marketing partner, web business are ready to help your business reach its full potential. Technology solutions can help you make the most of your budget and resources. Here are… View Article

  • HOW TO STAY IN BUSINESS DURING COVID-19 CRISIS
    by fdfadmin on March 27, 2020 at 8:48 pm

    While federal, state, and local lawmakers mull over additional aid, Mills recommends that small business owners: Apply for the Small Business Administration loans. In addition to the disaster loans, which only apply to businesses in states that have declared emergency status, some state governments are offering aid packages. Explore private sector programs and fintech products…. View Article

  • SMALL BUSINESS COVID-19 SUPPORT FOR CANADA
    by sharpshooteradmin on March 26, 2020 at 9:02 pm

    The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to help Canadians facing hardship as a result of… View Article

  • Common Mistakes Your Business Should Avoid
    by sharpshooterseo on March 26, 2020 at 2:39 pm

    Every business should avoid making these common mistakes. SharpShooter Funding shares so important advice in this interesting blog. Check it out to learn more!

  • CORONAVIRUS STIMULUS PACKAGE IS READY
    by fdfadmin on March 25, 2020 at 7:35 pm

    The White House and Senate leaders have finally agreed to a sweeping $2T stimulus package for the U.S. economy as the country grapples with the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The precise details of the fiscal package are yet to be disclosed, though it is expected to include around $350B in small business loans and a further $500B for distressed companies,… View Article

  • How to Get Business Funding Without Good Credit
    by sharpshooterseo on March 22, 2020 at 2:31 pm

    In this interesting blog, SharpShooter Funding talks about some useful and timely funding options for businesses with bad credit. Read to learn more!

  • TIMES OF CRISIS ARE NOT ALWAYS BAD FOR BUSINESS
    by fdfadmin on March 20, 2020 at 10:49 pm

    Most organizations today are battling some kind of crisis – a situation triggered by significant internal or external factors, or several small incidents that build and have an enterprise-wide, multifunctional impact. These crises disrupt normal business operations and have the potential to harm or damage the reputation of the organization. Crises don’t discriminate and can… View Article

  • TIMES OF CRISIS ARE NOT ALWAYS BAD FOR BUSINESS
    by sharpshooteradmin on March 19, 2020 at 8:56 pm

    Most organizations today are battling some kind of crisis – a situation triggered by significant internal or external factors, or… View Article

  • LOW INTEREST SMALL BUSINESS LOANS
    by fdfadmin on March 17, 2020 at 8:26 pm

    Low-interest business loan options include SBA loans and online loans.  As a business owner with good personal credit and strong financials, it’s easier to qualify for cheap financing — meaning you can borrow money at a lower annual percentage rate. APR is an accurate measure of the cost of financing. If you’re looking for the lowest-cost loan SBA loans are by far your best bet for the… View Article

  • COVID-19 SMALL BUSINESS HELP
    by sharpshooteradmin on March 15, 2020 at 7:24 pm

    Everything you need to know to keep your business safe. With the emergence of COVID-19, our primary concern at CFIB… View Article

  • 11 Compelling Reasons Why We’re the Best Funding Option for Small Businesses
    by sharpshooterseo on March 15, 2020 at 2:30 pm

    This blog by SharpShooter Funding shares eleven excellent reasons why it’s a great funding resource for small businesses. Read to learn more!

  • DOES YOUR SMALL BUSINESS NEED A PARTNER?
    by sharpshooteradmin on March 14, 2020 at 5:23 pm

    When you are considering joining businesses with another person, there is a lot to be considered before you sign on… View Article

  • RULES FOR SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING SUCCESS
    by fdfadmin on March 14, 2020 at 4:50 pm

    Social media advertising reaches audiences in a low-cost, impactful, and effective way. Using social media will allow you to reach your target audience, engage with current and potential customers, create brand loyalty, increase website traffic, and drive sales. Every month, there are over two billion active users on Facebook, one billion on Instagram, and 365 million on Twitter worldwide. In the U.S. alone, 77% of the population has a… View Article

  • LOW INTEREST BDC LOANS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
    by sharpshooteradmin on March 12, 2020 at 10:47 pm

    The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is a financial institution founded in 1944 that is wholly owned by the government… View Article

  • HOW TO FIND A PROFITABLE BUSINESS IDEA.
    by fdfadmin on March 12, 2020 at 9:55 pm

    There is more to business than just a great idea, but coming up with that great business idea is a solid start. If you’re looking for a profitable business idea, here are six ways to hatch ideas and separate the good ones from the future flops. There are three simple criteria for a new businesses:… View Article

  • HOW TO KEEP YOUR CLIENTS DURING THE CORONA VIRUS CRISIS
    by fdfadmin on March 11, 2020 at 7:03 pm

    Even if you need to close due to health and safety concerns, there are ways to keep serving your customers during the coronavirus outbreak. Here are some strategies you can apply to your small business: Communicate proactively with your customers The situation is evolving rapidly, and no one is quite sure what news each day… View Article

  • EMAIL MARKETING FOR SMALL BUSINESS
    by fdfadmin on March 10, 2020 at 10:22 pm

    Email marketing is the act of sending a commercial message, typically to a group of people, using email. In its broadest sense, every email sent to a potential or current customer could be considered email marketing. It involves using email to send advertisements, request business, or solicit sales or donations. Email marketing helps you increase your… View Article

  • We Provide More Than Just Business Funding
    by sharpshooterseo on March 8, 2020 at 2:18 pm

    While SharpShooter Funding primarily serves business owners, it also provides services to homebuyers and homeowners. Read this interesting blog to learn more!

  • WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BUSINESS CREDIT SCORES
    by fdfadmin on March 6, 2020 at 9:59 pm

    Just as a FICO score measures your personal creditworthiness, your business credit score is a numeric representation of your company’s creditworthiness. The information on your business credit report is used to produce the score, and business lenders use it when they’re considering your credit application to predict how likely you are to pay them back… View Article

  • LEARN HOW TO MANAGE YOUR ONLINE REVIEWS
    by fdfadmin on March 5, 2020 at 9:57 pm

    Online reviews are important because they have become a reference point for buyers across the globe and because so many people trust them when making purchasing decisions… 90% of people first check out online reviews before making a purchase. Online users are used to finding information about both local and international businesses by themselves. Even… View Article

  • TORONTO SMALL BUSINESS & TECH ENVIRONMENT GUIDE
    by sharpshooteradmin on March 4, 2020 at 7:53 pm

    The economy of Toronto is the largest contributor to the Canadian economy, at 20% of national GDP, and an important economic… View Article

  • TYPES OF INSURANCE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
    by fdfadmin on March 3, 2020 at 8:35 pm

    Small business insurance is important for all small business owners to have. It’s the coverage you need to protect the livelihood you’ve worked so hard to build. The right small business insurance will help cover expensive damage and lawsuits from accidents, natural disasters, professional errors, workers compensation claims and more. Any small business, regardless of… View Article

  • HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT BUSINESS PARTNER
    by fdfadmin on March 2, 2020 at 8:52 pm

    When you are considering joining businesses with another person, there is a lot to be considered before you sign on the dotted line. If you are married, think back to when you first met your spouse. Most people refer to going into business together like a marriage. And, in many regards, they are correct. Both… View Article

  • CANADA ALTERNATIVE LENDING
    by sharpshooteradmin on February 29, 2020 at 5:39 pm

    What is alternative lending? The Alternative Lending market segment relates to digital financial services for business customers as well as private borrowers…. View Article

  • SMALL BUSINESS TAX PLANNING
    by fdfadmin on February 28, 2020 at 10:44 pm

    If you’re a business owner, then tax season can bring on a whole new set of tax-related challenges. Fortunately, there are a number of valuable tax filing strategies to maximize credits and deductions that can benefit a business owner. The federal government levies four basic types of business taxes: income tax, self-employment tax, taxes for employers, and… View Article

  • HOW TO PREPARE FOR SMALL BUSINESS FINANCING
    by fdfadmin on February 27, 2020 at 10:31 pm

    Traditional bank loans can be hard to attain, especially for a business acquisition. This is rarely the only form of funding, however, and often involves loans or seller financing in addition. Assumption of debt: With this financing option, you essentially purchase both the business’s assets and liabilities. Planning is the key to getting that business… View Article

  • HOW TO FINANCE THE PURCHASE OF A BUSINESS
    by sharpshooteradmin on February 27, 2020 at 10:09 pm

    Buying a business?… Many entrepreneurs choose to buy an existing business rather than start one from scratch. There are many… View Article

  • Why It’s the Right Time to Open a Business in Maryland
    by firstdownseo on February 27, 2020 at 4:55 pm

    How aspiring entrepreneurs can start their new business in Maryland. Go to First Down Funding to get your essential financial support. Get funded now!

  • We Can Help Your Business with Short and Long-Term Funding Solutions
    by sharpshooterseo on February 27, 2020 at 4:40 pm

    SharpShooter Funding talks about the multiple funding options it provides in this interesting piece. Check out this blog to see what funding works for you!

  • MERCHANT CASH ADVANCES ARE HOT
    by fdfadmin on February 25, 2020 at 11:00 pm

    Today’s small businesses don’t need to rely on big banks for financing options. Over the past decade, there has been a rise in alternative lending platforms that make it easier and faster for startups and small businesses to find the cash they need when they need it. When business owners consider applying for a merchant cash… View Article

  • BUSINESS NETWORKING – TIPS FOR ENTREPRENEURS
    by fdfadmin on February 22, 2020 at 5:25 pm

    Business networking simply refers to building and cultivating relationships with people of similar interests in ways that can benefit all parties. Whenever people gather for Chamber of Commerce socials, join professional associations, go to conventions, or ask friends for introductions or recommendations, they’re networking. Many people network to get leads for new business, but networking can also… View Article

  • WHY IS YOUR BUSINESS CREDIT SCORE IMPORTANT
    by fdfadmin on February 22, 2020 at 5:09 pm

    A business credit score tells lenders how likely you are to repay them in a timely fashion. Your scores can be found at Dun & Bradstreet, Equifax and Experian. These scores may help you secure better terms the next time you apply for a small-business loan or get an insurance policy for your business. The same way your personal credit score is the… View Article

  • BEST BANKS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES IN CANADA
    by sharpshooteradmin on February 21, 2020 at 10:41 pm

    It is critical when running a business that you avail of the services of a bank. Many businesses have a… View Article

  • BEST BANKS FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS
    by fdfadmin on February 20, 2020 at 10:17 pm

    Having a good bank relationship can benefit you here because if the bank understands your business they may be able to understand fees or you could negotiate lower fees with them.  Many businesses have a bank but do not have a banker. Nurturing a good bank relationship can lead to various benefits for your business that can help it grow…. View Article

  • Is Virginia One of the Top States for Entrepreneurs?
    by firstdownseo on February 20, 2020 at 4:51 pm

    Read about the great reasons why you should start and run a business in the state of Virginia. Get the funding you need to do it. Call First Down Funding!

  • Five Reasons Why We Love Alberta
    by sharpshooterseo on February 20, 2020 at 4:38 pm

    While SharpShooter Funding loves every province in Canada, they can’t stop waxing poetic about Alberta. Read this blog for some interesting and fun facts!

  • Expand Your Business with Merchant Cash Advance
    by fdfadmin on February 18, 2020 at 10:15 pm

    Cash flow issues are a concern for most small and mid-sized business owners. In fact, many small business owners find it difficult to manage growth because of concerns about funds. Having access to the right funding makes it easier to support business growth. There are many different choices out there, but a merchant cash advance might be one you want to… View Article

  • The Best Way to Scale Up Your Store
    by firstdownseo on February 17, 2020 at 4:52 pm

    Find out how to scale up your business the right way. Apply for quick expansion funding for your new locations, products or services. Apply online today!

  • Our Funding Options Help Businesses Across a Variety of Industries
    by sharpshooterseo on February 17, 2020 at 4:33 pm

    SharpShooter Funding shares a list of some of the industries that benefit from its funding options. Read more to learn how they can help your business!

  • BEST BUSINESS IDEAS IN TORONTO
    by sharpshooteradmin on February 15, 2020 at 5:11 pm

    Toronto is one of the greatest cities in the world to do business,consistently ranked at the top when it comes… View Article

  • HOW TO GENERATE MORE LEADS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
    by fdfadmin on February 14, 2020 at 7:46 pm

    Every company wishes it had more customers, and there are only two ways of making that happen. Either you reach out to potential prospects or people come to you. The following ideas can be used by businesses of all sizes and most industries. The key is to test and modify to make them work for your… View Article

  • RUN A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS: WHAT EVERY BUSINESS OWNER SHOULD KNOW
    by sharpshooteradmin on February 13, 2020 at 10:59 pm

    Most successful entrepreneurs have worked in the industry they start their business in, in a related industry, or are very… View Article

  • IS YOUR BUSINESS READY FOR FINANCE GROWTH?
    by fdfadmin on February 13, 2020 at 8:24 pm

    Growth is crucial to the long-term survival of a business. It makes it easier to acquire assets, attract new talent and fund investments. It also drives business performance and profit. Many business owners appreciate that growth is an essential part of building a sustainable business. They also know that trying to grow too fast has… View Article

  • How to Build a Startup in the State of Texas
    by firstdownseo on February 13, 2020 at 4:49 pm

    Get the funding you need for your startup, whether it’s for operational costs, emergencies or expansion. You can get it anywhere in Texas.

  • British Columbia Is Fertile Ground for Hot Start-Ups
    by sharpshooterseo on February 13, 2020 at 4:33 pm

    This fascinating blog from SharpShooter Funding explains why so many start-ups thrive in the province of British Columbia. Read now to gain some insight!

  • BUSINESS CONSULTING OPTIONS
    by fdfadmin on February 11, 2020 at 10:13 pm

    A small business consultant works with clients on strategy, planning and problem solving, and helps clients develop business skills and knowledge. These topics range from designing a business model or marketing plan, to determining which marketing techniques to use and how to use them. Small businesses have plenty of reasons for considering small business consulting—small business consultants can help you save… View Article

  • BEST WAYS TO MANAGE SMALL BUSINESS DEBT
    by fdfadmin on February 7, 2020 at 10:31 pm

    Businesses, like individuals, sometimes suffer from too much debt. Taking on the right amount of debt – and at the right time – can mean the difference between a business that struggles and one that succeeds. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), roughly 50 percent of small businesses fail within their first five years, largely because of… View Article

  • FINANCING OPTIONS FOR YOUR STARTUP IN CANADA
    by sharpshooteradmin on February 6, 2020 at 11:44 pm

    If you need some funding for your small business then you may be wondering where to start, as well as how to… View Article

  • IS A BUSINESS LINE OF CREDIT RIGHT FOR YOUR COMPANY?
    by fdfadmin on February 5, 2020 at 10:18 pm

    A business line of credit is a type of small-business loan that provides flexibility that a regular business loan doesn’t. With a business line of credit, you can borrow up to a certain limit — say, $100,000 — and pay interest only on the portion of money that you borrow.  Clearly, most businesses need a better understanding of where capital can… View Article

  • GUERILLA MARKETING EXPLAINED AND CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS
    by fdfadmin on February 3, 2020 at 11:33 pm

    Guerrilla marketing is an advertisement strategy in which a company uses surprise and/or unconventional interactions in order to promote a product or service. It is a type of publicity. The term was popularized by Jay Conrad Levinson‘s 1984 book Guerrilla Marketing. In your daily life, you may encounter examples of other business’ guerilla marketing tactics, without even realizing it. Examples include the use of… View Article

  • WAYS TO GROW YOUR STARTUP’S SOCIAL MEDIA AUDIENCE
    by sharpshooteradmin on January 31, 2020 at 8:16 pm

    In order for social media marketing to work, you need an audience. Unfortunately, growing an audience is also one of the… View Article

  • HOW TO SCALE A BUSINESS
    by fdfadmin on January 31, 2020 at 7:28 pm

    Scalability is about capacity and capability.  Scaling a business means setting the stage to enable and support growth in your company. It means having the ability to grow without being hampered. It requires planning, some funding and the right systems, staff, processes, technology and partners.  Does your business have the capacity to grow? Will your… View Article

  • The Reasons Why Big Banks Say No to Businesses
    by firstdownseo on January 31, 2020 at 3:07 pm

    Small business owners that are tired of getting rejected for funding from big banks can stop worrying. They can come to First Down Funding. Apply today!

  • Tips That Can Help Your Small Business Grow
    by sharpshooterseo on January 31, 2020 at 2:53 pm

    Every small business dreams of growing into a more stable company but this takes planning. Read this timely blog by SharpShooter Funding to learn more!

  • ROADMAP FOR SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS
    by sharpshooteradmin on January 28, 2020 at 9:42 pm

    Many people see the beginning of a business as just having one good idea, but to actually reach success and… View Article

  • 10 GREAT RESOURCES FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS
    by fdfadmin on January 28, 2020 at 9:21 pm

    As your business changes, you might start to look for advice on how to handle the inevitable unknowns. Here’s a roundup of resources that should point you in the right direction: whether you’re looking to get a question answered, a skillset solidified, or a mentor onboard. There are lots of places to turn for small… View Article

  • How to Use Marketing to Grow Your Business
    by firstdownseo on January 26, 2020 at 3:04 pm

    Increase your online reach and bring in customers with these digital marketing tips. Get the necessary funds for your next campaign. Call First Down Funding!

  • Funding Challenges a Small Business Can Face
    by sharpshooterseo on January 26, 2020 at 2:52 pm

    SharpShooter Funding shares some of the many funding challenges small businesses can unexpectedly face and what to do about them. Read to learn more!

  • LOOKING FOR A BUSINESS LOAN? FIND THE RIGHT LOAN AND LENDER
    by sharpshooteradmin on January 24, 2020 at 1:22 pm

    There are so many good reasons to get a business loan that you probably haven’t even considered half of them…. View Article

  • TURN FIRST TIME CUSTOMERS INTO REPEAT CUSTOMERS
    by fdfadmin on January 23, 2020 at 10:00 pm

    Marketers tend to focus too heavily on acquisition. which turns out to be a costly mistake. With acquisition costing six to seven times more than retention, the only path to sustainable growth is a commitment to keeping your customers around. Taking new customers from their first purchase to their second can be a hurdle. But… View Article

  • HOW TO START YOUR OWN BUSINESS IN CANADA
    by sharpshooteradmin on January 21, 2020 at 10:15 pm

    Thinking about starting a new business? Running a company can be an amazing adventure, and it can even give you… View Article

  • CREATE YOUR OWN BRAND AND GET NOTICED
    by fdfadmin on January 21, 2020 at 7:39 pm

    Brand creation is about really understanding your business by ascertaining who you are, what you do, how you do it and, most importantly, why you do it. Creating a brand is about creating an emotional connection between you and your customer. Your Brand Is the image you want customers to have of your company. Reflects… View Article

  • Everything You Need to Know About Business Credit
    by firstdownseo on January 20, 2020 at 3:01 pm

    Owners with bad business credit scores can follow these easy tips to improve their rating and get fast funding for their companies. Apply online today!

  • 6 Key Advantages of Partnering with Us
    by sharpshooterseo on January 20, 2020 at 2:49 pm

    As a small or medium-sized business in need, there are many good reasons why you should seek funding from SharpShooter Funding. Read this blog learn more!

  • TOP TORONTO STARTUPS
    by sharpshooteradmin on January 18, 2020 at 4:44 pm

    Toronto is known throughout Canada as a business powerhouse. It provides a whopping 10% of Canada’s entire GDP and has one of the… View Article

  • THE MOST POWERFUL BUSINESS WOMEN IN AMERICA
    by fdfadmin on January 18, 2020 at 2:37 pm

    The number of women-owned businesses increased nearly 3,000% since 1972. Not only that but between 2017 and 2018 women started an average of 1,821 new businesses per day in the U.S. Here are other facts: More than 11.6 million firms are owned by women, employing nearly 9 million people, and generating $1.7 trillion in sales as… View Article

  • HOW TO SELL ON AMAZON
    by fdfadmin on January 16, 2020 at 11:00 pm

    Even if you already have your own website and e-commerce store you may want to consider expanding your distribution into Amazon. You’ll be able to reach more potential customers and increase sales of first-time customers who may be leery of shopping on a lesser known website. Once they purchase your product on Amazon and get… View Article

  • All of the Essentials for Opening up Your Online Store
    by firstdownseo on January 15, 2020 at 3:01 pm

    First Down Funding can give you the capital that you need to cover essential expenses for your brand-new online store. Read our blog to find out more!

  • 5 Reasons Why Canada Is a Great Place to Run a Business
    by sharpshooterseo on January 15, 2020 at 2:49 pm

    Your small business has many opportunities for success in a great country like Canada. Read this compelling blog from SharpShooter Funding to learn more!

  • Expand Your Business with Merchant Cash Advance
    by sharpshooteradmin on January 14, 2020 at 11:19 pm

    Cash flow issues are a concern for most small and mid-sized business owners. In fact, many small business owners find it difficult… View Article

  • WOMEN OWNED BUSINESSES IN THE UNITED STATES
    by firstdownadmin on January 14, 2020 at 1:27 am

    Women are a powerful business force in America.  American women are involved in virtually every industry with an unmatched entrepreneurial spirit. There are a variety of resources designed to help women aspiring to be small business owners overcome hurdles, whether it be a lack of funding, limited education, lack of training and mentorship, and so on…. View Article

  • RESOURCES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES IN CANADA
    by sharpshooteradmin on January 11, 2020 at 12:14 am

    Industry Canada’s definition of “small business” is firms that have fewer than 100 employees. Number of Businesses. • There are… View Article

  • THE FUTURE OF SOCIAL MEDIA
    by fdfadmin on January 10, 2020 at 12:01 am

    Social media is constantly evolving and it’s exciting to think about what it will look like in just a few years time. Of course, this means that the world of Social Media Monitoring has to keep up with the demands of social media users as brands continue to modify their strategies once new trends emerge. … View Article

  • BUSINESS NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES IN CANADA
    by sharpshooteradmin on January 9, 2020 at 12:13 am

    Are you a professional/entrepreneur in Canada?  There are lots of business networking opportunities in your area waiting for you and… View Article

  • WANT TO BUY A FRANCHISE? IMPORTANT TIPS
    by fdfadmin on January 6, 2020 at 11:18 pm

    Everyday we walk into businesses that are franchise business models, such as restaurants, coffee shops, printing places, etc. A lot of entrepreneurs choose to buy a franchise because they are already proven businesses and where the operating structure, suppliers and management know how is available for a new location. A franchise enables you, the investor… View Article

  • Lethbridge – A Bright Choice for Entrepreneurs
    by sharpshooterseo on January 4, 2020 at 12:54 am

    It is one of a few cities in Canada with two post-secondary institutions, which is why the town has a… View Article

  • Alberta – A Province Full Of Business Opportunities
    by sharpshooterseo on January 4, 2020 at 12:51 am

    The province’s cities, including Calgary, Edmonton, and Red Deer, offer some of the best business opportunities to entrepreneurs. Alberta is… View Article

  • VANCOUVER BEST STARTUPS
    by sharpshooteradmin on January 3, 2020 at 10:14 pm

    Located in west Canada and just over the border from the US tech hub of Seattle, Vancouver has its own… View Article

  • First Down Funding joins deBanked as an Official Sponsor for deBanked CONNECT Miami 2020
    by firstdownfunding on January 3, 2020 at 6:41 pm

    First Down Funding joins deBanked, along with 24 other Headlining Sponsors within the Small Business Funding industry in the United States. deBanked CONNECT Miami 2020, will be held January 16th, 2020 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel. deBanked will bring together Small Business Funders, Service Providers, Brokers and folks from the Small Business Funding industry… View Article

  • BEST APPS FOR ENTREPRENEURS
    by fdfadmin on January 2, 2020 at 10:18 pm

    Entrepreneurs face daily challenges due to fast business environment, competition, employee management, and many other factors.  With so much on your plate, is 24 hours a day enough? If not, then take a look at the following list of mobile apps that can help you manage your time and boost productivity. Pocket The Pocket mobile… View Article

  • READY FOR 2020? HERE ARE THE BEST BUSINESS FINANCING OPTIONS FOR THE NEW YEAR
    by sharpshooteradmin on December 31, 2019 at 10:31 pm

    The year 2020 marks the beginning of a new decade, it is also expected to be a key year for… View Article

  • BUSINESS FINANCING OPTIONS IN 2020
    by fdfadmin on December 31, 2019 at 10:03 pm

    The year 2020 marks the beginning of a new decade, it is also expected to be a key year for High Tech as Artificial Intelligence companies are ready to launch new technologies.  With this, your business will have more global reach and other opportunities to grow and expand.  Is your business ready for 2020?  Looking… View Article

  • CANADA IS TECH HUB FOR 2020
    by sharpshooteradmin on December 30, 2019 at 10:30 pm

    The vision and hard work of generations of trailblazers have led Canada to become an internationally known destination for tech…. View Article

  • TECH PREDICTIONS FOR 2020
    by fdfadmin on December 30, 2019 at 9:43 pm

    The year 2020 is looking like an awesome year for technology. It’s the dawn of a new decade — and that means a new era of science and technology to excite and delight. Get ready for the first complete synthetic human brain, moon mining, and much more. Maybe robotic moon bases, chips implanted in our… View Article

  • Why Investing in Brantford is Beneficial?
    by sharpshooterseo on December 30, 2019 at 6:28 pm

    Brantford, the railroad center of southern Ontario, is a place that is known as a telephone city because of the… View Article

  • Why Establishing Business in Barrie is Fruitful?
    by sharpshooterseo on December 30, 2019 at 6:25 pm

    Barrie is a place that fosters entrepreneurs by offering them not only a location that is ideal for their inborn… View Article

  • Business Expansion Loans – Funding To Grow Your Company
    by sharpshooterseo on December 30, 2019 at 6:21 pm

    When a small business sees an opportunity to grow, the owner must not miss this chance. However, you need to… View Article

  • When Is the Right Time to Expand Your Business?
    by firstdownseo on December 29, 2019 at 3:15 pm

    You’ve had your business open for a while now, and you’re wondering when it will be the right time to expand it. You don’t want to overestimate your trajectory and fumble a good opportunity. Read about the clear signs showing that you should be planning on expansion and how you can make it happen. Business… View Article

  • THE ART BUSINESS IN AMERICA
    by fdfadmin on December 28, 2019 at 8:30 pm

    Art and business have long been intertwined. But now that technology has put so many tools into the hands of would-be entrepreneurs and the internet has opened up giant markets to artists who would before have struggled to find exposure, that relationship is more dynamic than ever. Sketch artists or painters find new ways to apply… View Article

  • LOOKING TO START A BUSINESS IN 2020?
    by sharpshooteradmin on December 28, 2019 at 8:09 pm

    The one thing that stays the same in business is…nothing stays the same. New hardware, software, services and other technologies… View Article

  • CANADA IS A GREAT PLACE TO START A BUSINESS
    by sharpshooteradmin on December 27, 2019 at 9:34 pm

    Starting a business in Canada is easy. You could start your business tomorrow and be making money by the end… View Article

  • LOOKING TO START A BUSINESS IN 2020?
    by fdfadmin on December 27, 2019 at 8:08 pm

    The one thing that stays the same in business is…nothing stays the same. New hardware, software, services and other technologies are coming at a breakneck pace and all of these changes will have a significant impact on commerce, the global economy and individual businesses within the next few years.  The most significant trends and technologies that will… View Article

  • SMALL BUSINESS LOANS IN CANADA
    by sharpshooteradmin on December 26, 2019 at 9:07 pm

    There are more ways to get a small business loan in Canada than ever before. This is because new lenders… View Article

  • How Can You Get Access to Money in a Hurry?
    by firstdownseo on December 26, 2019 at 3:11 pm

    Your store has a steady stream of customers. Your cash flow is consistent. In a sense, your business is doing just fine. But, you don’t have enough profits coming in to reach loftier goals — you only have enough to maintain the pace that your store is running at right now. Unless your sales suddenly… View Article

  • HOW TO BECOME A SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCER
    by sharpshooteradmin on December 25, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    An influencer is a user on social media who has established credibility in a specific industry. Social media influencers have access to a large audience… View Article

  • MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU AND YOURS FROM FIRST DOWN FUNDING
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  • Happy Hanukkah from everyone at First Down Funding
    by firstdownadmin on December 24, 2019 at 5:01 pm

    Happy Hanukkah from everyone at First Down Funding!

  • HOW TO BOOST YOUR WEBSITE TRAFFIC
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  • HOW TO BOOST YOUR WEBSITE TRAFFIC
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  • PREPARE YOUR BUSINESS FOR 2020
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  • PREPARE YOUR BUSINESS FOR 2020
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  • LUXURY FLYING FOR WORLD CLASS ENTREPRENEURS
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  • Hamilton – The Right Place For Small Businesses in Canada
    by sharpshooterseo on December 20, 2019 at 5:47 pm

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  • THE FITNESS FRANCHISE BUSINESS IN CANADA
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    Canadians are an active bunch. According to Stats Canada, more than 16.2-million Canadians aged 12 and over reported participating in… View Article

  • HOW TO GET YOUR BUSINESS IN THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT
    by fdfadmin on December 20, 2019 at 12:06 am

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  • 4 Important Things to Do Before Hiring New Employees
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  • Small Businesses That Need Fast Funding Have Several Options with Us
    by sharpshooterseo on December 19, 2019 at 2:59 pm

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  • THE MOST PROFITABLE COMPANIES IN CANADA
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  • Burnaby – A Great Place in Canada to Start a New Business
    by sharpshooterseo on December 18, 2019 at 6:58 pm

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  • Commercial Loans – Best Way to Grow Your Business
    by firstdownseo on December 18, 2019 at 6:47 pm

    Whether you are planning to have a start-up or need finances to meet basic business operational needs such as purchasing equipment to use in the production process, commercial loans can be beneficial. These are short-term loans that are usually obtained by partnerships, corporations, and business enterprises. Moreover, commercial loans cannot be used for personal needs…. View Article

  • How to Find the Best Financing Solution for Your Small Business
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  • CANADA RESPONDS WITH BUSINESSES TO GLOBAL WARMING
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  • TOP AMERICAN SELF MADE BILLIONAIRES
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  • Vancouver – A Home To Entrepreneurs
    by sharpshooterseo on December 17, 2019 at 7:36 pm

    Vancouver has a reputation for a coastal city as it has a seaport. It is located in British Columbia with… View Article

  • MONTREAL BUSINESS OUTLOOK FOR 2020
    by sharpshooteradmin on December 16, 2019 at 6:46 pm

    The Canadian economy is projected to grow by 2 per cent in 2018 and 2019. However, growth is expected to slow to… View Article

  • TAI LOPEZ – TOP INFLUENCER AND ENTREPRENEUR
    by fdfadmin on December 16, 2019 at 6:25 pm

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  • TIPS TO START A RESTAURANT IN CANADA
    by sharpshooteradmin on December 14, 2019 at 8:03 pm

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  • CITIES WITH THE BEST STARTUP ENVIRONMENT
    by fdfadmin on December 14, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    Many people dream of starting their own business in search of a better future. But entrepreneurship isn’t only good for individuals: The employment, wages, and revenue generated by new businesses are essential for a city’s economic growth. The following 10 U.S. cities have the highest collective three-year revenue growth rates among this year’s Inc. 5000, a list of… View Article

  • BRANDING YOUR BUSINESS
    by fdfadmin on December 13, 2019 at 10:20 pm

    As a small business, you may be competing against big brands with devoted customers and unlimited marketing budgets. That’s why you have to find ways to differentiate–with a solid brand building process of your own.  Here are a few simple ways to brand your business: Get a great logo.  Write down your brand messaging.  Integrate your brand.  Create a “voice” for your company that reflects your brand.  Develop a tagline…. View Article

  • Strengthen Your Business In Kamloops, British Columbia
    by sharpshooterseo on December 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    Moving to Kamloops for organizing your inborn business and taking it to the end-level success will bring you a quality… View Article

  • TECH TRADESHOWS FOR 2020
    by fdfadmin on December 12, 2019 at 11:01 pm

    Searching for the top technology events to attend in 2020?  Here are the top shows that you need to attend this upcoming year: CES: January 7-10, 2020 (Las Vegas, NV) CES International is a massive technology business trade show that draws people from all over the world who thrive on the business of consumer technologies…. View Article

  • THE BEST PLACES IN CANADA FOR SMALL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
    by sharpshooteradmin on December 12, 2019 at 10:46 pm

    There are several reasons why Canada is a great place to start a business. Canada boasts a well-educated population that… View Article

  • Bridge Financing – 360° Investment
    by firstdownseo on December 11, 2019 at 5:58 pm

    Bridge financing is a financial tool that provides assistance to cover the cash flow gaps for the recovery of loans and invoices. It guarantees secured investment and gives you back to upgrade your small scale company. This cash permits the local business owners to continue their daily business activities without any hassle. Hence, this loan… View Article

  • REASONS TO CHOOSE VANCOUVER FOR YOUR BUSINESS
    by sharpshooteradmin on December 10, 2019 at 11:42 pm

    Having great access to goods from around the world is a great advantage for Vancouver businesses and forms the life-blood… View Article

  • Most influential celebrities on social media
    by fdfadmin on December 10, 2019 at 11:23 pm

    One-third of the entire world uses Facebook on a monthly basis, and 70% of American adults have reported using the site at least once. Combine that with the total monthly users on Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and Snapchat, and it’s no wonder social media is one of the most popular online pastimes.  Celebrities are a very large reason why… View Article

  • TEXAS OIL IS BIG BUSINESS THIS YEAR
    by fdfadmin on December 9, 2019 at 11:33 pm

    Oil and natural gas are the most valuable minerals produced in Texas. … The Permian Basin of West Texas has yielded large quantities of oil since the Big Lake discovery in 1923, although there was a smaller discovery in the Westbrook field in Mitchell County three years earlier.  The new estimated mean of undiscovered, technically recoverable resources in the Permian basin are 46.3 billion barrels… View Article

  • North York – Grow With Us
    by sharpshooterseo on December 9, 2019 at 8:35 pm

    The second economy hub of the city, Toronto- North York, has its incredible charm of multiculturalism that attract a high… View Article

  • THE PET INDUSTRY IN AMERICA
    by fdfadmin on December 7, 2019 at 4:08 pm

    The U.S. pet industry continues along a healthy growth trajectory, with overall sales of pet products and services rising almost 5% last year.  The pet food and pet supply retail channels are experiencing much of their growth outside of the core mass-market and pet specialty channels, namely online, where annual percentage sales gains have been… View Article

  • CANADA A COUNTRY OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP
    by sharpshooteradmin on December 7, 2019 at 3:56 pm

    Canada is second only to the U.S. in levels of entrepreneurial activity, beating most G7 countries and much of the… View Article

  • GROW AND DEVELOP IN TORONTO
    by sharpshooterseo on December 6, 2019 at 7:42 pm

    Toronto is the provincial capital and the most populated city of Ontario. It has a long waterfall shortline, a valley… View Article

  • ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: THE RAPID ASCENT OF TECHNOLOGY
    by fdfadmin on December 6, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    As business leaders and innovators race to reach the promise of artificial intelligence to deliver a competitive advantage as well as cost and time savings, the technology is altering industries from finance to manufacturing with new products, processes and capabilities. Artificial intelligence (AI) is an area of computer science that emphasizes the creation of intelligent… View Article

  • FLORIDA IS AMERICA’S POWERHOUSE
    by fdfadmin on December 5, 2019 at 10:46 pm

    Florida Business Loans by First Down Funding Florida is one of the United States’ economic powerhouses. It’s the third biggest state in the country by population, and has the fourth biggest economy. In fact, its GDP is larger than all but 16 countries. The top five industries for small business in Florida are accommodation and… View Article

  • Mississauga – Small Business Growth and Need for Funding
    by sharpshooterseo on December 5, 2019 at 5:24 pm

    Home to international flights and a headquarter of Canadian and multinational companies, Mississauga is the central business district of Ontario… View Article

  • BALTIMORE: LOWER COSTS BETTER VIBE FOR STARTUPS
    by fdfadmin on December 4, 2019 at 10:49 pm

    Greater Baltimore is one of the best metros for growing new ventures.  The Region’s opportunity share of new entrepreneurs ranks 2nd among the largest metro regions in the U.S.  Baltimore’s talent pipeline is fueled by the city’s prestigious academic institutions, including Johns Hopkins University, Loyola University, and the University of Maryland, Baltimore, which host entrepreneurship and… View Article

  • ADVICE FROM TOP ENTREPRENEURS IN TORONTO
    by sharpshooteradmin on December 4, 2019 at 10:34 pm

    Among other good news to come out of Canada’s financial capital, the city has cemented its reputation as a global… View Article

  • Bret “The Hitman” Hart and SharpShooter Funding Are the Perfect Tag Team
    by sharpshooterseo on December 4, 2019 at 9:56 pm

    In December 2015, Bret “The Hitman” Hart and SharpShooter Funding© formed the ultimate tag team to pursue a common goal…. View Article

  • A Higher Financial Altitude With Belleville, Ontario
    by sharpshooterseo on December 3, 2019 at 10:10 pm

    Canada is the part of G7, which means it is amongst the top 7 countries that are economically developed. It… View Article

  • WALL STREET: TODAY’S UPDATE AND KEY POINTS TO KNOW BEFORE INVESTING
    by fdfadmin on December 3, 2019 at 9:42 pm

    The Dow Jones plummeted 281 points today,. Traders and investors are taking a close look at the market after President Trump said he might favor waiting until after the 2020 election to make a China trade deal. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell the most, weighed down by weakness in Apple stock and Intel stock.The market… View Article

  • MERCHANT CASH ADVANCE – FINANCING WORTH TAKING
    by firstdownseo on December 2, 2019 at 5:50 pm

    Seeking financial support from friends, family, or traditional banks come up with great perks; that’ s why entrepreneurs run after alternative funding organizations because of its numerous benefits.  They offer several investment programs for the promotion and establishment of local businesses, but as an entrepreneur, you should see which mortgage will suit your small scale… View Article

  • What Influence do Small Businesses Have on the Canadian Economy?
    by sharpshooterseo on December 2, 2019 at 5:41 pm

    The most important title that a small business owner’s embrace is they are “Job Creator.” Small business owners play a… View Article

  • HOW TO SAY THANK YOU TO YOUR CUSTOMERS
    by fdfadmin on December 1, 2019 at 11:21 pm

    Gracias, merci, danke, obrigado, grazie, THANK YOU. However, you say it, ‘thank you‘ is one of the most important phrases in your vocabulary, and is a critical, effective tool for building relationships in business. A simple ‘thank you’ can show your clients and partners that you value the relationship, and it helps build rapport. For… View Article

  • THE CRUISE BUSINESS IS BOOMING
    by fdfadmin on November 29, 2019 at 5:39 pm

    Cruises have always been an important part of the travel economy, and a a very popular one amongst Americans.  Each year, more than 11 of millions of Americans go on cruises, in general, every fifth resident of the United States visited the cruises. Since the recovery from the 2008 recession, the cruise business has been booming. Industry… View Article

  • Tips on Obtaining a Small Business Loan
    by sharpshooteradmin on November 29, 2019 at 4:44 pm

    When you own a business, you may find yourself spending money on various necessities. Once you get the basics covered… View Article

  • SHOULD YOUR BUSINESS ACCEPT BITCOIN?
    by fdfadmin on November 28, 2019 at 8:10 pm

    There’s a great story known by bitcoin enthusiasts, and one that raises the question if bitcoin is an investment asset or a currency.  In 2010 Laszlo Hanyecz made a request to a bitcoin forum to buy a pizza with 10,000 bitcoins, he even expected two pizzas, to his surprise he found someone that took him up… View Article

  • Canadian Small Business Financing
    by sharpshooterseo on November 28, 2019 at 5:41 pm

    Are you looking to get your small business financed? Or are you having difficulties in securing the optimum financing for… View Article

  • BLACK FRIDAY AND CYBER MONDAY FOR YOUR BUSINESS
    by fdfadmin on November 27, 2019 at 11:01 pm

    Preparing for Black Friday and Cyber Monday can be stressful for many business owners as changing marketing campaigns, and adjusting processes for an influx of extra traffic, sales and returns, etc.  Overall is an opportunity for most industries, so here are some tips on how to adjust for these important dates: Drive traffic and make… View Article

  • Flourishing Business With Alternative Funding Organizations
    by sharpshooterseo on November 27, 2019 at 5:21 pm

    We can’t deny this fact that alternative funding organizations are innovation in the world of finance as it has been… View Article

  • Happy Thanksgiving from First Down Funding
    by firstdownfunding on November 27, 2019 at 5:11 am
  • NO COLLATERAL, NO PROBLEM
    by sharpshooterseo on November 26, 2019 at 6:38 pm

    The alternative funding organizations have been the ultimate driving force for the establishment of local businesses, along with their recognition… View Article

  • First Down Funding – When Do Short-Term Business Loans Make Sense for Your Business?
    by firstdownfunding on November 26, 2019 at 2:37 pm

    There was a time not too many years ago when the local bank was the only place to get a small business loan. For a number of reasons, that isn’t always the case today. In fact, loan purpose, credit profile, and other factors play an important role in determining where a small business owner should… View Article

  • AMAZON VS. ALIBABA
    by fdfadmin on November 25, 2019 at 10:34 pm

    Two giants dominate the world’s e-commerce market.  Both without a storefront and relying only on their loyal online customer base.  Amazon and Alibaba are these notable players, Jeff Bezos and Jack Ma respectively founded the companies that influence consumers pricing and product demand.  While Amazon is king for American consumers and Alibaba is a the… View Article

  • Canadian Lenders Summit Recap – deBanked Magazine & Sean Murray
    by sharpshooteradmin on November 25, 2019 at 3:10 pm

    The Canadian Lenders Association’s largest annual event brought together hundreds of executives from the fintech and lending industries. It was… View Article

  • THE FITNESS BUSINESS HITS $30 BILLION
    by firstdownadmin on November 24, 2019 at 2:19 am

    The fitness industry is booming and shows no signs of slowing down.  An average of 20% of Americans have gym memberships, and the demand for health foods is increasing by 10% each year. Here are key elements that every investor and entrepreneur should consider before investing in this industry. 1. Health insurance costs The rising… View Article

  • POOR CREDIT SCORE – A ROADBLOCK TO PROGRESS
    by firstdownseo on November 23, 2019 at 5:08 pm

    An ideal or excellent credit score is essential in the borrowing world. As good credit record opens the door of opportunities for an entrepreneur to avail a variety of services by any alternative funding organization similarly the poor credit history can result in the seizing of your assets, charged-off accounts, no loan approval or credit… View Article

  • AUTOMOTIVE: THE ELECTRIC CAR RACE
    by fdfadmin on November 22, 2019 at 8:56 pm

    When it comes to technology and business opportunities, there’s no better time to live than today.  The new economy of automation is changing how we live and it’s also forcing many industries to innovate.  The automotive industry is one of those exciting sectors that is completely reinventing transportation and people’s daily lives.  The electric car… View Article

  • How To Start A Business When You Have Limited Funding
    by sharpshooteradmin on November 22, 2019 at 4:32 pm

    If you’ve come up with an exceptional business idea, but don’t have the money to start one, you may get discouraged and believe it isn’t possible.

  • Your Part In Boosting Business With Small Funding Organizations
    by firstdownseo on November 21, 2019 at 5:04 pm

    For an entrepreneur, access to small funding organizations is super easy as they have a team of professionals who are dedicated to practicing robust strategies for the provision of a variety of loans. As these organizations are aimed to boost local businesses, that’s why their loans are uniquely designed to fulfill their needs. Because all… View Article

  • The Ultimate Move To Boost Your Business
    by sharpshooterseo on November 21, 2019 at 4:41 pm

    As an entrepreneur, you will seek the type of loan that has easy documentation, repayment policies along with quick deposition… View Article

  • THE FUTURE OF THE FILM INDUSTRY
    by fdfadmin on November 20, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    The film business has been a glamorized dream for many and a booming industry for others.  Movie studios had for many years a business model that was set on a series of protocols and rules that was tightly controlled by their executives.  However, in the last 5 years, digital streaming has changed those rules and the… View Article

  • SIGNIFICANCE OF ALTERNATIVE FINANCING
    by sharpshooterseo on November 20, 2019 at 5:39 pm

    The rise of entrepreneurship has evolved alternative funding organizations that are considered as innovation in the world of economy. Before… View Article

  • COOL GIFTS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
    by fdfadmin on November 19, 2019 at 9:47 pm

    As the 2019 Holiday Season approaches, great gifts are available for all age groups… below are some of the most notable and unique products that you must consider: The latest Apple Watch:   When the Apple Watch Series 5 was announced in September, we already knew it was going to be a popular gift in… View Article

  • Small Business Funding
    by sharpshooterseo on November 19, 2019 at 5:51 pm

    How does it feel to be a part of the world’s G7 economy with a robust medical system, an abundance… View Article

  • Your ultimate move towards established business
    by firstdownseo on November 18, 2019 at 5:29 pm

    Local business owners require money to maintain massive working capital to run their business operation smoothly. Although, there are many types of loans but the eligibility of your required loan is sometimes difficult due to no or less profitability. For newly born businesses, it is hard to manage the budget of business operations, income tax… View Article

  • Avoid This Popular Reason for Business Failure
    by firstdownadmin on November 15, 2019 at 5:48 pm

    Lots of businesses fail after operating for only a few years. The last thing that you want to do is to follow in their footsteps and close your doors for good.

  • How to Open a Bed and Breakfast with Small Business Loans
    by sharpshooteradmin on November 15, 2019 at 4:20 pm

    Many people dream of starting their own bed and breakfast. Just imagine owning a beautiful cottage in Muskoka in the snowy winter, and creating an idyllic destination for visitors.

  • BUSINESS IDEA – WANT TO GET IN THE TOY BUSINESS?
    by fdfadmin on November 14, 2019 at 7:11 pm

    Want to get into the toy business?  Let’s start with some important facts: U.S. market size for the total toy industry is approximately $28 billion. Lego is world’s largest toy manufacturer for the first time. In this past year, Danish Lego Group achieved growth once more and has now, for the first time ever, become the world’s largest toy manufacturer,… View Article

  • TESLA – MUSK – BERLIN – AN INSPIRATION TO YOUR BUSINESS
    by fdfadmin on November 13, 2019 at 6:40 pm

    Elon Musk, Tesla’s CEO has announced that the company has chosen Berlin to build its first European giga factory.  This follows the company’s large investment in China to build electric cars and lithium-ion batteries in Asia. As the demand in Europe and Asia increases for electric cars, Mr. Musk’s new announcement not only is a… View Article

  • Enlarging business with short term business loans
    by firstdownseo on November 12, 2019 at 9:46 pm

    Start-up demands finance for investing in real state, purchase of working capital and machines, hiring new staff and eventually the marketing of your product. However, finding an authentic financing lender for your newly born business is crucial. This financial support comes up with complicated documentation and rigid repayment terms and policies. Therefore, the First down… View Article

  • GENERATION Z – MILLENNIALS – GENERATION X – BABY BOOMERS WHAT EVERY BUSINESS OWNER NEEDS TO KNOW THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
    by firstdownadmin on November 11, 2019 at 8:45 pm

    Knowing your customer age group and shopping habits is key in determining your advertising strategy this holiday season.  Before you set up your advertising budget for your business, its important to know your potential clients before allocating marketing funds. Generation Z Generation Z shoppers, aged 22 or younger, are less likely to shop online. These… View Article

  • Canadian Lenders Association Announce Paul Pitcher as 2019 Leaders in Lending Award, presented by BMO Financial Group.
    by sharpshooteradmin on November 11, 2019 at 8:10 pm

    Canadian Lenders Association (CLA), the voice of the innovative business and consumer lending industry, announces the Top 25 Lenders of… View Article

  • How to Get a Loan with a Poor Credit Score
    by sharpshooteradmin on November 8, 2019 at 4:07 pm

    If you’re starting a small business, there is no doubt that you are going to need extra money at the beginning of your operation.

  • Have You Set your Business’ Budget for the Holiday Season?
    by firstdownseo on November 7, 2019 at 7:33 pm

    We’re only a few weeks away from Thanksgiving and over a month away from Christmas. This exciting, yet hectic, time of the year offers many challenges and opportunities for businesses. Have you factored them in to your business’ budget? First Down Funding recommends you to start by setting goals. How much volume of business are… View Article

  • 2 Ways That You Can Deal with a Poor Credit Rating
    by firstdownadmin on November 1, 2019 at 5:48 pm

    A poor credit rating can be a big hurdle to jump over, especially when you’re a small business owner. It can raise interest rates, impose restrictions and flat-out take financial opportunities away from you.

  • The Difference Alternative Small Business Funding Can Make for Canadian Companies
    by Paul on October 31, 2019 at 4:21 pm

    If you are a small business owner, you probably understand how important having stable access to funding is.

  • How Restaurants can Invoke the True Spirit of Halloween
    by firstdownadmin on October 30, 2019 at 3:12 pm

    From prepping costumes and running around in them for trick or treats, to attending a holiday bash at your favorite restaurant, Halloween offers a lot of fun for literally everyone. While there is a lot to enjoy from Halloween for the common individual, we think that businesses can leverage this opportunity to make gains as well. Restaurants stand a good chance here to make Halloween all about festivities and deals by having the right details implemented within their outlets.

  • Halloween Marketing Tips That Small Businesses can Follow
    by sharpshooterseo on October 30, 2019 at 12:14 pm

    The spookiest time of the year is just around the corner and customers will soon be thronging stores and other outlets looking to buy related items. Halloween is the time of the year that customers around the world look for spooky items to buy. This is the time of the year when the air is rich with scary vibes, and everyone is looking to scare each other away.

  • Top Small Business Risks That You Should Look to Avoid
    by firstdownseo on October 29, 2019 at 10:43 am

    Being a small business owner or starting your own business can be quite an exhilarating experience. You have to take many things into consideration, and there is limited room for you to make any errors. Any errors that you make as part of this process would come bite you in the long run and would leave your business short of the aims that you have in mind.

  • One Way to Expand Your Maryland Business
    by firstdownfunding on October 28, 2019 at 4:35 pm

    Your Maryland business is going well. The customers are lining out the door. They’re posting reviews that are positive and recommending your venture to all of their close friends and family members. If anything, it seems like the demand is too much for a single business to handle.

  • Learn About These Exciting Commercial Financing Options for Toronto Businesses
    by sharpshooteradmin on October 28, 2019 at 4:19 pm

    Toronto has long been a good place to do business, but in the past few years it has exploded onto the international stage, becoming one of the most diverse, dynamic and exciting places to start a company in the world.

  • First Down Funding supports 53 Families Foundation & Jameel McClain’s Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive
    by firstdownfunding on October 27, 2019 at 10:27 am

    First Down Funding provides funding support every day to Small Business Owners in all 50 States throughout the United States. Everyone eats is the First Down Funding motto. Monday November 18th, 2019, First Down Funding will continue to help and support within the 53 Families Foundation Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. Founded by Baltimore Ravens Super… View Article

  • First Down Funding jumps on board with The 2019 Inaugural, Funders Forum, in Washington DC November 12 & 13, 2019
    by firstdownfunding on October 26, 2019 at 3:33 pm

    First Down Funding jumps on board to become the 10th Official Sponsor for the Inaugural “Funders Forum”. A 2-day event in Washington DC, set for Tuesday November 12th and Wednesday November 13th, 2019 downtown Washington DC. The Funders Forum will consist of a two-day event, held within The Willard Intercontinental, Washington D.C. located at 1401… View Article

  • How to Get Commercial Funding in Baltimore
    by firstdownfunding on October 25, 2019 at 4:32 pm

    Baltimore, Maryland, is an expensive place to run a business. Any owners that are struggling to keep their doors open with profits alone will appreciate the opportunity to apply for commercial funding. Find out what the funding option can do for your business and how you can get it. Business in Baltimore Can Be a… View Article

  • Funding Tips to Help Your Small Business Succeed in Canada
    by sharpshooteradmin on October 25, 2019 at 4:16 pm

    Things are looking up for Canadian businesses. Though it has a population of only 37 million people, Canada boasts one of the most exciting and dynamic economies in the G7, and with a strong healthcare system, a wealth of natural resources, a key geopolitical position, and one of the highest standards of living in the world, it is one of the best places for young entrepreneurs to start new businesses.

  • How Business Financing Has Changed
    by firstdownfunding on October 24, 2019 at 6:24 am

    The first thing small business owners think about when deciding to take on funding to grow their business is the ten-year, 3% bank loan that was the standard ten to twenty years ago. The application and approval process was much slower, and if a borrower didn’t fit the mold that mainstream lenders were looking for,… View Article

  • How Business Financing Has Changed
    by sharpshooteradmin on October 24, 2019 at 6:13 am

    The first thing small business owners think about when deciding to take on funding to grow their business is the ten-year, 3% bank loan that was the standard ten to twenty years ago.

  • Your Complete Guide to Starting a Business in Canada
    by sharpshooteradmin on October 22, 2019 at 6:58 pm

    The grind of a 9 to 5 routine isn’t meant for everyone. When you start working a day job, you soon realize that it’s better to be your own boss, and this lifestyle isn’t meant for you. Once you realize this, there is nothing that will make a day job attractive to you.

  • Expanding Your Business? SharpShooter Funding Can Help
    by sharpshooteradmin on October 21, 2019 at 4:16 pm

    As everyone who has ever tried it knows, starting a business is a lot of work. But the payoff of all the labour is a thriving company that posts steady growth numbers year in and year out by meeting a concrete need in today’s economy.

  • The Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Financial Statements
    by sharpshooteradmin on October 18, 2019 at 12:28 pm

    If you’re running a small business of your own, we hope that you know one thing for sure by now; there is no way around understanding financial statements. If you want your business to succeed, you should make sure that you maintain a stringent check on your financial statements and the information within it. Keeping an eye on your financial affairs can save you a lot, while also allowing you to be proactive in dealing with any upcoming problems.

  • Tips on Leading Your Restaurant Startup to Success
    by sharpshooteradmin on October 15, 2019 at 8:12 am

    The food industry is one of the most benevolent options for entrepreneurs to jump into. While the industry is inundated with multiple options, you can easily jump in and take away the audience if you have something unique to offer. People are quite generous when it comes to spending on the food they eat, which is why you have the opportunity to be part of a massive industry.

  • Financial Goals for Small Businesses and How to Achieve Them
    by sharpshooteradmin on October 3, 2019 at 5:09 pm

    Many small business owners start their organizations with numerous aims and objectives in mind. Not only do they want to help their startup idea towards growth, but they also try their best towards ensuring that the business is kept financial stable. Financial stability is one of the most underrated concepts of running a business. We talk a lot about operational efficiency and other metrics of running a business, but we fail to pinpoint financial stability as one of the major reasons that should be kept into perspective.

  • How to Get Financial Support When Starting a Business in Toronto
    by sharpshooteradmin on September 30, 2019 at 5:40 pm

    So far, 2019 has been a fantastic year for Toronto. Not only did the Toronto Raptors make history by winning their very first NBA Championship this summer, but the city also recently made headlines for becoming the fastest growing city in North America.

  • SharpShooter Funding: A Different Kind of Funding Partner
    by sharpshooteradmin on September 27, 2019 at 5:42 pm

    If you have any experience with the world of business financing in Canada, you know that access to funding is one of the biggest problems entrepreneurs and small businesses face.

  • Steps You Can Follow to Create a Detailed Marketing Plan
    by sharpshooteradmin on September 23, 2019 at 6:50 pm

    You cannot seriously expect your plan to succeed if you aren’t working on the right business model. For your business plan to work, you should make sure that you have everything covered. Now, while covering all other details can be relatively easy, the term ‘marketing plan’ can send shivers down the body of every entrepreneur. A marketing plan isn’t just a roadmap that business follows in the initial days, but it is also something that will define the success of the company in the long run.

  • A Complete Guide to Setting Up Your Online Store
    by sharpshooteradmin on September 20, 2019 at 10:33 am

    All entrepreneurs looking to start their own online business would want to start an online store to make progress with the idea they have in their mind. Similarly, small business owners wanting to take their business online would also want to start a similar venture.

  • 4 Ways Commercial Funding Can Transform Your Business
    by sharpshooteradmin on September 16, 2019 at 5:22 pm

    A growing business has many needs. You need staff to make sure your operations are running smoothly, customers and clients to maintain a steady income stream and a leadership team who can make plans for the future. But above all, it needs enough capital to make all of this happen.

  • All You Need to Know About Internal and External Sources of Finance
    by sharpshooteradmin on September 13, 2019 at 10:07 am

    Regardless of your industry and the scope of your operations, finance is believed to be the backbone of your business. Every business follows a model that is based on marketing and selling products and services. The model does include strategies on managing day-to-day operations, but it might not guide on how to obtain finance.

  • Common Mistakes You Should Avoid with Business Loans
    by sharpshooteradmin on September 11, 2019 at 10:28 am

    When your cash reserves are almost nil and you have a ton of expenses to pay, business financing is the only option you can go to for some relief. However, even with the momentary relief, you must not execute the process in the wrong manner and follow all the checks that are required for correct business financing

  • Business Financing Options for Retail Stores in Canada
    by sharpshooteradmin on September 10, 2019 at 1:45 pm

    The retail industry in Canada is booming. Thanks to modern innovations and an influx of skilled workers from different countries, it’s easy to see why the retail sector in Canada is growing at an accelerated pace.

  • The Different Ways to Fund a Business in Canada
    by sharpshooteradmin on September 9, 2019 at 1:02 pm

    Raising capital is perhaps one of the most complex tasks expected from an entrepreneur before they start their business.

  • How to Get Smart About Your Credit Profile
    by sharpshooteradmin on September 6, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Small business owners should always try to maintain a good credit score, irrespective of the circumstances. When you first start your business, you have to be careful about the decisions you make and the strategies you choose. Being irresponsible with your cash reserves and your credit during the initial phase of your business can derail your progress for the time to come.

  • How to Acquire a Business Loan in Ontario
    by sharpshooteradmin on September 5, 2019 at 7:33 pm

    The province of Ontario in Canada is perhaps the best when it comes to opportunities for entrepreneurs and business owners.

  • Top Small Business Risks to Avoid
    by sharpshooteradmin on September 5, 2019 at 1:54 pm

    Starting a new business on your own can be an exhilarating, yet exciting experience. Not only do you get to turn your vision into a reality, but you also get to be your own boss and make your own rules.

  • Why Getting Your Business Funded isn’t as Hard as You Think
    by sharpshooteradmin on August 31, 2019 at 3:37 pm

    Let’s face it: if you own a small business and you’re trying to scale up to the next level, then trying to figure out how to secure the long term funding you need to grow can seem like an almost insurmountable challenge.

  • What it Takes To Get Your Business Off The Ground in Toronto
    by sharpshooteradmin on August 25, 2019 at 3:36 pm

    For ambitious Canadian businesspeople, few cities offer the same kinds of opportunities that Toronto does. Not only is Toronto Canada’s largest city, but it is also the country’s capital of finance and the second-largest financial services centre in North America.

  • The 3 Key Benefits of a Merchant Capital Advance
    by sharpshooteradmin on August 19, 2019 at 3:27 pm

    If you follow the financial news in Canada, then you’ve probably heard the buzz about one of the most exciting funding opportunities available to small businesses: merchant capital advances.

  • How to Get Your Small Business Funded in 2019
    by sharpshooteradmin on August 12, 2019 at 3:26 pm

    One of the first questions any entrepreneur needs to ask when they start building their first small business is, “how am I going to get the money I need to become profitable?”

  • The Number 1 Way for Small Businesses to Get Long-Term Funding
    by sharpshooteradmin on July 31, 2019 at 6:42 pm

    If you are trying to grow a business, you are going to need capital

  • What to Do When the Bank Says “No”
    by sharpshooteradmin on July 28, 2019 at 6:45 pm

    If you are a small business just starting to get off the ground, then you’re probably come across the vicious Catch-22

  • How Can Small Businesses Get Last-Minute Funding?
    by sharpshooteradmin on July 22, 2019 at 6:39 pm

    It’s every small business owner’s worst nightmare: a weather disaster, client issue, or production error plunges their company

  • Hit Your Funding Targets with Bret “The Hitman” Hart
    by sharpshooteradmin on July 15, 2019 at 6:22 pm

    There’s an old saying that if you want to know what someone is like, you just need to look at who their friends are

  • NEW MEAL SOLUTIONS CONQUERING CANADA
    by sharpshooteradmin on July 11, 2019 at 9:23 pm

    The rise of superfoods and holistic health trends suggests Canadians are taking a new approach toward health.  Grocers and other… View Article

  • SharpShooter Funding Inducted into the CLA
    by sharpshooteradmin on July 10, 2019 at 10:19 pm

    Toronto, ON – July 10, 2019 – SharpShooter Funding© and First Down Funding join the Canadian Lenders Association as general… View Article

  • TORONTO: THE NEW SILICON VALLEY
    by sharpshooteradmin on July 7, 2019 at 10:51 pm

    Toronto is a commercial, distribution, financial and industrial centre. It is the banking and stock exchange centre of Canada, and is… View Article

  • Ins And Outs Of Credit Report
    by sharpshooterseo on June 26, 2019 at 8:17 pm

    A credit report is a document that contains information about your financial performance and current credit condition, such as the… View Article

  • How to Improve Your Small Business Cash Flow
    by sharpshooterseo on June 17, 2019 at 10:07 am

    If you’ve been operating in a business for some time, we expect you to realize by now just how important cash flow can be for your business. If you want to see your business improve it is necessary that you invest in cash flow and take it forward from there.

  • WORKING CAPITAL LOAN – A DRIVING FORCE OF LOCAL BUSINESSES
    by sharpshooterseo on June 10, 2019 at 5:26 pm

    Cash flow is the life force of the business, but having a massive deposit in business account is challenging for… View Article

  • Tips Successful Business Owners Follow for Managing Business Finance
    by sharpshooterseo on June 4, 2019 at 12:41 pm

    If all small business owners can gather together to highlight the one thing that they despise doing, we would get a lot of votes in favor of managing business finance. In fact, there has been research conducted in this regard and small business owners have blatantly agreed that managing business finance is the one thing that they despise doing. While managing finance is despised by small owners, it is also one of the most significant reasons leading to the failure of a given business. It is when the founding members are unable to manage finance that the business fails to move on and is stranded towards failure. Hence, if you want your business to succeed, it is necessary that you manage your small business finance in the best manner possible, without any flaws whatsoever.

  • How Can Your Small Business Better It’s Cash Flow
    by sharpshooterseo on May 26, 2019 at 11:04 am

    The cash you have in your business plays an important role in defining the success you experience as a brand. If you truly want to be successful in running your business, then you should make sure that you manage cash in the best manner possible.

  • BIG DATA COMPANIES IN CANADA
    by sharpshooteradmin on May 14, 2019 at 5:45 pm

    Data (facts and statistics collected for analysis) is increasingly important to business growth. In fact, 90 per cent of all… View Article

  • SHORT YET STRONG FUNDS FOR BUILDING AN EMPIRE OF SUCCESS
    by sharpshooterseo on May 10, 2019 at 5:24 pm

    The financial support is vital for organizing set-up and to finance daily business operations, but sometimes it is challenging to… View Article

  • Common Mistakes You Should Avoid While Starting a Small Business
    by sharpshooteradmin on May 5, 2019 at 2:07 pm

    Knowing that you are here because you either want to start your business or have already started it, we congratulate you on the efforts as of yet. Starting your own business or actualizing your dream is an immense effort and you need to be commended for it. However, this is just the start of the journey. There are countless complications and other obstacles you will have to overcome for success as an entrepreneur.

  • How to Overcome the Startup Funding Challenge
    by sharpshooteradmin on May 1, 2019 at 8:08 am

    Funding day-to-day operations is always a challenge for startups. The lack of funding options is one of the main reasons business owners end up filing for bankruptcy and liquidating their setup.

  • BEST FASHION COMPANIES IN TORONTO
    by sharpshooteradmin on April 23, 2019 at 12:07 am

    Canada is proving itself more and more as a country that has something to offer the fashion industry. While Canadian… View Article

  • Your Guide to Managing Small Business Inventory
    by sharpshooteradmin on April 18, 2019 at 5:27 am

    As a small business owner, you need to keep an eye on all facets of the business to ensure its survival and growth. You cannot slack on any aspect of running a business as it will eventually come and haunt you in the long run.

  • Everything You Need to Know About Your Business’s Liquidity
    by sharpshooteradmin on April 12, 2019 at 6:54 pm

    Once you initiate your dream of a startup, you will realize that there are numerous concepts that you had no prior idea of. All of these concepts dictate the way business is run and ensure your success as a new small business. While all other concepts have their importance as well, the financial concepts required for running a business are important for your success. We realize how a poor grasp on financial concepts governing business can impact your profitability and growth. Within financial concepts as well, some are extremely important while others that don’t hold much value. One such concept that is extremely important to the success of your business is liquidity, and here we will be discussing everything you need to know about liquidity inside your business.

  • Credibility Checklist for Small Businesses before they Secure a Loan
    by sharpshooterseo on April 9, 2019 at 10:18 am

    Regardless of how good you are at managing your small business, there will come a time when you might need a small business loan for your organization. A small business loan isn’t just meant to help you out of a cash crunch, but it can also be your messiah when you are facing tough times as a brand. The hassle of a cash crunch is a bit too much to manage for most small businesses, which is why they are left with no other option but to get a small business loan.

  • A Guide For Entrepreneurs To Have A Progressive Startup In Surrey
    by sharpshooterseo on April 6, 2019 at 7:42 pm

    Surrey, a suburban, the second largest city of the province, British Columbia, is an industrial and educational hub. Besides, the… View Article

  • Nurture Your Business In Victoria, British Columbia
    by sharpshooterseo on March 30, 2019 at 5:49 pm

    The garden city, Victoria, is the capital city of British Columbia and is a famous tourist destination throughout the year… View Article

  • Tips You Can Follow to Move Your Offline Business Online
    by sharpshooteradmin on March 23, 2019 at 12:27 pm

    Change is the only thing constant in this universe. As humans, our ability to change what we do defines us and separates us from going towards failure. The formula to success is different for every change, and what worked for you or your ancestors in the past wouldn’t work for you in the present. Running a business is all about embracing change in its purest form and making sure that you can implement these changes for the cumulative growth of your brand and your business.

  • How to Thrive as a Small Business in Toronto with Less Than Ideal Funding
    by sharpshooterseo on March 18, 2019 at 2:58 pm

    Toronto is a great place to start a business. Not only is it one of the biggest cities in North… View Article

  • Managing Cash Flow for a Seasonal Business
    by sharpshooterseo on March 12, 2019 at 10:07 am

    Cash flow is undoubtedly the one thing that can help a small business make sure that they grow progressively over time. A business that has plans to grow in the nearby future should keep a stringent check on their cash flow, so that they experience whatever growth they have in mind.

  • TORONTO’S BIOTECH INDUSTRY
    by sharpshooteradmin on March 6, 2019 at 11:29 pm

    The Canadian biotechnology and life sciences sector is a significant contributor to Canada’s innovation economy, and one of the country’s… View Article

  • How to Get a Business Loan with a Poor Credit Score
    by sharpshooterseo on March 5, 2019 at 10:06 am

    A poor credit score can be a hassle for literally every business. Not only does the credit score happen to put your business and your processes at risk, but it can also lead you into complete disarray. If you have a poor credit score, you wouldn’t be able to qualify for most business lending opportunities and wouldn’t be able to build a positive credit profile for yourself.

  • Establish Your Dream Project In GTA, Ontario
    by sharpshooterseo on February 20, 2019 at 5:43 pm

    GTA or Greater Toronto Area, the metropolitan and the most populated area of Toronto, is a unique combination of classic… View Article

  • Methods You Can Follow to Reduce Your Cost of Inventory
    by sharpshooterseo on February 15, 2019 at 10:16 am

    Holding inventory for a certain period of time has many costs associated with it, which can make any business go bust. As a business owner you need to realize the cost of holding on to inventory and should make sure that you try your best to limit it.

  • WHAT ENTREPRENEURS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT VANCOUVER BC
    by sharpshooteradmin on February 10, 2019 at 9:51 pm

    Vancouver is a great place to build a company and hire strong technical and design talent for much lower salaries… View Article

  • Helping Canadian Small Businesses Reach Their Financing Goals
    by sharpshooteradmin on February 5, 2019 at 5:23 pm

    If you own a small business, it is highly likely that you are going to need access to some form of short term funding at some point in your career.

  • GREAT PODCASTS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
    by sharpshooteradmin on January 23, 2019 at 10:10 pm

    With upwards of 700k active podcasts out there, it’s not always easy to choose what to listen to. So we… View Article

  • Commercial Financing Helps You Strike While the Iron Is Hot
    by sharpshooterseo on January 20, 2019 at 10:05 pm

    At SharpShooter Funding, we’re the financing experts for small and medium-sized businesses. We provide excellent service and varied solutions that… View Article

  • Small Business Loans
    by sharpshooteradmin on January 15, 2019 at 1:59 pm

    Small business owners rarely let the lack of resources prevent them from generating new business ideas. Newly established companies that went on to become big names only did so due to the ability of their owners to dream big and do big.

  • Questions to Ask Yourself before Getting a Small Business Loan
    by sharpshooterseo on January 11, 2019 at 10:18 am

    A small business runs on the finance that you pour in it. No small business would be able to perform well without the right finances being poured in it. For a small business to be successful, it is necessary that there be frequent growth and progression. Now, if you want growth you need external funding from parties that are willing to invest with you.

  • Common Errors in Your Credit Report and How to Get Them Fixed
    by sharpshooterseo on December 18, 2018 at 10:18 am

    Your business credit report is an indication of your business and how you are performing as an organization. Any errors in the credit report can significantly haunt you in the long run, as you look to think of ways to get a small business loan.

  • Drive Your Business To Skyrocketed Success In London, Ontario
    by sharpshooterseo on December 11, 2018 at 6:43 pm

    The forest city and the regional center of education and health care, London stands at 11th position as the largest… View Article

  • Kitchener – Waterloo, A Place Of Interest For Entrepreneurs
    by sharpshooterseo on November 20, 2018 at 12:10 am

    If you are an enthusiastic entrepreneur and planning to jumpstart your dream project plus standard quality life is your top… View Article

  • Cost Effective Ways to Promote Your Small Business
    by sharpshooterseo on November 3, 2018 at 10:07 am

    Marketing plays an important role in the promotion of small businesses. When you first launch your brand, you have to make sure that you explain what you’re doing to everyone and make people aware of your processes and your details. People should know the details regarding what you do and should trust you with purchases.

  • Richmond Hill – A City Of Opportunities For Start-Ups
    by sharpshooterseo on October 20, 2018 at 8:33 pm

    What will you call a place that encompasses lush greenery and has a temperate climate, which is an incredible combination… View Article

  • How to Analyze Businesses before Investing in Them
    by sharpshooterseo on October 10, 2018 at 3:27 pm

    Before you go on to invest in any business, you have to take out some time and make sure that you have your homework done as far as the future of the business is concerned. As an investor, we and many other agencies are very careful before we invest in any business.

  • Important Information Present On Your Credit Report
    by sharpshooterseo on September 18, 2018 at 3:32 pm

    In this world of credit, your ability to get some credit as a business is heavily dependent on the kind of credit report you have. You seriously cannot build and maintain a quality credit report, without knowing the metrics that go into identifying the credit standing you have.

  • Pros and Cons of Getting a Small Business Loan from a Private Lender
    by sharpshooterseo on August 18, 2018 at 3:32 pm

    Getting the right funding for your business can be quite a hassle. Most people have shortlisted banks as the best possible option for them when they are looking for funding, but the bank isn’t always the best way to go forward. When you look for funding you should make sure that you go for the option that is best for you. Going for an option that isn’t suited to your needs can cost you quite a lot.

  • Halifax – A Land Of Local Businesses
    by sharpshooterseo on August 8, 2018 at 12:07 am

    There is a long list of well-developed countries whose unique charm will attract you like a magnet. You can have… View Article

  • Windsor – A Place To Empower Local Businesses
    by sharpshooterseo on July 23, 2018 at 6:46 pm

    Windsor is a place where entrepreneurs can not only grow but develop and establish their businesses as well. The economy… View Article

  • Reasons Why You Should Get a Small Business Loan
    by sharpshooterseo on July 8, 2018 at 3:36 pm

    No small business loan can operate it without external funding for a long period of time. There has to come a time in the life of a small business, when they require external funding for the success of their business. If you have a small business of your own, and require external funding to make sure that your profits remain constant, then you would know all about this.

  • Cash Flow Problems Your Business Should Look to Avoid
    by sharpshooterseo on June 6, 2018 at 3:27 pm

    Cash is an important ingredient in the success of your business, and it is necessary that you manage it with all the care that is expected out of you. You cannot seriously let your cash slip out of your hands, as your business is left in a liquidity crunch of sorts just when it is showing signs of growth.

  • Why are Financial Statements Important?
    by sharpshooterseo on May 23, 2018 at 3:44 pm

    You have just started your own small business and are excited about the prospects that you have in mind. However, your accountant has been pestering you with suggestions ever since you started the business and is telling you to maintain a thorough check on accounts so that the financial statements are a true reflection of the business you are running.

  • Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Mix Business and Personal Credit
    by sharpshooterseo on April 18, 2018 at 12:29 pm

    For innumerable reasons, you should avoid mixing your business credit with your personal credit. There is a reason why you have the option to keep your business credit profile separate from the personal credit profile. Mixing the two wouldn’t just make it hard for you to report the progress you’re making as a business but would also stop you from doing functions that are generally expected out of all businesses.

  • Types of Funding Options
    by sharpshooterseo on April 7, 2018 at 3:44 pm

    Expansion and growth is something that every business plans to achieve during some time in the future. Every business has certain goals and objectives that they would want to meet through their expansion plans. No business has time to waste here, which is why we have mentioned the different types of funding options you have when it comes to an expansion plan.

  • Tips You Can Follow to Prepare Your Store for your National Day
    by sharpshooterseo on March 9, 2018 at 3:36 pm

    The National Day in any country is a great moment for people across the nation to rejoice. Some celebrate it on the day they gained independence, while others have any other unique celebration, but there is almost always a national day that is celebrated across that nation.

  • Tips You Can Follow for Securing a Business Loan
    by sharpshooterseo on February 8, 2018 at 3:36 pm

    Your new business is doing just about fine. You have gone through the early period of uncertainty and are about to head towards a new period of smooth sailing. You cannot wait but enter the ship that sails towards business growth. But, you don’t seem to have the right cash reserves and an approaching cash crunch seems to be scaring you. Such a situation can be quite heartbreaking for many small business owners, as they aren’t able to safeguard their business and are left with no other option other than falling in the trap of cash congestion.

  • Things to Consider Before Opening Your Own Restaurant
    by sharpshooterseo on January 6, 2018 at 3:40 pm

    Opening a restaurant of your own is not an easy thing to manage. You have to take numerous things into consideration and should also make sure that the end choice you select is in your best interest. Even the slightest lack of judgment can stop your progress and can cost you a lot in the long run. If you’re serious about running your restaurant then you should take these things into consideration before you take any step forward:

  • Ways to Improve Your Business Credit Profile
    by sharpshooterseo on December 5, 2017 at 12:41 pm

    In the eyes of all private lenders and banks, your credit profile is the single most important thing about your business. Lending agencies, including traditional banks, judge your business on the basis of the kind of credit profile you have maintained. If your credit profile doesn’t show a promising sign of your business, no lender would want to be associated with you.

  • Tips from Experienced Restaurateurs over How to Prepare for the Holiday Season
    by sharpshooterseo on November 12, 2017 at 12:41 pm

    The holiday season is by far the busiest time of the year for any restaurant small business owner. This is the time when families are at home, and the only thing they want to do is go out and eat. If you’re a small restaurant owner during this time of the year, you have plenty of profits to gain and money to make.

  • Tips Business Owners Should Know About Addressing Cash Flow Problems
    by sharpshooterseo on October 15, 2017 at 12:47 pm

    Cash flow problems are becoming a big menace for businesses across the globe. We have numerous times highlighted in our blogs just how important it is for you to keep a stringent check on your cash flow. You should make sure that your cash flow is balanced and that there are no irregularities as such in it.

  • The Top Small Business Trends You Can Expect This Year
    by sharpshooterseo on September 12, 2017 at 12:41 pm

    The world of business is progressing by leaps and bounds, and we have entered an era where businesses across different industries are competing against each other to become stable and more organized.

  • What to do after Getting Your Small Business Loan Rejected by a Bank
    by sharpshooterseo on August 7, 2017 at 12:49 pm

    As a small business owner there will come a time when you will have to head towards a bank or any other financial institute for assistance related to funding. You should make sure that you have all of the desired documents covered when you apply for the loan, so that no stone is left unturned.

  • The Pros and Cons of a Bank Loan
    by sharpshooterseo on July 13, 2017 at 12:22 pm

    Bank loans have long been the only funding option available to the masses. Fair enough, we had individual lenders available back in the day, but banks have for a good part of the last century been the go to spot for businesses to meet their cash flow needs.

  • The Most Common Expenses You Can Deduct to Increase Your Profits
    by sharpshooterseo on June 6, 2017 at 12:41 pm

    When you first start of a small business of your own, you need to realize that every dollar you make counts. You should be looking to be as frugal as you possibly can to make sure that you’re saving dollars and are helping your business grow rather than killing it with expenses.

  • TOP JOB SITES IN CANADA
    by sharpshooteradmin on May 15, 2017 at 12:06 am

    Companies often invest a large budget in searching for qualified individuals with the talent to outweigh the competition. Canada has… View Article

  • Habits That Successful Entrepreneurs Have
    by sharpshooterseo on May 6, 2017 at 11:05 am

    Many people working in 9 to 5 positions currently feel the brunt of their daily routines. These employees realize that there is not much ground to cover being an employee, and there will come a time when they will have to take the eventual step towards financial independence. This step usually comes when you start your own business and strive towards making it more successful over time.

  • Some of the Frequently Asked Questions for Short Term Business Loans
    by sharpshooterseo on April 16, 2017 at 12:26 pm

    Short term business loans are currently the rage within people and everyone wants to get their hands on them. Business owners have realized the benefits hosted within short term loans around them and are seriously thinking of them as possible options for correcting the issues in their cash flow and financial statements.

  • Questions to Ask Yourself before Getting a Small Business Loan
    by sharpshooterseo on March 4, 2017 at 12:22 pm

    Small business owners can really be tempted with the thought of having some excess cash on their hands when it comes to their business needs. All small business owners have a limited initial invested amount to play with, which is why it is necessary that they make the best out of that amount and also look for alternative sources of financing for getting the best results possible from the process.