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Get the best tips and tricks for business loan advice. The process of obtaining a business loan can be tricky if not downright confusing. The goal of the business loan is to provide your company with the financing it needs to handle its operations. Getting the wrong loan could put you in a position where you eventually struggle to repay the debt.

10 Qualifying Questions Truck Lenders Will Ask

Truck Lenders Financing

Ready to Lend For truck lenders, applying for a truck loan doesn’t have to be difficult. Arming yourself with the right information will prepare you for the task. If you’re working with an efficient finance company, they will most likely prequalify their clients prior to asking them for an application. There’s no point in wasting the customers time on filling out an application and sending over the other required paperwork if it can be predetermined they are not qualified by Read More


Do Not Sell Your Clients, Provide Value for Them

The market place today is very tricky especially to the seller. The buyer today has become so knowledgeable of the market thanks to the many sellers and an influx of information especially from Google! Almost any product you present on the market today, the customer knows much about it. They know much about other similar products in the market, and they could have used the product before and maybe been left disappointed. As such, convincing a buyer that your product Read More


Lessons Learnt From the Mistakes of Larger Companies (i.e. Sony)

When starting your small company, the biggest fear is the fear of failure due to some unforeseen mistake. Making mistakes is part of business but one should endeavor to avoid making any fatal mistake. Small businesses usually make the most mistakes in business due to inexperience but it does not mean that large companies are immune to making mistakes as we have often witnessed with several mega companies. There are many lessons that one can learn from the mistakes of Read More


Fuel Saving Tips For Big Rigs

As an owner operator one of largest expenses you have is fuel and maintenance on your truck. Luckily gas prices are down right now, but let’s not forget where prices were almost double todays price. Those days will be back, and you’ll want to make sure you are already taking the right step forward on saving fuel. Don’t worry, there’s technology to help you with these tasks to make this easier on you! Aerodynamics These trucks are built & tested Read More


Do your employees have sufficient customer service skills?

In business, customer service skills are crucial if you are to maintain your customers and make any meaningful sales. If you have several employees working under you, it is important that they all understand the importance of good customer service skills or you will be doing all the positive customer service and they will be undoing all your good work. Below are some outstanding customer service skills that any employee should muster.   Have a smile for all customers This Read More


How to improve your credit for 2016

How To Clean Your Credit

Your credit score is very important as it determines how willing lenders will be to lend you money. A good credit score will help you get better mortgages, credit cards accounts, and other items such as car insurance, mobile phone contracts, bank accounts, and other financial products. A bad credit score will make life hard for you when trying to get a loan or when trying to get the best deal when purchasing financial products. If you intend to improve Read More


Allowing your employees to use their cell phones at work

Allowing your employees to use their cell phone at work

  Should you allow cell phones usage in the workplace? The mobile phone is today an important item for the modern man. We put a lot of importance on our hand held phones due to the many important benefits they offer. Today’s phones are not only used to receive and make calls. Mobile phones are now used for sending text messages, sending emails, updating social media sites, taking photos, playing games, and accessing many other applications. As such, the use Read More


How to Avoid Employee Conflict

How to Avoid Employee Conflict

Do you experience drama between employees within the workplace? At the workplace, you can be sure that drama in the form of conflict will raise its ugly head at one time or another. As a leader, you should always be ready and well equipped to deal with any conflict in order to restore a productive working environment. Conflicts that are not resolved on time or those that are not resolved efficiently are likely to develop into bigger problems that might Read More


Quick Tips On How To Ask For Referrals

Business Loans

If you’re in sales, asking for referrals should be second nature. In today’s competitive world, there are many ways that one could market their products or services. Amongst all the many marketing strategies, referrals are one of the most effective yet inexpensive strategies. This is because all you have to do is to impress one customer and encourage them to spread word about your business. Referrals, unlike many other marketing strategies, carry a lot of weight due to their immediate Read More


Inexpensive Ways To Keep Employees Motivated

Thank You

A simple “thank you” goes a long way and is a huge motivator! Many times, we hear disgruntled employees moan about their jobs and many times, they have cause to complain due to their superiors’ unappreciative nature. As a superior, there is what you expect from your employees, and for this, you pay them a salary or wage. If an employee goes out of their way and does extra, it is important to notice the effort and if possible reward Read More