Best Banking for Small Business Startup Loans
Start / January 5, 2021

Best Banking for Small Business Startup Loans

Photograph by Leigh Reighton/Corbis Question: What steps should I take before applying for a loan to open a small business? I’d like to maximize my chances of getting a good response. Answer: Getting a small business bank loan is never easy, and it’s been especially difficult since the financial crash of 2008 and the lingering credit crunch. Even though small business…

Marketing Giveaways for Small Business
Marketing / December 16, 2020

Marketing Giveaways for Small Business

Our series on promotion for small businesses rolls on today with an insightful look at the power of promotional products from our friends at Vistaprint. In a recent blog post, they discussed five major benefits of using promotional products as a marketing tactic, which we’d like to share with you today. Consider this statistic: of the people surveyed, 52% said their…

Starting a Small Business From Scratch
Start / November 26, 2020

Starting a Small Business From Scratch

Welcome to Vend’s retail startup guide—a comprehensive “retail roadmap” that walks you through the ups and downs (and sometimes confusing parts) of setting up a brick-and-mortar store. Outlined below are the steps required to start a retail business. You’ll learn how to choose what products to sell, how to select the right location, how to finance your venture, and…

Sample Business Plan for Small Food Business
Business Planning Tools / November 6, 2020

Sample Business Plan for Small Food Business

Fresin Fries is a locally owned fast food outlet that will be positioned as an international franchise through our creative approach to the company s image and detail presentation. Fresin Fries will provide a combination of excellent food at value pricing, with fun packaging and atmosphere. Fresin Fries is the answer to an increasing demand for snack-type fast food…

Easy Small Business to START
Start / October 11, 2020

Easy Small Business to START

You can start a business in Georgia easily with the right resources. There are some questions to answer before you get started, like what kind of a business license do you need, do you need to register your business with the state, what tax structure is best for your small business, and other questions. Also, you should learn about labor laws and where you go to obtain…

Good Small Business to START
Start / September 21, 2020

Good Small Business to START

This isn’t to say that there s anything wrong with starting a part-time business or starting a business when you are still working at a job. People have different energy levels and different capabilities. It’s just to say that to give yourself the best shot at starting a business, you have to be able to focus on it. So it’s the wrong time for starting a business if…

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