The 6 Key Areas to prepare for Underwriting an SBA loan and Equipment Lease
In this video, we focus on your personal credit which is the first area listed in the 5 key areas to prepare for an SBA loan and an equipment lease.
Three Reasons 2021 is the BEST Time to Franchise Your Business
It seems odd to believe that now would be a good time to expand a business through franchising, considering we are just on the other side of 2020 and all that came with it. However, there is good news to be had for franchisors. Several factors support the idea that 2021 may be the best year yet to franchise a business, here are three of the top reasons to consider.
Between Now and Normal –Turning Back On the Franchise System - Part 2
We all thought 2021 would bring us “normal”, but this seems to be the decade that just keeps on giving. We are in the middle of this 3-part series, we will look at some best practices, or possibly let’s continue to say ‘anticipated best practices’ on how to Turn Your Franchise System Back On.
Franchise Consulting: A Great Alternative to Franchising
Franchise Consulting is the kind of business that can check all the boxes on a franchise seeker’s wish list: home based, lucrative, flexible schedule, growth industry, fulfilling, interesting. A career as a Franchise Consultant can be a great alternative to franchising.
First Area Representative Agreement signed for TaxAssist Accountants in New Jersey
TaxAssist Accountants, the UK’s largest network of small business specialist accountants and leading tax and accounting franchise, which launched in the US earlier in the year, has signed its first Area Representative Agreement with President Hal Gross.
The Silver Lining of Franchise Marketing and Operational Shifts in 2020
When COVID-19 lockdowns and travel restrictions went into effect in March 2020, franchise professionals needed to pivot quickly to alter lead generation efforts which focused on leading candidates toward in-person meetings. Now that we have implemented several months of modified franchise marketing and sales tactics, we can see that some of these changes are actually systemic improvements that may well become a part of the franchise marketing process even post-pandemic.
The Lifestyle of a Small Business Consultant
The job market has changed drastically in the past year. Folks have been furloughed, laid off, or have realized that there is more to life than the 9 to 5 grind. Even though a secure job is a thing of the past, there is a silver lining. Small business consulting jobs have been helping people gain control over their careers, their security, and their work-life balance. A career as a small business consultant offers an ideal schedule and huge potential for growth.
Different Types of SBA Loans Video
In this video, we outline the 3 different types of SBA loans available to startup and existing companies. It is the most common loan type because the SBA backs a significant amount of the loan which reduces the risk of the lender. The main types of SBA loans & their key characteristics are as follows:
Word on The Street: Be Legally Ready for Franchise Opportunities in 2021
There is so much hype in the franchising industry right now. Despite the ebbs and flows of a global pandemic and the stops and starts of an unpredictable election year, franchising experts agree that 2021 may be the biggest year for franchise sales in a decade. This kind of bump is attributed to a rise in an unemployed high-level workforce, low interest rates, increase in personal collateral and easier adaptability of system operations to “new normal” regulations than non-system or independent business models.