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The Business Credit and Financing Show

The Business Credit and Financing Show is produced by Credit Suite and hosted by Ty Crandall, business credit expert and best-selling author of Perfect Credit and Business Credit Decoded. Each week we talk about the business growth strategies that matter most to entrepreneurs. Listen in as we discuss the secrets to getting credit cards, loans, and credit lines to start and grow your business, even when you think you can’t get financing at a bank. And enjoy as we talk with seasoned business owners, coaches, influencers, and industry leaders on a variety of business growth strategies from how to market, hire, scale, increase revenue and profit, and the nuts and bolts of running a highly successful business. Listeners leave every 30-60-minute episode with actionable information you can use to start, grow, and fund a highly profitable business.
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Now displaying: April, 2018
Apr 26, 2018

During this show, you will discover …

Funding options which do not require good personal credit

Sources of business funding which go beyond the traditional lender like a bank or the SBA

Options for funding which are attainable even with bad personal credit

How cash flow financing and business revenue lending can allow you to leverage good cash flow to your business

How to tap into your 401(k) for financing

What a microloan is, and where to get one

How to qualify for government grants at the state, federal, and city levels

Secrets of crowdfunding and why it won’t work for just any business

How to get business credit cards

How to build good business credit – we break down the steps

How the credit reporting agencies use trade references

How many payment experiences you need at each level to move onto the next one for building business credit

Where to get even more trade accounts

Apr 24, 2018

Roy Barker, has spent his career working with businesses of all types to improve their sales and marketing strategies. He believes that any company can improve their financial position through revenue optimization, expense management, managing employee turnover, and operational efficiencies.  For the past 19 years, Roy has consulted with Senior Living Communities to improve their resident services and optimize operations. He has proven to be instrumental in helping communities increase their occupancy by refining their sales processes, marketing strategies, marketing team development, and prospect seminars.

 

During This Show We Discuss…

The most common reasons people leave organizations

The real cost to an organization to lose a team member

The best methods to retain employees

How to best determine if a team member is not happy where they are

The types of feedback loops that should be in place to get real time feedback from team members

How to keep employees engaged, and happy in their positions

The types of quarterly or annual reviews you should be doing

When an organization should consider raises for their team, and how much to consider

How to create a culture where team members want to stay

The types of employment contracts you should use

Whether you should, or should not have team members sign a non-compete

If a team member is not happy where they are, should you or should not you try them in another position

How to attract great talent

The types of things that are musts during interviews

Whether personality tests be given to new potential hires, and if so what these reveal

How to know if a potential hire is a good cultural fit

The type of onboarding and training process that works best

And much more…

Apr 19, 2018

During this show, you will discover 27 mistakes that most business owners make when applying for financing that gets them denied, and see the exact steps you should take to not fall into this trap.

You will discover:

EXACTLY why business owners get denied for credit and loans and how to easily get approved

The secrets to getting lender and credit issuer computers to automatically approve you for both credit and loans

7 reasons your business name can get you an immediate decline without the lender even looking at your actual application

The 2 entity types that lenders and credit issuers find most credible and that reduce your personal liability

8 things you should know about your business address that will get you denied for funding

6 things you must do on a credit application with your phone number to get approved

Why your website and email address can get you “flagged” by lender computers and get you an immediate denial

How lenders really gauge how long you have been in business (no, it is often not the day you setup your entity)

The checks lenders will use to look up your business with the business credit reporting agencies… and how your credit quality and scores are used to determine your approval

5 business credit reports reviewed to see what lenders see on the reports that got the applicants denied

3 types of credit lenders look at to determine approval… and which types of lenders look at which types of credit, so even with bad personal credit you can still be approved

The “lendable” formula to see if you re lendable now with a simple 3-step check

And much more…

Apr 17, 2018

Joe Kashurba grew the freelance web design business that he started in high school into a digital agency with a virtual team and clients around the world. He went from building $300 websites to building $30,000 websites and managing 6-figure digital advertising budgets for some of the largest manufacturing and construction companies. Joe now advises and mentors other freelance web designers and digital agency owners on how to develop and scale their businesses.   Joe has been interviewed for numerous podcasts and talk radio shows including the Conscious Millionaire podcast and the School for Startups Radio show which is broadcast across the country on AM/FM radio.  Joe graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Information Science and a minor in Computer Science.

During This Show We Discuss…

What is hot right now in the world of digital marketing

What you should know about Facebook ads, but probably do not

What the future looks like when it comes to Facebook ads

Social media strategies that are killing it right now

The most effective strategies you should be using for Google AdWords

Strategies you can use now to get your first few clients from digital marketing

The metrics you should be tracking to get your best ROI

The biggest mistakes to avoid when it comes to digital advertising

How to find the right virtual contractors to work with

Tips to train and work with a virtual team

The best website elements you should have on your website now

Effective strategies to get ranked high in Google

And much more...

Apr 12, 2018

During this show, you will discover …

Our practical tips on how to increase your companys creditworthiness to get the credit your business needs to grow

Just what creditworthiness is, and why it can be the difference between a loan or credit with favorable rates …

… or no loan or credit at all

How the business credit reporting agencies use your credit score to determine if extending credit to your business is worth the risk

Just how vital your repayment history truly is

Where the length of your credit history comes into play

Why derogatory information is carefully inspected by creditors … and how responsible credit management can prevent some kinds of derogatory entries from EVER showing up on your business credit reports

Just how long derogatory information stays on your business credit reports

… because without being subject to the Fair Credit Reporting Act, there is no required date for derogatory entries to be removed!

How you can be creative with collateral to increase your chances of getting loans and credit … and why creditors want collateral, particularly from startups

Where your business cash flow comes into play

Just what a creditor is looking at on your balance sheets … and what all those numbers mean … and how to calculate them … and improve them

Plus practical tips on how to increase your company creditworthiness to get the credit your business needs to grow

Apr 10, 2018

Matt Theriault is a Marine Corps “Desert Storm” Veteran who enjoyed 15 successful years in the music business as a record producer and label owner. When the digital download killed the record store, he found virtually everything that he had built become obsolete in a matter of months. The demise of his music business was swift and unforgiving to the point that Matt was forced to start life, personally and professionally, from square one at the age of 34. The transition from a 7-figure year to $7-an-hour bagging groceries was a humbling one, to say the least. When the most unlikely of mentors, the grocery store manager, shared with Matt the wisdom “real estate is the final frontier where the average person has a legitimate shot at creating real wealth,” he embraced it, ran with it and has never looked back. Matt, now an accomplished real estate investor and mentor have built a cash flowing real estate portfolio of 100+ units over the last 10 years, is enjoying his financial independence, continues to build his portfolio and has discovered a new passion for creating systems and showing others how to replicate his results. You will find that his approach to real estate investing is conservative, simple, to the point and efficient.

 

During This Show, We Discuss…

How to make your initial purchases with limited funds

The best-proven strategies to invest with limited money to do so

How to obtain funds to invest if you have credit issue

Whether you should focus on a fix and flip or a buy and hold strategy

Why so many want to break into real estate investing, but so few succeed

The best strategies to find the right property

How to know the deal is right to consider buying

The price ranges to buy that are better than others

The types of systems to have in place to help you succeed

The types of relationships that are essential to succeeding in real estate investing

The types of inspections you should have done so you know of potential issues

How to best discover what price you may sell a property for down the road

The trends that are developing with real estate and real estate investing

Tricks you have learned that help you sell properties quickly if you need or want to

How to quickly build a portfolio of properties

What you should know about buying homes versus apartment complexes

What you should know about buying residential properties over commercial properties

And much more...

Apr 5, 2018

During this show, you will discover...

Why business credit gives your company an edge against your competition

What business credit is, and how it can help your company grow while at the same time protecting your personal credit

How business credit protects you from personal liability, even if your business goes into receivership

Why business credit gives your company an edge against your competition

How establishing an early, excellent business credit history can help you in lean times or even make it possible for you to take advantage of opportunities when your competition just plain can not

How treating your business like a business aligns with how the IRS sees your company

How trade credit can help – and business credit can get you loans

Why building business credibility pays dividends when building business credit

How your EIN and D-U-N-S numbers help you build credit for your business

How building your business credit in the specified order makes the process go more smoothly and minimizes and can even eliminate setbacks

Why monitoring your business credit and disputing errors helps keep your scores up

How to qualify for revolving store credit, fleet credit, and cash credit

How unsecured business financing can be the best solution for your business

Apr 3, 2018

Carl Allen is an entrepreneur, investor, and corporate dealmaker who has worked on transactions worth over $50 billion, which includes over 250 acquisitions and sales, together with more than 100 capital fund raising projects. In a 24-year career, Carl has analyzed thousands of businesses, big and small, in 17

different countries and across nearly every business sector, including technology, pharmaceuticals, transport and logistics, engineering, manufacturing, aerospace, consumer goods and services, business

services, retail, professional services, finance, packaging, and corporate clothing.  Carl has a solid reputation as an investor and corporate dealmaker, having worked for Bank of America, Hewlett-Packard, Forrester, and Gartner. He has advised some of the world largest corporations on investments, acquisitions, disposals, and restructuring, Carl has also assisted hundreds of business owners in raising both equity and debt finance. Carl walks the talk, having acquired and sold numerous businesses for himself. Carl is one of the world premier experts on buying and financing small business acquisitions and coaches more than 700 entrepreneurs all over the world to buy small businesses rather than starting new ones.

 

During This Show We Discuss…

The value of buying a business rather than founding one

How to decide what kind of business to buy

How to buy a business without using your own money

Which industries to focus on, or avoid

How to discover businesses that are for sale

How to make initial contact with potential business owners who are looking to sell

How to evaluate whether a business is worth buying

The factors to look at to find the right deal

The factors in the owner you should be looking for

How to best determine the value of a business

How much industry affects value

The factors in the financials you should be looking for to buy a business

Things business owners should focus on to make their business worth more

The steps a business owner should take before trying to sell

And much more...

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