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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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Jul 31, 2018

Technology is changing the very nature of work.  The rise of automation appears to be both destroying old ways of doing business while unlocking our “human” potential - to be creative and connected, aligning our work to purpose.  But navigating this new world comes with challenges. There are 1000’s of options to systemize a business.  With an extensive background in large scale IT and project management, Scott Gellatly, founded Scale My Empire after recognizing this growing overwhelm of solutions on the market and the need for smart, cost effective technology strategies for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners.  After many years of technology consulting and implementation, Scott has built a framework that can help any business owner to take control of the systems and scale up their business.

 

During This Show We Discuss…

What you need to know about digital transformation and digital disruption 

The different elements of digital transformation

The systems that you help business owners the most

What “the internet of things” is and what you should know about it

How blockchain technology is changing the way businesses operate

How artificial intelligence is changing the way we do business

What automated and visual reality will mean for business owners

How the user experience customers are having is changing with newer technology

Types of automation every business should be using

Types of digital platforms every business owner should be using

The best “tech stack” a business owner should have

The best CRM systems you should consider using

How to remove barriers while trying to adapt new technology

Simple steps to take to start systemizing a business

How to prioritize what to systemize

Unforeseen risks of changing to newer tech that you should know about

The best way to introduce new systems and tech to an organization

The core metrics that business owners should be tracking

And much more...

Jul 24, 2018

During this show, you will discover …

How taking steps to assure business legitimacy translates into far better chances of getting the business credit your startup needs

How fast you can get business credit … and how you can use it to build your startup

How building business credit benefits your consumer credit … and how keeping the two separate helps keep your consumer scores high

Why your lender wants your startup to look and feel legitimate … and how you can give forth an aura of legitimacy from the very beginning

How a business phone, fax, 411 listing, email address all matter to your lender … and how to easily give a lender exactly what they want and fewer reasons to turn you down

How your website adds legitimacy and gives you control over the story your company tells your lender … and why learning about your company from your website is so much better than your lender getting it from your competitors

How even your business email address factors into the impression of legitimacy … and why you shouldn’t even think about using Gmail!

How getting an EIN, a D-U-N-S number, and setting up a business entity foster feelings of legitimacy … and how these steps assure a lender of your commitment to your startup

How your personal credit score matters … and why maintaining an excellent payment reputation pays dividends

How Unsecured Business Financing can get you the cash you need now … and without exposing your company’s assets as collateral

How the Unsecured Business Financing process can get you 5 – 8 business credit cards with outstanding benefits and 5x the amount of your current highest limit account … and why working with a company specializing in obtaining Unsecured Business Financing gives you a far higher chance of success

Why developing tradelines matters for building business credit … and even nonreporting tradelines help

How you can move onto revolving store credit, fleet credit, and cash credit and how you can have excellent business credit in a mere 60 days

Why your payment history is the most important aspect of your business credit score and how on-time and in-full payments make a substantial difference

Jul 19, 2018

During this show, you will discover …

The names of three highly recommended true starter accounts which will help your company build business credit easily and quickly. You won’t be turned down!

How building business credit helps protect your personal credit scores

Why lenders and vendors want your business to feel legitimate to them – and the steps you can take to do that.

Where the IRS comes in – and how getting and EIN and choosing the best business entity will save your company money later

The order in which to build business credit, so you won’t be turned down

How getting a D-U-N-S number is vital to getting your first trade credit and kicking off the credit building process

Plus where to get your free D-U-N-S number

The names of true starter accounts so you won’t waste time hunting for them

We even tell you where to find them online and how best to build credit with them

How even non-reporting accounts can help your business

How and why you want to monitor your business credit and make sure your company’s business credit scores continue to improve, because good business credit scores make for better opportunities

We even show you how to save money on monitoring

How and when to move onto revolving store credit, cash credit, and fleet credit, and how all of these can help your business grow and thrive

How responsible credit management will more effectively help your scores than just about anything else you can do

And much more...

Jul 17, 2018

Kyle Hayungs expertise in capturing opportunities by closing exclusive deals, creating and implementing marketing strategies, and building multi-million-dollar businesses has led to be recognized as Entrepreneurs Below 25 People to Watch. He has been nationally recognized for his sale’s engineering by successfully raising over $25 million dollars in funding for new companies, as well as coming back from a troubled past to bootstrapping 3 companies in the last 5 years that have done over $10 million dollars in sales.

Kyles company Aspire Payments is an ATM, high-tech kiosk and credit card processing franchise that utilizes 22 different revenue options, including blockchain technology. He also runs Merchant’s Resource Group which assists small-mid size businesses in the areas of credit card processing, web development, custom software, marketing, sales development & automation, print, operating services, copyright and trademark IT development, and more. Past clients include: Coca Cola, Toyota, Singapore Airlines and Chevrolet. 

Kyle holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Vascular, General, and Obstetrical Sonography with a minor in Marketing. His philanthropy work focuses on veteran affairs, single mothers, first responders, and mentoring terminally ill and at-risk youth through organizations such as Beauty for Freedom, Ferrari Kid, Southwest Keys Program, ICON Talks and Living Beyond A Dream.

 

During This Show We Discuss…

How to overcome adversity and succeed

The fundamentals that are essential when starting a business

How to focus on running just one business at a time

How to succeed with starting a business with little money

The major components to focus on when growing a business

How to grow a business with little cash

How to raise funds to grow your business

How to actively manage multiple businesses

How to find the right people to grow and scale a business

How to build a truly-effective team

How important systems are in building a business

Why it is important to give back and help others

How to Franchise a business

How to easily get your own franchise

And much more...

Jul 12, 2018

During this show, you will discover …

How knowing your numbers gives you an honest assessment of your business … and how it sets your company apart from and above your competition What a P&L is and why you want one, even before a lender asks for it

Where Net Revenue and Cost of Goods Sold come in

What Gross Margin and Fixed and Variable Expenses are

How to figure Earnings Before Taxes and Net Income

How comparing P&L statements over time gives you a handle on the health of your business

What Gross Profit Margin is, and its relationship to Cost of Goods Sold (COGS)

How Operating Profit Margin measures company pricing strategy and operational efficiency

How Net Profit Margin measures the % from each dollar of sales a company keeps in earnings

How Operating Ratio shows how efficient management is … how rising operating ratios mean inefficiencies and falling operating ratios indicate efficiency

How trend analysis can give you a handle on whether your business is moving in the right direction … or not

And how you can use trend analysis to determine if your business needs a course correction

How knowing your numbers gives you an honest assessment of your business … and how it sets your company apart from and above your competition

Jul 10, 2018

Tim Alison is a lifelong entrepreneur, business coach, best-selling author and host of the Screw the Naysayers Podcast Show. At age 31 Tim walked away from a six-figure income and moved to a tiny fishing village in Nova Scotia, Canada. The naysayers laughed when he said he was starting an educational software company. They stopped laughing when sales topped $10 million. His life philosophy is simple- Know the Life You Want and Have the Courage to Live It.

During This Show We Discuss…

What is screw the naysayers all about

The 7 attributes of a happy entrepreneur

How to discover what truly makes you happy

How to find out what you REALLY want in life

Running a business is hard, how to do it and stay happy

Why the system is rigged for most people to settle

How important it is to live a life that aligns with your values

What the education system is doing that holds people back

The types of barriers that hold most entrepreneurs back

The types of false beliefs that hold most entrepreneurs back

How entrepreneurs can ignore the naysayers and press forward anyways

How business owners stay objective

The types of things that cause entrepreneurs to sabotage themselves

And much more...

Jul 5, 2018

During this show, you will discover …

Where the CRAs get information on your business online …

… and how you can help to put your companys best foot forward

That all business credit reporting agencies have the same mission …

… to measure if your business can pay its bills on time

Why business credit scores are not identical but should generally be close

Which public records the CRAs look at and why

Which information they get from the IRS

What creditors can voluntarily disclose

What you, the borrower, can disclose voluntarily …

… and how that information can help you

What the D&B Rating is …

… and why startups have such low D&B ratings

Where shared data enters the picture

How the CRAs get information on UCC filings and collections

What the CRAs are looking for from the Federal government

Where even news stories and press releases figure in

How you give up information to the CRAs every time you enter your company information into a directory, or you register your business, or if you incorporate

Where the CRAs get information on your business online …

… and how you can help to put your companys best foot forward

And much more...

Jul 3, 2018

John Matheson is the CEO of Commercial Loan Success, a software and education platform designed to help small business owners and property investors make more informed financing decisions. Using the Commercial Loan Success loan analysis software platform, commercial borrowers and commercial lenders can communicate more effectively, and borrowers are able to approach commercial lenders more confidently, already knowing that their transactions are lendable. Through Commercial Loan Success, John hopes to provide the resources and educational materials that small business owners, entrepreneurs, and real estate investors can use to confidently obtain financing and grow their businesses profitably, all without being at the mercy of the predatory lenders.

John is also the managing member of J. Healy Development, LLC. The company specializes in developing new projects into sustainable properties. John has been in the property development business for 26 years, and has been involved in transactions for developing, permitting, and/or financing of completed projects totaling over $50 million. Through J. Healy, John focuses on making multifamily, mixed-use, storage, and other commercial development properties more green and sustainable, lessening a propertys footprint while increasing its value.

 

During This Show We Discuss…

The factors that affect a business owners ability to get loans

Why most business loans are getting denied and how to get yours approved

What business owners can do to show they are worth investing in

What business owners can do to become more lendable

The numbers and financials lenders are looking at most

What within the numbers lenders are really looking for

The types of metrics lenders mostly use to make lending decisions

The banks that are lending more than others

How important it is to have assets to get an SBA loan

How important consumer and business credit are to qualify

The type of financials and financial data lenders are looking at

What lenders are looking at when it comes to investment properties

What property metrics lenders are looking at

How lender qualifying requirements change from a loan to a line of credit

How important it is that someone know their lendability before they apply

What business owners should be doing to build relationships with lenders before applying

And much more…

Jun 28, 2018

During this show, you will discover …

How to get your donors fired up to donate NOW and donate MORE

What the basics of crowdfunding are, and what the fine print says

The kinds of businesses which can do best with crowdfunding campaigns

How to get your donors excited about your campaign

Where your money should go if you are crowdfunding on a budget

How to put together attainable goals and stretch goals

What sorts of perks you should offer, and for how many levels

The basics of what Kickstarter charges, and what they will and will not allow

What Indiegogo charges, along with their why their fee structure will penalize you if you exceed your goal

Two alternative crowdfunding platforms which might be a better fit for your business needs than the big two

Plus how the law affects crowdfunding, and what sorts of questions might be litigated or legislated in the future

Jun 26, 2018

Ben Adkins is a Licensed Chiropractic Physician and the Founder of Closers Cafe. Ben grew his Chiropractic Practice using Facebook marketing and then went on to help other local businesses do the same with his agency. Ben created the Closers Café blog and mastermind when he realized that other local businesses around the globe also need effective marketing.  Closers Cafe is a resource for those who are looking to build their own Facebook ad agency, so they can help their community thrive.  Ben has been a highlighted keynote speaker at conferences all over the country including the ASK Method with Ryan Levesque, Traffic & Conversion Summit and Social Media Marketing World.

 

During This Show We Discuss…

The easiest way to get your first customer quickly from Facebook ads

The easiest and fastest way to scale to get more customers

Whether you should just start on Facebook, or advertise on Instagram as well

The best way to choose the right content for a Facebook ad

The types of images that work best with Facebook ads

Whether static images or video work best with Facebook ads

The type of costs there are to get a lead on Facebook

What is most important when choosing which guide to give away to attract new leads

What is most important to be on your landing page to get them to opt in

The types of things that should be on your exit page once they do opt in

How important it is to find a small offer for leads to buy on your exit page

How important having a sales funnel is to converting leads into sales

How you can build an effective sales funnel

The core components of a great funnel

The actions within a funnel that someone should take for a sales person to get involved

How to get referrals and testimonials

And much more...

Jun 21, 2018

During this show, you will discover …

How your choice of company name can sometimes be the difference between getting business funding… or not

How the IRS treats sole proprietorships, partnerships, and types of corporations …

… and how they tax these entities

Plus how those entities fare when they are (often inevitably) sued

How shares are divided up and who owns what in a partnership, an LLC, and more

How the choice of your company’s name matters

Why a too-generic name turns off your potential customers

How mashed-up and misspelled names look amateurish

Why some made up company names work, and others fail miserably

How your company name can flag you as being in a high risk industry …

… and you can lose out on funding that way

… and how you can fix that

Why considering what your business’s name looks like as a URL matters to future customers and when it comes to building company legitimacy which lenders like

And much more...

Jun 19, 2018

Sami Rusani is the Chief Revenue Officer at ShipChain, a blockchain based solution provider for the transport and logistics industry. After a successful $30 million raise in a week, they are now building a platform that will disrupt the multi trillion-dollar industry. As a serial entrepreneur, blockchain advocate/investor, and talent manager, Sam has worked with some of the biggest brands in the world, such as Sony, Fender, Virgin, Universal Music, Ogilvy, Heineken, VISA and Mercedes.

 

During This Show We Discuss…

What blockchain technology is

Why blockchain is so important to our future

Examples of how blockchain are being used today

How blockchain is at work in your business now

How blockchain will change the future

What ICOs are and how they work

How ICOs are changing the world of fundraising

The types of businesses can best benefit from ICOs

How to use ICOs to get money for your business

What all the hype is about with crypto currencies

What ShipChain is and how it’s disrupting logistics and transportation

And much more...

Jun 14, 2018

During this show, you will discover …

How having a DBA can protect your personal assets if your company is ever sued or goes bankrupt

What a DBA actually is, and how it keeps the general public informed …

… and why the general public has a vested interest in who owns which business

How a DBA helps to distinguish you from your business …

… even if you have a sole proprietorship

How you often need one to open a business bank account …

… which is one of the first steps toward building business credit not tied to your Social Security number

How your clients might even require that you have a DBA …

… in order to do business with them at all

How the IRS views a DBA

The various means of filing for a DBA …

… which differ from state to state

How having a DBA can protect your personal assets if your company is ever sued or goes bankrupt

How it even protects corporations and prevents confusion by creditors and the general public

How you can use multiple DBAs to build your own business empire …

… and the businesses don’t even need to be related to each other in ANY way

And much more...

Jun 12, 2018

Lance Edwards is living proof of his mantra that you do not have to “graduate” from single family to multifamily – you can start with multifamily, just like he did. Lance purchased his first deal (a four-plex apartment) in March 2003 with nothing down. Over the next 2 years, he went on to purchase 50 properties with nothing down on a part-time basis, while working his full-time corporate job.  In July 2005, investing in apartments allowed Lance to retire from his 20-year corporate career to start a full-time real estate business that acquires and flips multifamily properties.

In 2007, he added his training business to teach others how to create faster financial freedom by investing in apartments using none of their own money.  Lance has been speaking on how to raise private money and multifamily real estate investing to large and small groups around the country since 2005.  And he continues to aggressively invest in apartments while teaching others to do the same, all with no money down.

During This Show We Discuss…

Why apartment investing can be better than residential home investing

The types of returns you can make when investing in apartments

How to find the right property to buy?

How to know you’re getting the best deal

The tactics that work best with buying apartments with no money down

How to find investors where you don’t need to put money down

How to make money on apartments without taking ownership

The price range of apartments that is best to work with

How many units an apartment should have to consider investing

How to this to go from smaller apartment complexes to bigger ones

What MAPS is and how it helps you become a better investor

When to know it’s best to buy and hold versus fix and flip

How to find buyers when you decide to sell

Whether you should self-manage your apartments or hire a management company

How to find the best management company

How to get around needing to make expensive repairs

And much more...

Jun 5, 2018

During this show, you will discover …

How you can find angel investors who may be interested in investing in your company

Why angel investing can be a smart funding choice for startup companies

The differences between angel investors and venture capitalists

Where the term ‘angel investor’ comes from

Just what angel investors expect to get out of their association with you

The sorts of risks and rewards angels can expect

What angels are looking for when they consider whether to invest in your company

The percentage return they are seeking from their investment

The risks they are taking on when they invest in your company

What the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has to say about angel investors  …

… and which types of investors are covered by federal regulations

How to find affiliated and unaffiliated angel investors for your company

Online resources for locating angel investors

The names of the largest angel investment groups in the United States

And much more...

May 31, 2018

During this show, you will discover …

How creative funding methods not only save your personal credit …

… they also actively help your business get off the ground

How bootstrapping can harm your personal credit …

… and how building business credit and company legitimacy can save it

How to properly build business credit and get it right the first time

The difference between angel investors and venture capitalists …

… so you can see if either is right for your business

How invoice factoring can help your small business build relationships with creditors

The ins and outs of getting a loan through the SBA, or a microlender, or a bank

How you can get business credit cards

The secrets of crowdfunding and how to run a successful campaign...

… which includes saving time, money, and your sanity whether passing out perks or creating a pitch video

How unsecured business financing can be another way to fund your business …

… which depends on your consumer credit score but does not lower it

And much more...

May 29, 2018

Chris Prefontaine is a bestselling author and real estate investor with over 26 years of experience in the field, including 18 years as a builder, realtor, broker/owner and investor. He has always been an entrepreneur even when he did not know it. When he used to drag his wagon up to the street corner and sell junk from his closet or when he used to purchase gum by the pack and sell by the slice in middle school.  In 1991, Chris began building homes and built 100 homes before starting his own brokerage. He then become a broker/owner and was selling 100 homes a year with his small team. Since the 2008 debacle he realized he needed to reinvent his business so that he no longer had to use his own money or credit. After years of coaching independently, Chris founded Smart Real Estate Coach in 2014. The company coaches investors on how to scale & automate their business throughout the US and Canada- all without using their cash or credit. Chris and his team, which includes his kids, have done over $80 million in real estate transactions. They mentor, coach, consult and have Associates around the country doing exactly what they do. On top of that, they run their own buying and selling business so they are in the trenches every single week. Between their existing Associates around the Country and their own deals, they are still doing 5-10 properties every month and control as of now between $20 million -$25 million of real estate with little to no money down.

 

During This Show We Discuss…

How to get started with real estate investing

The types of ROI you can earn

3 ways to buy property with no money down

The best ways to start making revenue and profits quickly with real estate investing

How new investors build cashflow quickly

The challenges novice beginners face going against experienced investors and how to overcome them

Strategies to get leads of buyers before properties hit the MLS

The best ways for investors to access money to initially invest

What it means to “buy and sell a home on terms”

How to find sellers who are willing to do owner financing 

How to take over properties with tenants

When to know if you should buy and hold, or fix and flip

How an investor knows if residential or commercial is a better fit for them

How an investor knows if homes or apartments are a better fit for investing 

Whether you should use agents and the MLS to sell

What expired listings are, and how do you get them from realtors

Tactics to maximize profits on each deal

How many deals new investors should consider working with in their first year

How to work with rent-to-own buyers

The types of events investors should be attending to sharpen their skills

The types of coaching and mentor programs that are available

And much more...

May 24, 2018

During this show, you will discover:

Why real estate investments are booming …

Why banks and credit unions won’t provide traditional financing …

Why the SBA can not help …

How to access up to $150,000 in unsecured credit

Which kinds of funding you can get with bad credit …

Which types of funding you can get when you’re a startup

How to get 72 hour funding with business revenue lending and cash advances

How to get cash flow financing without a credit check

How to get merchant cash advances with only $5000 in deposits

How to leverage your stocks and bonds to get securities-based lines of credit

How you can use your 401(k) as loan collateral

How you can use accounts receivable financing to get 80% of your outstanding receivables NOW …

How you can get house reseller financing for up to 100% of the funds you need

Learn simple steps to build business credit that you can get started with right away

Learn how to get vendor credit and use it to your best advantage …

Why trade references matter when it comes to improving your business credit score

How to leverage home improvement store credit to help with your real estate investments and rehabs

How fleet credit can work for your business

How you can qualify for cash credit

How to get HIGH-limit credit cards in your business name

The difference between business credit cards and business credit lines

How crowdfunding can work for your real estate investing

How to find and apply for government grants at the federal, state, and local levels to help pay for your real estate investing with money that you don’t have to pay back

May 22, 2018

Perry Marshall is one of the worlds most expensive and sought-after business consultants.  Clients seek his ability to integrate engineering, sales, art and psychology.  He launched two movements in modern marketing. His Google AdWords books laid the foundations for the $100 billion Pay Per Click industry, and techniques he pioneered are standard best practices. He wrote the world’s best-selling book on web advertising, Ultimate Guide to Google AdWords.  More recently, he’s turned “80/20” into a verb. 80/20 is not just a fact about your business, it’s action you take on your business. 80/20 is the central lever for every great strategy. His book 80/20 Sales & Marketing is mandatory in many growing companies. His books are course material in several business schools.

 

During This Show We Discuss…

How the 5-step master-strategy to ruling your kingdom can radically transform your business

How to build a multi-million-dollar business by mastering marketing, equity, scale, moat, and castle

The recipe a winning “star” business has that other businesses do not

The roadmap to rapidly grow a business

Mastering your Unique Selling Proposition like Uber has

Benefiting from network effect

Creating feedback loops and understanding power laws

Determining whether you are a price or proposition simplifier

Why self-sustaining networks are the key to owning a business that can sustain through tough times

What 80/20 time is and how it can help you earn $1,000 per hour at least an hour a day

The best way you can make your products irresistible

How you can carve out a niche to be #1 in any industry

What the Espresso Machine principle is and how it can transform your business

How to find small things to change in your business that have a large impact on revenue and profits

And much more…

May 17, 2018

During this show, you will discover …

How to increase the credit limits on all of your business credit cards, including Apple and Dell

How business credit really works

The benefits of building business credit effectively

How to get started in building a credible business which can help you get credit

How to get your business set up with credit reporting agencies

How to get going with starter vendor credit

The names of four great starter vendors

Your requirements for working with starter vendors

How to move onto revolving store credit

How to get a Barclay card Visa with Apple Rewards

Everything you need to provide to get a Barclays Visa card

How to get revolving credit with Dell

Everything you must provide to get revolving credit with Dell

How to get your credit limits raised with Dell and Apple (Barclays)

How to move onto fleet credit and cash credit

Where unsecured business financing fits in

How quickly you can get high limit store credit with both Apple and Dell

May 15, 2018

For the last 20-years, Steve Lowiz has become a globally-recognized entrepreneur, speaker, and educator.  He is no stranger to leading conferences and symposiums to share his insight on entrepreneurial best practices and team management and individual development strategies

From day one, Steve made it his mission to disrupt the HR, Recruitment and Personal Development industry for the better—for good. He continues to make a difference by honing his efforts on proactive and humanistic recruiting strategies, development, and retention.

Over the years, Steve has consistently shared his expertise with countless colleagues, associates, and fellow partners. He has also engaged with leadership teams at Starbucks, Whirlpool, Coca-Cola, Cisco Systems, Miller, Walgreens, among others. In addition, he frequently contributes to leading publications regarding entrepreneurship, recruiting, and strategies to strengthen professional leadership.

Steve founded Qualigence International, the largest recruitment research firm in the U.S., in 1999.  Due to the firms explosive growth, Qualigence was named a Top 50 Company to watch.

 

During This Show We Discuss…

How much you should expect to invest to get a good hire

The best process to follow to hire someone?

The types of things you should be looking for in an interview with a potential hire

How important what someone wears is to an interview

How many interviews should you should conduct

How often you should conduct employee reviews

The best ways to motivate employees

How hiring and training will change with the newest generation of workers

The best technology to use when acquiring new talent

What is most important, experience or cultural fit

The best ways to retain top talent

The types of performance reviews you should be conducting

How performance review should be conducted

How to go about deciding on potential pay raises

The types of feedback loop you should have for team members

The reasons people leave organizations and how to get them to want to stay

The best things employers should to do retain top talent

And much more...

May 10, 2018

During this show you will discover:

What true lines of credit are, how they work, how they can give you the flexibility you want and need to grow your business … and how and where to get them

6 types of credit lines you can get at conventional banks with super-low rates … and the specific purposes for each so you’ll know which ones work best for you and how to get approved

The fastest way to get a low-interest credit line up to $350,000 for your businesseven when you can’t qualify for conventional bank financing

How to get credit lines from private investors and alternative funding sources that few know about … and how to get long terms and low rates even when banks say “no”

And much more...

May 8, 2018

Thomas F. LaVecchia, MBA is a Digital Marketing Strategist, Author, Influencer and Founder of X Factor Media and New Theory Magazine.  Tom started out his career in sales and quickly became a top-performer in his industry.  He was awarded with over 10 national sales awards in his 15-year sales career. When his outstanding corporate career was suddenly disrupted, Tom found himself jobless and not sure what to do. He wrote a book, The X Factor Selling System, that quickly became a best-seller. He then founded X Factor Media and has been helping others increase their reach through his marketing agency.

During This Show We Discuss…

What the X factor is and how to use it in your business

The steps a business owner can take to find the X factor in your business

How important content is to your digital marketing strategy

The best ways to use one piece of content many places

How to use infographics to expand your marketing

How to use video effectively to market your business

The types of videos that perform best

The type of investment that is required to create production-quality videos

The best digital platforms to use to promote your brand

The top 3 things every website should have

The essentials to get your site to show on Google searches

How SEO can be used for reputation management?

The best ways to retain customers

How to really get engagement on social channels

How social media influencers can help grow a business social media channels

How press-releases can help grow a business exposure

Other types of PR that you can use to grow your business on a budget

When you should get your own app, and how much does it will cost

What Google 360 is, and how to use it to grow your business

And much more...

May 3, 2018

During this show, you will discover …

The best way to get a high limit credit line for your business

What a credit line actually is

The advantages of a business credit line

How you can get other financing, even if your business is a startup

The details behind SBA CapLines

Different kinds of SBA CapLines for seasonal businesses, general contractors and more

The documentation you will need for the SBA Express program

How to get a high limit credit line from a private investor or lender

The documentation you will need for a high limit credit line

How to use your inventory for collateral for business financing

How to get unsecured business credit cards

The approval requirements and rates for unsecured business credit cards

The many advantages of unsecured business financing

The kinds of approvals and rates you can get for unsecured business financing

What your personal credit should be like in order to get unsecured business financing

The differences between consumer credit cards and business credit cards, even if they seem similar

How the qualifications differ for unsecured business financing

How to get an unsecured bank line of credit from an alternative lender

The rates and credit score you will need for this newer type of financing

How to get a revenue credit lending line

The documentation and profit margins lenders want to see

How to get an accounts receivable credit line

The documentation and profits lenders want to see

How to get corporate credit lines

How to get financing for a semi-truck

How to get backlist financing for a bookstore or publisher

And much more…

May 1, 2018

An entrepreneur, Angel investor and founder of Build Live Give, Paul helps corporate escapees to build their dream business.  Paul learnt the importance of thinking global and acting local during his 18-year career at Coca-Cola.  But at the height of it, he needed to take control. See Paul’s inherited condition and corporate didn’t mix.  For five years he worked alone - under delivered financially. This took a huge emotional toll.  He was desperate and joined a mastermind - it worked.  Paul’s self-journey inspired him to create the BLG community, helping corporate escapees to wipe off years of struggle in rapidly growing their dream business.

During This Show We Discuss…

The things that need to be in place for someone to leave their job and grow their own business

4 powerful questions and answers every entrepreneur should know

How to get over the fear of taking the leap to start your own business

How your business can benefit from outsourcing

4 things you need to outsource right now to be a more effective leader

How to discover how your perfect customer really is

How to master the art of selling

How to develop a high-performance team

How to radically increase your personal productivity

The best places to go to find talent to outsource to

How to you pay people you outsource to

The types of tasks outside contractors can do to help your business

The most-effective ways to develop and train a team

3 qualities great leaders should have

The biggest lessons learned from managing teams of 200+

What’s most-effective in boosting sales

The tech platforms that are the most-effective to grow your business

How to surround yourself with the right people

And much more…

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