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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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Nov 27, 2018

Tim Bornholdt is an entrepreneur, software developer, videographer, and the founder of The Jed Mahonis Group where he specializes in helping businesses to strategize, design, develop, and deploy custom iOS and Android mobile application systems that bring their products and services right to their customer's front door. Past applications include the Great Clips app, which allows salon customers to check into a salon, walk in, and sit down, Kwikly, a platform that lets dental offices find and hire qualified dentists, hygienists, and assistants, and Green Mill, which allows customers of the legendary Minnesota pizza chain to browse menus and place orders for delivery, among others.  While he founded the Jed Mahonis Group immediately after graduating college in 2010, Tim is also a videographer who has seen his work featured on Fox Business Channel, CNBC, and Bloomberg International, and a podcaster with Olympian Carrie Tollefson on her C Tolle Run podcast and his own show, Constant Variables.

 

During This Show We Discuss…

How apps work

The types of apps a business can create

How an app can help a business

The industries that are best to have an app

How to turn offline processes into an app

How to first get started with creating an app

How to find the right app developer

How to pick the best app designer or creator

How long it takes to build an app

How much an app costs to build

The features that make an app expensive

How to get an app to pay for itself

How to get an app into the app store

Are there other places I should put my app?

How your app can compete with a bigger company

The biggest mistakes to avoid when building an app

And much more…

Nov 20, 2018

During this show, you will discover …

How your strengths and your business strengths can match up to funding

Conventional funding is generally not an option for startups

SBA loans are usually off the table

Cash flow financing is not an option because the company has not been in business for a year

Private investors may or may not work out

But startups can still get funding!

Unsecured financing, and unsecured business credit cards with either good personal or business credit is an option

Another possibility is getting a loan with collateral, such as securities or a 401(k), or working with a guarantor

Accounts receivable and inventory can be used for financing

Inventory can also be used can also be used to secure loans …

… as can equipment

Business owners can sell their equipment and lease it back to qualify for a loan

Building business credit can work for any business …

… including startups

It is an asset which will help for years to come

It is a good idea to build business credit …

… even when you do not need it

More choices for funding including startup loans, even from the SBA

There is also crowdfunding

Or try to get a grant from a federal, state, or local government

And much more...

Nov 13, 2018

Robert Hartline went from selling cell phones from the trunk of his car in college in Murfreesboro, TN to building a chain of 61 wireless stores called Absolute Wireless.  Along with Callproof a software company, Dang It Repair a phone repair business with 8 locations and Hytch a carpooling service which launched in September 2017.  Robert Hartline is a serial entrepreneur, who built his businesses to where today they generate $100+ Million in total revenue.  

Robert lives with his wife and two young boys half the year in Nashville and the other in Costa Rica...  Robert enjoys traveling, learning new technology, surfing, off-roading, skiing and lots of travel...  Roberts newest company Shift Your Time coaches entrepreneurs how to move internal communication from email to phone to a app called Marco Polo saving business leaders 40 hours a month.  

 

During This Show We Discuss…

How the way we communicate with customers is changing

The biggest trends in the business communication space you should know about

The biggest recent game-changers when it comes to business communication

How to re-connect with unresponsive prospects

Strategies to better mine inbound call leads

How response time links to results with sales calls

How and why people are reducing face-to-face meetings

How to effectively build a relationship without face-to-face meetings

How story can help start conversations with prospects

The best questions to ask when qualifying prospects

The biggest communication mistakes people make and how to avoid them

Top platforms people are using to change the way they communicate

The demise of email as a communication method

Conversations you should never have through email

The problems with Facebook Messenger you should know about

How Marco Polo works, and why is it different?

And much more…

Nov 6, 2018

During this show, you will discover …

How the steps to building business credit do more than just get you a credit card

How building business credit also helps build your business

Why the steps matter…

… and how it is not just to go through the motions and get a credit card

How business legitimacy and business mentors can improve your odds of succeeding

Why it matters to open bank accounts in the business name…

… and where the company online presence makes a difference

How there are funding opportunities at every business stage

Why playing to your strengths can get you funding

Where to go if you have collateral…

… and where to find and get creative about collateral

How to leverage good personal credit

Where building business credit helps even startups

How to find and decide about angel investors and venture capital

Where to find government grants

How unsecured business financing really works

Secrets of how to succeed at crowdfunding

And much more...

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